The Week in iPad Cases: From A to Z

There a little for everyone in this week's iPad case roundup, from the simple to the functional, from the sturdy to the fashionable.

The Week in iPad Cases

In this week’s iPad case roundup, we bring you a new selection of cases for all tastes and needs, including some that will let you take your iPad anywhere, some that will help you keep it safe at home with your children, and some that will add a splash of color and fashion.

Big Grips

The Hipster (all iPad models; $50) keeps your iPad safe but handy. Its convenient shoulder strap can be also used to hang your tablet from a car seat, and a handle makes carrying it around easy and convenient.

The bag, available in black, also features a convenient set of pockets and compartments that can be used to store cables and accessories.

Griffin Technology

The Survivor (iPad mini; $60) exceeds military specs for rugged protection with its polycarbonate frame clad in shock-absorbing silicone.

Available in pink, blue, or black, the case features a built-in screen protector and a stand clip that folds open for viewing and typing in landscape orientation.


The appropriately-named ArmorBox Kido (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $28) is designed with the little ones in mind. It features a strong, polycarbonate frame that’s double reinforced to provide superior protection and features a raised bezel to keep your tablet safe in the event of a fall.

Made from nontoxic materials perfect for boys and girls alike, the case is available in green, black, blue, pink, or orange.

iGear Unlimited

The Ultrathin Aluminum Bluetooth Keyboard Case (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $69) incorporates a wireless keyboard and allows you to easily prop up your iPad for typing while on the go.

The built-in, rechargeable, lithium-ion battery lasts up to fifty-five hours of continuous use, and the keyboard features an auto-off feature that extends its standby time to ninety days.


The Milano (iPad mini; $200) is made from premium leather and uses a zipper that spans three sides to keep your tablet safe and sound when not in use. The interior features a series of compartments and pockets, making this case ideal for travellng light.

It comes in black, brown, red, or tan.


The SmartShell (iPad 2, 3, or 4; $35) is designed to complement Apple’s Smart Cover and protect the back of your iPad without adding significant bulk.

A special attachment at the back of this case, which is available in glossy or soft-touch finish, allows you to secure your smart cover to it and lay it flat.

STM Bags

The Marquee (iPad mini; $80) is made from premium leather and features wraparound protection for your tablet, with a microsuede interior, a stylus holder, and a front cover that flips around to double as a stand for typing or viewing in landscape orientation.

It’s available in pink, white, black, or blue.


The Slim (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $50) is made from high-end, textured material, with an soft interior lining that provides an excellent balance between protection and form. It also features a stylus holder and a screen cover compatible with the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake feature. The cover flips around to double as a stand.

The Slim comes in white, pink, red, orange, blue, grey, or black.


The SmartStyle (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $60) is made from leather and features a wraparound construction that protects your iPad from all sides.

The case’s front, which is compatible with the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake functionality, flips around and turns into a stand for viewing or typing in landscape orientation.

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