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iPad 2 Cygnett Platform vs Logitech Fold-up Keyboard vs Speck HandyShell

iPad 2 Cygnett Platform vs Logitech Fold-up Keyboard vs Speck HandyShell

There's a war going on out there no iPad is safe from, and its the manufacturers of cases, stands, and skins that are the weapons. Today we've got a three-way war going on between Cygnett, Logitech, and Speck, each of them with an option for you to keep your iPad 2 standing up and off your lap! The Cygnett Universal Tablet Stand is unreleased while the other two options, the Logitech Fold-up Keyboard and the Speck HandyShell are out and about right as we speak - let's see which one stands up to the rest and takes the test the best!

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iPad 2S up next, iPad 3 pushed back

iPad 2S up next, iPad 3 pushed back

When it comes to Apple, there's only one thing you can guess on releases: you never ever quite know what you're going to get or what it'll be called - thats why when the name iPad 2S popped up on the airwaves this afternoon, the wheels in our minds started spinning furiously. This is not the first time we've seen the "S" naming scheme appear on an Apple product, nor will it be the last time, but here it certainly does appear to be the first iPad to attain the partial step between full refreshes in models. It's a Chinese case maker by the name of Chinee that appears to have spilled the beans here, showing off a case that looks not unlike one that would fit fine on an iPad 2, but with an additional letter that's oh-so-telling in the title.

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Skinit moves on to customizable cases, covers, and screen protectors

Skinit moves on to customizable cases, covers, and screen protectors

There's quite a few skin and case-making groups out there these days, folks, the mobile world doing more than a favor for the people behind these groups making what amounts to a fabulous accessory for already amazing devices. What Skinit does that essentially noone else is doing at the moment is offering up not just customizable skins for your smartphones, tablets, laptops and more, they're bringing their high quality name to a full accessory line of covers, cases, and tough screen protectors as well. Customize yourself a case and be the talk of the town!

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Nissan Scratch Shield iPhone case heals grazes

Nissan Scratch Shield iPhone case heals grazes

Nissan may not be a name you traditionally associate with iPhone 4S cases, but the company's Scratch Shield model promises self-healing magic to keep your iOS smartphone scrape free. Using the same clever scratch-healing paint as used on Nissan and Infiniti cars, the Nissan Scratch Shield iPhone case can actually repair any blemishes, the gel-like flexible finish changing back to its original form.

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Insider Talk: Cygnett phone accessories

Insider Talk: Cygnett phone accessories

Cygnett is known for constructing well built, quality cases for phones and tablets. Tonight, Creative Director Sophie Swann gave us an excellent description for some of their most popular models. Near the end, she also introduced us to their Icon Art series by artist Nathan Jurevicius.

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Brookstone iPhone 4 DLP Projector Sleeve hands-on

Brookstone iPhone 4 DLP Projector Sleeve hands-on

For a while we thought smartphones would start to adopt the idea of having built-in projectors but that never hit the mainstream. For those still looking for such an option and have a new iPhone 4S loaded full of pictures and videos of friends or family Brookstone has you covered. Showing off their iPhone 4(S) DLP projector case sleeve at CES 2012.

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Solar lighted cover for Kindle

Solar lighted cover for Kindle

SolarFocus has released the first solar-charged cover for the Kindle e-Reader. As if your Kindle didn't already have great battery life, they've gone ahead and integrated a 1500mAh battery into the case. There is also an LED light that pops out once a button is pressed on the cover.

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SolarKindle case packs sun-charged battery and reading lamp

SolarKindle case packs sun-charged battery and reading lamp

E-Ink's power-sipping frugality makes it an ideal partner to solar panels, and so it's hard to believe SolarFocus' SolarKindle idea hasn't been offered before. A combination case, recharging system and LED light for the Kindle ereader, the new accessory is fronted by a bank of solar cells that recharge an integrated 1,500 mAh battery pack. That battery can be used to top up your Kindle's power, turn on the flip-out LED lamp, or both.

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Ballistic SG Case for Epic 4G Touch Hands-on Review

Ballistic SG Case for Epic 4G Touch Hands-on Review

Now we don't often review cases for much of anything here on SlashGear, but when I saw this bulky masterpiece of a rubber and plastic prison for the Epic 4G Touch, I knew I had to take a closer peek at it. The full name of this case probably wins the war for long names of cases since its host has the big hunk of it: Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch Ballistic SG. How's that ring your bell for a shelf name? Have a quick look with yours truly at this massive case and see why they put an exclamation point after the cover's "DROP PROTECTION!"

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iPad 2 Smart Covers refreshed

iPad 2 Smart Covers refreshed

It's not just Apple's new MacBook Pro range that the company has revealed today: there's also a refresh of the iPad 2 Smart Covers to take your fancy. The line-up - which still attach magnetically to your second-gen Apple tablet, and automatically flick it in and out of sleep mode when closed and opened - now includes a new dark grey option, while the interior lining of all options has also been modified. Unfortunately there's bad news for those who favor vivid colors.

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