Take a Stand on Improved, Hands-Free iPad Viewing
While your iPad is being put to good use on your desk, for example, investing in a well-balanced, good-quality stand will allow you to view your tablet in either its horizontal or vertical position, adding functionality and convenience. A handful of companies, such as Brookstone, offer various types of stands, some of which have built-in speakers.
When it comes to iPad stands, sometimes the most simple designs are actually the most functional, economical, and efficient. To find iPad stands, use the search phrase iPad stand" in your favorite search engine. Following are a few examples of what you'll discover:
- Element Case. The company's Joule iPad stand ($129 to $159) offers a sophisticated and sleek-looking design for a tabletop iPad stand that nicely folds up, giving it portability.
- Twelve South. The BookArc tabletop stand ($29.95) is made from heavy-gauge steel. It offers a contemporary design and basic stand functionality, so you can view the iPad screen while it sits at an angle on a desktop.
- Griffin Technology. This company's Loop tabletop iPad stand ($29.99) is a simple black plastic stand that sits on a tabletop and securely holds the iPad in its horizontal or vertical position at the perfect viewing angle. It's a basic solution, but it works perfectly.