1. Allow the device to receive external power regardless of the accessory; especially if something is marketed as the “Docking Station”. 2. Provide more than one connector for accessories; if not, follow standards like USB to all the connections to a PC to be standard and not use proprietary features to block out third-party vendors. 3. If you build an accessory, make it sturdy and fit the unit correctly. Making it look cool verses functional is just not acceptable (Apple add a fixed weight inside the iPad Dock to keep in stable since it is so small.)The iPad 3G, is an incredible device and has use cases popping up every day for new applications. I am thoroughly impressed with the unit and found it is changing the way I surf the web, get email, and have overall entertainment. It definitely is a great tool for early adopters. However, based on the accessories, it feels more like the Apple Newton and needs to be set free and allow open connectivity for its true potential to be realized.
Morey J. Haber, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at BeyondTrust
Morey J. Haber is Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at BeyondTrust. He has more than 25 years of IT industry experience and has authored four Apress books: Privileged Attack Vectors (2 Editions), Asset Attack Vectors, and Identity Attack Vectors. In 2018, Bomgar acquired BeyondTrust and retained the BeyondTrust name. He originally joined BeyondTrust in 2012 as a part of the eEye Digital Security acquisition. Morey currently oversees BeyondTrust strategy for privileged access management and remote access solutions. In 2004, he joined eEye as Director of Security Engineering and was responsible for strategic business discussions and vulnerability management architectures in Fortune 500 clients. Prior to eEye, he was Development Manager for Computer Associates, Inc. (CA), responsible for new product beta cycles and named customer accounts. He began his career as Reliability and Maintainability Engineer for a government contractor building flight and training simulators. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.