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The Livescribe 3 works with your iOS device to make digital input of your note seamless.
Despite some comfort issues, the FlexyMike Dual Ear Cardioid's accuracy makes it an ideal mic for Dragon Dictate.
For serious typing sessions (or if you just can't get the hang of the iPad's on-screen keyboard), an external keyboard is a great iPad accessory. Here's our guide to the different types, along with recommendations for the best models.
If you're a user of Dragon Dictate, you can cut the cable with one of these wireless mics.
Blue Microphones' Spark Digital microphone captures sound well and supports both computer and iOS recording. But its stand makes it more difficult to work with than it should be.
Logitech's Ultrathin Touch Mouse T631 sacrifices some ergonomics for portability, but the result is an impressively travel-friendly mouse that gives you much of the Multi-Touch functionality of a trackpad.
Adonit's new stylus not only defies form-factor expectations, but it also provides one of the best note-taking experiences on the iPad.
This convenient keyboard connects to up to four devices (three via Bluetooth, one over USB) simultaneously, letting you easily switch between them, though its keys are a step down from Apple's.