Review: Spigen SGP Tough Armor for iPad mini


Despite the fact that you can separate the case into pieces, you don’t have to do so during installation or removal. It’s easy enough to snap the iPad mini in place without really fussing with it. Inside, some hidden features help increase protectiveness, including air cushions in the corners. Like most iPad cases, Tough Armor leaves the speakers, Lightning port, side switch, rear camera, microphones, and headphone port totally bare. Large…

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First Look: iBackFlip TabKeeper 360 for iPad


It’s been a while since we’ve seen anything new from iBackFlip, but now the company is back with its latest — and least expensive — bag, the TabKeeper 360 ($55). Able to be worn as a messenger bag, sling style backpack, or briefcase, depending on how you position the detachable strap, its key feature is the same as previous carriers from the company. That is, it can fold down for hands-free access, with straps holding the tablet perpendicular to…

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Review: Belkin LEGO Builder Case for iPad mini


The case’s hard plastic shell comes in green, yellow, or red. Either generation of iPad mini easily snaps into it, although Retina iPad mini users will notice that there’s no opening for the rear microphone. Otherwise, there are clean holes for the headphone port, top mic, Sleep/Wake button, and rear camera, plus a gap for the side switch and volume buttons, and another for the speakers and Lightning port. Overall, it’s not the most protective…

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