10 best laptop cases you'll find anywhere
Regardless of whether your personal, portable PC is for work or pleasure, it deserves protection from everyday bumps and scratches - and we've got ten tidy options that offer just that.
Whether you want a fashionable cover, belt-and-braces protection or just something practical to tote your notebook around in, we think you'll find something to suit you in the little list below..
My Document ($29.99)
Designed to look just like a file icon you might find on your computer, there’s something wickedly funny about this cheerful case which should put a smile on your face, even when you’re headed into work.
BookBook (From $79.99)
Described as a “one-of-a-kind, hardback leather case designed exclusively for MacBook Pro”, the BookBook case will add a dose of old-fashioned gentleman’s library class to your up-to-date lappie.
Philips HeatProtect Notebook Sleeve (From £19.99)
Philips offers its HeatProtect notebook sleeves in sizes to suit all laptops and is ideal for anyone whose portable PC generates that rather unpleasant scorched thigh syndrome, as it helps keep your pegs cool while you compute.
Redmaloo Felt Laptop Sleeve ($130)
They ain’t cheap, but if you’re looking for a chic way to protect your 13-, 15-, or 17-inch Apple MacBook then these fold-and-go felt solutions could be for you.
If you’re working nine to five - and can smile about it - then this case from the always-fun Barry’s Farm will add a whimsical note to your laptop coverage solution.
Built Laptop Backpack ($80)
Perfect for the urban minimalist who doesn’t want the hassle of carrying a laptop case on busy streets or public transport, Built’s lightweight backpack design offers form-fitting snugness to your body, keeping your laptop up close, personal, and out of the way of clumsy commuters.
Proporta Protective Laptop Sleeve ($35.95)
Sleek, slimline and modern, Proporta’s protection is perfect for laptops that get slung into backpacks or briefcases, offering rigid sides and a soft nylon interior.
MacTruck (From $219.95)
If you need Ultimate Protection for your MacBook then you’d struggle to get tougher than this. Made from aluminium alloy, this case boasts a “heavy duty”, professional-grade, work-in enclosure.
Belkin Hideaway (Around £21)
Technically a laptop hideaway for the home, rather than a case to take out and about, this does however offer a cool place to stash your lappie when you’ve finished with it to stop your living room resembling the I.T. department.
Speck SeeThru Case for MacBook ($39.95)
This case is a little different as it offers all-the-time protection from scrapes and bumps, rather than a pull-it-out, shove-it-in kind of option. It’s a translucent durable polycarbonate hard shell that, thanks to a design that means all ports, etc, are fully accessible, never need be removed, offering a lightweight level of protection for your MacBook at all times.
Seen a better laptop case or sleeve than any of these? Show us the way in the comments below.