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Review: The Kangaroo Pro Notebook Has a Secret Pouch

Review: The Kangaroo Pro Notebook Has a Secret Pouch

I love Kangaroo’s concept–small mini computer that you slide into a housing. They recently released a Notebook edition. Does fantasy match reality? Read More

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Looking at a Surface for Your Student? Consider Acer’s Switch Alpha 12 Instead

Looking at a Surface for Your Student? Consider Acer’s Switch Alpha 12 Instead

Parents are gearing up for back to school and for many of us, that means having to invest in a computer as well as new clothes, shoes, and backpacks. One of the hot categories right now is 2-in-1 laptops (which give you both a Windows laptop and a tablet in one package), and Microsoft’s Surface line is a leader here. If you’re shopping the Surface line, have a look at Acer’s Switch Alpha 12 and you could save yourself a sizeable chunk of cash. Read More

ZAGG Rugged Book for iPad Air

ZAGG Rugged Book for iPad Air

I’ve grown rather fond of ZAGG’s keyboard cases for the iPad in recent months. It wasn’t until I reviewed the ZAGG Folio Keyboard case for the iPad Mini earlier this year that I finally reached the state where I felt productive writing on an iPad. Since then, the combo has largely replaced the 11-inch MacBook Air that I used to lug around for mobile work. ZAGG recently sent me a new model to try out with a MacBook Air and this one offers all the benefits of the Folio Keyboard case, plus impressive armor. The Rugged Book transforms an iPad into a hardened notebook while offering flexibility in configuration options. Read More

The Ogio Commuter Travels Well

The Ogio Commuter Travels Well

If you’re in the market for a fine carry-all for your summer travels or just a fresh new pack for hauling all your gear on your regular day-to-day journeys, the Ogio Commuter is the backpack you’re looking for. Read More

GeekDad Review: Slate Mobile AirDesk

GeekDad Review: Slate Mobile AirDesk

I’ve been lucky enough to be able to work from home for the past five years. While I have an office in the house, one of the advantages of a gig like this is the ability to set up shop anywhere if the mood strikes. If it’s a nice sunny day, I might grab a laptop and head up to the living room. Maybe sit on the porch or back patio if it’s warm enough. Or hang out in the rec room with the kids if we’re enjoying yet another “snow day” school cancellation. The problem with moving my workspace to a more casual location — like my favorite armchair — is the lack of a decent work surface. Read More

Powerbag Backpack by Fūl: Carry Your Stuff, Charge Your Gadgets

It can be a pain when you’re on the move and don’t want to stuff a charger and a bunch of cables and connectors into your bag. That’s where the Powerbag Backpack 3000 comes into play. It provides not only a sturdy backpack with plenty of pockets for all your stuff, but a built in charger and connectors so you can charge no matter where you go. Read More

Hex Laptop Tote Carries Your Tech in Style

Hex is a division of August Accessories who has been designing fashion accessory products for over 20 years. This newer division of the company aims to use their design experience to develop functional and attractive solutions for taking your tech with you, wherever you need to go. I tried out the Hex Fleet 15″ Laptop Tote and found that it did exactly what was promised. Read More