Don’t forget the additional expenses

As I alluded to in my first post, the total price of the iPad you’re drooling over is more than you think. You may have already discovered this with your purchase of a smartphone. You shopped around to find the best bang for your buck, carefully considering the features of iPhones and Androids, and trying to find the perfect balance of “cool” with cost. But you soon found that the ticket price of the item you decided on was only the beginning of what you would have to spend. All sorts of other additional expenses followed (some optional, some not) in order to protect, equip or augment your new gadget.

The iPad is no different. A new iPad 2 will cost between $500 and $700, depending on the features you want. But don’t forget to consider the following additional expenses: Read more of this post