Big grip, small hands
There’s a big case in this week’s roundup that’s designed specifically for small hands, while others bring together materials, from plastics to natural woods, to keep your tablet safe from everyday accidents big and small.
The Frame (all iPad models; $35) includes a case made from a soft, non-toxic rubber foam that keeps your tablet safe and makes it easy for the little ones to get ahold of it, as well as a compatible stand that safely holds up your iPad at multiple angles, in both landscape and portrait orientations.
It’s available in black, blue, green, orange, or red.
The Walnut (iPad mini and iPad Air; $109 to $129) is made from domestically-sourced walnut and maple for sturdy protection, with a unique cover that rolls up to double as a viewing or typing stand in landscape orientation.
The case is compatible with the iPad Air and iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake function, and each unit is hand-sanded and oiled to perfection for an exceptional finish.
The Shockdrop Sports Series (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $40) is designed to offer maximum ruggedization, with 10 millimeters of shock-absorbing silicone, a semi-rigid screen protector, and tear-proof flaps.
It comes in black/lime or grey/orange.
The Hive (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $40) features a honeycomb pattern and ergonomic design for a great combination of resilience to everyday wear and tear, and a superior grip for active use.
It's available in black, red, or grey.
The Leatherette Cover (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $20) comes in over a dozen different colors and protects both the front and back of your tablet with a sturdy, low-profile design.
The front cover, which is compatible with the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake function, also doubles as a viewing or typing stand in landscape orientation.
The SuperShell (iPad 2, 3, 4, and iPad mini; $35) is made from an ultraprotective closed-cell foam that keeps your tablet safe from accidental falls and bumps.
Available in black or green, it features a finely-dimpled texture for an excellent grip, and includes all the appropriate openings to ensure that you can continue using your iPad’s every port and camera.
The Squared (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $15) is perfectly contoured to fit your tablet and features a stretchy rubber finish that offers protection from shock and an excellent grip in your hands.
It comes in black.
The PixelSkin HD (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $50) features a bump-proof bezel that helps protect your screen, and an easy-to-hold design for maximum comfort.
It’s compatible with the iPad's magnetic sleep/wake function, and comes in seven different colors.