Laptop Sleeve

Today is the event where Apple will unveil their new MacBooks. I'm not in the market for a new one for myself since my 13" MBP is only a couple years old, but I really like the looks of WaterField's new Maxwell Sleeves. These sleeves are made in San Francisco and come in three different [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, News

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, iOS, Laptops and Gear, News

Popular bag and case maker booq has just announced the Viper hardcase, which is available in 3 sizes for tablets, the Macbook Air and Chromebook Pixel sized devices. Built with booq’s trademark denier ballistic water-repelling nylon exterior, these zippered cases are tough but light weight. The Viper hardcase features a molded exterior and a padded interior that’s [...]

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Posted in: Android, Cases and Covers, Laptops and Gear, News

These DSPTCH cases are made of ballistic mesh and lined with nylon packcloth.  They have a large pouch to hold your device, and the exterior has various elastic loops for cord organization and an elastic pocket to hold other small items.  You can carry the bags alone or as an insert inside a larger bag. [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS

This review covers three bags from SLAPPA - the Velocity SPYDER PRO 15.4" laptop backpack, the Manalishi 15.4" laptop sleeve, and the Damask 10" sleeve. They are a representative sample of the wide range of styles and sizes SLAPPA offers. The 15.4" sleeve isn't too distinctive, but the other two show SLAPPA's focus on unique styling [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Cases and Covers, Travel Gear

M-Edge is a long-time producer of cases and covers for eBook readers, tablets, and other gadgets.  They have just announced the Trina Turk for M-Edge Collection of accessories designed with colorful Trina Turk signature prints.  There are a couple of book-style covers for the Kindle Fire or the iPad that incorporate satin fabrics with microfiber [...]

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Posted in: Android, Cases and Covers, iOS, Laptops and Gear, News

Instead of a jacket for you with lots of pockets and compartments for your gear, the folks at Computer Apparel make clothing for your laptops and tablets.  The company that  originally brought us the V-Neck laptop sleeve is now offering the Hoodie laptop sleeve.  You zip up your cables and power supplies in the front, [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, Laptops and Gear, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables

The artisans and designers at Hard Graft have recently released their new 13" Grab Laptop Folio. Their new laptop sleeve has a built-in leather hand strap for easier carrying and better grip. It is sizedto transport your 13" laptop (or smaller), tablet and/or misc documents. The Grab Laptop Folio is handmade in Italy from 100% [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Laptops and Gear, News

Built has introduced a new sleeve for the MacBook Pro that looks a bit different from the neoprene bags and sleeves I know them for.  The MX Sleeve for 13" MacBook Pro is ultra lightweight and protective.  It's made of EVA, and it measures 13.6” wide X 10” high X  .9” thick.  The exterior has [...]

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Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News

If you're tired of generic laptop sleeves that don't really fit your laptop, take a look at the new Custom Fit SleeveCases for PC Laptops from WaterField.  Simply enter the dimensions of your laptop, choose whether you'd like a horizontal or vertical orientation, make a couple other style choices, and WaterField will produce a sleeve [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Laptops and Gear, News

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 venerable [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Laptops and Gear, Reviews

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 incredible [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Laptops and Gear, Reviews

The Breathe Sleeve from BBP Bags is a neoprene sleeve for 13", 15", or 17" laptops.  The sleeves are made of 4mm-thick, 4-way stretch neoprene.  The laptop compartment closes with a zipper, and there's a front accessories pouch, a back slip-in pouch, and even a little pouch for a USB flash drive.  What separates the [...]

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Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News

About six years ago, my employer presented me with a laptop to use as my primary work computer.  It was handed to me along with an ugly little basic black laptop bag, and soon I was carrying this bag with me to and from work every day.  It wasn't long before I abandoned that bag [...]

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There is a rule in my house--for every t-shirt I buy, my girlfriend makes me part with two others.  To a normal person this might be a simple task of weeding, but for me it's akin to parting ways with a longtime friend.  I can easily think of a dozen shirts I own, do not [...]

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Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News