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10 Beautiful Stands for your New iPad

By Joe Seifi

Looking for a dock, stand, frame, or other accessories to display your new iPad on your desk?

Check out these top 10 beautiful and professional options for displaying your iPad for top designers. Some of them are still being produced, and some are available for purchase.

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Griffin A-Frame Tabletop Stand for iPad Price: $49.99

The heavy aluminum stand swings open to hold your iPad upright, in either portrait or landscape view ... perfect for watching video, or viewing pictures. Or close the legs and lay the stand down to hold your iPad at the perfect angle to use it for desk- or table-top surfing, reading or gaming. Soft silicone cradles your iPad and accommodates the iPad's dock/sync cable. Designed to accommodate Griffin's flexible and hard-shell cases and many others.

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The iPad DODOcase Price: $49.95

The limited first edition iPad DODOcase is inspired by the Moleskine journals of our favorite artists. Made by hand in San Francisco CA using traditional book binding techniques the DODOcase brings a classic look to protecting your iPad. A perfect blend of the traditional feel of a book with the technological power of the iPad.

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IPDK Price: $44.99

Shatterproof polycarbonate and shock resistant black rubber hybrid case for iPad. Includes kickBACK case, ultra-clear screen protector and a microfiber cleaning cloth. Hinged kickstand for convenient widescreen and vertical viewing as well as low-angle typing. Polycarbonate and rubber hybrid case provides unmatched protection and shock resistance. Integrated traction nubs provide grip on flat surfaces

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BookArc for iPad Price: $39.99

BookArc for iPad gives you a choice of four different positions. In work mode, iPad sits at an angle in both portrait and landscape positions, and provides access to the home button. In storage mode” iPad sits upright in both portrait and landscape positions, perfect for charging and using your iPad as a stylish photo frame. No matter what position you're in, you always have access to the charging port.

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LUXA2 H4 Price: $?

LUXA2 H4, is an e-book holder made of solid aluminum with a sleek and chic design tailor-made for the Apple iPad and other e-book readers. With firm and strong bottom, 6 supporting arms with rubber pins, and silicone pad design, it is the best holder to read, browse and play with iPad. It holds, You Play.

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Macally VIEWSTAND for iPad Price: $49.99

Orgonomically designed to improve typing & viewing comfort / Offers various viewing orientation & angles / Sleek design to match your iPad. Ergonomically designed to improve typing and viewing comfort. Offers various viewing orientation and angles. Sleek design to match your iPad. Supports vertical and horizontal viewing. Durable Aluminum Body With Scratch Prove Thermo Polyurethane Coating

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Joule Ipad Stand Price: $129.99

Designed With Both Landscape and Portrait Modes in mind. Introducing the new "Joule" work stand for your iPad.
It's stable solid base has a simple, clean, and elegant design that enhances your iPad and makes it easier to use.
Unlike most stands, the Joule won't tip over when using the iPad's touch screen.  Allowing you to better utilize your iPad on your deskop or kitchen counter top. 
CNC machined in the USA from solid aluminum, the Joule comes in a brilliant polished finish or a black anodized coating. Custom coatings and laser engraved graphics are available.

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Skadoosh by Jadu Price: $?

The Skadoosh iPad stand's innovative design incorporates lightweight aluminum strength, a flip out support, and a push button lock to hold your iPad at any angle. The Skadoosh iPad stand is the perfect accessory to stand your pad. Hold down the button on the front of the stand and adjust the iPad to the optimal angle. Releasing the button locks it right where you need it. Use the touch screen abilities of the iPad confident that the Skadoosh iPad stand will hold it solid.

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The iPad iFrame dock Price: $49.99

Easily slide your iPad in this frame dock to charge and display your photos, movies or app. Put in on your night table, work desk or living room to display your iPad in landscape or portrait mode while still charging it. A unique system allows you to easily slide your iPad in the dock in either landscape or portrait mode. A sturdy frame holds your iPad securely without damaging it. It just as easily slides out.

iPad Stand Hacks

If you're looking for something cheap and dirty to hold your iPad up at a viewable angle while you work, consider buying any old "copyholder" or "book stand" that you can find online for really cheap. I personally picked up a couple of these $7 stands from Amazon.

iPad Stand Hack
ROLODEX Nestable Wire Mesh Freestanding Desktop Copyholder Price: $6.99

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Acrylic Easel Book Holder Rack Stand Price: $14.99

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Do it yourself, save money and less time waiting around... Simple iPad Stand Price: A few bucks or whatever

A small stand suitable useful for things like watching movies on the iPad. Made of three pieces of 1/4" (6mm) acrylic. The pieces friction-fit together and the stand can be quickly broken down and set up, so it's easy to toss in a bag.

Know of any others? Have ideas for using existing products as iPad stands?

Let me know.

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