Bags

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

It’s love at first sight with the Step 22 Tenkile Tech Pouch

NEWS – Like many people, I haven’t traveled much in the last 2 years, but that doesn’t stop me from looking at travel and gear bags because obsessed 😉 I stumbled upon the Step 22 Tenkile Tech Pouch and wow do I like the design. It seems like so many gear pouches are designed to …

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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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Waterfield Designs Packable Tote Bag review – it will be your new best friend!

REVIEW – I was not a tote guy, but I am a changed man. Meet the Waterfield Designs Packable Tote Bag, my new best friend and travel buddy. It’s just so freaking useful. To the review! What is it? It’s a lightweight packable tote bag. Hardware specs 14.5″ by 14.5″ by 5.5″ 13″ handle drop …

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Harber London Leather Messenger Bag for MacBook review

REVIEW – When it comes to carrying your laptop and computer accessories, nothing exudes class like a smooth leather bag. Today we review the gorgeous Harber London Leather Messenger Bag for MacBook. What is it? Harber London’s Leather Messenger Bag is a full grain, vegetable tanned leather bag built to accommodate your 13″ MacBook Air …

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Tego Roll-And-Go Ultimate Travel Bag review – ultra-customizable travel bag

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – When I travel, I pack my gear into several individual pouches and bags, and during the whole trip, I’m trying to remember which pouch holds which gadget or cable. Today I want to show you the Tego Roll-And-Go Ultimate Travel Bag which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter and it might be …

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BrightLine Bags review – Create the ultimate gear bag of your dreams

REVIEW – I used to daydream about creating the perfect gear bag. In those dreams, I wanted a bag that could transform from small to big depending on what I needed to carry with me. Big for travel, slim for day-to-day work commutes. I approached a couple of popular bag makers to see if they …

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Bolstr Small Carry 3.0 and Aux Pocket gear bags review – EDC bags for minimalists

REVIEW – I just returned from my first “away” vacation since May 2019! To say that it was a long time coming is an understatement. Before we left, I had to deal with the age-old question – which bag do I take on the trip? As luck would have it, I had an easy answer …

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Build your perfect gear bag with Brightline modular bags

NEWS – While surfing for cool stuff to share with all of you, I stumbled upon Brightline Bags, and wow. Where have these bags been all my life? I’ve often fantasied (yes, I’m a bag geek, so don’t make fun of me) about making my own gear bag with the perfect layout and number of …

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Chrome Buran III messenger bag review – a big, balanced, versatile messenger!

REVIEW – Look at this chonky boi! I’m testing the Buran III from Chrome Industries, the next evolution in their iconic messenger designed to carry your tech in addition to all the things. It’s a good one. To the review! What is it? It’s a messenger bag designed for carrying your tech… and just about …

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Solo New York Ludlow universal tablet sling bag review

REVIEW – As new devices that are thinner and lighter hit the market, suddenly carrying that messenger bag with a 3” thick laptop compartment doesn’t make a lot of sense. And if you have to take along a charger, it’s no longer half the size and weight of that behemoth you used to carry. In …

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Waterfield introduces new Double Take sleeve for those who pack two screens

NEWS – There are those of us who tote two screens around at least some of the time. Since today’s devices are so slim and light, most folks in this group have probably just been packing the two together in the same slot in their bag. Waterfield, a perennial favorite with Gadgeteers, just released their …

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HEX Ranger Blackout Camo DSLR Sling V2 review

REVIEW – While ubiquitous smartphone cameras have all but driven the “point and shoot” camera market into extinction, they’ve not supplanted the venerable DSLR camera for serious photo hobbyists and professional photographers.  Carrying and protecting a DSLR camera and its accessories can be challenging, but there are still plenty of options on the market to …

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The Quaq crossbody bag charges your phone as you carry it

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – The Quaq Crossbody Bag is a new crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.  This well-made ‘sling bag’ wirelessly charges your phone and carries a lot of your EDC.  The Quaq Crossbody Bag is a ‘sling bag’ that wirelessly charges a cellphone in a special pocket containing a non-removable 10,000 mAh inductive charging battery. The …

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Saddleback Leather brings back a classic design… with upgrades!

NEWS – One of my favorite Saddleback Leather designs was the original satchel. Sadly we parted ways a while back (long story), and Saddleback stopped making this particular design…. until now. Meet the new Rounded Leather Satchel from Saddleback Leather. It’s based on the old Medium Satchel size (for those who remember), which I loved …

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