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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…


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, 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…


WaterField Designs Introduces New Bags for the Apple MacBook with Retina Display

on Monday, July 9th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, News

Did you buy Apple’s new 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina display?  If you did, you may be in the market for a new laptop bag to carry it in.  WaterField Designs has announced a bevy of cases, sleeves, and bags that are custom-designed to fit the sleek new laptop.  Among their offerings is the SleeveCaseRead More…


Pre-Order Skooba Design’s New Laptop Weekender V.3 and Save 25%

on Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear

Do you like to travel light, but find a laptop bag isn’t quite big enough to fit all your gear and your clothing and toiletries?  The new Laptop Weekender V.3 bag from Skooba Design looks like a normal duffel, but it’s designed to hold enough clothing for a couple of days plus your laptop andRead More…


Clava Upright Vertical Leather Brief Case

on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Laptops and Gear, News

Although Clava calls this a brief case, the Upright Vertical Leather Brief is designed to hold up to a 15″ laptop.  Under the front flap are organizer pockets, a zippered pocket, and storage for files or a laptop.  The back section unzips to reveal an accordioned folder with three sections for more storage.  Inside isRead More…


Keeping Your Devices Charged is in the Bag

on Monday, May 21st, 2012
Posted in: Bags, News

The Device Charging Business Case from Hammacher Schlemmer has a 6,000 mAh battery inside to keep your mobile devices charged.  The bag has four zippered compartments with storage that includes a dedicated iPad pocket, a padded sleeve that protects a laptop (up to 15″), and eight pockets to hold other small devices, papers, and files. Read More…


WaterField Designs Introduces the CitySlicker for the MacBook Air

on Friday, May 18th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Laptops and Gear, News

The CitySlicker MacBook Air Case from WaterField Designs is a beautifully compact as the Air itself.  This bag is protects your Air with three layers – impact-resistant plastic, high-grade neoprene, and a padded liner – while staying thin.  The CitySlicker has a ballistic nylon body with a distressed leather front flap.  The back has aRead More…


knomo London Aurora Zip Tote Review

on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Vendors are beginning to accept the idea that women like, need, and use gadgets, too.  While we can use the same gadgets that men do, sometimes we’d like our bags and accessories to be a bit different – perhaps smaller, maybe a bit more colorful.  knomo London makes “perfect urban accessories to carry your devices,”Read More…


Col. Littleton No. 1943 Navigator Briefcase Review

on Monday, May 14th, 2012

I am an old U.S. Air Force guy from back in the day…like my father, grand father and many uncles before me. I often think that I missed my time in history. I hate to say it, but I soooo would trade all of today’s tech/gadgets to be a P-51 or B-17 pilot. I grantRead More…


Powerbag Wheeled Briefcase by ful Review

on Thursday, April 19th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Reviews, Travel Gear

As any gadget fan knows, the bane of our existence is the battery. No matter how wonderful the device or gadget, if the battery lets you down, you aren’t happy. You would think that someone by now would have been able to come up with a battery that you simply don’t have to worry about,Read More…


Chrome Citadel Rainy Weekend Laptop Pack

on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Planning a weekend getaway with your laptop to a rainy destination?  Chrome‘s got your back with their new Citadel pack.   Made from weatherproof 1000 denier nylon exterior and waterproof 1800 denier military grade truck tarpaulin liner with high frequency welded seams, the Citadel fits up to a 17″ MacBook Pro inside its roomy, full-access,Read More…


WaterField Designs Introduces the Muzetto Outback in Five Sizes – Including Two for the New iPad

on Friday, March 9th, 2012

Julie reviewed the leather Muzetto bag  some time ago; now WaterField Designs have updated the line with the Muzetto Outback in five sizes.  The Outback version is made of waxed canvas that’s going to develop more character as the bag is used.  Waxed canvas was originally developed for water-proofing sailing garments, and it brings aRead More…


OGIO Squadron RSS Backpack Review

on Monday, March 5th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Reviews

The OGIO Squadron RSS backpack (reactive suspension system – more on that later) is, as you can see in the photo above, a beast of a bag. You can put a lot of stuff into it, and thanks to all the various pockets and compartment, all that stuff will stay put. There’s a dedicated sectionRead More…


Rickshaw Commuter 2.0 Laptop Bag and MacBook Pro Sleeve Review

on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Of late, I’ve had the opportunity to add a few chapters to my continuing saga for the “perfect” gear bag (for me at least), the most recent being an evaluation of the Tom Bihn Cadet.  Being mainly a messenger bag fan(atic), I’d been wondering if there was one out there that could supplant my venerableRead More…


Vera Bradley Laptop Travel Tote

on Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, News

Vera Bradley has a new Laptop Travel Tote that’s designed to make travel with a laptop a bit easier.  This tote is 11 1/4″ x 14 3/4″ x 3″ with a 12″ strap drop.  It’s made of Vera Bradley’s standard quilted cotton fabrics.  There’s a laptop compartment on one side; the other side has aRead More…


Saddleback Classic MacBook Air Sleeve Review

on Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

As unmanly as it sounds, the first thoughts that ran through my mind when I first saw and touched the Saddleback Classic MacBook Air Sleeve was……’Ooooo, pretty’. To make it worse, I even took a (nice long) whiff of the leather as I was unpacking it….smelled wonderful. Saddleback Leather Company‘s rich leather, craftsmanship, and incredibleRead More…


Tom Bihn Cadet Laptop Bag Review

on Friday, January 20th, 2012

In my mind’s eye, I am the protagonist in an adventure serial entitled Indiana Jacobs and the Quest for the Perfect Gear-Hauling Bag. Of course, that I’m from Indiana (“Hoosier by Birth; Boilermaker by the Grace of God,” as the saying goes) aids in spinning this yarn, but so does my very real quest.  TheRead More…


Carry Your Laptop in Recycled Plastic Bottles

on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
Posted in: Bags, News

This laptop bag from Plaid Doctrine is easy on the environment and on your eyes.  The body of the Eco Laptop Tote is water- and stain-resistant high-performance fabric made from recycled bottles, and it’s trimmed with prime-grade vegetable-tanned leathers.  The main compartment holds a laptop with up to a 15.4″ screen, and the compartment isRead More…


MacCase Premium Leather Shoulder Bags

on Monday, November 14th, 2011
Posted in: Bags, News

MacCase makes a variety of leather bags and accessories for your gear, like these Premium Leather Shoulder Bags.  The bags are available in a small size to fit 13-15″ laptops and large size for 15-17″ laptops.  They have organizer pockets on the front and padded iPhone/iPod pockets on the sides.  The bags are made ofRead More…


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…


Tom Bihn Cadet Minimalist Laptop Bag

on Monday, November 7th, 2011

Some bags are big enough to carry all your gear and the kitchen sink.  That’s great if you need and want that, but they are overkill for when you only need your laptop, phone, and a couple of other items.  Tom Bihn has designed the Cadet for those of us who like to carry aRead More…

Velvet interior of the laptop sleeve

Built Neoprene Tote Bag for 13” Apple MacBook Pro Review

on Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

I sometimes have back pain and carrying heavy gear bags often makes things worse.  I’m constantly on the lookout for a sturdy, protective bag that’s big enough for my computer must-haves but won’t add a lot of weight itself.  We’ve used neoprene lunch bags from Built NY for years.  These lunch bags wear like iron,Read More…

TSA friendly.  Laptops placed in the checkpoint friendly Mobile Edge ScanFast allow you to go through security checkpoints with minimal hassle

MobileEdge ScanFast 2.0 Bag Review

By: Elizabeth Daugherty
on Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

MobileEdge ScanFast briefcase. Checkpoint and Environment friendly.   (this is a 2nd opinion review of bag that we featured last year) I really hate flying.  I’ve never been a big fan.   I hate the high prices, the long lines, the rules, the regulations, the baggage fees, what you can carry on and what youRead More…


Zenok Leather Handstitched Laptop Bag

on Monday, August 29th, 2011
Posted in: Bags, 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…


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…