There are so many iPad peripherals to choose from, how do you decide what you need first?
You have read one iPad accessories review after another and you can’t decide which one to purchase first. Well the decision should be easier than you think.
Go out and get a silicone sleeve covering, or case to protect your iPad. After that, you can worry about what iPad accessory to purchase next.
The padded silicone cover and screen protector is probably a good start, but remember the iPad is bigger then your iPod, and dropping it could have disastrous consequences.
Consider ipad cases. You could opt for a silicone covering with a hard plastic back as a compromise, but even then you should consider a carrying case. Whether you get a hard case or soft cover case is up to you, but a hard case is bound to offer a little more protection.
The most common feature that you probably want to look at when deciding what type of case will work for you are the built in stands incorporated into the case.
Viewing the iPad on a table or lap can be tiresome so this feature should not be overlooked. If you are going to choose to use your iPad at home out of its case, then you might also consider the silicone sleeve for additional protection.
Your iPad is safe, now what? The one iPad accessory I would seriously consider, especially if you like to send out long tweets, is a keyboard. Apple has their wireless keyboard that works on the standard home Mac as well as with the iPad.
Another option is the keyboard they offer with a doc. The doc feature can be helpful if you do not already have a case that incorporates a stand.
There are also a variety of adaptors available with your iPad. Did you download a movie, or create a presentation on your iPad? Well, there is a VGA connector available that allows you to use your flat screen or a projector as a screen.
There is also a connector for uploading photos, or movies from your home computer. And if you are going on a road trip, seriously consider getting a iPad car charger. There are also iPad accessories bundles available that can make your research a little easier.
Go and get a case or something to protect your iPad. Go out and use your iPad for a few days and figure out what accessories you will use and your research is pretty much done. And with the right accessories, you are going to be amazed out how functional the iPad can be.
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