The Best Bag for Your 'Book (Part 4)

The Best Bag for Your 'Book (Part 4)

You don’t need a sleeve for your ’Book - and many bags make using a sleeve totally unnecessary. But for those bags that have extra room in the laptop compartment, or don’t offer enough padding, a sleeve is the answer. And if you just want a way to shield your MacBook or MacBook Pro from the atmosphere on quick walks between home and, say, Starbucks, a sleeve can offer that too.

 

For our money, cushier is better when it comes to sleeves. Which is why we fell for Built’s 15" Laptop Sleeve. It’s made of thick neoprene and sports a durable, easily maneuverable double zipper on one of the short ends. The top-loading design makes it perfect as a go-with for a vertically oriented messenger bag, or any backpack. Equally well padded and easy to get into and even more affordable at $24.95 is the Case Logic Reversible Laptop Shuttle, which ditches the zipper and instead uses a pillowcase-style fold-over closure.

 

The be.ez LArobe Color pads your laptop in a less squishy material - the company describes it as low-resilience polyurethane. The oddly entertaining thing about it is that when you press it with a finger, it holds the shape for about 10 minutes, eventually popping back out as if nothing had ever touched it.

 

Huzzk’s Sleevie is made from a rubberized material that’ll make any gearhead or street-style maven jealous. Available in a variety of patterns, colors, and textures for 13-inch MacBooks and 15-inch MacBook Pros, the Sleevie is a bit heavier than most sleeves - but it’s also heavy on individual style. For a more sophisticated yet totally mod look, consider toffee’s Leather Sleeve. It encases your laptop in soft, supple leather with reverse-stitching detail. The durable but delicate-looking zipper doesn’t go around full three sides like the Sleevie’s does, but it makes loading from a briefcase or messenger bag a cinch.

 

In the lower price range, you’ve got two solid options. Marware’s Sportfolio Sleeve has the same wetsuit-like appearance as Marware’s shoulder bag, and fits your ’Book snugly. Finally, for an ultra-lightweight option, check out Case-Mate Glovez.

 

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skyhigh

I really like hard shell cases to protect my MBP. A lot of places offer super glossy/crystal hardshells, but I'm especially partial to the rubberized/matte/satin finish (:

I like some of the sleeve/cases that are mentioned in this post, but I hate it when I have a super bulky case on my MBP, so I prefer hard shell cases

i personally bought these WaveToGo MacBook cases. I bought mine with the keyboard skins, too, and those are especially handy (and the screen protectors)

wavetogomacbookcase.com - where i bought my pretty cases

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reddy.hkcs

It’s hard to find knowledgeable people on this topic, but you sound like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks
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revolution9

I love some of these bags, great color too. I saw an experimental design once using Tempurpedic foam to insulate a mac book, it looks really good but would probably be expensive if ever released on the market.

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Anonymous

Anybody know where I can buy the Built laptop sleeve online if I'm from Canada? The Built website only sells to US customers.

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Anonymous

I found a case that is very cool

http://www.aevoe.com/moshi/codex_17.htm
fits for 17.
Found this one is a few shops...you can hand carry it and use the laptop while being protective AND access all the ports.

Interesting logic behind it. Most cases you have to take the laptop out. This one you don't

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Anonymous

I just got my Isis Macbook Pro cover- memory foam. The memory foam is really squishy..I love it. It fits my Pro perfectly.

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maclove1983

First off let me say I hate the hard case I had for my MBP.  I have an Isis Dei memory foam case too and I love it.  I can't wait for the Skullcandy collaboration they are doing.  Finally there is a company out there that makes stylish MacBook sleeves and covers.  (www.isisdei.com)

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Jason


Bought this MacBook Case few days ago, and I got it today. I absolutely loved it!
As you can see, it is Mac! Case doesn't ruins the Apple design.
It's easy to install... Just snap in. No tools needed.
A lot of people worry about getting scratches while you put the case, but I didn't have a problem at all.
It's bit pricey, but it's worth it!!! Trust me, You will love it
www.macbook-case.com

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Anonymous

Do they even make one? I had a hard time even finding a stylish bag.

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Anonymous

http://www.aevoe.com/moshi/codex_17.htm

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