The laptop mods keep coming but this one might be our favorite so far.

The new Crux Case Loaded comes with an extra battery and working bluetooth trackpad and will be available in July for $250. Older models without are a somewhat more reasonable $150.

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The Crux360™ is the worlds first clamshell-keyboard case that allows you to use the iPad® in a multitude of positions. It’s features an full bluetooth® keyboard. Great for entering large amounts of text for emails and word processing. In addition, the Crux360™ Features four modes:

  1. Laptop Mode, which allows use of the keyboard.
  2. Movie Mode, great for watching videos, playing games, or just surfing the internet.
  3. Tablet Mode, great for reading books or magazines.
  4. Carry Mode, when not in use the Crux360™ closes up and protects your iPad’s® screen from nicks and scratches.

The Crux360™ does all of this while still allowing you access to all the ports and buttons on the iPad®. The Crux360™ is great for students and road warriors who need the portability of the tablet computer and the functionality of a laptop.

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