Portenzo Bookcase for iPad mini | from US$29.95 | www.portenzo.com
if the new iPad mini is crafted from the same aluminum material as the iPhone 5, then would-be owner would have something to worry about. instead of having a short-lived beauty with this wonder gadget, we thought it ought to be protected with an equally wonderful case, like those that Portenzo is dishing out for the new iPad mini. for the uninitiated, Portenzo isn’t new to this and have been making book-style cases for the larger iPad, for iPhone, as well as other popular tablets. that said, Portenzo is offering the same menu of designs, scaled down for the smaller iPad and in case you are not familiar with the line up, it includes the Alano, BookCase, HardBack, Wingtip, Designer, and Composition. with the exception of the HardBack, all models feature hand-sanded American Maple frames with smooth radius corners for holding your precious mini and Portenzo’s exclusive Audio-Flow Sound Chamber that enhances the audio quality of your device by directing the audio to the user. a couple of other common features across all models are a la-Apple Smart Cover automatic sleep/wake feature and an elastic band in a choice of colors. the cases are offered with a host of options which include customizable colors and/or designs for both the exterior and interior, Soft Seal Camera Access Port on the back of the cover, and IntelliStand for the added versatility of two more viewing angles. available now for ordering with shipment expected to be from November 5, 2012. prices start from $29.95 and up.