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Old 12-24-2012, 05:02 PM   #151
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I was unlucky enough to get stuck watching the opening of New Fantasyland through someones Ipad.
Very annoying. If they had put it down, I could have seen the stage myself.

I think alot of people bring them instead of a camera but I would be afraid I'd drop it and break it.
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Old 12-24-2012, 05:58 PM   #152
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I took my iPad

I took my iPad into the parks every day of our trip. I did not hold it up to take pictures in any show and was very careful not to block anyone's view. I did use it to take pictures and video of my grandchildren on some rides (again being cautious that no one's view would be blocked.

I used it to check on the lines and most of the time it was in my back pack because I wanted to experience the park not just looking through the iPad.

I do have a digital camera but I was very happy with the quality of the pictures from the iPad.

If I am not obstructing anyone else's view, I don't see why it should bother someone that I am using the iPad.
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Old 12-24-2012, 06:36 PM   #153
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I have to disagree about any adjustable zoom camera being better than an iphone.

In 2010 I purchased a Kodak 10MP camera for $200. It took nice photos but couldn't take a photo in ANY kind of low-light no matter how much I tried to change the settings etc.

The next year I bought an Iphone 4 (regular, not S) and had both of them with me on vacation overseas. My Iphone 4 took pics in the dark about 100 times clearer than the Kodak one, with no settings changes at all.

Since then, I've used my Iphone camera almost exclusively.
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Old 12-25-2012, 09:20 AM   #154
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I found this thread and am saved from having to start a new one to complain about the absolute rudeness of people holding up their darn pads to film shows! I got to see Flights of Wonder, Beauty and the Beast, and the Festival of the Lion King on some doofs screens. It was maddening and they just wouldnt take the hint.

We had a great trip but that very annoying and seems to be becoming more common.
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Old 12-25-2012, 02:52 PM   #155
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My wife gave me an iPad this morning for Christmas. I've asked her to return it.
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:21 PM   #156
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My wife gave me an iPad this morning for Christmas. I've asked her to return it.
Ouch. I hope she took that okay.
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:29 PM   #157
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I absolutely love my iPad but picture-taking is not one of its strengths. The camera is terrible.
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:35 PM   #158
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Ouch. I hope she took that okay.
She did - she was a bit apprehensive about getting the iPad to begin with, knowing that technology is not one of her strengths and she wasn't really sure if the iPad was suited to what I would use it for - it's not, a Samsung tablet would be more appropriate for my uses.

But she's okay with that and figured it was a coin toss to begin with.

I'm not a big Apple fan, don't like being locked into proprietary terms and accessories.

And I also agree that it's ridiculous when people hold up something the size of what some television screens used to be to take a picture or video.
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:48 PM   #159
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I know they could have FP+ area for ipad users during parades and other experiences. LOL...
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Old 12-27-2012, 11:50 AM   #160
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While the iPad camera isn't the greatest, I did my entire June trip using only my Samsung phone as a camera. Night/Day, Fireworks you name it. I got some fantastic fireworks shots .. better than I ever got with any of my D-SLR camera's..

All on my little phone. I sold all my other cameras. I know they *can* take better pictures, but the camera in my Samsung phone works GREAT for all my uses.
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Old 12-27-2012, 01:29 PM   #161
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If I am not obstructing anyone else's view, I don't see why it should bother someone that I am using the iPad.
That's the whole point right there, simmered down to the basics. As long as you're considering those around you, please snap/record away!!
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Old 12-27-2012, 02:31 PM   #162
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People can carry a full size desktop computer into the parks if they want. I honestly don't care. But as soon as they hoist it up in the air and block my view, I care. And I'm going to say something.
Sooo with you on this. I had some fool hoist one up in front of me during FOTLK as I was trying to take a photograph and ruined the picture. The second time it went up, open went my mouth. And refused to shut until the person put the iPad away. Oh God...do I hear the Beach Boys????
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Old 12-27-2012, 02:36 PM   #163
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IMO, the ipads aren't anymore annoying than cameras,
yes they are, they are much larger than the typical camera, and if you are behind someone holding up an Ipad you can't see ANYTHING except their Ipad.
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:41 PM   #164
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For those with wifi only iPads...how is the wifi service in the parks and at the resorts....painfully slow?
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:37 PM   #165
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For those with wifi only iPads...how is the wifi service in the parks and at the resorts....painfully slow?
I want to know how the wifi is at the resorts too! Thanks in advance!
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