What is the most Ex-pat friendly device?

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Re: What is the most Ex-pat friendly device?

Post by StroppyChops » Sun May 18, 2014 10:17 pm

OrangeDragon wrote:I use an abacus....
Without a word of a lie I swear there was a lady asking for EITHER an abacus or an iPad on one of the local Facebook groups the other day, and was apparently unconcerned about which it was to be.
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Post by General Mackevili » Thu May 22, 2014 3:13 pm

I vote Samsung tablet. Although I'm a Samsung fan boy.
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Re: What is the most Ex-pat friendly device?

Post by StroppyChops » Thu May 22, 2014 4:08 pm

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Re: What is the most Ex-pat friendly device?

Post by Cowshed Cowboy » Thu May 22, 2014 4:29 pm

MacBook Pro 13 inch, 2 TB external hard drive and a HDMI cable. If the budget stretches a cellular IPad mini and $5 monthly Cellcard XG for outside. Okay I'm an Apple fan I admit it.
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Re: What is the most Ex-pat friendly device?

Post by Jacobincambodia » Sat May 24, 2014 2:45 pm

Cowshed Cowboy wrote:MacBook Pro 13 inch, 2 TB external hard drive and a HDMI cable. If the budget stretches a cellular IPad mini and $5 monthly Cellcard XG for outside. Okay I'm an Apple fan I admit it.
Please, be proud of those Apple products!
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Re: What is the most Ex-pat friendly device?

Post by StroppyChops » Sat May 24, 2014 3:25 pm

(please, no brand flame war, please, no brand flame war) That sounds interesting, tell us all about it!
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Re: What is the most Ex-pat friendly device?

Post by vladimir » Sat May 24, 2014 5:18 pm

StroppyChops wrote:(please, no brand flame war, please, no brand flame war) That sounds interesting, tell us all about it!
I sincerely hope you're not serious.

Apple make great products, I don't think anyone disputes that.

But as ricecakes on that eastern European forum says, over-priced. Big time.
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Re: What is the most Ex-pat friendly device?

Post by StroppyChops » Sat May 24, 2014 5:19 pm

You, sir, are an impressive gentleman.
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Re: What is the most Ex-pat friendly device?

Post by Jacobincambodia » Sat May 24, 2014 5:42 pm

vladimir wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:(please, no brand flame war, please, no brand flame war) That sounds interesting, tell us all about it!
I sincerely hope you're not serious.

Apple make great products, I don't think anyone disputes that.

But as ricecakes on that eastern European forum says, over-priced. Big time.
Apple products are expensive, but they are extremely well constructed and extremely sexy. Software is easy to use and abundant. It just works. It's stable. It's sexy. Did I say that yet? The only qualm I have is the lack of customization which I know Android devices offer.
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Re: What is the most Ex-pat friendly device?

Post by StroppyChops » Sat May 24, 2014 7:38 pm

Yes, if by expensive you mean horribly overpriced. (IMO)

Edit: sorry, I see vlad has already made this point.
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