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When I got my iPad, I got rid of my Smart Phone.....

 
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After purchasing my first 3G iPad, and learning that I could get internet and email for only $15 a month, I did the unthinkable. I got rid of my $100 a month smart phone. My peers in the industry said I'd never make it. But I have, and I use a TracFone, spending about $20 a month. Since I work at home and can be away from my computer when I want to grocery shop, visit the local pub, or go to the gym, it's fine for me. I've slashed my data bill by a huge amount. Now this won't work for everyone, but it works great for me. It is like cutting the land line......it works for some, and it's a great money saver.
 
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I don't think I could ever do that. My iPhone is so much more convenient because I can do most things on it with 1 hand. I like my iPad. But it is still too clunky, for me. I'd love to be able to save money though. I wonder if there are any other tips for saving money by using an iPad.
 
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I'm sure there are,including the new QR codes and apps that compare prices when you shop! And many other ways to use your iPad for good -

A year ago I go the "Calculator" app and an app that told me how many calories were in various foods. I started the calculator each day at 1700, and subtracted the calories I ate all day. Once I got to 0, i stopped eating. Over the course of a year I went from 171 to 143. I'm stuck here now, but that's not the point! There are lots of ways to incorporate your iPad into everyday life.
 
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