Gear bag

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When you don't always need to carry a laptop and don't even always need to take a tablet, it can be hard to find a single gear bag that works for you every day.  I almost never need a laptop with me, but I often want to take along my iPad Air 2, so I'm [...]

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baggizmo

The folks who created the Baggizmo (and its Kickstarter project) want you to think about how you look when dressed nicely for a meeting with your client, and then replace that polished image with how you look for that meeting after you loaded up your pants and jacket pockets with all your daily-carry gear.  Ladislav [...]

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WaterField kept the best features of its previous gear pouches and added a lining and an updated look to create the new Gear Pouch.  The Pouch is available in three sizes:  Small (8" x 5.5" x 0.5-1"), Medium (11" x 6.5" x 0.5-1"), and Large (12.5" x 7.5" x 0.5-1").  The Small makes a great travel [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News, Wallets
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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 [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Laptops and Gear, News
ameribag-hbbevo-bag-1

I work from home, so I don't use a laptop bag or large gear bag every day.  However, I do like to take my iPad with me when I go to an appointment, and sometimes I may even want to take my 11" MacBook Air.  I don't want to have to change bags every time [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables
tm1985-gadget-pouch-1

The TM1985 Gadget Pouch reminds me of the KNOMO KNOMAD iPad organizer I reviewed recently, but the camouflage fabric is much less formal than the shiny leather KNOMAD.  At  9" wide, 8" high folded (maximum of 3" thick), the Gadget Pouch is too small to hold a full-sized iPad, but I wonder if you could fit a [...]

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sightseers-argentinian-leather-carryall

The Sightseer's Argentinian Leather Carryall is made of luxurious, full-grain leather crafted by expert tanners in Buenos Aires.  The bag measures 10.5" tall x 8.5" wide x 4" deep and weighs 2 pounds.  It has a grab handle on the top and a shoulder strap for comfortable wearing.  The nylon-lined interior is divided into two main [...]

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michael-kors-crossbody-phone-case

The Michael Kors Crossbody Case is a wallet with room for your cards, cash, and a phone in a central storage pocket.  It's made of the finest quality full-grain, premium saffiano leather (both interior and exterior).  It has a  leather and metal chain strap that's long enough to wear crossbody.  I've found two versions available.  The [...]

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We haul lots of gear 'round these parts, some of us more than others. I like my gear-hauling bags to be durable and multi-purpose, and to include at least a few organizational features. Oh, and to look good too. Cargo Works has several products that seem to fit those criteria for me. I recently had the [...]

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veto-pro-pac-MC-01

I used to carry tools around for a living.  A good tool bag was critical.  I ended up with a variety of boxes with wheels on them just to lug them around town.  I don't do that anymore, but since I rent and don't live in a house, space is at a premium.  Maybe what [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Reviews
travelon-slim-pouch

The Anti-Theft Classic Slim Pouch from Travelon looks perfect for keeping your cards, passport, and a phone with you while you travel.  The bag has a quick-access phone pocket on the front and a small zippered pocket for cash or small items.  The main zipper compartment can be locked to prevent easy access to the [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear
vetopro-mc

Veto Pro Pac, makers of some of the most rugged tool bags in existence, have just added a brand new bag to their line up. It's the Model MC and it claims to live up to the old saying that good things come in small packages. This tool bag has all the features Veto fans have [...]

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bolster-bag-for-men-2

Men seem to like to carry lots of stuff in their pockets, and sometimes they have too much stuff and need a bag.  But many men have aversions to bags that are much smaller than a laptop bag or to bags that don't look like they can be carried into war.  Sometimes neither of those [...]

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tombihn-aeronaut30nightflight

Tom Bihn, maker of travel bags and accessories that are designed smart and built strong in the USA, recently released several new items. First, the Aeronaut 30 Carry-on Travel Bag ($270, upper image). This is the little brother to the original Aeronaut 45 (as it has been renamed), and the numbers indicate their approximate volume in liters. [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear
cargo-works-macbook-module-sleeve-2

If you're like me, you travel with a plethora of Apple products, but you'd like to travel with that gear in the smallest bag possible.  The MacBook Module Sleeve from Cargo Works can carry a MacBook Pro (with or without Retina display), your iPad, and iPhone, and still have room for a charger or a [...]

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Posted in: Bags, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Laptops and Gear, News
intrepid-bag-lillium-purse-2

Last fall, Julie wrote about a Kickstarter for some Intrepid Bags.  The project was funded, and the products are available for purchase now at their website.  One of their gear bags is called the Lillium, which they say is a "European styled hands-free belt, cross body, and side purse".  It's made of extra-thick, top-grain purse [...]

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travelon-signature-crossbody-2

This cross-body bag from Travelon is big enough, and has a padded pocket for, an iPad or similarly-sized tablet, plus it has room for your other daily gear.  This main compartment locks, to make it harder for a pickpocket to quickly grab things out of your bag.  The Anti-Theft Signature Cross-Body Bag has other features [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear
travelon-packable-bags

Because there are limits to the number of carry-on bags when you travel by plane, do you ever find yourself taking a bag big enough to hold what you need to carry on that's way too bag for daily use once you get to where you're going?  Or maybe you pick up too much documentation [...]

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Quivvers2

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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carezza-day-to-night-clutch-1

Levenger is having a sale this week on their Carezza Day-to-Night Clutch.  Like the other bags that Levenger sells, these bags look like regular handbags, but they function like gear bags.  You can use this bag as a strapless clutch bag, or you can add the strap (25.5" drop) and carry it as a cross-body [...]

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