1. chocojack's Avatar
    I'm planning to get my first iPad, but I just heard that they will be releasing iOS 5 in the fall. So should I go ahead & buy the iPad now or wait? Will I be able to update to iOS 5 for free or will it cost me? any suggestions?
    08-03-2011 06:47 PM
  2. BLiNK's Avatar
    don't do anything. Apple is rubbish.. Hey, this troll thing is pretty radical!
    Fausty82 likes this.
    08-03-2011 06:59 PM
  3. verwon's Avatar
    Apple doesn't charge for those updates.


    Sent from my favorite gadget!
    08-03-2011 07:09 PM
  4. Felipe#WP's Avatar
    you can buy it now. they probably wont charge for the update. they stopped doing that.*

    *they use to do it for the ipod touches. If you had an ipod touch you would have to pay $10 for it.
    08-03-2011 09:34 PM
  5. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    Update will be free, if you want one buy one .. That's my thought.
    08-04-2011 12:32 AM
  6. Fausty82's Avatar
    You can always wait for the next, better, shinier thing... but you have to buy at some point... why not now? As jsntrnkler said, the OS updates are free, so that should not factor in at all.

    Go for it.
    08-04-2011 01:01 AM
  7. Ham Solo's Avatar
    Drop some coin on a new toy and be happy.
    08-04-2011 01:33 AM
  8. fdeschenes's Avatar
    With the iPad 2 released in March, it's doubtful we'll see a revised version anytime soon so from a hardware perspective, there's no reason to wait. As for iOS, every previous version has been a free upgrade so it's very unlikely that Apple will charge for iOS5. As a already suggested, go satisfy your craving and buy an iPad now.
    08-04-2011 02:04 AM
  9. finnybean's Avatar
    Its way ahead thinking about ipad with iOS 5. You should buy it for now and will always get an option to upgrade it later on. Moreover iOS 5 is yet to be tested from user point of view so better to go for current version of the iPad.
    08-04-2011 05:50 AM
  10. Fausty82's Avatar
    Its way ahead thinking about ipad with iOS 5. You should buy it for now and will always get an option to upgrade it later on. Moreover iOS 5 is yet to be tested from user point of view so better to go for current version of the iPad.

    iOS 5 works very well in the iPad at this point. It has not officially been released, so in that sense, it's "future", but trust me, iOS 5 is getting plenty of user testing already.

    My position remains unchanged: buy now, upgrade to iOS 5 when it's released.
    08-04-2011 09:44 AM
  11. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    @Hank +1 ... You stole the words right out of my mouth sir, LOL I saw his comment this morning and thought "Huh?"
    08-04-2011 09:46 AM
  12. chocojack's Avatar
    you all are wonderful - thanks for the advice!
    08-04-2011 10:52 AM
  13. ghostface147's Avatar
    you all are wonderful - thanks for the advice!

    Glad I could be of no assistance.
    08-04-2011 12:05 PM
  14. finnybean's Avatar
    All I wanted to say is just grab the ipad now without wasting anytime....no offense to iOS 5...
    08-05-2011 05:39 AM
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