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Ipad Case - I'm Looking For Impact Protection And Good Looks


I've read several topics below but didn't get a feel that many felt strongly about a particular case. I'm looking for impact protection and good looks. I currently have the apple case and like it ok especially the stand but it's just so blah! I love my speck candy for my ip and my hard snap on by incase for the mb. Thanks for your advice.

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