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Weekend of December 18, 2020 – Hour 2

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Tech News and Commentary

Dave and the team discuss vaccine distribution, YouTube creator being able to stream in HDR, Reddit acquiring DubSmash, AT&T selling Crunchy Roll, a worldwide app usage report and TikTok, and more.

Sandra in Cleveland, Ohio listens on AM800 CKLW and asked: “I am interested in buying an iPad for home use – for check e-mail, watch programs through YouTube or other sites. What is the best iPad? What would you recommend for an iPad for me to get? Where is the best place to buy the best consumer electronic products like iPads, computers and stuff like that?”

Sandra, if youre asking about strictly iPads, any of them will do.

Theres no iPad that wont let you watch YouTube or other streaming videos, check email or go on websites. What we can give you instead is tips on which not to get.

You probably dont need any of the more powerful Pro models. Those cost more money but have more processing power. The Pro line is marketed towards professionals in fields in which they need a machine that will allow some more complex work in areas like design but that dont need the full power of a bulkier laptop. They are surprisingly able tablets, but theyre not cheap and theres not much point in spending the extra money to just apply the tablet to the tasks you described.

Speaking of money, there are lots of Android tablets out there that can do what youre looking for, and some cost less than iPads. Like with everything else, you do get what you pay for, dont expect a $50 Amazon Fire tablet to perform the way a $500 Pixel Slate or a or a $650 Galaxy Tab,

but Android tablets would probably cover your needs to and that opens you up to more options, if youre interested in them.

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Written by Dave Graveline

Dave Graveline is the founder, Host & Executive Producer of "Into Tomorrow" in addition to being President of the Advanced Media Network".

Dave is also a trusted and familiar voice on many national commercials & narrations in addition to being an authority in consumer tech since 1994. He is also a former Police Officer and an FBI Certified Instructor.

Dave thrives on audience participation!

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