Bags

The new MacBooks will be available soon, so it's time to shop for a bag to protect them when you're going from place to place. WaterField's newest bag for the MacBook is the Syde. The Syde MacBook Case features a sleeve for the MacBook and another leather pocket that is attached to the syde (side) [...]

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It's no secret that I go on trips a lot. From IP cameras to watch my cats, to backpacks for the plane, I love to use items that make life easier when I am away. When I was given a chance to review The Briefcase by Pad and Quill, I thought it might make a [...]

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Each day I receive at least 100 emails pitching me ideas for products to write about on The Gadgeteer. I delete most of those emails seconds after opening them because there is nothing interesting about another iPhone bumper case, screen protector or a Kickstarter campaign for a selfie stick that includes a bottle opener. But [...]

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The new Book Bag from Saddleback Leather Company is a small (9 ½ W" x 7 ¾" H x 2 ½" D) full-grain leather bag with a pigskin lining. The interior has two pockets, one has been designed to carry your everyday essentials like your phone and a pen, and the other is large enough [...]

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San Francisco based WaterField Designs recently announced their new Field Tote which has been designed with a casual style that will also fit into professional settings. The Field Tote is constructed of water-resistant waxed canvas with full grain leather accents. The bag is light weight and can be rolled up and stored in a larger [...]

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Popular San Francisco based bag and accessories maker WaterField Designs has recently created a new line of bags designed especially for women. The new line is called PERALTA and will start out by offering the Balani Backpack, the Etta accessory pouch and a leather key tether. The backpack which is made here in the USA [...]

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When traveling, I like to have light versatile products to use when I am out and about touring. While I almost always carry some sort of bag or sack for souvenirs or goodies, they are not waterproof or do not offer a waterproof storage area. The Matador Droplet Wet Bag can solve that issue, it [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear

Cocoon Innovations, famous for their Grid-It organizer panels, offered a 20%-off discount on a gift for Mom for her day earlier this year, and now they're doing the same for Dad.  If Dad already has a bag he loves, give him a Grid-It panel; their overlapping matrix of elastic bands let him fit everything from flash [...]

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Your mother doesn't have to be a gadget lover to appreciate an organized bag.  Cocoon Innovations sells Grid-It panels that can fit handbags, messenger bags, and backpacks.  The Grid-It panels have an overlapping matrix of elastic bands that let her fit everything from flash drives and phones to lipsticks and chewing gum into an organized [...]

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If you like your accessories to be unusual and not something everyone you'll meet will be carrying, too, then you need to check out Tovi Sorga's beautiful, colorful leather goods.  Tovi's biography says he is an "independent artist, designer and craftsman of bespoke, printed leather fashion accessories. He is one of the only leather-craft artisans [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Cases and Covers, News

Minimalists will love these foldable bags that roll up into a palm sized bundle that you can hang from your keychain when you're not using them to hold your gear. For those of you who don't like to carry a messenger bag, backpack or duffle bag all the time, these foldable bags are perfect for [...]

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I had given a lot of thought about how I wanted to protect and carry my iPhone 6 Plus before I even received it.  I knew I wanted a case for it, but I didn't want it to cover up the beautiful gold color that I had been pining for since I saw it on [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Cases and Covers, iOS, Reviews

Being in the travel business, I seem to find myself on the road more and more. Packing for long trips is fairly easy: I pull out the large suitcase, pack it up, and go. Packing for a short day trips or even short tours on my longer travels can be a real hassle. I tend [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear

I must admit. I really like having a bag. Whether a backpack, messenger bag, or sling bag. In high school I used three different backpacks in a school year. I own two large travel skate backpacks, both the same brand and model. I couldn't choose between the color designs so I bought both of them. [...]

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When we're out and about, most Gadgeteers carry a few things: smartphone, wallet, keys, tablet. Maybe a tin of mints. Oh, sure, if we're gone for the day, we'll have a bag of other stuff including power adapters, charging cables and batteries, energy bars, and enough EDC stuff to survive a moon landing. But when [...]

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