The Week in iPad Cases: Check out the first iPad Pro and iPad mini 4 cases

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features shoulder bags from Acme Made and STM, standing options from Trident and Native Union, a sleeve from Hershel, and much more.

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This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features shoulder bags from Acme Made and STM, standing options from Trident and Native Union, a sleeve from Hershel, and much more.

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Acme Made

The Ergo Book Sling (iPad mini 2 and iPad Air; $80) sports a wearable design with a detachable shoulder strap for comfortable carrying.

The case comes with a precision-molded custom fitting enclosure, a slide-out frame for quick access to the iPad’s camera, and a stain-resistant treatment. The Ergo Book Sling also doubles as a stand in landscape or portrait orientation.

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The Silicone Case (iPad mini 4; $59) envelops the back of your iPad mini 4 in a smooth silicone shell to prevent dings and scratches.

Sleek and slim, the case is compatible with Apple’s Smart Cover (of course), and comes in charcoal gray, white, stone, blue, turquoise, midnight blue, lavender, pink, orange, or red.

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The Anchor Sleeve (all iPad mini models; $30) is a padded sleeve with a fleece interior that will keep your iPad cushioned when you’re not using it.

The two-panel sleeve sports a zippered closure for safe storage, and comes in a variety of colors and patterns to match your taste.

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Native Union

The Gripster Wrap (iPad mini 2 and 3, iPad Air and Air 2; $60) includes a six-fold magnetic cover that stows away easily when not in use and is compatible with the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

The Gripster includes an adjustable rotating grip and doubles as a multi-angled stand for viewing and typing in landscape orientation.

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The Swift (all iPad models; $40) is a shoulder bag that keeps your laptop, iPad, iPhone, and accessories neatly organized when you’re out and about.

The bag comes with a main padded section for your electronics, a front pocket for your sunglasses, and a rear slip pocket for documents. The Swift includes a removable shoulder strap, and is available in charcoal, black, or dark red.

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The Impact Shield Self Heal (iPad mini 3; $40) protects the iPad’s entire screen without interfering with your ability to use your iPad.

The screen protector features a multi-layered construction with a hard, self-healing top, a polymer material that absorbs and dissipates impact, and a soft layer for additional padding. It’s easy to install, and sports a protective coating that prevents yellowing from UV rays for a crystal clear picture.

thule gauntlet ipad


The Gauntlet (iPad Air 2; $55) is a folio case with a versatile design that offers full access to all your ports and buttons.

Available in black or blue, the Gauntlet features reinforced edges to avoid damage from corner drops, a stability clip that locks its cover when not in use, and a soft interior for extra padding. It also props up your iPad Air 2 in landscape orientation with support for several different viewing angles.

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Made with ecofriendly materials, the Cyclops Sliding Stand Case (iPad Air 2; $70) completely surrounds and protects your iPad Air 2 from the harshest elements.

Slim and lightweight, the case offers enhanced sound channels, keeps dust, dirt, and water away with dedicated filters, and has been tested to withstand drops from up to four feet high. The Cyclops Sliding Stand comes with a built-in screen protector and can be turned into a stand for typing or viewing in landscape orientation.

waterfielddesign dash ipad

WaterField Design

Stylish and functional, the Dash (iPad Pro; $59) is a lightweight sleeve made with ballistic nylon, a compression foam to mitigate impact, and a plush liner to keep your brand new iPad Pro safe and scratch-free.

The sleeve includes an elastic top band for a firm closure and a mesh back pocket to quickly access your accessories, and comes in black or copper.

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