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iPad Won't The Tablet Killer As Thought, Unless ...

They change the name, for one. Well, that's not true. Regardless of the name (although it's well above & beyond most people how these creative gurus couldn't come out with a more appealing name), the iPad will be THE mobiletainment ever built until & unless it makes a few changes first!

As noted in Mashable, the iPad seemed to be lacking a few details in meeting today's society's mobiletainment needs:

- No camera: There is no front-facing camera for video conferencing, and there is no back-facing camera for taking photos. This is a major omit from the device. Hell, most netbooks and smartphones have a camera or two.

- No multitasking: You cannot run multiple apps at the same time. To make this a useful device, it needs to be able to do things like run Last.fm while tweeting. This is one we hope Apple will fix with a future iPhone OS update, but for now it can’t run multiple apps.

- No HDMI Output: You can’t plug your iPad into your TV.

- No USB port: You can’t plug in your favorite keyboard into the device…or anything else, really. It will plug into your computer via the same cord you charge iPhones and iPod touches with.


Now, to Apple's defense, the iPad does have the Dock Connector to USB Cable, to TV & Video Adapters and such. However, what it doesn't have on it, is the drawback.

I get it. Apple, or Steve Jobs, wants it sleek & stylish. Still, the society using notebooks for surfing, downloading, work etc wants in-built solutions so they don't have to carry an extra few Dock Connectors to connect their thumb-drives or external drives!

So there.. it seems that the big guns like HP, Asus or even HTC-Google can still come out with a guns blazing and still win over the tablet territory. Unless....

Check out the Why iPad Sucks list on Gizmodo.

Have a blast!
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