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Choiix iPad Sleeve and Wave Stand: Review

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The iPad 2 is one of the sleekest and thinnest tablets on the market. Many iPad 2 users may choose not to add a case for protection due to adding weight or bulkiness to the iPad. Users who do not use a case for protection still need protection. Choiix offers a sleeve for protection for these type users. Cooler Master has developed several accessories for the Apple products.  One of the many accessories they make is the 2E sleeve. The 2E sleeve allows the user to protect their iPad after use for during transportation from one location to the next without adding extra weight or bulkiness. The 2E sleeve is made of an eco-leather type material that protects the iPad from dirt, dust and scratches. This sleeve can be used with other tablets too.



Sea Sucker iPad Stand Review

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One of the best features of the iPad 2 is its thin diameter design.  Many users may not want to make the iPad bulky by adding a case.  If the user chooses not to add a case for extra protection or other purposes the Sea Sucker can be used for many reasons, such as a stand.  There are products on the market to use for a stand.  Sea Suckers are simply giant sized stoppers with a pump.  They have an air valve inside them to pump the air from between the Sea Sucker and the material it’s being attached to.  The Sea Suckers are the strongest seal I have ever seen.  They actually held a guy to the top of his c



Wilson 801240 SignalBoost Mobile Professional Kits: Review

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The Wilson booster will increase cell signal in any location. I personally live in a very mountainous area. The mountains decrease the amount of cell service from all locations where I live. Since, I have been using the Wilson booster my cell service as increase 200 percent. The increase in cell service with the booster is phenomenal. I am now able to make calls in locations with my cell phone where no one has been able to make a call. I don't have to be bothered with dropped phone calls anymore. It has really made my cell service completely different. Before I started using the Wilson amplifier, I could only get signal from a few locations.   Now I am able to talk on my cell phone in my home from any room.



Angle /2 by Nizmos iPad 2 Case Review

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The Angle/2 for the iPad 2, is a slimmer more streamline version of the original Angle iPad case. The Angle offers a sleep mode that is automatically activated when you close the cover and wakes up when you open it. It has several different viewing angles for use in bed or at the desk.  One of my favorite features of the Angle is the elastic band along the back panel allows you to hold your iPad safely in one hand, leaving your other hand free for typing and presentation. This case would be great for speakers or 



Time Command Mini

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Looking for Stocking Stuffers? Check out the Qmadix Twin Tablet Charger

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If you're looking for gift ideas that your family and friends will really like, check out the Qmadix USB Twin Tablet Charging Kit 4.2.

Why I like it: 

You can charge two different devices at one time while driving down the road - two iPads, iPhones or iPod Touches or a combination of any two. 



mophie Juice Pack in RED - Sassy!

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mophie is rocking World AIDS Day by partnering with (RED), and releasing a special edition of the flagship juice pack power pro line of portable chargers in a stunning cardinal hue. A portion of the proceeds go to the Global Fund. Fight the AIDS epidemic, get a charge up and do it in style! Now available at link above, so go get one of these beauties (great holiday stocking stuffer, by the way)... Read on for more PR info on the release...



LifeProof iPhone 4/4S Case Review (UnderWater Video Included)

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LifeProof takes advantage of all the iOS 5 features the iPhone 4S offers. This case will protect your iphone from anything and everything the environment can throw at it. If you want to read my full review on the LifeProof click here. This is an awesome case for many reasons. We are approaching winter weather. Protect your iPhone 4S from the snow and still have access to all the great iOS 5 features such as Siri and much more.  



Otterbox Defender Realtree Camo

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The most important decision after purchasing an iPhone, can be deciding which case to purchase for the best protection.  If I had to choose only one case from the many I have used it would be the OtterBox Defender. The OtterBox Defender does add a little extra weight to the device. It's not very noticeable after you begin using the case. It does make the iphone a little bit thicker. I know many people are very proud of how thin and sleek the iPhone 4S is designed. However, I think protection has to be top priority.



Gum Max Review

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Just Mobile, a company predominantly known for their iPad and iPhone stands and holders, also has a line of products to provide backup power to those devices. With the release of their Gum Max backup battery, Just Mobile offers iPad users a solution that's hard to pass up. What makes the Gum Max better than the various other external battery backup solutions? Read on to find out.
 
The Gum Max is compatible with not only the iPad and iPad 2, its included USB-to-Apple dock connector can be plugged into iPods and iPhones. Also included in the package is a USB to micro-USB cable to recharge power to other portable devices like Android phones and Ebook readers. This micro-USB cable serves double duty, since you will need to use it to recharge the Gum Max.


Get the Skinny on this Slim Keyboard Case for iPad 2

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I am typing this on the beautifully designed and well-crafted Skinny Slim Keyboard case for the iPad 2, from Hatch & Co. ($90 at http://www.HatchnCo.com)  Unlike most bluetooth keyboard and case combinations, the Skinny is sleek, svelte, and is almost as slim as traditional folio cases that lack a keyboard.  This is possible because the keyboard is a membrane style, with almost no height to the keys whatsoever, just a slight raised outline for each key.



Kogeto Dot captures the big picture

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Kogeto: The name is inspired by, and reminiscent of Cogito Ergo Sum, Latin for "I think, therefore I am."  But the phrase that comes to mind when I tried Kogeto's DOT camera gizmo is "A picture is worth a thousand words."  Indeed, the Kogeto is worth more, because it lets you create panoramic views that are really interactive videos.  You can swipe your finger to pan in any direction and see the view as if a videocamera was pointed in that direction, at that time.  This is accomplished through a special lens attachment that snaps right on to your iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S.



ID case for your iPhone: The Callet

If you like the silicon rubber iPhone case, you need to check out the Callet. Not only does it give you the same tight grip, but this case incorporates two credit card pockets on the back for convenience. Great for clubbing and sports activities where you need your ID and phone, but nothing else.  

Comes in blue, pink and white. Check it out on the Callet website.



PlugBug - Why didn't Apple think of this?

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I don’t know why Apple didn’t think of this - a charger that’s convenient and saves you time and money.

 



Speakal iKurv Dock Review - Space age looks but down to earth tones!

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Speakal has some of the more interesting audio products available for iPhone, and iPod. I have written about several on our blogs, and in terms of quality, have found them a decent product for the price. Maybe not in the same class as say the Sonos or iHome audio products like the iW1 we've reviewed, but they still produce a good sound. Speakal has the market nearly cornered in unique and eye-catching designs with clever features (see my review of the motion-sensing, rechargeable iPig). If you want a sound dock that simply looks good, sounds good, and doesn't break the bank, the iKurv is a good pick--which, by the way, will also push composite video from your iPod/iPhone to a TV or monitor.



The Cdock is an elegant dock that would make Steve Jobs proud!

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Steve Jobs was a fan of Dieter Rams of Braun fame.  So is Jonathan Ive, head of Apple's Design team.  I think they would both be proud of the Cdock, which encloses the beloved iPhone 4 but doesn't obstruct the phone's design.  Instead, the Cdock complements the iPhone 4, with several different design options, specifically black, white, brushed aluminum (or as Ive would say "Aluminium") or walnut.  Any of these would look right at home in the Apple store.  Indeed it makes decided hard.



mophie pulse pumps up iPod touch gaming!

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If you're really into 3D games like Galaxy on Fire, Shadow Gun, Dead Space, and Real Racing (and who that owns iPod touch isn't), then you need to check out the mophie pulse, or add it to the holiday gift list for that touch-toting loved one. It not only pumps out stereo volume through tiny L/R speakers embedded on each side of the unit, but serves as a handy gamepad holder and protective case as well. The pulse is not just a great gaming accessory. It turns iPod touch into a mini entertainment center, and I do not exaggerate. Attention iPod touch users, this is a decent sound accessory. Read on for full review and video demo...



Looking for Christmas Gifts? Check out Woogie 2 - the first huggable iPhone Case!

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Imagine this: You’re sitting in the doctor’s office waiting and waiting and waiting. Your three-year-old is beginning to eat the plants, dig in the trashcan, or climb on the receptionist’s desk. You have nothing but your iPhone with which to entertain them. Do you let them use your phone?

Normally, the answer is no. It’s much too expensive and delicate to let a small child play with.



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