I really like the cool BookBook cases from 12South. These cases look like old and battered hard cover books, but they are actually cases for all sorts of gadgets from the original iPad to the Kindle and more. 12South has announced that its BookBook style for the original iPad will fit the iPad 2.
Another week in the history books and another Week in Review for you to check out. We started the week last week with the alarms not working on older OS versions of the iPhone. At least the alarms were an hour early and not an hour late. The only fix for me was updating to the latest version of the OS. Terminix and its ad agency created a billboard in Dallas last week using thousands of live roaches. The board was designed to warn people of the germs roaches carry and to set an example to all the roaches watching of what can happen if they come into your home.
The speculation on the iPhone 5 is rampant these days. We have heard all sorts of rumors so far from the device is getting a larger screen and a dual-core processor to it will be a world phone with dual SIM cards. That latter rumor just cropped up this week. A new rendering of cases claimed to be for the iPhone 5 have leaked.
As with any introduction of a new Apple product, accessories will be flooding the market so consumers can deck out their devices in their own way. Gear4 has unveiled three Angry Birds designed iPad 2 cases today to coincide with the launch of Apple’s new tablet. The game is popular across all generations and it wouldn’t be surprising to see a five-year old and a fifty-five year old playing Angry Birds at the same time.
I am a big fan of cars and I really like to lust after exotic cars with big engines and carbon fiber whatnots all over the chassis. Sadly, I will never be in the tax bracket that will allow me to afford an exotic car short of hitting the lottery. At least I can have some things that are made from high-tech exotic car materials like carbon fiber. Things like this new iPad 2 case from XGearlive.
This Friday marks the official launch of the iPad 2 in stores all around the country and online. If you plan to get one of the new tablets, you will want to get some accessories at the same time most likely. iSkin makes some really cool product for the original iPad and has some of the better cases on the market today.
What do you get for the pimp who has everything? You get an iPad 2 and a Swarovski gem encrusted case by Distinctive Styles. This company's website advertises a range of crystal-studded cases for smartphones and tablets. They also offer the more traditional items'de'bling like handbags, lighters and bears. With the release of the iPad 2, DS added four new models of blinged-out gemologically vomitous insanity to their line of luxury gear. You can bling to the max in purple, graphite, classic silver, or gradated versions.
Anytime we get a new smartphone we always want to keep it working and looking good. That means that you need to protect the device from scratches, drops, and bumps that come with actually using a device in your daily life. One of the most protective cases for any smartphone comes from OtterBox and is called the Defender.
If you are an active person that likes to hit the gym or run and you like to exercise with your smartphone of MP3 player you might be looking for a sleeve that will keep the thing handy and safe while you exercise. A new sleeve has been unveiled by nxeProducts called the ActiveSLEEVE.
Another day and another leaked iPad 2 case, this time leather rather than the silicone skins we've seen before. MIC Gadget were passed the case from an Asian supplier, which claims it was designed and tested around an authentic iPad 2; apparently 120,000 units were shipped out to "a famous case company" last month.
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