Brick by brick
This week's iPad case roundup includes a model that will unleash your inner child, one brick at a time. It also includes the usual mix of accessories designed to keep your tablet safe and looking great.
The Lego Builder Case for iPad mini (iPad mini; $60) features a real Lego base plate on the back, on which you can let your brick-fueled imagination go wild.
The case comes in red, green, or yellow with blue accents, and features a built-in flip cover that’s compatible with the iPad mini's magnetic sleep/wake function and doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation.
The Archive Classic (iPad Air; $50) is a folio-style case crafted from high-quality materials. Its cover doubles as a viewing and typing stand capable of supporting multiple angles in landscape orientation.
Available in burgundy, the case is also compatible with the iPad Air's magnetic sleep/wake function.
The FlipBook mini (iPad mini; $60) features a flexible cover that’s compatible with the iPad mini's magentic sleep/wake function, combined with a special cradle that doubles as a viewing stand at multiple angles in both landscape and portrait orientation.
The case is available in black or tan.
The Flat M (iPad mini; $76) is handmade in Spain from real cowhide leather and keeps your iPad safe inside its zippered pouch while you're on the go.
The sleeve comes in off-white, beige, camel, chocolate, orange, fuchsia, green, red, blue, bordeaux, purple, or black.
The Cover (iPad Air; $94 to $107) is made from real wood and protects your tablet's screen from bumps and scratches. It also doubles as a viewing or typing stand in landscape orientation.
The case comes in cherry, mahogany, maple, padouk, or wenge.
The VersaPouch Mini (iPad mini; $30) is a sleeve that transforms into a viewing stand in both landscape and portrait orientation at the drop of a hat.
Made from soft microfiber material, the VersaPouch Mini is built without the use of zippers or Velcro to ensure that it will not scratch your tablet.
The Composition (iPad mini; $70) is built like a high-quality composition notebook, with top-grade bindings, a double-glued elastic closure, and a cover that’s compatible with the iPad mini's magnetic sleep/wake function.
The case comes in a black, red, pink, or green exterior, with a dozen additional options available for the interior and elastic band.
The Macleay Folio (iPad Air; $59) is built using waxed canvas to mix good looks with reliability. The case keeps all sides of your tablet safe whenever you're not using it; its cover also doubles as a viewing or typing stand in landscape orientation.
The Folios comes in black, green, brown, or blue.
The Lucid (iPad Air; $40) combines a leather cover, which also doubles as a viewing stand, with a translucent back to form a cocoon of protection that keeps your tablet safe from bumps, scratches, and dust.
The Lucid is available in blue, black, red, grey, or yellow.