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  Reply # 943141 29-Nov-2013 20:24 Send private message

Mighty Ape has just announced their Games Christmas Sales (this is our aff link).






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  Reply # 943174 29-Nov-2013 21:57 Send private message

Gelaskin - beautiful artistic cases and skins for Apple, Samsung, Laptops, Kindle etc
25% off with the code "bigsale" - emblazoned all over the site.
 
My partner absolutely loves them - the skin she got for her Mac Air is quite marvelous. They use a new 3m product that doesn't bubble and looks immaculate. The hard Iphone 5 case is very nice too. Highly recommended


USPS shipping to NZ is cheap as chips too.

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  Reply # 943383 30-Nov-2013 13:13 Send private message

mattwnz:
Detruire:
jonathan18:

Detruire:
benmurphy66:
Detruire: Hmm... looks like I missed the Surface RT deal (Noel Leeming and JB sites say out of stock, and I doubt there'll be any left at either store tomorrow. )


In the end I got four.... (sorry).




I suggest trying a store rather than online. I went to our local JB store with my sister late afternoon for her to buy one, and they had a handful left.


I missed out on checking stores today (both close at 5:30 here afaik), and I doubt there'll be any left tomorrow. From what's happened with similar deals in the past, I expect any remaining stock to have been snapped up by staff members.


Good luck. Many people may not know about the deal, so you maybe in luck if you get in quick tomorrow. 


Seems that was the case - I got one from JB (in Palmy) about an hour after they opened. The guy in the store said that they had a few more left, and the smaller Harvey Norman definitely had a few left too.




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  Reply # 943606 1-Dec-2013 09:29 Send private message

I picked up the surface rt for $278 from jb and it was an impulse buy. I have used it for a few minutes and it isn't for me. I am happy with my iPad so gonna sell it now.




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  Reply # 943613 1-Dec-2013 09:43 Send private message

sidders80: I picked up the surface rt for $278 from jb and it was an impulse buy. I have used it for a few minutes and it isn't for me. I am happy with my iPad so gonna sell it now.


What's driving your decision on this please? Considering getting one for my parents so am keen to hear end user opinions.

Where in NZ are you? Will give you $250 ;-)

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  Reply # 943626 1-Dec-2013 09:51 Send private message

Jaxson:
sidders80: I picked up the surface rt for $278 from jb and it was an impulse buy. I have used it for a few minutes and it isn't for me. I am happy with my iPad so gonna sell it now.


What's driving your decision on this please? Considering getting one for my parents so am keen to hear end user opinions.

Where in NZ are you? Will give you $250 ;-)



its not a bad device but using the ios and android for my phone windows rt is not me. good device for a basic use and should be good for your parents. I am in auckland




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  Reply # 943628 1-Dec-2013 09:57 Send private message

Jaxson:
sidders80: I picked up the surface rt for $278 from jb and it was an impulse buy. I have used it for a few minutes and it isn't for me. I am happy with my iPad so gonna sell it now.


What's driving your decision on this please? Considering getting one for my parents so am keen to hear end user opinions.

Where in NZ are you? Will give you $250 ;-)


250 is fine if you want it




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  Reply # 943631 1-Dec-2013 10:04 Send private message

lol i controlled myself. i find my ipad 2 is the best tablet of anything by far. unless of course you need usb, flash, keyboard, touchpad, and windows.

i'll give you $199 if you're in dunedin :D

PS can't wait for cyber monday? any heads ups? craving for a network storage solution ... 4TB minimum ... dirt cheap essential




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  Reply # 943677 1-Dec-2013 12:36 Send private message

Quite a few Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals in the US at the moment: laptops, cameras, portable hard drives, network devices

And Amazon has got some neat deals as well

Guess it's time to use Youshop a lot!

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  Reply # 943684 1-Dec-2013 13:00 Send private message

Does it cost less to use youshop vs amazon?




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  Reply # 943686 1-Dec-2013 13:14 Send private message

sidders80: I picked up the surface rt for $278 from jb and it was an impulse buy. I have used it for a few minutes and it isn't for me. I am happy with my iPad so gonna sell it now.


I'm not sure why someone with an iPad (or other decent tablet) would be interested in the Surface RT unless they wanted it for development or because they're heavily invested in the Windows ecosystem.

Jaxson: What's driving your decision on this please? Considering getting one for my parents so am keen to hear end user opinions.


I was considering giving mine to my parents, but now that I've spent a couple of hours with it I don't think that they'd like it. They're not very good with technology, and as it seems far too unintuitive, I don't think that they'd like it much. At times, I struggled to work out how to do some things without resorting to a web search, and I'm fairly used to doing similar things in Windows 8 (I'm running it on my desktop.)

My overall opinion (on whether it's any good or not) is that there are too many desktop distractions (that you don't get with iOS or WP8) for it be a great simple/easy-to-use tablet. That wouldn't be so bad if you could install any program (compiled for ARM/RT) or apps from any source, but that doesn't seem to be possible without jailbreaking it (which isn't yet an option for RT 8.1.)






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  Reply # 943687 1-Dec-2013 13:19 Send private message

joker97: lol i controlled myself. i find my ipad 2 is the best tablet of anything by far. unless of course you need usb, flash, keyboard, touchpad, and windows.

i'll give you $199 if you're in dunedin :D

PS can't wait for cyber monday? any heads ups? craving for a network storage solution ... 4TB minimum ... dirt cheap essential


I have a Netgear ReadyNAS 4000 with 4 x 2TB drives populated in it for $500 if you're interested PM me.

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  Reply # 943688 1-Dec-2013 13:23 Send private message

joker97: Does it cost less to use youshop vs amazon?


Yes Amazon is cheaper but there are loads of things where they're not allowed to ship them overseas, where youshop comes in

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  Reply # 943690 1-Dec-2013 13:32 Send private message

nathan:
joker97: Does it cost less to use youshop vs amazon?


Yes Amazon is cheaper but there are loads of things where they're not allowed to ship them overseas, where youshop comes in


ah of course!




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  Reply # 943692 1-Dec-2013 13:35 Send private message

rp1790:
joker97: lol i controlled myself. i find my ipad 2 is the best tablet of anything by far. unless of course you need usb, flash, keyboard, touchpad, and windows.

i'll give you $199 if you're in dunedin :D

PS can't wait for cyber monday? any heads ups? craving for a network storage solution ... 4TB minimum ... dirt cheap essential


I have a Netgear ReadyNAS 4000 with 4 x 2TB drives populated in it for $500 if you're interested PM me.


ok.

anyone knows any gigabit router with good dual AC gigabit minimum wifi? or is ac wifi asking too much at this stage?




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