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iPad 2 v 3 what's is best for my use?


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Hi all, I'm lookin at gettin an iPad but I am unsure what is best for me, i already use an Imac OS X 10.6.8. I will generally be browsing the Internet sending emails, and streaming movies via rental websites to be connected upto my HDTV and the odd movie download. What one will suite my needs and what's the best accessories so it streams with out buffering and not Take up all the memory. All comments are helpful :-)
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Both iPads can do what you need it for. The big difference between the 2 and 3 is the Retina display on the 3 and if you opt for the cellular model, the ability to use the iPad at LTE speeds (4G) when WiFi is not available. I purchased the 3rd Generation iPad because we occasionally are away from WiFi but have access to a cellular signal with LTE speeds. (I own the Verizon model)
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Either one will do what you require, but the iPad 3 has a much better screen and is "newer" (sorta) and this is likely to go obsolete less quickly. The screen is worth the extra benjamin IMO.
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I prefer to purchase iPad3. Apple's "intelligent assistant" technology is only available on the iPad 3.
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As with any electronics, and especially computers, always buy the best you can afford. If you hold out another month, get the iPad 4.

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I agree with Deckyon and the speed difference in the 4 with the new A6 is worth it IMO.
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