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Twelve South's Travel Journal is a Trapper Keeper for your iPad

While Steve Sande was taking his cruise around the Southern Hemisphere, the folks at Twelve South sent over a couple of their latest products for me to try in his stead. First up is their handsome BookBook Travel Journal for the iPad. Specifications Price: US$99.99 Dimensions: 8" x 10.3" x...

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Twelve South's Rutledge BookBook for MacBook: Uniquely yours

The team at Twelve South has done it again; yesterday, they released the Rutledge BookBook for MacBook, an "artisan leather case" for MacBook. Using the familiar antique book format of the classic BookBook, the Rutledge BookBook uses a special process to make each case subtly different. Buying...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for March 13, 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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Twelve South SurfacePad for iPad mini: Slim, protective, and versatile

Apple's little iPad has no shortage of ways to be protected from the elements. There are cases, waterproof cases, keyboard cases, sleeves, and more from a variety of manufacturers. However, some of the cases and sleeves leave a lot to be desired in terms of their looks and in what functionality...

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Twelve South BookBook Travel Journal: Beautiful leatherbound travel case

As a frequent reviewer of Apple accessories, one of the joys of my job is to receive an email from a manufacturer that makes me just say "Wow! I must have one of those!" That was the situation this morning when I received an email from Charleston, SC-based Twelve South about its new BookBook...

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Hands-on with Twelve South's GhostStand for MacBook

Apple-only accessory design shop Twelve South announced the new GhostStand for MacBook (US$34.99) last week, and TUAW received one of the sleek, clear polycarbonate stands soon afterward for review. The GhostStand is a perfect accompaniment to a MacBook and external keyboard, lifting the laptop up...

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Twelve South introduces GhostStand for MacBook

Now here's a way to make your MacBook look almost like it's floating in mid-air: the design wizards at Twelve South have announced GhostStand (US$34.99), a transparent Lucite platform that elevates a MacBook about six inches off of the desktop for easy viewing. The two blades that make up the...

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Twelve South HiRise for iPhone 5/iPad mini: Adjustable, affordable, attractive

Design house Twelve South is dedicated to creating Apple accessories that you want to buy, and its latest product is no exception. The HiRise (US$34.99) is a charging desk stand created for two of Apple's mobile products -- the iPhone 5 and iPad mini -- and is different from most similar stands in...

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Twelve South HiRise: A stylish stand for your iPhone or iPad mini

The Twelve South labs in Charleston, SC are always brimming over with new ideas, and today one of those ideas came to light in the form of the HiRise (US$34.99), a metal pedestal stand for the iPhone 5 and iPad mini. When you're not running about with your iPhone 5 in your pocket, the HiRise is a...

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Twelve South's SurfacePad for iPhone: sleek, slim and sleather

Yeah, sleather's not a word, but I'm going to use it anyway because I love alliteration. Twelve South, that wonderful company that has brought a gaggle of gorgeous Apple-only products to life, has just announced the SurfacePad for iPhone (US$34.99). Here's a quick review of this latest addition...

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Twelve South's PlugBug World: the little red gizmo goes international

Remember the Twelve South PlugBug? It's a cool little bright red adapter that adds a 2.1 Amp USB charger to your MacBook power adapter so you can charge both your MacBook and favorite iOS device at the same time. Today Twelve South unveiled PlugBug World (US$44.99), an international version of...

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Twelve South HiRise for MacBook

Twelve South just announced another of their good-looking and extremely functional products for Apple -- the Twelve South HiRise for MacBook (US$69.99). Like the other entry in the HiRise line, the HiRise for iMac and Cinema Display, the HiRise for MacBook is designed to lift up your device...

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TwelveSouth defies gravity with HiRise for iMac and Cinema Display

Pop quiz: What's holding up your iMac? As handsome as the metal foot design may be, many deskbound Mac mavens eventually find that the fixed-height screen position isn't quite high enough for comfortable ergonomics. In my experience, the same goes for the Cinema Display -- up until yesterday,...

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Review and Giveaway: The new and improved Twelve South BookBook iPad case

Twelve South recently updated the design of the Twelve South BookBook iPad case, and the company wasted no time in getting TUAW a sample to review. The new BookBook Volume 2 for iPad (US$79.99) picks up where the earlier version (reviewed here) left off and adds some new features that you're...

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Twelve South SurfacePad for Air: Hands-on luxury

Twelve South is maintaining its record of success with Apple-only accessories with a new twist on an existing product. The company has made soft leather pads for the area around the trackpad on a MacBook Pro for several years; now they're shipping a MacBook Air-specific version of their...

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