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Company: Woodford Design

Website: www.Woodforddesign.com

Models: FridgePad, PowerLine

Price: $57

Compatible: iPad

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Woodford Design FridgePad + PowerLine

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Category: Adapters + Cables - Home / Office, Indoor Power Adapters, Stands + Mounts - iPad

Sold from the United Kingdom, Woodford Design's new FridgePad (£35/$57) is an oversized refrigerator magnet attached to an iPad-specific frame, designed to attach to flat steel surfaces and securely hold the original iPad in place. It works with unencased iPads and comes in five colors; the current version does not work with the iPad 2, and won't until the company releases "replaceable corner clips," which will be "free" and are "coming soon." Unclear: the impact of the large magnet on the first iPad's magnetometer. We'll run some tests and provide an answer soon. The company also sells PowerLine (£10/$16) as a 9-foot long charging and sync cable for iPads, iPhones, and iPods as a separate accessory.

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