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Hey, Grandpa! Don’t Fall Asleep With Your iPad On Your Chest… It Could Kill You!

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Science! A 14-year-old girl has discovered that a regular old iPad Smart Cover can “accidentally turn off” a person’s implantable deibrillator… a device that might be the only thing keeping them alive.

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Rokform Unveils Rokshield v3 Case + Mighty Mounting System for iPad Mini

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We’ve been fascinated the stuff emerging from motorcycle-wizards-turned-iDevice-accessory-crafter Rokform ever since we took their machined alloy Rokbed iPhone case for a spin a few years back. Today the company revealed the Rokshield v3, basically a smaller, iPad Mini version of their Roklock case and mounting system.

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ZooGue’s New Kickstand Case Uses Precious Magnets

ZooGue’s New Kickstand Case Uses Precious Magnets

Fact: If we keep consuming magnets at the current rate, the world’s magnet mines will run empty by the end of December this year. And yet this ecological disaster waiting to happen hasn’t stopped the likes of Tim Angel and his case company ZooGue from exploiting these “blood magnets” for his own ends.

The latest example is the Prodigy case, a fat, padded folio with an adjustable stand.

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JustMount, A Magnetic Wall-Mount for Your iPhone [Kickstarter]

JustMount, A Magnetic Wall-Mount for Your iPhone [Kickstarter]

When I was a kid, magnets promised everything and delivered nothing. Wile E. Coyote’s scheme to feed the Road Runner iron filings and trap him with a giant horseshoe magnet mightn’t have work exactly as planned, but the magnet did at least drag any and every metal object in the vicinity into Mr. Coyote’s cave.

These days, magnets are as strong as the cartoons always promised. And they make things like Mesh’s JustMount possible.

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NeoCover Magnetic Lightswitch Cover [Deal Ending]

NeoCover Magnetic Lightswitch Cover [Deal Ending]

“Any place with four walls and a door…” That’s how the creators of NeoCover describe the places that can use a NeoCover.

You’ve seen NeoCover around already. A simple idea, put ultra-strong rare earth magnets into a light switch faceplate. Then when you come home and need a place to hang your keys…fwap!…you stick your keys to the wall and there they are ready for you! Slick, simple, brilliant. Oh and on sale! Yep, we’ve got the NeoCover on sale right now in the Cult of Mac Deals.

NeoCover Magnetic Lightswitch Cover [Deal Ending]

Important: This item will only ship within the continental U.S.

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The PixelSkin HD Wrap: An iPad Case That Ticks All The Right Boxes [Review]

The PixelSkin HD Wrap ($50) is an iPad (third-generation) case from Speck that promises to be “the perfect iPad folio case for anyone looking for lightweight protection, secure grip and pixelicious style.” It’s made from a flexible TPU that’s impressively robust, and provides full-body protection to your iPad with a number of nifty features.

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Semi-Rigid MacBook Air Case Closes With Magnets

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A case almost as slim as the computer within.

Magnets are a big part of almost all Apple’s products these days — the MagSafe power adapter, the iPad Smart Cover, the closures for all its notebooks and even holding the screen on the iMac.

So why not use magnets in cases? That’s the thinking behind Booq’s shiny new Viper Sleeve for the MacBook Air.

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Motive Stylus Unrolls And Sticks To The iPad’s Smart Cover [Kickstarter]

Motive Stylus Unrolls And Sticks To The iPad’s Smart Cover [Kickstarter]

The Motive Stylus unwraps and sticks to the Smart Cover

The Motive Stylus solves one of the most annoying problems of carrying a stylus for your iPad: Where do you put it? We have seen magnetic styluses which snap onto the Smart Cover before, but none does it quite so securely and unobtrusively as the Motive, which actually folds flat.

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Wallee M, The Slimline, Snap-Together Magnetic iPhone Mount

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Finally, a magnetic iPhone mount that won’t embarrass you, either when actually mounted on the wall or in transit. It’s called the Wallee M, and it is about as sleek as a mounting set could get.

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Logitech’s Ultrathin Keyboard Cover Is Your iPad’s Perfect Partner

Logitech’s Ultrathin Keyboard Cover Is Your iPad’s Perfect Partner

Isn't that the prettiest iPad keyboard you've ever seen?

Logitech already makes one of the best keyboard cases available for the iPad, but its latest solution looks even more incredible. The Ultrathin Keyboard Cover is, as its name suggests, is a super thin wireless keyboard that takes advantage of your iPad’s Smart Cover magnets to double up as protective aluminum cover. It’s the perfect partner for your iPad.

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