Want an iPad but are a dummy? Try the iPadDummy.
For $49 bucks you can get something that looks like an iPad but just doesn’t do anything. Here from the wonderful FAQ:
Do you sell working iPads?
For people browsing around this site with the idea they can get an iPad for $49, here the definition of â€˜dummy’: â€˜a model or replica of a human being’. And that’s exactly what we sell. We sell non-working â€“ without electronica â€“ â€˜iPad-looking’ replica’s of iPads, not real iPads. The dummies, however, have real weight, and look really close to a real iPad, but the parts of the dummy model cannot be used to replace original iPad parts. We don’t sell any working and/or original Apple stuff, please remember this. We sell not-working, non-original dummies aka display models.
Can the screen be used to replace a real iPad screen?
No, the screen of the dummy is made of plastic. It is not not realistic to use it as a replacement for your real iPad.
Do the buttons respond like normal buttons?
No! They won’t respond when you press them.
Is the back made of aluminum?
No! It’s all plastic.
Marketplace is on a mission.
We believe Main Street matters as much as Wall Street, economic news is made relevant and real through human stories, and a touch of humor helps enliven topics you might typically find…well, dull.
Through the signature style that only Marketplace can deliver, we’re on a mission to raise the economic intelligence of the country—but we don’t do it alone. We count on listeners and readers like you to keep this public service free and accessible to all. Will you become a partner in our mission today?