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The Monkey Kit adds a tail to your iPad so you can go hands-free

The Monkey Kit (US$69) from Octa is essentially a long, posable tail for your iPad plus a small handle accessory. Like a monkey's tail, the Monkey Tail (also sold separately) allows you to hang your iPad or merely provide support when propping it up. While not everyone will have a use for the...

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TUAW's Best of 2012 Personal Picks: Mike Wehner

I buy a lot of stuff I probably don't need. But while that leaves my bank account bare for long stretches of time, it also means it's easy for me to pick out items that truly stand out from the rest. This is my first personal pick list for TUAW, having joined the team just a couple of months...

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TUAW's Best of 2012 Personal Picks: Kelly Hodgkins

It's the holiday shopping season and many of you are trying to find that perfect gift for the Apple owner in your life. Rather than a plain gift guide to help you navigate the sea of hardware, software and accessories, we decided to bring things down to a personal level and provide individual...

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Holiday Gift Guide: 10 gifts for around 10 bucks

It's a particularly tough time for families across the US right now, so we thought we'd try to find some budget-friendly alternatives for the holiday season. You can, of course, always make your own Apple-themed presents. Philipp Janssen's daughter helped decorate the corner of a MacBook Pro...

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'Tis the season: Apple launches holiday gift guide, offers free shipping

Apple launched its annual holiday gift guide that bundles together the best gifts for the Apple owner in your life. The 2012 guide sorts gifts based on device ownership with lists for the iPad, Mac, iPhone and iPod. The iPad page showcases the newly released iPad mini, which Apple says is "the...

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Holiday Gift Guide: Docks

Welcome to TUAW's 2011 Holiday Gift Guide! We're here to help you choose the best gifts this holiday season, and once you've received your gifts we'll tell you what apps and accessories we think are best for your new Apple gear. Stay tuned every weekday from now until the end of the year for our...

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Holiday Gift Guide: Choosing an iPad stand

My friend Maya wrote to ask: "Which iPad stand should I buy? I can't seem to find any really positive reviews. I want it mostly for cooking, but it would also be nice to have something to stick my iPad on while it's charging so it's not just laying there for the cat to knock it off the...

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Holiday Gift Guide: Buying an iPhone

Welcome to TUAW's 2011 Holiday Gift Guide! We're here to help you choose the best gifts this holiday season, and once you've received your gifts we'll tell you what apps and accessories we think are best for your new Apple gear. Stay tuned every weekday from now until the end of the year for...

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iPad tops holiday wish list for kids

If the latest survey data from Nielsen is anything to go by, Santa Claus is going to be loaded down with Apple products this year. Nearly half of kids aged 6-12 said they want an iPad this year, while nearly a quarter of kids aged 13 or over said the same thing. Nielsen surveyed a "general...

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Want to write on your iPad? Here's some tips to get started

So, you received an iPad under the tree. As you're playing with it, you're wondering what you can do with it in regards to creating the written word. For the writer -- from fiction author to enterprising blogger -- the iPad is also a very portable way to get some serious writing done, even though it...

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TUAW's Holiday Gift Guide: Crafts with the kids

Welcome to the TUAW Holiday Gift Guide! We've sorted the treasure from the junk and are serving up suggestions to make your holiday gift-giving a little easier. The best holiday helpers are often the ones you already have right at home. Here are some ideas for last minute creations that are fun...

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TUAW's Holiday Gift Guide: For the would-be iOS developer

Welcome to the TUAW Holiday Gift Guide! We've sorted the treasure from the junk and are serving up suggestions to make your holiday gift-giving a little easier. Chances are, if you're reading this post and this site, someone you know -- maybe you yourself -- has thought about learning to develop...

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TUAW's Holiday Gift Guide: Great casual games for iOS

Welcome to the TUAW Holiday Gift Guide! We've sorted the treasure from the junk and are serving up suggestions to make your holiday gift-giving a little easier. We're about to enter what has been, in the past, the busiest weekend for App Store purchases. After people everywhere unwrap new...

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TUAW's Holiday Gift Guide: Slightly wacky last-minute gifts

Welcome to the TUAW Holiday Gift Guide! We've sorted the treasure from the junk and are serving up suggestions to make your holiday gift-giving a little easier. It's getting late, the shopping season is nearly over, and you just haven't found the perfect item for everyone on your list. Well, worry...

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TUAW Holiday Gift Guide: iPhone GPS apps

Welcome to the TUAW Holiday Gift Guide! We've sorted the treasure from the junk and are serving up suggestions to make your holiday gift-giving a little easier. Well, another holiday approaches, and it's time for me to survey the field of apps that will help get you from here to there in a...

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