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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



WINNERS: iPhone Life's Weekly Weekend Giveaway 3-12

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Thanks to everyone who entered the iPhone Life Weekly Weekend Giveaway. We have selected the winners of this Giveaway. We gave away 19 apps!

And the winners are... (drumroll please): Michael McAlexander, Clayton Stone, Dan Durand, Earl Hallet, Brad Anderson, Lorenzo Phillips, Sara Goddard, Alberto Espinosa, Steven Hellemans, Luciano Venditti, Kristna Williams, John Galo, Randy Roberts, byron gallegos, Jessica Smith, Alan Campbell, Joseph Sparks, steve sharber and S. Tackaberry



Demand is "off the charts" -- Apple may sell over 1 million iPads first day

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One more time consumers are going wild for a new gadget from Apple. The company has already sold out its inventory of iPads available for pre-ordering, and said in a statement that demand has been "off the charts." Apple's website now says that iPad orders will be shipped in 2-3 weeks.



Manal AlAlem Kitchen App Review

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For anyone who enjoys, or wants to experiment with Middle-Eastern cooking this is easily the best app available today.  Manal AlAlem is the premier cook throughout the Arab world and is famous for producing and hosting her own TV cooking show, opening cooking centers to teach people to cook Middle-Eastern cuisine properly and writing several best selling cook books. 



NextWorth - Cash in that old iPad!

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We have featured NextWorth in the past on our site, but it might be a good time to remind our readers getting ready to buy a new iPad that your old gear does not have to languish in the bottom of a desk drawer. You can get something back, and why not? You could use an old iPad as a paperweight, Frisbee, or jousting shoulder guard, but really, why not trade it in? You can get a quick, and easy online quote for it at NextWorth. Also while you're at it, you might look up all that other tech stuff you were going to put in a garage sale box marked "$5" 



Shipments of some new iPads delayed; details on tethering and other features

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Orders have been heavy, and shipping dates for some of the new iPad models have already been pushed back to March 19 from the original March 16 date. I suppose we can expect more delays, as demand will likely be high. You can read more on Appolicious, which reports that both Apple's and AT&T websites were down briefly on Wednesday because of the huge amount of traffic. If you're planning to get a new iPad, you'd better put in your order soon.



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.        



iPhone Life Weekly Weekend Giveaway 3/9

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Every weekend we will be raffling off tons of great apps and accessories for FREE. Here's how it works: Every Friday we will announce the prizes being given away through iPhoneLife.com, Facebook, and Twitter. To enter the giveaway, go to iPhoneLife.com/giveaways. On Monday morning we will randomly select the winners. If you win an app, we will email you the promo code to redeem the app for free. If you win an accessory, we will mail it to you.



Everything iPad - Apps, Accessories, Reviews, Wallpapers etc | iPhone Life Magazine

What's bigger than an iPhone, smaller than a MacBook, and the most anticipated Apple product since the original iPhone? On January 27, at a special invitation only event at the San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Steve Jobs announced Apple's new "magical, revolutionary product" -- the iPad. Meant to fill the gap between the laptop and phone, Jobs said it was "way better" than either. Let's take a look at it.

Thin, lightweight, and powerful

The iPad shares many hardware features with the iPhone, including an accelerometer, an orientation sensor to switch from portrait to landscape mode, solid-state memory, and the same 30-pin doc connector. Connectivity is also virtually the same, with wireless 802.11n WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1 EDR included on all models.

iPad runs iPhone apps!

The iPad will run a version of iPhone OS, and the new device can run virtually any app developed for the iPhone or iPod touch. Aps developed for the iPhone can run on the iPad in native resolution but is large enough to touch type on.

The larger screen not only makes familiar iPhone apps like Calendar, Mail, and Safari look stunning, it also provides screen real estate for more complex elements in the UI. For example, Calendar display a split-sreen view that describes the day's appointments on the left and shows you a color map of used time slots on the right. The split-screen view in Contacts displays you contacts list on the left and the full information for the contact you've selected on the right.

An ebook reader and more

Although not build into the iPad, Apple will offer a free app called iBooks, which will allow you to download and read books from it's new virtual bookstore. The new iBooks store will be accessed from and as easy to use as iTunes.

The ultimate media device?

The iPad is not the world's first tablet PC or the first eBook reader. Toshiba, Lenovo, Acer, and others sell Windows-based tablets, and Amazon has had considerable success with it's Kindle. But Apple thinks the iPad will reinvent the category by offering a vastly superior multi-touch interface an easy access to a wide-variety of apps and media via iTunes. Aple hopes to make the iPad the ultimate media device by leveraging it's existing assets which include over 100 million paying iTunes customers, established relationships with music and video content providers, and over 100,000 iPhone OS app developers.