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View Poll Results: Who is buying an iPad2 to make poorer appletards jelly?
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I'm actually an appletard and I take offense but cannot resist the urge to vote. 1 3.33%
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Old Mar 2, 2011, 04:59 PM   #1
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I'm happy with my original. I don't see enough changes to warrant buying a new one, I have no use for cameras. If it had a usb or sd slot, I'd strongly consider the upgrade.
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You know, there's a pretty awesome subforum just for this. I bought a Xoom to make iPad owners jelly

No, not really I bought a Xoom because it's a badass product
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Dang. I hadn't thought of the Xoom. Oh yes I did and I don't want to be on Verizon.
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You know, there's a pretty awesome subforum just for this. I bought a Xoom to make iPad owners jelly

No, not really I bought a Xoom because it's a badass product
iPad 2 just pwnd your Xoom.
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iPad 2 just pwnd your Xoom.
With it's same resolution and lack of ports as the original?

2 cameras mean that much to you huh, mang?
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If the god damn thing actually had a USB port, I would consider upgrading.
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With it's same resolution and lack of ports as the original?

2 cameras mean that much to you huh, mang?
What's with you guys and the need for ports? Oh, it doesn't have a port. OMG!

2 cameras, dual cpu's, keep the iPad 2 on par and probably faster than the Xoom. Plus more apps, more functionality, support, user base, and all around better user experience. So it matches the Xoom for a whole lot less. iPad pricing can't be matched.
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If the god damn thing actually had a USB port, I would consider upgrading.
Exactly. **** it, give me an sd slot and I'd even consider it, really annoying and plain frustrating that they didn't include something as basic as a usb port. I'll even take a 1.1
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What's with you guys and the need for ports? Oh, it doesn't have a port. OMG!

2 cameras, dual cpu's, keep the iPad 2 on par and probably faster than the Xoom. Plus more apps, more functionality, support, user base, and all around better user experience. So it matches the Xoom for a whole lot less.
I'm speaking as an owner of the ipad, it lacks anything innovative enough for me to want to upgrade. I want usb. It doesn't have it, so I will stick with my original ipad.
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iPad 2 just pwnd your Xoom.
16:10 10.1" 1280x800 screen just owned iPad 2. This cannot be argued. 4:3 sucks. The only thing on the iPad 2 that MIGHT own the Xoom is the GPU, and there's really no telling since 'up to 9x performance' tells me nothing and the Xoom is already stellar in the 3D realm, pushing more pixels no less. Oh and the fact the Xoom is already rooted, already overclocked, yeah iPad 2 didn't own jack I'm at 1.5ghz on my Xoom and my battery life is STILL phenomenal. Yeah, give me a Xoom any day over your closed ecosystem

Also, a 'whole lot less?' In what world do you live in? The Xoom is priced competitively with the same tier iPad

Oh yeah and I don't have to spend $40 bucks to have HDMI out with some crapass dongle Hey and how bout those push notifications? Oh wait, the Xoom doesn't have to put up with that crap.

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I'm happy with my original. I don't see enough changes to warrant buying a new one, I have no use for cameras.


If it had a higher rez screen, I'd buy it.
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iPad 2 just pwnd your Xoom.
The iPad 2 isn't much different than the iPad... 33% thinner and a couple ounces or so lighter. The CPU is now dual-core I believe, but it's an upgrade and not a revolution to the format by any means.

Things still missing:

A USB port

A card reader for pictures

A price reduction for the line


My thoughts, if you want a tablet the iPad 2 is a great choice (especially the cheapo 16gb non-contract) but it is no longer your only choice or even the best choice depending on what you want. IMO if you're blowing $600+ the Xoom is a better wireless-G option since ATT sucks compared to Verizon... and it's a fully finctional and more open Android OS.


The smart move? Wait a few months for summer when everybody and their sister will come out with a nice honeycomb tablet, forcing price drops in this current 2 horse race.
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The iPad 2 isn't much different than the iPad... 33% thinner and a couple ounces or so lighter. The CPU is now dual-core I believe, but it's an upgrade and not a revolution to the format by any means.

Things still missing:

A USB port

A card reader for pictures

A price reduction for the line


My thoughts, if you want a tablet the iPad 2 is a great choice (especially the cheapo 16gb non-contract) but it is no longer your only choice or even the best choice depending on what you want. IMO if you're blowing $600+ the Xoom is a better wireless-G option since ATT sucks compared to Verizon... and it's a fully finctional and more open Android OS.


The smart move? Wait a few months for summer when everybody and their sister will come out with a nice honeycomb tablet, forcing price drops in this current 2 horse race.
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16:10 10.1" 1280x800 screen just owned iPad 2. This cannot be argued. 4:3 sucks.
I wonder how the viewing angles and anti-glare coatings compare between these two devices. Isn't IPS tech superior to what is in the Xoom?

You can have the prettiest, high-res screen in the world, but if you have to look at it dead-on with no ambient light in the room, it is next to worthless.
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Seriously, what was apple thinking sticking with the 1024x768 screen? The iPhone 4 Retina screen beats it hands down in brightness+pixel density. Going to wait for the next refresh thank you very much.
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I wonder how the viewing angles and anti-glare coatings compare between these two devices. Isn't IPS tech superior to what is in the Xoom?

You can have the prettiest, high-res screen in the world, but if you have to look at it dead-on with no ambient light in the room, it is next to worthless.
Xoom's viewing angles are incredible, no joke. I almost can't find an angle I can't see the screen from. It's also absurdly bright if you want it to be, I never put it above 15% brightness to be honest. The screen on the Xoom is just damned nice and extremely high quality. Friend of mine with the Viewsonic G-tablet is extremely jealous because of the Xoom's viewing angles.
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I still don't see why anyone would need such a device.
See, everyone (and your mama) are turning into geeks nowadays. It's apparently the chic thing.
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who cares about the iPad2? the resolution is the same, only 512MB of ram, and it still can't multi-task as good as Android-based products
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Mine replaced my phone and my laptop. I have a dumbphone for calling but I use my tablet for so much now.
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who cares about the iPad2? the resolution is the same, only 512MB of ram, and it still can't multi-task as good as Android-based products
No confirmation on ram yet. But you're right about the multitasking, iOS's half-assed backgrounding doesn't even come close to the full multitasking on the Xoom.
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No confirmation on ram yet. But you're right about the multitasking, iOS's half-assed backgrounding doesn't even come close to the full multitasking on the Xoom.
i was considering an iPad, but once i realized that i can't properly multi-task even simple chat programs ... i balked.


being Kernel type Hybrid (Darwin) ...FreeBSD-esque... i don't see why they cannot easily do proper multi-tasking, but then again... i suppose i can understand... (to some limited degree) without studying more about iOS


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I am on the fence, right now while I was ready to plop down the cash on a 32GB 3G/Wifi, I think I might hang off and see the reviews on the LG T-Mobile G Slate 4G. My Ipad still does everything that I would like it to and I am interested to see what iOS 5 will look like in June or July.
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I'm speaking as an owner of the ipad, it lacks anything innovative enough for me to want to upgrade. I want usb. It doesn't have it, so I will stick with my original ipad.
On the plus side, it makes ipad 1 cheaper!
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On the plus side, it makes ipad 1 cheaper!
I would think Apple would price this thing 100 dollars more just to make the old one look cheaper lol.
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16:10 10.1" 1280x800 screen just owned iPad 2. This cannot be argued. 4:3 sucks. The only thing on the iPad 2 that MIGHT own the Xoom is the GPU, and there's really no telling since 'up to 9x performance' tells me nothing and the Xoom is already stellar in the 3D realm, pushing more pixels no less. Oh and the fact the Xoom is already rooted, already overclocked, yeah iPad 2 didn't own jack I'm at 1.5ghz on my Xoom and my battery life is STILL phenomenal. Yeah, give me a Xoom any day over your closed ecosystem

Also, a 'whole lot less?' In what world do you live in? The Xoom is priced competitively with the same tier iPad

Oh yeah and I don't have to spend $40 bucks to have HDMI out with some crapass dongle Hey and how bout those push notifications? Oh wait, the Xoom doesn't have to put up with that crap.
What are you smoking? There are more iPad models at various prices, outpricing the competitors. The Tab is a joke. Xoom is too expensive compared to the comparable iPad (especially when you factor in the lack of apps).

So, let me see you be productive on your Xoom:

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I guess you can't. That's why you are busy doing nonsense like rooting and overclocking to give you something to do on it.
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I would think Apple would price this thing 100 dollars more just to make the old one look cheaper lol.
The old model is now $100 across all models...
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What are you smoking? There are more iPad models at various prices, outpricing the competitors. The Tab is a joke. Xoom is too expensive compared to the comparable iPad (especially when you factor in the lack of apps).

So, let me see you be productive on your Xoom:

Pages
Numbers
Keynote
iMovie
Photogene
Infinity Blade
Massive selection of games available.

I guess you can't. That's why you are busy doing nonsense like rooting and overclocking to give you something to do on it.
So clueless. Move along, you're out of your league here.
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