Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Posted by Jason Dunn in "Digital Home Hardware & Accessories" @ 03:35 PM
Skooba Design, formerly known as RoadWired, is one of my favourite laptop bag companies – I’ve been using their products almost exclusively for several years now, so when they release an updated design or a completely new bag I’m always eager to check it out. The new Skooba Satchel 2.0 ($99.95 USD MSRP) came out earlier this year and is available in a variety of colour combinations: gray/orange, black/blue, olive/red, khaki/black (pictured above), and black/pink. I wish they had a black/red combo - I like red, but I'm not partial to olive. Weighing in at a scant 44 ounces, this bag is quite light for its 16.75"L x 12"H x 6"D size.
The original Skooba Satchel was extremely well-designed, so I was interested to see how they improved this already strong design. Because I’m writing most of this while 38,325 feet in the air on my way to a vacation in Mexico (I took this bag with me), I can’t compare it to the original Skooba Satchel - but since the original Skooba Satchel isn't available any more it's a moot point. Let's take a look at the bag in a series of photos, shall we? Read more...