eBook Reader accessories

felix-two-hands-tablet-stand

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. [...]

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Posted in: News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
levenger-thai-pad

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 in [...]

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Posted in: eBook Readers, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
tiny-tim-book-light

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 1.5V [...]

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Posted in: eBook Readers, Gear, News
reauthor-tablet-cases

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 to [...]

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id-america-cushi-for-kindle-fire

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.  [...]

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levenger-pocquettes-cases

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-grain [...]

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Posted in: eBook Readers, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
prop-n-go-lap-stand

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 more [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News
The just|mobile Slide

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 hold [...]

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Posted in: Android related, eBook Readers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
The Just Mobile Encore

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 well [...]

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Posted in: Android related, eBook Readers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
levenger-nantucket-ipad-stand

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 single [...]

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Posted in: eBook Readers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
uncommongoods-cassette-case-for-ipad-and-ereaders

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" [...]

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Posted in: eBook Readers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News

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, [...]

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Posted in: eBook Readers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
The Griffin A-Frame iPad stand in it's minimal packaging.

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.

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Posted in: Computer Gear, eBook Readers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables
borsa-bella

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 can [...]

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Read by Kandle Light

kandle-light-for-kindle

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 Amazon.com.  The Kandle is a [...]

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m-edge-cases-and-light-review-1

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 book [...]

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m-edge-eluminator2

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 lights [...]

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