The merry-go-round broke down
This week's iPad case roundup features a number of accessories that rotate around and around, ready to provide protection and convenience at every angle. If rotation isn't your thing, we also have some leather gear, as well as a few cases that are all business—including one that will stick just about anywhere..
The Gooey Skin (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $25) adheres to the back of your iPad using a residue-free adhesive and is available in either black or orange.
What makes this skin special, however, is its ability to suction to smooth surfaces such as flat glass, mirrors, and plastics, giving you the capability to securely attach your tablet and keep your hands free while you work.
The Custom (iPad Air; $89) offers protection on all sides and is made from polycarbonate with a soft-touch coating that gives you a secure grip.
The case, which is compatible with the iPad Air's magnetic sleep/wake feature, also doubles as a viewing or typing stand in landscape orientation, and—as its name suggests—can be customized with a picture of your choosing.
The Lillium (iPad mini; $129) features four compartments that are perfect for carrying your tablet alongside your phone and some accessories. It can hang from your shoulder, across your body, or around your hips.
Made from high-grade leather with a plush, microsuede interior, solid steel hardware, and a magnetic closure, the Lillium comes in brown with a cranberry interior, or black with a plum interior.
As its name suggests, the Sophisticase Frameless (iPad Air; $25) provides protection and convenience for your tablet without adding significant bulk to its sides, thanks to a slim, minimalist design.
Available in blue, black, red, or purple, the case comes with an elastic closure and a generous amount of padding. It's compatible with the iPad Air's magnetic sleep/wake feature, and it doubles as a viewing or typing stand at multiple angles in landscape orientation.
The Airbender Pro (iPad Air; $80) is the latest iteration in the company's series of rugged keyboard cases designed for active use and trying environments.
The Airbender is resistant to water, dust, and shock, and it incorporates a Bluetooth keyboard. It also doubles as a rotating stand that can support multiple angles in both landscape and portrait orientations.
The Dual View (iPad mini; $50) is made from premium PU leather and features a rotating stand that allows you to prop up your tablet at multiple angle for viewing or typing in either landscape or portrait orientation.
The case, which is compatible with the iPad mini's magnetic sleep/wake feature, comes in black, brown, grey, red, purple, or burgundy.
The Ledger (iPad Air; $45) is build from an Italian polyurethane material that offers a cloth-like feel while resisting both scratches and impacts.
Available in grey or red, the case, which is compatible with the iPad Air's magnetic sleep/wake feature, also doubles as a viewing or typing stand in landscape orientation.
The Muzetto (all iPad models; $179) is made from naturally-tanned leather and is available in black or brown, with a choice of six different accent colors for each variant.
The bag features a plush interior with three pockets—one zippered—where you can stash your electronics and accessories, as well as a convenient shoulder strap for carrying everything when you're on the go.
The Slide (iPad mini; $70) is made from a scratch-resistant, TPU plastic that protects from shock, with a detachable cover and a fold-flat design that gives you the best viewing angle for every occasion.
The case also doubles as a viewing and typing stand that can support infinite angles in both landscape and portrait orientations.