Bags

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

Bag Strap Review

Here it is. Another review brought about by the reoccurring theme — “Bill whines about something and Julie comes to the rescue.” The strap on my laptop bag started rolling over and cutting into my sensitive shoulders. Whaaa. 🙁 The original strap was a two piece arrangement — a seatbelt type nylon strap with a …

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RoadWired Roadster Convertible Review

Mike over at RoadWired sent Julie their latest gear bag – The Roadster Convertible. When Julie asked me if I would like to review the bag, I said simply, “Yes.” I like to keep my answers simple — besides I really like all of the RoadWired gear I already own. Julie forwarded the description of …

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Alexandra Knight Taylor Tote Review

I recently passed my four year anniversary with The Gadgeteer. During those years I have written over three hundred reviews, and I have purchased over fifteen PDAs, two Laptop computers, three desktop computers as well as countless other gadgets and accessories. I have made many trips to consumer trade shows, private press events, and enthusiast …

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Matias Laptop Armor Cases Review

Product Requirements: Device: Slim l aptops from 12″ up to 17″ inches wide These days mobile warriors have a wide variety of choices when it comes to laptop bags. Backpack style bags and attache style cases tend to be the types most often seen carried by the laptop user on the go. Today I’m going …

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Bohemian Traders Leather Bags Review

Gear bags are a passion with me. I’m always on the look out for something better than what I am currently using. For me, “better” tends to mean a combination of functionality and style. I don’t want to carry the same boring bag that everyone else does, I like to be different. So, I was …

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The Buzz Sling Bag by Tom Bihn Review

Product Requirements: Daily gear that needs a bag, a smaller sized laptop (up to 11.5″ x 9.5″ x 1.5″ / 290 x 240 x 38mm) One of my favorite gear bag manufacturers is Tom Bihn. This unpretentious and friendly company has a past record for producing some of the best looking, hardest working and longest …

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RoadWired MegaMedia Bag Review

The RoadWired MegaMedia Bag is billed on the RoadWired website as the “Mother of all tech bags.” Strong words. As I was in the market for just such a bag, I looked forward to trying it out. Julie delivered it with the following description, “It’s big.” True enough, but, contrary to the head gadgeteer’s opinion, …

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She-Tech Laptop Case Review

Product Requirements: A laptop computer that measures under 15.5″ wide x 11.5″ tall x 2″ thick There are certain occupations where any form of individuality is frowned upon. You know the type that I am talking about – ones where all employees wear a basic uniform of blacks, dark grays and a shirt in the …

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Infusion Threads Pack Sport Gear Bag Review

If you have been looking for a gear bag that can hold lots of stuff in an organized manner, the Pack Sport from Infusion Threads may cause you to look no further. The Pack Sport is a smaller sized black Ballistic nylon unisex styled shoulder or waist bag. For its size, the Pack Sport has …

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RoadWired Photo/Video Convertible Bag Review

While ‘gearing up’ for our new photography business (Ayngelgraphics), my wife and I found ourselves looking for a good camera bag. We think we found it in the Photo/Video Convertible Bag from RoadWired. The Photo/Video Convertible Bag is medium sized and made from 1050 Denier Ballistic Nylon. RoadWired’s website specifies straps made of seatbelt-grade webbing …

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Spire Volt XL Backpack Review

Introduction About a month ago I received a Volt XL backpack from Cory Barnes at Spire USA. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Spire manufactures a range of backpacks, courier-type bags and protective cases. The Volt is not the first Spire product that I’ve tested; a few years ago I bought one of the first of Spire’s …

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BooqPaq3 Laptop Backpack Review

As you can imagine, Julie and I see all sorts of laptop and gear bags in all sorts of styles and flavors. Obviously, some of them are better than others. Some of them have redeeming features but they aren’t quite ready for prime-time, and some…well some are so bad that we send e-mails back and …

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Sanwa Supply In+Out Notebook Computer Carrying Case Review

Product Requirements: A laptop computer with the dimensions of 14″ x 11′ x 2″ or smaller, or up to 15″ screen including 15″ Apple Powerbook and 14.1″ iBook There are people that need to bring the entire office along with them when they travel, and then there are others that just need the basics – …

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RoadWired Podzilla Review

Product Requirements: An assortment of gadgets and accessories that need an organized carrier Somewhere in that area between wearing a pair of cargo pants and carrying a full-blown laptop bag, there exists a no-man’s land. I call it a no-man’s land because it is in this area where women have a distinct advantage…we get to …

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Colorado Special Ops Sling Bag Review

Here’s the bag’s description printed on its tag: Durable Moisture Resistant Fabric Large Storage Compartment Cell Phone Pocket Audio Pocket and Portal Key Clip Zippered Accessory Pocket The Colorado Special Ops Sling Bag has a padded zippered pocket that rests against your back or side. It’s fairly thin, but I use it to hold my …

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