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Fold & Go tablet stand and Smartphone Lounger stand review

on Saturday, July 19th, 2014

  There are many types of stands for tablets. Some are a single angle, built for either reading and movies, or for typing and heads-down work.  Others (such as those from Apple and the kickstands on Microsoft’s Surface) mandate that you cannot change the orientation – it’s horizontal (usually), and that cannot be changed. ButRead More…

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Minimalist iPad stands

on Thursday, November 21st, 2013

The COBURNS minimalist iPad stand is a current Kickstarter campaign.  These iPad stands look like some plastic phone stands I’ve seen, but the wood brings them up a notch.  The two pieces have magnets inside that hold the pieces together until you’re ready to use them, and there’s a felt loop that can attach themRead More…

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Cooler Master DUO review

on Friday, July 26th, 2013

Form or functionality? That’s  question that often confronts us when we are looking for phone and tablet accessories. There are lots of products on the market that perform great but look only so-so. On the other hand, I often see products that look amazing, only to find their performance to be lacking or subpar. TheRead More…

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iPad iBed stand let’s you enjoy breakfast in bed with your tablet

on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Now you can safely enjoy breakfast in bed while reading the newspaper on your iPad.  The Kikkerland iPad iBed Stand looks like a lapdesk with a padded bottom, but it has a slot that acts as an iPad stand.  You can use the rest of the desk to hold your Sunday breakfast, papers, or evenRead More…

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A safe, secure, permanent installation for your iPad or iPad mini that doesn’t break the bank

on Monday, April 15th, 2013

If you need to have an iPad permanently mounted for customer use but you don’t have the room or the budget for a free-standing kiosk, you need to check out the new Signature Series iPad Acrylic Display from newPCgadgets and newMacgadgets.  The iPad is housed inside a 1″ acrylic frame that’s secured with tamper-resistant screws.Read More…

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IPEVO Perch Side Security Stand for iPad review

on Friday, April 12th, 2013

The IPEVO Perch Side Security Stand (shipped in safe but bland cardboard boxes) is a fixed height, adjustable orientation/angle, table/chair-side stand for your iPad (versions 2-4). You can opt for either the snap-in top or a secure top that locks the iPad in place and prevents access to the Home button, which makes this versionRead More…

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Freedom i-Connex Combi iPad case with Bluetooth keyboard review

on Friday, December 14th, 2012

The Freedom i-Connex Combi iPad case and stand with Bluetooth keyboard solves three common needs for either a heavy user of the iPad 2 or newer  user. In one package, you get a “smart cover” that also can contort into a stand in either portrait or landscape orientations, a heavy-duty, rubberized case, and a decent butRead More…

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Chef Sleeve products protects your iPad in the kitchen

on Monday, October 22nd, 2012

If you like to have your iPad in the kitchen while you cook, you know the hazards of protecting it.  Whether you’re using a recipe in an ebook, following directions on a cooking show, or just listening to music or watching a video, you need to protect the iPad from spills.  Chef Sleeve has twoRead More…

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FACET Pyramid iPad Stand

on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

This is a Kickstarter project from iLoveHandles.  Their FACET Pyramid iPad stand is made of ABS plastic with neodymium magnets in the bottom edges that attach to the same magnets in the iPad that hold a Smart Cover in place.  (Which means the iPad is only held in the horizontal position, with the home buttonRead More…

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LapDawg O-Stand Review

on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The LapDawg O-Stand is a strikingly versatile and equally odd-looking stand for a wide range of tablet/reader devices. It arrives in a somewhat imposing box, which hints at the scale of stand you’re about to encounter. Even so, you may not be prepared for the coiled mass that awaits inside. However, if you’ve struggled toRead More…

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Moshi iGlaze + Versa Cover for iPad

on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Moshi has introduced a variation on the Smart Cover.  Their iGlaze + Versa Cover for iPad has a hardshell back cover with an attached microfiber front cover.  The front cover can be folded into a stand that can support the iPad in horizontal or vertical viewing positions or in a typing position.  The cover alsoRead More…

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Cooler Master Announces Two New Aluminum Stands for MacBook Pro

on Monday, August 20th, 2012

Cooler Master has two new stands for the MacBook Pro that will be released in the US on August 21, 2012.  Both of the beautiful stands are made of sandblasted aluminum to complement the MacBook, and they have rubber linings to protect the laptop and rubber bottoms to prevent sliding.  The JAS Pro stand (topRead More…

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Prop Up Your iPad with Padprop

on Monday, March 12th, 2012

No matter how thin and light they are, iPads can be tiring to hold for long times.  Laying them on your lap or a table top may give your hands a rest, but the iPad likely won’t be at a good viewing angle.  With the Padprop, you can stand your iPad on your desk orRead More…

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Magnus iPad 2 Stand – Most Elegant iPad Stand Yet?

on Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

If you’ve been trying to find an elegant and minimal stand for your iPad 2, the Magnus stand from Ten One Design looks like it might be it. Designed specifically for the iPad 2, this hand-finished aluminum stand takes advantage of the magnets that are built in to the Left side of the tablet toRead More…

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Frameshift iPad Stand

on Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

The Frameshift iPad Stand from DARWINmachine is made of hand-brushed, anodized CNC aircraft-grade aluminum.  It has military-grade abrasion resistant rubber padding and stainless steel hardware, so it’s built for the rigors of travel as well as home and office use.  It adjusts to an infinity of angles, and it will support the iPad in horizontalRead More…

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Rain Design iRest iPad LapStand Review

on Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

It is hard to believe its been over three years and five laptops since I did my Rain Design mStand review. I have gone through a lot of tech/gadget-stuff in those 40 months. But to this day, the mStand remains prominently situated on my desk, supporting all of my laptops from the 17″ MBPro IRead More…

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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…

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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…

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Thought Out Stabile Stand for iPad and iPad 2

on Saturday, March 26th, 2011

There are a lot of stands for iPad and iPad 2 that can give your device that iMac look.  The Stabile Stand from Thought Out stands out from the crowd because it is 4 pounds of American steel.  It has a low center of gravity that makes the Stabile stand very …  stable.  It hasRead More…

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Mobile Stand for Tablet PC Review

on Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Got a tablet PC, Xoom or an iPad?  Then this stand is right for you!  I got this stand from Deal Extreme which has since been sold out.  But this stand is an exact clone of TwelveSouth’s Compass Stand for the iPad.  I will be writing this review as an item purchased from Deal Extreme. Read More…

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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…

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Nantucket iPad Station from Levenger

on Monday, January 17th, 2011

The Nantucket iPad Stand from Levenger is a workstation for your desk, chair-side table, or kitchen counter.  In addition to an angled stand, the solid-bamboo Nantucket stand has a small drawer to organize small items or notepads.  The drawer is magnetized to prevent it from accidentally sliding open.  Along the back of the stand isRead More…

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Elements Hardware Apps for iPad from REVÉNA

on Thursday, January 13th, 2011

REVÉNA has introduced an iPad back cover and a series of mounting options they call their Elements Hardware Apps.  Central to the system is the ELEMENTS AXIS back cover for the iPad with its “integrated, patent-pending mounting system that offers the user the ability to “dial” their iPad up to 360 degrees for multiple viewingRead More…

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Tablet Coasters from newPCgadgets

on Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

newPCgadgets is introducing the newest item in their line of “Surprisingly Unique Products.”  Their new Tablet Coasters are similar to their Smartphone Coasters we told you about last fall.  These stainless steel Tablet Coasters are designed to raise your tablet to a 35 degree angle.  They are 5 1/2″w x 7″d x 2 3/4″h, andRead More…

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Just|Mobile UpStand iPad Stand Review

on Monday, January 3rd, 2011

I recently reviewed JaDu Industries’ Skadoosh, a well made and uniquely engineered, portable aluminum iPad Stand. Just|Mobile has gone in the opposite direction from a complexity of design point of view with their new iPad stand, the UpStand. While just as well engineered and made similarly from finely machined aircraft aluminum, the UpStand is a simpleRead More…