Don't-Miss iPad Stories
There are styluses for writing, styluses for painting, styluses for navigating, and even styluses for playing a virtual guitar. Whatever your use case may be, here's a guide to help you find what you need.
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The Wacom Inkling offers artists a wonderful option for physically sketching and creating first-draft drawings they can later upload as vector images. The Inkling's software component, however, makes working with these images a slow and cumbersome process.
Tunesque makes it easier to find Apple-hawked media by consolidating searches of all Apple's media stores in a single interface.
The Woodees $15 iPic Stylus is a quirky pick-and-rubber-nib hybrid designed to aid users in their quest to become digital music masters.
We've gathered a bunch of unique gizmos that have one thing in common: They can take the iPad into new--and often unexpected--directions.
iOS 5 is the most ambitious update to Apple's mobile software to date, and while Dan Moren thinks it hits the park for the most part, it could still benefit from a coat of polish.
The FlexStand for iPad is a lightweight and flexible iPad stand that holds your tablet snugly but is easy to manipulate. If you don't use an iPad case, or if you don't mind removing it to use the stand, the FlexStand is a versatile, well-designed, and inexpensive product.
The @Rest for iPad is a versatile, heavy-duty stand for the iPad and iPad 2. It's not designed to be portable, but as a desktop stand that's rugged enough for a commercial environment and decorative enough for your home, it can serve a multitude of purposes.
Aluratek's budget Android-based ebook reader bundles some useful extras, but falls flat in usability.
Fanhattan lets you search movies and TV shows available across a variety of online sources like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon.
Both The Daily and CNN offer custom iPad news experiences. Lex Friedman pits the two against each other to see which -- old-school CNN or upstart The Daily -- does the job better.
Wacom's Bamboo Stylus is one of the pricier touchscreen styluses on the market, but the company isn't simply resting on the laurels of its brand recognition. The Bamboo Stylus is comfortable, well-balanced, and works well for both drawing and writing.
Steve Jobs may hate the idea of using a stylus on his touchscreen devices, but there are times an intermediary accessory just works better than your fingertip. We've tested several of the stylus offerings on the market and gathered our results together for an old-fashioned review roundup.
The iHome iA100 is a respectable alarm clock and speaker system, with a handful of extras that you may or may not need in your bedside system. Of course, those features come at a price, but if you’re looking for something that goes that extra mile--for example, if you love the idea of being able to make phone calls from your bed, or if you really want to dock your iPad--then the iA100 might sway you to cough up the dough.