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iPad case cover or sleeve bag 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 October 22, 2022
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iPad OS 16 complete compatibility 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 October 21, 2022
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Apple iPad 10.9 2022 dimensions

Is the basic iPad 2022 the same size as iPad Air?

The newest entry-level iPad looks exactly like iPad Air 5. The ports and buttons are located in the same places. However, it’s incompatible with covers tailored for the Air. The reason is highly unusual.

Piotr Kowalczyk October 20, 2022
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Best iPhone iPad power banks battery packs

12 best power banks compatible with iPhone and iPad (2023 update)

High-capacity, multiple-port, USB-C PD enabled power banks tested to work seamlessly with iPhone, iPad, or both.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 9, 2023
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Should I buy a solar power bank

Why you should not buy a solar power bank – 5 reasons

Are you planning to buy an accessory that could provide energy in case of emergency or when you don’t have access to a power outlet? Don’t pick up solar power banks.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 28, 2022
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iOS 16 Lock Screen fix clock style

Can’t change the clock font in iOS 16? Here is a quick fix

∙ If you have used a custom image on the Lock Screen on your iPhone, you may not be able to immediately change the clock style in iOS 16. ∙ You will need to add a new Lock Screen and re-upload the custom image.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 27, 2022
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Reuse old Amazon Fire how to

11 ideas and tips how to reuse your old Amazon Fire tablet

A security camera feed monitor, an offline movie player, a night clock, a kitchen radio – these are just a few ideas.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 26, 2022
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Amazon Fire HD 8 2022 vs 2020 ports and buttons

Is Amazon Fire HD 8 (2022) compatible with my old case?

My advice is that you should not buy a new case until you try the old one. It may fit better than you think.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 22, 2022
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Prime Day iPad deals things to know

Prime Day iPad deals – buying tips and things to avoid

1. Don’t buy an iPad or iPad case during Prime Day. 2. Buy an iPad accessory. 3. There is a better approach for getting an iPad and iPad gear on Amazon.

Piotr Kowalczyk June 13, 2022
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Military grade iPad iPhone accessories cases

The best heavy-duty iPad and iPhone cases and accessories in 2023

These iPad and iPhone compatible cases and accessories were tested to survive military-defined conditions.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 9, 2023
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Vintage composition notebook iPhone case by Piotr Kowalczyk Geek Updated

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 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

Amazon $29.99

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