8 Essential iPad 3 Accessories
With the new iPad 3 release comes the release of a number of accessories designed to enhance the user experience. The basic accessories for the iPad 3 include stylus pens, skins, screen protectors, anti-glare screen protectors, snap-on case, carrying case, 5 in 1 card reader plugin, AV adapter, cover with stand, and cover with a built in dock and keyboard. If you want the most essential accessories, here are our top 8: 1) Case Cases are very popular for the iPad 3 and now come in many new designs that cover the back and front of the device. They may also come with a built-in stand to prop up the device for easier use than just laying it flat or having to hold it up with one hand. Having a stand allows you the freedom of using the device with both your hands. 2) Keyboard For convenience of easier typing, many iPad 3 users opt to purchase a compatible keyboard. The keyboard is a Bluetooth, wireless device. It comes with a docking station to hold the iPad 3 securely while you type. The keyboard is lightweight and slim, making it easy to take along with you no matter where you may need it. It also has a rechargeable battery that is built in to the unit, which rarely needs charging. 3) Skin It's always fun to add a bit of personality to your gadgets. iPad 3 skins are the perfect way to do this. Skins can be personalized, or chosen from pre-made designs for the most affordable option. Skins are also practical: they help protect your iPad 3 from everyday scratches. 4) Screen Protector This accessory is a necessity in protecting your iPad 3â€™s screen from scratches. Many come with a free life-time warranty on replacement. The screen protectors especially made for the iPad 3 are made of the toughest and most durable design, originally used in the military. In the event you want to replace the screen protector, it can be removed easily leaving no sticky residue. It is also great in reducing glare. 5) Battery Backup and Charger Both items are portable for easy use, perfect for those who travel or work away from the home or office. These accessories mean you can continue to use your iPad for longer than the standard battery life. 6) Earphones As a great media device, the iPad 3 has earphones designed for listening to music, videos, or movies. You will definitely want to purchase a good set of earphones to enjoy everything that the iPad 3 has to offer. 7) Apple TV This is a great accessory for streaming your pictures or videos to an HDTV, and you can also watch Netflix movies or YouTube videos on the big screen. 8) Camera Connection Kit This accessory is the only way you can download videos and pictures from a SD memory card to your iPad 3. This is especially useful when you want to keep all your photos and videos on one device where you can organize them for easy viewing.