Bags

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

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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Military Watch Resource Tactical Gear Bag Review

Wow, do I have the ultimate gear bag for all of you gadgeteers out there! Well, it could almost be the perfect bag (at least for me) if it wasn’t for one thing… Velcro. But I’m getting ahead of myself… The Tactical Gear Bag from The Military Watch Resource was designed with military and law …

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WaterField Cargo Bag Review

A while back I received some cases for review from Gary Waterfield of Waterfield designs. Reviewed here are the large Cargo; a courier-type bag and the SleeveCase; a laptop sleeve. The large Cargo measures 16”x12”x5”. Note that 5” refers to the average depth as the case tapers from about 6” at the base, to just …

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Tom Bihn Empire Builder Bag Review

Late in October 1999 I bought a G3 PowerBook. Wanting something to protect my beautiful little laptop I ordered one of the early “Meta” bags from Spire. The Meta had its faults, but was for the most part an excellent bag. In June 2002 I retired my trusty G3 and got myself an 800Mhz Titanium …

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RoadWired The Pod Bag Review

In case you couldn’t tell, here at The Gadgeteer, we love cases and bags! As you can imaging though, after reviewing hundreds of them (no, I’m not exaggerating…), we aren’t always chomping at the bit to write the next one. But, sometimes something ‘different’ comes along that makes a typical review not feel like a …

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