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iPad 2 Smart Covers Revealed

iPad 2 Smart Covers Revealed

Instead of creating what Apple considered a "case," they've come up with what they're calling a cover, a Smart Cover. The first model they've showed us at the special iPad 2 event was blue, and will work as a sort of flap system that can fold back and also act as a stand for the device.

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Leaked iPad 2 leather case apparently confirms camera, more [Video]

Leaked iPad 2 leather case apparently confirms camera, more [Video]

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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Ballistic trots out new cases for Droid X, HTC Evo, and Samsung Fascinate

Ballistic trots out new cases for Droid X, HTC Evo, and Samsung Fascinate

Ballistic has a ton of cases that cover just about every smartphone out there in protection to keep you from killing it in a drop. The company has cases that offer varying degrees of protection from five layer offerings to three layer cases and more.

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Verizon iPhone 4 moved buttons means AT&T bumpers won’t fit

Verizon iPhone 4 moved buttons means AT&T bumpers won’t fit

According to Verizon the physical changes between their new CDMA iPhone 4 and the original AT&T iPhone 4 basically amount to the new CDMA radio. However, we've spotted another potential headache for those looking to switch between the AT&T handset and the new Verizon version: the ringer mute switch and volume buttons have been moved, meaning AT&T iPhone 4 bumpers won't fit on the Verizon handset.

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Power Support unveils new screen films and coating for Clear Air Jacket

Power Support unveils new screen films and coating for Clear Air Jacket

Protecting your iPhone is something that all owners want to do. The smartphones are fragile and a drop could spell doom for your gadget. Scratches on the screen will certainly annoy you for the life of the device. The best way to keep the iPhone from getting scratches on the screen and from getting broken if you drop it is a case and screen protective film.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 50 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 50 2010

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review! This is the last edition before Christmas; I hope you have your shopping done! Last Sunday we went hands on with the LG VL600 LTE modem and it was really cool. We like the service, but the scant data limits of 5GB and 10GB will keep many from adopting if they plan to use it as a broadband alternative. Monday some really cool cases for the iPhone 4 surfaced from Gear 4 that fans of Angry Birds will like. The cases come in three styles with colors and characters from the Angry Birds game.

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Speck offers new PixelSkin HD case for HTC HD7 smartphone

Speck offers new PixelSkin HD case for HTC HD7 smartphone

If you are the proud owner of a new HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 smartphone you will want to keep the thing shiny and looking new. What you need is a case that is as cool as the smartphone is. Speck has announced a new case for the HD7 that should be launching really soon called the PixelSkin HD.

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Dexim debuts new Super-Juice Power Case for iPhone 4

Dexim debuts new Super-Juice Power Case for iPhone 4

If you want more runtime for your iPhone 4 odds are you will be searching for a battery case or external battery soon. A new case has surfaced from dexim for the iPhone 4 called the Super-Juice Power Case that will give you more runtime from your gadget. The case has an internal rechargeable battery that charges via an included micro-USB cable.

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iPhone 4 “Glassgate” sees Mophie & other slider-cases ousted from Apple Stores?

iPhone 4 “Glassgate” sees Mophie & other slider-cases ousted from Apple Stores?

Apple retail stores have apparently suspended sales of slide-on iPhone 4 cases over suspicions that they can scratch or even crack the glass back-panel of the fourth-generation iOS smartphone. According to Cult of Mac's sources in the case industry - who are rather dramatically referring to the issue as "Glassgate" - Apple is now testing all iPhone 4 cases individually to see if they damage the handset; the delay in Apple Store sales could see manufacturers like Mophie and Kensington experiencing significantly underwhelming holiday sales, despite having ordered significant amounts of stock.

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Kensington KeyFolio iPad keyboard case offers protection & rubber buttons

Kensington KeyFolio iPad keyboard case offers protection & rubber buttons

Kensington has outed its latest iPad accessories, and oddly enough the company's KeyFolio Bluetooth Keyboard and Case looks decidedly similar to the GearZap iPad KeyCase we've just reviewed.  Like the KeyCase, the Kensington KeyFolio has rubberized keys and a faux-leather case, and promises up to 90 hours of solid use from a single charge.

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GearZap iPad KeyCase Review

GearZap iPad KeyCase Review

Apple's on-screen keyboards and auto correction technology isn't half bad in iOS, but it's still fair to say that consuming text on the iPad is an easier endeavour than entering it. The Cupertino company's own iPad Keyboard Dock is one way to address the issue, though not especially portable; the GearZap iPad KeyCase - sold by AIDACASE in the US - attempts to remedy that, being a combination Bluetooth keyboard and folio case. Have our typing prayers been answered? Check out the full review after the cut.

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Kensington PowerBack iPad case adds 5hrs extra runtime plus kickstand

Kensington PowerBack iPad case adds 5hrs extra runtime plus kickstand

We can't say we've ever thought the iPad fell short when it comes to battery life, but Kensington obviously aren't content with its 10+ hours of runtime.  The new Kensington PowerBack Battery Case with Kickstand and Dock is basically a mophie juice pack for the Apple slate, combining a battery good for an extra 5hrs, edge-protection and a useful three-position stand that will work in both portrait and landscape orientations.

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