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  • STM Bags Velo 2 hands-on: Papa's got a brand new bag
    Laptops

    STM Bags Velo 2 hands-on: Papa's got a brand new bag

    By 19 July 2013

    It's not often that we're moved to write about a bag, but having spied the STM Velo 2 back in May, we quickly got one to play with. We've been carting around the mobile office in it since and it's quite the bag. The STM Velo 2 is a shoulder bag. It's...

  • Awesome: Giant Lego Block bag, the fashion of childhood dreams
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    Awesome: Giant Lego Block bag, the fashion of childhood dreams

    By 27 December 2012

    Looking for that new year accessory to stand out? Then look no further than this giant Lego brick bag. It's made by Luxford St, based in Australia, and is officially called the Block Bag. It's also big enough to make us feel like real-world Minifigs....

  • SuitSuit Case - Washing Machine pictures and hands-on
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    SuitSuit Case - Washing Machine pictures and hands-on

    By 17 October 2012

    Travelling abroad is a constant part of being a Pocket-linter. From the numerous global gadget and home entertainment technology trade shows to product launches and remote briefings (remotely placed rather than about universal remote controls), we attend...

  • Best cycling to work gear and gadgets
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    Best cycling to work gear and gadgets

    By 27 March 2012

    The sun is out, the clouds packed off on holiday for a few days and suddenly the UK is transformed from polar ice cap to that lush green and pleasant land that we all remember from last year. Long may it last. One of the best ways to enjoy the weather...

  • Best five camera bags for all occasions
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    Best five camera bags for all occasions

    By 5 August 2011

    Having a decent bag to lug your precious camera kit about in is crucial. Without one, lenses will get scratched and dropped, memory cards lost and plenty of things dented and bashed about.  There are however a massive number of camera bags to choose...

  • Best daypacks for taking your gadgets walkabout
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    Best daypacks for taking your gadgets walkabout

    By 6 July 2011

    Whether it’s for the daily commute, a weekend away or for travelling light, the daypack is one of life’s little essentials for getting your gadgets from A to B. Capacity is crucial. Here we’ve included models from 20-35 litres which should give...

  • Trek Support: The go go gadget bag
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    Trek Support: The go go gadget bag

    By 28 September 2010

    Gadget fans who find themselves hopping on and off of planes more times than the A-Team, might want to take a look at the Trek Support rucksack. Trek Support has a removable rechargeable battery that lasts for up to 7 hours and can charge up to three...

  • Charge your iPhone with the Infinit Solar Bag
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    Charge your iPhone with the Infinit Solar Bag

    By 12 May 2010

    The Infinit Solar Bag may just be the ecological and practical solution to the problem of dead batteries this summer. Its developers claim that it can recycle enough solar energy to charge two different devices. The 2.4watts solar panel is clearly visible...

  • Win one of two Exspect customisable laptop bags
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    Win one of two Exspect customisable laptop bags

    By 15 January 2010

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Exspect to bring you the chance of winning one of two customisable laptop bags. With a on/off zip mechanism, users can transform their classic black notebook case into a "more individual and stylish look, simply by adding...

  • Exspect MiBag customisable laptop bag review
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    Exspect MiBag customisable laptop bag review

    By 15 January 2010

    Laptop bags can be thought of as the unsung hero of the laptop world, carrying (pardon the pun) out an invaluable task in the transport of our latest netbooks and laptops. So when we were sent the Exspect MiBag we set about to find out whether it could...

  • Countdown to Christmas: HP offers 20% discount on PC accessories
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    Countdown to Christmas: HP offers 20% discount on PC accessories

    By 16 December 2009

    HP has announced a host of Christmas-related reductions on a variety of its accessories, which include cases, mice, keyboards, webcams, headsets and batteries. Most of the discounts are around the 20% mark, but there's 40% off batteries - although a spare...

  • Apple offers exclusive Paul Smith MacBook bags, cases
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    Apple offers exclusive Paul Smith MacBook bags, cases

    By 30 November 2009

    The Apple Store has the exclusive on some pricey Paul Smith Mac accessories - offering designer bags and sleeves. The sleeve, available for 13-inch and 15-inch MacBooks, comes in at an eye-watering £79.95 and £89.95 while the flight bag costs an astonishing...

  • Be.ez LE vertigo bags available in new colours
    Gadgets

    Be.ez LE vertigo bags available in new colours

    By 29 September 2009

    Be.ez has announced two new additions to the LE vertigo notebook bag collection in "lime art" and "black/pumpkin". Available in 13-inch and 15-inch sizes, the LE vertigo bags position laptops in a vertical orientation, instead of the horizontal of most...

  • Airport security friendly laptop bag launched
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    Airport security friendly laptop bag launched

    By 18 September 2009

    Laptop bag maker Speck is hoping to save you the hassle of taking out your laptop every time you go through airport security with the launch of a new laptop bag that circumvents the need. Called the CorePack FLY, the airport checkpoint friendly notebook...

  • Jessops offers funky Acme Made camera bags and cases
    Cameras

    Jessops offers funky Acme Made camera bags and cases

    By 29 July 2009

    Jessops has announced its latest line in camera accessories - the 2AM range of camera bags, sleeves and pouches by Acme Made. The £32 "Bowler" is described as a "fun, sexy alternative" to the standard camera bag. Designed for DSLRs it is fully padded...

  • Photographers utility belt concept helps you capture the moment
    Cameras

    Photographers utility belt concept helps you capture the moment

    By 16 June 2009

    While cameras like the Panasonic Lumix GH-1 and newly announced Olympus E-P1 Pen cameras sport still, voice and video in one package, for the rest of us still lugging around three or four bits of kit, one company has come up with a new baggage system....

  • LaCie intros range of hard drive bags
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    LaCie intros range of hard drive bags

    By 26 May 2009

    LaCie has announced three new lines of mobile and desktop hard drive bags - LaCie Cover, LaCie Coat and LaCie Cozy, all designed by industrial designer Sam Hecht. The range offers varying levels of protection. The Cover comes in at the lightweight end...

  • RuckJack launches
    Sports Fitness

    RuckJack launches

    By 5 March 2009

    The RuckJack has launched. It's a somewhat curious offering, considering the fact that needing a rucksack and wanting to wear a jacket aren't mutually exclusive. However, if that particular product combo, despite its shortcomings appeals, then you should...

  • Brenthaven Expandable Trek backpack review
    Online 3 out of 5

    Brenthaven Expandable Trek backpack review

    By 3 March 2009

    Many laptop cases suffer from the problem of being too small if you want to carry anything more than your laptop and the immediate essentials. Perhaps in answer to this the Brenthaven Expandable Trek backpack, giving a larger capacity than most with the...

  • OverBoard Adventure Trolley Backpack review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    OverBoard Adventure Trolley Backpack review

    By 26 February 2009

    We’ve been impressed with some of OverBoard’s kit in the past, offering practical waterproofing baggage solutions. The trolley backpack is something of a departure from your traditional outdoors adventure-y type bag or rucksack and moves into the...

  • Brenthaven Sling II laptop bag review
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    Brenthaven Sling II laptop bag review

    By 16 February 2009

    The world has moved a long way, with notebooks being more popular than ever. Once you’d be expected to carry your lappie in a boring briefcase-esque bag, but this is no longer the case. Brenthaven’s Sling models typify this move to accommodate a younger,...

  • Pakuma Choroka K4 laptop bag review
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    Pakuma Choroka K4 laptop bag review

    By 10 February 2009

    With netbooks being small there is the temptation to just throw them into any bag you have. Whilst this is the great thing about netbooks, it’s better to treat them with a little respect. Pakuma think they have the solution in their Choroka K4, designed...

  • Anya Hindmarch offers gadget cases
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    Anya Hindmarch offers gadget cases

    By 16 January 2009

    Anya Hindmarch, she of the "I'm not a plastic bag" hysteria of 2007, has turned her sights to the gadget world. The bag designer is offering two leather pouch-style cases, one marked for "camera" and one for "my tunes". Although not the most practical...

  • Crumpler launches SLR "codpiece" camera bag
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    Crumpler launches SLR "codpiece" camera bag

    By 25 September 2008

    If you're fed up of having to root around your rucksack for your DSLR camera, Crumpler thinks it has the answer with a new bag for those on the move. The idea is that you have a dedicated bag that you can strap to your waist giving you access to your...

  • Crumpler Gimp handle netbook case announced
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    Crumpler Gimp handle netbook case announced

    By 25 September 2008

    Crumpler has announced that it will be making a dedicated netbook case for the plethora of such devices available on the market. Available in four colours, including the fetching lime green in the pictures, the cute little case will be made with the company's...