Backpack

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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Timbuk2 Lane Commuter Backpack review

REVIEW – No wet laptops! That’s what Timbuk2 is promising this season, and I’ve got several bags from their new lineup to check out. Today we’re looking at the Lane Commuter Backpack, a smaller daypack built for style and protection from the elements. To the review! What is it? It’s a slim daypack built for …

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The Topo Designs Rover Pack, All Grown Up

NEWS – Topo Designs has around since 2008, making supremely functional bags & accessories with a distinctive outdoorsey vibe. The Commuter Briefcase (which I reviewed here) is still in my regular work rotation, as is their iconic Rover Pack… which is now the subject of a full lineup based on the original design. The original …

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Henty Everyday Travel Bag review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW: Many Gadgeteers are bagaholics here.  Traditionally while on the move I love my messenger bags. They’re easy to use and give easy access to everything quickly and efficiently.  The situation changes however when you have to move things around from place to place.  This is where backpacks are more convenient because they make …

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MOS Blackpack Grande review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Gadgeteers love their backpacks. MOS makes some terrific ones and we’ve reviewed them before – most recently in September 2018. MOS keeps evolving, learning what works and what can be improved, making each new iteration of their products better and better. Let’s take a look and see if your tech and other …

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Nayosmart General Travel Backpack review

REVIEW – A full-featured, well-constructed travel backpack for under $150? Believe it! I’m checking out the Nayosmart General backpack in this review, and it’s pretty amazing. It’s got everything you need for light one-bag travel or living your life out of your bag on the daily commute. To the review! What is it? It’s a …

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