New York - Just a few hours after Apple's
introduction of the iPad
, accessories companies lined up to share plans for
protecting and accessorizing the tablet computer.
debuted a line of fashion-inspired cases that will be
available in February, including the iCC806 leather case (black or pink for
$39.99), the iCC805 casual fabric case with band holder ($39.99) and the iCC803
clear case ($29.99).
Also available from iLuv will be a case with Tatz Graphics in
three colors ($34.99), a Flexi-Clear case with a dot-wave pattern ($29.99), and
silicone cases in several colors ($24.99). iLuv also debuted protective films
for the iPad and a line of water-resistant neoprene sleeves ($19.99). Griffin
announced it would be offering versions of its Elan Passport, Elan Sleeve,
FlexGrip, Jumper neoprene sleeve, and a screen care kit for the iPad.
"first collection" of iPad accessories will be available in the spring, the
company said. Prices will be as follows: Elan Passport, $49.99; Elan Sleeve,
$49.99; FlexGrip, $29.99; Jumper for Apple iPad, $29.99; and screen care kit,
introduced three neoprene sleeves for the iPad:
theVue, Max and Grip. The 10-inch sleeves feature reinforced panels to protect
the iPad's touchscreen, and provide storage for other media devices or ear
buds. All three are said to have soft interior linings.
The three cases will be available in the spring for the following
prices: Vue, $39.99; Max, $39.99; and Grip, $29.99.
A screen overlay from Belkin will also be available for $19.99.
See the Feb. 8 issue of TWICE for more cases and bags coverage,
including more accessories for the iPad.
New York - Just a few hours after Apple's introduction of the iPad, accessories companies lined up to share plans for protecting and accessorizing the tablet computer.