Without modern electronics, mankind would have limited access to Bach's symphonies, Hitchcock's films, and Bob Saget's dog and baby voice-overs. Outfit entertaining appliances with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of computer accessories and repairs at Computer Advantage in Sarasota.
The enthusiastic staff at Computer Advantage outfits visitors with helpful accessories and high-tech data machines. Like coal in the 1890s, an impressive lineup of Apple gear keeps sleek gadgets and laptops operating at maximum levels. The iRest ($49.95) keeps iPads perfectly propped up on laps or desks, and the OtterBox Defender series case ($49.95) guards iPhones from scratches, drops, and gangs of jealous desktop computers. A wide variety of useful apparatuses, such as a Brenthaven Prostyle MacBook Pro sleeve ($39.95) or a LaCie CooKey 16GB USB flash drive ($49.95), ensures doodads remain safe and easy to tote. In addition to equipping handheld devices with add-ons, Computer Advantage decks out home computers with vital supplements, such as the Volcano speaker by OrigAudio ($24.99 for one; $40 for two), finally allowing users to hear their electronic companion's Shakespearean dialect.