Best Holiday Gadget Gifts For Students

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Shopping for a high school or college student this holiday? Maybe they didn’t get everything they needed during the Back to School rush, or perhaps they’ve discovered new needs now that the semester is about to end. Or maybe you just want to up their game with a sweet gift that will make their lives […]

Timbuk2 Quickie Review: Great 11″ MacBook Air Bag

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I recently purchased a Quickie bag from Timbuk2 to serve as a carrying case for my 11″ MacBook Air.  Some would call it a man purse, but I’m much more concerned about saving my back than making a fashion statement. I was originally looking for a simple notebook sleeve for my MacBook Air when I […]

New Galaxy Tab Cases from Waterfield Designs

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Waterfield Designs produces some top-notch gadget cases and its latest models for the Galaxy Tab look like they’re no exception. There are a total of five Waterfield Designs cases that will fit the Galaxy Tab. The SlipCase for the Galaxy Tab looks like  a smart bet for those looking for a compact case. The SlipCase is $29 […]

Gearing up to Rally for Sanity


Finally, after more than a decade of living near Washington DC, someone’s holding a rally with a message I can get behind. Sure, I’ve attended rallies in the past, but that was primarily for the experience. This time I actually care, and I’m prepping my gear to show it.

GBM InkShow: Gear I’m Carrying at IDF 2010

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At tech conferences the talk in the press room at some point turns away from the gadgets being presented and to what we’re actually using.Here’s a video of the gear I’m carrying this week at IDF 2010. I always find it interesting to peer inside of others’ gadget bags, especially those that belong to people […]

Skooba Debuts iPad Bags, R.A.P.S!


Skooba has taken the dive into all things iPad with their new line of custom messenger bags, sleeves, and R.A.P.S!  The three specialized pouches feature a $14.95 R.A.P.S! (pictured right), the $19.95 Neo Sleeve, and a $49.95 Netbook/iPad Messenger.  The three Skooba offerings look like familiar netbook satchels, but do seem to be designed with […]

Interesting Roundup of Netbook Bags


The Red Ferret Journal has an interesting roundup of some Netbook bags. If you’re going to tote around a small Netbook, I’m guessing your parameters are no different than with a Notebook. Some choose from a practicality stand point and some from a looks stand point. Maybe I’m wrong. So, Netbook toters, what bag do […]

Skooba Intros Pair Of Checkthrough Travel Bags

Skooba Design introduced two new Checkthrough travel bags that allow users to keep their notebooks in their bags when going through airport security checkpoints. The Checkthrough Backpack looks professional and doesn’t scream ‘laptop bag,’ which is a good can help prevent theft. The owner’s notebook is stored in an isolated compartment so it can easily […]