As many have said, any king of search functionality would be amazing!
Like you getting to the point of needing to scroll through many many items now. Lots of very good points, particularly those from @Avishai
I’d like to see man of those functions as they would mirror the iOS app.
Also the idea of using Chips within the search field similar to that feature I’ve sign in iOS when it converts keywords to a selectable / removable object. Not sure if I’ve explained myself very well!
Edit: Added link to Chips component on Material Design for anyone who doesn’t know what I mean