1. Rieder59's Avatar
    I looked around at the different iPads, always wanted one and particularly when I saw a friends iPad 3 a year or so back. I already had the Tab 3 8" and looked at full size but decided on the iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display as it is the right size for me, is higher spec than the iPad 3 and just below that of the iPad air Processor wise. I walk with a stick but do as much photography as I can, so not taking my lappy, getting rid of my SLR and using the iPad Mini really works well for me with the resultant weight loss. I sold the Tab 3 to finance the iPad2, hated parting with it but love the iPad I got.

    I replaced the SLR with a Bridge Camera which is much lighter and no lenses to carry. The iPad will replace the lappy on Photography Club meets so that helps. I chose the 16GB model as I don't need loads of photographs, music, video etc. Then I had second thoughts and spotted the Ravpower 5 in 1 and ordered it-be here Friday all being well. This gives me SD Card, USB drives including sticks and USB HDD, its own Wi Fi connection/hot spot and internet and NAS Server so it can stream video/music to the iPad and other devices (5 at a time), a built in battery power pack to charge my phones etc for 29.99 currently on Amazon.

    I use my Windows Phone (Don't shoot me, I love it, got the Nokia 920) as a good camera, will use the iPad because the pics and display are brilliant. There are areas where these smaller items will excel, where the Canon Bridge Camera has a 1200mm lens and the Lumix a 496mm lens but I can still travel light. This is my first iPad, never had an iPhone, but I did have an iTouch and a Mac Mini, pre Intel version so no stranger to Apple.
    11-06-2014 03:47 AM
  2. phreddyl's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore! Enjoy the new iPad
    11-06-2014 07:11 AM
  3. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Welcomr to iMore and ConGrat on your new iPad. Post often and ENJOY
    11-06-2014 10:27 AM
  4. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Welcome to IMore and congratulations on getting your new toy. Enjoy...
    11-06-2014 10:34 AM
  5. Natasha Sinicky's Avatar
    helllo! I'm new here too! I have the 6 regular, and no ipad, but that's the next big buy after the piggy bank fills back up
    11-06-2014 10:45 AM
  6. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore! Enjoy your time here!

    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5.
    11-06-2014 01:41 PM
  7. taz323's Avatar
    Hi and welcome.
    11-06-2014 03:07 PM
  8. Rieder59's Avatar
    Just some feedback. I got the RavPower 5 in 1 from Amazon. Tested an SD Card, A USB Stick and a 500GB external HDD on the iPad 16GB I bought. All work brilliantly from the RavPower. I exported a film from my television digital recorder to a USB stick, put that into the RavPower and streamed the content to the iPad. The picture was brilliant and the streaming was constant and no breaks, I just had to get OPlayer Lite or something to play it on. Finally I used the RavPower to recharge my phone. What a bargain! Just a FYI for anyone looking for something similar in the future.
    11-09-2014 03:26 PM

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