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belkin qode ultimate keyboard case ipad air 2

A short review of my new Belkin keyboard case – and why I love it so much. 

After many visits to my local apple store to play with seriously research the new iPad Pro, with its fancy soft-touch smart keyboard that was such a joy to type on – I decided it would be a worthwhile investment in my work and my writing and I should definitely get one. 

But I kept thinking how I had a perfectly fine iPad Air 2 that did pretty much everything I need and was light and portable enough for me to enjoy my beloved garden writing sessions...

Eventually, it dawned on me that all I was really craving was the keyboard case! 

So why not, I wondered, see if I could get myself a nice keyboard case for the iPad I’ve already got and save myself hundreds of pounds?! 

After lots of research online, I finally chose the Belkin Qode Ultimate. 

I opted for this one because I’ve had Belkin products before and I know they’re well-made. They also have excellent Customer Service, which I really value. 

I also liked the look of it. Aesthetics are also vitally important, especially in a device I’ll use daily. 

So, I ordered it and waited, hoping and hoping that it would be as lovely to type on as the one I’d been playing with in the apple store…

I was not disappointed. In fact, I think I prefer this one. 

I love it. It has transformed my writing life and how I use my iPad. 

Win #1: I write more often and more easily – no more lugging bulky laptops and cables into the garden. 

Win #2: I spend less time at my desk, which was one on my recent health goals. 

Win #3: It does an excellent job of protecting my ipad and screen. (I tend to take it everywhere.) 

It also has a really long battery life – you can find all the full techy-specs here, if that’s your thing. 

So, if you’re looking for an iPad keyboard cover, I would definitely recommend Belkin in general and this case in particular. 

Available from Amazon. (See sidebar for my affiliate policy.)

And I’d love to hear if it has the same magical effects on your creativity! 

Danielle Raine Creativity CoachHI! I'M DANIELLE

I'm a writer, designer + creativity coach. 

I've been studying inspiration and the creative process for over 2 decades. (#obssessed)

And now I 1000% believe that healthy, joyful creative expression is essential for true happiness and success.

But, as any creative knows - it's not always an easy path.

So this is where I share what I've learned about finding more flow, more fulfilment and more joy along the way.

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