manufacturer in the UK.
The package arrived from the UK in about 10 days. A padprop is a device that securely holds the iPad, at an angle, so that it is easier to type, tap, swipe or read without having to hold the iPad.
When you open the padprop box, the directions for using it are on the inside lid and the padprop is sealed in a plastic bag.
I picked it up and I was amazed at how light but sturdy it is! I can easily fit it in my cocoon iPad bag in the zippered pocket that holds the cocoon with the charger and the camera kit.
The two rings shown here are for holding your ear bud headphones. I took the set I had set aside for use with my iPad and after opening the padprop, I immediately put them in the slot provided and anchored them down.
Next, I examined the back of the box. I don't throw out my tech boxes for quite a while. This one, I may cut the directions out and keep them. I like the way the box shows people using the padprop with their iPad. When this appears in stores, it will be easy for potential customers to see what the purpose of this device is and how lightweight it is.
I was concerned that the padprop would be hard to get off and on with the rubbery case that I use on my iPad. But, it slides nicely over up and down on the sides. My husband took this photo of me using it while seated on the couch. Using it while seated (or lying on my side) is making my use of my iPad much more enjoyable. I have already read a whole book!
Later, I took it back over to my kitchen area and worked on using the iPad to begin learning Keynote. I am still adjusting to using the iPad with the padprop in the landscape orientation but when I want to use it in the portrait position by using my BookGem holder (which I primarily use for my nook or for holding print books open.)
The customer support for this product was excellent. Perhaps soon, it will be available to purchase from the USA version of Amazon.com. I bought mine directly from the padprop site and paid for it using Paypal. The price, dependent on the currency exchange rate, is about $20 to $25 US dollars.
I took it to my daughter's house and my son-in-law played Angy Birds for a long time while standing up using the padprop on his table. He pronounced it a hit!
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