Tablet accessory

Use the iKlip 3 to mount your tablet on a mic stand or tripod

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NEWS – Musicians, photographers, and other content creators will be happy to learn that they can now mount their 7 – 12.9″ tablets to a mic stand, tripod, or a boom arm using the new IK Multimedia iKlip 3 series of mounts. Available in 3 different styles depending on where you want to mount your …

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Satechi’s new R1 Aluminum foldable stand takes your smartphone, tablet, and laptop to new heights

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I like accessories that have more than one use or can be used with more than one device. The new Satechi R1 Aluminum foldable stand is just such an accessory. Compatible with smartphones, tablets, and even laptops. This universal stand can position devices in multiple ways to provide the best viewing experience for watching videos, …

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Add some beautiful color to your useful leather accessories with Tovi Sorga

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If you like your accessories to be unusual and not something everyone you’ll meet will be carrying, too, then you need to check out Tovi Sorga’s beautiful, colorful leather goods.  Tovi’s biography says he is an “independent artist, designer and craftsman of bespoke, printed leather fashion accessories. He is one of the only leather-craft artisans …

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Turn your mobile device into an Intelligent Universal Remote with @7PM

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If you’re tired of dealing with a stack of remotes to control your home theater system, and you don’t want to break the bank buying a universal remote, turn your smart phone or tablet into your one-remote-to-rule-them-all device.  The @7PM Intelligent Universal Remote plugs into the audio jack on your mobile device.  The app has an …

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This 16-LED flash unit is the cure for dark smartphone photos

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Actually, the Smart 16-LED Warm White Light 3-Mode Fill Light for Mobile Phone works with iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch, Android phones and tablets, and with Windows 8 devices.  You’ll need a headphone jack to plug the unit in, and you’ll need the iBlazr software to automatically fire the flash.  Apparently, you can also just turn the …

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Mount your tablet or phone almost anywhere with the Neutron S

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With the Neutron S, you can hang your phone or tablet (under 1 pound) in your car, on your computer, on the wall, or even on the fridge.  The Neutron S is a small square of machined aerospace aluminum with a shielded permanent neodymium magnet which will never lose its hold.  You attach the Neutron S to …

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The iPhone 6 in this case survived a fall from the stratosphere

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The photo of the cased iPhone 6 in space isn’t an artist’s rendering; it was taken by the camera sent up on the weather balloon with this phone.  Urban Armor Gear tested their iPhone 6 case by sending it up to the stratosphere and dropping it from 101,000+ feet.  During the trip up and down, …

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WaterField Designs introduces the new VertiGo 2.0 Laptop Bag

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Actually, it’s not just a laptop bag, because the VertiGo 2.0 is available in three sizes: small holds an iPad Air and similar tablets; medium holds a 13″ Mac laptop; and large holds a 15″ Mac laptop.  The VertiGo 2.0 is the “ideal business and traveling companion that can hold a surprising amount of gear …

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

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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 …

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Better sound from your mobile device is in the shell

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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Leather and felt tablet cases from Ostfold

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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 …

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