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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.
Seidio’s Innocell Plus Holster for iPhone 5/5s is a battery rechargeable case with 2000 mAh capacity and a detachable holster. The holster is modifiable, and it is totally easy to insert and remove the iPhone. Plus, there are a couple of sweet features to this case.
Nancy Gravley reviews the Kensington BlackBelt 2nd Degree case for iPad mini case to see how it holds up under the ministrations of an active two year old. With military-grade MIL-STF-810G testing protocols for all-around protection against drops and scratches, it did its job.
The Griffin wired keyboard for iOS devices is designed for those who, well, don’t like Bluetooth or work in environments where Bluetooth isn't practical or allowed when needed. For example, classrooms, government offices and commercial flights. This full-size keyboard solves that problem. Plus it doesn't need batteries.