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25 Best iPad Cases

There are few greater ironies on this earth than buying a super sleek gadget like the iPad only to let the fear of scratching or damaging it cause us to mummify them in cases, sleeves, et al. Since we’re doubtful the trend will change or relent anytime soon though, we’ve scoured our offices, the web,…

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A Vote for Simplicity

Wooden Desktop iPad Cradle

The tendency to over complicate things (and over price) is a common problem in the world of technology accessories. That’s why we loved this Wooden Desktop iPad Cradle ($18). Hell, they didn’t even bother to give it a name. Designed to hold your iPad at a 18° for display purposes, or at 45° as a…

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A Personalized Accessory That's Rugged and Green

Freitag F23 iPad Sleeve

Fed up with only having leather, neoprene, or microfiber material options when it comes to protecting your iPad? Then perhaps you’d prefer the used truck tarpaulin found in Freitag’s F23 iPad sleeve ($80). Like all Freitag bags, these sleeves are made from original trucking tarpaulins that very in color, markings, and contours. Do to the…

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Take Your TV With You

Elgato EyeTV HD

Newly minted iPad owners in search of more content for their device should take a long hard look at the Elegato EyeTV ($199). It’s designed to grab 1080i signals from a sources like a DVR or Blu-ray player via component connection, and record the HD video directly to your Mac. Unlike other computer based DVR…

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A Great Accessory if Cash Isn't an Issue

Joule iPad Work Stand

Did you convince yourself that part of the reason you should own an iPad is because it could provide you with all the information you’d need access to at your bedside or in the kitchen? If so then coughing up some extra cash for the Joule iPad work stand ($129) might just make your gadget…

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Still Does Not Part the Sea

iPhone OS 4.0

Steve Jobs and all his buddies at Infinite Loop just unveiled the latest (and long overdue) iteration of the iPhone operating system today. While it is (unfortunately for some) still exclusive to AT&T for the time being, and it is still not open source, over 100 new features have been added that will undoubtedly breathe…

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Top 10 Reasons Why You’ll Love the iPad

It’s important to realize that the iPad isn’t intended to be a list of awesome, mind-exploding specs. The iPad is a different kind of device, one that disappears into the users hands as they immerse themselves in content, games, and apps. After all, the best kind (but perhaps least appreciated) kind of technology is the…

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Top 10 Reasons Why You’ll Hate The iPad

Also See Top 10 Reasons You’ll Love the iPad | 25 Best iPad Cases Are you the type who takes pride in avoiding Apple hype just because it’s trendy? Do you scrupulously look into potential electronics purchases from every angle before dropping your hard-earned money on them? If either of these statements have you pegged,…

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Dueling iPad Reviews (Coming Shortly) & Happy Birthday

The iPad has landed and it’s definitely blanketing the news, partially because the same news organizations are hoping this will be their savior. That, and of course iPad’s feat of claiming the most-overhyped gadget in recent history. Either way, the GP Crew is pretty much divided when it comes to the iPad’s relevancy as is…

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The Apple. iPad. Seriously.

Apple iPad

The Apple iPad is here, and it’s both as much/little as people had hoped, expected, worried, drooled over, and even prayed for. The Apple Newton 2010 iPad ($499-$829) will arrive well equipped: 9.7″ (1024×768) IPS enabled Multi-Touch LED backlit display, 1GHz A4 processor, built-in speakers, Bluetooth, microphone, ambient light sensor, 720p video playback, fingerprint-resistant oleophobic…