Don't-Miss Accessory Stories
The MagicWand lets your Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad come together as one.
The LA robe Air 11 is a great companion for the 11-inch MacBook Air, offering surprisingly good protection and barely-there weight, letting you stash the Air inside whichever bag or backpack you happen to be carrying.
The Swiftpoint Mouse won't replace your desktop mouse, but in cramped travel quarters, it shines, giving you a usable, comfortable input device that even works on your MacBook's palmrest. The company has even anticipated the biggest obstacles to such use, and has included features and accessories to address them.
The Retrostriper is a superbly crafted, hip, and very, very orange briefcase for your MacBook Pro.
The Era, the successor to the Jawbone Icon, addresses the few flaws of that model and adds some unique features of its own, first among them being accelerometer "gestures." This innovation, along with stylish looks and terrific audio, make it a pleasure to recommend.
The HardBody Pro is a unique, hardshell cocoon of a laptop case with room for a few extra accessories. But its clunky physical size and lack of an included shoulder strap leave room for improvement.
Poland-based Etsy shop Rib & Hull offers a variety of felt, leather, and canvas sleeves for laptops and media devices. Its newest offering, the 11-inch MacBook Air Sleeve, gives Apple’s tiny laptop sleek, moderate protection from outside dangers and bag bumps.
The ZiiSound D5 isn’t inexpensive, but it delivers great physical design, outstanding audio quality, and exceptional versatility. It's as well-implemented a Bluetooth audio system as we’ve seen.
Tom Bihn has tweaked the company's Ristretto messenger bag for Apple's 11-inch MacBook Air. Top-notch construction quality and room to bring along an iPad make this a great bag, though Tom Bihn's approach to storage pockets may not be for everyone.
Beautifully crafted, Stash's $115 Messenger Bag for 11-inch MacBook Air emanates class, charm, and durability. The bag combines a custom, vintage-fabric exterior; leather accents; and canvas interior to provide a sturdy-yet-fashionable accessory for working professionals, students, and consumers alike.
If you're looking for a sleeve for protecting your new 11-inch MacBook Air inside a larger bag, or a case for carrying the Air and a few small items between meetings, the Viper Hardcase 11 is a nice option that offers quite a bit more protection than the typical sleeve—at the price of un-Air-like bulk.
If you’re looking for a light, featured-rich pack that you can take to work and then unload and take to the woods, the Osprey Flare is a great option.
Crumpler's Moderate Embarrassment is a fun and protective messenger-style laptop bag.