Lowepro Urban Photo Sling 250
Manufacturer: Lowepro
MSRP: $89.95
Urban Photo Sling 250

Lugging cumbersome photo gear when you are out and about usually involves a conventional camera bag with carrying handles or a backpack. The former requires finding a clean surface to rest your bag while you access your gear, while the latter requires taking the backpack off every time you need even the smallest item.

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About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Tom Bihn Bags – Made in the USA

On November 16, 2011, in Cases, Review, by Rich Lefko

Tom Bihn Bags and Accessories
Tom Bihn
See the links below for specific item links and prices
Tom Bihn, bags made in the USA

Would you like to buy a bag made in the USA? Look no further.
Tom Bihn has been designing and making bags for over 20 years in the Seattle, Washington area. All of the bags sold by Tom Bihn are made in their Seattle factory. These wonderful bags caught my eye on a website I was viewing and they looked so good I just had to get a closer look.Tom Bihn manufactures many different styles of bags for a large variety of computers and other devices. These include Messenger, Briefcases, Backpacks, and Travel Bags, to name a few.

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About Rich Lefko

Rich Lefko has been a Mac enthusiast for many years and is always seeking out the most innovative applications, Apps, gadgets and hardware to tell us about. He uses his Mac expertise for video editing, record-keeping, business needs and in the management of a weather website (RichLefko.com) his true passion in life. A native New Yorker, Rich lives in New Hampshire with his exceptionally beautiful wife and three perfect sons. Rich joined MyMac.com as a writer after winning a contest he heard on the podcast. As a result, Rich no longer enters contests. Rich accepts email at richardlefko@mac.com.

The Beer Back Computer Pack for 15 and 17 Laptops

On September 11, 2007, in Back Pack, Review, by John Nemerovski

“The Beer Back” Computer Pack for 15″ and 17″ Laptops
Company: Crumpler Bags

Price: $170.00 US

Artie’s recent review of Crumpler’s smaller “The Salary Sacrifice” sibling to “The Beer Back” (abbreviated here as TBB) says it all, so please read his rave here — with action photos! — before you proceed.

You can buy and drink a lot of beer for $170 US, but it won’t last as long as this TBB case. You can fill Crumpler’s TBB with six bottles or cans of beer and have plenty of room remaining for your 15″ or 17″ MacBook Pro or PowerBook. You can pour some beer over this pack and your computer will laugh it off, being protected by multiple layers of impenetrable beerproof material from anything short of Hurricane Michelob.

The Beer Back can easily hold both a 15″ and a 17″ MacBook Pro, plus perhaps a couple of smaller MacBooks, with all their power cables, and a dozen or more iPods, if you’re careful. The pack will be heavy, but its padded shoulder straps can manage the weight, even if your geeky shoulders can’t.

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About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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