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 [...]

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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 [...]

Posted in: Gaming Gear, iOS, Reviews

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 [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, iOS, Reviews

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

Posted in: Android, iOS, Reviews, Styluses

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. [...]

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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 [...]

Posted in: Cases and Covers, eBook Readers, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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The folks at Crux have been busy working on the ultimate iPad keyboard case and are looking for backing from Kickstarter fans for their new CruxSKUNK. Yeah, that name is ummm... strange. But forget the name and check out the keyboard. First of all, it's Bluetooth, it has full size keys and a standard layout with [...]

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