The Hazard (iPad mini; $45) is a lightweight-but-durable hardshell case with a slim profile. Compatible with Apple’s Smart Cover, the case provides access to all ports, buttons, and cameras. The Hazard is available in sheet metal or jet black.
If you know someone who has an implanted defibrillator, you might want to caution them because according to a finding by a 14-year old by the name of Gianna Chien, it seems that the magnets used in Apple’s Smart Cover [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
Newer Technology has announced the NuGuard GripStand and GripBase for iPad mini ($35-$60), a smaller version of the GripStand and GripBase we reviewed for full-sized iPads. Fitting seamlessly with Apple’s Smart Cover, NuGuard’s GripStand mini lets users swivel the integrated circular stand 360 degrees to position at any angle. Show More Summary
The Engage (iPad mini; $20) is the perfect companion for Apple’s Smart Cover: The case provides protection for the back of your device, adding a splash of color without hiding the iPad mini’s beautiful design. The Engage comes in clear, smoke, green, or red.
LG unveiled a special case, called the Quick Cover, for its huge Optimus G Pro smartphone, which debuted last week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Quick Cover takes inspiration from Apple's Smart Cover: The Optimus G Pro's...Show More Summary
Staples on Tuesday updated its website to advertise that accessories for Apple products ? including the Magic Mouse, Time Capsule and EarPods ? are now available for purchase through the retailer.
TwelveSouth announced a new iPhone accessory today, one that probably looks familiar if you're aware of Apple's Smart Cover and Smart Case products. The SurfacePad for iPhone is a sheath of Napa leather that wraps around your phone and provides basic level protection while adding a minimum amount of weight and thickness.
The $20 CoverBuddy is a slim rubber hardshell case that works to protect the back of your Smart Cover-clad iPad mini. The case, available in colors to match Apple’s Smart Cover lineup, protects just the back of your tablet. When I say the CoverBuddy is slim, I mean it: The case is a decidedly svelte 1.5mm thick. Show More Summary
We're generally fans of iPad cases that combine the functionality of Apple's Smart Cover with full back protection. That's just what X-Doria's SmartJacket for iPad mini ($35) offers, with some unique design elements and an attractive price. Show More Summary
Apple's smart cover for the iPad was one of the most innovative tablet accessories out there -- until Microsoft revealed its Touch Cover with built-in keyboard for the Surface tablet, that is. Still, the magnetic smart cover has much to recommend it. Show More Summary
Just as the iPad mini has shrunk down in size, Apple’s Smart Cover has done likewise to protect the iPad mini’s 7.9-inch screen. The biggest difference from before is that the metal hinge that snaps onto the iPad’s side has been replaced by a new design that essentially wraps the device in a single piece of [...]
Bought an Apple Smart Cover only to realize it offers little protection and is no substitute for a real case? The Rolling Ave i-Circle is perhaps the greatest rear shell to compliment Apple’s Smart Cover, while adding protection and amazingly simple and capable stand options. Show More Summary
Today’s mobile news roundup features: Apple’s requesting the courts to rule in their favor; Apple’s Smart Cover with built-in display; Samsung readies Galaxy Note successor; HTC expects weak Q3 due to Apple-Samsung dominance, and Google’s Google Wallet kerfuffle. Show More Summary
Apple’s Smart Cover, the magnetic cover that sits on top of the iPad’s screen, currently suffers from being not very smart at all. However, a patent application from the company released by the U.S. Patent Application and Trademark Office (USPTO) …
Microsoft's answer to Apple's "Smart Cover" includes keyboards and trackpads.
The Smarter Stand is not actually a stand, but rather a pair of clips that make your Smart Cover or Smart Case more versatile. (Credit: Dotan Saguy) Much as I like the idea behind Apple's Smart Cover for iPad, I never much cared forShow More Summary
Apple's Smart Covers are great for covering the iPad's touchscreen, but they've left the backside unprotected. In recognition that some people want to protect the aluminum case from scratches and other damage, Apple has introduced the...Show More Summary
Apple’s iPad Smart Cover is a wonderful product. Not only is it pretty much the most minimal yet versatile iPad case around, it’s fun, attractive aesthetic — inspired by Japanese bath covers — hides some serious engineering beneath the surface thanks to its 30+ odd magnets. So it’s a great product. Did you know that [...]Show More Summary
Apple’s Smart Cover is about as minimal as minimal gets, but recently mine has been getting a little slack — literally. Meanwhile, Miniot’s Mk2 wooden iPad cover looks like it may match Apple’s minimalism while actually working a lot better. Recently, I switched the screen-lock sound of my iPad 3 back on while troubleshooting another [...]Show More Summary
In discussing Miniot’s new lid, it’s important to focus on the main fault of the first edition, which continues with Cover Mk2: just as with Apple’s Smart Cover, it lacks any sort of body protection for the iPad. Cases keep the tablet from getting bumped, scratched, or otherwise marred, and Cover Mk2 simply does not provide that kind of defense. Show More Summary