UAG Scout brings serious drop protection to iPad Pro with Apple keyboard [Review]

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UAG Scout for iPad Pro
The UAG Scout shields both a 2018 iPad Pro and an Apple Smart Keyboard Folio.
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Some third-party case makers have begun treating the iPad Pro with a Smart Keyboard Folio attached as a single device. Urban Armor Gear is the latest to introduce a lightweight protective case that goes around both, adding drop protection and an Apple Pencil holder.

Don’t miss our hands-on review of the UAG Scout Series, which is available for the most recent 12.9- and 11-inch iPad Pro.

iPad Pro case gets medieval on your tablet [Review]

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Twelve South’s BookBook vol. 2
This is an iPad Pro case, believe it or not.
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Twelve South’s BookBook vol. 2 goes beyond just protecting your expensive iPad Pro; it adds old-world charm. This case transforms Apple’s tablet into an elegant leather-bound hardcover book.

We tested the updated version of the BookBook with our 2018 iPad Pro, so don’t miss our hands-on review.

Pro-level keyboard case nearly turns iPad Pro into a touchscreen MacBook [Review]

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Brydge Pro review
This suggests big things for iPad.
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Since the 12.9-inch iPad Pro is faster than the 13-inch MacBook Pro, the tablet is serious competition for Apple’s notebooks. Its design offers many advantages over a notebook, but most people demand a physical keyboard for their primary computer. Of all the options for this, the Brydge Pro comes the closest to transforming a 2018 iPad Pro into a convertible touchscreen MacBook.

Read our hands-on review to see how well this premium keyboard case performs in the real world.

Luxurious leather case gives iPad Pro with Apple keyboard the protection they need [Review]

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Picaso Lab iPad Pro with Apple Keyboard sleeve review
Carry your iPad Pro and its keyboard in this attractive leather sleeve.
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Picaso Lab hand makes a professional-looking leather sleeve that goes around both the latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the Smart Folio Keyboard. It offers much more protection to the tablet than just Apple’s keyboard case. And this sleeve looks far better than Apple’s folio.

Read on for our full review of this great-looking protective cover.

Sketchbook gets second life as iPad Pro case

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The look of a sketchbook in an iPad Pro case may appeal to the ever-doodling artist.
The look of a sketchbook in an iPad Pro case may appeal to the ever-doodling artist.
Photo: Longo Case

The iPad Pro and Apple Pencil are impressive tools but what becomes of the special bond an artist has with their sketchbook?

This is centuries-old relationship Apple is disrupting, so an accessories company has designed a case for the iPad Pro that has the look and feel of a personal and coveted sketchbook.

Ultra-tough Catalyst case is the ultimate iPad Pro-tection

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Catalyst will have an iPad Pro case available in early 2016 that promises to be spill- and drop-proof like its cases for iPhone.
Catalyst will have an iPad Pro case available in early 2016 that promises to be spill- and drop-proof like its cases for iPhone.
Rendering: Catalyst

Accessories company Catalyst likes to assume the extreme in everybody. Its marketing wants us to fret not about getting our iPhone or Apple Watch wet or dirty. Catalyst projects the confidence that it has your investment protected.

So, less than a week after Apple announced a new iPad Pro, Catalyst is touting the specs of a military-tough iPad Pro case that will be available after the first of the year.