GearZap’s iPad KeyCase has been in the market for a while, but many may not have heard about it. It is a convenient combination of a folio case and a Bluetooth connected keyboard. The folio is made from sturdy black leatherette with a dual-magnet clasp and a fitted slot for the iPad. The case also features cutouts for the power button, headphones, volume control, home button, microphone slot and dock connector. There are also holes at the bottom of the case so as not to hinder the functioning of the iPad speaker.
Logitech is set to release a product that has the capacity to transform iPads into remotes. The accessory will hit the market in October. Called Logitech Harmony Link, the device is the latest from the manufacturer. The product does not require you to hold or manipulate it. Read the rest of this entry »
Now we have covered a fairly large range of stylus of late, from the slick and highly designed to the small, portable and very cheap. But like the Marker Pen Stylus, the Big Big Arrow and Big Big Pointer Styluses fall squarely into the novelty range of iPad tools.
Andretti Autosport has been using the iPad with its drivers to help them absorb the complex data readouts from their practice laps. Every aspect of the car’s functions is measured, including the brake reaction times, engine temperature and the suspension movement as well as the stats of the driver’s laps themselves.
The NuForce Icon iDo is a digital audio converter and headphone amplifier for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Even though Apple devices all have a built in Apple Lossless Encoder, the sound quality of files are still dictated by the standard digital-to-analog converter) found within the iPad. The beauty of the Icon iDo is that it bypasses the built in DAC and extracts the file in its original digital form.
Turn back the clock to 1997, Apple’s newly appointed Chief Operations Officer, Tim Cook, sits in a boardroom with his team, tensions are high as Apple is starring down the barrel of a near $1 billion loss for the year. Current supply chain practices see Apple’s inventory and manufacturing operations spread over both hemispheres – they are the laughing stock of the tech world.