Tag Archives: Cases/Skins for iPad

iPad: now powered by the sun

Voltaic just released its new iPad case, dubbed the Spark Tablet Case. (Personally I like just plain Spark better, but I can understand why Voltaic would want its new case to appeal to all tablets, not just the iPad). This new case is capable of charging your tablet in just 10 hours of sunlight, and weighs only 2.5 pounds. Other highlights include the…

iPad 2 busted, despite G-form Extreme Sleeve

It seems ironic to post this after Cam just talked about how incredible this product is, but the G-Form Extreme Sleeve may have one flaw.  Though it can protect your iPad from a bowling ball, keep in tact after sky diving, and survive being run over by a car, it can’t handle being tossed onto the concrete in one man’s backyard.  Maybe this sleeve…

Accessory Review: ZAGG mate Case with Keyboard

Category: iPad case, keyboard Model: ZAGG mate case w/keyboard Price: $99.99 w/keyboard; $49.99 case only TiP Rating: 3.5/5 Seller: ZAGG Requirements: iPad (ZAGG mate with or without keyboard), iPad 2 (Logitech Keyboard Case by ZAGG) Summary: Marrying form with function, this beautiful aluminum case will protect your iPad on the go, and the…

iFrogz Case Round-up

Looking to protect your beloved iPhone or iPad from bumps and scuffs with a little style? Check out this round-up of iFrogz cases. The iFrogz line of cases are well-made, feel good in the hand, and are very durable. Luxe Original MSRP: $29.99 Devices: iPhone 3G/S, iPhone 4, iPad 1 Rating: 4/5 The Luxe Original was my first iPhone case, back…

Drop a bowling ball on your iPad? No problem with G-form Extreme Sleeve

Some accessories claim to be tough, others will promise a lifetime supply of durability, few make videos to prove it. G-form has designed a case for iPad 2 that’s so tough, you can drop a bowling ball on it. Check the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4uUhWtYDPk If you’re wanting some extreme protection for your Apple tablet while you’re out and…

Crafty Cool: Felt iOS Cases

These felt iOS device cases are so ridonculously cute I can’t stand it. Made by Yujin Kim in Cincinatti, each case is designed and stitched by hand. Yukin was a visual arts major in Korea, which probably accounts for the Asian feel of her illustrations — simple, cute and expressive, with impeccable construction. There are just a few basic designs…

Crafty Cool: Bacony goodness is all over this

After spending my honeymoon in Germany a few years ago puttering around the countryside, my love affair with all things Deutsch began. This includes, in no short part, the food. In addition to local brew, each region of Germany has its own unique sausage — currywurst in Berlin, the spicy, slender sausages of Nürnberg, and of course the famous…

Unique iPhone and iPad accessories to bring on the happies

I live in New England, and let me just say — It is DREAR-EE out there! So slushy and wet with this latest snowstorm, that the environs outside my window is positively depressing. I need a little something to perk myself up, and you know what that means — a little window-shopping for my pet gadgets! And not just anything will do — when…

iUniversity: Always use protection

Whether you stand up with your phone in your lap, fumble your iPod as you check the time at a party or even drop your iPad off the top bunk, the feeling in the pit of your stomach when you see your shiny device hurtling towards the ground is universal. The fall is impossibly slow, yet maddeningly unstoppable. You rush to the aid of your iOS device, fingers…

Read e-books in the bath tub with DryCase

Over the years, clever boffins have created various ways of using your electronic gadgets in wet environments. Whether you want to use your MP3 player in the rain, take your camera scuba diving, or listen to music in the shower, there’s generally a solution for it. Dry Case, a company specialising in waterproof accessories, has recently released the…