From wafer-thin laptops and super-fast smartphones to their associated cables and chargers, we’ve never carried so much technology on a daily basis. These protective cases allow you to save your tech from life’s little tumbles without sacrificing on style.
Never have we had to deal with more cables, more portable batteries, sim cards, memory cards, key cards and digital devices. As technology continues its thunderous charge towards modernity, we’re left with numerous pieces of vital tech, some old, some new, all required to get through the day. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could keep all your gear in one savvy tech case? Here are some of our favourite solutions.
Tech Dopp Kit
A travel pouch that doubles as a tool bag, the Tech Dopp Kit (above) from This Is Ground takes its inspiration from both a bento box and a traditional toiletries dopp kit. Smaller pieces like a USB stick can be stored in the centrally-located internal zipped pouch, while other essentials, including earphones and charging cords, can be kept in an assortment of handy compartments. With a zipper sealing all sides, your tech accessories are securely packed and are always accessible.
Set Laptop Backpack
San Francisco-based Timbuk2 new Set Laptop Backpack features a molded foam pocket for a 15-inch laptop and internal pockets that ensure easy organisation of your tech essentials, from flash drives to SD cards. Its durable Cordura nylon exterior is complemented by stylish leather accents, while its back-panel boasts elevated channels for increased comfort.
Grid-It Wrap 13
Pack your important tech tools in Grid-It Wrap 13, a versatile portfolio that boasts a grid of straps on the front and a slip-in back pocket that can fit a 13-inch laptop behind. The elastic bands on the face of the case can be stretched to hold all your accessories in place, including bulkier items like power adapters, while a neoprene cover keeps your essentials safe and dry.
Shockproof DSLR Camera Insert
Koolertron’s Shockproof DSLR Camera Insert is a lightweight protection case for your shooting essentials that easily slips into luggage or a backpack. There’s room for a digital SLR camera body, lenses, and other accessories, all protected by the bag’s padded exterior. Made with velvet, the bag boasts shockproof performance and flexible sleeves, while various sizes are available for a customised fit.
To keep your valuables protected, Gray Fibre, from Booq’s Shadow range, has a front flap that covers its padded main compartment, designed to hold a 15-inch laptop, in addition to dedicated pockets for everyday essentials such as phones and keys. This lightweight messenger bag has a water-resistant jute exterior that keeps your accessories dry, as well a strong shoulder strap made with the same material as seatbelts, so you know it will last.
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