eBook Reader accessories

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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. … Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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″… Read More

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… Read More

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.

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… Read More

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… Read More