Apple's recently launched next-gen tablet - the new iPad - has several cutting-edge tech specs to lose oneself over. These range from its strikingly clear Retina Display, 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) capabilities, the enhanced iSight camera and a Siri-like voice dictation assistant.

With so many features and enhancements on offer, it is imperative you protect your gadget from scratches and drops.

There are a handful of trendy and visually appealing covers that could not only extend the durability of the iPad but also go a long way in protecting the case against accidental damage.

Check out the best cases and covers for the new iPad...

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