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    Quote Originally Posted by HuskyFreeNorthwest View Post
    I got one!
    yeah but what's your ship date though
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    My estimated ship date is December 12th.
    Baaaaaa!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HuskyFreeNorthwest View Post
    I got one!

    Ships in early December.
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    updated delivery date to friday
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    Quote Originally Posted by old_gregg View Post
    updated delivery date to friday
    256 gig? Silver or Space Grey?
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    Quote Originally Posted by HuskyFreeNorthwest View Post
    256 gig? Silver or Space Grey?
    256 gray. wife got silver though and it’s nice. the screen alone is worth the cost. face id is cool and faster than fingerprint scan.
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    Quote Originally Posted by old_gregg View Post
    256 gray. wife got silver though and itís nice. the screen alone is worth the cost. face id is cool and faster than fingerprint scan.
    In playing around with it any issues with no home button?
    PLesa excuse the tpyos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by creekster View Post
    In playing around with it any issues with no home button?
    no, new gestures are way more intuitive
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    The wife wants the X for Christmas Are any of the Black Friday deals, worth fighting the crowds over?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Art Vandelay View Post
    The wife wants the X for Christmas Are any of the Black Friday deals, worth fighting the crowds over?
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-apple-I...d/182859152558

    Free shipping! Get it before it is gone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Art Vandelay View Post
    The wife wants the X for Christmas Are any of the Black Friday deals, worth fighting the crowds over?
    Not for you. Best deals i've seen will be something like $250 gift card back to the store of purchase (Sams, Target, etc). The AV I know is not going to fight crowds over 250 bucks. You would do better to just order it in advance and hide it away. Then, go golfing early on Black Friday, under the guise of shopping. On Christmas, you can pretend you fought the crowds to please your wife. You get to golf, and you're a (deceptive) hero. Win win.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Donuthole View Post
    Not for you. Best deals i've seen will be something like $250 gift card back to the store of purchase (Sams, Target, etc). The AV I know is not going to fight crowds over 250 bucks. You would do better to just order it in advance and hide it away. Then, go golfing early on Black Friday, under the guise of shopping. On Christmas, you can pretend you fought the crowds to please your wife. You get to golf, and you're a (deceptive) hero. Win win.
    That is wrong on so many levels, and something I would absolutely be willing to do.

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    Kid can unlock his mother's iPhone X. Whoops!

    https://www.wired.com/story/10-year-...hers-iphone-x/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Lebowski View Post
    Kid can unlock his mother's iPhone X. Whoops!

    https://www.wired.com/story/10-year-...hers-iphone-x/
    In those cases, however, the siblings may have purposefully or inadvertently trained their iPhone X on a composite of the two faces. Every time a PIN is entered after a rejected face, Face ID is designed to treat that scan as a misfire, correcting itself so that it becomes more accurate over time. If those siblings entered a PIN after the wrong sibling's face was rejected by Face ID, the system would have learned his features.
    Mom may want to change her PIN to one her daughter doesn't know or can't guess.
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    Delivers November 28.
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    Just got my email. Original ship date was 12/13. Will now ship today

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    I'm jumping back into an iPad this year, after having a Samsung tablet for a few years. iPads are just getting too cheap. Black Friday deals have the 32GB, wifi only, non-pro version for $250.
    Ain't it like most people, I'm no different. We love to talk on things we don't know about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by falafel View Post
    I'm jumping back into an iPad this year, after having a Samsung tablet for a few years. iPads are just getting too cheap. Black Friday deals have the 32GB, wifi only, non-pro version for $250.
    I hardly ever use a tablet anymore.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Lebowski View Post
    I hardly ever use a tablet anymore.
    What are you using instead? I haven't used one in about a year since my last one was crunched under foot. I have sorely missed it.
    Ain't it like most people, I'm no different. We love to talk on things we don't know about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Lebowski View Post
    I hardly ever use a tablet anymore.
    Me either. Phone or laptop.
    PLesa excuse the tpyos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by falafel View Post
    What are you using instead? I haven't used one in about a year since my last one was crunched under foot. I have sorely missed it.
    Phone or laptop.

    I used to use it as a Kindle reader, but now that Iím into Audible I donít do that anymore.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Lebowski View Post
    Phone or laptop.

    I used to use it as a Kindle reader, but now that Iím into Audible I donít do that anymore.
    I watch a lot of Netflix and plex-delivered content on it. I don't have a laptop and phone is too small.
    Ain't it like most people, I'm no different. We love to talk on things we don't know about.

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    i want the 12.9 pro but not sure what i would use it for. travel? pdf markup and consumption? that may be it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by old_gregg View Post
    i want the 12.9 pro but not sure what i would use it for. travel? pdf markup and consumption? that may be it.
    The iPad Pro with an Apple Pencil is great for taking notes and PDF markup.
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    I use an iPad mini for a smart home controller panel... Here are some screen shots:

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    Other things I use it for:

    - When I am on my stationary bike I use it to read my email, CS, etc. The mini is a nice "in between" size between the iPhone and laptop.

    - I "sync" my plex stuff to it to watch offline on trips. It is also great for watch BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) content on flights, etc.

    - I have a slingbox at home the slingplayer app installed to want my sports channels from my cable while on the road. Hotels don't usually have the SEC, Longhorn, etc. channels.

    - I keep a very large library of books, papers, etc on it to read. (I have the 128GB model.) I will also sometimes use the Voice Dream app on it to read me the book or paper like when I am driving or something. I mark up PDF's which are sync'ed to my other devices via iCloud. Reading PDFs on an iPhone sucks and who wants to take your laptop into the bathroom?

    - I use the Notability app for note taking. I also have Notability on my iPhone and laptop and my notes automatically get synced between all my devices.
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    "I honestly believe saying someone is a smart lawyer is damning with faint praise. The smartest people become engineers and scientists." -SU.
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