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  • ION Scratch2GO DJ controller pads for iPad
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    ION Scratch2GO DJ controller pads for iPad

    By 7 January 2013

    DJing on the iPad is becoming a bit of a thing, it seems. A device that you wouldn't think would be ideal for such a high-pressure job seems to have been adopted quite widely, be it as storage that fits into some DJ decks, or as a standalone DJ mixing...

  • GoPro HD Hero 2 vs. Ion Air Pro: Who is action cam king?
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    GoPro HD Hero 2 vs. Ion Air Pro: Who is action cam king?

    By 12 April 2012

    GoPro currently rules the roost when it comes to action cameras. The little silver boxes are being put to use by broadcasters and extreme sports enthusiasts in places where normal video cameras just wouldn't survive.  Capable of shooting high-quality,...

  • iCade Jnr coming for iPhone arcade gaming
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    iCade Jnr coming for iPhone arcade gaming

    By 9 January 2012

    The massive success of the iCade iPad arcade cabinet has prompted manufacturer Ion Audio into adding to the range, including an iCade Core arcade style controller, the iCade Mobile controller case for iPhone and a mini version of the original, the iCade...

  • Ion Pics2Go scans photos and slides straight to iPhone
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    Ion Pics2Go scans photos and slides straight to iPhone

    By 9 January 2012

    Pics2Go, a forthcoming device from the maker of the iCade iPad arcade cabinet, Ion Audio, allows users to scan photos directly to their iPhone 4 or 4S handsets. Better still, for those who have slide transparencies or negative strips lying around can...

  • iCade Mobile turns your iPhone into a PSP... sort of (pictures)
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    iCade Mobile turns your iPhone into a PSP... sort of (pictures)

    By 9 January 2012

    We've seen a few gamepad accessories for the iPhone in the past, one being the Gametel Bluetooth adaptor we've previously played with, but the iCade Mobile is the first that allows the phone or iPod touch to be swivelled around for either landscape...

  • Ion Audio Guitar Apprentice turns your iPad into an axe (pictures)
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    Ion Audio Guitar Apprentice turns your iPad into an axe (pictures)

    By 9 January 2012

    Ion Audio, the maker of the iCade iPad arcade machine, has crafted a full size guitar accessory that houses an iPad. It then, using apps such as GarageBand, allows you to play virtual axe tunes with the addition of real frets. Better still, the frets...

  • Ion Piano Apprentice iPad keyboard lets you take on keyboard cat
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    Ion Piano Apprentice iPad keyboard lets you take on keyboard cat

    By 11 October 2011

    Ion, the company behind a series of wacky iPhone and iPad contraptions like the iCade, has come up with a new one - the Piano Apprentice. The new 25-key piano promises to teach you how to play the piano once you plug in your iPad and download the specific...

  • iPhone gets musical with Ion iDiscover piano bolt-on
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    iPhone gets musical with Ion iDiscover piano bolt-on

    By 12 January 2010

    Ion, the company behind the USB turntable is keen to allow people to do more with their iPhone than make calls it seems with a new piano bolt-on announced at CES in Las Vegas. The iDiscover Keyboard enables users to place their iPhone or iPod touch into...

  • iPhone gets physical QWERTY keyboard
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    iPhone gets physical QWERTY keyboard

    By 9 January 2010

    The Apple iPhone has got a full-size physical QWERTY keyboard thanks to a new accessory from Ion. Ion has turned its efforts to a new accessory that gives you the power to type considerably quicker than using the on-screen offering. The catch, there...

  • Ion iType for iPhone takes communcation back a few years
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    Ion iType for iPhone takes communcation back a few years

    By 8 January 2010

    In one of the more bizarre moves you'll see at CES 2010, the iPhone has been given it's own full QWERTY keyboard. ION, of luxury USB drum kit fame, is showing off the ZX Spectrum meets Palm Foleo device which is essentially a desktop dock for the popular...

  • Samsung N130, N140 and N510 netbooks
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    Samsung N130, N140 and N510 netbooks

    By 30 September 2009

    There's nothing wildly spectacular about the looks of the refresh to the Samsung N-series netbooks but then there isn't supposed to be. The tech giant has affordability in mind with the N130 and N140 which are designed to take over from the popular NC10....

  • HP Mini 311 netbook debuts, packs Nvidia ION chip
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    HP Mini 311 netbook debuts, packs Nvidia ION chip

    By 15 September 2009

    While rumours have suggested the launch of the HP Envy, HP has snuck out a new netbook on Tuesday sporting an Nvidia ION chipset. The new HP Mini netbook, which will be branded under the Compaq name in the UK, will be an 11.6-inch netbook called the HP...

  • Ion I Profile converts your Beatles vinyl to iPod
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    Ion I Profile converts your Beatles vinyl to iPod

    By 9 September 2009

    If you are a true fan of The Beatles, the will-they won't-they saga about the entire collection appearing on iTunes won't interest you: you've already got them on vinyl, which we all know, is the purists only format. Ion are throwing you a lifeline with...

  • Ion Drum Rocker - First Look  review
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    Ion Drum Rocker - First Look review

    By 8 September 2009

    You've broken your foot pedal again, after stomping through "Ace of Spades" one too many times. Sellotape is holding up your green snare drum, and you're pining for your crash cymbal hits to actually feel like you're battering a sheet of metal. The Rock...

  • Samsung N510, N130 N140 netbooks debut at IFA
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    Samsung N510, N130 N140 netbooks debut at IFA

    By 5 September 2009

    Samsung has announced three new N series laptops at IFA in Berlin, Germany as it continues to push to dominate the netbook market. The new models, all due to ship in the next couple of weeks will be the Ion powered N510, as well as the N130 and N140....

  • Point of View launches Mobii ION netbook
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    Point of View launches Mobii ION netbook

    By 21 July 2009

    Point of View is known for its Nvidia-based graphics cards, but it now seems like they’re getting ready to break in to the competitive netbook market with an Nvidia ION based netbook. We saw this specific model at Computex last month, although it was...

  • Lenovo S12 goes on sale in US
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    Lenovo S12 goes on sale in US

    By 25 June 2009

    The Lenovo S12, one of the first netbooks with the new Nvidia ION graphics chip has gone on sale in the US for $500. The new Nvidia chip, already used in Acer's AspireRevo will mean the netbook can and will offer 1080p high definition video playback as...

  • ECS crams ION nettop into Chinese vase
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    ECS crams ION nettop into Chinese vase

    By 3 June 2009

    Of all the wacky kind of things you see at trade shows, Computex always brings some of the biggest surprises. This year it was ECS who managed to fit an ION system into a Chinese vase. The system itself isn’t so remarkable, as it uses a single core...