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Buying guide: Find the best iPad keyboard

For serious typing sessions (or if you just can't get the hang of the iPad's on-screen keyboard), an external keyboard is a great iPad accessory. Here's our guide to the different types, along with recommendations for the best models.

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Gear We Love: ZeroChroma's Vario-SC Mini case stands alone

ZeroChroma's clever Smart Cover companion offers good protection and an sturdy, adjustable stand.

The Best iPad mini Cases: Our personal favorites

Our editors spend a lot of time testing and using iPad cases, but there are a few we keep coming back to once our testing is done. Here are some of our personal favorites for the iPad mini..

Review: Belkin’s Chambray Tab Cover for iPad mini is just your average folio case

This run-of-the-mill case offers a multiple-angle stand and decent protection.

Review: ZaggKeys keyboard cases for iPad mini offer easier typing, less insanity

Zagg's ZaggKeys Cover and ZaggKeys Folio are among the rare iPad mini keyboards that won't make you crazy.

Review: Otterbox's Defender series for iPad mini takes the ugly out of rugged

The Defender series case for iPad mini protects your device in relative style.

Review: Hex's Code Folio protects your iPad with sleek business style

Though the Hex Code Folio is a bit heavy and bulky, it makes up for it in solid performance as a case and stand.

Review: Magnus iPad stand offers sleek design, limited positions

The Magnus stand’s magnetic attachment is clever and secure, and the stand looks great, but it’s limited to landscape orientation and a single angle.

Review: Standzfree iPad floor stand serves niche audiences well

For watching videos and reading in bed—either in an upright or a prone position—or just for keeping your iPad off the dinner table or away from your exercise bike or musical instrument, the Standzfree Tubular Stand for iPad is a fine concept that’s nicely executed.

Review: Incipio LGND for iPad converts from case to stand

The LGND is a solid case, but there's nothing really unique about it other than the method of folding the cover.

Review: Playful Widge stand and case makes your iPad more inviting

X-Doria's Widge is a cheerful, child-friendly iPad stand and case that’s light, easy to carry, and secure.

Review: Sena Magia Zip case for the iPad is easy on the eyes, yet hard to use

The case sports a nice leather exterior and sleek style, but it lacks functionality. It’s much too bulky to use, unless you’re taking notes on a table and can lay the case out flat.

Review: Pad & Quill’s Graduate Edition for iPad mini is another book-style case for the shelf

This isn’t my iPad mini…it’s a book. A really boring book.