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Unique iPad case with removable Bluetooth keyboard from Dexim is on deck at #CES!

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Dexim is known for their chargers and cases for the iPhone, but their upcoming iPad case is something special. A number of case makers have integrated Bluetooth keyboards into their design but the result is a case that is too bulky for everyday use or too constraining when typing for a long stretch. The Dexim case, which will be shipping soon, does indeed combine a case with a Bluetooth keyboard but the keyboard is held in place by strong magnets. You can simply remove it to have a more streamlined case or use the keyboard in a more comfortable position. The Dexim iPad case looks to be the best of both worlds.


Get your vibe on with vibrating RumbleBuds from Atomic9

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I've never been a fan of earbuds as, to me, they didn't fully reproduce the musical experience.  That may have changed with the RumbleBuds from Atomic9.  These earbuds include a subwoofer right inside each earbud!  Before I put them in my ears, I loaded a bass-heavy song (Daft Punk's Derezzed from the TRON: Legacy soundtrack) and watched as the earbuds literally started to move across the table!  Talk about good vibrations, and no batteries required!



Last Minute Christmas Gift? Check out the iMainGoX

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Are you looking for a last minute Christmas present? Then, check out the iMainGoX Portable Speaker. I can’t imagine anyone on your list who could not use this.

The iMainGoX works with iPhones, iPods, iPad, and Kindle, as well as most notebooks, portable gaming devices, and electric guitars! Most important, the sound is awesome — BIG bass and excellent amplification. Whether you listen to classical, country or the latest hits, you won’t be disappointed with the sound quality of this convenient, easy-to-carry device.



AZiO tries building a better bluetooth keyboard

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Going head-to-head with Apple is a dicey situation, but apparently AZiO thinks they've found a niche for their Bluetooth keyboard.  Now that you can use BT keyboards with all iOS 4.x devices, you should consider adding one.  AZiO says on their website that the virtual keyboard may be fine for travel, but when you're using your iOS device at work or home you may want a full keyboard.  However, I could really use a portable keyboard when I travel.  Perhaps it's because when I'm at home, I do most of my typing on a MacBook Pro with a full-size wired USB keyboard.  But on the road, lately with just an iPad, an external keyboard would be great for typing articles and long emails.



Review: Vario for iPad by Zerochroma

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Here is another unique case that I wanted to try out. I contacted Zerochroma and they were kind enough to send me an evaluation unit. If you are not in the market for an iPad case. You still may also find this interesting as they have the same type of case for other devices. Those include iPhone, iPod Touch and Nano, and Kindle.



Now Even The iPad Knows It's Place

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With Christmas right around the corner, you may still be looking for that perfect gift for that someone who has all the gadgets, including an iPad. It may be cliche to say that what they need is something to carry them in, but here is something I bet yoiu never thought of......clothing that will carry all your gadgets at once....including an iPad. Yea, I know!

Well ScotteVest sells clothing for the gadget geek in your life. Even the Woz wears one.



Review: HandStands iPad Case with Keyboard

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HandStands sent me over their iPad Case with Keyboard for review. In the package you get the brown case, instruction sheet and the mini USB cable for charging. The product looked pretty decent as I removed it from the package and opened it up. I noted the nice looking stitching around the edges.  As I examined the case/keyboard, I then realized it was almost an exact copy of the Kensington Folio case.



Review Part 2: ZAGG’s ZAGGMate Case with Keyboard

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Here is part 2 of my ZAGGmate review. In case you did not see it, the link below brings you to part one of the review which includes the unboxing, general information, as well as the ZAGGmate video.

 

http://www.iphonelife.com/blog/5811/review-part-1-zagg%E2%80%99s-zaggmate-case-keyboard

 

 



Review Part 1: ZAGG’s ZAGGmate Case with Keyboard

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 Zagg recently introduced and has available for Pre-Order, two cases called the ZAGGmate. The main difference between the two is one has a Bluetooth keyboard built in and the other does not. I was fortunate to receive a sample for review today of the ZAGGmate with Keyboard, and I am pretty excited about it. As I have been doing on the larger reviews, I have been splitting them up into two. It makes it easier on me. So I wanted to share the unboxing pics and some of the general product specs with you.



Review: Pinlo Xyber Pro iPad Case

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I had contacted a company called Pinlo because I saw they had an iPad case called the Xyber Pro. I thought it was different and unique and was very interested in trying it out. I have been using it for a few days now and it’s a really nice case. As you can see, the case comes in a plastic container. It’s re-sealable, so for the sake of recycling, keep it and you can store the Xyber Pro back in it if you switch to a different case (depending on your task).



Best iPad Accessories, Reviews, iPad Cases

Best iPad accessories: there's lots to choose from and cases, stands and car mounts are just the beginning. We have the reviews that you need and 
let's face it; the iPad isn't a bargain item.  It is expensive, and it requires protection if you want it to last a while.  To get more value out of your device, however, sometimes you need to cough up a few more dollars and invest in some awesome gear.  That's where we come in.  We don't want you spending your precious money on worthless items. Here are our picks and reviews of the best iPad accessories for 2011.  Read on to find the absolute best gear and best ipad accessories.


Most iPad owners purchase a case to protect their device. The type of case you choose depends on how you'll be using your iPad and how much you want to spend. In this section we look at a variety of the best protective iPad accessories: cases, bags, shells, and sleeves, as well as stands. The descriptions not only include the list price but also the price on Amazon, so that you can get a sense for how much they're selling for through other online retailers.


New audio accessories are constantly evolving for all iOS devices, and starting earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), there were some great ones in action. Most prefer something compact, with good quality sound, and affordability. An integrated app is nice, but not crucial. 

The Bose MIE2i wired mobile headset

 are perfect examples of earbuds that are compact, have great sound quailty and are affordable. They are highly rated for both sound quality and comfort. They come with three sizes of StayHear silicon tips and an answer/end button on the inline microphone. The reviews say the quality of sound is tops. Note that these are standard earbuds - no noise-isolating to block unwanted sound.
 A comparison of these earbuds and other great accessories are in the 2011 Best Gear article.