Do most apps need real time connection to be fully functional?
- date: April 15, 2010
In deciding between wifi only and 3G, I am interested in generally the performance of apps when not in an area with connection. In other words, if most apps download fully to the ipad so that when you use it it does not matter whether you are connected to the internet, I could be convinced to buy wifi only, but if most apps require real time connection I can imagine lots of times when I am not able to connect to wifi (random restaurants where I want to read a magazine or newspaper). In other words how much of content resides typically on the ipad hard drive and how much is accessed when using thru internet connection....I understand the answer is different for each app but just trying to get a general sense.Is there some simple designation on the app letting you know if content is fully downloaded initially / for that period's issue or if it realies heavily on constants access to the internet....this would be helpful for me to evaluate which model to buy by which apps are sel
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