Combination Sleeve Case and Laptop Riser for the MacBook Air

I’ve seen some intriguing cases for the MacBook Air recently that convert into stands or risers to elevate the laptop and allow air flow under it.  The one I like the best was the Opt MagicQ case, but they don’t have a US distributor and I couldn’t find them on Amazon or eBay.  I began searching for something similar, and I found a couple of cases on eBay that looked interesting.  The first is the Mizar MacBook Air Smart Leather Standing Cases.  (They are sold by various sellers in Korea.  Just do a search on eBay for Mizar MacBook.)  That case can be used as a pad with wrist rest to set your Air on, or it can be folded into a stand to elevate the back of the Air.  These cases are available for both the 11″ and 13″ Air, and the prices are between $70 – $80.  The top two photos show the Mizar case.  The bottom row of photos show the Artmu MacBook Air Leather Stand Pouch.  (Do a search for Artmu MacBook on eBay.)  The front flap of this case rolls up into a triangular stand much like Apple’s iPad Smart Cover does.  They cost $45 – $50, and they are available for both sizes of the Air.  There didn’t seem to be a big selection of these cases, but I decided I’d take a chance on the Artmu case for the 11″ Air.  It should be here by the end of the month.  I’ll post a review once I get it and have a chance to use it for a while.  (Click the photo for an enlarged view.)

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