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CLOSER LOOK UNCOMMONGOODS.COM > ONLINE MARKETPLACE WORDS BY CLAUDIA PAREDES Find the unique accessories for your Apple devices all under one site. is an online marketplace that offers creatively designed high-quality merchandise at affordable prices. In addition, it has a wide array of products perfect for any special occasion. "At UncommonGoods, we believe that creativity and the expression of individuality represent two great human treasures," says the UncommonGoods team. UncommonGoods was founded in 1999, and since then, it has created a business that brings uncommon goods to everyone. Personalizing your electronic devices has never been easier. Find products made by up-and-coming artists and designers. You will be surprised at all the unique gadgets you will find. Plus, many of the items featured on their website are handmade goods, and come with interesting stories about each product. Finding the right product becomes an entertaining, convenient, and uncommon experience. What if there was a way to mix today's technology with a classic device? Typing on an iPad is not always the easiest to do. Some of us would still like to feel the texture and hear the sound keys make. The USB Typewriter brings back the thrill that came from using a one. It melds the new with the once obsolete, creating a unique experience. Simply plug the USB Typewriter into any USB-capable device and use it like a regular keyboard. Be ready to take a trip to the past, the click clacks of the keys, the zip and ring sound of a new line, are now part of today's most technologically advanced device: the iPad. In addition, now this typewriter has the functions of a modern keyboard: crtl, alt, esc and arrow keys. Finding the right speakers for your electronic devices is not always easy. Now, amplify the sound of your favorite tunes on-the-go with the Mini Wooden Speakers. Made from zebrawood and bamboo casing, these small speakers will definitely get any party started. With a mighty big sound, and a volume booster amplifier, the Mini Wooden speakers are powered by battery commonly used in cell phones. Plus charge it with a USB cable via your computer. This is the perfect portable sounds system. Looking for a different type of speaker? The Ceramic Speaker is what you need. Designed by Joey Roth, these speakers are meant to get noticed not only by their sound, but they their classy appearance. It is made with porcelain and cork enclosures, it has custom made drivers and a Tripath amplifier. Expose the true sound of your music with its high-resolution nuance and depth. And if you were looking for speakers with a little more personality, then the Dancing Lion Speakers are the ones for you. This lion will dance and lip sync along to your favorite music. But what if you wanted to keep your music to yourself? The Crochet Headphones are not only charming and have a vintage look, but they are also handmade by Traci Medeiros-Bagan. They are the perfect way to make a fashion statement while listening to your favorite tunes. Personalizing your devices and finding unique products is what UncommonGoods is all about, and the iPad Book Case – Fairytales e-reader is that and more. Handmade by traditional bookbinders in England, this cover not only protects your device but also comes with the design of your favorite hardcover classics. Now you can take your iPhone on-the-go, and be hands-free. Designed by Brad Leong, Danny Fukuba, and Sam Gordon, the Oona is a user-friendly device that uses strong suction pads to stick your phone pretty much on anything. You can use this device as a tripod, or dock for your smartphone. This summer, when you go biking have your iPhone at your fingertips, and not in your pocket. The iPhone iCrew mount lets you use your iPhone while you bike. Now you can access GPS maps, and use dashboard apps to display your speed and distanced travelled. You can even record you journeys. This device has a thick silicone outer shell and a screen cover that protects it from the rain or shocks. Plus it's easy to detach once your journey is complete. Visit and discover what you are missing. In addition, all their merchandise is produced without harm to animals and look for the green recycled icon throughout their website for products made of recycled materials. UncommonGoods donates a portion of each order to your choice of nonprofit organizations: American Forests, City Harvest, Women for Women International and the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN). 79 MacDirectory

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