I too am looking forward to a better way to manage/edit products.
For instance, it would be great if you could select a range of images and apply the same image to them all. An example would be selling hard disks. They come in a variety of capacities, but they all generally look the same.
It’s a little frustrating having to edit each product individually just to change it’s image. Not only that, but it wastes online storage space by having to upload the same image over and over again. You end up with something like this—hd.jpg, hd_1.jpg, hd_2.jpg, etc
Also a handy feature would be a way to import/export products and categories separately from everything else inside magento.