Griffin Technology (http://www.griffintechnology.com) has unveiled new accessories for iPad: the Standle, AirStrap, Cabinet Mount, Elan Folio and WaveStand.
The US$49.99 Standle (pictured) is a hard-shell case that incorporates a stand for portrait and landscape viewing, a carrying handle, and a typing stand. The portrait stand swings out to position your iPad for presentations or portrait viewing, then swings back into the case when you’re done. Flip open the two-position landscape stand/handle to carry your iPad, then fold it back to create a stand for viewing in landscape orientation. When you’re done, the stand/handle folds back into the body of the case.
The $49.99 AirStrap is a a case with a built-in safety strap for one-handed use of your iPad. A molded frame with thick, comfortable, contoured grips surrounds your iPad, protecting the edges. You slip your hand under the wide neoprene strap on the back. AirStrap hugs your hand, making your iPad easy to hold.
The $69.99 Cabinet Mount is designed to hold your iPad for you at a comfortable height for your eyes and hands. It lifts your iPad out of harm’s way and positions it for you at the best viewing angle, according to the folks at Griffin. You can attach the Cabinet Mount to the side or underside of any cabinet 14 inches or deeper. All the necessary hardware and mounting instructions are included. The mounting arm rotates 360 degrees around and 90 degrees front to back.
The $49.99 Elan Folio is a flip case that lets you carry the Apple tablet like a personal notebook. The cover flips open for access to your Multi-Touch display, and closes like a book for privacy and protection. You can flip the cover around and lock it in back to turn the folio into a multi-positionable easel. Elan Folio holds your iPad upright in landscape position for reading and for viewing pictures and video. For drawing, tapping, and typing, turn it over and lay it down for a comfortable, inclined orientation.
The $19.99 WaveStand (pictured at bottom) sports a non-slip grippy surfaces hold your tablet securely upright in portrait or landscape position. An adjustable base slides out for extra support when needed.