The Week in iPad Cases: Moshi’s compact messenger bag will streamline your life

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes unique cases from Booq, Speck, and STM, plus classic looks from Targus, Griffin, and CaseCrown.

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This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes unique cases from Booq, Speck, and STM, plus classic looks from Targus, Griffin, and CaseCrown.

booq cobrasqueeze ipad


Manufactured with a water-repellent fabric, the Cobra Squeeze backpack (all iPad models; $195) has plenty of storage compartments for all of your gear.

Available in gray or black, the Cobra Squeeze includes a soft section specifically designed for your MacBook, additional pockets of different sizes for your iPad, charging cables, mouse, and pens, and external zippered storage pockets on each side for quick access to must-have items.

casecrown aceflip ipad


The Ace Flip (iPad mini 2 and 3; $10) sports a folio design with a versatile cover that doubles as stand in landscape orientation.

The case offers unobstructed access to all of the iPad’s buttons and ports, is compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and comes in lime or purple.

caselogic surefitslim ipad

Case Logic

The SureFit Slim (all iPad mini models; $18) features a flexible silicone attachment with four corner elastic bands that keep your iPad mini firmly in place.

The case gives you access to all of the iPad’s ports and buttons, doubles as a convenient stand landscape orientation, and comes in blue, blue/green, or brown/morel.

griffin airstrapretail ipad


If you’ve been on the lookout for a point-of-sale system for your iPad, the AirStrap 360 Retail (all iPad mini models; $40) features a molded frame that is designed specifically for use in retail scenarios.

The case features a rotating stand that supports both landscape and portrait orientations, includes a convenient strap for one-handed operation, and is compatible with MagTek’s iDynamo credit card readers.

moshi aeriolite ipad


Compact and lightweight, the Aerio Lite (all iPad models; $100) is a messenger bag that features a padded main compartment secured with a magnetized front flap.

The bag sports a dedicated section for your iPad, zippered internal and extra pockets for your iPhone and accessories, and an adjustable shoulder strap for extra comfort. The Aerio Lite is also water repellent, which will keep your gear safe and dry during inclement weather.

speck mightypackplus ipad


Available in combinations of blue, black, or pink, the MightyPack Plus (all iPad models; $100) offers a convenient solution for your iPad, iPhone, and accessories in one place.

The backpack sports a rigid enclosure with a soft interior alongside a zippered closure for headphones; it comes with lots of compartments of different sizes to keep all your possessions organized, and comes with dedicated charging pockets with pass-through openings for your cables.

stm alleyair ipad


The Alley Air (all iPad models; $45) comes with plenty of room for your MacBook Air, as well as a dedicated padded pocket for your iPad.

Manufactured with water-resistant polyester and nylon, the bag includes a top handle for comfortable carrying, a variety of compartments of different sizes for pens, your wallet, and cables, and a removable shoulder strap.

targus paddedprotection ipad


The Padded Protection (iPad Air and Air 2; $30) is a simple folio solution equipped with a hard polycarbonate shell to help prevent unwanted damage.

The case features a soft lining and an elastic band for safety and convenience, and doubles as a stand in landscape orientation for viewing and typing.

toffee leathercornersleeve ipad


The Leather Corner Sleeve (iPad Air, Air 2, mini 2, and mini 3; $85) features a pebble-grain leather exterior lined with a soft, pinstripe interior that offers extra padding and a trendy look.

Available in black or brown, the sleeve includes a slip pocket for credit cards or cash, is compatible with Apple’s Smart Cover, and sports a zippered closure for easy access.

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