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What Your Air Should Wear

On Air: 35 Great iPad Air Cases

Just because the word “air” is in your latest iPad’s name doesn’t mean it’s going to float on the ether if (when) you drop it. There isn’t going to be some magical, fluffy cloud protection when you slip it in your work bag or duffel; there is neither a keyboard nor some sort of built-in kickstand. So, clumsy, what’re you supposed to do? How do you keep your pristine investment and advanced piece of technology looking new? How do you keep it accessible and functional in every imaginable way and every imaginable place, from the airplane to the board room to the living room?

For starters, you could do worse than picking up one of the best iPad Air cases on the market. We’ve rounded up 35 of the grandest grippers, gewgaw-laden sleeves, shells, keyboards and folios and parsed them by price.

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Careful Commute

OtterBox Commuter iPad Case

OtterBox has already made an appearance in our 25 Best iPad Cases, but we hadn’t had any time with the OtterBox Commuter iPad Case ($38). A less ruggedized version, the Commuter still equips the iPad with enough protection to safeguard against the nasties the morning commute or the inevitable fits of anger you’ll experience upon…

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Be Prepared. For Anything.

Bug Out Bag (aka: Ultimate Survival Kit)

Recently, when the sky turned black in the middle of the afternoon over my Orange County home, I started thinking about survival. The fires were burning in several directions within five or six miles, and I knew there might be a chance I would need to evacuate. Thankfully, the fires didn’t burn any closer, but I knew…