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Computer Case and Foot Massager All in One?

Posted in Baggage by Tam Yue on September 10th, 2014

LeggageWe have all had those long flights with many annoyances; loud kids, middle seat, the person behind you bumping into you repeatedly, or the guy in front putting his seat all the way back. Here is something that may make your flight a little better. Introducing Leggage. This is a computer bag and foot rest/massager all in one.

Yes, you read that right. This bag can hold a laptop, your mobile device and still have room for other things. Once you get settled, pull out your laptop, turn Leggage soft side down on the floor and you have a nice place to rest your feet.

Leggage claims 9 different massage positions, they even have a nice little video that shows them all. But the questions we have are; do you really want your computer bag on the floor of an airplane where …

Quirky shows off cool Trek Support battery charging backpack

Posted in Accessories,Baggage,Batteries by Shane McGlaun on September 23rd, 2010

Quirky has some cool products that we have talked about before. One of my favorites was the Switch knife that surfaced a while back. The latest offering from Quirky is the Trek Support backpack. The thing is designed to hold your gadgets and notebook and can help keep them charged up too.

The backpack has a removable battery inside that promises 7 hours of power depending on what you hook to it. The battery pack has four pockets and has enough outlets to charge three of those USB gadgets at the same time.

Cocoon Innovations offers iPad compatible messenger bag

Posted in Baggage by Shane McGlaun on February 1st, 2010

iPad accessories are coming at a fast pace now that the device is official. We are seeing all sorts of gear with a lot of the stuff being sleeves and bags to protect the iPad while you are on the go. A new bag from Cocoon Innovations has been unveiled that will hold the iPad and lots of other stuff.

The bag is called the Gramercy messenger sling and it is designed to be worn over the shoulder. Inside the bag is a slot that will fit the iPad and is padded for protecting the device. The bag also features a GRID-IT system to store other gear that has elastic straps for holding things.

Trolley Luggage Scooter makes you the envy of kids at the airport

Posted in Baggage by Shane McGlaun on December 7th, 2009

trolley-scooter_01Long treks through the airport suck. They are especially sucky when the long trek is done at a run so you don’t miss your flight or because you need to pee after slurping down in-flight cocktails. A new suitcase promises to get you around the terminal faster and make kids jealous.

The device is the Trolley Scooter that puts a roughly backpack size bag on a folding scooter frame. The bag is the result of a partnership with Samsonite and Micro Mobility. When unfolded you end up with a scooter that has two wheels up front and one in the rear for zipping around on.

New CaseCruzer laptop case targets MacBook Pro owners

Posted in Baggage by Nino Marchetti on July 1st, 2008

CaseCruzeer Pelican 1490 Laptop Case

CaseCruzer got a new laptop case for mobile warriors who want solid protection for their Apple MacBook Pros. It is called the CaseCruzeer Pelican 1490 Laptop Case  and we believe it to be pricing around $120.

The CaseCruzer Pelican 1490 Laptop Case attempts to blend good looks into the CaseCruzer line up, which isn’t normally none for stylish cases. Besides that you’ll find it offering lots of protection for your 15-inch MacBook Pro via a custom Polyurethane foam interior as well as an interior egg-crate-style convoluted foam the lid.

Balanzza digital luggage scale alerts you to too many travel souvenirs

Posted in Baggage by Nino Marchetti on June 4th, 2008

Balanzza Digital Luggage ScaleIf you collect a lot of souvenirs (i.e. junk) on trips, it is helpful to know before you hit the baggage counter scale how much a suitcase weighs so you can avoid added charges. One possible way to get an idea of your luggage weight ahead of time is with the new Balanzza Digital Luggage Scale, priced at around $25.

The Balanzza Digital Luggage Scale attaches to your luggage. You then use the handle to lift your luggage, holding it until your arm breaks off or you hear the scale beep – whichever happens first. Assuming it beeps, you can drop your baggage and look at the device’s LCD display to see how many extra bottles of rum you have to somehow reshuffle.

New BookLugger cases target MacBook owners

Posted in Baggage by Nino Marchetti on March 26th, 2008

iLugger BookLuggeriLugger is a brand name associated with LTA Projects and a retailer of carrying cases. This particular group of folks unveiled today the BookLugger, a stylish carrying bag for MacBook owners.

The BookLugger comes in two different sizes: one for a 13-inch MacBook and another for a 15-inch MacBook Pro. iLugger says one is also in the works for the 17-inch MackBook Pro. All are made of a ballistic nylon, making them reportedly quite durable and sturdy.

Pelican adds new iMac hard carrying case

Posted in Baggage by Nino Marchetti on March 4th, 2008

imcruzer.jpgPelican is back with another tough carrying case to protect your expensive Mac investment. This time around it is called the Pelican iMCruzer and it is designed to guard 20- and 24-inch iMacs.

The Pelican iMCruzer offers up a custom foam interior housed in a case measuring 7.38 inches in length and width, and 16 inches high. It offers a retractable handle and wheels to make transportation easier as well as two fold-down side handles.

CaseCruzer offering up one tough digital camera case

Posted in Baggage by Nino Marchetti on February 6th, 2008

photo-studiocruzer.jpgPhotographers traveling on assignment often have to contend with worrying about how their expensive gear will get through handling by security and airline employees. CaseCruzer is introducing what it is calling the toughest airline-legal carry-on case available today – the Photo StudioCruzer 1510 – to help solve this issue.

The CaseCruzer Photo StudioCruzer 1510, priced at around $245, offers a modular interior which will offer photographers some flexibility in how they pack their gear. The case offers up a metal reinforced padlock for security, 17-inch retractable extension handle and buoyancy for when you go on assignment in a canoe.

Icipio debuts lightweight MacBook Air sleeve

Posted in Baggage by Nino Marchetti on February 5th, 2008

Incipio Technologies Orion SleeveIncipio Technologies is getting early into the accessories market for the hot new MacBook Air by unveiling a sleeve for the uber-thin laptop. The Incipio Technologies Orion Sleeve is priced at around $30.

The Incipio Technologies Orion Sleeve is available in four colors and is made of synthetic leather and high density foam. It is also lined with soft micro suede to give your MacBook Air a comfy ride. Weight of this laptop sleeve tops out at just 7.5 ounces.

MacWorld 2008

New Targus MacBook bags are eco-friendly

Posted in Baggage,MacWorld 2008,Targus by Nino Marchetti on January 15th, 2008

Targus 15″ radius BackpackTargus is showing off at MacWorld a new line up of “eco-friendly” MacBook bags made of PVC-free material. This product line is known as the Radius family and it consists of several messenger bags, backpacks and top loading cases.

The Targus Radius bags are composted of 100% recycled polyester, recyclable plastic and nickel-free metal, making them pretty eco-friendly. Each bag includes an EVA molded compartment to protect your Apple laptop and they are mostly fit to 15-inch models.

CES 2008

Get your groove on with the Targus SonicPak

Posted in Baggage,CES 2008,Targus by Nino Marchetti on January 7th, 2008

Targus SonicPakTargus wants you to enjoy your music as you roam down the street, sharing it as you go to others who may or may not want to hear it. The computer case maker has unveiled at CES the SonicPak, an audio backpack priced at around $100.

The Targus SonicPak is much like your typical gear carrying backpack with its padded compartment for laptop PCs, side mesh water bottle holders, adjustable, padded shoulder straps, molded carrying handle, oversized zipper pulls for easy gripping and a fully equipped interior workstation that includes plenty of pockets for your accessories.

Toss your Spartan Laser in this Halo 3 bag

Posted in Baggage by Nino Marchetti on December 13th, 2007

halo-3-bag.jpgAttention all you Halo 3 lovers – you can now carry your game pride around on your shoulder as you haul around your laptop day to day. Master Chief says to outfit yourself with this new Halo 3 Messenger Bag, priced at around $40.

The Halo 3 Messenger Bag, when not busy hold your plasma grenades, has enough room to store a 15-inch laptop. There are six zippered compartments and velcroed interior compartments – plenty of space to store extra ammo or your iPod.