The Week in iOS Accessories: New products for new iPads

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes a number of new items to accompany Apple's latest generation of iPads.

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New products for new iPads

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes a number of new items to accompany Apple's latest generation of iPads.

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Belkin

Belkin is updating its QODE line of keyboard cases to fit the iPad Air 2. Devices include the $150 QODE Ultimate Pro (pictured); the $130 QODE Ultimate; and the $100 Slim Style Keyboard Case for both the iPad Air and iPad Air 2. All of these devices will be available to ship in December.

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IK Multimedia

The $100 iRig BlueBoard is a Bluetooth-enabled MIDI pedalboard for iOS and Mac. “Switch between presets, change patches, turn effects on and off and control effects like volume and wah pedals without worrying about tripping over wires. Setup is as simple as turning the iRig BlueBoard on and telling it what you want to control.” And this piece of high-powered technology is actually low-powered: All it needs to run is four AAA batteries.

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iLuv

This company has introduced a whole range of accessories for the latest generation iPad Air and iPad mini, including—for the iPad Air 2—the $70 Professional WorkStation keyboard folio; the $40 Layup stand (pictured); the $30 Urban Folio case and stand; and the $65 CEO Folio case. For the third-generation iPad mini, there’s also the $35 Simple Folio and the $50 Snoopy Folio.

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Ion

The $40 Clipster Active is a waterproof Bluetooth speaker made for outdoor use; it’s fashioned in the shape of a carabiner clip that can attach to your belt loop, backpack, bike, camping gear, or more. It includes a microphone so you can make hands-free speaker calls, and it has a rechargeable battery.

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Nimblstand

The $40 Nimblstand pairs an Apple Bluetooth keyboard together with your iPad to create a mobile, on-the-go word processing device just as lightweight as a MacBook. It’s made of recyclable plastic, and ships within two days of order.

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Octa

There are a couple of new tablet stands from this company: The $80 Spider Monkey lets you “wrap, curl, or tuck it in place for easy set-up in bed, on the couch, or at your desk.” Its flexible support means it can be made to hold your tablet in place in nearly any fashion you choose. The $100 Lynx, meanwhile, gets the job done with brute force, clamping to just about any surface you desire to hold your iPad in place for hands-free viewing. Both products ship in November.

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Photojojo

The $80 Power Wallet has a little secret — a 2600-mAh backup battery to give your iPhone extra life when it needs it most. Photojojo says: “It's not a only a super cute faux leather day bag with pockets for your cash, credit cards, and emergency red sequins, but you can keep your iPhone ... tucked away and plugged in for up to a 160 percent charge. The world might look a little different when you don't have to worry about your phone puttering out on long adventures.”

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Wicked Audio

The $25 Mojo earbuds are designed to be seen and heard—they come in seven different “bold” colors, with three different cushion options for maximum comfort. It features enhanced bass, noise isolation, and comes with a phone mic so you can use it easily with your iPhone.