G-Ro rolls out four new smart bags

I doubt there has been a time that I’ve scrolled through Facebook and not seen the G-Ro. While this could be part of the magic of retargeting but it could also be fate because the G-Ro has been

We talk about hoofed spiders with the founder of Outlier clothing

Outlier’s founder Abe Burmeister is a designer who joined the world of clothing manufacturing over five years ago. His clothing – created with cutting edge fabrics – is touted as hig

Gear to keep you charged and connected at conferences

Editor’s note: This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, a buyer’s guide to the best technology. This is a condensed version of several Wirecutter guides; you can find links to the fu

Make your commute suck less

Everything you do to make your commute better is like an early-stage investment in your success at work. Start earning dividends early by borrowing some of our hundreds of hours of research and pickin

Herschel goes high tech with its new magic fabric

Everyone’s favorite retro backpack maker is heading into the 21st century. The Vancouver-based company has released something called the Sealtech Collection, a grand departure from their olde-ti

Bag Week: Herschel Little America Mid-Volume Select Backpack

The new Herschel fall lineup includes the Heritage we reviewed earlier in bag week, but there are also new looks for the Little America. The smaller mid-volume version of this bag, in a Select color a

Backpack Connects You With Travelers So You Can Purchase Items In Other Countries

Imagine a certain type of medication you needed wasn't available in your country and was expensive to ship or acquire. Many people rely on friends or relatives traveling to these countries to bring ba

Review: The Timbuk2 Espionage Camera Backpack

The tale of this backpack review is one of love and regret; I love how this backpack works and I regret that I did not take it on my last trip. In short, it’s a good pack, generally does what it is

Ogio Renegade RSS Backpack Makes For A Solid Hackathon Carry-All

The backpack arrived in the mail about 3 days ago — perfect timing for a business day trip I needed to make and a great test of this backpack’s capability. How did it work for me? Great. I love

Bag Week Review: Timbuk2 Swig Backpack

I chose this bag because it's a bit smaller than the other ones I tested this week and it could be good for a younger person or a svelte, slim lady/man about town. It is a fairly standard backpack but

Trek Support Backpack Charges Your Gadgets, Plugs Into The Wall

<img src="" />So you're traveling through the airport, and you've got your backpack loaded up with all your gadgets. You get throug

Bag Week: Crumpler King Single

<img class="size-full wp-image-130382 aligncenter" title="crumpler1" src="" /></a>The Crumpler King Single is a laptop backpack with a

Nixon Ground Swell surf pack

I’m in the market for a new surf pack and Nixon’s Ground Swell just might fit the bill. It’s only $70 and comes with a waterproof wetsuit pocket that can be accessed via a side zipper. The outer

Review: V-Dimension Helius Solar Backpack

<img src="" alt="" /><strong>Quick version:</strong> V-Dimension’s Helius Solar backpack provides portable power and an ample amount

AvaLung backpack provides breathable air when you're trapped in an avalanche

<img src="" /> The AvaLung backpack does more than just carry your personal belongings; it also functions as an extra set of lungs. Imagine

World's first portable battery-powered oxygen supplier for better hiking

Ymup [JP], a Shizuoka-based company with a bad homepage, has developed a backpack with an integrated oxygen generator powered by batteries. The portable device comes with a remote controller and is &#

Neoprene backpacks for unfettered urban mobility

Here’s a little something for those of you who are sick and tired of carrying your laptop around in a boring old bag. Why not strap it oh-so close to your back and dance through the subway syste

Naneu Pro K3 Heads Back to the Motherland

BEIJING — As an urban warrior on the streets of New York City, it’s almost a requirement for me to own a backpack with a laptop compartment. For the past year and a half, I’ve used t

Spyder Groove backpack review

Backpacks are like shoes, you can never have too many of them. At least that’s my logic. Backpacks are one of those things that I always seem to keep buying not matter how many I have. But this time

GAI backpack is just confused

Ah, acronyms. The downfall of society. It started with “lol” and now this backpack for Geniuses, Artists, and Innovators is continuing the tradition. OK, so it’s really the Booq Boa,
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