Archive for the 'Laptop Bags' Category

Man-bag innovations: The Shling

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

How’s that heavy laptop bag treating you? Does it ever make you feel like you’re lugging a bag full of golf clubs over your shoulder?

If that’s the case, you and your aching neck may be interested in the latest innovation in man-purse technology: The OGIO Shling.
OGIO, a company that makes bags for a wide variety [...]

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The man purses that aren’t really man purses — Part 3

Monday, March 27th, 2006

At last we come to the third and final chapter of our web-based attempted partial reenactment of actual man-purse shopping exploits originally performed by a real-life journalist: Justin Schneider of the Jackson, Michigan, Citizen Patriot. Assigned to that rough-and-tumble proving ground for young reporters everywhere — the man-purse beat — Mr. Schneider purports to have [...]

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About that bag you carry

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

We hate to be the ones who have to break this to you. But someone’s got to do it.
It’s about that, uh . . . bag you always have with you. Yeah, that one.
It’s a man purse.

Yeah, we know, you call it something else. It’s a bookbag, or a courier bag, or an attache, or [...]

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News Flash: Origami man-purse breakthroughs revealed!

Friday, March 10th, 2006

We interrupt Man Purse Accessory Week here at the Satchel Pages to bring you confirmation of suspicions we expressed last week, in the midst of all the “What is this thing called Origami?” hype. After having a good look at the curious new device featured in the Origami video thousands of people were speculating about, [...]

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Like underwear for your laptop

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

What’s been going on in the wacky world of laptop sleeves? Today, for Man Purse Accessory Week, a quick tour of some of these snug-fitting undergarments that dress and protect your laptop so you can carry it safely in your man purse:

The fun folks at Shinza have been testing their polyurethane ZeroShock cases by dropping [...]

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The man purse is the computer

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

The Microsoft Origami clutch featured in the leaked video we commented on yesterday reminded us of another half-purse, half-computer concoction we heard New York Times technology writer David Pogue discuss recently. It’s called the HardCover Case, and it’s a notebook designed to fit around a notebook computer:
It looks for all the world like a leather [...]

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The search for Ken’s man purse continues

Thursday, February 16th, 2006

Today we have one more seemingly futile attempt to capture the ineffable qualities of the man purse toted by the new surgically and sartorially enhanced Ken doll. Barbie’s ex is back, and he’s wielding a . . . purse. But which one?
Might it be the Anders Tote, by Medium? There’s a good chance stylist Phillip [...]

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Can’t match Ken’s man-purse style

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006

We figured the Ken-doll wannabes in our audience might be eager to learn exactly what man-purse model Barbie’s once and future boytoy was sporting in last week’s makeover extravaganza. And we’d love to identify it for you — if we could find it.
Careful scrutiny of the photographic evidence reveals a slightly floppy, leatherish, tall bag [...]

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Tom Bihn reviewer ID

Friday, February 3rd, 2006

Tom Bihn bags: Iraq ready and media savvy. But what do they look like, really? And how well do they perform those all-important . . . pursing functions we demand in a man bag? Let’s start with the ID bag, a midsized messenger bag designed to accommodate a laptop-containing sleeve, called “The Brain Cell” (sold [...]

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Why our president doesn’t like man purses

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

We realize the Satchel Pages come to this story a little late in the game, but we thought that last night’s State of the Union speech made today as good a day as any to revisit the famous Tom Bihn “We are sorry that our president is an idiot” labels.
Why? Because what’s been [...]

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