Start-Up Hatch & Co.
Delivers The Skinny
By Lisa Johnston On Nov 7 2011 - 6:01am
TAIPEI, TAIWAN —
Hatch & Co., a start-up
manufacturer based here, recently introduced
the Skinny, a keyboard case for the iPad 2.
The Skinny uses Bluetooth technology, and
it’s designed to automally wake up the iPad
when the case is opened. Closing the case
puts the iPad into sleep mode.
Features include home, volume and music
keys, four LED indicator lights, side grips to secure
the iPad and a two-week battery life. The
battery life is extended to six weeks when used
They Skinny measures 9.6 inches by 7.7
inches by 0.6 inches and weighs 10.4 ounces.
Two colors are offered: black with gray accents,
or white with brown accents. Suggested
retail is $89.99; it’s currently available on