Finally gave in and got me a tablet. Since the first iPad came out years ago, there were folks who asked me if I was going to get one. I said, maybe. But as you can see, it’s the end of 2013 and the new and newer tablets will be available locally very soon, AND I’ve only bought my first tablet today, a first-gen iPad Mini, that I’m calling MrMe. (Points for you if you get why I named it that, haha)
Reason why it took me this long to get one: I couldn’t find any use for it. What changed? My work for the next few months will be undeniably hectic and I know I will need all the help I can get, electronically. PLUS there’s research involved. SO, since MrMe will serve as my PDA, I just need bare minimum specs: 16 GB and WiFi only; No Retina display (note: first gen!) but the LED-backlit 7.9-inch (163ppi), 1024×768 resolution is good enough for what I need it for. The 5MP front and back camera is, er, fine. I really don’t need it anyway.
Loving the fact that it’s so small and so light. I hardly noticed that I had it with me in my relatively small barrel bag.
Yea, I really like how it looks. Not too rounded corners, slim body. AND I am predictable. I like my gadgets black, never mind if it’s always difficult to find them in my bag, haha. That’s why I got the Mini in Black and Slate. But yea, the matte looks VERY sexy and quite practical, less prints.
Between un-boxing plus gadget checks and leaving the store, I opted to give MrMe an indigo blue pogi suit from Targus, which came with a free screen protector. I heart free stuff, haha.
Targus Vuscape Rotating Case and Stand retailed for Php 1,999.00.
iPad Mini retailed for Php 15,490.00.
: Power Mac Center, Festival Mall
Do you own a tablet? What do you use it for? What kind do you own? Any app reco’s?