So we’re a day or two away from the big iPad 2 release. And last week’s announcement did seem to fire up a lot of the early adopters and get us to re-invest some interest in the now constant upgrade parade that Apple leads. But at this stage of the game, my current iPad does pretty much everything I need minus one major thing. And no, I’m not talking about a camera, a card slot, or even a higher resolution screen.
Where’s the pressure sensitivity?
Is it that hard for Apple to take a look at the community of creatives that have stood by them through the previous lean years and say, “hey, here’s the ultimate bone that we want to throw you.” If Wacom, another company that seemingly has the market cornered on a device, can do it with the ridiculously high priced Cintiq tablets, why can’t Apple add one relatively easy software feature to their almost perfect, market-cornering device? And by the way, in case you forgot, TenOne Design did it almost a year ago: