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What are the on-going Costs of owning a Tablet


wee eddie
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The cost of Buying one and which one to Buy are a different question, for later.

I have BT Broadband and one of their fancy wireless Routers.

What else would I need and what are the likely running costs

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wee eddie

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Assuming you use it outside your home base.

Are there not cards to buy (SIM Cards or suchlike) and charges for access to wireless content to be paid?

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wee eddie

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sorry, by Wireless content, I meant "The Net"

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rickf

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you connect it to your mobile at no cost as all for net access if you have all you can eat data or to a hotspot wirelessly if there is one.

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rickf

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Most apps are free. Buy a good one like the Asus Transformer prime. One of the best apps is Sandisk Memory Zone and it too is free. Don't know about Ipads as I don't use Apple products.

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rickf

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Forgot to to say that the Prime is quad core, ie the latest from Asus. I have got the Transformer 101, a dual core and have been very happy with it. Hope that helps.

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interzone55

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If you want to use the tablet on the move then you may need a sim & 3G contract, but you mentioned BT Broadband at home - does this not give you access to wi-fi hospots nationwide?

I use The Cloud when I'm out & about, free signup and free wifi in pretty much every Wetherspoons, McDonalds & Costa

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