When a great innovative device is created, so it naturally follows that accessories will be manufactured to compliment it. Whilst some really do add to the original design, others are simply useless and would get short shrift from the Dragons Den. Take a a look at our five of the best accessories for iPads and you’ll wonder how you ever managed without them!
Take iPhone and iPad gaming to a new level with the Philips DS7700 Fidelio Portable Docking Speaker for iPad, iPhone and iPod. This top notch, highly portable docking speaker plays your gaming sound effects loud and clear whilst you are conveniently connected using Bluetooth. Get the most out of your music too, with Dynamic Bass Boost to reproduce rich, full and faultless sound. Buy from www.shop.philips.co.uk
An iPad does not recognise a regular pen so this the stylish stylus pen is ideal for ‘brushing’ and other drawing and writing apps. The just mobile AluPen is a chunky pencil-shaped stylus that gives you precise control over your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The stylus is sculpted from aluminium with a soft rubber nib. Available from www.firebox.com
The iLuv Leather Case with Bluetooth Keyboard is ideal for storing, protecting and carrying your iPad. It is an all-in-one case that provides optimum utility and style. It comes with a variety of features such as detachable keyboard for increased flexibility, retractable easel-backed stand for typing or movie viewing, dedicated keys for iPad functions and a secure Velcro case closure. Visit www.argos.co.uk for more details.
Whoever thought this up is a genius! Flashback to the glory days of gaming with iCade. Transform your iPad into an authentic, arcade-style cabinet complete with joystick and buttons! Impress your friends, family and co-workers with the great-looking retro design, and then challenge them for high-scores on the most entertaining iPad accessory imaginable! Available from www.pcworld.co.uk
The iconic game now comes in a hard case to protect your iPad. So now, thanks to Angry Birds iPad 2 Cases you can show your allegiance to the psychotic little bundles every time you whip out your tablet. Features include a range of colourful clip-on covers, ultra slim design full access to ports and it is an officially licensed Angry Birds product. Buy from www.firebox.com