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#122: Best in Showroom | January 2010 (Happy New Year!)


Happy New Year!

2-0-1-0-! I can’t believe it! Happy New Year to everyone! We had a very busy holiday season in both of our retail locations—and it’s continuing to stay busy through the start of the New Year! We’re excited to break in 2010 with all of our loyal customers and embark on new relationships with new patrons!

>With the New Year among us, I wanted to take a minute to introduce one of my new favorite products of 2010! The juicetray by Flying Cherry is a laptop stand that you can take on the go! It acts as a stand when you need to be stationary at your desk -but helps protect your Mac while you’re carrying it in your bag! You put your Mac into your Hammerhead neoprene sleeve and then tuck it into the back of the juicetray stand (there is a little lip that holds your Mac in place) this gives you maximum protection in your bag.

Then when you get to your desk, home, or wherever, you pull out the juicetray with your Mac and put your laptop on the juicetray stand and type away. For $39.99, you can’t beat the universal juicetray! I love this thing because it allows for maximum comfort with the laptop being raised a bit and helps one be as ergonomically correct as possible. The aluminum stand has small holes all over it to allow air to flow to your Mac so it won’t heat up! But my favorite part is that the juicetray is made out of aluminum, so it’s recyclable and has very minimal packaging—all which we like to see at Small Dog!

If you don’t have a neoprene sleeve for your Mac, pair up a Hammerhead Sleeve with the juicetray for $49.99. Another reason to praise this cool, new invention is that it originated in Johnson, Vermont! Keep it local!!

I hope this New Year brings you all peace and happiness!

-Katie and the Small Dog South Burlington Team!

MiLi Products Arrive at Small Dog!
By Katie Wilhite

We are very excited to have MiLi join the Small Dog line up! The MiLi line ranges from iPhone 3G/3GS Power Pack, to Crystal External Batteries for iPod/iPhone, to iPhone/iPod Pocket Pal AC Adapters, to Leather Cases for the iPhone or iPod Touch.

The MiLi line brings in a more professional side to iPod and iPhone accessories, which many of our customers were looking for. Come in and check out the new line up!

New Flash Drives from HAMMERHEAD!
By Katie Wilhite

We have just brought in a new line up of USB Flash Drives by Vermont’s HAMMERHEAD!

These are by far my new favorite drives. They are not only priced well at $19.99 for a 4GB Flash Drive, but they also are unique and come with some character!

Available in a Bicycle, Firetruck, Yellow Cab, TekGirl, Snowboard, iPhone, Vermont, Guitar shapes, as well as our very own Imelda mascot.

You can find the right USB Flash Drive for anyone! These are PC and Mac compatible—as well as USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 compatible. These drives are also backed up with a 1-year warranty through HAMMERHEAD.

Tavo Glove Review
By Jeremiah Johnson, S. Burlington Assistant Manager

Now that it is getting colder out and there is more of the white stuff on the ground, I have been thinking about getting some gloves to walk around town in. Recently at Small Dog we received a set of gloves that allow you to use your iPod touch or iPhone without taking your gloves off. They are the New Tavo Gloves with playpoint technology.

The Tavo Gloves use a special technology called playpoint to allow an iPod touch or iPhone to be used without taking the gloves off. The special fingertips on your pointer and thumb allow you to control your iPod while keeping you hands arm and protected. The wind-resistant fleece is is great when your trying to send an email in the -30 degree weather in good ol’ Vermont! The other fingers have a silicone texture for enhanced grip and control.

The $29.99 price tag is right on for an all around glove for the winter season. The Tavo gloves are available in Small, Medium, and Large.

Speck Cases for Unibody White MacBook
By Katie Wilhite

Over the Holidays one of the biggest requests was Speck SeeThru cases for the new Unibody MacBooks, which we did not have in stock after selling out quickly. However, they just landed again at both of our retail stores!

We currently have in clear and pink for the SeeThru hard shell cases, and black for the Speck SeeThru Satin hard shell case.

Personally, I just got a white Unibody MacBook and have been waiting for these to land! I have always used Speck products on my laptops to keep them looking clean and to prevent scratches. The new white MacBooks tend to get a bit dirty on the bottom rubber, so these cases from Speck will eliminate that problem!

They also serve as great protection for your laptop. When I have had Speck cases on my Macs before, I just put them right in the laptop sleeve of my TimBuk2 Messenger bags and didn’t have to worry about protection. I highly recommend this product to anyone with a Mac laptop!


Product of the Month: RapCap

Save $5 on Chill Pill Audio RapCap with the Coupon Below!

Pair this RapCap with your iPod Classic, iPod Touch 2G/3G, iPod Nano 4G/5G, or iPhone to record voice memos! Now $9.99

January 2010 Class Schedule

Absolute Mac Basics
Sunday 1/03 South Burlington
Saturday 1/23 Waitsfield

Mac Basics: Level Two
Sunday 1/10 South Burlington
Saturday 1/30 Waitsfield

Please Note: Classes are from 5:15pm unitl€“ 6:45pm.

Sign up here!

Save 33% on the Winston by Crumpler

Carry around your PowerBook 15” MacBook Pro 15” in style with this Winston Bag by Crumpler! Now only $19.99!

iWork $30 Mail In Rebate

Buy a new Mac with iWork and get a $30 mail in rebate! Now through January 18th, 2010!

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January Coupon

RapCap is compatible with iPod nano 4G/5G, iPhone 3G/3GS, iPod touch 2G/3G, and iPod Classic!