I bought an iPad!
For those of you who know how much of a deep down Android fanboy that I am, this might be a bit shocking. There is a slew of reasons that forced (yes … I had no choice) to buy one, but the biggest is the Android offerings just aren’t there yet. But this thought isn’t about my purchase.
Why does Apple refuse to implement a real file system in their iOS products?
This has to be the single biggest beef I have with the iPad and the source of endless frustration for me. I have a dropbox account, but it’s almost useless. For me to go into dropbox and open a file in another application, a copy is made and the file name is changed. In addition, any changes made are lost to the ether.
For Example: I wanted to add some non iOS compliant videos. Downloaded an app (a video player). Added the videos to the apps file storage. Problem is … they are completely hidden and undetectable to anything else on the iPad. So, when I downloaded another video player, I had to add them to that app and keep two copies on my iPad. Silly …
Are you an iOS device owner? Have you been annoyed by this same thing? Is it a virtual non-issue to you and most people?