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This week in accessories: Kensington SafeGrip Rugged Case for the iPad Air 2 and more

This week in accessories: Kensington SafeGrip Rugged Case for the iPad Air 2 and more

March 20, 2015

Happy Friday and welcome back to our weekly look at some of the newest accessories for your iPad or iPhone. In this edition, we’re highlighting a compact iPhone wall charger that doubles as a backup battery and much more.

SafeGrip Rugged Case for the iPad Air 2 from Kensington


A perfect case for kids, the SafeGrip wraps an iPad Air 2 inside a tough, padded shell to protect against drops and bumps. The case is easy to carry with a thick and sturdy handle. It also offers a built-in stylus holder. A personalization window can also be used to help identify the user.

Available in red, the SafeGrip case retails for $44.99 and can be ordered now from Kensington’s site.

PowerSkin Spare for the iPhone 6


A thin battery case for the iPhone 6, the Spare adds only 6mm of thickness to the slim handset. The 2,200 mAH battery can add up to 100 percent extra battery life to the handset. Made with heat-resistant material, a soft-touch finish makes the case easy to hold and carry.

Buyers can select from a space gray, gold, or silver version of the case. It can be purchased now from PowerSkin’s site for $79.99.

Symphony iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Dock and Amplifier from Coogobox


Along with acting as a dock for either your iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the Symphony acts as an amplifier while listening to music. It comes with a charging cable and can even be used with iPhones protected in a case. Made with aluminum, the surface features a clear, anodized look.

The black version of the dock can be purchased now from the company for $69.99.

Bolt from Bite my Apple


The Bolt combines an iPhone USB wall charger with a 3,000 mAH rechargeable battery. Along with four blue LEDs to indicated the battery strength, the Bolt’s offers a green status light.

It can be purchased now from Bite my Apple for $59.99.

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