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Unique composition notebook iPad and iPhone cases and sleeves

Unique composition notebook iPad and iPhone cases and sleeves

Are you looking for a way to turn your iPad or iPhone into a legendary composition notebook? Check out these dedicated designs.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 27, 2023
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Several iPad-ready power banks are on sale right now

Several iPad-ready power banks are on sale right now

Each of these battery packs, including Baseus and Anker, will charge your iPad more than once. Their prices are down by up to 25%.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 27, 2023
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Twitter timeline fix: how to quickly see the tweets of users you follow

Twitter timeline fix: how to quickly see the tweets of users you follow

When you open a Twitter app, tap “Following” section in the top bar or simply swipe left – even if you don't see the top bar.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 25, 2023
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Google Keep browser extension will no longer save articles automatically

Google Keep browser extension will no longer save articles automatically

You will have to hit the Save button to save an url to Google Keep. Moreover, you won't be able to edit your notes in the extension's pop-up window.

Piotr Kowalczyk December 8, 2022
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11 best portable power supply appliances to survive without electricity (2023 edition)

11 best portable power supply appliances to survive without electricity (2023 edition)

These accessories guarantee that you can recharge your smartphone or laptop even when you don’t have access to the energy network for a longer time.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 9, 2023
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10 best iPhone Continuity Camera mounts, stands, and alternatives in 2023

10 best iPhone Continuity Camera mounts, stands, and alternatives in 2023

Are you planning to make the most of the newest Continuity Camera feature that lets you use your iPhone as a Mac webcam? Here are the best mounts, and a few alternative solutions.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 9, 2023
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iPhone Continuity Camera – things to know and confusions to clarify

iPhone Continuity Camera – things to know and confusions to clarify

Start using your iPhone as your Mac’s webcam – here are the key things to know and facts to clarify about iPhone Continuity Camera feature.

Piotr Kowalczyk November 10, 2022
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iPad and iPhone: how to get full Kindle ebooks directly?

iPad and iPhone: how to get full Kindle ebooks directly?

Kindle app for iPad and iPhone lets you only download free samples. You will need to visit Amazon website to buy a full ebook. Here are two ways to fix this inconvenience.

Piotr Kowalczyk November 8, 2022
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18 smart gadgets that are surprisingly useful (2023 roundup)

18 smart gadgets that are surprisingly useful (2023 roundup)

Check out the updated list of cool, unique, smart gadgets that have one thing in common – they are more useful than you think.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 27, 2023
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14 best Amazon Fire tablet accessories and gifts (2023 list)

14 best Amazon Fire tablet accessories and gifts (2023 list)

Are you looking for an innovative but affordable Amazon Fire accessory that you can use yourself or gift someone? This list includes products for every taste and need.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 9, 2023
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iPad cover or sleeve – which is better for me? (guide)

iPad cover or sleeve – which is better for me? (guide)

Do you really have to buy a dedicated case every time you get a new iPad? Sometimes all you need is a decent sleeve you could use much longer than just a year or two.

Piotr Kowalczyk November 6, 2022
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Is my iPad compatible with iPadOS 16? Here is the complete list

Is my iPad compatible with iPadOS 16? Here is the complete list

All generations of iPad Pro are compatible with iPadOS 16, as well as iPad mini and Air from 2019 or later, and basic iPad from 2017 or later.

Piotr Kowalczyk November 13, 2022

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Vintage composition notebook iPhone case

Vintage composition notebook iPhone case

This vintage composition notebook design features a unique marbled paper background and a preworn old-school label with a headline VNTG NTBK. Available in several colors for several iPhone models. Explore the collection.

Our score: 8.2/10

Zazzle $30.99

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Innovative pillow stand for hands-free use

Innovative pillow stand for hands-free use

From Lamicall comes a brand-new pillow stand with an "open jaw" design, a stylus holder, and a large pocket for your phone or charger. A perfect tablet or e-reader stand for hands-free use: reading, watching, or video calls.

Our score: 8.2/10

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