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Bag Strap Review

By: William Ray Jr.
on Thursday, December 30th, 2004

Here it is. Another review brought about by the reoccurring theme — "Bill whines about something and Julie comes to the rescue." The strap on my laptop bag started rolling over and cutting into my sensitive shoulders. Whaaa. The original strap was a two piece arrangement — a seatbelt type nylon strap with a paddedRead More…

RoadWired Roadster Convertible Review

By: William Ray Jr.
on Monday, November 29th, 2004

Mike over at RoadWired sent Julie their latest gear bag – The Roadster Convertible. When Julie asked me if I would like to review the bag, I said simply, “Yes.” I like to keep my answers simple — besides I really like all of the RoadWired gear I already own. Julie forwarded the description ofRead More…

Bohemian Traders Leather Bags Review

on Monday, April 19th, 2004
Posted in: Gear, Laptops and Gear

Gear bags are a passion with me. I’m always on the look out for something better than what I am currently using. For me, “better” tends to mean a combination of functionality and style. I don’t want to carry the same boring bag that everyone else does, I like to be different. So, I wasRead More…

The Buzz Sling Bag by Tom Bihn Review

on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2004
Posted in: Gear

Product Requirements: Daily gear that needs a bag, a smaller sized laptop (up to 11.5" x 9.5" x 1.5" / 290 x 240 x 38mm) One of my favorite gear bag manufacturers is Tom Bihn. This unpretentious and friendly company has a past record for producing some of the best looking, hardest working and longestRead More…

She-Tech Laptop Case Review

on Monday, January 12th, 2004
Posted in: Laptops and Gear

Product Requirements: A laptop computer that measures under 15.5" wide x 11.5" tall x 2" thick There are certain occupations where any form of individuality is frowned upon. You know the type that I am talking about – ones where all employees wear a basic uniform of blacks, dark grays and a shirt in theRead More…

Infusion Threads Pack Sport Gear Bag Review

on Wednesday, November 26th, 2003
Posted in: Gear

If you have been looking for a gear bag that can hold lots of stuff in an organized manner, the Pack Sport from Infusion Threads may cause you to look no further. The Pack Sport is a smaller sized black Ballistic nylon unisex styled shoulder or waist bag. For its size, the Pack Sport hasRead More…

RoadWired Photo/Video Convertible Bag Review

By: William Ray Jr.
on Monday, November 24th, 2003

While ‘gearing up’ for our new photography business (Ayngelgraphics), my wife and I found ourselves looking for a good camera bag. We think we found it in the Photo/Video Convertible Bag from RoadWired. The Photo/Video Convertible Bag is medium sized and made from 1050 Denier Ballistic Nylon. RoadWired’s website specifies straps made of seatbelt-grade webbingRead More…

RoadWired Podzilla Review

on Tuesday, August 12th, 2003
Posted in: Gear

Product Requirements: An assortment of gadgets and accessories that need an organized carrier Somewhere in that area between wearing a pair of cargo pants and carrying a full-blown laptop bag, there exists a no-man’s land. I call it a no-man’s land because it is in this area where women have a distinct advantage…we get toRead More…

Colorado Special Ops Sling Bag Review

By: Leslie Gerald
on Wednesday, April 9th, 2003

Here’s the bag’s description printed on its tag: Durable Moisture Resistant Fabric Large Storage Compartment Cell Phone Pocket Audio Pocket and Portal Key Clip Zippered Accessory Pocket The Colorado Special Ops Sling Bag has a padded zippered pocket that rests against your back or side. It’s fairly thin, but I use it to hold myRead More…

Tom Bihn ID Bag Review Updated

on Thursday, April 3rd, 2003
Posted in: Gear, Laptops and Gear

Updated sections of this review are in RED and are italicized. What does it take for a bag to qualify as a great gear bag in my opinion? Well there are a couple of features go without saying, but you know me – I’ll say them anyway: the bag has to look good and itRead More…

Military Watch Resource Tactical Gear Bag Review

on Friday, January 3rd, 2003
Posted in: Gear

Wow, do I have the ultimate gear bag for all of you gadgeteers out there! Well, it could almost be the perfect bag (at least for me) if it wasn’t for one thing… Velcro. But I’m getting ahead of myself… The Tactical Gear Bag from The Military Watch Resource was designed with military and lawRead More…

WaterField Cargo Bag Review

By: Michael Shulver
on Friday, December 20th, 2002
Posted in: Laptops and Gear

A while back I received some cases for review from Gary Waterfield of Waterfield designs. Reviewed here are the large Cargo; a courier-type bag and the SleeveCase; a laptop sleeve. The large Cargo measures 16”x12”x5”. Note that 5” refers to the average depth as the case tapers from about 6” at the base, to justRead More…

WaterField Racer-X Bag Review

By: Michael Shulver
on Thursday, December 5th, 2002
Posted in: Laptops and Gear

A month ago I received some cases for review from Gary Waterfield of WaterField Designs . The first of these is the Racer-X – a compact (14.5 x 11 x 4in) and fairly minimalist case designed to accommodate the Apple Powerbook G4, plus a small amount of other stuff. The Racer-X is made from aRead More…

WaterField Cozmo Bag Review

on Wednesday, November 27th, 2002
Posted in: Laptops and Gear

I don’t carry a purse and never have. Maybe it’s because I’ve yet to find one that is ‘me’. Or maybe it’s because I carry so much stuff with me every day, that a purse just can’t manage. So, I carry a gear bag instead. For the last few years, my gear bag of choiceRead More…

Tom Bihn Empire Builder Bag Review

By: Michael Shulver
on Monday, August 5th, 2002
Posted in: Laptops and Gear

Late in October 1999 I bought a G3 PowerBook. Wanting something to protect my beautiful little laptop I ordered one of the early “Meta” bags from Spire. The Meta had its faults, but was for the most part an excellent bag. In June 2002 I retired my trusty G3 and got myself an 800Mhz TitaniumRead More…

RoadWired The Pod Bag Review

on Wednesday, July 24th, 2002
Posted in: Gear, Miscellaneous

In case you couldn’t tell, here at The Gadgeteer, we love cases and bags! As you can imaging though, after reviewing hundreds of them (no, I’m not exaggerating…), we aren’t always chomping at the bit to write the next one. But, sometimes something ‘different’ comes along that makes a typical review not feel like aRead More…

TiBag Notebook Bag Review

on Tuesday, May 21st, 2002
Posted in: Gear, Laptops and Gear

Do you believe in fate? I do. Case in point: A few weeks ago, I was contacted to see if I would be interested in writing a review of a laptop bag called the TiBag. I like reviewing gear bags, so I accepted. The bag was delivered, I looked at it briefly and then stuckRead More…

Crumpler Gearbags Review

on Tuesday, April 16th, 2002
Posted in: Gear

One of the joys of being mobile is that you can just pick up your stuff and go. Having a gear bag that can comfortably and efficiently carry everything you need to be effective while mobile can be one of the more difficult decisions that you will need to make. Crumpler, a company that doesn’tRead More…

incase Moya Deluxe Gearbag Review

on Thursday, December 20th, 2001
Posted in: Gear, Miscellaneous

So you happen to love someone that is a Gadgeteer, and you know they have been looking for a great way that they could tote all of their necessary "stuff"? Well then, what are you waiting for? You should take a look at the Moya Deluxe gearbag by incase. This bag is made out ofRead More…

Satellite case by PDA Concepts Review

on Thursday, February 4th, 1999
Posted in: Gear, Laptops and Gear

The Satellite case by PDA Concepts is a play-through case that will fit the following (but is not limited to) PDAs and mini notebook computers: Newton MP2000/2100 Libretto 20,30,50,70 HP620, 660LX HPC LG Phenom Ultra HPC See PDA Concepts compatibility page for a more comprehensive list of machines that will fit in this case. TheRead More…