In a response to a developer, Apple’s Worldwide Developer Relations said it’s looking into the matter. “After further investigation it has been determined that this is a known issue, which is currently being investigated by engineering,” the reply said.
The email doesn’t outright confirm such a feature is coming, but it’s not hard to fathom something hitting in the future. Sharing was supposedly a major focal point for Apple during the first iPad’s development, The Wall Street Journal said, and with the device being met so well among consumers, it’s probably only a matter of time.
Apple’s WWDC is right around the corner, giving the company the perfect platform to announce such a feature. Nothing’s guaranteed, however, so we’ll just have to wait and see. The device’s storage constraints don’t exactly lend themselves to being the single device for a family of five or six, especially considering apps for the new iPad are larger due to the device’s increased screen resolution.