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Wotancraft – Handmade Leather Camera Cases and Bags

on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

In my opinion, Gadgets + Leather = Bliss. If you feel the same way, then you’re going to love browsing through the Wotancraft web site of truly handmade leather watch straps, camera straps and camera bags. The prices may be a little spendy (the camera case/holster you see pictured above is $169USD), but knowing theseRead More…

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Now You Can Organize Your Purse with GRID-IT! Panels

on Saturday, March 24th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Gear, News

We’ve told you about the GRID-IT! system from Cocoon Innovations before.  These panels are covered in interwoven elastic straps that grip and organize your smaller items.  These panels come permanently installed in some laptop and gear bags from Cocoon, and they are also available as separate panels that you can add to your own laptopRead More…

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Marc Jacobs Quilted iPad Case

on Friday, March 16th, 2012

In honor of New iPad Day, here’s a bag to carry your iPad in high style.  The Marc Jacobs Quilted iPad Case is made of lambskin, and it has a chain shoulder strap.  It’s 8″ X 10″ X 1.25″, with a soft cotton-blend lining to protect the iPad from scratches and a zippered front pocketRead More…

The bag hanger is heavy-duty, yet easy to open for adding new bags.

Tom Bihn Citizen Canine Review

on Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

I really love things that allow me to use tech in relation to other things in my life, like my dog, Jack. Tom Bihn, a premier bag maker in Seattle, has a great specialty bag called the Citizen Canine which can help you keep all your “dog stuff” in one place.

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Tom Bihn Little Swift Bag Review

on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Reviews

When I think of Tom Bihn bags, I think of laptop and gear bags.  There are several Tom Bihn bags in my house, including an 8 or 9 year old Empire Builder that has been used every day since its purchase and still looks almost like new.  I don’t typically think of knitting or pursesRead More…

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Protect Your Bag from “Bagteria”

on Friday, November 18th, 2011
Posted in: Bags, Gear, News

You may have noticed that I seem to have a lot of bags and purses.  Some of them are cheap and some are expensive, but I want to keep all of them clean and nice-looking for as long as possible.  I do not want to set my bag in the floor in public places, whereRead More…

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STM Adds Velo Laptop Messenger Bag To Lineup

on Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
Posted in: Bags, Gear, News

New from STM is their Velo laptop messenger bag.  Packed with lots of organizational features, yet spacious enough to just toss stuff in.  The Velo could be a solid daily commute bag for your laptop, tablet, accessories, jacket, shoes, hat, raincoat, keys, journal, pens, water bottle, lunch, manicure set…  OK, maybe it won’t hold ALLRead More…

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Do you REALLY love your gadget bag? – Protect it with Workiture El-bagped

on Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
Posted in: Bags, Gear, News

So you’ve spent all that money personalizing your new gadget bag, forked out for that rare once in a lifetime  unobtainium material. What’s the last thing you want to do? Put your new best friend on that dirty, icky floor. Worry no longer, Workiture has you covered. Their el-bagped stand (shown with a Timbuk2 bag) isRead More…

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Maxpedition Multi Purpose Bag Review

on Monday, June 27th, 2011

Are you a marine in need of carrying all your weaponry?  Or are you a Gadgeteer in need of a awesome gear bag for all your tech toys?  Either way, Maxpedition’s Multi Purpose Bag would be perfect for you! Maxpedition’s Multi Purpose Bag is made of light-weight ballistic nylon fabric coated with Dupont’s Teflon toRead More…

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Setgo Transport: Chewbacca’s gadget hauler?

on Saturday, June 18th, 2011
Posted in: Bags, News

I consider myself a personal electronic device transportation solution enthusiast.   OK, I have a gadget bag fetish, alright?  Like many of us, I’m constantly on the lookout for a better way to haul my must-have gear.  When I stumbled upon the Transport “urban bag” by Setgo, my interest was piqued.  With its low-profile, over-the-shoulder design,Read More…

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Veto Pro Pac XXL-F Tool Bag Review

By: Elizabeth Daugherty
on Thursday, June 16th, 2011

  I know you have one.   Those clunky, metal, red toolboxes.  That iconic American symbol of craftsmen, workmen, and Do It Yourself-ers everywhere.   Those expensive, heavy, red-paint-chipping, heavier-than-cement-crack -your-shin-on-it dead weights that holds a mish mash of tools and accessories that, once in, you can never find again. Throw it out.  Seriously.  ThrowRead More…

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Saddleback Leather Co. Waterbag Medium Review

on Monday, March 7th, 2011
Posted in: Bags, Reviews, Travel Gear

I grant you Saddleback Leather’s Waterbag is not a gadget or tech device of any kind…..its not even specifically designed to carry around tech gear and/or their accessories. But it is an incredibly well made, stylish piece of travel gear, designed to (easily) withstand the test of decades of travel and the hard/rough-road taken. WhenRead More…

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Malcolm Fontier Entertainer Canvas Bag

on Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Malcolm Fontier makes bags for people who don’t like typical laptop and gear bags.  Shown is The Entertainer bag for small MacBooks, MacBook Air, and iPad.  The bag is made of polyurethane-coated canvas with polyurethane accents.  The bag has a natural linen lining and a magnetic closure.  There’s a magazine pocket on the back, andRead More…

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Col. Littleton No. 42 Courier Bag

on Thursday, January 6th, 2011

This is the most gorgeous bag I’ve seen in a while.  The Col. Littleton No. 42 Courier Bag is sold by Griffin Technology and is handmade in Lynnville, TN.  This bag is made with polished American steer hide and solid brass hardware.  There’s also a copper tube that equally distributes the weight of the loadedRead More…

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STM Scout Small Laptop Shoulder Bag for 13″ Macbook Pro

on Saturday, December 18th, 2010
Posted in: Laptops and Gear

This Scout Bag from STM is a messenger-style laptop bag for the 13″ Macbook Pro and other similarly -sized laptops.  The bag is made of 14 ounce water-resistant canvas with a water-resistant nylon lining.  There’s a heavily padded felt-lined compartment for the laptop and lots of sleeves and pockets for other gear.  The STM ScoutRead More…

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WaterField iPad Exo SleeveCase Review

on Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Ask any iPad owner and they will tell you that taking good care of the iPad is their number one priority.  I’m sure many iPad owners have a microfiber cloth to wipe down the “fingerprint magnet” screen and some sort of protective back cover or sleeve to protect the “scratch magnet” backing.  As for myself, IRead More…

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Hazard 4 Tonto Mini Messenger Bag Review

on Friday, October 8th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Reviews

Since 9/11 there has been increased popularity in military-inspired products.  Known as ‘tactical’ gear (or ‘tacticool’ by some), many of these items go beyond merely inspiration and are in fact quite well designed and built and are functional and rugged.  Civilian Lab, a company in this tactical gear this category, has a growing portfolio thatRead More…

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Saddleback Leather Medium Satchel Review

By: Mark Rosengarten
on Monday, August 30th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Reviews

As many of you who read The Gadgeteer know, I am a bit of a fanatic about gear bags and have reviewed my fair share of them.  From the Ellington Europa Field Bag (no longer manufactured) to the Duluth Trading Fire Hose Bag, I have tried many bags over the years.  All of them have,Read More…

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Stylish Laptop Bag for Women from Theresa Kathryn

on Saturday, August 7th, 2010
Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News

The Angelina bag from Theresa Kathryn Bags is a leather laptop bag for women.  This bag looks more like a purse than a laptop bag.  It’s made of calf leather with patent leather accents and a satin brocade lining.  There’s a padded pouch to hold up to a 14.1″ laptop and organizer pockets to hold smallerRead More…

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Carry your iPad in a Carbon Fiber Bag

on Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Remember the cool wallet that I reviewed from RAGGEDedge? They are now offering iPad gear bags and sleeves made of waterproof carbon fiber sailcloth. This material is extremely strong, while weighing almost nothing. The bag features high density 1/8″ ShockTec gel padding, a magnetic flap and two exterior sleeve pockets.  They are made in theRead More…

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Saddleback Leather Duffel / Overnight Leather Bag Review

on Monday, July 26th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Reviews

We’ve reviewed quite a few Saddleback Leather Company bags, pouches and cases over the years. I’m a big fan of their rustic good looks and their rugged last-a-lifetime construction. Today I want to show you their Duffel Overnight bag. This is the biggest bag they’ve sent me so far and wow, you can sure packRead More…

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DIY Dice Handbag Kit

on Saturday, June 26th, 2010

If you are equally handy with “needle, thread, and battleaxe”, you can make yourself a D20-shaped handbag (called a dice bag, if you’re male).  The ThinkGeek kit contains all the components you need to make the bag;  you just need to supply the sewing machine, thread, iron, and the skills.  The DIY Dice Handbag kit isRead More…

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WaterField Designs 10″ Portable Muzetto Bag Review

on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

WaterField Designs is hands down, one of my favorite gear bag designers. I carry their wallet and pouches with me single every day. Last summer I had the opportunity to review their Personal sized Muzetto gear bag, which I continue to love to use as an around town carry all. When I saw that theyRead More…

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Bag TV – a Multimedia Purse

on Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

Bag TV London offers a handbag that lets you carry and display a 7″ DVD/mp3 player.  The device is carried in a special pocket that allows the player to show through a clear vinyl panel so you can watch a video or display your pictures through the side of your purse.  There’s also a panel that buttonsRead More…

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Endurance Bag has spots for all your fitness stuff

on Sunday, April 18th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

Got a lot of running or gym gear you find yourself lugging about?  Have a look at the Endurance Ultra from Endurance Bag Company.  Though it’s designed for runners, it’s got a ton of compartments that any fitness enthusiast would find useful.  Vented shoe and wet clothes compartments, two insulated water bottle pockets (with aRead More…