The Best Cases For Your New iPad

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Now that you’ve got a fancy new iPad, it’s time to think about how to keep it protected.

Cases are a smart investment for a device that you’re already invested in—whether you got it as a present or as a gift for yourself.

With that in mind, we gathered up some of our favourites and other high-rated cases.

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title=”Switcheasy Canvas for iPad”
content=”We had this beloved case on our iPad 2 and loved it. The combination folio-and-stand cover is still perfectly compatible with any third- or fourth-generation iPad and we recommend it without hesitation.

Price: $49.99
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title=”Switcheasy Canvas for iPad Mini”
content=”Also check out the Switcheasy’s little brother for the iPad Mini. Just as functional and protective.

Price: $39.99
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title=”Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio”
content=”This case includes a solar-powered Bluetooth keyboard. You’ll never need a battery again.

Price: $130
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title=”Griffin Survivor”
content=”If you need an extra-protective case and want to save a little money on the $90 Otterbox case, consider this supertough silicone case by Griffin.

Price: $79.99
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title=”Skech Fabric Flipper”
content=”It’s lightweight, it’s functional, and it comes in a variety of colours.

Price: $44.95
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title=”Joy Factory SmartSuit iPad Mini case”
content=”The Wirecutter, a respected gadget recommendation site, calls this one of the best iPad Mini cases you can buy. It’s got a hardshell back and a flexible front to let you sit it up in a variety of positions.

Price: $32.99
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title=”Rickshaw iPad Mini Sleeve”
content=”It’s a sleeve! Slip your iPad Mini in and keep it safe.

Price: $29-$39
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title=”Dodocase iPad Mini case”
content=”If you’re concerned with fashion over function, it’s hard to do better than a Dodocase. It fits your iPad inside an elegant book cover to keep it looking good.

Price: $34.95
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title=”Want to see our picks for other tech equipment?”
content=”Click here to see our favourite gadgets of 2012 >
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