A thick rubberized shell with a textured grip gives the $30 Targus Vucomplete+ a different feel from other Smart Cover-compatible backs. It feels more rugged, and provides better traction for pick-up-and-carry and one-handed subway reading. An open hole reveals the Apple logo with a bit of distinctive flair. While we appreciate the Vucomplete+ case thickness, it actually gets in the way of the iPad 2's ability to stand up in landscape mode using the Smart Cover. Sometimes, too thick is too thick.