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This gear bag goes from day to night

on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Posted in: Bags, Backpacks, News

Levenger is having a sale this week on their Carezza Day-to-Night Clutch.  Like the other bags that Levenger sells, these bags look like regular handbags, but they function like gear bags.  You can use this bag as a strapless clutch bag, or you can add the strap (25.5″ drop) and carry it as a cross-body Read More…

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This backup battery will let you use a USB keyboard with your tablet

on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

The EneBRICK from Cerevo packs a lot of function into a 4.9″ X 2.5″ X 0.9″ package.  It has a 6000mAh internal battery, and it has two USB ports for charging your mobile devices.  It also pulls open to expose a stand for your smart phone or tablet; it comes with adjusters that allow it Read More…

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Better sound from your mobile device is in the shell

on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

It’s nice that phones and tablets usually have built-in external speakers so you can hear audio without needing earphones, but my experience has shown that those speakers are wimpy and don’t produce great sound or even decent volume.  I doubt you’ll get audiophile-pleasing sound, but you’ll probably get more volume if you use the Mini Snail-shaped Read More…

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Tablet atop a tripod – my screen’s bigger than your screen

By: Leah Hallett
on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

AllPuter.com is offering the Tablet / iPad Holder / Mount w/ Adapter Ready for Camera Tripod that transforms your tablet into a tripod-mounted camera with an extra-large viewing screen.  Taking photos of family and friends from a tripod inevitably leads to a small crowd of eyeballs glaring down on the tiny camera LCD screen to review the pictures; everyone wants to check Read More…

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Travelon introduces a waterproof tablet pouch with a built-in stand

on Monday, July 29th, 2013
Posted in: Cases, Covers, News

I’ve seen a lot of waterproof pouches for smartphones and tablets, and they all seem to be a variation of a Ziploc baggie on steroids.  They will protect your electronics against water damage, but that’s it.  The new Waterproof Portfolio for Tablets from Travelon adds a stand function to the waterproof case, making it easier Read More…

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Leather and felt tablet cases from Ostfold

on Friday, July 5th, 2013
Posted in: Cases, Covers, News

Ostfold is selling some elegant premium Italian vegetable tanned leather and Merino wool felt tablet cases on Etsy in the US.  They have sizes to fit the iPad (2nd-gen through current) or the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.  Both cases feature a perforated leather pocket on the front that holds an included 16-page kraft paper notebook and Read More…

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The BakBone was developed by an MD, but you don’t have to be a doctor to use one

on Monday, June 10th, 2013

There are various attachments for the back of tablets designed to give you a better grip on those slippery little suckers.  They may work fine in most situations, but they aren’t always easily cleaned.  When you’re a doctor using a tablet for data records, viewing X-rays, and sharing information with patients, you need to have Read More…

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Tablet bag for women from Vera Bradley

on Friday, January 11th, 2013

    Over the past couple of years, Vera Bradley has been expanding their Tech line of bags and accessories for gadgets.  They’ve just introduced the Tablet Hipster, a variation of their popular Hipster bag.  The Tablet Hipster has a dedicated pocket in front to hold a tablet, and a center zipper compartment to hold Read More…

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STM Cache is the perfect fit for a 10″ tablet

on Thursday, December 13th, 2012

The STM Cache for iPad bag is a perfect fit for a full-sized iPad or other 10″ tablet.  It has organizer pockets under the flap for cables or other small gear, and there’s a hidden zipper pocket on the front flap for your cell phone.  The Cache has a grab handle and a shoulder strap. Read More…

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ZAGG Introduces Three New ZAGGsparq External Batteries

on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

If you’re looking for an external battery to keep your smartphone or your tablet charged while you’re away from an outlet, take a look at the new line of ZAGGsparq chargers from ZAGG.  All three new models contain Lithium-ion batteries that can keep your smartphones charged, and a couple of them can even power up Read More…

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Wrapsol Non-Slip Grip Pad for Large Tablets Review

on Saturday, April 28th, 2012

I recently reviewed the Wrapsol Ultra Screen Protector on my new iPad.  Wrapsol also sent along their Non-Slip Grip Pad for Large Tablets for our review.  It is “engineered to optimize usability and to help prevent slip-and-fall damage to your tablet.”  Those slippery, expensive tablets we all love could certainly benefit from being less slippery, Read More…