Crumpler's Moderate Embarrassment is a fun and protective messenger-style laptop bag.
Fossil’s Lizette Messenger is a nice hybrid between fashion-forward and real-world-useful, offering a surprising amount of space for your gadgets without awkwardly bulking up your bag. Unfortunately, the Lizette's strap leaves something to be desired for long commutes.
The Cobra Courier is a minimalist's iPad bag built with premium nylon and leather. Apart from some minor gripes, this is a great choice if you don't need much more than your iPad for the day (and if you don't mind carrying a "man bag").
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Booq designed a bag exclusively for Apple, and it has a custom pocket configuration with spots for an iPad and even an Apple Wireless Keyboard. We had to get our hands on one.
Whether your grad is exiting high school or college remind them that it's not all just pomp and circumstance with this selection of potential gifts. There's something for everybody who's about to take their first step into a larger world.
Zippered sleeves protect your iPad inside another bag, such as a backpack, briefcase, or messenger bag. We've got reviews of a handful of the latest models.
We review five messenger-style bags designed to help you carry your iPad and some extras.
STM's Scout Extra Small Laptop Shoulder Bag is well-built, but since it was originally designed for comparatively thicker netbooks, its main compartment is too deep for an iPad. It also suffers from some odd design choices.
The Skooba Design Netbook/iPad Messenger is a surprisingly well-proportioned bag with impressive construction for a product at this price.