Don't-Miss Accessory Stories
For storing your MacBook inside another bag or suitcase, or for some extra protection while carrying your laptop by itself, Thule's cargo-carrier-inspired 13" Protection Sleeve is a solid option.
The 70s Girls Laptop Case won't let you bring a lot of items along for a day, but it's great for running out for a quick meeting or to do some work at the coffee shop. You'll want to check out the adventurous prints before buying, but the $68 price tag is a bargain for a bold, comfortable tote that keeps your laptop snugly in place.
Strange design choices for notebook padding and accessory pockets don't do any favors for a bag that otherwise sports some of Timbuk 2's more clever innovations.
Five after Apple positioned the iPod Hi-Fi as a "home stereo replacement," to much criticism, B&W's Zeppelin Air really can replace a home audio system for many listeners.
The idea of a laptop bag that doesn’t look like one is good, but American Apparel’s laptop tote doesn’t provide nearly enough protection, comfort, or laptop-focused design to warrant a purchase.
Ecogear's Black Rhino backpack sports environmentally friendly construction, but if you manage to fill most of its plethora of pockets and compartments, you'll find that it's simply uncomfortable to carry.
The Magic Charger is an inductive charger that works with the Mobee Battery Pack. With the Battery Pack in the Magic Mouse, you place the Magic Mouse on the Magic Charger, and the Battery Pack gets recharged.
The Cartella is a unique case that puts the book back in MacBook. It doesn’t offer a lot of protection from drops and shock, and you’ll want to care for its leather covering like you would the hand-bound books that inspire it, but contemporary bookworms will enjoy the Cartella's literary look.
Skooba Design advertises its line of laptop and iPad bags as "designed by women, for the way women really work and travel." Unfortunately, while the company adds several interesting design flourishes, the overall look and feel of the bags leaves something to be desired
Incase has updated its standard backpack with a unique coated-canvas material and other perks, including a dedicated iPad sleeve.
Got a MacBook but miss the big screen, small footprint, and cable organization of an iMac? Henge Docks' laptop Docking Station can get you there with style and sturdiness...and a few screws.
The Vibrato, the successor to V-Moda's Vibe II, offers clear design improvements over the Vibe II, as well as over its V-Moda sibling, the Remix. It also bests the Remix when it comes to audio quality. However, the Vibe II, which sounds very similar, is still available from some retailers at a substantial discount over the Vibrato and may be a better value, even if it's missing a few of the Vibrato's features. You may also prefer some of our less-expensive favorites.
Thanks to the Weekend Warrior Duffel, you now have yet another way to carry your laptop. It’s a convenient and organized way to pack a bag of tech and clothes for a weekend getaway.