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Apple iPad Docks
If you've purchased an iPad recently, you'll want to select from
a variety of docking stations for the Apple iPad, to use when syncing and
iPad through iTunes, and to make your iPad more useful during extended
use among other things.
A variety of docking station types are going to be a popular
accessory for your Apple iPad tablet, and you will definitely want to pick one up for it will make
even more useful. An iPad dock uses a connector that allows you to
charge your iPad or to connect it to speakers or some other type of
sound system, to use your iPad for music or other content. You can use
it to connect to a branded camera connection, too. An iPad dock also
has a port for audio-out use, which allows the hook-up to external
headphones or speakers.
Your new iPad is more than a tablet
style mobile computing machine; it's also an excellent entertainment or
sound system for your home. The dock is made with the same general
specifications as the other docks you've seen for iPhones and iPods.
The larger docks that iPads use often double as stands for watching
movies or films on your iPad, too.
If you don't like working
with the touchpad virtual keyboard on your iPad, you can buy external
keyboards that you'll be able to integrate into an iPad dock. In
addition, Apple iPad docks ensure that iPads remain in safe positions
while they are syncing with iTunes, or charging.
You can also
use the dock to easily and safely store your iPad. Resting your
personal iPad in a dock will provide it greater support and protection
than simply laying it down on a table or desk. You can purchase docks
for your iPad at Apple retailers, as well as in stores online including
manufacturers offer Apple iPad docks that turn your tablet into a
futuristic music center. They can often hold iPods as well as iPads, to
play music. The most developed docks have a bass driver and adjust the
sound from your iPad to fill your room. These docks usually come with
free apps for Internet radio, or you can buy an app that will offer you
10,000 or so more stations.
iPad docks may be surprisingly thin, even though the iPad's screen
allows for leafing through lots of music. You can see album artwork
even if you're not sitting right next to it, thanks to the size of the
iPad screen. The dock should be surefooted, to keep your iPad steadily
standing. Larger speakers will balance out the dock with the iPad's
size, and the framework of quality Apple iPad docks will give the
tablet support, and make it less likely to be tipped over. You can
often place an iPhone in these docks as well.
top-of-the-line music docks for iPads may have tweeters and woofers,
like expensive speakers do, to make the sound bigger, and you'll be
able to truly feel the bass. It would be nice if an Airplay function
would allow you to wander about while selecting songs to play from your
iPad, and these songs would be streamed to the dock. But even as they
are made now, iPad music docks can generate some impressive sound.
onscreen keyboard for the iPad is useful for light-weight typing, but
if you are going to use your iPad for more heavy duty typing, you'll
want to check through the variety of Apple iPad keyboard docks and select an
Apple keyboard dock that fits your style and needs. Keyboard docks basically are a standard type of iPad dock,
merged with an Apple keyboard, holding your tablet at the correct angle
for your typing.
This dock doesn't have any support for using
your iPad in landscape mode, which makes it less than useful for
watching movies. The iPad powers the keyboard itself, rather than using
batteries to do so, and you can plug in a cable for power to be used in
charging the tablet while you use it. This dock comes also with a 3.5
mm jack for headsets, where you can also connect speakers. The music
you're playing can be controlled through media keys. You'll find it
straightforward and simple to use the iPad keyboard dock, by putting
the iPad in the dock and beginning to type.
Apple iPad docks
with keyboards are similar in structure to most other Apple keyboards.
You'll see that the keys are made the same size as the ones you'll find
on a USB keyboard, and they seem to have roughly the same capacity for
travel. If you're comfortable using desktop keyboards made by Apple,
you'll most likely be comfortable using this one.
Most people are
accustomed to having a mouse along with a
keyboard, but the Apple keyboard doesn't come with a mouse. You'll
to use the iPad touch screen to perform some actions. You can use
keys to help in word processing, and they will make it easier to select
words or paragraphs, and to cut or copy and paste without having your
leave the keyboard.
You also have access to
other keys when you rest your iPad
in the keyboard dock, making it one of the more useful Apple iPad
are keys for powering on and off, and another pair to control the
You'll also find a search key, and another that will launch an image
on your tablet. You'll even find a key to pull up the keyboard
seems a bit redundant, since the dock is itself a
Some of the larger docks
aren't quite suitable for
traveling, since they are awkward and heavy. But the keyboard dock will
your iPad into a virtual laptop, if you set it up on a desk. This dock
easier for word processing, to be sure, and it offers more
well. You can still pop the iPad itself into a case and take it with
If you are looking for a
dock to use with movie watching,
you'll want a landscape mode dock. And if you want to take a keyboard
with you to your classes or the coffee house, you'll probably want a
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