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Soundfreaq's Sound Kick is a decent, if underwhelming, Bluetooth speaker.
The Caro offers a multitude of compartments, but it gets bulky before it's half full. Add an awkward handle length and questionable construction, and while the Caro seems appealing on first glance, it needs a tune-up before we can recommend it.
In this installment of our Three-Minute Tech series, Kirk McElhearn shows how noise-canceling headphones work.
Uncaged Ergonomics' WorkEZ series offers portable, adjustable laptop stands that provide a solid range of flexibility, including turning a standard desk into a standing desk.
STM's Vertical is a solid bag at a competitive price, though if you're the type of mobile warrior who needs extra space in your bag, it might not be for you.
GreenSmart's medium-sized Kea Laptop Daypack has a built-in laptop sleeve for your MacBook and plenty of smaller pockets to hold other necessities and gadgets.
The G-Go water-resistant Bluetooth speaker is shaped something like a Dustbuster or an iron, but it sounds a lot better than either of those appliances.
Spider's Realvoice in-ear-headphones don't give you the clearest and most-detailed audio available, but the Realvoice makes music a pleasure to listen to.
If you appreciate laptop-case minimalism, Thule's Attache is sturdy, protective, and reasonably priced, and it holds both a MacBook Pro and an iPad.
Book's Python Sling holds all your computing and photography gear while keeping it safe and easily accessible.
Sleek-looking backpack is comfortable and compact, but surprisingly roomy inside.
GreenSmart's Baringo Messenger is made of recycled materials, well-constructed, and plentiful in pockets, zippers, and pouches. The one problem is that it's just too big.
The Lower East Side Audio Dock Air sounds amazing and doesn't take up much space, but it's not without some odd design choices.
Incipio's Weekender strikes a good balance between a backpack, a messenger bag, and carry-on luggage. It offers solid construction and a comfortable design that lets you bring all your travel gear--clothes, gadgets, and gear--in a single, roomy bag.
If you have a Mac Pro and want to take advantage of USB 3.0 speeds, fret not. HighPoint gives your system USB 3.0 compatibility with the RocketU Quad USB 3.0 for Mac, a PCI Express card with four USB 3.0 ports.