Google teams up with Samsonite to launch a Jacquard smart fabric-enabled backpack

It has been over four years since Project Jacquard, Google’s smart fabric technology, made its debut at the I/O developer conference. Launched out of what was then Google’s ATAP unit, Jacq

Peak Design’s new bags and backpacks improve on the originals and add new options

SF-based Peak Design hasn’t really changed much about its now-classic Everyday bags over the years, and they’ve regularly received plenty of praise and good reviews so that makes sense. To

The Timbuk2 Never Check sold me on the importance of a good travel backpack

For someone who travels a lot, I can be downright reckless when it comes to packing. I’ve found myself hurling clothes, toiletries and assorted cables into bags on more early mornings than I care to

Bag Week 2018: Chrome’s Vega Transit Brief makes your work vibe less uncool

You’re either a Chrome bag person or you’re not. And if you’re not a Chrome bag person, it might be time to give the newly Portland-based bag maker another look. I’ve been a fa

New vs. old in back-to-school gear

Ultrathin laptops help you find information, but writing things down, on paper, in a notebook, helps you learn and remember. Wireless headphones make your music better and more portable, but earplugs

Review: TUMI’s Luke Roll Top manages to be a charming business backpack

Though the TUMI Luke Roll Top is expensive for a backpack, it partially makes up for this by taking a military-inspired look (the roll-top) and heavily stylizing it.

Video Review: Can The Dry Case Waterproof Backpack Withstand A Dip In A Pool?

First of all, let me say that the <a target="_blank" href="">Dry Case Waterproof Backpack</a> is designed for use in outdoor environments with t

Why is this gorgeous backpack Japan-only?

<img src="" />Hello, my name is Devin, and I'm a bagaholic. I can't get enough. Despite getting my hands on such awesome and

Review: Booq Mamba Shift L laptop backpack

Short version: An excellent backpack for bloggers or the Batman. It has a ton of pockets and compartments, lots of space, a padded laptop section, and a water-resistant exterior. Its main flaws: no go

Backpack cooler bag features solar charging and built-in speakers

<img src="" alt="cooladio" />What fun is going to the beach if you can't bring a half-dozen portable electronic devices along with you? A

Dog? Check. Laptop? Check. Both in the same bag? Check.

<img src="" alt="pet at work" />I suppose that if you insist on being one of those people who carries your pet around in a backpack or purse, yo

A photograph in which we discover that those checkpoint-friendly backpacks seem to work

<img src="" /> This picture, taken at the John Wayne Airport by Matthew Olivolo of M

Two new bags from Crumpler

Crumpler bags are often better known for their fun Aussie looks; confoundingly silly names; and playfully obtuse catalogue descriptions; than they are for their pure functionality to photographers. Wh

PMA 2008: LowePro Flipside & Fastpack Backpacks

Lowepro always busts out some stylish backpacks at PMA and this year compact and convenient were the operative words in Vegas. In their slim and urban Flipside line, we like the 300 ($57), a slender,

'I Am Legend' promoted with survival pack giveaways

Those of you preparing for whatever’s supposed to happen on December 21, 2012 might want to try to get your hands on one of these just for the hell of it. I already have too many backpacks so fo