Backpack

Speck Transfer Pro 30L Backpack review – it’s big & roomy

REVIEW – If your daily trek to the office includes a lot of stuff, the Speck Transfer Pro 30L backpack may be the solution. This is a bag for all the things, and it’s available at a great price. Let’s go to work. To the review! What is it? The Speck Transfer Pro 30L backpack …

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Lander Traveler 35L Backpack review – Perfect for one bag travel adventures

REVIEW – I’ll be honest up front here.  I’d been eyeing Lander’s packs since I missed being a backer on their successfully funded Kickstarter campaign back in 2018.  Their packs just had a great look and appeared to be loaded with solid functionality.  I couldn’t accept Julie’s offer to review a Lander pack fast enough.  …

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Tom Bihn Techonaut 45 backpack review – you get what you pay for

REVIEW – As I prepare to enter my middle-age years, I have done a lot of reflecting lately. One of the trends I have noticed the older I get is to gravitate towards paying more for quality rather than always buying the cheapest functional version of something I need. Case-in-point: I probably used and wore …

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Zinmark backpack review – a bag with a split personality

REVIEW – The Zinmark Backpack has a sneaky secret. It starts as a sleek, low-profile bag for your office essentials. That’s only part of the story though. When needed, the bag transforms into a fully-featured gear hauler. Let’s explore, shall we? To the review! What is it? It’s a laptop backpack designed for school work …

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Able Carry Daily Backpack 20L X-Pac and accessories review

REVIEW – Bags and packs have become staples in our EDC (Everyday Carry) gear, and although I have a handful of favorites, I’m always on the lookout to try out a new one.  Able Carry has some great-looking backpacks and accessories in their product offering, so I was very interested to give them a hands-on …

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MyShittyBackpack GoApe Multi-pocket Cotton/Hemp Backpack review – Crappy name but nice backpack

REVIEW – Now I know what you’re thinking… “What’s up with that brand name?” But the GoApe Multi-pocket Backpack from MyShittyBackpack isn’t even close to being as bad as the name would suggest. What is it? The GoApe Cotton/Hemp Backpack is a medium-sized multi-pocket bag recommended for everyday carry, day trips, short hikes or beach …

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Booē Waterproof DayPack backpack review

REVIEW – Summertime is here, and with it, trips to traditionally wet and sandy places. But, as Gadgeteers, can we really enjoy the beach, lakeside, or pool without our gadgets? What about the severe reaction to water and sand that electronics are susceptible to? Won’t someone think of the gadgets!?!?! Booē (pronounced like the water …

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The new Saddleback Leather backpack design has a big mouth (or two) to carry all of the things!

NEWS – So this is an exciting bit of news if you’re a fan of leather products, especially Saddleback Leather products. They’ve been teasing this one recently, and now the Big Mouth Leather Backpack is available for purchase! Why is it a big deal? It’s all about that classic Gladstone-style closure system. As opposed to …

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EVERGOODS CHZ22 is a low profile backpack for office, trail, or travel

NEWS – I am a big fan of backpacks.  I use one every day to haul my gear to work, another when I travel, and yet another for fitness activities.  One of the backpack companies I’ve been keeping my eye for a few years now is EVERGOODS.  While many pack companies strive for a “crossover” …

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The Bellroy Apex backpack is some next level design thinking

NEWS – Our friends at Bellroy are constantly pushing the envelope in bag design. Their latest creation, the Apex Backpack, looks absolutely brilliant. It’s got that’s tightly composed, upscale profile we see in all of Bellroy’s bags. And then you open it up to this: How cool is that? This design is all about accessibility, …

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