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The Week in iPad Cases: Land ho!

One of the cases in this week’s roundup brings you a step closer to beautiful shores, while another helps you turn your iPad into a movie-making machine.

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Land ho!

One of the cases in this week’s roundup brings you a step closer to beautiful shores, while another helps you turn your iPad into a movie-making machine.

etsy mountaineer ipad
Etsy

The Mountaineer Map (iPad mini; $44) sports a detailed map of the Ligurian sea, home of some of Italy’s most colorful history and beautiful shores.

Made with a waterproof paper material combined with a polycarbonate shell, the case will appeal to all travelers who love this beautiful coastal area famous for the Cinqueterre region—and for being the birthplace of Christopher Columbus.

griffin survivorslim ipad
Griffin Technology

Designed for the education market, the Survivor Slim (iPad Air, price unavailable) is the successor to the popular Survivor case, and comes with more protection and less bulk.

The case is built to withstand shock, drops, vibrations, and rain to military specs; features a slimmer profile for easier transportation; and doubles as a viewing or typing stand in landscape orientation.

gumdrop custom ipad
Gumdrop Cases

The Custom Case (iPad Mini, 2, 3, 4 and iPad Air; $50) provides maximum protection and comes in over sixty-five different colour schemes.

The rugged case includes an integrated screen cover and offers easy access to all ports and buttons.

iographer mini ipad
Iographer

The Mini (iPad Mini; $65) is designed for the serious filmmaker, with its two handles designed to add stability while shooting video and stills.

Made of tough and durable material, the case is available in black, white, red, or pink; can be mounted on a standard tripod, monopod, or portable dolly; and includes attachments for lighting rigs and additional lenses.

kensington keyfolio ipad
Kensington

The KeyFolio Think X3 (iPad Air; $100) comes with an integrated Bluetooth keyboard and an internal battery that can be used to charge an external device like an iPhone.

The case sports a magnetic closure for increased safety, doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation, and is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

sena folio ipad
Sena

The Folio II (iPad Air; $100) wraps your tablet in an elegant, genuine-leather folio, refinished with a soft microsuede lining that keeps your device safe and helps clean its screen.

The case, available in red, black, dark brown, or beige, sports four card slots and an ID holder, doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation, and is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

skech flipper ipad
Skech

The Flipper (iPad Air; $40) offers all-around protection by combining a hard back shell, a flexible cover, and a microfiber lining.

The case, compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, sports a dual position stand for viewing and typing in landscape orientation, and comes in red, black, grey, pink, light blue, navy, champagne, or chrome.

stm studio ipadair
STM

The Studio (iPad Air; $43) features a hardshell bracket combined with a soft liner that, together, offer excellent protection and light weight.

Available in dark grey with red, black, purple or black highlights, this snap-on case doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation, thanks to a foldable front cover, and is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

uuber slimtough ipad
Üuber

The Slim Tough Case G4 (iPad Mini and iPad Air; $89) wraps your tablet in a reinforced-polycarbonate hard shell, complete with rubber padding in the corners for extra damage prevention.

The case sports a built-in stand for viewing and typing in portrait and landscape orientation, and it comes in black, red, blue, green, yellow, purple, orange, or grey.