The Week in iPad Cases: Worried about snow, rain and dirt? Lifeproof has your back

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases brings you fun picks from Griffin, DODOcase, and OtterBox, plus Kensington's latest keyboard case.

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This week’s roundup of new iPad cases brings you fun picks from Griffin, DODOcase, and OtterBox, plus Kensington’s latest keyboard case.

dodocase metallics ipad


The Metallics (iPad Air; $85) features an elegant folio design with a Moroccan-inspired patterned interior.

The case is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, supports two standing positions in landscape orientation for typing or viewing, and comes with precise cutouts for the iPad’s ports and buttons. The Metallics collection is available in three color combinations: Golden coriander, copper chai, or black peppercorn.

griffin airstrap ipad

Griffin Technology

The AirStrap 360 (iPad Air 2; $40) sports a useful hand strap and a swivelling frame that lets you prop up your iPad Air 2 at at an angle of your choice.

The AirStrap 360 comes with customized press through button covers, includes precise cutouts for the iPad’s Lighting port, camera opening, and headphone jack, and features contoured edges for corner protection and a better grip.

iballz hardcase ipad


The Hard Case (all iPad models; $6) is a clamshell sleeve with a three-sided zipper that keeps your iPad securely in place.

Made of nylon, the case features a molded interior for superior safety, comes with faux-fur lining that prevents scratches and smudges to your screen, and sports a removable hand strap for extra convenience.

iblason leatherslim ipad


The Leather Slim Book (iPad Air 2; $25) sports a magnetic cover that triggers your iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake function and comes with two built-in pockets for credit cards.

Manufactured with synthetic leather, the Slim Book turns into a stand for both typing and viewing, comes with a hand strap and embedded pen loop, and is available in black, purple, blue, magenta, black/white, or pink/white.

lifeproof nuud ipad


The Nuud (iPad Air 2; $130) offers a complete protective solution that meets military standards for falls and drops.

This slim and sleek case helps prevents damage from water, snow, and dirt thanks to a screenless technology that seals the rim around the glass, and includes a sound enhancement system that amplifies your music without needing extra power.

kensington keyfolioexact ipad


The KeyFolio Exact (iPad Air; $90) comes with a removable Bluetooth keyboard that can be paired with any compatible device.

The case includes a soft interior to pad your screen from scratches, a magnetic clasp closure to keep things firmly in place, and a reinforced bezel for extra peace of mind.

otterbox agilityportfolio ipad


The Agility Portfolio + Shell (iPad Air 2; $90) combines a protective shell with a portfolio cover to help prevent damage from unforeseen hazards.

The case doubles as a stand in landscape or portrait orientation and closes firmly to safeguard your screen from scratches or smudges.

peachii iboobox ipad


Precision machined from solid bamboo, the iBoobox (iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad mini, and iPad mini 2; price unavailable) sports an ergonomic design with an acoustic sound amplification system that offers a better music experience without the need for external batteries.

Eco-friendly and biodegradable, the iBoobox will ship later this summer, features a unibody construction that dissipates shocks from drops and bumps, and comes with camera lens mounting threads.

snugg silicone ipad


The Silicone Non Slip Case (all iPad and iPad mini models except iPad Air 2; $10) sports a soft silicone shell that protects the back of your iPad from the vagaries of everyday life.

Available in black or white, the case features a squared pattern designed to help absorb impact, improves your grip, and provides precise cutouts for your Lighting port, back-facing camera, and buttons.

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