The Mophie Workbook is an iPad case, iPad screen protector and iPad stand rolled into one elegant package. The case portion comes from a form-fitting exterior that allows full access to all iPad ports and controls. The screen is protected by a faux leather flap that folds book-like over the iPad. Open the flap, put it face down on the desk, and the Mophie Workbook becomes an iPad stand. Available in several colors. $60
Among its many benefits, an iPad can make a long car trip appear to zoom by quickly. Toward that end vondrous gadget maker Griffin offers the CinemaSeat for the iPad, which keeps Apple’s movie-showing, video-streaming, TV-displaying tablet computer securely attached to the back of a car or airline seat. The CinemaSeat can be especially useful in preempting disputes among rival children as to who hogging the iPad for themselves.
The CinemaSeat includes a padded frame, stretchy accessory pockets and adjustable seat straps.
It is the most vondrous case for an iPad we’ve seen. When it is closed the DODOcase looks like a traveler’s journal or artist’s sketchbook—it betrays no sign that there’s a high tech piece of electronics snuggly secured inside. When open the DODOcase can easily be held in hand or placed down on a table angled towards the user. Each case is made by hand from lightweight bamboo. $50 + shipping