Awesome iPhone, iPad accessories (December 2012 edition)

Awesome iPhone, iPad accessories (December 2012 edition)

Summary: Given the incredible popularity of the iPhone and iPad, there are an overwhelming number of accessories available for both. Finding the best accessory in a particular category can be very difficult.

TOPICS: Apple, iOS, iPhone, iPad

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  • LifeProof Nüüd iPad case

    Another incredibly over-engineered case -- but with a difference!

    All iPad cases on the market that I have seen come with a built-in screen protector between you and the screen that significantly degrade the visual clarity of your iPad, not to mention have an air gap that interferes with the touch experience.

    With Nüüd, there's nothing between you and the screen. And why should there be? The screen itself is made of glass and waterproof and dustproof.

    Fits both the iPad 2, iPad 3, and the new iPad 4 kitted out with the new Lightning dock connector.

    Price: from $99.99.

    Image credit: LifeProof.

  • New Trent iGeek Dual Charger

    One of the major drawbacks of relying on portable devices like the iPhone or iPad is that you're totally reliant on the built-in battery. Once that hits empty, you're done for the day. Fortunately, there are portable battery packs that allow you to keep your iPhone and iPad topped up throughout the day so they're always ready for action.

    One such portable battery pack is the New Trent iGeek. This offers 9,900 mAh of power and it compatible with the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 and the iPad 3, iPad 4 and iPad mini (as well as any other device that can be charged from a USB port … as long as you have the appropriate cable). It's fitted with two USB ports so you can charge two devices simultaneously.

    Price: $65.95.

    Image credit: New Trent.

  • Apple Wireless Keyboard

    There are literally hundreds of wireless keyboards out there for the iPhone and iPad, but no matter how many I try, the one I keep coming back to is the Apple Wireless Keyboard. It just ticks all the right boxes. It's light, slim, compact, stylish, robust, and very comfortable to use -- a feature overlooked on many keyboards.

    Also, the two AA-sized batteries last for weeks, which is a real bonus.

    Price: $69.00.

    Image credit: Apple.

Topics: Apple, iOS, iPhone, iPad

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