We're all toting a lot more stuff than we used to carry: Laptops. Smartphones. Tablets. Ereaders. Big headphones. Chargers.
Fortunately, luggage and bag-makers feel our pain. Here are 12 laptop bags, suitcases and backpacks that go a step beyond the boring, each offering a little something different. Some bags featured will also accommodate tablets or are designed just for tablets.
James A. Martin is CIO.com’s mobile apps blogger and a former travel writer. Follow him on Twitter. Follow everything from CIO.com on Twitter @CIOonline, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn.