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“Carry an Education” in a Stone + Cloth bag

on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
Posted in: Bags, News

When Matthew Clough, the founder of Stone + Cloth, realized the man who guided his climb of Mount Kilimanjaro earned only $1-$2 per day, he knew Benson didn’t earn enough to send his children to school.  Matthew realized how lucky he was to have been born with the privileges he had, and he wanted to do somethingRead More…

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The F1 Micro Workstation, the tablet bag with a need for speed

on Saturday, February 16th, 2013
Posted in: Bags, News

Tablet bags come in a myriad of sizes, shapes and configurations, but the F1 Micro Workstation from Fusion Bags USA brings a dual standard to the table. The first part of the F1 Micro Workstation is the main bag with the Fusion “Zip-away” feature. The “Zip-away” feature allows the front of the bag to zipRead More…

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Luxurious leather gear bags from Avallone

on Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
Posted in: Bags, News

Avallone says their sophisticated City Messenger bags are for men, but I don’t see why women wouldn’t like them, too.  These bags are certainly not the distressed leather bags often marketed for men.  They are made of Italian Nappa leather with cow suede accents and silver-colored metal hardware.  The bag measures 13.5″ X 10″ XRead More…

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Levenger’s great gear bag at an incredible price for one week

on Monday, January 28th, 2013
Posted in: Bags, News

If you’re looking for a sturdy gear bag with the quality Levenger is famous for, but you want to spend under $50, you’re in luck this week.  The Staff Bag is made of durable, gray, washed canvas with black glove leather trim and nickel hardware.  It measures 13.15″ wide x 4 .15″ deep x 11.75″Read More…

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iHome 13″ Smart Sleeve for Mac review

on Monday, January 14th, 2013

We Gadgeteers haul our tech everywhere. Sometimes, we just need a few things, sometimes we need a lot. Sometimes we need to look presentable and business-like, sometimes it’s OK to look like we’re packing for a trip into a war zone or the wilderness. The 13″ Smart Sleeve for Mac from iHome is for thoseRead More…

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Tablet bag for women from Vera Bradley

on Friday, January 11th, 2013

    Over the past couple of years, Vera Bradley has been expanding their Tech line of bags and accessories for gadgets.  They’ve just introduced the Tablet Hipster, a variation of their popular Hipster bag.  The Tablet Hipster has a dedicated pocket in front to hold a tablet, and a center zipper compartment to holdRead More…

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TechSlingers shoulder holster review

on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Reviews

Tablets and mobile phones are great tools, and I wouldn’t want to be without either of mine very long. I use both of mine constantly throughout the day, both for work and for personal information. Carrying them around, however, is a pain. Especially an iPad. Shirts and pants have pockets that can handle most smartRead More…

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Nomadic Wise-Walker CB-01 backpack review

on Saturday, November 10th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Reviews

“A place for everything and everything in its place” – Samuel Smiles, Isabella Beeton, Benjamin Franklin? Isn’t coincidence a funny thing?  My wife had to go on a work trip for a few weeks and asked if we had a small backpack she could use while she was away.  Now I’m a messenger sort ofRead More…

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Lipault 2-Wheeled Laptop Backpack review

on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

The technology we carry around is continuously becoming lighter, smaller, faster, more feature-rich, etc. But many of us are having to carry more of it with us, either by choice or necessity. I regularly find myself taking my iPad and MacBook with me day in and day out, along with their power cords, odds andRead More…

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Urban Junket Jen Powered Crossbody Bag

on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

When you travel with a lot of powered devices, you sometimes need to add a backup battery pack to the mix.  The Jen Powered Crossbody Bag from Urban Junket has a built-in backup battery that they say powers USB-chargeable phones, MP3 players, tablets, eBook readers, cameras, portable gaming devices, and even small printers.  The JoeyRead More…

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Ogio Renegade RSS Backpack Review

By: Mark Adkins
on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

I am a bag-aholic. Somewhere deep in my reptile brain I seem to be convinced that if I find just the right bag, I can get perfectly organized and my life will make sense. OK, so far that has never happened, but the Ogio Renegade RSS backpack has come closer to my ideal than anyRead More…

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Kaboo Bags are Designed to Carry Your Tablet

on Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Kaboo Bags has a line of purses for the woman who wants to carry her eBook reader, iPad, or other tablet in her handbag.  The Roxie, shown here, is only one of the styles they offer.  Each of the bags is made of polyurethane, and they are sized like the larger handbags that are popularRead More…

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Pelican Products, Inc. Launches Pelican ProGear™ Consumer Brand

on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Gear, News

Pelican Products have long been known as a “world-renowned brand in the military, industrial safety and tactical industries”.  Now they are launching a line of protective products, Pelican ProGear, designed for “adventurous people.”  They are starting with “Pelican ProGear Urban Backpacks, select cases in the Micro Case Series™ and Hardback™ Series, the Pelican ProGear LEDRead More…

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Brisbane Outdoor Gear Bags (BOGear)

on Thursday, April 26th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, News

I love finding gear that’s still designed and manufactured in Australian, as so much of it has been outsourced overseas. Brisbane Outdoor Gear (BOGear) from Queensland’s line-up certainly fits that criteria.  They’re made out of local materials where available and using reclaimed materials such as PVC billboards, and they even try to use recycled products for the patterns used inRead More…

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Saddleback Leather Gadget Bag Review

on Monday, April 16th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, Reviews

Saddleback Leather Company‘s newest addition is the Gadget Bag.  It’s boxier than your typical briefcase, and looks and feels incredible like all of Saddleback Leather’s products.  I recently got a digital SLR camera, so the Gadget Bag’s shape caught my attention.  Let’s take a look.

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Convert Your Tote Bag into a Gear Bag with the Slim Bag-in-Bag

on Monday, April 2nd, 2012
Posted in: Bags, News

If you’re female and reading this site, you probably have a lot of gadgets and gear.  Of course, you need to carry all this stuff with you, and you may even need another bag for the non-tech things you use each day.  With the Slim Bag-in-Bag from invite.L, you can add tech-friendly storage to mostRead More…

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Timbuk2 2012 Update

on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, News

I know there’s a few Timbuk2 fanatics out there in Gadgeteer land, so here’s a quick update of some of the more gadget worthy additions to the Timbuk2 range just released. The revised  D-Lux Laptop Messenger Bondage 2012 has been upgraded  with their new crater superior foam protection with twice the ventiliation. They’ve also introducedRead More…

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Bandolier Your Gear with the KangaTek GO

on Saturday, January 14th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, News

When pants pockets just don’t seem to have the capacity for all of your personal gadgets and gear, what do you do? Backpack? Messenger bag? Those are fine and all, but if you don’t have that much indispensable tech and kit, then you want something a bit less bulky. The KangaTek GO just might beRead More…

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Serious Style for Your Everyday-Carry Bag with J. W. Hulme Co.

on Friday, December 16th, 2011
Posted in: Bags, News

It doesn’t matter if your everyday bag is a small gear bag or big enough for a 17″ laptop, you’ll find a bag at J. W. Hulme Co. that fits your needs.  They’ve been around for more than 100 years, making duffle bags, briefcases, and sporting and hunting gear.  They handcraft bags from fine leathersRead More…

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Trabasack Mini Laptop Desk and Travel Bag Review

on Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Hokay, let’s be honest here.  I’m going to mention something and I want you to close your eyes and picture the first thing that comes into your head.  Ready….. Lap Tray, Stable Table If you’re like me the first thing you see in your mind is either an elderly person sitting on a floral couchRead More…

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A Bag Indiana Jones Could Love

on Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
Posted in: Bags, News

I was very interested to see these Filson bags while surfing recently.  Filson makes a line of fabric and leather luggage, travel accessories and wallets, briefcases and totes, and field bags (think daily-carry gear bags).  They use twill and wool fabrics in their bags, and I especially love the looks of the medium Wool FieldRead More…

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Carry Your Gear and Files in High Style

on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
Posted in: Bags, News

This Portfolio Clutch from Camille Zarsky is a new take on the briefcase.  This clutch is 13″ X 9.5″ X 1″, and it’s expandable, so you can use it to carry your files, a small laptop, or a tablet computer.  It’s even beautiful enough to use as your purse.  The bag has an Italian croco-embossedRead More…

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Levenger Bomber Jacket Electronics Hold-All Case

on Monday, November 7th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

For years, I’ve been using a Levenger Bomber Leather zippered pouch to hold my cables, SD cards, and other small stuff.  I love the bag, and it still looks beautiful after years of use, but it has no organization inside.  The new Bomber Jacket Electronics Hold-All Case has the beautiful Bomber Leather that I loveRead More…

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STM Jet Roller is Luggage and Laptop Bag in One

on Friday, November 4th, 2011
Posted in: News, Travel Gear

The Jet Roller bag from STM Bags has a large compartment for packing your clothes for a 1-3 day trip, just as you’d expect from luggage.  The unexpected is that the Jet Roller can also act as your laptop bag.  The front of the bag has room for your computer (up to 17″) in theRead More…

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Timbuk2 Custom Eula Messenger Review

on Sunday, October 30th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, Reviews

Phil Wenneck: You’re not really wearing that are you? Alan Garner: Wearing what? Phil Wenneck: The man purse. You actually gonna wear that or are you just *****’ with me? Alan Garner: It’s where I keep all my things. Get a lot of compliments on this. Plus it’s not a purse, it’s called a satchel.Read More…