June 19, 2012

Review: Incase Origami Workstation

Incase Origami WorkstationAlthough the on-screen keyboard of the iPad is pretty good—especially in landscape mode, a keyboard adds quite a bit of usefulness for anyone doing lots of writing, coding, or manipulating spreadsheets. Although many manufacturers make keyboards specifically for the iPad, Apple’s is a good option, but a bit cumbersome for travel. To solve this problem, Incase created the $30 Origami Workstation, a case for your keyboard that also doubles as an iPad stand…

June 18, 2012

Review: Studio Neat Cosmonaut

Studio Neat CosmonautThe old story goes that the United States spent tons of money to develop a pen that worked in space (ballpoints did not), and despite all this effort, the Russians used a pencil. What better reason to call a new and unique attempt at an iPad (and other capacitive screens) stylus “The Cosmonaut”, a $25 Kickstarter-project-turned-hit from Studio Neat…

June 8, 2012

Review: Krusell BioCover

Krusell BioCoverMost iPhone cases are made of plastic or leather, the former being made from petrochemicals. Since this is not a renewable resource, and these cases will eventually end up in a landfill, some people may want sme more eco-friendly options. One such product is Krusell’s $25 BioCover, made with the help of Bioserie, a thin bioplastic shell…

May 14, 2012

Review: Uniea Rebelution Skidboard

Uniea Rebelution SkidboardThe funny thing about the new iPad is that it is compatible with only certain iPad 2 cases, giving early adopters both a mix of existing options, and the opportunity for third-parties to create all-new cases. Uniea’s Rebelution Skidboard may have a funny name, but it’s one of the earliest folio-meets-hard-shell cases for the Apple’s newest iPad…

March 19, 2012

Review: Apple iPad (Third-Generation)

Apple iPadWell, this is certainly interesting—just a few days after I stated that my original iPad was more than adequate, I’m typing this from a brand-new third-generation iPad. As it turns out, the universe aligned just so where I was able to sell my old iPad for a reasonable amount, and not have to wait in line or deal with a preorder for the new iPad (thanks, local Walmart in a non-techy area). Numerous writers have already reviewed the iPad as a whole, but I wanted to offer the perspective from an existing user…