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The Week in iPad Cases: The transporter

This week's iPad-case roundup plays host to a couple tough-as-nails cases for taking your tablet on the road. You'll also find some accessories that protect without adding much bulk when you're safe at home.

The transporter

This week's iPad-case roundup plays host to a couple tough-as-nails cases for taking your tablet on the road. You'll also find some accessories that protect without adding much bulk when you're safe at home.

ACase

The F1 (iPad mini; $35) is a premium leather cover with a robust polycarbonate case that protects your tablet from falls, scratches, and other everyday accidents.

The case comes in black with a red interior, and is compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake function.

Booq

The Viper 7 (iPad mini; $40) is designed to keep your iPad mini and all its (small) accessories in one convenient place while traveling.

Lightweight and slim, the Viper 7 provides organized space for cables, an iPhone, and other small bits of gear. The rigid shell contains a generous amount of neoprene padding to keep your electronics safe while not in use.

Moshi

The VersaCover Origami (iPad Air; $60) features a unique screen cover that’s designed to fold up (hence the name) and double as a stand providing three different viewing angles in both landscape and portrait orientations.

The case, which is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake function, comes in black, blue, green, or red.

Naztech

The TPU Cover (iPad Air; $23) is a minimalist shell case made from flexible TPU material that protects your tablet from bumps and scratches while greatly improving your grip.

The Cover comes in clear, black, grey, hot pink, purple, or teal.

Rickshaw Bagworks

The company’s Sleeve (iPad Air; $40) is perfectly sized to fit the iPad Air and keep it safe from bumps and scratches while carrying, with a vertical-slide-in orientation that allows you to recharge your tablet while it’s safely stowed away inside.

The Sleeve is completely customizable—you can choose from among dozens of different color and texture patterns for everything from the bindings to the canvas.

Skooba Design

The Courier V.3 (all iPad models; $90) is made from micro-ballistic nylon, which offers excellent protection against bumps, scratches, and tears—it’s even water resistant.

The bag, which includes a generous amount of padded storage space for everything from papers to accessories, also comes with a zippered front pocket and convenient shoulder strap.

SwitchEasy

The Canvas (iPad Air; $50) is made using a durable canvas material that’s resistant to splashes, stains, and scratches. It’s all wrapped around a shock-absorbent polycarbonate shell for maximum protection.

The Canvas comes in black, pink, lime, and turquoise, and is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake function.

X-Doria

The SmartStyle (iPad mini; $40) features a unique, puff-printed cover that wraps around your tablet from front to back. This unique design help improve your grip, and it adds a splash of color to the iPad’s looks.

The case comes in five different patterns and colors, ranging from blue with multi-hued lines to red with a teal square-and-cross geometric motif.

ZooGue

The Case Prodigy (iPad Air; $60) is made from a durable material designed to keep your tablet secure during everyday use, with added protection around the edges and other vulnerable areas.

The Prodigy’s cover is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake function, and it doubles as a viewing or typing stand capable of supporting six different angles in landscape orientation.