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PadPivot NST makes your tablet/leg connection a reality

PadPivot NST makes your tablet/leg connection a reality

There's certainly no shortage of cases out there in the wild prepared for your mobile smart devices, that's for certain, but when it comes to device stands, PadPivot certainly stands out. What we're looking at here is a new stand from the company, this one called PadPivot NST. This tablet holder works to keep your e-readers, smartphones, tablets - especially the iPad, as they've used it in many of their example shots - ready for action, sitting pretty on your leg.

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Jorno foldable Bluetooth keyboard turns up on Kickstarter

Jorno foldable Bluetooth keyboard turns up on Kickstarter

Almost exactly two years ago, we first talked about the Jorno foldable mobile Bluetooth keyboard. At the time, the keyboard was expected to hit the market in 2011. The little keyboard was even supposed to be up for pre-order, but for whatever reason it never shipped. The guys behind the folding Bluetooth keyboard have taken to Kickstarter to raise the money needed to bring the product to market after all this time.

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iPhone 5 Lightning confusion prompts accessory stampede

iPhone 5 Lightning confusion prompts accessory stampede

iPhone 5 demand may be high, but confusion over what accessories will work with the phone and which adapters are included or even available is even higher. Some pre-order customers have been left scratching their heads over using the Lightning connector with existing accessories, after an initial promise on Apple's webstore that a Lighting to 30-pin Dock Connector dongle was included with the iPhone 5 was subsequently removed.

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iControlPad 2 takes iPhone & Android game control open-source

iControlPad 2 takes iPhone & Android game control open-source

A new open-source Bluetooth gaming controller with full QWERTY, from the team that delivered the iControlPad for iPhone and iPod touch, has hit Kickstarter in search of $150,000. iControlPad 2 will run open-source firmware and include dual-analog controls and support not only for Apple's mobile devices, but Android phones and tablets, Google TV set-top boxes, and other hardware.

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iPhone 5 won’t work with some accessories even with Lightning adapter

iPhone 5 won’t work with some accessories even with Lightning adapter

I think we all know the talk of the technology world for the next few days is going to be the launch of the iPhone 5 and new iPods yesterday. With the iPhone 5 getting a new docking connector called the Lighting connection; many people are wondering if their community use existing iPhone accessories with the new device. Apple does have the Lighting to 30-pin adapter available ranging from $29-$39 depending on the model.

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Apple reveals Lightning to microUSB adapter to pacify Europe

Apple reveals Lightning to microUSB adapter to pacify Europe

Apple's trio of Lightning adapters aren't the only connections offered for the iPhone 5, 5th-gen iPod touch and 7th-gen iPod nano; there's also a new microUSB adapter, though you'll need to be in Europe to get it. The fourth dongle basically connects a regular microUSB charger - or a microUSB cable for sync & charge - to the smaller Lightning port on the new devices, Apple's workaround to EC legislation about standardized ports.

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