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Master Geek
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  Reply # 749982 24-Jan-2013 08:23 Send private message


also, my iPad is a WiFi only model

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  Reply # 749991 24-Jan-2013 08:35 Send private message

Any reason why home sharing from a PC or Mac based itunes won't work for you? I and many people I know do this and are happy with it. I have my entire video library on itunes (media folder is on a SAN but thats irrelevant for this discussion) and through home sharing can access all the content when I'm at home over wi fi. I've never had an issue with it and works fine with my old ipad 1

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  Reply # 750128 24-Jan-2013 12:48 Send private message

I use Airplay it to stream video from my PC.

For the price of the plugs etc you might be better off to get device to extend the range of your wi-fi

I think air play it can convert videos so you can down load them to the Ipad but I have not tried it yet.

Also since ipad's go for very close to retail on trade me is it an option to sell it and upgrade to a larger one?

I am contemplating doing this after my holiday, trading in my Ipad 16GB 3G version and putting an extra $400-500 to go to a 64gb version.




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  Reply # 750474 24-Jan-2013 23:06 Send private message

Was wondering bout that actually. Selling and upgrading. But wasn't sure bout resell value. Might try that. If I have more memory. Most of my issues are solved.
Atm its only 1mth old!!



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Master Geek
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  Reply # 751442 27-Jan-2013 11:28 Send private message

guess theres no real way to access a flashdrive or external HDD with out using WiFi/Data?

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  Reply # 751448 27-Jan-2013 11:54 Send private message

pinkbellbird: guess theres no real way to access a flashdrive or external HDD with out using WiFi/Data?


If you are thinking about selling and upgrading seriously look at the android tablets. The ability to add a micro SD card and attach USB devices is very straightforward with most of the android tablets. IPads generally hold their value pretty well.




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