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Apple Case

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by living2345, Apr 5, 2010.

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    So how do you guys like the Apple case? Is it worth a purchase?
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    I don't think they are out in the wild yet.
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    Yeash they are, I got one the first day! According to apple.com they werent supposed to be out until "late april" but they were sitting right there when I was lead to the register.

    Its a good case, snug fit and easy to set up for standing or typing! Very handy and gives great screen protection! I thought it was gonna be more plastic to the touch but it feels more gripfriendly than anything. Only one thing though, it stains r e a l l y easy so make sure you didnt pick your nose or had a cheeseburger berfore you pick it up!

    Definitly a good buy!
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    I picked one up at the apple store Saturday morning when I got my iPad and put it on before I even turned it on the first time. It definitely gives a nice, secure grip. It may not be the best option out there for everyone, but I like it.
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    I don't like the Apple binder cover. I will be replacing this one very soon. The sharp edges on the three sides where the seams are glued or joined bother me . right now it's better then nothing and t he only thing available. Of course, this will change very soon. In fact we are starting to see more and more selections commming out. I just ordered a gell cover for backup
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    I ordered one with my 3G pre-order but my goal is to eventually get the same type but in leather. Now that the manufacturers actually have a real ipad to model there should be lots of options available by the time I get my 3G in "Late April".
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    I bought the Apple binder cover also. At first I did not like it. It is cumbersome to take it out to set it in the dock-the Apple dock should have been designed to hold the Ipad with the cover on it. It is growing on me. The other critique is that it does not sit up like it is supposed to on a hard surface-that piece is not rigid enough to support it. I would not trust it to hold it up without it falling over and potentially hitting the floor (not good).
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    It does everything I want it to do -- I'm sure we will see many third party ones with extra's to hold extra stuff but I have no interest in making the IPAD+CASE as large as my laptop or even my slate tablet.

    IPAD must have a cover like this to be usable IMO --- Just to hold on to it while Ereading etc... it gives you a place to put your finger (behind the cover). I'm glad that I did not pick up a dock because I would not want to have to remove the cover very often - its a tight /good fit.
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    Check out the cases at SENA.Com. They are expensive, but I expect them to be well worth the cost. I have previously used there products and they are wonderful.
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    I ordered mine with my pre order but I won't be getting it until the 20th
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    I got the apple and it is fine. I am sure there will be better ones on the market soon. At least it is protected right now.
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    I like it. I too was surprised to find them in great abundance "in store" on April 3rd! It's actually more svelt that I imagined before!
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    i guess im just gonna have to order a case because being a truck driver is makin this search difficult i still have the plastic covering my ipad until i find some kinda case are something
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    I bought the apple case on April 3rd, the same day that I bought my iPad. I really like it. As others have said it is a very snug fit.
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    You should get a case if you don't want any scratches on your ipad. Especially the back of it.
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    got mine today..I really like how it can stand it up for watching netflix while I work. Now I'm actually tempted to grab a keyboard.
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    I see that some ebay merchants are offering a variety of cases now, I'am sure their will be a ton of offerings for the ipad this time next month..Oh! I just remembered, my ipad is due to arrived tomorrow:D.
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    Just look at the cases they sell in a truck stop for the bigger log books. One of those should work until you can get a slick one like the Apple case.

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    Grab a book or dry easel stand at the nearest Office Supply Store and if you get one that folds flat you will have the perfect way to hold the iPad while charging it at a truck stop. You should be able to charge it using a 100 watt inverter and the default plug in adapter or by one fo those new heavy duty iPad mobile supplies for $25.

    Another thing to watch out for. If you ever lay the glass side down in a road tractor you will probably ruin it due to the vibration in the cab. It will gradually 'etch' the glass surface where it makes contact with another object. You want to anchor that sucker down so it can not move.



    Do you ever come through Atlanta?
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    I've got one, but I think it's grossly overpriced. Paid $39.99 at BB, and also picked up a clear screen protector. It was also overpriced - but I thought it better than going through the anxiety if the iPad got dinged or scratched. After doing a little research, it appears there are other less costly solutions out there. Should have been a little more patient and just lived with the clear cover that it comes with.

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