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How Protective Accessories Can Prolong the Life of Your iPad

No matter how sturdy, versatile or perfectly protected your iPad is, the risk of getting it damaged beyond repair with a single drop on a hard surface still exists. If you want to protect your valuable electronic companion from unfortunate accidents, unnecessary bumps and scratches, consider buying a protective case for it. There are attractive and fun designs on the market to choose from and all of these accessories can keep your pricey gadget safe from harm at all times.

Here are some of the most important benefits you will enjoy through the selection of protective iPad accessories.

The main advantage of iPad covers and cases is the ability to protect your expensive device from damage caused by falls, scrapes or knocks. Because of the wide range of shock absorbing materials used in case manufacturing, these accessories offer high level of defense against damages that can potentially render your tablet unusable.

Statistics show that buyers who have purchased protective iPad cases experience fewer problems resulting from accidental damage. These statistics prove the fact that investing in a high-quality casing is one of the best ways to prolong the life of your favorite device.

While covers protect the front of your tablet, cases have the added benefit of covering its sides and back, as well.

Besides protecting your tablet from accidental damage, high-end iPad cases provide great functionality and various useful features that can increase the value of your electronics. And who doesn’t love having an extra functionality added to their favorite gadgets, right?

While back in the day most case models were designed in a way that prevented the user from utilizing some of the tablet features unless the case was removed, today, the picture is completely different. Most iPad case manufacturers focus their efforts on making protective accessories that allow you to use all functions, as well as to take advantage of new ones.

Some iPad covers come with a physical keyboard that transforms your tablet into a handy notebook. Others provide holders that, when folded, turn into a convenient stand for your tablet. The list goes on and on.

Protective casing also allows you to customize your tablet, making it stand out from the crowd. If you’re looking for ways to tweak the design of your iPad to reflect your personality or to just change its default look, casing is the way to go. Thousands of different designs are available for you to choose among, which gives you incredible self-expression opportunities.

Selecting the right iPad cover may be a confusing and time consuming task, especially with all the shells, sleeves, play-through cases and flip-style covers available on the market. When shopping for protective casing, remember that choosing the cheapest or most expensive model is not necessarily your best bet. Look for an accessory that provides good protection, looks and functionality at a reasonable price.

Upcoming BMW Models Blend Efficiency with Classic Sporting Power

BMW is a company that has always led the pack when it comes to innovative automobiles. From their early advancements in safety and mass production, to success in Formula 1, the pinnacle of motorsport, BMW is a brand that commands respect in the industry, and appeal from the buying public.

Looking ahead to what BMW will bring in the near future, is always interesting. In the past, BMW has been known for luxury, power, and an exciting driving experience. Today, they are diversifying, especially into green vehicles with small carbon footprints. This doesn’t mean that enthusiasts need to worry that BMW is going ‘soft’. Their future portfolio will include advanced electric cars, but they are still heavily invested in the internal combustion engine.


The BMW 330e

The ‘e’ in the model name should give something away about this vehicle. The 3 series is a line of award winning cars from BMW. They have bridged the gap between affordability and luxury, but they haven’t exactly been showcase models to display the best of what BMW can do. With the 330e, that will all change. This model will be a hybrid saloon car that makes the best of a gasoline engine, along with a rechargeable electric motor.

When it comes to power, the figures are impressive. The combination of the engine and motor will produce almost 250hp, with a respectable 310 lb-ft of torque. This should mean that it is as capable on city roads as it is on the open highway. BMW states that it will be able to do a 0 -60mph sprint in just 5.9 seconds.

Bringing high tech innovation, BMW will offer a smartphone app that can display battery levels remotely, so you could check how much power you have remaining, even from behind your desk. The battery can be recharged from a household power outlet.

The benefit of an electric car is that it can save you money when it comes to gas, while also reducing emissions. The BMW 330e will use its onboard computer to calculate your route and automatically switch between the electric motor and gasoline engine. For city driving, the car will operate almost silently.

To top it off, the interior will feature an interactive display unit which gives graphic energy readouts, detailing consumption, and remaining energy store.


The Upcoming BMW M2

Proving that they haven’t abandoned the high performance segment of the market, BMW plans to release the all new M2. Set to replace the 1M coupe, the M2 will provide head turning looks, exciting driving, and 365 horsepower from an engine that will take the car from 0 – 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds. Showing that they have enthusiasts in mind, the M2 will come with a 6 speed manual gearbox, which is something that many drivers have missed on modern cars. All the components on the vehicle have been designed to be lightweight, which improves efficiency. This might be a high performance, gasoline engine vehicle, but it doesn’t mean that BMW isn’t committed to reducing emissions and fuel consumption.

The Future of BMW is Bright

Whether you’re a performance enthusiast who wants a luxury European car with sporty styling and handling, or you need a more sensible family saloon with hybrid electric technology, BMW will have you covered in the near future. Their approach to new vehicle design is the perfect compromise between an industry that is shifting towards alternate power methods, and a market that still demands classic BMW performance.