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Would this be what Dr Jones uses for his iPad, the Heming leather iPad case?

on Friday, February 28th, 2014

If you have an iPad chances are you go to some lengths to protect your investment. But, if you are like me you don’t want a run of the mill, everyday, everyone else has one type of case. You want something a little different as well as something that is quality made. The Heming a Read More…


Whipping Post Vintage Messenger Bag review

on Thursday, August 29th, 2013

When it comes to my every day gear bag, I’m very picky. It has to be the right size, right weight, right capacity and it has to look good. I’ve been carrying a Timbuk2 messenger bag for as long as I can remember, so I figured it’s time to broaden my horizons and try something Read More…


Saddleback Leather Company is going soft with their new Simple Backpack

on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Backpacks, News

We’ve reviewed quite a few Saddleback Leather Company bags over the years. Known for their durability and last forever construction, Saddleback bags have never been considered soft and comfy. At least till now. Their new Simple Backpack features lighter weight softer leather and is currently available in a 14″ size with a 17″ size available Read More…

Pad and Quill continue to make the case, literally, for electronic devices.  The Littlest Black Book is made to house the iPod Nano.

Pad & Quill Littlest Black Book for iPod Nano Review

By: Elizabeth Daugherty
on Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Pad & Quill, with their tasteful and elegant cases for iPad and iPhone have manufactured superior cases for electronic “i” devices. Hand constructed, well made and protective, Pad & Quill is at the top of their game.


Hard Graft’s New Grab Laptop Folio

on Monday, June 25th, 2012

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% 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 grant Read More…


ZAGG LEATHERskin for iPad Review

on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

I thought I would try something different this time around….instead of an invisibleSHIELD from ZAGG for the back of my new iPad, I wanted to try one of their LEATHERskins. While the aluminum back of the iPad feels great to the touch, I wanted to add a bit more protection without too much bulk or weight. Read More…


Wotancraft – Handmade Leather Camera Cases and Bags

on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

In my opinion, Gadgets + Leather = Bliss. If you feel the same way, then you’re going to love browsing through the Wotancraft web site of truly handmade leather watch straps, camera straps and camera bags. The prices may be a little spendy (the camera case/holster you see pictured above is $169USD), but knowing these Read 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 incredible Read More…


United SGP Argos iPad 2 Case Review

on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

After wanting one for what felt like forever, I finally bought an iPad 2. All I can say is that it was worth the wait. I am an unapologetic Apple fanboy (Mac user since 1988) and the iPad just makes me more impossible to be around when the discussion turns to tech. But despite the Read More…


Leather Pencil Caps – Stuff you don’t need, but want anyway

on Sunday, October 23rd, 2011
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

The Kanda Misako Leather Pencil Cap is a cool way to protect the tip of your favorite pencil (and maybe some pens). It’s available in a large selection of colors that include: Black, Navy, Turquoise, Orange, Camel, Pink, Blue, Yellow, Wine, Red, Chocolate, Purple and Green. You can see more images at Although they Read More…


A leather bicycle tool case that Lance Armstrong would love

on Friday, October 14th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

Wheelmen & Co. are now offering a gorgeous leather tool case that attaches to bicycle handlebars and some saddles. The Black Smith Tool Case is made from top grain leather that has been sewn by hand here in the USA. It’s large enough to hold your phone, wallet and several other small items. The price Read More…


Saddleback Leather Belts. Keep your Pants Up or Tow a Train…

on Monday, August 8th, 2011
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

“They’ll Fight Over It When You’re Dead” Well hopefully they’ll be the same waist size or smaller than me in that case. Saddleback Leather has just released their range of Full Grain Leather  belts. Available in 32″ to 40″ and in their standard colours , these 1.5″ belts have removable buckles, adjustable length and are Read More…


Vintcase for iPad Review

on Monday, August 8th, 2011

The Apple iPad might be a cutting edge gadget, but that doesn’t mean you can’s dress it up in a case that will give it an old world charm. The Vintcase is an attractive leather case that will turn your iPad into a journal from centuries ago. Let’s check it out.


Col. Littleton No. 42 Courier Bag for Laptop and iPad Review

on Monday, July 18th, 2011

After reading Julie’s (very favorable) reviews of the Col. Littleton wallets, iPhone wallet (No. 50), and pocket for the iPad (No. 5) and Janet’s announcement that they would be creating a new bag to carry not only your laptop but your iPad as well, I knew I wanted to see it in person. I don’t Read More…


Col. Littleton Front Pocket Wallets Review

on Sunday, April 24th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, Reviews, Wallets

Early this year, I reviewed the Col. Littleton No. 50 Wallet for the iPhone which combined a leather sleeve to hold the iPhone, with a minimalist wallet. I loved the simplicity and utility of that wallet, so I was equally interested in trying out one of their front pocket wallets when they offered to send Read More…


Saddleback Leather announces availablity of new iPad 2 case

on Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

New iPad 2? Searching for a case? Love leather? How about the Saddleback Leather Company iPad 2 case? I reviewed their original iPad case and found it to have rugged good looks and great protection. The only thing missing from their new iPad 2 version is the nifty magnetic smart cover feature that will turn Read More…


Saddleback Leather Co. Waterbag Medium Review

on Monday, March 7th, 2011

I grant you Saddleback Leather’s Waterbag is not a gadget or tech device of any kind…..its not even specifically designed to carry around tech gear and/or their accessories. But it is an incredibly well made, stylish piece of travel gear, designed to (easily) withstand the test of decades of travel and the hard/rough-road taken. When Read More…


Inkleaf Leather Co. Moleskine Cover Review

on Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
Posted in: Miscellaneous, Reviews

Do you use your Moleskine notebook or Rhodia notebook as is, or do you enjoy customizing it with stickers, paint or a protective notebook cover like these gorgeous Moleskine covers from Inkleaf  Leather Co.?


Col. Littleton No. 50 Wallet for iPhone Review

on Monday, January 31st, 2011

Here at The Gadgeteer, we have a thing for wallets and several of us are equally enamoured with the iPhone. So what could be better than the No. 50 Wallet for iPhone from Col. Littleton, which combines a leather wallet and an iPhone case into one front pocket holder? Let’s see.


Col. Littleton No.5 Pocket for iPad Review

on Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Love at first site isn’t a phrase that I toss around all that often. Some say I’ve become a little jaded when it comes to accessories for my favorite gadgets. I guess it’s easy to see how I may have become that way. After all, I’ve been reviewing gadgets and their assorted accoutrements for close Read More…


Oberon Design Cell Phone Case Review

on Saturday, January 1st, 2011

If you’re into leather goods, you are probably already familiar with the products from Oberon Designs. They offer gorgeous cases for your favorite tech gear, as well as journal covers and other items. Today, I want to show you their cell phone case.

Similar but different - the IC-1000 is a luxury version of Apple's iPad case.

Cyber Acoustics IC-1000 iPad Case Review

on Sunday, December 26th, 2010

In the massive ecosystem that is the iPad case market, there are a few recurring designs, and a few unique specimens. Of the recurring models, there are those similar to Apple’s design, those that cover only the back, and those that include handles for “clipboard”-type use. With their new IC-1000 case, Cyber Acoustics went with Read More…


Put a Saddle on your iPad

on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Back in the Spring, we reviewed Saddleback Leather’s iPad Pouch and found it to be a very protective sleeve for transporting the popular Apple tablet. For those of you that have been looking for a play through solution, Saddleback has just introduced their new iPad case (affiliate link). It’s a tough leather case that has Read More…


Padster iPad Bag Review

on Thursday, October 28th, 2010

With iPads being more popular and apps being more diverse, the iPad has almost become a desktop replacement for your everyday life.  I carry my iPad 3G around with me everywhere since I can easily access my company network and pull up any information that I need.  But I always have a bad feeling of Read More…