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Sunday
Dec022012

Henge Docks Clique - Apple Bluetooth Keyboard and Trackpad holder

I've got three video review projects on the go at the moment and all of them seem to be getting increasingly more complicated each day. So to give myself a break, I've decided to create a quick and easy video instead. 

This is a video about a simple product that does it's job perfectly. The Clique from Henge Docks. It's an Apple Bluetooth Keyboard and Magic Trackpad holder. In my opinion it's an essential purchase for anyone who is planning on using a Mac Mini as a HTPC. It's the closest thing possible to an Apple made all-in-one HTPC keyboard and trackpad. 

Now back to editing those other more difficult videos…perhaps there is a video reviewers equivalent of writers block?

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Reader Comments (3)

Hi T.M. another great review! I had ordered a Henge-Dick some time ago and
was excited to receive it. Their was a problem though. I require a Keyboard
overlay that has LARGE TYPE. It makes it easy for me to see the Letters
on the KB without glasses. The way the KB and TP fit "inside" of the Henge-Dock
makes it impossible to use my LARGE TYPE overlay. So it collects dust.
The original KB joiner you showed at the top of your video may solve my
problem. BTW, The LARGE TYPE overlay is from KB Covers. I use the
Black cover with Large White Type. I'm not sure if its stil made in Black.
The LARGE TYPE overlay I ordered for my MacBook Air was Clear with
Black Keys and Large White Type.

December 2, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterbillib

You can pick up the Twelve South Magic Wand in Apple shops...it sounds like it will resolve your problem.

December 2, 2012 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Hmm.. for a moment there I read it as cup holder and not trackpad holder :)

December 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTobbe

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