The iPad Camera in Action (Literally)!

The iPad Camera in Action (Literally)!

The new iPad has a fantastic camera, but it has led to the question “Why?” Why would anyone choose to hold up a 10″ tablet to snap a picture instead of the camera on their mobile phone or a regular point & shoot? It is a stumper, because unless you want a huge viewfinder, there are much more ergonomic and lighter choices in cameras.

However, at least two or three people HAVE been snapping shots with their iPads. While running the ‘Rock N Roll DC’ half-marathon today, I passed a clump of spectators where everyone was holding up iPads to photograph the runners! My only assumption is that they were looking for their friends, and realized the only tool they had handy to document the race was their iPads! Or maybe they just wanted to impress all the sweaty people streaming by them with their iPads?

I would have stopped to ask, but I was a bit busy! 😉

Have you seen someone using the iPads camera where the camera on their mobile phone or a regular point & shoot would have been less awkward? Let us know in the comments!

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Zek has been a gadget fiend for a long time, going back to their first PDA (a Palm M100). They quickly went from researching what PDA to buy to following tech news closely and keeping up with the latest and greatest stuff. They love writing about ebooks because they combine their two favorite activities; reading anything and everything, and talking about fun new tech toys. What could be better?