In an open letter to Photo Mechanic customers, Camera Bits President Dennis Walker says his company can't create an iPad version of its venerable pro photo browsing, captioning and transmission application. Walker blames limitations of the device's hardware and the iPad Camera Connection Kit, and slams restrictions he says Apple has placed on third party apps to directly access photos. He sums up the situation this way: "At this point it is darn near impossible for us to provide what we would consider a useful app, something besides a gimmick or curiosity."

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