Sunday, April 25, 2010

iPad Camera Kit Shipping Already

Reports are coming in that
the iPad Camera Connection
Kit has finally shown up on a
couple buyer doorsteps, and
that the pair of white
dongles may actually have
been worth the wait. While
one is a simple SD card adapter
that adds one-touch image and
video import (including RAW,
complete with EXIF data) to the
iPad, the second provides a USB
port with some exciting new
functionality. TUAW reports one
reader could type on an iPad via
USB keyboard, and those rumors
about USB audio were true, too:
TidBITS was actually able to make
a Skype call after connecting a USB
headset. Before you get too
excited, however, please note that
the USB and SD image transfers are
one-way, and not all peripherals
are supported -- for instance,
TidBITS' iPad sneezed at an
external hard drive. Also, according
to the Apple Store, Camera
Connection Kit shipments are still
two to three weeks out, so don't be
surprised if it still takes some time
to get yours. For now you can
make do with the video after the

Courtesy: Engadget

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