Sleek Zagg Pro Keys adds detachable keyboard to iPad Air 4 and iPad 8

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Zagg Pro Keys has a design that puts it head-to-head with the Apple Smart keyboard.
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Zagg Pro Keys is a keyboard case for those who want to use their iPad as both a slender tablet and a laptop. There are versions for the new iPad Air 4 and iPad 8.

In addition, the Zagg Pro Stylus debuted on Thursday. It sports two tips, making it a competitor for the Apple Pencil as well as basic capacitive styli.

Look at all these fantastic iPhone 12 cases

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Apple plans several iPhone 12 cases, all MagSafe compatible.
Apple’s iPhone 12 cases aren‘t ready yet, but there are plenty of third-party options available now.
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There are already plenty of iPhone 12 cases to choose from, even though Apple’s newest handset hasn’t yet reached customers hands. When this product arrives on October 23, they can have a case waiting.

Here’re are descriptions of a wide range of options already up for sale, along with lots more coming soon.

Advanced features make latest Mophie power bank a total champ [Review]

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Mophie Powerstation Plus XL Wireless review
It’s a good thing that the Mophie Powerstation Plus XL Wireless is useful, because it’s sure not very attractive.
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The Mophie Powerstation Plus XL doesn’t just extend the battery life of your iPhone, it also makes recharging your handset a snap. The 8000mAh power bank has an integrated Lightning cable, plus it offers wireless charging.

Mophie has a long history of producing top-tier external batteries. That’s why this one is available from the Apple Store. I test this accessory to see if it lives up to its maker’s reputation for dependability.

10.2-inch iPad owners get new keyboard case options from Zagg

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Zagg Slim Book Go and Zagg Rugged Messenger for 10.2-inch iPad
Both these Zagg keyboard folios are made specifically for the latest budget iPad.
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Zagg today increased the number of keyboard folios in its product lineup designed for the 2019 iPad. The latest versions of the Slim Book Go and Rugged Messenger fit this 10.2-inch tablet exactly.

Earlier this month, a version of the Zagg Messenger Folio for this newest iPad also hit store shelves.

CES 2020 trends: AirPower alternatives, rise of 5G, tasty TVs

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It's shaping up to be an exciting year for tech.
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CES 2020The post-holiday tech fest that is CES shutters its doors today for another year. This week’s event has been as weird and as wonderful as any other, giving us a glimpse of all kinds of innovative gadgets on the way in 2020.

Better AirPods alternatives. Wireless chargers that achieve what Apple couldn’t. iPhone cases you can throw on the compost heap when they’re no longer needed. Here are the biggest trends from CES 2020.

Zagg soon to release charging mat to rival Apple’s failed AirPower

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Zagg has apparently solved issues to a workable wireless charging mat and will release such a product sometime this year.
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CES 2020Mophie parent company Zagg Brands is preparing to release a wireless charger sometime this year similar to that of Apple’s canceled AirPower, according to a published report.

A company spokesman told Bloomberg on Tuesday that it is developing a wireless charging mat with the capabilities to power wireless devices, something Apple attempted to devise in the now-aborted AirPower.

Zagg loads up 10.2-inch iPad with keyboards and cases

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Zagg Slim Book Go and Zagg Messenger Folio
Versions of the Zagg Slim Book Go and Zagg Messenger Folio for the 2019 iPad were unveiled at CES 2020.
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CES 2020Those with the 10.2-inch iPad launched last year will soon have significantly more case options, thanks to announcements made today at CES 2020. Zagg unveiled a collection of three keyboard cases, while its Gear4 subsidiary added two protective cases.