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The Week in iOS Accessories: Travelin', man

This week’s roundup of iOS accessories features devices that let you travel, but without letting your iPad travel too far away from you.

PowerShadow i4 Battery Case & Charge/Sync Dock for iPhone 4/4S

The i4 case is fairly typical, save for one clever innovation: an included base for charging your phone (and the case) without plugging an another cable.

Review: Maca 2200 and Maca Air battery cases for iPhone 4 and 4S

The Maca 2200 and Maca Air are slim, shiny iPhone 4 and 4S battery cases worth your consideration.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Sleep like a baby

This week's roundup of new iOS accessories includes gear to help you listen to music, make music, or simply get some rest.

A simple fix for when your iPhone won't charge

Someone very close to staff writer Lex Friedman started having issues with an iPhone refusing to take a charge after a small liquid incident. The fix, in this case, turned out to be simple.


New iPad's battery life matches Apple's claims, but iPad 2 lasts longer

The new iPad's battery life matches what Apple claims in some of Macworld Lab's tests. But in all instances, the iPad 2's battery last longer, even though Apple has said the tablets should display similar battery performance.

The Macalope Daily: Assault and battery

Can we finally put Batterygate to bed?

Analysis: iPad battery allegations unwarranted

Recent reports alleging a couple of issues with the new iPad's battery appear unfounded.

The iPad's charging challenge, redux

Your iPad doesn't charge during use? It doesn't seem to charge via some USB ports? Its battery charges more slowly than expected? We've updated our primer on iPad power with information about charging Apple's latest tablet.

Which accessories work with the new iPad?

Whether the new iPad is your first or you're upgrading from an older model, you're probably wondering whether existing accessories--those originally designed for the iPad 2--work with the new model. We've spent much of the day testing the new iPad with accessories originally made for the iPad 2, and here's the scoop on what works and what doesn't.