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Help me find the perfect backpack for my travels

I need a backpack that can hold a 15" laptop and also have a great area for a DSLR camera, flash, and a couple of lenses. Do you have suggestions? [more inside]
posted by arniec on Apr 9, 2013 - 15 answers

Need help with technology in China (and Japan).

I leave for a two week stay in China (Beijing), on Friday. I would like to take a laptop with me. I have heard however, that there is a significant risk of becoming infected with malware or spyware. Is this true? I will not have the laptop on me at all times. [more inside]
posted by oddman on Feb 25, 2013 - 4 answers

Can I get by with an iPad?

I need a secondary computer. Can that computer be an ipad? [more inside]
posted by lunasol on Feb 19, 2012 - 32 answers

What's the best leather laptop bag that will fit a 15" Macbook Pro ?

What's the best leather laptop bag that will fit a 15" Macbook Pro ? [more inside]
posted by tnoetz01 on Nov 16, 2011 - 2 answers

Can you recommend an airplane power adapter for my Lenovo Thinkpad T410?

Can you recommend an airplane power adapter for my Lenovo Thinkpad T410? [more inside]
posted by Pontius Pilate on May 18, 2011 - 4 answers

Internet-Notebook Computar

What is the lightest-weight netbook released in the past twelve months? [more inside]
posted by mnemonic on Apr 21, 2011 - 9 answers

Dude where's my Dell... (I'm sorry about this lame title)

Recommendations on a professional but GQ-esque laptop bag for a Dell Latitude E6510. [more inside]
posted by bamassippi on Mar 13, 2011 - 3 answers

lightweight laptop fullsize keyboard?

The lightest possible laptop with a full-size keyboard? [more inside]
posted by mono blanco on Feb 21, 2011 - 16 answers

Laptop Voltage in Ireland?

Need a tech-savvy traveler, or voltage geek: my boss is taking a new Lenovo laptop to Ireland next week. Does she need a voltage convertor or just a plug adapter? [more inside]
posted by Erroneous on Feb 11, 2010 - 18 answers

Robust Tablet PC - exists?

My laptop (an Acer Travelmate) just gave up the ghost after 3 years and a replaced (but still dodgy) hard drive. Any suggestions for laptops that can handle plenty of travel and being bumped around in bags? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Feb 10, 2010 - 15 answers

India advice, please!

I'm going to go to India in February and March. I have no plans, and would like advice. Sub-question: if I were to buy a teeny, very light laptop to use while there for email and writing, what kind would be best? [more inside]
posted by pseudostrabismus on Jan 13, 2010 - 16 answers

Looking for the perfect laptop for traveling

Looking for the perfect laptop for traveling. Priorities are durability, lightness, and battery life, in that order. Performance is not too important, but it must run Windows 7 like a champ. Willing to consider netbooks. [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Oct 29, 2009 - 19 answers

How do I carry my laptop while I'm backpacking?

I'm going backpacking through South America and Southeast Asia for a few months, but I need to work from the road. What's the easiest way to carry my (relatively large) laptop without destroying it? Can I do it without a separate bag? Bonus points for dSLR tips, too. [more inside]
posted by borkingchikapa on Aug 11, 2009 - 14 answers

New Laptop = what to add?

What must-have programs do you use on your laptop for work? And travel? [more inside]
posted by raisingsand on Jul 27, 2009 - 26 answers

Which backpack fits my needs?

I'm looking for a travel backpack with removal daypack that is gadget friendly. [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on Jun 27, 2008 - 3 answers

Need help with Internet access with a laptop.

I have a couple of questions about accessing the internet when travelling with a laptop for the first time. [more inside]
posted by valleys on Feb 18, 2008 - 5 answers

What will they do if I CAN'T turn on my laptop?

TSAfilter: will there be any problem getting a laptop without a battery through the carry-on checkpoint at my local (American) airport? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 17, 2007 - 26 answers

Looking for a good, used "travel" laptop

Help me select the best cheap, lightweight, "travel" laptop for my needs, please. [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on Apr 11, 2007 - 16 answers

Laptop Sleeve

Where can I find a laptop sleeve with the opening on the short side? [more inside]
posted by benji on Nov 27, 2006 - 17 answers

Traveling off-season in Europe: guide me through the cold

I'm about to take a long-awaited trip to Europe, but only recently have I acknowledged to myself that this is in fact winter, and the trip will likely be very different from the last summer I spent abroad. Help me prepare for the cold road, materially, intinerarily, psychically... [more inside]
posted by greggish on Nov 25, 2006 - 19 answers

How do I connect my laptop to an ISDN line in a hotel?

I need to connect my laptop to an ISDN line in a hotel room. What hardware do I need? [more inside]
posted by jeffbarr on Aug 20, 2006 - 9 answers

How do I protect my laptop en route?

I'm thinking of traveling with my laptop for the first time. What should I be careful about? [more inside]
posted by languagehat on Mar 24, 2006 - 22 answers

How to find a power supply for a US laptop for use in UK, France?

US/UK/Europe Laptop Power: Help me use my Compaq laptop in the UK and France. [more inside]
posted by enrevanche on Jan 2, 2006 - 8 answers

Looking for a laptop for DVD viewing.

Looking for a laptop for DVD viewing. [more inside]
posted by Gortuk on Jan 2, 2006 - 13 answers

Humless DC->AC Power Inverter?

What DC to AC power inverter can I buy for use in a car that won't contribute hum to an audio signal from devices it powers? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Nov 15, 2005 - 11 answers

Help me destroy my laptop!

Have any creative suggestions/strategies for theft proofing laptops... [more inside]
posted by fake on Sep 6, 2005 - 21 answers

Travelling with Laptop

I'm going to be travelling/out in public with my notebook computer a lot in the next month. Any tips? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by wackybrit on Sep 27, 2004 - 12 answers

World Wide What?

Travelling with high speed internet? [more inside]
posted by Jaybo on Jun 8, 2004 - 12 answers

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