Considering how hungry today's gadgets are for power, it's no surprise most geeks break out into a cold sweat when they're away from a mains socket. V-Dimension aims to change all that, with their Helius solar-powered backpack: they claim its integrated battery is good enough to keep even the most avid iPhone 3G user juiced-up.
One problem many people have when flying is getting their laptops through the security checkpoints. But with the Checkmate Laptop Bag by Samsonite, getting through those checkpoints should be a breeze.
Measuring in at 16.5 x 13.0 x 4.7 inches, you can store up to a 15.4-inch laptop and you don't even have to remove it during security checks. All you have to do is unzip the bag, unfold it and lay it flat, then send it through the x-ray machine.
Belkin has come out with a few new laptop sleeves to protect your portable and they are actually pretty nice to look at. Dare I say it: fashionable? One in neoprene, the other quilted, you have plenty of options for storing your laptop on the go.
It's just about August which means many will be making their way back to school. For some, that means a bit of shopping and a new laptop bag. Well if you're going to pick up a new one you might as well pick one up made out of recycled materials.
Ice Red Bags have a couple new laptop bags to keep your laptop bag stylishly protected. They are both very different from each other, one being more sporty and the other a bit retro.
The Urban Laptop Tote Bag is the sportier style, it will hold up to a 15.4” laptop. It also has compartments for your smaller electronics and other random objects you may need to carry around. It comes in blue, red, gray and black.
Back in May frequent travellers were promised speedier security queues as the TSA confirmed it was going ahead with proposals to allow X-ray-friendly hand luggage; now named QuickCheck, the system is basically a set of guidelines that state a laptop in a qualifying bag must show up in an X-ray image as clearly as if simply placed in a standard bin. One of the first manufacturers to show off their QuickCheck luggage is Mobile Edge, with three new travel bags.
If you're looking for some feminine laptop bags without them being bright pink and stamped with Hello Kitty, then these Lexie Barnes bags are perfect. The nice thing is that she doesn't sell just one type of bag either.
She has sleeves, over the shoulder bags as well as book bags, all of which would hold your laptop nicely. She has a few different color schemes as well to give you some options. Each color scheme has several different accessory options to go with it too.
There are enough laptop bags in the world that no matter your tastes, you're bound to find one that fits. If you're going to put out the effort to find the perfect bag, you might consider snagging one from an environmentally conscious company. These bags are actually made of recycled car seats and armchairs.
Portobello has come out with a few laptop bags that look great and aren't quite so obviously laptop bags. Instead they blend in well with the oversized purses that have become so popular.
The line has several different options, from the overly chic to the more relaxed styles, for those that don't really fit with the faux croc leather bags. The best part is the security that comes with having one of these bags.
Each one has a tracker ID tag, so if you lose it or it's taken you can easily find it again. The bags start at around $300 and go up from there. Luckily they have a line for both the UK and the US as well as other parts of the world. Their bags will fit both 13” and 15” laptops.