Since I was given the Acer Iconia tablet from the people at Intel, I realized there are some accessories that make having it a lot easier and more like a traditional computer! What I need these accessories to be is unobtrusive and have the ability to work on other devices if I needed them to. In other words, get the most bang for my buck.
My case – I ended up going with this really punchy and basic Incase sleeve at the moment. I wanted something bright and protective. But as I mentioned in some posts ago, there’s a few more I have my eye on. And in a pinch, this would totally work as a clutch!
Jawbone Jambox - the days of hooking up your devices to listen to music are slowly fading. With a simple switch on of bluetooth, I can stream my music from any device to the Jambox. Even better, it doesn’t need to be near me. Plus, the Jambox works as a speakerphone if you needed to do a conference call.
Tablet pen/stylus – There’s just some days when I feel like my fingers are too big and they’re tapping in all the wrong places! This is when I use the pen instead. Plus, I can use it on my iPhone or iPad should I need to. It works really well for apps where you can write or draw! I got mine on eBay for super cheap! (less than $1)
Portable keyboard – connecting via USB, I have the power of a full keyboard that I may not with the onscreen keyboard (plus it’s nice to not have to hide and open the screen keyboard over and over). This one is silicone, and it rolls away when I’m done! Also got this on eBay, some guy was selling it because he’d didn’t use or need it.
That being said, there are a few things I would like to get or switch out to enventually
Bamboo Stylus – While the stylus I have does the job, it would be incredibly nice to have this Wacom one. Just because I have heard it’s a little more precise and pressure sensitive than most others.
Keyboard dock – it would be nice to have this, since it makes the tablet function a little more like a laptop. You can twist the screen to share, and use it as a stand too. Plus it also works as a battery. But the price is too high for me right now.
Mini bluetooth mouse - for those times you get tired of tapping the screen, luckily I’m not there yet :)
I called in sick yesterday because I’ve had this nasty cold, and I spent most of the morning in bed reading my ebook on the tablet. I was and am plenty grateful to have it for times likes that.
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