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| January 14, 2013
CES 2013: Sound Cover Turns Your iPad Into An Amplified Entertainment System
Accessories for iOS devices seemed to be the center of attention at CES 2013. Even though iPhone 5 and iPad mini cases seemed to hog the spotlight, there was still room for a bunch of great accessories to compliment the full-size iPad. OnAnOff’s Sound Cover is a great example of protection and functionality. This case packs a built-in flat panel speaker that really packs a punch. I had a chance to demo Sound Cover at CES 2013 and I was definitely surprised by its features. Sound Cover will increase your iPad’s volume up to 300 percent. This is made possible by the large iPad-sized flat panel speaker I mentioned earlier. The built-in speaker is powered by a 10 hour 1600mAh lithium-ion rechargeable battery. Sound Cover also offers multiple viewing angles making it a great mobile entertainment center. Sound Cover features (via OnAnOff's website):
Overall, I was impressed by Sound Cover’s low profile design. The case is relatively thin and really does amplify the iPad’s volume quite a bit. The only thing that would make this case better is Bluetooth connectivity. Currently, Sound Cover uses your iPad’s headphone jack as an audio source. If you'd like to find out more about Sound Cover, visit OnAnOff's website. Sound Cover is available now for $129. Check out our video interview with OnAnOff at CES 2013: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYnsRIAfOUc
- NXT flat panel speaker technology
- ABS & black leather (PU) case with secure closure
- 1600mAh lithium-ion battery, charging through any USB port
- Brushed aluminum speaker stand with bass boost function
- Automatic sleep/wake functionality
- 3.5mm jack for connecting iPad to speakers
If you can’t see the above video, please click this link.