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.
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.
Urban Armor Gear has released sturdy, attractive, cases for iPhone 5/5s. The armor shell and silicone interior emphasize impact resistance and MIL-STD drop protection, but the case is also low in weight. It's available in seven colors. An added feature is the unique, oversized volume buttons.
The Highline iPhone 5/5s Case with security leash and bungie cord from Kenu is designed with the absent minded and clumsy who seem to have problems keeping up with their iPhone. You know who you are.
Need a laugh? Vern Seward points out 3 iOS apps that'll have you knee slapping in no time in this week's Free on iTunes. Comedy Central, Comedy Central Standup, and WitStream.
Satechi’s Flexible LED desk lamp provides five levels of glare-free illumination and includes a USB port that can charge tablets and smartphones. It comes in attractive brushed silver color.
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