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Hold your tablet with TwoHands II

on Monday, October 21st, 2013

Felix came onto the scene with the MonkeyOh tablet holder, which looked as if a monkey was holding your tablet for you.  It was cute and functional, but it didn’t really fold up nicely to take along in your gear bag.  The TwoHands  holders do; they look a little bit like a giant clothes pin.Read More…


Levenger’s Thai Pad is a universal tablet stand or typing stand – and it holds books, too!

on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

The Thai Pad from Levenger serves a lot of purposes.  You can use it to hold books or eBook readers, or you can use it as a tablet stand while you surf, play games, read, or watch movies.  The flat wrist rest is big enough to hold many Bluetooth keyboards, as you can see inRead More…


Tiny Tim Book Light Looks Like Luxo Jr.

on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
Posted in: eBook Readers, Gear, News

Remember the Luxo lamps used in Pixar’s logo and cartoons?  The Tiny Tim Book Light from Mustard reminds me of that lamp.  The Tiny Tim is much smaller than even Luxo Jr., though.  The lamp is made of plastic and stands 1.6″ X 2″ X 6.7″, and its LED bulb is powered by three 1.5VRead More…


ReAuthored Tablet and eBook Reader Cases Repurposes Old Books

on Monday, April 30th, 2012

ReAuthored saves old hardbound books from the shredders and converts them into protective cases for tablets and eBook readers.  Books are selected for condition and size, then they are hand-customized into cases for your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other similar devices.  You can choose to leave the exterior as is, or you can elect toRead More…


id America Announces Their First Kindle Fire Accessory

on Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

id America has announced the Cushi for Kindle Fire, a back skin made of durable EVA foam.  The first design is called “Dream”; this playful design is embossed in the EVA foam for an almost 3D look.  The skin improves your grip and protects against knocks and scratches.  Cushi removes easily without leaving residue behind. Read More…


Pocquettes Protective Cases for Tablets and eBook Readers from Levenger

on Sunday, October 9th, 2011

I’ve already told you about the Levenger Pocquettes case for your iPhone, iPod, or other similarly-sized devices.  Now Levenger has two new cases for folks who like to use their other devices caseless but want a protective carrying case with room for accessories.  Both of the new cases in the Pocquettes line have pebbled full-grainRead More…


Prop ‘n Go Padded Lap Stand for Tablets and eBook Readers

on Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

Here’s a padded lapdesk from Padded Spaces that can be used with laptops (MacBook Pro and Air), but it has an integrated stand that makes it perfect for tablets and eBook readers.   The Prop ‘n Go stand adjusts from 9 – 75 degrees of tilt and can support up to 10 pounds.  Even moreRead More…

The just|mobile Slide

Slide iPad Stand from just|mobile Review

on Sunday, May 29th, 2011

Holding your iPad up during use takes many forms. If you’re at your desk, a full sized stand can be used. But if you’re on the go, and working from random places with your phone, other materials, maybe eating or collaborating and want to have the device at a consistent angle without having to holdRead More…

The Just Mobile Encore

Just Mobile Encore Tablet Stand Review

on Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Tablets are the new black this year. And that means that accessory makers are out in full force to bring us ways to integrate them into our lives. I was recently sent a brand new stand from just|mobile, the makers of such items as the Xtand, the Slide, and the AluPen for tablets, as wellRead More…


Levenger Nantucket iPad Stand

on Friday, February 18th, 2011

If you liked the looks of the aluminum Joule iPad stand from ElementCASE (reviewed by Julie last year) but couldn’t justify the high price, take a look at the Nantucket iPad Stand from Levenger.  The Nantucket iPad Stand is made of solid bamboo, and it’s 7.75″ long with a 2″ diameter.  There’s only a singleRead More…


Retro Cases for iPad and eBook Readers

on Thursday, December 30th, 2010

If you’d like a case with a little retro style for your modern electronics, check out the Cassette E-reader and iPad Cases at UncommonGoods.  These cases are made of felt and cotton and are styled to look like “old-fashioned” cassette tapes.  Both are sleeve cases and close with a zipper.  The iPad case is 11.6″Read More…


The BookGem Holds Whatever You’re Reading

on Saturday, August 14th, 2010

Most stands for electronic devices are built to be used with only one device.  The BookGem can hold a multitude of devices – an iPad or other tablet, a Kindle or Kindle DX, Sony readers, nook, Kobo reader – even a paper book.  The BookGem is made in the USA of ABS plastic.  Folded up,Read More…

The Griffin A-Frame iPad stand in it's minimal packaging.

Griffin A-Frame iPad Stand Review

on Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

The Griffin A-Frame iPad stand is a hefty piece of aluminum and rubber, and will hold your iPad in portrait or landscape, bare or in a case. There’s even room to charge it while in use.


eBook Reader bags from Borsa Bella

on Friday, March 5th, 2010
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

Borsa Bella makes a beautiful line of bags for ebook readers and gadgets.  Shown is the Travel Bag, which has a large compartment to hold a Kindle or nook in most covers.  There is a front pocket to hold your cell phone or Kindle accessories.  The strap is adjustable from 28″ to 56″, or it canRead More…


Read by Kandle Light

on Saturday, January 23rd, 2010
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

As anyone with an ebook reader with an eInk screen knows, there is no backlight in these devices.  If you want to read in low-light conditions, you have to provide an external light source.  There are a multitude of clip-on book lights available, and someone has naturally developed one for the Kindle from  The Kandle is aRead More…


M-Edge Cases and Light for Sony PRS-600 Touch Reader Review

on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009
Posted in: eBook Readers, Reviews

If you’ve read any of my reviews and news articles, you’ve probably noticed two things about me:  I love my Sony PRS-600 Touch eBook reader, and I LOVE cases and covers for my electronic devices.   Watch out, because now I’m reviewing the Executive Jacket and the Platform Jacket from M-Edge and their brand-new e-Luminator2 bookRead More…


M-Edge e-Luminator2 Lights for Sony 300 and 600 Readers

on Monday, November 30th, 2009
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

M-Edge is now offering their e-Luminator2 lights for the Sony PRS-600 and PRS-300 reader cases, available to ship in 1-3 days.  The beauty of these lights is that they store inside (most) of the M-Edge cases, so you always have your reading light with you without having to carry an extra piece of equipment.  These lightsRead More…