Bags

News, reviews and articles about bags (laptop bags, messenger bags, shoulder bags, backpacks, pouches and more).

WaterField Designs Zoom crossbody laptop bag review

REVIEW – Even though I’m not traveling or even commuting to work, that doesn’t mean that my love of gear bags has gone away. Heck no! I’m always up for reviewing new bags and today I have a new one from WaterField Designs. It’s the Zoom crossbody laptop bag. I guess I can use it …

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Organize your gadgets with gear from Goodwerks

NEWS – Look, we get it.  You have a handful or maybe several essential items that you carry with you every day and you’d like to keep them organized and protected.  Goodwerks has you covered with a handful of pouches and other gear to help do just that, like the Flat Zip pictured above. Goodwerks …

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Highlights from the Timbuk2 2020 Holiday Gift Guide (plus 3 mini reviews)!

REVIEW – When people ask me for bag recommendations, Timbuk2 is always at the top of my list. This year they’ve compiled a handy gift guide to help you find something for everyone you may be shopping for. I’ve got samples of some of the new designs to check out: the Vapor Cross Body Bag, …

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Tom Bihn Shadow Guide 33 backpack review

REVIEW – I have a complicated relationship with backpacks. I’ve developed a few through the years and deeply appreciate both the design and construction that goes into making each one unique. I typically get enamored with a new brand or a new model from a brand I already know and pull out the wallet. I …

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Trakke wants to add some Whisky to your carry with their new collection!

NEWS – Trakke gets a lot of well-deserved love in the everyday carry world. Specializing in waxed canvas products, this Scottish bag maker has a reputation for award-winning designs, handmade quality, and superb craftsmanship. Their latest collection pays homage to another Scottish treasure: Whisky. Trakke has always been about clean functional designs that showcase a …

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The Bento Bag by Rickshaw Bagworks: your essential EDC, personalized

NEWS – Sometimes you just don’t need a big ol’ bag for all of your stuff. That’s where the Bento Bag from Rickshaw Bagworks comes in. This tight little design is all about maximizing the space for your EDC with modular compartmentalization. If you’re an artist, a carry minimalist, or you just carry more stuff …

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Saddleback Leather’s new bag is ready for your next case with special introductory pricing if you act fast!

NEWS – Saddleback Leather just introduced a big, beautiful leather monster. Meet the Barrister’s Briefcase, Saddleback’s biggest (and most expensive) briefcase yet. The Barrister’s Briefcase is a seriously professional package for those that carry their whole office wherever they go. The Gladstone-style clamshell opening gives you wide-open access to the contents and stays open when …

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NutSac goes premium with a new all-leather sathchel

NEWS – Name-induced giggles aside, the folks at Nutsac have a reputation for building beautiful & functional EDC bags that are 100% sourced and manufactured in the USA. High quality leather components have always been a part of the brand, but their latest release is their first foray into premium all-leather goodness. Behold the Jones …

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Targus Drifter II Laptop Backpack review

REVIEW – Some backpacks have very specific purposes.  The Pakt Travel Backpack is designed to be a suitcase.  This one is designed to carry board games.  This one is for carrying a laptop.  An everyday carry backpack, however, needs to find a sweet spot somewhere in the middle of these extremes.  It needs to be …

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Always have a carry bag handy with Nanobag 4.0

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Everyone knows that reusable shopping bags are better for the environment than those disposable plastic bags that wind up in landfills or floating in the ocean.  In 2018, we featured the Nanobag 2.0 Kickstarter campaign. The Nanobag folks haven’t just been sitting around.  They are now funding their Nanobag 4.0 series of …

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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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Your Mac Pro will say yippee ki yay with the Gear Saddle

NEWS – Your Mac Pro will transform from a workstation to a workhorse with the Gear Saddle from WaterField Designs which is designed to keep all your extra computer gear neatly store right on your Mac Pro. Made of full-grain premium leather, this unique gear organizer fits over the top of the computer to provide …

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Kapacks Trooper Packs will help you look the part while chasing down those Rebel scum

NEWS – Despite their inability to hit a target with their blasters, stormtroopers are very popular characters to Star Wars fans and recognizable the world over.  Now you can join the ranks of the Imperial Stormtroopers (at least partially) when you strap on the Kapacks Trooper Pack. As seen in the photos above, the Kapacks …

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