Don't-Miss Tablet accessory Stories
Pioneer's X-SMC4-K supports Bluetooth, AirPlay, iPhone and iPod docking, Internet radio, FM radio, and more. But it's clunky to use and exhibits numerous flaws.
This classy, stylish, and sturdy offering is a good alternative to the bulky and loud reality of women's laptop bags.
Just Mobile's AluPen Pro is a revamp of the company's original AluPen stylus, adding 2-in-1 functionality in a slimmer package, while keeping the great design ethic.
Aluminum-machined styluses are all the rage these days, with Arctic Accessories's Architect Stylus the latest in a long line of impeccably-designed devices. But while the Architect may take its cues from Adonit's line of capped pens, and the sleek figure of Wacom's Bamboo, it winds up being in a class all its own.
The Mac-matching PadDock 10, a combination iPad stand and speaker system, holds your iPad snugly. The speaker won't impress, but the stand does a great job of angling your iPad well.
Logitech's Mini Boombox is impressively small. But in this case, such portability comes at the expense of audio quality.
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.
The iHome iW1 looks great and offers solid AirPlay wireless-audio support. The audio quality, however, is merely good.
There's a clever idea behind the Cars 2 AppMates -- toys that interact with a dedicated iPad app. But some kids will find the toys difficult to use, and the current version of the app is prone to crashes of the non-vehicular kind.
For serious typing sessions (or if you just can't get the hang of the iPad's onscreen keyboard), an external keyboard is a great iPad accessory. Here's our guide to the different types, along with recommendations for each.
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.
This iPad stand for lounging combines a plastic stand with a beanbag-cushion base to hold your iPad 2 securely and comfortably in your lap.