Holiday Gift iDeas for the iPad lover

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The iPad is certainly one of the most versatile tablets in on the market and whether you are looking for one as a holiday gift this season, or simply looking to accesorize, here are a few handpicked ideas for you to help narrow down some of your choices.

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G4TV Canada: PadPivot NST turns lap into a tablet desk

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iPads and other tablets have become so versatile, they can now be used almost anywhere but sometimes holding them for long periods of time or keeping them in a place or at angle to effectively use them can be a challenge. This is especially true where the only available surface is an arm, a leg or a lap; like in the back seat of a car.

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Nexus 7 shipping woes create Google service nightmare

 

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Ryan Obrock from Ann Arbor, MI is mad at Google and wants them to do something about it. In a letter he wrote, he says that after pre-ordering and paying for his Nexus 7 at the Google Play store, which included a $14 shipping fee, he found out that others that pre-ordered via other outlets, like Gamestore did not have to pay a shipping charge and will supposedly get theirs a week before him.

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LG shelves new tablet development

 

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As another new tablet “surfaces” trying to make its mark in the tablet market and attempts to compete against the mighty iPad, another is looking at doing the opposite. LG has decided it was time to put things on the shelf – at least for now.  Ken Hong, a spokesman for LG, told Bloomberg that they would be putting the development of all new tablets “on the back burner”, for the time being.

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New Bento 4 for iPad stands alone

bento4_for_ipad_logo_wchickletBento is a personal database application and often considered a baby brother to the legendary Filemaker Pro. But unlike the first version or even its big brother, the new Bento 4 for iPad, by FileMaker (they skipped 2 & 3) has been completely redesigned from the ground up. It now allows you to quickly and easily create your own little personal productivity apps right on the iPad, without the need to be tethered to your Mac.

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