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IPAD 2

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  1. MamboRock

    MamboRock Member

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    I plan to buy an Ipad 2. They are selling 16GB at $399. Any suggestions or anything that I need to pay attention to when buying one?
     
  2. Mr. Clutch

    Mr. Clutch Contributing Member

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    Make sure to pay.
     
  3. bobrek

    bobrek Politics belong in the D & D

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    If you want a cell data plan, make sure you are buying one that has the capability. For $399, I doubt it has one.
     
  4. robroy77

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    You can get a 32gb refurbished iPad 2 through Apple.com for $399. Ive got 2 iPhones, 1 macbook, 1 iMac, and 1 iPad refurbished and they all were in perfect condition with the same warranty as a new one. Apple actually replaces and damaged parts of the product to put it back into a new product look, but using refurbished and tested parts. For the same price I would get the refurbished one!

    http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/specialdeals/ipad
     
  5. MamboRock

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    What is a cell data plan and what is it for?
     
  6. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    Don't buy accessories at the apple store. $$$
     
  7. aussiejack

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    Check out for light leaks on the side of the screen and dead pixels when you buy it. Otherwise, apple products are rather safe to buy. Remember apple has a "no questions asked" 14 day return policy so you have plenty of time to use the ipad to sus out any problems.
     
  8. Coach AI

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    I believe the new iPad 2s are wifi only.

    The cell phone thing he is talking about is that some models of iPad have 3G (or LTE/4G on new ipads) radios that you can buy month to month data plans instead of relying on wireless.

    If you are near a microcenter, check them out. They have had iPad 2s on sale new for 359 a lot here recently.

    EDIT: here
    http://www.microcenter.com/storefronts/apple/ipad2.html
     
  9. Dubious

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    internet access when you are not in range of wi-fi
     
  10. Surfguy

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    The funniest scams are the ones where guys are selling new iPads out of their van. They let you see it and try it out. Then, they sell you a weighted iPad box with no iPad at some unbelievable bargain. People are so stupid to fall for that...but they do.

    I got your new iPad2 right here, man! 32 GB for only $150! ;)
     
  11. ArtV

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    lol - that would explain this...
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/14-empty-iP...?pt=US_Tablet_Accessories&hash=item27c7498374

    I was searching for an ipad when I came across that and thought why/who would pay that much for empty boxes...ahhhh - I see...
     
  12. Yung-T

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    Have fun with the awesome Apple family...not.
     
  13. OmegaSupreme

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    ...and so it begins.
     
  14. morpheus133

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    Really the only accessory you are likely to need is a case, and perhaps a screen protector film. Maybe a stylus if you want to use drawing/art apps or handwriting apps. Most places that sell ipads will have them, but amazon often has better prices.
     
  15. Nero

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    Apple has been regularly selling 16GB iPad 2 refurbs for $319

    Pretty good deal, but 32gb would be a lot better.
     
  16. Mr.Scarface

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  17. DaDakota

    DaDakota If you want to know, just ask!

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    Why are the 2s still about as expensive as the 3s?

    I would check Craigslist.

    DD
     
  18. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    1994 called. They want their snarky comment back.
     
  19. Blake

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    :rolleyes::rolleyes:
     

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