Keyboards, folios, and sleeves
This week’s roundup of new iPad cases comes with a wide variety of protective choices for your tablet, regardless of whether you need something for travel, walking around the city, or just staying at home.
The QODE Slim Style (iPad Air and iPad Air 2; $100) comes with a built-in wireless Bluetooth keyboard for all your typing needs.
Thin and lightweight, the case features a magnetic closure, doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation, and provides easy access to the Lightning port and camera. According to the manufacturer, a single charge of the keyboard’s battery will last for about six months worth of use.
The Tablet Sleeve (all iPad models; $15) sports form fitting material that completely surrounds and protects your tablet when you’re not using it.
Made of neoprene, the sleeve includes a zippered pocket to store your accessories, features a slimline design for easy storage in a bag if needed, and includes interior sueded lining for added padding.
The 360 Degree (iPad Air 2; $30) is a folio-style case designed to offer lightweight and versatile protection for your tablet.
Fitted with a PU leather lining, the case doubles as a viewing stand in both portrait and landscape orientation, is compatible with the iPad Air 2’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and includes an elastic strap to keep the cover into place when you’re on the go.
The Harris Tweed TurnFolio (iPad mini; $80) features full-body protection combined with an inner shell that snaps out for standalone use.
The case is compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, provides enough room for a stylus, and doubles as a viewing and typing stand in portrait and landscape orientation.
The Invert (all iPad models; $35) sports a fully-reversible design that allows you to customize its look just by flipping over its cover.
Available in black/gray, blue, gray, or pink/gray, the lightweight case sports an elastic closure to safely store your tablet when not in use, doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation, and provides full access to all ports and buttons.
The Kara (all iPad models; $65) offers an elegant solution to protect your tablet, and comes with extra storage for your everyday needs.
Made of nylon, the tote features a zippered and padded interior that keeps your electronics safe, a decorative tassel, and a leather front flat pocket. It comes in teal, red, or black.
L & H Leather
The iPad Air case (iPad Air; $35) features a simple but elegant design.
Made with buffalo leather, the sleeve incorporates foam padding for additional protection, and sports a leather tab that can be used to fasten it when you’re on the go.
The FitFolio (iPad mini; $35) sports colourful and trendy patterns that will make your tablet stand out in a crowd.
The case, which doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation and comes in a variety of color combinations, features a hardshell cradle that keeps your iPad safe and sound, a snap closure that holds the cover in place when you’re on the go, and a microsuede-padded interior that helps keep scratches and bumps at bay.
The Skinny Pro (iPad Air 2; $30) is a shell made of slim and lightweight polycarbonate and polyurethane lined with a micro suede polyester interior.
Available in blue, black, red, or black camo, the case is compatible with the iPad Air 2’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation, and includes a loop closure for quick access.
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