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TechnologyTell: Altego 15″ Polygon Sunfire Messenger bag review


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Altego advertises the Polygon Sunfire’s “clean angular lines” and endorphine-inducing “aggressive looks,” but the real genius of this bag are the myriad thoughtful details that make it a great hauler for your MacBook, iPad, and other gear. I used the Polygon for over a month as my primary commuter bag, and I found each of more »

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Altego Announces Entry into Key Chain Category

Altego introduced today its newest item, the Fidlock Key Chain. The key chain takes a feature from the Polygon Sunfire laptop bag series and repurposes the product into more than just a bag buckle. Altego, designer and manufacturer of Apple MacBook and iPad focused bags and cases, announced the expansion of its assortment with the more »

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The Gadgeteer: Altego 17″ Polygon Sunfire Backpack review


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A laptop backpack is a laptop backpack is a laptop backpack, right? So, how do you distinguish yourself from the pack? I mean simple design and materials do not cut it anymore; you need to have useful features and things that make folks say “that’s a great idea” or “why didn’t someone think of that more »

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Restless Tech: Altego Polygon Messenger Review

Last year I got the chance to run Altego’s Coated Canvas Backpack through the paces. When they reached out to me to look at their newest Polygon Messenger I asked them to send it on! While the Polygon is similar to the Altego Padded Messenger, it has some benefits that will become obvious as I run through this more »

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TechnoGadget: Altego Polygon Sunfire 17″ Backpack Review

Last year, I reviewed an eye-catching new laptop messenger bag from a company called Altego. This bag, featuring twist-to-lock buckles and a cool blue-on-black color scheme, had lot of unique features and style. This summer, Altego released a new line of bags, the Polygon series, that looks just as promising. Today, I’m reviewing the 17” more »

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TekSposure: Altego Polygon Sunfire Series Messenger Bag Review

Altego Polygon Sunfire Messenger bag is made of of a soft quilted interior lining offering ultimate protection and flexibility for 15″ Macbooks and other laptops up to 16″. Water resistant ripstop nylon adds protection and durability. Includes magnetic snap buckles called fidlocks that automatically snap close without the pain of having to snap shut a normal more »

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Metagamers: Altego Polygon Sunfire Messenger Bag 15″ YouTube Review

  Review via Metagamers

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The Mac Observer: Altego’s Sunfire Backpack is Made for MacBooks – up to 17 Inches

The Sunfire backpack from Altego  is a big, polygon shaped backpack with wide straps, easy to use buckles, and a water resistant finish. Sunfire Backpack –  front view This is an excellent backpack for people who are serious about carrying around their laptops and associated accoutrements along with the rest of their needs for the day. There is more »

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Customer Sunfire Messenger Review

Sherry has been using a prototype of our new Sunfire Messenger bag for a few weeks. Check out her review of the bag here:

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Technology Tell: Altego adds Polygon Sunfire backpack and messenger bags for MacBook, iPad toting

Full review from Technology Tell   The Altego line started late last decade with laptop sleeves, and has now firmly expanded into messenger bags and backpacks designed for the MacBook- and iPad-toting crowd. With a strong focus on individual designs, the company’s products stand out and offer solid features for protecting and carrying your gear. more »

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iPhone Life: Altego Laptop Carriers: Travel in Style (review)

I have a ton of stuff to carry around with me at any given time. I travel quite frequently, and I take my laptop, iPad, and iPhone just about everywhere I go. Because of my need to carry so many vulnerable devices, I’ve tried roughly 11 gazillion bags that all promise to protect my stuff more »

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CRN: 7 More High-Tech Attention-Getters For 2013 (So Far)

High-Tech Laptop Case Who says that high-tech can’t go into laptop cases? Apparently designed with gamers in mind, Altego’s claim to fame is a magnetic locking mechanism that snaps easily into place with one hand while leaving the other hand free to hold a phone, work a game controller or hang on to an escalator more »

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Classy Chics: High-Quality Laptop Bags for Women and Men by Altego :: Review and Giveaway

                My husband and I own 4 laptop computers, an iPad, iPod and a netbook, yes…we are an electronic geek family! The reason we own so many electronics is that he needs them for his job and I need them for mine. When we travel…we pack up all more »

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Chip Chick Polygon Sunfire Laptop Backpack Review

The Altego Polygon Sunfire is an entirely unique, fun, and very useful backpack. Ir’s clear that a lot of design thought was put into both the quality of this backpack and its appealing looks. Also, it is highly functional, with 9 plus pockets, and it’s multipurpose – fitting both an iPad and a laptop. The more »

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Altego Unveils Summer 2013 Laptop Bags for MacBook and iPad

Altego announced today the launch of its Polygon Sunfire Laptop Bag Series for avid MacBook and iPad users looking for the latest in style, protection, and performance   Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Altego, designer and manufacturer of MacBook and iPad focused bags and cases, announced the expansion of its assortment with the more »

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Best Covery Altego Coated Canvas Cyan 17-Inch Laptop Backpack Review

The Cyan Backpack is listed as the Top 5 Best Laptop Backpacks by Best Covery. Here’s the review below: First, lets begin with the design. The Altego Coated Canvas 17-inch backpack is different from the rest with its more square form factor, making it almost look like a vertical messenger bag. With its dark gray more »

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Living Social Deal

For a limited time, get Clear Sleeves and Ruby Series for up to 54% off! Ruby Backpack and Messenger Bag 14″, 15″ or 15.6″ Clear Sleeve

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YouTube Review by NH Tech

Check out the lastest review from NH Tech on the 13″ and 15″ Cyan Slipcase

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Name That Bag Contest

Help us name our new series! With our new line of bags launching within the next few months, we wanted to give our fans a chance to participate in naming our new bags. We have the Ruby (red) Series and Cyan (blue) Series so without using the word orange tell us which name you think more »

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Altego Clear Laptop Sleeve 17″ by Daisy’s Reviews

I love the style, shape, and unlike other laptop sleeves Altego has 2 zippers which i really love, the front is clear and (as shown in picture above) the front has a bubble like style to it and on the inside back also (shown in picture above) has a bubble style in color of grey it feels like a foam material its just awesome.

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Channel Stitched Ruby Backpack Video Review by Hobo50

Hobo50 says, “This is an awesome bag and is the best bag I have seen in its price range!”

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January Website Deal

Need a new laptop sleeve for your Macbook? All Altego Clear Sleeves are 30% off through the end of January. Use coupon code JAN2013.

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17″ Laptop Backpack — Cyan Backpack Review by NH Tech

Be sure to watch this video review!

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Cyan Backpack Featured in 7 Gifts For The Internet Geek In Your Life by Popsi

A set of trinkets and devices for those who are constantly plugged into the world wide web.

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Review of Altego’s Messenger Bag from their Coated Canvas Cyan series

Geek Chic Triumps in Altego’s Messenger Try saying “Coated Canvas Cyan series” three times fast.  Did you start saying “Cylon series,” too? No? Hmm, maybe that’s just me.  Is it possible to have a Battlestar Galactica speech impediment?  Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a sci-fi geek like me in order to adore this more »

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Review by FunChico

“Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a sci-fi geek like me in order to adore this messenger bag, part of the Coated Canvas Cyan series from Altego. Though it IS really out of this world (ha ha .. see what I did there?!).”

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YouTube Review by MetaGamers

Video Review on the Ruby Messenger by Rick at MetaGamers.

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Gizmos for Geeks Review: Coated Canvas Backpack

First thing I did when I got the bag was to explore all of its nooks and crannies, opening up every zipper and flap I could find. The backpack comes with a dedicated, cushioned pocked at the back for your laptop, and it had more than enough room for my 17″ HP laptop.

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YouTube Review by: Zollotech

Zollotech says, “Altego was nice enough to send this 15 inch laptop slip case for review. It turns out to be a really nice quality case for anyone who wants a slim, protective slip case for their laptop.”

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YouTube Review: AppScreencast

Video Review of the Coated Canvas Cyan Series 13″ Slipcase for MacBooks by AppScreencast

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YouTube Review: Anthoct104

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Altego Channel Stitched Ruby Series 15″ Laptop Slipcase Review by The Gadgeteer


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If you don’t need a laptop bag that’s big enough to live out of, you could just use a simple laptop sleeve. If you’d like a smaller laptop bag that still has some room for your phone, an external drive, cables, chargers, and just a few other things, you might like the 15″ Laptop Slipcase more »

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YouTube Review by OwenKnowsTech

BEST/TOP 17 inch Laptop Backpack This backpack offers comfort, design, and protection in both an affordable and modern way.

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YouTube Review: Altego 17″ Laptop Cyan Backpack


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Here’s my review on the altego 17″ laptop cyan backpack review. Convenience and mobility are not just a way of life they are the way of life.

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Altego Coated Canvas Backpack Review by Restless Tech

For the last two weeks I have been carrying around my daily allowance of stuff that I think I need in an Altego Coated Canvas backpack.

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Altego Laptop Messenger Bag and Slipcase review

For this review, I’ve combined their Ruby Series 15″ Laptop Messenger bag with the 13″ Cyan Series Laptop Slipcase to create a complete, comfortable system I would’ve loved to have had back in college…

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Gear Diary Review

Altego Release Two New “Protect Your Laptop” Bags There are a b’zillion laptop bags and sleeves out there. As a result, we’ve reached the point where “form follows function” has caused everyone to pretty much settle on the basics of bag design.

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Techno-Gadget Review: Altego Coated Canvas Cyan Laptop Messenger

When Altego released their line of Coated Canvas Cyan laptop bags, the company had three goals in mind: simplicity, protection, and style. Today, we will find out if their laptop messenger bag for 15″ laptops accomplishes those goals.

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MacNN Review: Altego launches laptop bag line for Macs, iPads

Coated canvas, poly models offer weather protection Clear Laptop Sleeve maker Altego has expanded its product line with new notebook bags and cases designed for the MacBook line and iPad but suitable for other, similar-sized notebooks and tablets.

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Altego™ Launches Laptop Bag Lines Designed for Apple MacBook


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The Coated Canvas Cyan Series and Channel Stitched Ruby Series offer updated style and ultimate protection. Fort Worth, Texas – May 2, 2012 — Altego, a Samsill Corporation brand, announced today the launch of two new distinct lines of laptop bags and cases. These new laptop bags, designed for the Apple MacBook and iPad, offer more »

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My Digital Life – Altego Clear Laptop Notebook Sleeve Review

The main characteristic of Altego Clear Laptop Sleeve is transparent front panel which allows designer or stylist laptop, netbook or notebook computer with color, custom-designed lid, adhesive skin or even LED indicators to be seen while packing or carrying inside the sleeve to express individuality and personality.

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Loopy Gadget’s – Altego Clear Laptop Sleeve Shows off Your Laptop


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The Altego Clear Laptop Sleeve is a new way to protect and show off your Laptop at the same time.

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Laptop Hard Case – Stylish Laptop Bag


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This very cool Altego clear laptop sleeve from Samsill lets me show off my fancy skin, but keeps my MBP safe and secure.

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Laptop Magazine

With notebook manufacturers stepping up their design work, who wants to hide their new system inside a bag? With the transparent Altego sleeve, your fashion plate won’t have to.

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Fashionably Geek – Review: Altego Clear Laptop Sleeve


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The bottom line is that the Altego sleeve is really about style. If you have a cool custom decal (like my awesome Venture Brothers MusicSkin) this will show it off while you travel around with your laptop under your arm. Plus, the sleeve itself has a cool look and it comes in a variety of colors.

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thegadgetsite – Altego 14-inch and 10-inch Clear Laptop Sleeve Plat Reviews


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Overall a great sleeve case that can show the style of your laptop while protecting it.

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PCWorld – Laptop Bags: Spring Fashion Lineup


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Did you drop a bundle on an awesome new laptop skin, only to have that beautiful work of art obscured by an opaque bag or sleeve? Well, now you can display the skin wherever you go, bu slipping it into a clear laptop sleeve by Altego.

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OfficeSupplyGeek – Altego 14” Laptop Sleeve


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This looks like a great option if you are looking for a new laptop case that will be a little different and still do a great job of protecting your laptop. OfficeSupplyGeek Review of the Altego 14” Laptop Sleeve

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Gizmos for Geeks – Altego Clear Laptop Sleeve


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April 28,2010 By: Khalid Hosein Here’s another way to protect your laptop, a clear neoprene sleeve with a cushion cell lining for padding. Being clear, you also don’t need to remove your laptop when going through airport security checkpoints. The neoprene is water resistant and the air cushion lining provides shock and impact protection. See full more »

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ViewPoints – Samsill Altego Clear Laptop Sleeve 36026 Review


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What drew me in is the Great design. It’s like Bubble wrapping your laptop! Naturally, I have read up on it and the Bubbles are just that.

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The Single Mama Review Corner – Altego Clear Laptop Sleeve Review & Giveaway


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Recently I was given the opportunity to do a review for Samsill for their Altego Clear Laptop Sleeve and let me tell you. I loved it.

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Gear Diary – Review: Altego Clear Laptop Sleeve

Some people decorate and adorn their laptops with stickers or Gelaskins.  Sometimes you can buy a laptop that comes with a design on the back of the LCD that just begs to be shown off all the time even when it’s in the case.  That is exactly what the Altego Laptop Sleeve was made for.

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LAUG 2.0 Hardware Review – Altego 13” Clear Laptop Sleeve


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Altego’s clear laptop sleeve is probably one of the best sleeves I’ve seen for protection out there today…

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Squidoo – Funky, Chic and Cool Laptop Sleeves


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This is one of those “Duh, why didn’t I think of that!” products. Squidoo – Funky, Chic and Cool Laptop Sleeves – Show off your stylin’ laptop skin with a clear sleeve.

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Macnn – Samsill announces Altego Clear Laptop Sleeve


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Samsill Corporation has announced the Clear Laptop Sleeve, its latest laptop accessory under the Altego brand.

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ChipChick – CES 2009: Altego Transparent Laptop Sleeves


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Usually laptop sleeves are meant to hide and protect your laptop from the outside world. Not these new Altego clear laptop sleeves.

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