Best iPad accessories

Air, Mini, or otherwise, these are the most useful accessories for your Apple tablet.

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Editors' note:Updated December 16, 2013, with three new accessories.

The iPad, while being astonishingly versatile, can't do everything. That's where peripherals come in. Maybe you want to connect a camera, stream audio or video to a TV or stereo, or write with a real keyboard. Or maybe you're just looking for a nice bag.

Here are some of the most useful iPad accessories I've found. Some work for both the iPad Mini and the new iPad Air; some work with just one; some are meant for older models. You might already own an iPad and are looking for a little stocking stuffer. Or, maybe you're looking for something to go with a new iPad you just got. Browse through these suggestions -- you may not need all of them, but they can come in awfully handy.

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