...plus, Griffin's latest Survivor case, and more
This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features high-tech backpacks, folios with built-in stands, and much more. Read on!
The Mapmaker (all iPad models and iPad Pro; $159) keeps your gear protected and readily accessible.
Available in brown or cream, the Mapmaker features a padded main compartment with a side zipper, adjustable shoulder straps for a comfortable fit, and a built-in lithium battery with which you can recharge your iPad or you iPhone while you’re on the go.
The Slimpack (all iPad models and iPad Pro; $195) provides plenty of room for your MacBook, iPad, and other accessories.
This compact backpack features lots of organizational compartmets, with densely-padded dividers that can be moved around to suit your needs, dedicated storage for your camera, and pockets with concealed interior slots for your iPhone, keys, and documents. The Slimpack sports an ergonomic design, and even includes a removable rain poncho to keep you dry in inclement weather.
For on-the-go productivity, the Brydge Pro (iPad Pro; $189) turns your iPad Pro into a laptop with the help of a lightweight full-sized Bluetooth keyboard.
Made with an aluminum frame, the Brydge Pro keeps your screen safe from scratches and cracks, sports a proprietary hinge system that allows multiple viewing and typing angles in landscape orientation, and come in silver, space gray, or gold. The case is currently available for pre-order, with shipping expected to begin in April.
Tested to meet military drop standards, the Survivor Slim (iPad Pro; $90) combines a hard outer shell with a silicone enclosure for added impact protection.
The case includes a built-in kickstand that props up your iPad Pro in landscape orientation, an anti-scratch detachable screen shield, and a stylus holder for your Apple Pencil in the back. The Survivor Slim can be used with Apple’s Smart Keyboard, and comes in black, pink/grey, and black/blue.
The Infinity (all iPad models and iPad Pro; $60) is a convertible sleeve that sports a water-resistant waxed canvas body and a fashionable black coated trim.
The sleeve features a large padded section lined with faux fur, two separate front pockets for additional storage, and versatile straps designed to let you carry it over your shoulders or as a cross-body bag.
The Ultra Slim (iPad Pro; $10) sports a folio design with a magnetic cover that is compatible with the iPad Pro’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.
The slim case sports a translucent back, can be used as a stand for either typing or viewing in landscape orientation, and comes in black, blue, green, pink, purple, or gold.
The ClamCase Pro (iPad mini 4; price unavailable) combines an aluminum casing with a polycarbonate enclosure into a one-of-a-kind lightweight folio case.
The ClamCase Pro sports a full QWERTY keyboard that can run for several months on a single charge, and supports multiple viewing and typing angles in landscape orientation when used as a stand.
The Wireless Keyboard with Case (iPad Pro; $40) sports a hard clamshell with a built-in keyboard that includes special iOS command keys for quick access to many important functions.
The case features a power save mode that shuts down the keyboard when not in use, is compatible with the iPad Pro’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and grants access to all of the iPad’s ports and buttons.