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iPad case claims to boost 3G signal and reduce radiation

iPad case claims to boost 3G signal and reduce radiation

Pong Research has released an iPad case that it claims to boost your iPad's 3G signal and reduce your exposure to the radiation emitted by your iPad's 3G antenna. The case costs $100, but does it really work? ArsTechnica's Jon Phillips visited an FCC compliance lab to observe actual testing of the case and found that it does what it says. He also gives an interesting explanation for those of you curious how it works.

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G-Form case protects iPad dropped from 1300 feet while skydiving

G-Form case protects iPad dropped from 1300 feet while skydiving

If you're an extreme sports enthusiast (or if you're just looking for the toughest case possible) and you own an iPad , then G-Form's Extreme line of cases are made just for you. A snugly fitted iPad in one of the G-Form cases barely sees a scratch of any sort while being dropped from 1300 feet, according to their video demos. Check them out after the break. And while you're enjoying these videos, consider how often you've almost had a heart attack after dropping your favorite device, 3 feet from the ground - then imagine dropping it from an airplane, at 1300 feet.

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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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Cygnett iPad 2 / iPhone 4 cases UrbanShield, WorkMate Pro, and Lavish Earth Reviews

Cygnett iPad 2 / iPhone 4 cases UrbanShield, WorkMate Pro, and Lavish Earth Reviews

It's not often that we cover cases for any sort of device, especially Apple products, not because they don't deserve coverage of course, but because there's just so darn many of them out there! Every once in a while there's a group that brings a combination of materials and form, though, that we just cannot resist giving a little extra time and a few words to. Today that attention belongs to Cygnett, an Australian-based company that will be launching their first wave of products in the USA this season, starting with the iPhone 4 and the iPad 2. Take a peek at brushed aluminum, polycarbonate, and leather-styled coverings for all your iDevice covering needs!

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AViiQ Smart Case For iPad 2 Matches Colorful Apple Smart Covers

AViiQ Smart Case For iPad 2 Matches Colorful Apple Smart Covers

Despite all the recent Android tablets ready to hit the market, Apple's iPad 2 is still leading the pack since its debut back in March. If you've plunked down good money for the iPad 2 then you best be pampering it. There are plenty of cases for just that but now accessories maker AViiQ has just released a Smart Case for iPad 2 that's designed to match and complement your Apple Smart Cover.

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iPad2 Case Encrusted with Swarovski Elements

iPad2 Case Encrusted with Swarovski Elements

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.


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iPad 2 Smart Covers: Incase Magazine Jacket inspired, or Japanese tub?

iPad 2 Smart Covers: Incase Magazine Jacket inspired, or Japanese tub?

Apple's Smart Covers may or may not be the best way to protect your iPad 2 - after all, they leave the whole back panel unguarded, and three of the four edges too - but we're too busy wondering where Apple got its inspiration from to care. Technologer flagged up the striking similarities between the Smart Covers and Incase's iPad Convertible Magazine Jacket, but it's the resemblance between Apple's design and Japanese bath tub lids that has us really suspicious.

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iPad 2 Hands-on [Video]

iPad 2 Hands-on [Video]

Make no mistake, the iPad 2 is one very skinny tablet. It's obvious the amount of effort Apple has put into reducing what was already a pretty slender slate to a ridiculously thin slice of iOS goodness; the 8.8mm body - thinner than an iPhone 4, don't forget - should feel delicate, you worry, but the metal chassis still feels sturdy and the whole thing is flex-free.

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