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Kingston Wi-Drive tries to help you save money on the new iPad

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Unfortunately, Apple doesn't allow SD card expansion and even the camera connection kit is limited in utility. If you haven't decided which model of the new iPad to buy, or if you wish the iPad or or iPhone you already own had more storage, you might want to consider the Wi-Drive from Kingston.



Widge is a fun and protective wedge shaped case for your iPad

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I have been using a new iPad case from x-doria.com called the Widge. It's a protective hard foam case in the shape of a wedge. It looks a bit like an oversized doorstop, but the shape gives you two different angles for viewing and typing, but it also provides a couple of ways to grip the Widge.





Protect that new iPad

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If you're like me, you ordered the new iPad as soon as Apple's servers allowed, and you are waiting patiently (or perhaps impatiently) for it to arrive. Now is the time to think about protection. In fact, I sold my old iPad at SellYourMac.com and got full price because it was in such good shape. I keep my iPads and iPhones in cases pretty much full time and they look brand new. Now keep in mind, the new iPad is slightly thicker and heavier than the iPad 2, and has a bigger opening for the camera, so there's a chance your old case might not work.


SnuGG iPad Ultra-Thin Case: Review

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  The Snugg iPad 2 case is very affordable, sleek, and thin.  It offers front and rear protection for the ipad.  It doesn’t add any extra weight or bulkiness to the device.  The model I have been using is the ultra-thin version.  It is exactly as the name implies, Ultra-Thin.  The Snugg Ultra-Thin iPad case works much better than the smart cover made by Apple.  The Ultra-thin Snugg iPad cases gives an elegant, professional look and feel.  It makes a great case for the job or everyday use.  Either way the case will do its job, which is protecting the ipad.  It does the job without any adding any bulkiness or weight.  The case can be purchased on Amazon for around $35.  If you buy the smart cover you will pay alm



Ten One Design Magnus iPad 2 Stand; Review

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  Ten One Designs have released a magnetic stand for the iPad 2 called Magnus.  This stand holds the ipad 2 in landscape position magnetically.  It doesn’t require any thing hold the stand other than the magnetic strength from the stand itself.        



Monotron Analogue Ribbon Synthesizer: Review

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The Monotron Analogue Ribbon Synthesizer is developed by KORG.  It’s a pocket size synthesizer, which can be carried in a pocket for on the go music creations.  The Monotron synthesizer offers professional sounds at novice levels.  I have never used a synthesizer but within a few minutes I was able to connect the synthesizer to my ipad and create music tracks.  It’s a great deal of fun to say the least.  The Monotron can create professional sounds without a great deal of knowledge about mixing or synthesizing.

 



Wicked Audio X-Ray Yankee Zulu Headphone: Review

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Wicked Audio offer very affordable set of headphones called, X-Ray Yankee Zulu. They are a very nice pair of headphones, which offer mediocre sound and comfort ability.



Apple TV, lost in the shuffle but a bargain at $69 refurbed

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Today's big news was the new iPad, but Apple kicked things off with an upgrade to the Apple TV.  It was a minor update, supporting 1080p, rather than the "cracking" that Steve Jobs alluded to in the book Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson.  If you're not concerned about the new higher resolution, the previous generation is available at a bargain basement $69 price if you don't mind a refurb and if you can get through to the Apple Store!  I've bought refurbished Apple products (including an Apple TV) and aside from the packaging, you get a like new product at a great deal.  In fact, while placing my order for a new iPad, I added a $99 refurbished iPad nano which will find a home on my wrist.



EXOVault iPhone 4/4S Case: Review

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  The EXOVault iPhone case offers protection and great character for the iPhone.  I have received several compliments and questions about my iphone while using the Exovault case.  Actually, I have had more people ask about my iPhone while in the Exovault case compared to all the other cases I have tried in the past.



Review: SGP Klasden Levanaus Backpack series

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I have been using SGP Klasden Levanaus backpack for a few weeks and I can honestly say I am digging it. The photos will follow my review at the end. This backpack series is very durable, sleek, and provides a lot of storage inside.

I believe I stated in a previous review that I usually use my Swiss Gear backpack the few times when I travel with my gear for work and for all of my play. The Swiss Gear bag is also very tough but the biggest drawback is the weight. It’s heavy even before you put anything in there. The Levanaus is the opposite as far as I am concerned.



Review: Scosche flipCharge rogue Emergency Backup Battery

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The flipCharge emergency battery was introduced by Scoche in Feb. (They also have another version called the flipCharge burst). This battery pack is an 1800 mAh unit.

It’s designed for iPods and iPhones, with its integrated flip out PIN connector.



iBattz gives your iPhone enough mojo to last for days!

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For centuries, man has searched for a perpetual motion machine... Unlimited power that never runs out. Now a true perpetual motion machine doesn't exist but with the iBattz Mojo Battery Case, you can come close.



iHome iDM11: Review

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The iHome iDM11 is one powerful cube.  It offers great sound quality at any volume level.  It connects very simple by using Bluetooth.  It can be used with any device, which has Bluetooth capability.  I have connected it to my iPhone 4S, ipad 2, ipod 4th gen, and Macbook Pro, and iMac 27 inch.  All these devices connected without any problems and added great sound quality to all of them.



IPEVO TYPI BLUETOOTH FOLIO CASE: REVIEW

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IPEVO has developed one the more elegant folio style Bluetooth keyboards.  The Bluetooth folio style case is called Typi.  The Typi connects very easily through Bluetooth 2.0.  Simply slide the ipad in the Typi folio case and connect by typing the four digit code.  You will now be able to leave the heavy laptop behind on business trips or vacation.  The ipad can easily be transformed into a workhorse in conjunction with the Typi Bluetooth case.



Turn iPad into Complete Entertainment System: Scosche BassDock

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  The Scosche BassDock offers pounding bass and superb sound for the ipad.  It will accommodate either the ipad 1 or 2.  The adapter needed to secure the ipad is included with the BassDock.  We all know the sound quality of the ipad is a bit lacking to say the least.  However, equip the ipad with the BassDock and rock the entire office.  The Bassdock has two 1.6’’ speakers and a single 3-inch woofer for bass.  The stand can be tilted to prefer viewing angle.



MWC Report I: Now Apple has some serious competition: the new Nokia phone and the Samsung Note 10.1

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I've just returned to my hotel room from the first day of MWC so that I can get ready for the MobileFocus event in the evening. I couldn't wait with sharing my experiences with you on the spot. Having little free time, however, let's start with the most two important pieces of news: the Nokia PureView 808 (a phone with a freaking good camera) and the Samsung Note 10.1 (a really decent tablet). I had some quality hands-on time with both models. Let's start with the former.

Nokia PureView 808



Stabile Pro Coil iPad Stand: Review

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The Stabile Pro Coil is a long, snakelike, flexible coil stand for the iPad.  The Stabile Pro Coil can be manipulated into any shape imaginable.  It’s great for the home, office, and even the automobile.  My favorite place to use the Stabile Pro Coil is the automobile. The Stabile Pro Coil makes viewing directions much easier on the iPad screen.  It’s extremely strong and flexible for holding the iPad into position.  The Stabile Pro Coil has a little brother called the NaJa King.  The Naja King can be used with the iPhone or iPod.  One of the best features of all the Stabile stands is their ability to be used with or without a case.



iPad Helps Comedian Perform

It's nice to see Steve Jobs continues to touch lives after his passing. The comedian in the video below, referred to as LostVoiceGuy a.k.a LVG, performs by using speech applications on the iPad. He lost his voice at an early age. The video contains some bad language. It's still an awesome video. Check it out.


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