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05-01-2012, 07:21 PM #1
Best Buy Accidentally Leaks New Solar Powered Logitech iPad Case
The always competent folks at Best Buy may have prematurely leaked an interesting solar powered Logitech iPad accessory.
The leak appears to confirm rumors that Logitech has been working on a solar-powered new iPad case. The leaked case showed up as a listing Best Buy’s website and has since been removed.
The listing looked incredibly real according to Mashable and outlined an iPad case that comes with a built-in, solar-powered keyboard. The keyboard charges in “direct light, and features 121 keys including dedicated Internet and media keys. Sadly the case does not appear to charge the iPad at all. Still, the rechargeable solar battery is a nice addition considering similar Bluetooth keyboard accessories and cases are known for their short battery lives.
The case weighs in at 15.9 ounces and will set buyers back $129.99. This is assuming the listing was real, and will return when Logitech makes a more formal announcement for the product.
05-01-2012, 11:32 PM #2
Solar power is wonderful.
But. Im not sure.
I'd want my iPad.
In the sun.
05-02-2012, 01:52 AM #3
dang man right when i buy a zagg folio this is going to come out this looks pimp
05-02-2012, 02:23 AM #4
another "accidental leak"
05-02-2012, 04:52 AM #5
05-02-2012, 07:11 AM #6
SOlar powered or light powered. difference is big.
05-02-2012, 08:26 AM #7
awwww. i was thinking it charged the ipad itself too; still pretty cool that it charges the keyboard so you dont have to worry about it.
im still waiting for my portenzo case to get shipped that i ordered over a month ago :-/
05-02-2012, 11:41 AM #8
I am using a Logitech light powered keyboard right now, model # K750.
Basically going to be the same thing using light to charge the keyboard and communicate with iPad through bluetooth. This is not just solar powered, just a decent light source enough to read a book is enough to charge the keyboard. Think of it like those "solar powered" calculator expanded to keyboard size.
05-02-2012, 06:47 PM #9
The always competent folks at Best Buy
05-02-2012, 11:31 PM #10
05-15-2012, 12:39 AM #11
Hello Friends !!!!!!!!
Solar power is wonderful. But I am not sure. I would want my iPad. Sitting. In the sun. Much love.
This is nice attempt at ripping on best buy.
And this is not just solar powered.