Memorial Day Sale- Save 20% on all orders through May 31st using coupon code MDAY2012!Updated With New Hands-On Photos! Recently Case-Mate has been impressing us here at iPad Accessories with their great selection of stylish and functional cases at great prices. Case-Mate has been around for a while as an iPad Accessory manufacturer and their stylish cases are always interesting and innovative. Their design teams seem to have no end to clever ways to combine interesting materials and interesting colors together to make something unique and good looking. We received a number of the new Case-Mate iPad 3 accessories to review and we have posted our thoughts and hands-on photos inside. Check out the new lineup and see which cases impressed us most!
Priced to compete directly with Apples very own Smart Cover, the Textured Tuxedo Case brings many more features to the table while still maintaining the slim profile of the Smart Cover. The Textured Tuxedo Case wraps your new iPad’s front AND back in a soft-touch textured material. The case utilizes “Magic Tape” adhesive (about 4″x6″) to securely lock your iPad into place. You can stick and unstick your iPad from this Magic Tape lots of times, and it holds the iPad in place very well without any bulky annoying straps. The case features the same roll-up magnetic stand of Apples Smart Cover and is fully compatible with the on/off magnetic switch of the third gen iPad. Bottom line is if you’re already in the market for an Apple Smart Cover then buying the Case-Mate is a no-brainer, it does everything the Apple Smart Cover does and more and it’s just as high quality! It comes in 5 glorious colors: black, grey, pink, turquoise, and orange. Check it out today!
We’re big fans of the Venture Case for the iPad 2, so we’re imagining the Venture case for the iPad 3 is even better! This folio-style case wraps your iPad in leather-inspired material with tactile textured finishes. A camera cut-out provides your iPad with an unobstructed view for picture taking and video making. The innovative stand design lays flat against the case when not in use and pops out in a snap when needed! The cover contains magnets that work the iPad’s on/off switch natively letting you save your iPad’s battery for important bird smashing or fruit swiping! The case comes in two great color combos: black on black, and dark brown on light brown. If you’re looking for a functional, professional case be sure to check out the Venture Case out!
Looking for solid protection while still giving easy access to the iPad’s screen? Look no further than the POP! case. the POP! case featured a strong, molded plastic shell coupled with soft rubber internals to cushion and cradle your iPad from inadvertant shocks and drops. Rubber sides give a solid grip on the iPad and slightly raised rubber frame keep the screen of the iPad off of surfaces even when placed face down! The case comes with an integrated stand that props the case and iPad in either portrait or landscape orientation, perfect for watching videos or playing games. The Case-Mate POP! comes in a very nice white and gray color combo, perfect for those of your who opted for the white iPad. More color combos are planned so be sure to check sign up for Case-Mate’s mailing list. The POP! can be bought direct from Case-Mate here.
Add a touch of class to your iPad 3 with the genuine leather signature slim case by Case-Mate. The case features a folio style construction complete with a velcro secured internal frame to keep your iPad in place and looking great! The cover folds back and via its innovative tab stand tab, forms a stand perfect for watching videos or typing out an email. The cover contains magnets compatible with the iPads on/off switch. All this functionality comes wrapped genuine leather and comes in three fabulous color combos: black and dark brown, grey and black, and raspberry pink and grey. The slim stand is indeed thing, and the material, while leather, doesn’t feel very luxurious. At $100, it’s a bit of a tough sell. However the styling is quite nice, so if you are looking for a nice thin leather iPad case check it out at case-mate today!
Do you already own a Smart Cover or are you planning on purchasing one? Worried a bit about the exposed aluminum back getting scratches over time? If so then the Barely There case is the prescription you need. The Barely There brings a simple solution to iPad protection with an impact resistant, one-piece hard shell that mates with Apples Smart Cover like peanut butter mates with jelly. Perfect for those of us who already have a Smart Cover but want to protect the back, sides and corners too. At $40 though, it too is a bit of a touch sell when compared to Case-Mate’s own Tuxedo Case. However, if you are just looking for some excellent quality protection for the back of your iPad, then look no further. It’s so thin there’s no reason to ever take it off, and you get the peace of mind knowing that it’s safe no matter where you set it. The Barely There comes in 3 great colors: black, glossy white, and lipstick pink. Check it out at Case-Mate today!
For the adventurous iPad accessories enthusiast comes an eclectic case from Case-Mate: the Stingray Slim Stand case. Featuring stingray embossed leather in two bold colors: turquoise blue and lipstick pink this case is sure to stand out! Speaking of standing out, the smart-magnetic compatible cover folds neatly into a stand via the innovative tab located on the back of the case. Cutouts for all the iPads buttons and ports encircle the case and a camera hole allows unobstructed access to picture taking even on the most extreme adventures. For those looking for something special be sure to check out the Stingray Slim Stand now!
No matter what case catches your fancy, Case-Mate or not, the screen protector kit is here to give your iPad that final layer of scratch and scuff protection. Consisting of a tough self-adhesive polymer, the anti-glare and anti-fingerprint screen protector installs and removes easily from your iPad. The kit comes with everything needed to install and keep your protector looking and functioning its best; a soft applicator card, a screen cleaning cloth and the full faced screen protector. The kit is compatible with both the iPad 2 and the new iPad 3. Be sure to give your iPad an extra dose of screen protection with the screen protector kit by Case-Mate today!