Laptop bag

Crumpler Breakfast Buffet Laptop Bag

When I think of well-designed, stylish laptop bags that are made from quality materials, there are a couple of names which always come to mind: Tom Bihn, RoadWired and Waterfield. Well, now I can add Crumpler to that list. Crumpler bags should be somewhat familiar to Gadgeteer readers because Julie and I did a joint …

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Slappa BulkHead PRO 4.1 Laptop/Travel Bag with Trolley

Every time I travel somewhere on an airplane, I have to make the decision about what gets checked and what will be carried through one or more connections. There are certain things that I must have with me at all times, items like my wallet, PDA, mobile phone, some snacks, various charging cables, my camera …

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RoadWired Skooba Satchel

One of the first things that happened after walking into Seattle’s Edgewater Inn for Mobius 2005, was that I ran into Jason Dunn from Thoughts Media at the check-in desk. “Nice Skooba,” he said as he pointed to the model he was wearing and then pointed to mine, “I bought the same one for my …

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Bumbakpaks Urbanomic Hamptons Bag

You’ve got to love a bag from a company named Bumbakpaks. Come on, it’s just fun to say. Bumbakpaks, bumbakpaks, bumbakpaks. Ok, now that I have that out of my system, I can tell you about their Urbanomic Hamptons Chocotango bag which the company refers to as a messenger bag. But to me it looks …

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Slappa Velocity PRO Laptop Backpack

I have been reviewing Slappa DVD and CD cases since last year, and in that time I have found them to be the best portable audio-video storage solutions I have ever used. Slappa’s attention to the smallest storage details – and the quality materials from which they make their cases – sets theirs apart from …

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Tom Bihn Super Ego Messenger Style Laptop Bag & Brain Cell

Back in 2001 I got the brilliant idea of buying a laptop that would replace my desktop, which resulted in the purchase of the Gateway DS Solo 9550 XL. In case you didn’t catch it, the “XL” is on the end of that name for a reason; that laptop was a beast. Measuring about 13″ …

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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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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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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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