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The Q Card Case from CM4, Inc. provides a place for up to three credit cards and a bill or two while providing good protection for the back of the iPhone 6. However, the external look bothered this reviewer.
Griffin’s Survivor All-Terrain cases for the iPhone 6 and 6 plus have all the expected features of a high-protection product. Both cases support the ability to use the fingerprint scan option, Touch ID, through the protective cover. Best of all, the iPhone is easy to insert or remove.
The new Waterfield Spinn pouch case for the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus is made of full grain leather, features an ultrasuede lining and comes in three rustic colors. Notable is the option to have it custom built for a bare iPhone or one with a very slim or Apple case. A belt loop is optional.
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.