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i picked up my iPad 3 on launch day and really wanted a good case for it but there were not many out because of the small changes apple made from the iPad 2 and case manufacturers betting they wouldn't change.

what the case had to have: front and back protection, some kind of locking cover, able to be positioned at several angles while sitting on a table, and magnetic on/off.

the first one i really liked was the targus versavue but the reviews were not favorable, iPad would fall out, magnetic on/off doesn't work. targus has been replacing the cases if you contact them but as far as i know they are not shipping ones that work.

the one i ended up purchasing was the belkin folio and i really like this case plus every feature works as intended. it has 4 rubber corners you put the iPad in that keep it mounted to the back side of the case, a rear camera hole (for all those times you take pictures with it wink.gif ), it can be set a many different angles without having to remove any part of the iPad as i have seen with other cases, magnetic on/off, and a magnetic latch for the front cover that can be flipped back to keep it out of the way. the only cons i have seen in this case have been that the front cover is a little flimsy and the strips for keeping it at an angle do not hold very strongly (they do work well but if you are moving it they can slip), and you can only stand the iPad in landscape (the versavue is able to rotate and stand in portrait or landscape)
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post #102 of 1107
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Originally Posted by RedStapler View Post

Welcome! What kinda case is that on your 2012?
Also, 100th Thread Post. Woo!

It's this one :

http://www.amazon.com/Speck-Products-PixelSkin-Rubberized-SPK-A0415/dp/B004SGSHIY/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1334176934&sr=8-4


I really like it and it fits the new ipad like a glove.
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What are your favorite features of that case?
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I just like the all around protection that it gives. I thought about getting the smart cover but then realized I would have to buy a back protector as well. I also like how solid it makes the iPad feel. It's quite a thick piece of rubber and heavy.

A couple cons are that it is a PITA to put back on once you take it off and that the sticky portion that closes the flat loses its adhesiveness after awhile.
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Count me in, iPad2 64gb WiFi +3G with AT&T (3GB a month data plan). Take a screenshot later if I remember. Would like the new one, but it will have to wait until next January.

I do love owning an iPad. I use it on the go constantly. Main things I do use it for are web surfing, Netflix, synced movies, games of course, note taking (have Bluetooth keyboard for it and stylus), and keeping the kid quite on road trips. The kid mainly plays games and watches movies.
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post #107 of 1107
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*clearing throat*

And we are now the OFFICIAL iPad Owner's Club! biggrin.gif

Yay! Would y'all like to see us create an "official" club signature? I've always felt it's better to let people decide how they want to link to things in their sig, but if it's sort of a golden rule to make one, I'm happy to put one up there.

Cheers, and thanks to everyone for your participation!
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Isn't the "back camera" the one that faces out, and the "front camera" the one you use for facetime?

You can use both and can switch between the cameras during a FaceTime call. It's quite useful for showing stuff to the other person without having to flip your iPad.
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post #109 of 1107
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the first one i really liked was the targus versavue but the reviews were not favorable, iPad would fall out, magnetic on/off doesn't work. targus has been replacing the cases if you contact them but as far as i know they are not shipping ones that work.

Interesting. I bought the Targus Slim Case for my iPads on release and had the magnetic lock issue. Calling customer service took a long time but they were very nice and even let me choose from any case in their line-up (considered getting the VersaVu 360 but it's just too heavy). Other than the no magnetic lock thing, the case is pretty great. It fits the iPad quite snugly. No falling out, either. It takes a bit of force to remove iPad from my Targus case.

Just received the replacement covers last week but I still haven't swapped cases so don't know if magnetic lock works now.
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Black Ipad 1G 64GB +3G, White iPad 2 32GB 3G and the new iPad White 16gb + 4G pls add smile.gif
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