One of my biggest complaints about protective iPad Air cases is that you typically must sacrifice the device’s sleek design in order to achieve a high level of protection against bumps,
scrapes, drops, or anything else that can make us scream in horror as our trusted and beloved iDevice ends up scarred, damaged, or possibly destroyed. Sure, there are cases that are relatively
thin, but so are the materials that won’t stand up to the test of time. I don’t want to feel like I’m lugging around a laptop when I hold my iPad Air, so there needs to be durability and good
protection while minimizing any added bulk and weight to keep in sync with Apple’s design philosophy. STM’s Dux case for the iPad Air meets or exceeds the U.S. Department of Defense
standards for durability, but does it add too much bulk to achieve it?
The STM Dux case for iPad Air is offered in three different colors: black, blue, and red. It has an MSRP of $49.95, and is available at most online and retail stores, including the Apple Store. The
case itself is a polycarbonate shell with a clear plexiglass back…