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Logitech announces thinner Ultrathin Keyboard Cover, 3 new iPad cases (Updated)

Not content to rest on its laurels as one of the top iPad accessory manufacturers in the world, Logitech today announced an array of new products and a new version of its best-selling Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air and iPad mini. The new products include the Logitech Hinge (US$59.99 for...

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Speck DuraFolio iPad cases: Slim, tough and adjustable

iPad folios and cases seem to always pick two of the three off of the feature menu of slim, tough, or adjustable. Case pioneer Speck is now shipping their new DuraFolio iPad cases for iPad Air and iPad mini (with or without Retina display), and it appears that they've managed to check all three...

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Refurbished iPad Airs now available and other news from March 14, 2014

Apple now has refurbished iPad Airs for $419 for 16 GB and $509 for 32 GB. As always, this comes with a year of AppleCare, new shell and a new battery. As 9to5Mac points out, Wal-Mart does have refurbished iPads for lower prices, but it doesn't come with AppleCare. Other news from Friday...

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Transformer-like Dock-It Pro provides quirky iPad keyboard case

To call the Dock-It Pro (US$159) quirky is to understate the oddness of this product. This Parle Innovation device offers a flip-case that enables users to treat their iPad as either a mini laptop or a very, very heavy tablet. A well-designed keyboard represents its strongest feature, but the...

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Poll: Tim Cook promises new product categories

The Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Tim Cook, who revealed "that Apple plans to enter a new category this year." "There will be new categories. We're not ready to talk about it, but we're working on some really great stuff," Mr. Cook said. When asked whether a new product category could...

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New Trent Airbender Pro: The Swiss Army Knife of iPad Air keyboard cases

There are a lot of keyboard cases available for the iPad Air, and we've reviewed most of them at one point or another. That's why I was so surprised with the New Trent Airbender Pro -- it's a rugged iPad case, swivel stand, and keyboard case in one package. Check out my review of this versatile...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for February 25, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

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GSMA awards the iPad Air as Best Mobile Tablet of 2014

Since its founding in 1995, the GSM Association (GSMA) has been the leading trade group for the mobile technology industry. Made up of operators and mobile related companies, the group connects businesses, including software and equipment developers, from over 220 countries. This past week the...

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New Samsung ads takes shots at the iPad Air and the iPhone

Samsung never misses an opportunity to take shots at all things Apple any chance it gets. While Samsung's ads can be pretty funny at times -- like their series of commercials poking fun at Apple fanboys blindly waiting in line for the latest Apple product -- not every ad is a homerun. Such is the...

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iPad Air destroys the competition in battery life tests

Which? Tech Daily recently carried out a series of tests to determine which tablet is the one to beat when it comes to battery life. The results? The iPad Air absolutely crushed the competition. What's more, the test results show that the iPad Air performed even better than advertised,...

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Grove Wood Smart Case for iPad Air: 100% natural, less filling

Portland, Ore.-based Grove makes some really incredible bamboo and maple cases, and recently the company extended its product line to the iPad Air and iPad mini with the new Wood Smart Case. Like most of Grove's products, like my personal favorite from 2013 the US$99 Dock for iPhone, the Wood...

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Shopping in the iOS device bargain bin

Although we're not expecting refurbished iPad Airs to hit Apple's online store for a month or two yet, it's still a terrific time to shop for all things iOS. At US$500, the bottom-line iPad Air may not be discounted, but it still provides excellent value for the dollar. Light, thin and super fast,...

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Dead Poets Society-inspired iPad Air advertisement rolls out

On Sunday, Apple rolled out a new 90-second ad for the iPad Air. Per usual, the video positions the iPad as being much more potent than a simple tablet to be used for checking email and browsing the web. On the contrary, the new commercial highlights many ways in which the iPad is being used to...

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Waterfield Designs Outback Solo bag for iPad Air: Style and substance

Way back in the days of my first "tablets" -- one of many Apple Newton MessagePad models -- I found that the most convenient way to carry them was with a bag with a shoulder strap. At that time, the computer and tablet bag industry wasn't in full swing as it is today, so I ended up carrying a...

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A look at common tablet gripes

BGR reports that FixYa has released its December 2013 Tablet Report. This report summarizes problem complaints from over 10,000 posts on the Fixya site. The devices in question include the Apple iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display, Amazon Kindle HDX 8.9, and Microsoft Surface 2. BGR lists...

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