Have you guys seen the new info about the camera?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by melman101, Feb 24, 2010.

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  1. melman101 macrumors 68030

    Sep 3, 2009
    Hey all, just wondering if you guys have seen this on the nets.



    And also Camera being in Photos.app


    Do you think this was cause they

    a. Took the camera out, and kept the code in.
    b. Always intended to sell an "add on camera" (not with current Apple Philosophy but not unheard of as isight started as an add on).
    c. The Camera in Photos.app refers to the "Camera Connection Kit".

    I can't wait till 3G iPad is released!!!!!!
  2. LaNex macrumors 6502

    Feb 13, 2010
    I've just this moment mused about b) in the Happy Thread. Not that is hasn't been discussed before but it seems like most people have dismissed the idea.

    It's difficult for me personally to imagine what an add on camera would look like, and that's why I do the job I do and the Apple design bods do the job they do. They can come up with much sleeker functional shiny things than I could ever imagine. So atm I'm thinking an add on would be a bit of a design black eye next to the iPad, but that doesn't mean such a thing would be. :)

    I tend to wonder if an add on wouldn't offer solutions to the issues that people have mentioned with regards to a built in camera on the iPad - for example, it pointing up your nose when you have the device on your lap. A flat plane (if that's the right word) is immovable unless you move the whole object, but a swivelling movable thing attached to that object is much more positionable.

    Still not convinced though - it could be any of the points you offered. But we'll only know for sure when we know. lol.
  3. melman101 thread starter macrumors 68030

    Sep 3, 2009
    Good call about the swivel. Didn't even think of that :).

    Yeap, we will see :)
  4. MacDawg macrumors Core


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
  5. 4DThinker macrumors 68020

    Mar 15, 2008
    Kodak is suing Apple related to camera issues. I'll guess they pulled it until that case is settled.
  6. rdowns macrumors Penryn


    Jul 11, 2003
    Oh goodie, a threads to discuss other MacRumors threads. :rolleyes:
  7. melman101 thread starter macrumors 68030

    Sep 3, 2009
    Well, I just figured I'd post it in the iPad discussion. Sorry for the double thread :).
  8. admanimal macrumors 68040

    Apr 22, 2005
    You realize that both of those stories are on this site and have huge comment threads already associated with them, right?? :confused:

    EDIT: I guess we posted at about the same time, didn't mean to rub it in!
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