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Subject: [Leica] Transfering pictures to an iPad
From: images at (Tina Manley)
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 08:25:21 -0500
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On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 11:32 PM, Lawrence Zeitlin <lrzeitlin at>wrote:

> Jayanand asks:
> "How do you transfer images from a camera to the Ipad if it does not have
> USB?
> How comfortable do you find it for extended use as an e-book?"
> - - - -
> If you have another computer, PC or Mac, you can transfer pictures directly
> from iTunes. Apple also sells a tiny gadget which plugs into the cable slot
> that lets you transfer pictures from an SD card to the iPad. A similar and
> companion gadget allows you to plug in a USB cable and transfer pictures
> directly from a camera or other device via the cable. Both together sell
> for
> about $30 US. Some users have managed to hook up a disc drive to the iPad
> through the USB adapter. The catch is that the adapter does not supply
> power
> so the disc drive must be self powered. The well based rumor is that the
> next generation iPad will have a USB slot as well as a camera. I find the
> iPad very comfortable to use as an e-book reader. The full color display is
> glorious. The text is larger than my son in laws Kindle, more like the size
> of a real book. With the appropriate App the iPad can read just about any
> format e-book, even the 33,000 free ones from Project Gutenberg.
> Larry Z
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Tina Manley, ASMP

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