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Casing the iPad 2

ClamCase functions as a Bluetooth QWERTY keyboard, hard-shell case, and stand for the iPad 2. It comes with cutouts for the iPad’s speakers and camera. When the case is opened or closed, integrated magnets awaken or put the tablet to sleep. Available in both black and white, the ClamCase for iPad2 costs $149.

Get more information at or call (800) 939-0335.

Property Management Primer

Principles of Real Estate Management is written for property management veterans and newcomers alike. Published by the Institute of Real Estate Management, the book explains the unique challenges of managing apartments, office, retail, and mixed-use developments and provides tips on how to use social media to market properties and recruit staff. The book also covers the government’s role in real estate and the effects of the recent economic downturn. The 16th edition of Principles of Real Estate Management costs $49.95 for IREM members and $59.95 for nonmembers.

For more information, visit or call (800) 338-4736.

Arbitration with an App

Dictate notes, upload photos, and create property reports with Rent Pro, a property management app. After creating an online account, landlords, property managers, and tenants can access the multimedia information stored on Imfuna’s secured cloud. When it’s time for a tenant to move out, the app generates a before-and-after report to help prevent or settle any disputes. The Rent Pro app costs $1.99. The first five reports are free, and each additional report costs $9.50.

Contact Imfuna at or (866) 306-0484.

Find Your Luggage

Naftali’s easy2pick Wireless Luggage Finder helps travelers locate their luggage in crowded baggage claim areas. The device includes electronic bag tags and a corresponding key chain, which beeps when the tags are within 90 feet. The device also can be used to find misplaced keys as long as the key chain already is activated. The Wireless Luggage Finder costs $39.95.

Contact Naftali at or call (305) 653-1335.

Get onto Google’s Cloud

The Samsung Chromebook Series 5 is a 3.3-pound laptop powered by Google’s Chrome browser. The browser takes the place of a traditional laptop’s operating system, and all files and program are accessed via the Internet. Chromebook users can choose from 5,000 Web applications, and all personal files are stored in the cloud and accessed through the user’s Google account. Equipped with an internal Wi-Fi and 3G modem, the device costs $499.99. A Wi-Fi only version is available for $429.99.

Get more information at or call (800) 726-7864.


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