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Disguise your iPad as an Apple II

Give your iPad an early Apple retro look with the iStation stand. Choose between white or faux wood finishes depending on whether you dig the Apple II or the Apple I.

It's like 1980 all over again. M.I.C Store

Just because your iPad is sleek and modern doesn't mean it has to stay that way. Nothing says "retro" quite like a charmingly chunky faux wood tablet stand.

The iStation from M.I.C Store comes with either a woodgrain or glossy pearl white finish over a plywood body.

iStation white stand
Does this look more like an Apple II or an Apple III? (Click to enlarge.) M.I.C Store

Load up your iPad into the white iStation, squint, and pretend that you're using an Apple II. It also bears some resemblance to the blocky Apple III design that came out in 1980.

Choose the the wood finish and pretend you have an even more vintage Apple I, just like grandma used to compute with.

The $85.90 dock comes stocked with a removable Bluetooth keyboard and stereo speakers with a subwoofer. It's compatible with iPad, iPad 2, and iPhone 4 and 4S. A USB port lets you charge your device.

The iStation would fit in well with an iPad accessory collection that includes the Atari joystick and BookBook's vintage book cover. This could boost your geek hipster cred astronomically.

(Via Technabob)