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[aprssig] APRSPad in the app store

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Sat Apr 3 21:46:22 UTC 2010


Does the iPad do Bluetooth?  Could you use a BT to Serial adapter to get 
to the TNC?

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ

Michael Carey wrote:
> And one glaring hole is the iPad hardware... no ability for 
> interfacing to radio hardware, no built in USB!!
>
> You need another adapter hanging off your sleek new Apple product to 
> provide that... and even then, it's not a designed as a normal host 
> USB socket, it's for camera users so if you were thinking of plugging 
> in a USB GPS, serial interface or memory stick, you might be outta luck.
>
> No SD card socket either, so you can't buy the cheaper 16 gb model 
> and  add your own storage. Good thinking there apple!!
>
> Michael.
> Vk5ZEA
>> This is one glaring hole in the iPad OS - no multitasking.
>>
>> -Jason
>> kg4wsv




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