Keynote Editing in Action on the iPad
At Apple’s media event introducing the iPad (see Hands-on Impressions of the iPad, 29 January 2010), Glenn Fleishman and I wanted to know what the experience of creating a Keynote presentation would be like. Inspired by a blog post from Fraser Speirs (“iPad Fallacy #1: ‘It’s not for content creation’“), I created a short video of Glenn manipulating objects (resizing, repositioning, rotating) and activating the annotation controls (including a laser pointer) in Keynote’s presentation mode. (A high-definition version is available at the
video’s page on YouTube.)
It's comforting to know that Glenn can fall back on hand modeling if this whole internet thing doesn't work for him.
I think the Internet thing is just a very long and complicated springboard to modeling, which is his first love.
Is that a pirate shirt I see? My hands! My beautiful hands!
So is there a video converter dongle to connect to projectors?
Presumably. We didn't see any iPads connected to any displays, but that's the only way we can imagine you'd be able to output video.
what i'd love to know is if the iPad is plugged into an external display/projector, does the iPad go into presenter mode - ie current and next slide with a timer? that would be fantastic if it does
There weren't any iPads connected to projectors (unless I missed it), so I don't know if the presenter mode is there. We'll have to wait and see.
As per Apple specifications, there is a Dock connector to VGA converter, so that seems pretty much settled for me ;-)
As someone who uses iWork for his business I can't wait to see what mindblowing update happens with iWork '10. With the changes they've made for the iPad I'm having high hopes!
Boy, am I unimpressed by this video.
Unimpressed in what way? With the capabilities of the iPad? Please elaborate.