Laptops and Gear

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I enjoy using leather products because of their beauty and durability. Recently I had the opportunity to review Waterfield's Cozmo 2.0 laptop leather bag. It was a very well made, wonderful laptop bag but a little too spacious for my personal preferences. I recently received the Kanzek Slim Safe Portfolio to review. I discovered that it is a… Read More

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I used to carry a backpack when traveling. Everywhere. I had decided that with the two laptops I used for demos (a Mac and a Windows machine, before the days of Intel Macs and virtual machines!), their chargers, hard drives for content and backup of presentations for the products I was training on, a single-shoulder… Read More

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Backpacks and messenger bags have become our preferred everyday carry bags. But what happens when you need something a little more business-like? Waterfield's newly updated Cozmo 2.0 laptop bag seems to be the type of bag that would be useful in a business setting. While reviewing the bag, I found that it is even more… Read More

Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
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Yesterday Dave Rees and I were chatting on Google Hangouts while we were watching Microsoft's new hardware event. Microsoft announced three new Lumia Windows phones, a preview of HoloLens virtual gaming gear and a new fitness tracking band that all looked somewhat interesting to us. But, what Dave and I were most interested in was… Read More

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News
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The LaCie Sphere - designed, handcrafted, and silver plated by Cristofle's workshop in France - is a 1TB USB 3.0 hard drive that is stunning as well as practical. It comes with a software suite that will allow you to set up automatic backups for your computer (PC and Mac) and ensure that your files… Read More

Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
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A few weeks ago, I went on an exciting road trip cross country to move my sister from Nebraska to Washington. I had to fly back and then ride with her and my mother in a full car, and I knew I could not bring a big backpack full of stuff like I normally do… Read More

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When I travel, I have several gadgets I bring with me. For the past few years I have been using a beat-up backpack I purchased a decade ago, before tablets and smartphones were commonplace. While my old backpack got the job done, it wasn't built to organize and contain today's modern devices. I'd been looking… Read More

Posted in: iOS, Laptops and Gear, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
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This post brought to you by 3M Company. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Gadgeteer. How many times have you sat next to a stranger on a bus, train, plane, or at a cafe, with your laptop or tablet's screen visible? Most of you will say, that it happens to you… Read More

Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, Laptops and Gear, News
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If you love the look of rich marble, but you don't like the faux marble look, you're usually limited to using marble in your house.  Now you can also use real marble in these MIKOL cases for your MacBook, iPad, or iPhone 6/6 Plus.  The iPhone cases incorporate a piece of natural marble in the… Read More

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News
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Want to try out a Dvorak layout but don't want to buy a new keyboard?  Do you often need to type a different currency symbol than your standard, but can't remember the keystroke combination?  The Sonder Keyboard being developed in Sydney, Australia addresses these issues.  Utilizing e-ink technology you can reprogram your keyboard so that… Read More

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News
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If space is at a premium on your desk, you'll like the Satechi Aluminum USB 3.0 SATA III HDD/SSD Docking Station with 2-port Hub and SD Card Reader.  The aluminum docking station allows you to add 2.5" or 3.5" HDD or SSD disks without needing an enclosure, and you'll be able to quickly switch between… Read More

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
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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… Read More

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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… Read More

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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… Read More

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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… Read More