Apple launched reservations for iPad a few minutes ago. But the tablet doesn't just arrive on the online store. Alongside the highly anticipated device there are also numerous accessories, some of which are more than such (accessories …) almost essential to fully enjoy all the potential of the new tablet.
Let's see the main ones already available.
Apple iPad CaseThe original Apple iPad case is used both to protect and to support iPad; thanks to the iPad hard cover it can be placed vertically or horizontally, also to show photos, as if it were a digital frame. Macitynet reviewed this useful accessory shortly after its launch in the USA. – Price 39 euros
Apple iPad Camera Connection KitIt is a set of two distinct accessories: a USB connector and an SD card reader. The aim is to download images directly from a camera to iPad, but the USB connector can also be used for other purposes such as connecting a USB keyboard.– Price 29 euros
Apple iPad DockIt provides iPad with vertical support, a connection for charging or synchronization and a port for audio output. It is also possible to connect to iPad accessories, such as the Camera Connection Kit and the Vga adapter.– Price 29 euros
Apple iPad 10W USB Power AdapterIt differs from the charger that is supplied with iPad, which is a simple wall charger, for the electrical cable of almost two meters. Thanks to this accessory you can charge iPad even when you are away from the socket and have a spare charger.– Price 29 euros
iPad Keyboard Dockthe well-known iPad support which includes a full keyboard to write text faster with the tablet. It also includes a connector for syncing and charging iPad and an audio output for headphones or an amplifier.– Price 69 euros
Apple Wireless KeyboardApple's standard Bluetooth keyboard also compatible with iPad. By purchasing it you will have an accessory to easily use programs such as Pages or Numbers but also to type on your Mac. Macity has already tried Bluetooth keyboard and iPad together.– Price 69 euroApple iPad Dock Connector to VGA AdapterThe video connector is used to connect iPad to an external display or to a TV with a VGA port. Rather limited use (in fact supports the release only for films, not copy-protected, Keynotes and Image Gallery), but can be useful for many iPad users.– Cost 29 euros
Apple Care Protection Plan for iPadIt is the appreciated extension of Apple warranty, applied here to iPad. For 99 euros you get one
coverage against hardware defects for two years by Apple directly. In addition there is also telephone support always for two years. Interesting for coverage on battery defects.– Cost 99 euros
Apple In-Ear earphones with remote control and microphoneLoudspeakers that adapt to the ear canal and integrate a microphone for chat and Voip phone calls. Quality sound and sound insulation; different silicone ear covers are included in the package to adapt to different ear configurations. Also compatible with iPod and iPhone.Cost 69 euros.
MobileMeThanks to MobileMe, bookmarks and addresses of multiple Apple devices can be synchronized, from iPad to Mac to iPhone, photo galleries are shared and up to 20 GB online storage space is available. also possible to find a lost iPhone. Apple for those who buy MobileMe with iPad offers a special price of 59 euros (instead of 79 euros) or 99 euros for four accounts with the family pack (instead of 119 euros)