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The Hop! Self-Rolling Suitcase – These Are Not the Droids You’re Looking For

on Friday, October 12th, 2012

Sick of lugging your bags around airports or bus stations? The Hop! from Cargo Collective is a suitcase that takes away some of the load. As the name might suggest, the suitcase is named for hotel bellhops.  Using three receivers,  the Hop! triangulates its position relative to your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, and using an air-based caterpillar tractionRead More…

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WaterField Designs Outback Tote Review

on Monday, September 17th, 2012

The Outback Tote from WaterField Designs is one of the newer offerings from this company who have long been known for their high quality gear bags and pouches. Designed to hold whatever you need to carry, this bag may look rugged, but it is really like a comfortable pair of jeans. Let’s take a closerRead More…

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Tom Bihn Has a Variety of Bags to Carry and Protect Your New 15″ MacBook with Retina Display

on Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Backpacks, News

You just got a thin new 15″ MacBook with a Retina display, and you need a new laptop bag.  Tom Bihn wants you to know they have 17 bags in their lineup that will fit and protect your new laptop.  You can choose from travel bags, backpacks, briefcases, and messenger bags.  They also have aRead More…

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Google Nexus 7 Sleeve and Case Options Unveiled by WaterField Designs

on Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Our friends at WaterField Designs have just announced a nice collection of Google Nexus 7 sized sleeves and cases. There are 7 products that are perfectly sized to hold the new Nexus 7 Android tablet or another similarly sized device such as the Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble Nook and other 7 inch tablets. TheRead More…

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Oberon Design Bold Celtic Tote Handbag and Wallet Review

By: Tina Snell
on Sunday, June 17th, 2012

The Gadgeteer has reviewed several items which are handcrafted by Oberon Design. When I was asked to review the Bold Celtic Tote Handbag and the matching Bold Celtic Women’s Bi-Fold Wallet, I was really excited to get the opportunity. You may remember the news item for the iPad cover with the Tree of Life pattern on it. I am a very happyRead More…

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Haul Foreman – Rubbery Bag

on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Backpacks, News

Australian Company Haul specialises in making bags, cases and accessories from recycled products like billboard vinyl and number plates.  Their Foreman is made from recycled truck tyres, seat belt webbing and recycled denim.  Capable of taking a 15″ laptop and A4 folders, the bag is 38 x31x12 cm.  The rubber is not affected by water or weatherRead More…

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Wotancraft – Handmade Leather Camera Cases and Bags

on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

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: 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

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: 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: 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: 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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Zenok Leather Handstitched Laptop Bag

on Monday, August 29th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, Laptops and Gear

Zenok Leather is an Etsy shop.  They sell beautiful handmade leather electronics cases and Moleskine covers.  An example of their work is this Handstitched Leather Briefcase (shown, left) made from Italian natural beige leather (2mm thick).  The bag is 15″ X 11″ X 3.5″, big enough to hold many laptops.  It comes with a brownRead More…

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HEX’s New Bag Line Houses iPads and Laptops

on Sunday, August 7th, 2011

HEX has announced two new Fall collections of their bag lines – Recon and Varsity. Both lines includes a messenger bag that has an easy-access iPad bay that allows users to interact with their iPad (gen 1 or 2) without having to remove it. The Recon and Varsity collections are each comprised of eight bagRead More…

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WaterField iPad Travel Express Bag Review

on Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

There isn’t a shortage of bags and sleeves designed for carrying an iPad or any other similarly sized tablet device. Finding one that matches your particular style  might take a bit of shopping though. In an effort to give you yet another option, I want to show you the WaterField iPad Travel Express which canRead More…

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Kenton Sorenson Handmade Leather Short Stay Bag

on Sunday, July 24th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

Kenton Sorenson designs simple, elegant leather goods in his Wisconsin studio.  His pieces are made from salt-cured, vegetable-tanned leathers from “unbranded male cattle hides raised by American ranchers – a type less than 1% of all available hides.”  Each piece is “cut, oiled, conditioned with beeswax, and hand stitched using a heavy thread prior toRead 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: Miscellaneous, 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

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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Cocoon Kips Bay CPS365 13” MacBook/Pro Case Review

on Monday, February 21st, 2011

As I have mentioned before, I made the switch to Apple computers just before Christmas. I went to a 13” MacBook Pro, so the bag I had used for my 17” Dell was just too big. My previous bags have been big cases sized for work – room for lots of papers and files andRead More…

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Waterfield Laptop SleeveCase for the 13″ MacBook Air Review

on Friday, February 18th, 2011

There are certain manufactures where I truly love their products; Apple, Vaja, Surefire and Waterfield bags, to name a few.  Yep, definite fanboy and I am not ashamed to admit it. Quality is what matters. With the purchase of my 13” MacBook Air, I have been doing my best to take it with me asRead More…

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Luxury Leather Cases from Capulet London

on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

As you might expect, Capulet London is a British leather goods company.  They sell beautiful envelope-style tech cases designed for women.  Their goods are artisan-made in the Andalucía region of Southern Spain.  Cases are available for the Kindle, iPad, Galaxy Tab, 10″ notebooks, and 13″ notebooks.  The attached picture shows a variety of cases forRead More…