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After forking over $500-$700 for a Wi-Fi iPad this past weekend, the thought of spending more money on a stand to allow you to fully enjoy all of the wonders that your new purchase has to offer might leave some consumers feeling a little queazy.
There’s been plenty of rumors in recent weeks about iPad shortages -- which seem to have been false -- but now it appears that it may be the accessories for your new toy that you’ll have to start worrying about.
While perusing the Apple site the day after the official announcement,
we noticed that the accessory options for the iPad were limited to only
a charging dock, what seems to be a Bluetooth keyboard, and a plain,
black leather case. Of course, the usual case makers started announcing
their multi-colored coverings. For shame, we thought. Such an
industry-shaking product deserves more than just a measly line-up of
We decided that instead of staring at
an empty page at Apple.com, we’d put our brains together and conjure up
some of our own ideas of incredibly useful add-ons for the iPad. We
figure that with these particular add-ons, the iPad won't be
referred to as an oversize iPod touch. After all, it's much more
difficult to watch an iPod touch at arm's length.