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|11-28-2011, 09:08 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Atlantic Canada
No cash to buy an iPad? Build your own!
In China, a dude didn't have enough cash to buy his girlfriend an iPad, so he decided to build her the best replacement possible for just over $100:
Now that's cool, and that sort of effort holds a lot more meaning than a ring ever could (imo).
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|11-29-2011, 01:28 AM||#2|
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Strawberry Plains, TN
It runs Windows 7, and I like one of the highest rated comments on Yahoo for this article: "He's building iPads from scratch, and our youth can't read or write, and we wonder why we're going down and China's going up."
Sad, but true.
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