• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Try this if you want to type with the iPad on your lap.

    • Written by from Westerville

    This is a great case for the keyboard and perfect for either the iPad or iPad Mini (which is what I have). The one think that I didn't like was needing to sit at a desk or table for this case to work well, it didn't seem to work well when sitting on my lap. That's until I tried folding the stand backwards. In all the pictures you see the sides of the case folded down so the flat part is sticking up and making a stand for the iPad, if you simply fold it so the two "legs" are facing towards you with the flat part on the bottom, it makes for a great stand to use while holding the keyboard and iPad in your lap. It's hard to explain without pictures, but here's another way to explain what I'm talking about. When using this case as shown in the pictures, the corners of the stand rest on the table, with the middle part of the top cover being used to hold the iPad in an upright position. To use this stand for typing on your lap (much as most people do with a laptop when sitting on a couch, just reverse the fold and have the corners folded in towards you and acting as the stand to hold up the iPad, while allowing the middle of the cover to offer support for resting on your legs when sitting. Hope this helps=)

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Very clever idea

    • Written by from Chester

    This is a very clever device. Most of the time it just acts as a case for your wireless keyboard, but it's there when you need it. The main advantage is that it allows you to use the same keyboard that you use with your desktop. I can't touch type as such, but still find that I can type pretty quickly when I am using the Apple keyboard. You don't have to learn to use another keyboard. I do a lot of work outside and it has proved perfect for the task. Well worth buying.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Where have you been all my life???

    • Written by from Calgary

    If you really want to use a keyboard with your iPad, this is the way to go!!!

    I wanted to easily go from typing to using my iPad without a keyboard.

    I've tried a number of folio keyboards and keyboard cases and the problem has always been either the quality of the keyboard and/or the case and the ability to quickly and easily separate the iPad from the case.

    Now you have the best of all worlds, you can use a solid keyboard (Apples) and sit your iPad in the workstation then just pick up your iPad and go without any trouble.

    Go go Incase Origami!!!

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful Product, but One Note about the iPad Air

    • Written by from Nashville

    This product is great. I have tried many keyboard solutions only to return them all. After purchasing this product, I have finally been able to turn my iPad into my primary computing device. I use it with an iPad Air and it works wonderfully. I have on small complaint however. This product has not been updated for specifically for the Air creating one minor problem: there are not screen bezels to lift it. In other words, when using pages, I often have to lift the iPad out of the workstation to successfully touch functions such as alignment, text size, and bold/italics/underline.

    Overall, though, greatest keyboard solution out there and the best I have been able to find!

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Please note... not ideal for the iPad Air

    • Written by from SUBIACO

    Contrary to what some of these reviews say, and what Apple Store employees will tell you, this device is not ideal for the iPad Air. To the manufacturer's credit, they do not list it as being iPad Air compatible either. There are two main problems you should be aware of; both are caused by the smaller bezel size of the iPad Air relative to earlier iPad models.

    Firstly, if you view the iPad Air in the horizontal position you will often need to remove the iPad from the workstation to access the "swipe up" menu (airdrop, bluetooth, volume, brightness, etc). It is also often difficult to reach the icons at the bottom of the page. While horizontal, if you want to watch a video, you will have the keyboard protruding over the screen edge (removing the keyboard from the workstation still leaves the keyboard supports from the workstation covering part of your screen). Secondly, in the portrait position you cannot reach the home button without lifting the device.

    In other words, this is a great device available at a terrific price, but be prepared for an annoying time if you want to use this workstation with your iPad Air. We tried several "quick fixes" including additional padding under the iPad Air, none of which worked particularly well. For some people, the low price of this device makes all these inconveniences well worth the trouble but, for this consumer, the point of a workstation is that the iPad is stationary and doesn't need to be moved all the time. Caveat emptor.

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Because toys are for kids....

    • Written by from Brooklyn

    This is the ideal keyboard solution for Ipad or Ipad mini. Provides a really useful grownup keyboard when needed and goes completely away when not. I love to snicker at colleagues in meetings trying to type on chicklets and enduring bulky cases that rob these tablets of all their appeal.

    The tablets drop right into the little nook provided with no fuss and sit solidly in place until they are lifted out. The keyboard doesn't come out unless necessary and when it goes away it's neatly stowed in the elegant wrapper.

    7 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    The perfect bag for the Origami Workstation and Ipad?

    • Written by from Athelstone

    After reading these reviews I purchased an apple keyboard to go with this wonderful product and it does exactly what I'd hoped. After spending some time with my ipad, Origami Workstation I wanted to downsize my laptop bag and despite internet searches, many trips to many stores I couldn't quite find what I was after until I came across and tried the STM Linear S.

    For me it perfectly fits my laptop, ipad and Origami Workstation keyboard. So for those looking I recommend the Linear S there is a version iPad only that I didnt' try. Hope this helps and enjoy!

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Keyboard Case!

    • Written by from Bozeman

    This case not only protects my Apple bluetooth keyboard, but is also a very useful and sturdy workstation for my iPad. I got it in red, and it matches my red smart case for iPad perfectly! Definitely a great buy at a great price! Worth every penny.

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Such an awesome workstation!

    • Written by from ALFORDS POINT

    As a high school student the origami workstation is the easiest way for me to hold my iPad and my keyboard. One of the main pros of the workstation is that when not in use it can fold up to protect the keyboard this helps when in my school bag and that it can hold an iPad in a bulky case. I would definitely recommend this product to anyone who has an Apple wireless keyboard and iPad and needs an easy way of typing or is looking for a stand to hold and protect their keyboard.

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    I've had this for a few years and it is just GREAT !

    • Written by from San Jose

    Makes your iPad work just like a laptop. Fits the Apple wireless keyboard and the iPad perfectly. I bought it when I had the 1st generation iPad, and now I have an iPad mini. It works great with both. Not only that, it is also a wonderful protective shield for your keyboard.

    7 of 7 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Great case but not great for long term use

    • Written by from Bishopthorpe

    Like many other reviewers, I had been searching for sometime for a case to not only protect my wireless keyboard but also double up as a stand.

    I love the case and the only issue I have is that I have only been using the case for around 7 months or more and the velcro has lost its grip.

    Asides from that great little case..

    Only given 4 stars due to longevity of velcro otherwise cannot complain..

    11 of 12 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Simple, effective and fantastic value

    • Written by from Enfield

    Had been looking for an ipad keyboard for a long time but struggled to find something that was affordable but built with a build uality that matches the ipad. It's made a lot cheaper when you already have a wireless keyboard but even if you factor the cost of the keyboard into the equation its still cheaper than the logitech equivalent. Isn't limited to the table either, it works well on your lap and soft surfaces too! Great buy!

    7 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Product!

    • Written by from Columbia

    This case is a great compliment to my iPad! Who the heck needs a laptop??? I just take the case and my wireless keyboard from my iMac desktop and I'm set to go! LOVE this thing!

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Perfect portable workstation solution for iPad

    • Written by from Hampton

    Very useful tool that allows me to work with my iPad at a desk, its a convenient way to transport your keyboard around as well.

    So far its dealt with being used every day and doesn't show any sign of wear at all, smart and simple design.

    5 of 5 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic, elegant solution

    • Written by from CHICAGO

    I love this case. I do a lot of blogging and writing while I'm on the go, and I hate cramped, miniature keyboards. So I picked up an Apple BT keyboard and this case to use with my iPhone.

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent case, outstanding customer service from Incase

    • Written by from HORSHAM

    This is a great case which I use daily to transform my iPad into a laptop. The custom build means it fits the Apple wireless keyboard perfectly and the smart design puts the iPad at just the right angle for typing. I did have an issue with the case on build quality which was down to the example I had - Incase were superb and shipped me a replacement from the USA within a week at no cost despite being outside the warranty period. Brilliant. Thoroughly recommended product.

    6 of 6 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    All good except the Velcro

    • Written by from Grand Rapids

    I love the convenience and function of this stand. However, the Velcro quickly lost it's grip and I am constantly fighting with a stand that is flopping.

    11 of 12 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    As a Grad student, this product works with my iPad as a laptop replacement

    • Written by from Austin

    I use this product with my iPad (3rd generation). I did a lot of research before buying this product (along with the apple wireless keyboard). Here is my reasoning:

    First let me state that originally I wanted to get a new Macbook Pro this semester, but with my financial aid offering, it wasn't in the cards this semester. I currently have an older Macbook Pro that is >5 years old and the battery life is <2 hours (WiFi off, bluetooth off, energy saver on, display set to lowest visible setting). My classes are 2.5 to 3 hours long each and none of the rooms have electrical outlets accessible to the students.

    Since I already had an iPad that gets over 6 hours of life per charge, I investigated ways to make this set up work for this semester. The other iPad keyboard option that looked like a reasonable option was the one built by Logitech. The reason I chose the Origami Workstation is because this product is future proof. Chances are in favor of Apple changing the form factor of the iPad in the next generation which may not fit in the groove of the Logitech product. In addition, I already have a case for my iPad that I really like that fully protects the front and back of the iPad. With the Logitech option, it is incompatible with cases that cover the back of the iPad. Also, the Apple wireless keyboard is built like a tank, and is very energy efficient. Many of the other iPad keyboard options feel to flimsy.

    The Incase Origami Workstation does a great job of protecting the Apple Keyboard and keeps my iPad propped up at great viewing angle.

    I have run into one tiny hiccup with this product, you need to make a habit of either turning off the keyboard, or turning off the bluetooth on the iPad prior to putting them into your bag. A few times I have forgot and I'll be walking down the hall or stepping into an elevator and my iPad will start playing music from inside my backpack because a button on the keyboard is being pressed. (This was slightly embarrassing). Now I just remember to turn off the bluetooth.

    I also want to mention that I use the 'Notability' app on my iPad to take notes. Every student NEEDS this app. It can convert Powerpoint slides to PDF files, with you can then take notes on and highlight in addition to recording the audio of the lecture and time-stamping your notes to the audio.

    I hope this is helpful!

    37 of 38 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Intelligent design-Poor Execution

    • Written by from Magill

    I really admire the design of this case and decided to purchase this with the Apple blue tooth keyboard.

    Unfortunately, The product malfunctioned and the velcro fell off the case with only two uses. I was shocked and disappointed by this. Furthermore, the design does not permit a good working angle for those who plan to type on the Ipad for an extended period of time. Consequently, I would not recommend this due to ergonomic issues and built.

    I suggest the manufacturer considers using clipping system as opposed to cheap velcro approach currently employed in this product.

    23 of 24 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not recommended

    • Written by from Thruxton

    This is fine as a keyboard cover, but offers minimal protection when travelling and fails to prevent keystrokes and pressure being place on bottom row of keys. Sold to me in store as a keyboard protector. Very disappointed that it has not been better engineered. If you are looking to protect your keyboard when travelling I do not recommend this product.

    12 of 33 people found this useful