The Week in iPad Cases: Room 101

In this week's iPad-case roundup, you’ll find some great cases for every taste, including one, inspired by George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece, that may well put you in your own personal Room 101.

The Week in iPad Cases

Welcome to another edition of our weekly iPad-case roundup, where we bring you the latest in protective accessories for your Apple tablet.

As usual, you’ll find some great cases for every taste—including one, inspired by George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece, that may well put you in your own personal Room 101.


The Leather iPad Case (all iPad models; £59) is a clean, minimalist case designed to keep your iPad safe during transport.

Fully lined with cotton and complete with an exterior pocket for documents and cable, it’s available in green or red.


The Classic Novel (iPad 2, 3, and 4; £20) features covers from some of the great classics of literature, including George Orwell’s 1984, Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, and Charles Darwin’s Origin of the Species.

The case is ingeniously built using a spongy materials that offer excellent everyday absorption, and even features quotes from each book on the back to “increase your smart/cool ranking.”


The Custom Case (iPad mini; $80) combines a solid construction that protects your iPad mini from the vagaries of everyday life with the cpability to customize its looks using a photo or picture of your choosing.

It’s compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake function, and the front cover can be flipped around to act as a stand for viewing or typing in landscape orientation.


The Invincible (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $20) will keep your screen safe from bumps and scratches, while helping to reduce fingerprints and skin-oil smudges.

The film designed not to interfere with normal operation of the screen, and it won’t leave a glue residue if you decide to take off.


The company’s line of screen protectors (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $30 to $60) features three different entries. The Clean helps protect from glare, while the Vibrant is designed to provide maximum see-through clarity.

If you often find yourself in the company of strangers, the Privacy is designed to prevent shoulder surfing with a premium quadrilaminar polyester construction.


The Rubata Mini (iPad mini; $40) is a portfolio-style case that includes a 59-key wireless Bluetooth keyboard, which also includes specialized keys for volume, screen brightness, and search.

The case’s front cover doubles as a stand, allowing you to easily use the setup for typing as if you were working with a laptop.


The PU Leather Cover (iPad mini; $40) is made from snug-fitting materials and is compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake function.

The front cover flips around to act as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation, and the case features all the appropriate camera, port, and button cutouts. It comes in black, blue, aqua, pink, orange, red, white, brown, green, and denim.


The Case Prodigy (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $60) features a secure magnetic closure that is compatible with the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake function.

The case’s patent-pending magnetic kickstand supports six different positions, allowing you to enjoy your tablet for viewing and typing in landscape orientation.

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