Seven Stylin' Laptop Bags And iPad Cases

Protection, Style and Comfort

Whether dashing through the airport or slogging through rush hour, you'll feel more secure knowing your laptop is safely stowed in a case that can take a beating. It also doesn't hurt if it's easy on the eyes -- and the back. Here are seven new laptop bags and iPad cases that fit the bill.


The JustAir Shock Proof Case completely encases a laptop or tablet, including all corners and ridges, in a protective layer of air-filled cells. This patented technology distributes the force of impact and keeps the computer safe, fitting the iPad and iPad2 among many other tablet and laptop models. Available in black, grey and pink. Also pictured are RIBBZ Protective Cases made especially for the iPhone 4.

iPad - $29.95
13-in. laptop - $34.95
15.5-in. laptop - $39.95

Personalized Ladies Laptop Travel Tote

This bag, from Personalization Mall, is aimed at working women who have the need for a generous carryall. It is custom embroidered with any monogram or name with a choice of 14 thread colors. The bag is made from black, washable micro-fiber and has a grey interior lining. The main compartment features the vendor's Viewpoint System computer sleeve with detachment buckle and clear window for easy scanning of laptop (fits up to 14-inch laptop).

16.25" L x 12.5" H x 4.75" W, with 25" L handles

The Union Pack

The Union Pack is a sleek alternative to the typical laptop backpack. Whether you’re rushing through airport security or stuck in a car for the annual family road trip, the Union Pack safely and comfortably stores all travel essentials. From an iPad or eReader, to a 16-inch laptop, the Union Pack has a designated pocket to keep electronics and accessories secure. Made from Acme Made’s Bombshell material, the pack is both durable and weather resistant, making it the perfect companion no matter where your travels take you this summer.

12.5" L x 18.25" H x 5.75" W

The Clutch

With its designed-inspired look, The Clutch is a unique carry solution for a 13-inch MacBook air. It has a canvas-coated exterior with leather trim details. A fully lined quilted interior and interior pockets provide plenty of protective space for electronic gear essentials.

4.96" L x 10.43" H x 1.7" W


Debuting next week, the Targus Demolition Backpack fits laptops up to 17.3 inches. Features include a deluxe padded laptop compartment, dedicated, protective tablet/eReader compartment, document compartment, zippered mesh pocket, and two enclosed accessory pockets. The main front compartment includes business card holders and two accessory pockets. The padded front zipped compartment has a soft, interior scratch-resistant lining to store fragile accessories. The included anti-shock pad protects equipment from impact. Made from durable polyester, the Demolition has a weather-resistant bottom for added protection.

12.50" H x 18" L x 7.25" W


’Toasted Skin Syndrome’ is a skin condition that results in an unusual-looking mottled skin that is caused by long-term heat exposure, and is linked with having a laptop on your legs for an extended period of time. ThermaPAK has created a line of laptop cooling pads and sleeves with its patented HeatShift technology that uses eco-friendly cooling crystals to absorb the heat from a laptop computer. According to the company, ThermaPAK’s products lower temperatures by an average of 11 degrees and require no power or refrigeration, and do not generate any noise. Fits a 13-in laptop and is available in pink or black.

9.1" L x 13" W x .4" H

Traverse Laptop Wheeled Tote

This bag has tough and durable construction that can be manuveured in and out of trains, planes and automobiles easily, thanks to a push-button control system. The tote has movable laptop pouch, a TSA combination lock for security, fully lined interior with zip mesh pocket.

16.5" L x 13.8" W x 7.9" H