In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, John Navas
> On Mon, 31 May 2010 09:04:34 +1200, "Your Name" <email@example.com>
> wrote in <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >"John Navas" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> >> Pretty much my thinking as well.
> >> I need a decent keyboard for email, documents, presentations,
> >> annotations, etc.
> >You can get a real keyboard for the iPad - both from Apple and evidently
> >most USB keyboards via the camera adapter ... BUT the iPad is not a
> >computer, never was, never will be.
> Carrying around a USB keyboard would seem to defeat the entire purpose
> of the device.
You can get fold-up and roll-up keyboards, as well as mini-keyboards,
etc., even a laser projected keyboard (although that wouldn't really be
any better than the on-screen keyboard).
> >> Why would anyone rationally buy an iPad when (say) the Acer
> >> Aspire One can be had for only $200 (Newegg Memorial Day sale)?
> >You'd buy the iPad just to escape Windoze hell. :-)
> What hell? Works for me.
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