Hundreds of thousands of ipads have already been pre-sold, the buzz seems to go both ways, many more rational individuals see it as an overpriced iPod touch that does very little as far as increases in functionality compared to your average netbook.
Apple fanboys are of course foaming at the mouth for this 700 Dollar apple toy.
One of the drawbacks or advantages of the Apple ipad is its lack of a true keyboard, built in functionality only includes a virtual keyboard.
So the most commonly purchased apple iPad usb accessory through the apple ipad dock format will be the iPad dock keyboard.
Purchasing an actual keyboard will be a must for anyone who wishes to use the ipad as an actual productivity toll and not just a status symbol. Buying an actual apple branded ipad dock keyboard will allow one to take advantage of the built in functions of the keyboard such as a home key and quick touch buttons that put the iPad in picture or gallery mode.
Ways to use the apple Ipad keyboard Dock
The iPad Keyboard Dock combines a dock for charging your iPad with a full-size keyboard, which includes special keys that activate iPad features. The dock has a rear 30-pin connector, which lets you connect to an electrical outlet using the USB Power Adapter, sync to your computer, and use accessories like the iPad Camera Connection Kit. An audio jack lets you connect to a stereo or powered speakers
iPad Wall Mount Docking Station
Many iPod users will be used to the wall mount docking station that creates a safe way to use a wall mounted outlet in order to charge ones phone. This same device fucntionality is also available with the iPad.
Usually a small shelf is used in conjunction with the iPad dock and makes a simple small way to place your Ipad to get charged w.o having cords everywhere or the ipad propped in an unsafe place.
About the iPad Dock
iPad dock accessories
Free iPad contests
Like any new technology the iPad is being used as a draw for many contests and promotions, some of the more promising ones will be added below.
iPad Dock : related links
There are a lot of promising options for the iPad:
If your more interested in the function of a micro computer without the price and nonsense related to this overpriced monstrosity, check out the upcoming options in dual screen technology and netbooks!