Quick—what do you carry your laptop around in? A bag? A sleeve? A backpack? Would it hold up to being dropped? Well, good news! Brian Nadel of Computerworld has done the heavy lifting (or heavy dropping, as it were) and tested out seven laptop bags and how they hold up to tumbling to the ground. Here are the highlights:
- While the Booq Cobra is by far the most expensive bag tested ($345), it’s also the most soft case effective in preventing damage.
- The Timbuk2 Ram is a hybrid bag that converts to from a messenger bag to a backpack in no time at all.
- If you are really intent on keeping your laptop intact at all costs, a hard case might be the way to go. Although it doesn’t have room for other items, Pelican Cases work very well to protect your darling asset.
Read the full assessment here!