Searching for the perfect laptop computer bag? You've come to the right place. We've collected 10 intriguing, functional and fashionable laptop carrying cases for even the pickiest of laptop enthusiasts. But bring your checkbook: most of our choices don't come cheap.
In the third quarter of 2008, U.S. laptop shipments surpassed desktop PCs for the first time, according to IDC. More Americans use laptops than ever before, and each and every one of those new notebook PC owners needs to shop for a bag that not only protects the precious cargo but also looks good.
Computer accessory manufacturers are preparing their 2008/2009 product lineups accordingly. That's good and bad news, because while you'll ultimately be presented with more buying options, the ever-increasing selection means you'll see more and more garbage, making it more difficult to locate the best case.
Personal needs, preferences, tastes and monetary resources all come into play when selecting a laptop bag. We can't help you decide if you want to look more uptown than downtown. However, we've done the heavy lifting on the research side and come up with great options at both ends of the style spectrum. From "green" to Gucci, psychedelic to secure here are our picks for the best laptop cases. For the budget-minded, we even found a deluxe bag from a very practical Midwestern company for under $100.