2 kids+ hardwood floors causes me to cringe. Which case do I need?

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories for iPAD 1, 2 and 3' started by papa, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. papa

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    If it were just me, I would probably get a waterfield case and use it "naked". (Perhaps a stand would come in handy and I do not know what I am missing, not sure.)

    But, I have two kids and hardwood floors, and It is the hottest little gadget out the house. I need to be able to protect it some while it is in use.

    The plastic shells turn me off because they look so cheap. I am not sure how much they would protect it if it were to drop anyways. The otterbox I am not sure about, but it isnt even out yet anyways. The Zoogue looks pretty sweet and covers most of the ipad. That oberon case loows awesome, but I worry about the flap not "bending" as in the gadgeteer review.

    Any strong suggestions on what I need? Post and PM me suggestions.
    Not really concerned about money as I am about not wasting money on the wrong case, if that helps.

    Thanks!
     
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  2. Purpleorchid

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    I've got an InvisibleShield screen protector for the front and a clear Hard Candy Sleek case.

    Depending on the age of the kids, the Hard Candy Street case will offer a little more protection/cool-ness than the Sleek case. Although my Sleek case seems to do okay with my 18 month old son so far.
     
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    Just installed a Hard Candy Street Skin. It's a bit more formidable than the gels I've seen and may be able to take a drop from a couple feet. I am able to keep it in the folio case Street Skin and all and feel that the combination is adequate protection. If that Otterbox Defender had come to market, I would have sprun for the $90.00, but there's no date as yet.
     
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    I got this one as well.....just in case my 6yr old drops it. Mix of mostly hardwood floors and tile to contend with....
     
  5. papa

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    I see the street skin. What portfolio does it fit in ?
     
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  7. Al Rogers

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    Treat your Ipad as if if was a gun keep it away from your kids then you have no worries,also tell them NO.

    Al.
     
  8. papa

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    Easier said then done.

    My daughter can damn near talk me into buying her one. :eek:
     
  9. RobertBasil

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    If your kids are not old enough for you to trust them alone with a $500-$900 electronic device then why are you letting them touch it? If you say "easier said than done" then my question to you is.... Who is the parent in your house?

    Yes, I have a 5 year old and a 12 year old in my house, but they both know they are not allowed to touch my iPad unless me or their mom is sitting next to them and even then they have to ask first.

    It amazes me how many parents don't know how to say no (and stick to it) these days.

    Oh, and by the way, I have hardwood floors throughout my house.
     
  10. mraif

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    Amen, Brother!
     

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