1. MobileMania's Avatar
    Because I do. The iPad is totally useless for me when I don't have wifi around. One time, I was to show off some of the cool features of iPad to my friends and whalla! there was no Wifi around.
    08-30-2010 02:37 AM
  2. frogstofall's Avatar
    Ehh.... I do sometimes. But if you have an iPhone and jailbreak it, you can use MYWI and connect your iPad that way.
    08-30-2010 05:49 AM
  3. j7469's Avatar
    I did so I sold the wifi model on eBay for a profit. Then I bought the 3G model. I really don't think it's worth $130 more but paying $25 a month (I wish I could get the unlimited) is better than paying $60 for a verizon mifi.
    08-30-2010 10:22 AM
  4. freyaheart's Avatar
    Ya I should have gotten the 3g oh well
    08-30-2010 11:09 AM
  5. Jeremy's Avatar
    Not at all. Everywhere I am going to use it there is Wi-Fi. It's not like I'm gonna need to use it in my car or even carry it around every where I go. That's what my iPhone is for.
    08-30-2010 11:14 AM
  6. DiveBum's Avatar
    Not at all... running MyWi on my iPhone. WiFi access where ever.
    08-30-2010 01:39 PM
  7. bdegrande's Avatar
    I did wait for the 3G model and am very happy with my decision, since I dont have any other 3G acesss, I have an iPod Touch and not an iPhone.

    I love being able to stream Netflix and Air Video over 3G, however, with AT&T eliminating the unlimited data plans for the iPad, I don't think 3G is nearly as useful any more except for those of us who got in early enough to get unlimited data. I would rather have a MiFi or similar device, it would have higher bandwidth limits and can be used by other devices as well as the iPad.
    08-30-2010 01:55 PM
  8. Maniacfive's Avatar
    Not in the slightest. I thought I might need a data connection in places where I had none, so I bought a MiFi dongle just in case, never had to use it. There's WiFi all over the place.

    And besides that, the MiFi dongle was 50 the ipad 3G was an extra 130. I'd rather spend that saved money on credit for the MiFi. Which when abroad can be used for many other devices too. Keep all those roaming charges in one place!
    08-30-2010 02:03 PM
  9. benjimen's Avatar
    3G I could maybe do without, but the fact that the WiFi-only model doesn't have a GPS chip is disappointing.
    08-30-2010 02:20 PM
  10. Bandi1's Avatar
    I bought a 64gb WiFi the day after it came out in the U.S. and found it was too limited for my needs. I then bought a 64gb 3G the day it was released in Canada and sold the WiFi version. I love the 3G version and find new ways to integrate it into my lifestyle everyday. My aim is to travel without a laptop by years end.
    08-30-2010 02:26 PM
  11. jellis14's Avatar
    No Way - I have the 3g hot spot - and it works GREAT!!! I have my phone android phone - rooted and have FREE Mobile HotSpot. So its GREAT... I have the Best of both worlds - and SWEET Android phone with 4g... and the IPAD wifi with IOS...

    I sold my iphone 4 to do this, and its the best thing I ever did... Love IT!!!
    08-30-2010 03:45 PM
  12. farbod21's Avatar
    Not at all. Laughing at all the saps that paid $150 extra for their ipad plus $30 a month for something I get for free with Jailbreak and tethering...
    08-30-2010 03:46 PM
  13. Oldandintheway's Avatar
    I got a 32gb wifi and want nothing more. Well that's not completely true, but AT&T sucks so bad in my area I would have been frustrated constantly.
    08-30-2010 04:00 PM
  14. Smlk's Avatar
    I am happy with my wifi and I wouldn't want to pay for the extra fees anyway. I don't think we should have to pay extra to share wifi tethering from the phone.
    08-30-2010 04:38 PM
  15. BeyondtheTech's Avatar
    I bought the iPad Wi-Fi first, to which later I found someone who had a hard time obtaining one and wanted to trade their MacBook for it. No brainer, sold.

    Then, I got the 16GB iPad 3G simply for the better resale value and the GPS, but also so I could simply pull my iPhone 4 microSIM out and pop it in there if I needed to, if I didn't want to go the whole jailbreak + MyWi route.

    A bit peeved that Apple gives no such way to give your Wi-Fi only devices iPad or iPod touch some life through your iPhone's data connection.
    08-30-2010 05:12 PM
  16. Maniacfive's Avatar
    3G I could maybe do without, but the fact that the WiFi-only model doesn't have a GPS chip is disappointing.
    Uuuuh, then be disappointed no more! because it does have a GPS chip?
    08-30-2010 06:21 PM
  17. hunter.melissa44@yahoo.co's Avatar
    ipads are really great phones enjoying mines .
    08-30-2010 06:27 PM
  18. hunter.melissa44@yahoo.co's Avatar
    Ipad are really great phones enjoying and loving my phone
    08-30-2010 06:29 PM
  19. thinkTwice's Avatar
    No regrets. I'm happy with the wifi only iPad
    08-30-2010 07:58 PM
  20. Trodecke's Avatar
    While I'll admit that having an inboard 3G connection would come in handy sometimes, I don't regret getting the WiFi only version. 95% of my usage is at home or at work and WiFi is available in both places. For those rare times when I do need\want data vie got the hotspot on my phone that works well enough.
    08-30-2010 10:43 PM
  21. Trodecke's Avatar
    Uuuuh, then be disappointed no more! because it does have a GPS chip?
    I didn't think the WiFi version had a GPS chip. I thought it used AGPS (assisted GPS) which gets location information from your WiFi connection somehow. I know I tried to pull Google Maps once when I was on the road and my iPad said it needed a data connection to work.
    08-30-2010 10:47 PM
  22. larsuck's Avatar
    I know I tried to pull Google Maps once when I was on the road and my iPad said it needed a data connection to work.
    It probably needed the data connection to download the map data.
    08-30-2010 11:23 PM
  23. cshaw33's Avatar
    No regrets at all. Wifi at home & wifi at work... I'm not brave enough to take it anywhere else...
    08-31-2010 03:12 AM
  24. hawonjung's Avatar
    NOT AT ALL. So many places have WiFi plus my nexus one does the job when i don't have WiFi.
    08-31-2010 06:23 AM
  25. paulpenny#IM's Avatar
    I got the wifi model and a MiFi on the 3 network here in the UK.

    Cost of the MiFi was 45 and it is much more versatile. No contract needed for data. Just pay as you go. Mostly I have wifi available at home and in the office but if I'm away then the MiFi just gives me my wifi connection.

    It means apps like the BBC iPlayer, which only work over wifi, can be accessed as the iPad doesn't see the 3G part of the chain.

    It also allows the data to be shared. Sometimes I need it and other times my wife does. Otherwise we'd have needed two 3G iPads and two data subscriptions.
    08-31-2010 07:24 AM
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