A diamond is forever
This week’s roundup of new iPad cases comes with a great selection of everything from the fashionable to the practical—proof positive that a even a new crop of iPhones can’t stop the onslaught of great protective accessories for your tablet.
The Bling (iPad Air; $74) sports a fashionable Apple logo made of diamond-like crystals.
Designed to fully surround and protect your tablet, the case offers easy access to all ports and buttons, and doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation.
The Fashion Leopard (iPad Air; $16) combines a leather cover with a sturdy internal surface whose soft microfiber interior helps prevent scratches to your screen.
This loud case includes precise cutouts to easily access all of your tablet’s functions, doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation, and is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.
The Smooth Protective (iPad Air; $10) sports a unique rubber coating that helps you hold your tablet without fear of it slipping out of your hands.
Lightweight and slim, the case offers easy access to all ports and buttons, and provides long lasting protection without adding bulk to your iPad.
The TurnFolio (iPad Air; $100) combines protection with functionality in the form of a full-body folio that incorporates a rechargeable Bluetooth keyboard.
The case features an inner shell that snaps out of the folio to prevent damage from accidental drops and leaves your entire touchscreen surface accessible, doubles up as a stand in either portrait or landscape orientation, and is compatible with the iPad Air's magnetic sleep/wake feature.
The DuraView (iPad mini; $35) offers durable protection thanks to a shell made on polycarbonate and silicone materials that help keeps bumps and scratches away.
The case features a rubberized finish for an easier grip, includes a screen protector with cleaning cloth and application squeegee, and doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation.
Pad & Quill
The Valet Luxury Sleeve (all iPad models; $110) is a full-grain leather handbag that combines style with functionality.
Finished with parachute-grade stitching, the sleeve sports a hand-pounded rivet closure, a dedicated extra pocket for your tablet or cables, and a generously-sized compartment for your laptop. Available in dark chocolate or galloper black, it also comes with a 25-year warranty that covers all the leather parts.
The Totu (iPad Air; $14) features a stylish design printed on a high-quality leatherlike material that is resilient and soft to the touch.
The case doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation, allows easy access to all ports and buttons, and is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.
The Work_Out II (all iPad models; $65) is a laptop/tablet combo bag with a contemporary urban appearance.
Made of materials that repel water, the bag features a dedicated anti-shock padded area for your laptop, a pocket for your tablet, and outer compartments for smartphones and other accessories. It also includes a shoulder strap for easier carrying.
The Top SP (iPad Air; $200) sports an eye-catching design, with a contrasting stripe at the front on a dark background that gives your tablet a streamlined look.
Made of textured cowhide leather, the case features a back frame that clips securely to your tablet, as well as a front cover that locks to protect your screen when not in use.