Not only does this stand hold and display your iPad/ iPad 2 at the perfect viewing level, it also charges your your iPad, so it's ready to go when you are! When your iPad is in need of a recharge simply dock into the stand and use the included USB/ DC cable. Turn ON the stand to charge and the front of the stand illuminates blue. When your done charging and feel like watching your fave videos simply turn the stand OFF and rotate the swiveling dock connection and place in a landscape mode. The stand is perfect for FaceTime, multimedia viewing, browsing the interweb or whatever you love to use your iPad/ iPad 2 for!