It's a sad fact of life for tablet manufacturers looking to produce slim, portable devices that when it comes speakers, bigger is usually better - which is why so many people prefer to opt for headphones when using the devices rather than the decidedly lackluster in-built speakers found in most tablets. But if you're looking to use an iPad to provide some tunes at a get together, show off a game to friends, or just annoy your fellow passengers on public transport then Logitech's Tablet Speaker for iPad might provide the extra audio grunt you're looking for.

With a tubular form-factor that clips onto the back of an iPad by way of a rubberized clip designed to not scratch your iDevice, the Logitech unit won't do much for your iPad's slim lines, but it should provide an improvement to the iPad's built-in speakers. The Tablet Speaker won't drain your iPad's battery either as it packs its own rechargeable battery that provides up to eight hours of audio depending on use and can be recharged via USB.

The Logitech Tablet Speaker for iPad, which comes with a soft travel case, is expected to be released next month and will retail for 39.99 euro (approx. USD$57).

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