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The Week in iPad Cases: Colors aplenty

This week’s roundup of iPad protection includes colorful designs, materials that range from the sophisticated to the ultramodern, and the usual variety of cases for your every need.

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Colors aplenty

This week’s roundup of iPad protection includes colorful designs, materials that range from the sophisticated to the ultramodern, and the usual variety of cases for your every need.

emallbox leather ipad
Emall Box

The Black 360 (iPad Air; $14) features a 360-degree swivel stand that props up your tablet for reading and typing in both horizontal and vertical orientations.

Made from synthetic leather with a soft microfiber inner lining, this snap-on case comes in black and is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic wake/sleep feature.

griffin beamhaus ipad
Griffin Technology

The Beamhaus (all iPad models; $100) is an all-leather sleeve that elegantly secures your tablet, keeping it safe while you’re on the go.

The sleeve, which is made from black leather with tan accents, features a suede inner lining to protect your iPad from scratches, and a hidden magnetic closure that keeps the cover flap securely in place.

gumdrop hideaway ipad
Gumdrop Cases

The Hideaway (iPad Air; $70) features a rugged design reinforced with rubber bumpers on all four corners for extra protection.

Made of silicone, the case offers easy access to all ports and buttons, includes a pop-out stand for viewing the iPad's screen at multiple angles in landscape orientation, and comes in black, orange, or blue.

lentedesigns tuttifrutti ipad
Lente Designs

The Tutti Frutti (iPad Air; £18) sports a colorful design hand-printed on cotton canvas material that adds lightweight protection to your tablet.

The case is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake feature and doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation.

lightinthebox eiffeltower ipad
Light in the Box

Ooh la la! The Eiffel Tower (iPad Air; $10) is decorated with a beautiful print of the Eiffel Tower overlaid onto a map of Paris.

Made of PU leather, the case folds neatly into a notebook shape and doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation.

logitech bigbang ipad
Logitech

As its name suggests, the Big Bang (iPad Air; $100) offers extreme protection from bumps and falls, although using a thin and light design.

Made of durable and shock-absorbent materials, the case doubles as a viewing stand at multiple angles in landscape orientation, and is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

thejoyfactory smartblazer ipad
The Joy Factory

The SmartBlazer (iPad Air; $50) combines a black, synthetic-leather exterior with red stitching; the interior is black or red.

The case sports a built-in strap for a comfortable, one-handed grip; six card slots; a large side pocket; and a universal stylus holder. It's also compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

thule atmos ipad
Thule

The Atmos X3 (iPad Air; $80) features hardshell protective armor with a rubberized inlay for additional stability and protection.

The case offers full access to cameras, ports, and controls, and it doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation.

zazzle redmonogram ipad
Zazzle

The Monogram (iPad 2, 3, 4, mini and Air; $43) features an elegant, red-floral monogram, custom made from premium cloth and finished with glossy laminate.

The case, which can be customized with a name or message of your choosing, doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation thanks to a non-slip edge design.