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sara1027
Dec 19, 2012, 09:11 PM
DoDo case:
DODOcase for iPad 2 is designed to fold back to be used as a stand
http://kylejlarson.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/dodo_case.jpg

Apple smart cover:
It automatically wakes and sleeps your iPad. It’s a handy stand for reading, watching, and typing. http://images.apple.com/hk/en/ipad-mini/features/images/smartcover-gallery/ipad_mini_smartcover_blue_on_white.jpg

Zagg folio:
complete with a removable Bluetooth keyboard and a built-in stand system, ideal for on-the-go use.
http://cdn3.pcadvisor.co.uk/cmsdata/reviews/3339040/Zagg-folio-main.jpg

Griffin survivor
Survivor is built on a shatter-resistant polycarbonate frame clad in rugged, shock absorbing silicone
http://www.mzone.sk/images/gallery/9274-griffin-survivor-ipad-pink_1-gallery.jpg

Otterbox reflex:
The OtterBox Reflex Series for iPad 2 offers front and back device coverage in a sleek package
http://gadgetsin.com/uploads/2011/09/otterbox_reflex_series_ipad_2_case_5.jpg

Kayscase:
free-standing and kid-friendly case for iPad 2 and 3/new iPad.
http://www.ipadminicasesonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/509c817a41e3d.jpg

Speck iGuy
the free-standing foam case for the new iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2 and iPad original

http://cdn.speckproducts.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/515x475/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/g/iguyfamily001.1.jpg

M-edge supershell
The squishy foam material wraps around the edges of your iPad for a secure fit while the dimpled texture and ridges allow for better grip.
http://cdn.medgestore.com/images/products/PD3-SH1/PD3-SH1-N-GRP--main-med.jpg

Clumsy case
Clumsy case was designed for kids, as well as for the kid in all of us. It's fun, friendly, protective and functional with a durable soft foam construction thats a cinch to clean.
http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0173/8828/products/clumsy_5_grande.jpg?249



SnowLeopard OSX
Dec 19, 2012, 09:16 PM
Incase: Book Jacket Revolution -- great case:

http://goincase.com/products/images/CL60131/detail/ipad3bookjacketrevolutionblack07.jpg

http://goincase.com/products/detail/book-jacket-revolution-cl60131

DeLoMan
Dec 20, 2012, 12:53 PM
The Brydge gets my vote! No other keyboard case compares.

http://technabob.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/brydge-ipad-keyboard-2.jpg

http://thebrydge.com/

roland.g
Jun 4, 2013, 09:12 PM
Kayscase:
free-standing and kid-friendly case for iPad 2 and 3/new iPad.

We have the handled one, got it at xmas for the kids. Handle which doubles as a stand is great. But ours is called the frogz. Got it at radioshack.

However, prior to that I had this setup:

BSE - bestskinsever.com back protection.
Apple smart cover original - black leather.
STM jacket. - awesome carrying case which fit the iPad with smart cover.

And for better kitchen counter use and better FaceTime angling, we have the Brookstone X-stand. Most of the time it sat in that, but you could take it out very easily (not a tight fit) and then slap on the smart cover and throw it in the STM jacket for on the go.

However, once we gave it to the kids it hardly ever comes out of the frogz rubber case anymore, which is why I'm getting a Mini this weekend.

OldLadywithiPod
Jun 6, 2013, 09:59 AM
Chosing an iPad was easier by far than chosing a case for it. I find that I'm Goldilocks with the bowls of porridge: "This case is too heavy, this case doesn't fit right, this case is too flimsy, too expensive, good for travel only, good around the house only, etc."

So far I've returned two cases to their stores and am still on the lookout for the perfect case for my mini. Might have to design my own! :)

johndallas999
Jun 6, 2013, 10:28 AM
The Brydge gets my vote! No other keyboard case compares.

Image (http://technabob.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/brydge-ipad-keyboard-2.jpg)

http://thebrydge.com/

Their motto should be Brydge, when you want to spend as much on a keyboard as you did on your ipad. Wow that things expensive!

TC25
Jun 6, 2013, 02:05 PM
Clamcase Pro beats the Brydge. I know, I have both.

astoxos
Jun 6, 2013, 08:28 PM
I own a few cases. What works best for me is Twelvesouth Bookbook V2. A bit pricy though.

Farrellcollie
Jun 14, 2013, 02:39 PM
My favorite is my oberon celtic pattern for ipad 2. I added magnets to it and it acts now acts like a smart cover. My second choice is the Sena Florence case.

kschles
Jun 20, 2013, 06:40 AM
My favorite is the Pad and Quill Contega. Best of the book style cases.

http://www.padandquill.com/contega-case-for-ipad-4-3-2.html

skiltrip
Jun 23, 2013, 02:08 PM
Incase neoprene sleeve is my primary choice. Mostly because I like a naked iPad in my hands. I also use a smart cover for it's abilities as a stand. Those two have me covered I guess. Though I would like to have a TPU case on hand too. I might pick up the ZooGue Social Case. I have one on my Galaxy S3 and it's fantastic.

kchkwan
Jun 23, 2013, 03:12 PM
Personally, im using the elementcase soft tec atm for my ipad mini, i love it, btr than the apple smart covers and replica cases out there, very solid feel. I also love the material they use, it feels like my prada wallets.

johngkm
Jul 1, 2013, 05:05 AM
I got an ipad and I was given the screen protector and ipad cover for free. So I dont have any idea of which is better option for ipad.

Scepticalscribe
Jul 1, 2013, 06:34 PM
I own a few cases. What works best for me is Twelvesouth Bookbook V2. A bit pricy though.

That is the case I have ordered for my iPad mini; their products look attractive and well made, with a craftsman's attention to detail.

astoxos
Jul 2, 2013, 08:24 PM
That is the case I have ordered for my iPad mini; their products look attractive and well made, with a craftsman's attention to detail.

It is a love it or hate it case. Since you have ordered it i am sure you already love it.
Before i get this case, i was buying 1 case/month. After I got bookbook i stopped this bad habbit.

SirAwesome
Aug 7, 2013, 02:52 AM
Hi Guys,

Sorry if this isn't active/relevant anymore, but I recently bought a cool iPad case and thought i'd share it with my fellow Apple brothers and sisters!

I just purchased an iPad case from a British brand called BUKcase. There website is - www.BUKcase.co.uk

The design (of the case) is slightly similar to other products on the market, but the build quality and feel of the product is far more superior. I've owned several cases like DODO, P&Q and none of them felt solid as this. They also have a unique locking system called the 'tommy lock' that holds your iPad really securely but if I want to remove it, its really easy to! I had a problem with another case (wont say their name) but once it was in, I couldnt get it back out.

And best of all, I got a cool little plastic moustache with the case!

I hope that helps and If you got any design questions fire away! I'm a product designer and delighted to be a part of this community.

Have a great day!

:D

Four oF NINE
Aug 9, 2013, 10:33 AM
I love the Book Book from Twelve South. I have one for my MacBook Pro, one for my iPhone, and one for my iPad 4.

http://www.jeffrandleman.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Book-Book-iPad.jpg

http://twelvesouth.com/static/assets/products/product/main_left_image/BookBookforiPad_lefthero.jpg

Scepticalscribe
Aug 9, 2013, 01:03 PM
I love the Book Book from Twelve South. I have one for my MacBook Pro, one for my iPhone, and one for my iPad 4.

Image (http://www.jeffrandleman.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Book-Book-iPad.jpg)

Image (http://twelvesouth.com/static/assets/products/product/main_left_image/BookBookforiPad_lefthero.jpg)

Classy products, from a classy company. BookBook from TwelveSouth is what I use for my iPad case.

And, for what it is worth, I have this community to thank for bringing the company and their products to my attention. It was a chance reference on a thread on this forum which made me aware of the company, so naturally, I googled them, and have since bought from them.

caringdaddy
Mar 30, 2014, 03:31 PM
I recently bought a plush ipad case for my kid, that can stand
on flat surface or hold any angle on lap, and with hand free! Best IPAD case I've ever seen, called PADPOUCH...check it out

http://www.amazon.com/Padpouch-Embedded-Magnifier-Protection--shoulder/dp/B00FY86K8Y/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1396211302&sr=8-1&keywords=padpouch

:eek::eek::eek:


DoDo case:
DODOcase for iPad 2 is designed to fold back to be used as a stand
Image (http://kylejlarson.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/dodo_case.jpg)

Apple smart cover:
It automatically wakes and sleeps your iPad. Itís a handy stand for reading, watching, and typing. Image (http://images.apple.com/hk/en/ipad-mini/features/images/smartcover-gallery/ipad_mini_smartcover_blue_on_white.jpg)

Zagg folio:
complete with a removable Bluetooth keyboard and a built-in stand system, ideal for on-the-go use.
Image (http://cdn3.pcadvisor.co.uk/cmsdata/reviews/3339040/Zagg-folio-main.jpg)

Griffin survivor
Survivor is built on a shatter-resistant polycarbonate frame clad in rugged, shock absorbing silicone
Image (http://www.mzone.sk/images/gallery/9274-griffin-survivor-ipad-pink_1-gallery.jpg)

Otterbox reflex:
The OtterBox Reflex Series for iPad 2 offers front and back device coverage in a sleek package
Image (http://gadgetsin.com/uploads/2011/09/otterbox_reflex_series_ipad_2_case_5.jpg)

Kayscase:
free-standing and kid-friendly case for iPad 2 and 3/new iPad.
Image (http://www.ipadminicasesonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/509c817a41e3d.jpg)

Speck iGuy
the free-standing foam case for the new iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2 and iPad original

Image (http://cdn.speckproducts.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/515x475/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/g/iguyfamily001.1.jpg)

M-edge supershell
The squishy foam material wraps around the edges of your iPad for a secure fit while the dimpled texture and ridges allow for better grip.
Image (http://cdn.medgestore.com/images/products/PD3-SH1/PD3-SH1-N-GRP--main-med.jpg)

Clumsy case
Clumsy case was designed for kids, as well as for the kid in all of us. It's fun, friendly, protective and functional with a durable soft foam construction thats a cinch to clean.
Image (http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0173/8828/products/clumsy_5_grande.jpg?249)