Need iPad sleeve recommendations for Father's Day gift

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  1. macmacpaddywhak macrumors newbie

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    Hello forum!

    I want to buy a new sleeve for my husband for father's day. He bought the $40 sleeve from Apple but it picks up dust and has a weird rubbery texture that just doesn't feel right. I want a simple sleeve that is practical, and not neoprene (it seems as if I have a texture problem!). Any advice would be appreciated. Thank you!
     
  2. psychonaut macrumors 6502a

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    I would suggest looking at the following:

    1. SF Bags: http://sfbags.com/products/ipad-cases/ipad-cases.php Good for keeping the iPad in while its not in use.

    Otherwise if you want a folio style case that the iPad stays in while in use

    2. Marware: http://www.marware.com/products/iPad

    3. Incase: http://www.goincase.com/products/category/iPad Look at the Book Jacket or Convertable Book jacket
     
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  4. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    Are you buying the case for him or you? :D
     
  5. macmacpaddywhak thread starter macrumors newbie

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    For him of course :) And maybe a little for me!
     
  6. gdeputy macrumors 6502a

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    I would suggest the hard candy bubble sleeve. The rubber feet were faulty but they fixed it and now they are awesome. Great customer service too I had a faulty one and they sent me out a brand new case
     
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  8. psychonaut macrumors 6502a

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    Totally agree on this one. The combo of either the Belkin Grip Vue / Switcheasy Nude and the Hard Candy Cases Bubble or Hard Sleeve really can't be beat.
     
  9. Hammie macrumors 65816

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    Are you asking about a sleeve or folio case?

    Next, do you want leather, fabric, or nylon outer shell?

    Last is budget? Are you looking at staying within $40 or less or are you willing to go more?
     
  10. macmacpaddywhak thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I am not super price sensitive but want to stay under $100. As for outside fabric, I would be ok with leather, fabric or nylon as long as it's not too light of a color (I've seen cases that are white leather-- I'd get that dirty in 2 seconds by my luck!)

    And thanks for the previous suggestions (although isn't the speck one neoprene?)-- I'll check them out!
     
  11. Hammie macrumors 65816

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    If I was looking for a sleeve, I would probably go with either a Watergate SF or Fossil one. They both look great and seem to fit your requirements.
     
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  14. macmacpaddywhak thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks everyone for all of the suggestions! I think he'll be having a great father's day!
     
  15. MatthewStorm macrumors 6502a

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    I went to buy this as I love Proporta's stuff but it's nowhere to be found on their website.
     
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    Simple leather sleeve from Sena. $99.99 but there is a 20% coupon you can easily find on google.
     
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  19. macmacpaddywhak thread starter macrumors newbie

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    For those who have the SF sleeves and the suede ones-- do these have any padding?
     
  20. Galley macrumors 65816

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    If you're referring to the WaterField Designs Slip Case, it does have padding, plus one side has a flexible plastic insert for added protection. Dunno about the suede model, though.
     
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