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A good option for those of you who want their iPad to replace a laptop
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Kimberly
2018-12-10 20:40:45 UTC
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Well, that's certainly interesting and a definite step in the direction of the iPad being a fully functioning laptop substitute. But speaking as a blind user, I can't see it happening for me unntil the keyboard support in iOS is as robust as what I can have with my windows laptop.

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iPad Pro's potential becomes clear with this $99 HyperDrive USB-C hub
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KliphnShari Miller
2018-12-10 21:25:02 UTC
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I have went this rough for the last 6 months, and just got the 2018 pro model, couldn’t grab the link for the USB-C hub though.
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Well, that's certainly interesting and a definite step in the direction of the iPad being a fully functioning laptop substitute. But speaking as a blind user, I can't see it happening for me unntil the keyboard support in iOS is as robust as what I can have with my windows laptop.
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iPad Pro's potential becomes clear with this $99 HyperDrive USB-C hub <https://www.cnet.com/news/ipad-pro-computing-future-comes-closer-with-hyperdrive-usb-c-hub/>
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2018-12-10 22:01:49 UTC
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How well does things like Excel or Word work .. if you are using them 
 or Pages and Numbers?







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Subject: Re: A good option for those of you who want their iPad to replace a laptop



I have went this rough for the last 6 months, and just got the 2018 pro model, couldn’t grab the link for the USB-C hub though.







On Dec 10, 2018, at 2:40 PM, Kimberly <***@gmail.com <mailto:***@gmail.com> > wrote:



Well, that's certainly interesting and a definite step in the direction of the iPad being a fully functioning laptop substitute. But speaking as a blind user, I can't see it happening for me unntil the keyboard support in iOS is as robust as what I can have with my windows laptop.



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On Dec 10, 2018, at 11:40 AM, Sieghard Weitzel < <mailto:***@live.ca> ***@live.ca> wrote:

Just came across this article and while I don't have an iPad and can't see myself needing or wanting one in the near or medium future, for those of you who do have one this might be interesting:



<https://www.cnet.com/news/ipad-pro-computing-future-comes-closer-with-hyperdrive-usb-c-hub/> iPad Pro's potential becomes clear with this $99 HyperDrive USB-C hub



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Sieghard
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lenron brown
2018-12-10 22:27:17 UTC
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I use my computer for to much, I can't see this IPad replacing.
How well does things like Excel or Word work .. if you are using them … or
Pages and Numbers?
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2018 4:25 PM
Subject: Re: A good option for those of you who want their iPad to replace a laptop
I have went this rough for the last 6 months, and just got the 2018 pro
model, couldn’t grab the link for the USB-C hub though.
Well, that's certainly interesting and a definite step in the direction of
the iPad being a fully functioning laptop substitute. But speaking as a
blind user, I can't see it happening for me unntil the keyboard support in
iOS is as robust as what I can have with my windows laptop.
Sent from Kimber's iPhone
The happy ending still beckons, and it is in the hope of grasping it that we
go on.—Annie Proulx
Just came across this article and while I don't have an iPad and can't see
myself needing or wanting one in the near or medium future, for those of you
<https://www.cnet.com/news/ipad-pro-computing-future-comes-closer-with-hyperdrive-usb-c-hub/>
iPad Pro's potential becomes clear with this $99 HyperDrive USB-C hub
Regards,
Sieghard
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KliphnShari Miller
2018-12-10 22:33:54 UTC
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Well, I don’t use excel, but I do use numbers. And it’s accessible with the iPad. I have friends that use excel though, and they swear there never going back to windows or a desk top.
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I have went this rough for the last 6 months, and just got the 2018 pro model, couldn’t grab the link for the USB-C hub though.
Post by Kimberly
Well, that's certainly interesting and a definite step in the direction of the iPad being a fully functioning laptop substitute. But speaking as a blind user, I can't see it happening for me unntil the keyboard support in iOS is as robust as what I can have with my windows laptop.
Sent from Kimber's iPhone
The happy ending still beckons, and it is in the hope of grasping it that we go on.—Annie Proulx
iPad Pro's potential becomes clear with this $99 HyperDrive USB-C hub <https://www.cnet.com/news/ipad-pro-computing-future-comes-closer-with-hyperdrive-usb-c-hub/>
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