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Are you getting one of the newly-updated MacBook Airs? You’ll need this case.

on Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Apple announced the release of the MacBook Airs, and Waterfield announced the perfect case for the 13″ MacBook Air.  Their Outback Solo MacBook Air Case is perfect for carrying the Air, its charger, your phone, wallet, and keys – everything you need for your day without loading yourself down.  The Outback Solo is made of waxedRead More…

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Protect your MacBook in an elegant folio-style case

on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

When I think of folio-style cases like this, I think of tablet and smartphones.  But these beautiful folios from CalypsoCrystal are for MacBooks.  The CalypsoFlip case cradles the bottom of the laptop in a frame that simply wraps around the front and side, leaving the connectors and the hinge free.  You don’t have to removeRead More…

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Brenthaven BX2 Sleeve for 11″ MacBook Air review

on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

I have a couple of different bags that I use as my laptop bag.  One of them has a built-in, cushioned, zippered sleeve to hold my MacBook Air; my laptop is safe from scratches in there.  The other bag only has a laptop “divider” panel that’s open at the bottom and top, and my laptopRead More…

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Waterfield cases and bags for the newest MacBook Airs

on Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Have you ordered one of the newly announced MacBook Airs with upgraded CPUs, WiFi, and battery life?  You know that new gadgets require new cases and covers, and Waterfield wants you to know that they have just what you need to protect and carry your new Air.  They have a line of cases, sleeves, andRead More…

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Protect your Apple device in a plain (or not-so-plain) brown wrapper

on Monday, January 28th, 2013

Finding the perfect case that protects your iPhone, iPad, or MacBook Air and perfectly captures your personality is a daunting task.  Then, it’s likely your perfect case won’t fit the next generation when you upgrade, and you have a perfectly good, often expensive, case going “to waste.”  That’s not going to be the case withRead More…

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Greene + Gray Tribal 11″ MacBook Air Sleeve review

on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

I have an 11″ MacBook Air laptop, and I love that it’s tiny enough to carry it most anywhere I go.  What I don’t love is the possibility of scratching my shiny aluminum laptop, so I need a sleeve to protect my MBA while it’s being carried in another bag.  I’ve found, once I readRead More…

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Artmu 11″ MacBook Air Stand Pouch review

on Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

A few months ago, I wrote a news post about some MacBook Air cases that incorporated a stand into the design.  I ordered one of the cases, the Artmu 11″ MacBook Air Stand Pouch, from eBay.  Julie was able to request a review sample of the other style, the Opt MagicQ MacBook Air Case, that I’veRead More…

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Combination Sleeve Case and Laptop Riser for the MacBook Air

on Monday, September 3rd, 2012

I’ve seen some intriguing cases for the MacBook Air recently that convert into stands or risers to elevate the laptop and allow air flow under it.  The one I like the best was the Opt MagicQ case, but they don’t have a US distributor and I couldn’t find them on Amazon or eBay.  I beganRead More…

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Cocoon Grid-It Wrap for MacBook Air

on Monday, August 6th, 2012

The Grid-It Wrap for MacBook Air from Cocoon is a minimal case that can organize your smaller gear while protecting your Air.  The Neoprene wrap has a back pocket for the MBA.  The front has a rigid Grid-It panel with its system of woven, rubberized bands that will hold your power supply, cables, external drive,Read More…

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Happy Owl Studio Briefcase for MacBook Air

on Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Backpacks, News

Happy Owl Studio has designed a thin, leather briefcase just for the MacBook Air.  The case will fit either the 11″ or 13″ MBA, and it’s handcrafted by skilled artisans from top-quality, genuine leather.  The Briefcase for MacBook Air has a padded laptop pocket to hold the Air, and the interior also has built-in holdersRead More…

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Macvelope Case for the New Macbook Air

on Friday, December 31st, 2010
Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News

When Steve Jobs introduced the Macbook air in 2008, he pulled the air from a manilla envelope to emphasize just how small it was.  I remember there were some manilla-envelope style leather cases introduced for the air back then.  Grantwood Technology has two envelope-style cases to fit the two newest iterations of the Macbook air.Read More…