Laptops and Gear

evomouse-8

When is the last time you gave much thought to mice? No, not the critters with beady little eyes, I'm talking about the mice you use with your desktop and laptop computers. Other than wireless, there really hasn't been that much innovation in the input device that millions of people use every day. Until now. The [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
logitech-play-mice

Why have a boring black or white computer mouse when you can have a colorful Logitech Play Collection Mouse?  The mice are covered with bright animal designs or with geometric designs.  They fit comfortably in your hand, and they track precisely and accurately, thanks to Logitech's 1000 dpi Advanced Optical Tracking.  They are compatible with [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News
ECBC-Hercules-1

Backpacks are handy when traveling. They allow you to carry things on your back, leaving your hands free to pull other luggage. Better still, the TSA or security checkpoint friendly backpacks make getting through security with your laptop and other devices quick and painless (relatively speaking). With these backpacks, the laptop portion opens so that [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
dagne-dover-tote-2

This bag proves that gear bags big enough to hold all your gear can be fashionable.  The Tote from Dagne Dover is made of coated canvas with 100% genuine leather trim and 14k gold-plated zinc-alloy hardware.  It measures 16” wide X 7” deep X 12” tall and weighs 3.4 pounds.  The 8.5" strap drop allows the bag [...]

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calypsocase-macbook-7

Over Christmas, I finally jumped into the MacBook scene and picked up a 13" MacBook Pro with Retina display. The first thing I thought when I bought it was, "I need to find some sort of case for this expensive laptop!" For the first few months, I carried the laptop in two hands always, and [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
corsair-flash-survivor-usb-3-flash-drive

If you don't like to leave home without your digital data, you should check out the Corsair Flash Survivor Stealth USB 3.0 flash drive.  The casing is made of anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum, and it's waterproof to 200 meters, and it's both vibration- and shock-resistant.  Because it's USB 3.0, it offers read-speeds up to 4 times faster [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News, Pocket Gear
grovemade-desk

What is your design style when it comes to your workspace? Do you prefer modern? Shabby Chic? Steampunk? If you're into warm woods that offer sleek beauty with ergonomic and storage benefits, check out Grovemade's new desktop collection. Handcrafted from domestic hardwoods, these desk accessories are available in maple or walnut and include a monitor [...]

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cocoon-leather-slim-backpack-2

My husband has the Cocoon SLIM backpack, and he uses it daily.  It's become his favorite gear bag because it's comfortable to wear on his back even when loaded down with his 15" work MacBook, his iPad, and various papers, cables, chargers, and other gear.  Now, Cocoon is making the SLIM backpack available in a [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Laptops and Gear, News
dell-xps13-100

Several weeks ago I posted the first part of this article where I talked about how I would be using a Dell XPS 13 laptop instead of my 13" MacBook Pro with retina display and 13" MacBook Air for a week. To remind folks, I only use Macs at home. There are no Windows PCs to be [...]

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Posted in: Articles, Laptops and Gear
lexar-jump-drive-m10

These Lexar JumpDrive M10 Secure USB 3.0 flash drives have a little eInk screen on the front that constantly show you the amount of free space left in the drive.  Because they are USB 3.0 drives, they are up to 4x faster (up to 100MB/s read and 55MB/s write) than USB 2.0 drives.  Your data is [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News
odin-projection-mouse

After I recovered from the cool factor, I've always wondered why people would want to use a projection keyboard with their tablet or smartphone.  Sure, the projected keyboard is likely bigger than the on-screen keyboard, but it still suffers from the same problems that the virtual keyboard does - flat, no tactile feedback to let [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News
levenger-sit-to-stand-rolling-workstation

If you'd like to have a convertible sit-to-stand desk for your home but don't have a lot of room to dedicate to a work station, Levenger's Sit-to-Stand Rolling Workstation should be considered.  Like many of the laptop work desks I've seen at Levenger, this desk has a generous desktop (28" wide X 18.75" deep) that [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Laptops and Gear, News
dell-xps13

I've been a Mac fan for many years now, to the point where we're an all Apple household with three MacBooks. Jeanne has a 2010 15" MacBook Pro, while I have a 2014 13" MacBook Pro with retina display and a 2011 13" MacBook Air. The MBP has been my main workhorse for Gadgeteer reviews and Photoshop work, and the [...]

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cargo-works-macbook-edc-bag-2

The 13" MacBook EDC Kit is a sleek, minimal bag that's big enough to carry a 13" MacBook laptop, iPad, phone, mouse, cables, chargers, and other things you need to make it through your day in the internal pockets.  The outside front of the bag is covered with Molle webbing, where you can stash everything [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Laptops and Gear, News
waterfield-bolt-brief-bag

The Bolt Briefcase from Waterfield has a more traditional business case look, so it's not quite as casual looking as a messenger bag can be. It will look equally at home in casual weekend use and in more formal business environments.  It's available in two sizes:  small to fit up to a 13" MacBook and large to [...]

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