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For older cars without Bluetooth, Mpow’s Steambot Y Wireless In-Car Bluetooth FM Transmitter allows users to make hands-free calls, listen to music or GPS voice navigation via their FM radio, and, with built in USB port, charge iPads or iPhones on the go.
Knomo’s Knomad Mini Portable Organizer is a classy, sturdy, and useful accessory case for anyone who needs “stuff” when using their iPad mini away from home. Best of all it can hold an iPad mini with its Smart Cover in place and even has room for a slim charger.
Slideshows can sometimes make or break a presentation. Apple's Keynote app is a perfect tool for creating exciting presentations. You just need to make sure a slideshow is what you need. Nancy Carroll Gravley has five tips for making the most out of your slides.
The Rugged Folio Bluetooth iPad mini keyboard and case from Zagg is made of polycarbonate, silicone and steel. It includes a backlit keyboard, complete protection when closed, and a removable portion that lets you keep the iPad mini protected when you don’t need the keyboard. The battery lasts for up to two years on one charge.
Nbryte’s Tablift offers an alternative way to stand up your iPad in a hands free way for bed time or video time. It has flexible, stable legs and can be used with standard iPads and the iPad mini.
The lightweight and easy-to-use Spectrum Wired Optical Mouse from Satechi has a chrome finish that looks good next to your Apple computer. It also offers seven different colors of LED illumination as backlighting. The mouse works with both left-handed and right-handed users and offers a sensitivity of 1000 dpi.
Kensington’s integrated Bluetooth keyboard for iPad Air is a delight to use and offers several useful features. Notable is the ability to access the internal battery for emergency use and a magnetic gutter to hold the iPad securely in place.
Nancy Carroll Gravley offers up some basic tips for using and understanding the Dock and the Trash in OS X that will particularly helpful to people who are new to Macs.
Taotronics CODE Donut Bluetooth 3.0 portable battery powered speaker should be a hit with teens and tweens because it is colorful, unique, and has satisfactory sound with good bass. It includes a microphone, and it allows the user to take phone calls when paired with an iPhone.
The UAG Scout Case for iPad Air provides rugged, full coverage and a built-in stand. An added plus is the oversize buttons. It meets military MIL-SPEC drop standards.