One of the best parts of owning an iPad is that you’re never short on accessories. There are a wealth of cases, cables, adapters, styli, keyboards, stands, and more out there to trick out your slate. But what should you buy? I spent months filling a corner of my tiny New York apartment with boxes of gear to test and find the best iPad accessories. Whether you own an iPad already or you recently picked one up after perusing our Best iPad guide, there’s something here for you.
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Jess Grey also contributed to this guide.