Eight Exciting iPad Cases

Keep your iPad protected with one of our favorite cases

While we really like the slimness and functionality of Apple’s iPad case, an accessory that exemplifies your personality and meets your needs can be hard to find. Below we highlight eight cases that stand out for their ingenuity both in design and style. Timbuk2 Quickie The nylon Quickie ($45) from Timbuk2 offers the most in utility. The bag easily fits the iPad and has two …

Patagonia Tumpline

A head sling from ancient times helps hikers carry heavy loads

Sometimes the best problem-solving technology already exists, as in the case of the tumpline. A new addition to Patagonia‘s line of hiking gear, the simple tumpline has been used for centuries by people needing to transport heavy equipment in undeveloped areas. The sling attaches to heavy backpacks and by suspending it from your head, the tumpline more evenly distributes the weight, alleviating pressure on the …