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    1. Choice Gear: iPad Users Take Note. British Magazine Invasion on Zinio including EVO, Top Gear and Octane



      Ever since purchasing an iPad earlier this year we've been quickly weening out our subscriptions to print magazines. Big piles of magazines were cool to a point but get old after a while, especially when traveling. Some magazines have opted for stand-alone apps and such but one of our single most used iPad apps is that of Zinio. Until Steve Jobs wakes up and adds a magazine newsstand of his own to iTunes we're more than happy to ...
    2. Audi / Apple iCar + Other Futuristic Concepts



      We just caught an interesting post on twitter by CyrilZammit that grabbed our attention... mentioning new Apple concepts plus an Audi/Apple iCar. Turns out the tweet lead to an article over on the Huffington Post, a Top 10 style article that shared the some of the coolest futuristic concepts by independent designers depicting possible products that design-conscious Apple might create. Among them was a car designed by ...
    3. Choice Gear: monCarbone HoverCoat Case for iPad



      Let's say you've got an iPad and you're looking for something very light to protect it and don't want anything bulky like some rubber sleeve. If so, we may have found what you're looking and, even better, it will match that trim in your S4 or R8. Behold, the HoverCoat from monCarbone.

      Okay, it's not terribly cheap for what is essentially just a cover for your iPad. Then again, it's ...
    4. Bosch Launches Light 'Em Up Dyno Performance Meter App for iPhone



      Count OE parts supplier Bosch as the latest creator of an iPhone based performance meter app with the launch of their Light 'Em Up Dyno. The app itself is free though limited to measuring 0-60 mph runs unless you opt to spend $4.99 which unlocks other measurements such as hp, lateral Gs, acceleration Gs and braking Gs.

      The app features push features that allow you to share your runs on Facebook and Twitter and ...
    5. Choice Gear: Leather Pouch for Apple iPad



      If you're an iPad junky as we've quickly become then you have probably been yearning for a solution a bit more premium by which to package Apple's wundertablet when on the move. Yes, we broke down and bought the official iPad cover from Apple but its propensity to show dirt and stains and synthetic feel has left us wanting. In that vein we've just stumbled across this new cover from Saddleback leather. Yes, we'd prefer some ...
    6. New 24H of Nurburgring & ADAC App for iPhone, iPad and Android



      You'd think with the seemingly limitless number of television channels and stations on Satellite Radio that car enthusiasts looking for coverage of series in other markets like Europe and Japan would have no problem monitoring most races much less iconic ones like the 24 Hours of Nurburgring. Alas, Americans still can't via TV or radio but the internet and various devices using it make no such barriers and we're ...