The iPad is one of the best tablet devices to work with when you’re on the go. But sometimes, you need a few accessories to enhance your iPad user experience. Twelve South makes some of the best goodies for Apple products and today, we thought we’d bring you a collection of the coolest iPad accessories in their lineup that can transform the way you use your tablet.
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iPad Accessories That Make Working on the Go Easy
Whether you’re an artist or someone who does a lot of documentation work, having an Apple Pencil in your accessories kitty certainly helps. The trouble with the Pencil is that it can easily get lost in your bag. Unless your iPad case has a slot to hold it. If not, you can grab this handy magnetic holder. It can snap on to your Apple Smart Cover or or Apple Smart Keyboard. It can also work as a stand alone protective case. Your iPad and Pencil will never be apart anymore. The PencilSnap is priced $29.95.
Compass 2 is an iPad stand that also serves as a stable easel to hold your iPad in portrait or wide-screen mode. You can place your iPad on the stand and enjoy hands-free viewing or even physically interact with it. If you prefer a comfortable position to type, you can flip down the secondary leg and turn it into a typing stand.
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The stand when closed is about 7 inches tall and 1 inch wide. Despite being made from heavy gauge steel, it only weights about 232 grams. It can be easily folded and packed into a soft travel sleeve to allow you to carry it around comfortably wherever you go. Compass 2 works with the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and all generations of iPad Air and iPad Mini in both landscape and portrait mode. Price: $29.99.
If you’re a designer with a 12.9 inch iPad Pro, you need your tablet to turn into a drawing easel. Enter ParcSlope. This hybrid stand securely holds your iPad Pro at a convenient 18 degree angle. So whether you’re sketching or annotating an image, it will feel comfortable and natural to use, especially during longer sessions. When you use your iPad in landscape mode, the stand allows just enough space to rest your Apple Pencil too. A non-slip silicone lining ensures that the Pencil stays where you left it. Price: $49.99.
SurfacePad is a beautiful, luxurious looking leather cover for the iPad. The hardback front cover has a soft micro-fiber lining to protect the iPad screen. Flip open the cover to wake up your iPad and close it to put the iPad to sleep. Powerful hidden magnets hold on to the edge of your iPad, allowing you to view it in one of two positions. You can adjust the angle for the best view.
The cover also has a clever feature built into it – a small kickstand that turns the cover into a typing and sketching wedge. Plus, if you own a PencilSnap, you can snap it on the SurfacePad and keep both devices together, always. The SurfacePad cover is available in Camel, Pop Red, Modern White, Jet Black, Midnight Blue and Lavender shades. Price: $79.99.
That’s a roundup of our favorite iPad accessories from TwelveSouth. Do you have a favorite? Share your comments below.