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Would this be what Dr Jones uses for his iPad, the Heming leather iPad case?

on Friday, February 28th, 2014

If you have an iPad chances are you go to some lengths to protect your investment. But, if you are like me you don’t want a run of the mill, everyday, everyone else has one type of case. You want something a little different as well as something that is quality made. The Heming a Read More…

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Strotter Platforma iPad Case review

on Friday, November 8th, 2013

I have a confession to make.  I’m obsessed with iPad bags.  Since I purchased my iPad 2, I’ve been looking for the perfect bag or bags to carry it.  Strotter is feeding my obsession with their Platforma bag for the iPad and other tablets.  You know what they say: “you can never be too rich Read More…

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GripBase Podium review

on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

Anyone who has used an iPad or other tablet while standing, walking around, or speaking to a group, without the ability to rest it on something solid, has known the pain that juggling these tools can bring. Since it is a two-handed device, holding with one and manipulating with the other means you’ve got to Read More…

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Has Apple lost its mojo???

on Friday, November 1st, 2013

Ryan Chapman and I are not only Gadgeteer colleagues but friends as well. We have been karate & tech buddies for years. We have been discussing Apple’s latest generation of iPads for weeks now. After much talk and a bit of debate, we both decided to take the plunge and purchase Apple’s latest tablet, the Read More…

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ClamCase Pro disguises your iPad as a MacBook Pro

on Thursday, September 5th, 2013

As tablets, led by the success of the iPad, have exploded in popularity over the past few years, several companies have offered accessories to give tablets functionality that some feel are missing.  The ClamCase Pro is one such case which attempts to give an iPad 2/3/4 not only keyboard functionality but also the appearance of Read More…

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WaterField Design Indy bag review

on Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

If you’ve been looking for a small shoulder bag which is roomy enough to carry your iPad or Android tablet along with a few other essentials, the WaterField Design Indy bag should tick all the necessary check boxes on most people’s shopping lists. ✔ Looks great ✔ Well made ✔ Not bulky ✔ Comfortable ✔ Room for accessories WaterField offers the Indy Read More…

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Your iPad may not have a magnetic personality, but with MagBak it can

on Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Ever need a magical third hand to hold your iPad? Have you ever wanted to temporarily mount your iPad on a wall? Do you want to amaze your friends with your ability to stick your iPad to almost any metal surface? MagBak, The Worlds Thinnest iPad Mount may be just what you are looking for. Read More…

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Not-quite-steampunk bumpers for iPad and iPhone 5

on Monday, June 24th, 2013

These are the most unusual bumper cases for iPhone 5 and iPad that I’ve seen.  Stone Jelly Ltd. makes these bumpers by hand, using brown oak, precision-engineered anodized aluminum, and custom fittings.  Everything is made in their UK-based shop or by a few local suppliers.  They are lined with cork for increased protection of your Read More…

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Logitech introduces a Wired Keyboard for iPad with plug-and-play convenience

on Friday, May 31st, 2013

The school system in my area recently announced they were purchasing a large number of iPads as part of a new education paradigm.  iPads are wonderful, and no one loves them more than me, but I will admit they are more useful for education purposes when they are paired with a physical keyboard for faster, Read More…

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The Daily Brick LEGO Custom iPad and iPhone Dock Kit review

on Friday, May 3rd, 2013

If you love LEGO and also have an iPad or an iPhone 5, The Daily Brick is offering 2 fun kits that will allow you to build a charging dock entirely out of real LEGO bricks. They sent me both kits, which I built quickly and relatively easily. Let’s see how they turned out.

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Handmade leather cases from GettingWeddy

on Thursday, April 25th, 2013

GettingWeddy is an Etsy shop that makes and sells handcrafted leather goods, jewelry, and other things.  The above image (click it for a bigger view) shows their iPad sleeve on the left and the iPad mini sleeve on the right.  They make the exteriors from oil-tanned or vegetable-tanned tooling leathers, and the interior is lined Read More…

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How to prevent your child from making in-app purchases on your iPad

on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
Posted in: Articles, News

Every day, I see stories about some person contacting the media to complain Apple wouldn’t reimburse them for in-app purchases their kids made on an iPad.  You see people complaining about charges of a couple hundred dollars to well over $1000 made in a 10 minute period.  The latest story I’ve been seeing is about Read More…

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New Potato Technologies Foosball table for iPad review

on Friday, March 22nd, 2013

I enjoy playing games on my iPad, but when it comes to action style games, I miss not having physical controls. Virtual controls are adequate for some games, but for others, they just don’t cut it. That’s why I was excited to accept an offer to review the New Potato Technologies Foosball table. This device turns Read More…

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Brydge iPad Keyboard review

on Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Pairing a Bluetooth keyboard with an iPad is not a new idea. Over the years, we’ve featured countless keyboards and all but one that I can recall, share a common problem… The iPad and keyboard combo can not easily be used on your lap – like a laptop. If you’re one of those people who Read More…

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Ever seen an iPad cover that folds into a vertical stand?

on Friday, February 8th, 2013

All the Smart Covers I’ve seen for iPads fold to hold your iPad in a horizontal position for viewing or typing.  The new Origami Vertical Smart Book Hard Back cover for iPad mini folds into a plethora of positions to support your iPad horizontally or vertically for viewing or for typing.  This case is from Lifeworks and Read More…

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Col. Littleton No. 23 iPad Portfolio review

on Friday, February 1st, 2013

One of my most-used review items is the Colonel Littleton No. 1943 Navigator Bag that I take with me daily. But there are times when I do not want or need to take all my gear with me. When I do not want the weight, need the shoulder to carry something else, or am going from Read More…

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Nomad Brush Nomad FLeX capacitive paintbrush stylus review

on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

The Nomad FLeX is the newest capacitive paintbrush stylus to be offered by Nomad Brush. I reviewed their original Compose Dual Tip paintbrush stylus a couple years ago and found it to offer a better painting experience when compared to a normal stylus. If you enjoy creating art on your iPad, Android or other tablet, Read More…

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Classic Match Foosball is a multiplayer foosball table for your iPad

on Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Although I’ve only played foosball once or twice so far in my life, I want this Classic Match Foosball iPad accessory from New Potato Tech because it looks like it would be a lot of fun. Up to 4 people can play at once using eight functional 2-axis control bars and real scoring markers at each end. Read More…

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Oberon Design Medium Tablet Sleeve review

on Friday, January 4th, 2013

I typically carry my gear around with me in the Colonel Littleton No. 1943 Navigator bag I reviewed last year. But there are those occasions where I want my iPad mini with me either totally by itself or in something like my gi/sports bag. In both situations, I do not want my tablet rattling around Read 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 but Read More…

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Gramophone – Thomas Edison’s favorite iPhone speaker system

on Sunday, December 9th, 2012

The Gramophone combines sculpture with sound to create a unique speaker system for the iPhone or iPad that will definitely turn heads (and ears). Designed to resemble a Victorian era phonograph, the base of the Gramophone is constructed of solid walnut and the horn is made of iron and brass. The interesting thing about this Read More…

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myLED adds blinking notification LED to iPhones and iPads

on Saturday, December 1st, 2012

If Tim Cook would ask me what changes I would make to the iPhone, it wouldn’t take me long to blurt out my top 5 list. Better battery life, widgets, dedicated call answer/end button, dedicated camera shutter button and a notification LED. I don’t think Tim cares what I think or want, but I’ll soon Read More…

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M-Edge announces the Trina Turk for M-Edge Collection

on Monday, November 19th, 2012

M-Edge is a long-time producer of cases and covers for eBook readers, tablets, and other gadgets.  They have just announced the Trina Turk for M-Edge Collection of accessories designed with colorful Trina Turk signature prints.  There are a couple of book-style covers for the Kindle Fire or the iPad that incorporate satin fabrics with microfiber Read More…

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WaterField announces the Outback Sleeve (and seven others) for the iPad mini and the iPad 4

on Monday, October 29th, 2012

WaterField Designs has announced the Outback Sleeve for the iPad mini or the iPad (generations 2-4).  The Outback is made of waxed canvas with your choice of Chocolate or Grizzly leather trim.  It’s available in either a horizontal or vertical orientation.  You can keep it simple as a sleeve, or you can add D-rings for Read More…

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Treegloo Nexus 7 Case – Woodn’t you like one?

on Friday, October 5th, 2012

Want a case for your Nexus 7, iPad 2/3 or Kindle Keyboard that’s just that little bit different?  Treegloo might be for you.  Custom-made and handcrafted using environmentally friendly and sustainable materials, Treegloo offers 10+ cover colors, 27 interior designs, 6 frame finishes and 4 closure options. Creating a unique case that fits your personality shouldn’t be too Read More…