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Review: Pad & Quill's $495 Gladstone Leather Briefcase is an Ultra Luxe MacBook Bag That Could Use a Bit More Document Organization

Friday November 8, 2019 7:59 am PST by
Pad & Quill is a company known for its leather accessories, crafted mainly with Apple devices in mind. The company offers iPhone cases, iPad sleeves, Apple Watch bands, and even paper journals and full leather bags and briefcases. For the past week, I've had a chance to check out Pad & Quill's Gladstone Leather Briefcase, which is priced at $495.00 on the company's website (although you can...

Review: Pad & Quill's Small Briefcase Is a Neat Bag for Your iPad, MacBook, and More

Thursday November 3, 2016 6:33 am PDT by
The heated debate over whether an iPad can replace a Mac as a day-to-day workhorse shows no sign of abating. One way of evading the crossfire is to plump for both, but to do that you need a bag that can conveniently accommodate the two devices for when you're on the move. Pad & Quill's Small Briefcase ($219) is one of the Minneapolis company's latest compact leather and canvas solutions for...

Review: Pad & Quill's Lowry Cuff Is a Well-Made Apple Watch Band for Large Wrists

Friday January 22, 2016 1:15 pm PST by
With its lineup of Apple Watch accessories launching since the device's debut last year, Pad & Quill has been steadily expanding its roster of made-for-Apple products with new bands and docks. I've previously gotten my hands on the company's Classic Watch Band and Timber Catchall and Timber Nightstand Apple Watch docks, and while some of them appealed to me more than others -- the Timber Catchall ...

Review: Pad & Quill's Oxford Case for iPad Pro Works With Apple's Smart Keyboard

Wednesday January 13, 2016 10:34 am PST by
Many cases for the iPad Pro add a lot of unnecessary bulk, a problem the Oxford Leather Case from Pad & Quill solves through the clever use of adhesive. Featuring a simple book-style design that offers full front and back protection, the Oxford Leather iPad Pro Case uses a strong adhesive to hold the iPad Pro firmly in place while leaving it free to be used with the Smart Keyboard. Design...

Pad & Quill Review: Timber Catchall and Nightstand Provide Elegant Apple Watch Charging Solutions

Tuesday October 13, 2015 11:27 am PDT by
The charging stand has been one of the most popular and ubiquitous third-party accessories for the Apple Watch since the wearable device launched in April. A handful of well-known manufacturers have launched their own versions of a charging solution for the Apple Watch, including Pad & Quill with its Luxury Pocket Stand which debuted alongside the new Apple wearable earlier in the year. Pad & ...

Pad & Quill Review: Classic Apple Watch Band Is Attractive and Affordable

Wednesday August 26, 2015 9:38 am PDT by
Those looking for a classic leather look on their Apple Watch can find a few options ranging in price from $149 to $249 in the Apple store. With a handful of third-party manufacturers getting into the Apple Watch band game, quality accessory designer Pad & Quill has introduced its own line of Classic Apple Watch Bands for a cheaper entry cost of $89.95 that hews most closely to Apple's Classic...

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Pad & Quill Debuts New iPad Pro Cases Compatible With Magic Keyboard

Monday May 11, 2020 2:20 pm PDT by
For iPad Pro owners who have been searching for a case option compatible with the Magic Keyboard, Pad & Quill has debuted its Copertina Magic Cases, available for both the 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models. The Copertina Magic Cases fit over the Magic Keyboard and iPad Pro combo, providing protection for both. The Copertina Magic Case adds minimal bulk to the iPad and Magic Keyboard...

Pad & Quill Launch Pre-Orders for 2020 iPad Pro Leather Keyboard Cases With Cutout for Triple-Lens Camera

Tuesday February 25, 2020 10:12 am PST by
Accessory company Pad & Quill today announced the "Aria Smart Keyboard Case" for the upcoming 2020 refresh of the iPad Pro. Pad & Quill's cases are available for pre-order in both 11-inch and 12.9-inch sizes, and they include a square camera cutout for a triple-lens camera. We've seen square cutouts in leaked iPad Pro cases over the past few days, with rumors pointing to the 2020 iPad Pro...

CES 2019: Pad & Quill Expands TechFolio Series With New Mini and Pro Options for Storing Your Gear

Tuesday January 8, 2019 12:36 pm PST by
Pad & Quill, known for its line of Apple accessories made from high-quality leather, is expanding its TechFolio series that's designed to house cords, cables, power adapters, Apple Watch bands, the Apple Pencil, and more in one convenient place. To go along with the existing Classic TechFolio Cord Organizer, Pad & Quill is adding the new TechFolio Mini ($59.95) and the new TechFolio Pro...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win an iPad Case From Pad & Quill

Friday November 30, 2018 10:06 am PST by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Pad & Quill to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of the company's high-quality carefully crafted iPad cases made from materials like leather, linen, and wood. Pad & Quill has multiple iPad case options available, including several cases for the new 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models. The Oxford Leather iPad Pro case, priced starting...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Case for Your New iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR From Pad & Quill

Thursday September 13, 2018 10:05 am PDT by
We're doing a few special giveaways this week to celebrate the launch of the new 2018 iPhones, and we've teamed up with Pad & Quill to offer MacRumors winners a chance to win an iPhone case designed for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR. Pad & Quill is refreshing its entire iPhone case lineup with new options for Apple's latest devices. The Luxury Pocket Book, Bella Fino, Heritage...

Pad & Quill Debuts New Leather Coasters for HomePod

Thursday February 15, 2018 10:20 am PST by
Following news that the HomePod leaves white rings on some wood surfaces treated with oil or wax, Pad & Quill has designed and debuted new Leather Coasters that are meant to be used with the HomePod. Available in two colors, Whiskey and Chestnut, the 4-inch HomePod Coasters are made with full-grain leather and offer a soft leather backing. Pad & Quill's new coasters will prevent the rings ...

Exclusive Offer: Get 15 Percent Off Pad & Quill Accessories for iPhone, iPad, MacBook, and Apple Watch

Monday December 11, 2017 11:20 am PST by
With holiday shopping in full swing, MacRumors has begun another exclusive partnership, this time with Pad & Quill and focusing on the accessory company's iPhone, iPad, MacBook, and Apple Watch product categories. If you're interested, browse from Pad & Quill's accessories in any of these areas, add items to your cart, and then enter the promo code MR15 during checkout to get 15 percent off your...

Pad & Quill Promoting iPhone X Cases by Offering a Chance to Win a Free 256GB iPhone X

Monday October 2, 2017 12:17 pm PDT by
With just about one month to go before the release of the iPhone X on November 3, Pad & Quill today announced a notable giveaway that will deliver a brand new 256GB iPhone X to its winner. At launch, the 256GB model will cost $1,149 in the United States. To enter for a chance to win, you'll have to either order an iPhone X case made by Pad & Quill or sign up for an email newsletter on the...

Pad & Quill Announces New Attaché Leather Messenger Bag

Wednesday August 30, 2017 1:58 pm PDT by
Pad & Quill today introduced its latest product, the Attaché Leather Messenger Bag, which is designed as an upgrade to its popular standard messenger bag. Like all Pad & Quill products, the new Messenger Bag is made from high-quality full-grain bridle leather by hand and outfitted with nickel and copper hardware. It features a padded laptop pocket that can accommodate a laptop up to 15...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Leather Desk Organizer Set from Pad & Quill

Friday May 19, 2017 11:04 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Pad & Quill to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Leather Desk Organizer Set that includes a Large Leather Desk Pad, a Leather Mouse Pad, a Large Leather Desk Organizer Tray, a Small Leather Desk Organizer Tray, and a Wooden Apple Pencil Holder. Like all of Pad & Quill's leather goods, the components of the desk set, which are available in...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a $600 Accessory Package from Pad & Quill

Friday April 7, 2017 12:00 pm PDT by
For this week's giveaway, Pad & Quill is generously offering a package of accessories with a total retail value of over $600 for one lucky winner. This prize package includes the company's Large Briefcase that can accommodate up to a 15-inch laptop and features full-grain American cowhide leather, parachute-grade nylon stitching, and a 25-year warranty. The Large Briefcase retails for $365...

Pad & Quill Debuts Leather Apple Pencil Grip Accessory

Wednesday February 22, 2017 4:55 am PST by
Pad & Quill has created a Leather Apple Pencil Grip that allows users to get a better hold of the Apple Pencil when drawing or working on a compatible iPad. The grip accessory comes in a two-piece construction, with one piece towards the bottom of the pencil to provide the holding grip, and the other towards the top that acts as a clip and Lightning cap holder. Like all of Pad & Quill's...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Huge Holiday Prize Pack From Pad & Quill

Friday December 9, 2016 10:38 am PST by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Pad & Quill to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a huge prize package that includes a range of Pad & Quill products for the iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, and MacBook. All of Pad & Quill's products are made from high-quality leather and are hand assembled. The Pad & Quill holiday giveaway includes a Roll Top Leather Backpack, an Oxford Leather...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus Case From Pad & Quill

Friday September 30, 2016 11:00 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with popular accessory maker Pad & Quill to give MacRumors readers a chance to win an expertly crafted case designed for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Pad & Quill makes a wide range of accessories for Apple's iOS devices, all made by hand from high-quality wood and leather, and its new line of iPhone 7 cases are no exception. The Luxury Pocket...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Luxury Leather Briefcase From Pad & Quill

Friday August 26, 2016 11:12 am PDT by
For the next four weeks, MacRumors is running a special giveaway event, which will see us highlighting and giving away high-quality luxury bags from manufacturers like Pad & Quill, Intrepid Bag Co, Whipping Post, and Saddleback Leather Company. We've got all of these bags on hand so we can give clear details on construction, quality, utility, and more. For today's giveaway, we've partnered...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Pad & Quill 'Everyday Developer Carry Kit' Package

Friday June 17, 2016 12:00 pm PDT by
In celebration of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, Pad & Quill, the maker of premium MacBook, iPhone, and iPad cases and other accessories, is generously offering an 'Everyday Developer Carry Kit' package where one winner can choose a briefcase bag, iPad case, iPhone case, and an Apple Watch band from the company's entire product line-up. Pad & Quill offers several briefcase bag...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Pad & Quill Woodline iPhone Case or Roll Top Leather Backpack

Friday March 25, 2016 12:00 pm PDT by
For this week's giveaway, Pad & Quill, the maker of premium MacBook, iPhone, and iPad cases and other accessories, is graciously offering its Woodline iPhone cases and Roll Top Leather Backpack as prizes to the lucky winners. The Woodline iPhone cases are made of real hardwood, which is polished and scratch-resistant, with a polymer core. The cases are thin, coming in at just .9 millimeter...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Pad & Quill Apple Watch Band or iPhone Case

Friday November 20, 2015 11:00 am PST by
For this week's giveaway, we've partnered again with Pad & Quill, the maker of premium MacBook, iPhone, and iPad cases and other accessories. Pad & Quill is kindly offering prizes from its lines of leather watch bands and iPhone cases to the lucky winners. Pad & Quill's Lowry line of leather watch bands come in a cuff style and a standard band style. The Lowry Cuff is sized specifically...

Pad & Quill Debuts Traveler Case for iPhone 6/6s, Timber Nightstand for Apple Watch

Friday September 11, 2015 7:35 am PDT by
Pad & Quill has unveiled a new Traveler bumper-wallet case for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus alongside a new Timber Nightstand for Apple Watch. Pad & Quill's existing lineup of wallet cases, including the Valet Sleeve and The Luxury Pocket Book, are also compatible with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The new Traveler case is handcrafted from American full grain...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Pad & Quill Leather Backpack or Briefcase

Friday August 7, 2015 12:00 pm PDT by
For our next giveaway, we've partnered again with Pad & Quill, the maker of premium MacBook, iPhone, and iPad cases and other accessories. Pad & Quill is graciously offering three bags from the company's new line-up of briefcases and backpacks, including the Leather Backpack (also available in a larger size), the Briefcase (also available in a larger size), and the Luxury Briefcase. The...