Usb? NO CHANCE!

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  1. Bribrianna

    Bribrianna iPF Novice

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    A USB plug will be impossible when iPad keeps getting thinner! Anyone thought about this?

    Bri :)
     
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    Good point Bri.......I suppose that means not much chance of a 3.5" or 5.25" floppy drive either!

    The Archangel
     
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    There is no problem what so ever.
    Just see all those small connectors on Cell phones or Cameras.
    All Apple will need is a small female connector or even using the current one, and a special adapter cable with a regular USB female on the other side and a small male connector on the iPad side.
    And it can even be a device like the one use for Camera flase memory that you can put on a special adapter connected to the iPad.
     
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    I would prefer an SD card slot anyway :).
     
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    You are to cute Bri.:). And you have a very good point!
     
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    Sweet P, help, I've made Grayshark go silent. Go revive him quick!

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    I'm sure they can make the connector smaller, micro-USB?

    maybe I should patent that name....
     
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    Wowzer ! I should know this! But what about a cd player. Hehe, now that would be difficult! Would like to see what ipad 3 is like now!!
     
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    I read that you can use the camera connection kit for USB.

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    I wish that where true, but it doesn't work with a USB hard drive.
     
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    True - But it is good only for pictures
    Create a DCIM directory on the USB devise and put pictures there - Any pictures
     
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    DontUnderstandMyIpad iPad Guru

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    Creating a DCIM folder is a good idea, but the photos still have to be properly named. The photos app will ignore any image, which doesn't follow the normal IMG_1234.jpg naming structure.
     
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    movies do play, but you have to name them accordingly also, and they need to be in mp4 format, and in the same folder as the photos, and you play them via the photo app
     
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    Interesting. I haven't actually tried yet. I just ordered the camera connection kit.

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    for when it arrives

    root directory

    DCIM

    then

    101MSDCF
    102MSDCF
    etc

    then

    DSC00001.MP4
    DSC00002.MP4
    etc
     

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