You can get a stylus for $15 that will work with the iPad. It's good they aren't including one as it will drive finger input, which is so much easier to use, imo. If we are talking having a stylus for special applications like drawing and stuff, having as an accessory seems like fine option.- A stylus to creatively express my ideas throughout the products applications
- Ability to conduct iChat conferences
I have no desire for a camera for taking photos or video chat or anything, BUT an autofocus cam on the iPad would be GREAT for portable document imaging. If I could take a quick hi-res shot of a piece of paper and start marking it up with the iPad, maybe OCR, etc, it would be awesome.I know a lot of people say they'll want a front facing camera even though they probably don't ever use the one on their Mac anyway, but I'm one of those who actually would really like a camera; I do video iChats a lot.
Maybe a smaller bezel? There isn't much else I can think about the hardware to be honest Most other things people want can be updated with software.
I do want Apple to invent some sort of touchscreen "feel" ability; allowing you to feel the separation between keys, or icons, or other objects, and it can change dynamically depending on the App. I think that's the next big innovation to come to the iPad/iPhone.
I have no idea what high horse you are talking about. It is a fact there there will be a V2 right? Or is this the final version of the iPad forever? If there are people out there who will wait for V2, I want to know what they are waiting for exactly. Are we really not allowed to talk about anything that you incorrectly perceive as slightly critical? Apple will make improvements. Get over it.We haven't even had version 1.0 yet and we are talking about 2.0?
Please, get off your high horse...iPad will likely never have many of the things people want it to be (stylus input for example). It is what Apple makes it as. If you don't like go buy a tablet PC that allows stylus input. Just like how iPhone and iPod Touch users still want certain abilities allowed, it may never happen or take years to occur. It took two years for copy and paste to be on the iPhone.
Just enjoy the product as is now...or buy something else. Nobody is forcing you to choose Apple products.
There will always be whiners who want more, bigger, better...but through all that whining fail to see what a great product iPad already is and how it outdoes all other competition CURRENTLY available. Apple is great and doing things better...period.
I thought I saw somewhere that you can get component cables for the current iPad.I'd love to use the iPad to drive my projector (or HDTV), so I could buy/download true HD movies online and just plug the iPad into my projector/HDTV. I don't like watching movies on a little portable screen.
Plus, I do a lot of photography presentations. 1080p would match my projector, and let me leave the laptop at home.
I'm excited about the iPad (and getting one), but the most disappointing feature to me was the crummy VGA output resolution. Anyway, I'm sure this is something that'll get better in V2, V3...
Support for 1024 by 768 pixels with Dock Connector to VGA Adapter; 576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable; 576i and 480i with Apple Composite AV Cable
What is premature? It is a known fact that Apple comes out with new revisions, often after a year, sometimes even sooner than a year. In this free market, some people will decide to wait for the next revision, some won't. Those who wait need to wait now. Not wait later. So the waiting that is happening right now can not be premature. It is waiting right now. Waiting for V2 a year ago was premature.This thread is for those who are waiting. See the title.No comment as the current iPad isn't even on the shelves yet . . . a bit premature
Multi-User password protected email accounts are a biggie for me and something that could be easily implemented through software I would assume.Multi-User password protected email accounts
Front facing camera/iChat
What's the point of USB ports? What would you really use them for? Transferring any content from your camera can be done with the $29 camera kit. Syncing any media can be done with the included USB cable via your Mac or PC. All your other data can be stored in the cloud.USB ports
This is just a must have. Hopefully two. I'm sure Apple will find a way to make the USB ports kinda invisible.