Posts tagged "laptops"

My Comprehensive History Of Laptops Past And Present

I cannot say for certain how many laptops I have owned, I just know that it has been many. From my first clunky Toshiba to the 15" MacBook Pro I purchased yesterday at the multilingual shitshow that is the Grand Central Apple Store (spotted: several separate incidents of international tourists FaceTiming on their own iPad…
By: Rachel Krause / February 15, 2013

Goblin King Meets Macbook

This amazing decal of David Bowie as the Goblin King instantly transforms a lowly Macbook into a magical scene from the "The Labyrinth," aka The Best Movie Ever. Ideally it would come with a separate decal depicting that legendary codpiece, but hey, this is a great start. [$23, Stickerman]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 30, 2011

A Diaper Bag For The Childless

It's not too often that we see a diaper tote for moms and think, "Hey, this would make a really great laptop bag." (Once you get the thought of diapers in there it kind of sticks, you know?) We are surprisingly taken, however, with Gap's Mia Bossi messenger bag, which is intended for carrying baby…
By: Leonora Epstein / November 1, 2010

Nothing Sketch About MJ’s Miss Sketchy Laptop Case

Maybe it's because we're bloggers, but for us, our computers rank among our most prized possessions. In fact, some of us would even say that our primary relationship is (sadly) with a laptop. To be fair, Lappy can be better than a boyfriend—he keeps you warm in bed, cuddles up with you any time to…
By: Leonora Epstein / May 12, 2010

Urban Outfitters Launches Artsy-Fartsy “Print Shop”

Urban Outfitters, your favorite mass retailer of faux-culture, has just gotten a bit more artsy-fartsy with the launch of its new Print Shop. After teaming up with Society6, "an international artist community representing more than 70 countries worldwide," Urban has selected works from their favorite artist members, and now presents you with a…
By: Leonora Epstein / April 12, 2010

Newspaper Laptop Bags: Not A Good Sign For The Print Industry

Oh the irony. This is what the world of print has come to ... now we're making cheeky laptop sleeves modeled after newspaper front pages because it's retro? Sold, we assume, next to the vintage Pan Am bags. [Lost In A Supermarket]…
By: Leonora Epstein / March 19, 2010

DIY Laptop Case From Your Old Hoodie

OK, this is just plain cool. Someone over at Conceptual Devices got crafty with a simple gray hoodie and thought of the multiple functions it can serve. The product of their brainstorm turned into a feature called "Just Undo It," where they mold a simple hoodie into a variety of different things including a pillow,…
By: Bianca Posterli / March 11, 2010

Have A Very Techy Breakfast

This laptop table tray by Zyane Tan combines two of our favorite activities: eating and computing. Now we might not feel like such slobs when we usually get crumbs all over the keyboard while browsing the morning news. Too bad we don't have an extra $3,000 handy. [Unplggd]…
By: Leonora Epstein / March 9, 2010

Not Quite: DIY Mac Power Cord Foot Warmer

Macs are some pretty hot computers. Literally. Somehow Steve Jobs hasn't figured out how to make his machines function at a normal temperature, so toasting your lap with your MacBook Pro has become so normal, it's practically a signature of the Apple brand. At first glance, this DIY pouch, which places your heat-generating power…
By: Leonora Epstein / March 9, 2010

Who Said Laptops Can’t Be Bookish?

In a world where Kindles and Nooks are taking over the antiquated habit of reading actual books, it's nice to see that technology and the literary can play nice. [Twelve South]…
By: Bianca Posterli / January 23, 2010

Decipher These Designs In Disguise

Appearances can be deceiving, as we were reminded this morning when twice our eyes did double takes while doing our daily style scroll. Could you tell what these products are hiding as? Example one: Issey Miyake's latest treat is a T-shirt for Opening Ceremony that comes packaged in the likeness of a chocolate bar. Although…
By: Leonora Epstein / January 13, 2010

Computers Can Now Get Salon Treatments With OPI

Or, um, something like that. Remember last week when we mentioned that Dell collaborated with artists to create a series of chic laptop designs? They're at it again, but this time, their partnership is aimed at nerdy beauty junkies. Nail company OPI worked with Dell to create a line of laptops based o…
By: Erin Flaherty / October 8, 2009

Buy An Ultra Chic Laptop For A Good Cause

The Dell Design Studio has just issued Product Red, a new line of laptop covers created by cool artists where part of the proceeds go to the Global Fund to help combat and eliminate AIDS in Africa. Photographer Ben Grieme created a series of beautiful ombre color gradations (like the one above), Klau…
By: Erin Flaherty / October 2, 2009

Crave: Incase Uniform Experiment Laptop Sleeve

It's hard to find a laptop case that isn't overly girly or completely utilitarian. Looks like Incase has come up with a creative solution. Collaborating with Japanese street wear website, Honeyee, the company created this sleeve made of a faux leather material that's printed with a cool safety-pin design. On the inside there's fake…
By: Leonora Epstein / August 17, 2009

More Ram, Please: Dude Catches Computers With His Butt

No butts about it, this dude is catching computers with his butt cheeks. Maybe in this case they should be called tushtops, instead of laptops? It seems like he got confused about what upgrading to get more ram meant. [WOW Report]…
By: Simcha / August 12, 2009

Vivienne Tam Creates Stylish Laptop For Women

The unlikely team of Hewlett-Packard and fashion designer Vivienne Tam have conspired to create what may be the chicest ever laptop for tech-savvy fashionistas. A demo of the portable computer that looks like a clutch debuted at this year's New York Fashion Week on the Tam catwalk. If you didn't know, you'd think…
By: Susannah Breslin / October 31, 2008

Slideshow: Laptop Bags

These days, my laptop is my boyfriend. We eat meals, watch movies, and spend lots of time in bed together. I've even taken to sleeping next to him so that when I wake up after a bad dream, he's there to comfort me with funny YouTube clips and pictures of pretty shoes. It's probably time…
By: Leonora Epstein / October 25, 2008