Bob Patterson

I'm a digital marketer and an illustrator with a passion for user experience. I constantly dabble in gadgets and technology, with a particular interest in bags & EDC products, cooking, and creative tools. I'm also an old school punk rock guy and a rabid fan of sci-fi and fantasy genres... I have the Yoda tattoo to prove it.

The Saddleback Leather Messenger Backpack brings back a classic design in a new format!

NEWS – When Saddleback Leather first started out, one of their original products was a simple messenger-style bag. It was a great design that also converted to a backpack in a pinch. I know many owners who modified theirs for full-time use this way, arguing that the big square form factor worked better that way. …

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Tom Bihn’s brand new backpack looks strangely familiar…

NEWS – Look, you all know that I love Tom Bihn products. They’re among the best in the carry business when it comes to build quality, durability and usability. But one of their strongest qualities is how they actively solicit customer feedback to continuously evolve their designs. And they’re not afraid to make changes or …

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HOMIEE 13-13.3 Inch PU Leather Felt Laptop Sleeve review

REVIEW – Sometimes you just want to keep it simple, and the HOMIEE 13-13.3 Inch PU Leather Felt Laptop Sleeve delivers on that promise. It’s a solid sleeve for smaller laptops at a very affordable price. Simple. effective. To the review! What is it? It’s a laptop sleeve for your 13″ MacBook or a laptop …

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Uten Barbecue Charcoal Grill review

REVIEW – Take your charcoal grill on the road! This week we’re checking out the Uten Barbecue Charcoal Grill, It’s a lightweight & portable design made for transporting to the campsite, the beach, or the park. How does it hold up to the testing? To the review! What is it? It’s an open-styule portable charcoal …

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MacCase Premium Leather iPad Folio Case & Accessories review

REVIEW – Modular design makes me happy. MacCase makes my Apple products happy. Put them together, and you’re looking the MacCase iPad Premium Folio Case collection! We’re checking out the iPad 12.9″ keyboard-compatible case along with a bunch of accessories that make for some supreme office stylin’. To the review! What is it? It’s a …

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Move It Fitness MoveItSpeed Smart Reflex Punching Bag review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Boxing is a great way to both build up your cardio and develop coordination, but in can be a bit intimidating for newbies (like myself). We’re checking out the MoveItSpeed Smart Reflex Punching Bag Indiegogo campaign this week. It combines motion sensing technology with an integrated app that makes the process fun, …

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Sena Wallet Skin Leather Case for iPhone XS Max review

REVIEW – So you’re trying to ditch your wallet, but you need a bit more room for cash and cards than one of those single-slot phone cases. The Sena Wallet Skin Leather Case may be the answer you’re looking for. It features a design that still maintains that minimalist profile, and it looks great too. …

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