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The Week in iPad Cases: Tough protection for kids and trendy options for grownups

In this week’s roundup of new iPad cases, we turn our attention to cases designed for your kids' iPads—without, of course, forgetting about the adults.

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Tough protection for kids and trendy options for grownups

In this week’s roundup of new iPad cases, we turn our attention to cases designed for your kids' iPads—without, of course, forgetting about the adults.

belkin stripe ipad
Belkin

The Stripe Cover (iPad mini, all models; $35) keeps your tablet safe with its protective frame reinforced with flexible silicone corners.

Made of durable materials with a pinstripe motif down the front, the case comes in plum or blacktop, includes embedded magnets that keep the cover firmly closed, and doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation.

felix flipbook ipad
Felix

The FlipBook Air (iPad mini and iPad mini 2, iPad Air and iPad Air 2; $60) offers versatile protection for your tablet without skimping on style.

Made of durable, vegan leather, the case doubles as a viewing and typing stand in portrait and landscape orientation, features magnets along its spine to hold your iPad into place, and comes in black or tan.

iluv urbanfolio ipad
iLuv

The Urban Folio (iPair Air 2; $30) sports an elegant, classic design with emphasis on all-around protection.

Soft and smooth to the touch, the black or pink case features an elastic closure, doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation, and provides precise cutouts for all of your tablet’s ports and cameras.

kensington safegrip ipad
Kensington

The SafeGrip (iPad Air; $55) is a tough padded case designed to withstand the harshest handling—perfect for your kid.

Available in blueberry or charcoal, this rugged case protects your screen against scratches and smudges, features an oversized handle for easy carrying, and doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation.

nodus access ipad
Nodus

The Access (iPad mini and iPad mini 2, iPad 2 and third- and fourth-generation iPad, and iPad Air; $143 to $159) features an elegant leather outer shell and an inner soft microfiber lining for extra protection.

Available in chestnut or ebony, the case uses micro-suction technology to safely secure your tablet in place, and doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation.

skinit superman ipad
SkinIt

The Superman (iPad Air 2; $30) is a vinyl skin that personalizes your tablet with an iconic Superman design.

The skin is easy to apply and remove thanks to its no-residue adhesive backing. It also offers easy access to ports and buttons, features a high gloss, UV resistant protective coating, and provides protection against scratches.

speck iguy ipad
Speck

The iGuy (all iPad mini models; $30) features a playful buddy-like design, with two big handles on each side for easy holding.

Designed with the little ones in mind, this flexible case doubles as a stand in landscape orientation, features a soft foam material for additional protection and easier handling, and comes in lime, mango, chill pepper red, grape purple, or caribbean blue.

uag roguefolio ipad
Urban Armor Gear

The Rogue Folio (iPad Air 2; $50) offers a comprehensive yet lightweight protective solution for your tablet.

Manufactured to meet military drop-test standards, the case provides easy access to ports and buttons, is compatible with the iPad Air 2’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and sports a bezel around the camera opening to prevent glare while taking pictures.

xdoria smartjacket ipad
X-Doria

The SmartJacket (iPad mini 2 and 3; $30) features a sturdy polycarbonate shell and flexible, durable cover for extra protection.

Available in aqua, cabernet, or black, the case sports a raised mound pattern for easier gripping, doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation, and is compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.