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Twelve South today debuted a new version of its popular BookBook case, this time designed to fit Apple's 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Made from high-quality leather, the BookBook, for those unfamiliar, is designed to look like a classic book, offering protection for the iPad while also concealing it. It's handcrafted and carefully distressed so each BookBook has a unique look.

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The BookBook for iPad Pro features two hardback covers to protect the iPad while traveling, and it has a built-in storage pocket to hold an Apple Pencil or stylus. Dual zippers keep it closed and a soft microfiber protects the iPad's screen.

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When in use, a kickstand inside the cover of the BookBook can be arranged at an ideal angle for writing, drawing, and painting, plus there's a second cover angle that turns it into a hands-free "presentation mode" for watching videos and displaying artwork.


Twelve South is offering the BookBook for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro starting today, while a 9.7-inch version will be coming in the near future. The BookBook is priced at $99.99 and can be purchased from the Twelve South website.

Article Link: Twelve South Introduces BookBook for iPad Pro
 

MadDawg2020

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Twelve South today debuted a new version of its popular BookBook case, this time designed to fit Apple's 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Made from high-quality leather, the BookBook, for those unfamiliar, is designed to look like a classic book, offering protection for the iPad while also concealing it. It's handcrafted and carefully distressed so each BookBook has a unique look.

twelvesouthipadprobookbook.jpg

The BookBook for iPad Pro features two hardback covers to protect the iPad while traveling, and it has a built-in storage pocket to hold an Apple Pencil or stylus. Dual zippers keep it closed and a soft microfiber protects the iPad's screen.

twelvesouthbookbook2.jpg

When in use, a kickstand inside the cover of the BookBook can be arranged at an ideal angle for writing, drawing, and painting, plus there's a second cover angle that turns it into a hands-free "presentation mode" for watching videos and displaying artwork.


Twelve South is offering the BookBook for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro starting today, while a 9.7-inch version will be coming in the near future. The BookBook is priced at $99.99 and can be purchased from the Twelve South website.

Article Link: Twelve South Introduces BookBook for iPad Pro
[doublepost=1463592143][/doublepost]Great!!! After the newest iOS update all the bricked iPad pros are about as high tech as an old book.
 

Daws001

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Love the look and that it holds the pencil but I'm not sure about how it's secured in the case. Didn't older versions have corner straps that held the iPad in place? Seems like this version will be a pain to have to pry the iPad out of that case every time you wanted to use a smart keyboard (which I use often).
 

Buckeyestar

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Love the look and that it holds the pencil but I'm not sure about how it's secured in the case. Didn't older versions have corner straps that held the iPad in place? Seems like this version will be a pain to have to pry the iPad out of that case every time you wanted to use a smart keyboard (which I use often).
No, all the iPad BookBooks have been like this. It was the MacBook versions that had corner straps. And it's not that difficult to put an iPad in or take it out.
 

dwaltwhit

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Interesting style, but not mine. I appreciate the design and execution, but I'm more into minimalist approach to protection.
 

scott911

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off topic: I'd like 12 south to make a subwoofer accessory for imac; something using similar technology to their product for the laptop, but powered from wall so it can consume reasonable wattage to drive a decent woofer. My hand's up to be your beta tester.
 
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Fatboy71

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Really don't get why people want to put their iPad into something that looks like an old worn book, but whatever floats your boat I guess.

Couldn't be happier with the Sena Vettra I got for my iPad Pro. Ticks all the boxes for what I want out of an iPad case.
 

peakman

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Really like the material they've chosen for this case, though it does make it kind of bulky and heavy...
 

Beerstalker

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If only I could find a case that fit somewhere between this and the Moko ultra slim case.
http://www.amazon.com/MoKo-iPad-Pro...1463611335&sr=1-3&keywords=moko+ipad+pro+case

I just want a case with a shell like the Moko, but just one big flap on the front. I don't need the front to fold a bunch of different ways to try to prop it up, as I have never used that on any of my previous ipad cases, and I actually find it more of a nuisance. The biggest thing I want though is a little more room between the ipad and the hinge so you can store the Apple Pencil there, like the Book Book has.

So pretty much I just want a padfolio like this:
http://www.amazon.com/Bags-Less-Del...UTF8&qid=1463611626&sr=1-12&keywords=padfolio
But with the iPad Pro held in place instead of the notepad.

If anyone sees that let me know.
 

Ivanovitchk

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off topic: I'd like 12 south to make a subwoofer accessory for imac; something using similar technology to their product for the laptop, but powered from wall so it can consume reasonable wattage to drive a decent woofer. My hand's up to be your beta tester.

wtf m8? just get a real speaker / sound system !
 

Bigsk8r

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Especially one with a title like Book Book... unless, of course, that easily gives it away as a fake book containing a very expensive device. ;)

Yes, because every band of thieves rummaging through your house are looking at the bookshelf and coffee table and reading the book titles.

:cool:
 
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SteveW928

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Yes, because every band of thieves rummaging through your house are looking at the bookshelf and coffee table and reading the book titles.

:cool:

:) I think by the time it's gone that far, you're in trouble anyway, even if your iPad remains hidden. I was thinking more about it being in one's backpack or such. I'm guessing it's more for someone who just like the novelty of it, than theft protection, though.
 

Digital Skunk

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To me, this would make a better sleeve. As a case, especially one where the user is supposed to keep the iPad Pro inside, this is a bit awful.

Not like Twelve South at all. It looks more awkward to use this than a rMacbook.

As a sleeve ONLY, I'd buy it.
 
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