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  Reply # 320789 20-Apr-2010 18:20
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Well written, thanks for the review job.




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  Reply # 320806 20-Apr-2010 18:38
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freitasm: One word: fascinating... If you want a companion device for your computing needs/wants, this might be it. Rated BUY: http://www.geekzone.co.nz/content.asp?contentid=8732


Thanks for the good concise review without the information overload that I've been seeing in a lot of other reviews online.

As an existing iPhone user I'm guessing that I may not find the iPad as exciting as someone who is relatively inexperienced with this particular user interface, but nevertheless I'm starting to become a lot more enthused by this device than I was during the original launch event.

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  Reply # 320868 20-Apr-2010 20:00
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Very nice review, cant wait to get one.



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  Reply # 321469 21-Apr-2010 21:41
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Had a go on an iPad today:

Heavier and smaller than I thought it'd be
Gorgeous screen
Very quick opening apps and smoooooooth transitions all over the place
Easy to view photos
Maps look amazing
On-screen keyboard is fine, in my first rushed sentence only 1 letter was mis-typed (operator error?)

I want one....hurry up Aussie launch-date!

:)

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  Reply # 324765 29-Apr-2010 15:05
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Im over 500 in the que for the 3G model.
Have no choice but to wait.




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  Reply # 324789 29-Apr-2010 15:38
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I ended up getting mine off trademe, it may have cost me more but I couldnt wait any longer.

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  Reply # 324793 29-Apr-2010 15:41

I'm sorry - what is this queue you speak of?

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  Reply # 324797 29-Apr-2010 15:43
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Reply # 324822 29-Apr-2010 16:42
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It already got up to 500? Argh!!! Should have order it earlier.... oh well, i guess i will have to play the patience card a bit longer... 

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  Reply # 324826 29-Apr-2010 16:46
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My order was placed on the 3rd April as well.
Around the time of the US release.
Dread to think what the cue is now !! 




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  Reply # 324900 29-Apr-2010 19:08
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I ordered a 32Gb wifi model through eBay; paid for it on March 18, it was shipped March 20 and arrived March 27!! Didn't even get stung for GST or duty through customs. Perhaps a slightly dodgy way to go not buying from an official store but it's working fine and I've registered it now through iTunes. Paid $840 Aussie dollars for it and I guess they will only get cheaper as time goes on...

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  Reply # 325033 29-Apr-2010 23:27
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The only obstacle now is that i have no US iTunes account. I could get the US gift cards off eBay and set one up that way and start downloading apps, i'm sure there are people doing it outside US. Sigh, why don't they just have one single iTune store and every country can just use it...

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  Reply # 325060 30-Apr-2010 06:35
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PoLiGnAc: The only obstacle now is that i have no US iTunes account. I could get the US gift cards off eBay and set one up that way and start downloading apps, i'm sure there are people doing it outside US. Sigh, why don't they just have one single iTune store and every country can just use it...


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  Reply # 325090 30-Apr-2010 08:53
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You can set up a US account using the details of a hotel in the states and selecting the no payment option. Also there are a few sites that sell the US itunes card but they normally add another $10 on top of the value of the card.

With a little bit of mucking around you can get your IPad to sync your NZ apps and ones from the US store.

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  Reply # 325099 30-Apr-2010 09:05
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I've set up a US account.
Tried to purchase apps with credit card but they don't go through.
What's the catch here ??




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