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 [...]
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, [...]
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% [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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’s rich leather, craftsmanship, and incredible attention to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Some weeks ago, I wrote an article wondering if gadgets were only for guys and bemoaning the lack of accessories and gadgets designed for women. Memoggy makes a beautiful line of MacBook sleeves designed for women. These sleeves use imported hand-loomed fabrics decorated with hand-painted or hand-embroidered designs. They are lined with a soft fabric to protect your [...]
If you like unusual accessories or if you want to disguise your laptop from thieves, a company in Spain may have your answer. MiteMite Unnecessary Objects Lab produces vinyl laptop sleeves that look like folded newspapers. You can choose from four different European newspapers. The bags are designed for the MacBook Pro, but they can [...]
I had been looking for a laptop sleeve for awhile to replace my large, clunky leather briefcase. Between going back and forth to work and weekend trips, I wanted to ditch the extra bag and just toss my computer in my backpack without worrying about it being bumped, scratched, or damaged. I’ve been using the [...]
I love the rustic style of these Macbook sleeves from ColcaSac of Salt Lake City, Utah. They are made by hand with all-natural environmentally friendly fabrics and are padded with fleece. They offer different designs, colors and sizes for 13, 15 and 17 inch Macbooks and Macbook Pro laptops. Prices range from $30 – $33.
Samsill Corporation has announced the launch of Altego™, a new corporate brand. The Clear Laptop Sleeve represents Samsill’s first product launch under this brand. They are available in 5 sizes and have a transparent front panel to allow you to see the outside design of your laptop or netbook. They are also water resistant and [...]
Hey gadget girls, are you looking for a trendy way to protect your laptop or netbook from everyday abuse? Then, I think that you will want to take a closer look at the stylish sleeves from CoverBee of Holland.