Rain Design unveiled the iRest stand for Apple iPad, winning a Best of Show award at the recent Macworld Expo 2011. It is the first tablet stand designed specifically for use on the lap to free your hand for a comfortable viewing and typing experience on the couch. The iRest stand is available now.

Features

# Versatility and Portability
The iRest also functions as a stunning and stable desktop stand. The cushions can be detached to reduce its footprint in desktop mode. The stand folds flat for portability and storage.

# The stand has cutouts for the dock connector and speaker, and can accommodate regular iPad cases. Generous padding keeps the iPad safe from scratches.

# Compatibility
The iRest works with the iPad and tablets with a thickness less than 0.47 inches (1.2 cm).

# Pricing and Availability
Rain Design’s iRest Lap Stand (#10035) is now available at http://www.raindesigninc.com/irest.html for a suggested retail price of US$49.90.

# The iRest also features soft foam cushions that rest on the lap and a torque hinge that makes it easy to adjust the angle up to 60 degrees.