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The Week in iPad Cases: Black keys

It’s once again the time of week when we take a peek at what’s new in the world of protective accessories for your iPad. In this installment, you’ll find the usual array of cases for the fashion conscious, but you'll also see a case for the audio lovers out there.

The Week in iPad Cases

It’s once again the time of week when we take a peek at what’s new in the world of protective accessories for your iPad.

In this installment, you’ll find the usual array of cases for the fashion conscious, but you'll also see a case for the audio lovers out there.

Etsy

If you’re into handmade artisanal products and Japanese animation, this Totoro Sleeve (iPad mini; $28) is sure to catch your attention.

In addition to being inspired by Studio Ghibli’s beloved troll, the sleeve features two layers of felt to keep your tablet protected during transport.

GripSense

The GripSense (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $50 to $70) is made from soft TPU material and features a couple of big, comfortable handles the sides, making it easier to keep a tight grip on your iPad.

The GripSense comes in two variants—one with a cover—and is available in blue, purple, green, yellow, pink, or black.

iSkin

The Solo FX (iPad mini; $40) aims to protect with style, with a slim, durable, and form-fitting construction that offers excellent scratch and bump protection in addition to enhancing your grip on your iPad mini.

The Solo FX is available in black, blue, red, purple, or violet, and it comes with a high-impact screen protector for all-around safety.

iWalk

The Smart Cover Grip (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $25) is designed to work alongside Apple’s Smart Cover to provide complete wraparound protection for your tablet.

Built from a special material and designed to fit perfectly with the official Apple cover, the case is available in black, white, red, blue, or green.

Kubxlab

The AmpJacket (iPad mini; $40) features special audio channels that guide the iPad mini’s sound output toward you, amplifying its volume without requiring external power and without distortion.

Available in white, black, or grey, the case integrates with Apple’s Smart Cover and provides protection for the back of your tablet.

New Trent

The Airbender (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $60) features a clamshell construction that protects your tablet and hosts a low-profile wireless Bluetooth keyboard built especially for comfort and compactness.

The case also doubles as a stand, and is compatible with the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake mechanism.

Sena

The Vettra (iPad mini; $70) features a leather, book-binding-style design that allows the case to double as a viewing stand at multiple viewing angles in landscape orientation.

The case is compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, comes in black, red, or white, and includes opening for all the tablet’s ports, buttons, and cameras.

STM

The Axis (all iPad models; $35) is a sleeve that keeps your iPad safe during transport and offers a bit of extra space for cables and accessories thanks to its external pockets.

Available in red, black, or teal, the Axis also features a water-resistant exterior, high-density cell padding, and a durable (and removable) shoulder strap.