Sena Keyboard Folio Case Turns iPad into A Netbook

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  1. Maura

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    Luxury leather case designer Sena Cases has come up with a leather case for the iPad that also incorporates an integrated Bluetooth keyboard, turning your iPad into a form of netbook.
    The case is made of premium leather, with cut-outs for play-thru functionality, and features an integrated recessed collapsible back stand. Inside, the case has a soft velvet protective lining, plus multiple pockets for cards etc, with the iPad held in place by a secure flap with snap closure.

    The integrated Bluetooth keyboard (V2.0) provides 45 hours of use, or 55 hours of standby time, and features function and sound/music control buttons. The keyboard is designed to be ergonomically sound with a low profile and soft buttons, and also has a water-resistant Silicone face. Charge and connectivity indicators are also built into the design.

    The Folio Keyboard Case for the Apple iPad is available to pre-order prior to its October 7th release date from Sena online here and at Apple Retail and Online Stores worldwide for a special pre-order price of $129.99.

    Source: Sena Cases
     
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    Why not buy a netbook?
     
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    Because you cant pull the screen out of a netbook and carry it around and use it without the keyboard. Unfortunately, this case doesn't give you file system access, USB access, or any of the things a netbook makes possible :)
     
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    Keyboard included?

    For that price, a keyboard should be included.
     
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    It does include keyboard.

    I was actually hoping there would a cheaper version that would accept the Apple wireless keyboard.



    Michael
     
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    Netbooks take ages to boot from cold, they run slowly and they don't sport an impressive battery life. Also, they don't often have a touch screen, and those that might double as touch screen tablets don't have nearly the impressive interface seen on an iPad.

    That's why I chose this over a netbook.
     
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    If I wanted a netbook I would buy a netbook...
     
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    but what if you wanted an iPad that had some of the functionality of a netbook?
     
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    How long will a netbook last when left on so you can get notified about new appointments, chat notifications, and whatnot? ;)

    The more I think about it, the more a netbook is not like my iPad.



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    Very cool, but a little pricey for me. I'll wait and see how it plays out first, and hope prices went down across the web.
     

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