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Top Three Computer Backpacks For College Students

Updated on December 18, 2015

Notebook Computer Backpacks For College

Notebook Computers are more popular than ever. They are not just for personal surfing at the coffee house any more, they have become an integral part of students,professionals and even the great outdoors lovers. There are so many different types of notebook computer backpacks and the one you carry can really say a lot about the type of person you are.

When choosing your backpack some important tips to remember:

  • Find a backpack that is the right fit for your size
  • Pack your backpack with the heaviest items closest to your back and use other items to distribute the weight so you can easily stand up straight.
  • Backpacks that come equipped with a hip belt are designed to improve balance while taking the stress off your neck & shoulder muscles.Which is where most injuries can occur carrying an overweight backpack.
  • A good rule of thumb on the weight of your packed backpack is no more than 10 percent of your body weight.
  • If there are no other options for removing some of the weight, you might consider getting a rolling backpack.

Many professionals usually prefer leather backpacks, while students need a large computer backpacks to accommodate all their school work. Then when it comes to the outdoors man, they will usually go for a more natural, durable cloth, like canvas computer backpacks.

There are so many different styles to choose from so finding one that fits your needs can really come down to style, colors and size. Who says you have to choose only one?

And one feature that might fall into all types is the rolling computer backpack. These computer backpacks are the ultimate for getting around quickly and without breaking your back.

Regardless of what group you may or may not fit into, they really all are trying to achieve one goal:

Transporting their notebook computer from point A to B safely.

Swiss Gear SA1908 Black TSA Friendly ScanSmart Laptop Backpack  - Fits Most 17 Inch Laptops and Tablets
Swiss Gear SA1908 Black TSA Friendly ScanSmart Laptop Backpack - Fits Most 17 Inch Laptops and Tablets

From the maker of the geniune Swiss Army Knife comes a durable backpack by SwissGear. This versatile backpack is made for convenience and functionality, and it's loaded with features like a special pouch to secure your MP3 player. The main pocket provides protected packing for multiple binders, gaming peripherals, and other accessories. The design is optimized for your comfort with extra padding where you want it. The multi-panel airflow design provides extra comfort and support for your back while the specially contoured shoulder straps are ergonomically designed with added padding for comfort and control. And the durable, ballistic weave fabric makes this SwissGear backpack long-lasting.


Large Computer Backpacks

If you are a college student you will need a little extra storage room in your backpack than most. You probably need one that will store accessories like:

  • Text books
  • Binder notebooks
  • External hard drives
  • Power cables
  • Possibly a portable keyboard and mouse

When you are going all over campus, you don't have time to be cramming your extras in your backpack and then pulling them out 10 minutes later.

Having a larger backpack becomes very important so you are not late for class and you show up with everything you need. There are so many different styles, fabrics and prices. You just need to find the one that best suits your personal needs.

Polare Mens Handcrafted Real Leather Vintage Laptop Backpack Shoulder Bag Travel Bag Large
Polare Mens Handcrafted Real Leather Vintage Laptop Backpack Shoulder Bag Travel Bag Large

Functionality is the Core.

After years in business, we are bringing back our classic Leather Backpack. After years of perfecting the design, our classic is reborn - with more style and functionality than ever. Our newly improved shoulder straps reduce tension between your shoulder and the bag thus increasing comfort for you. Evenly balanced interior and exterior compartments help keep your items organized and the weight of the bags balanced. Our improved design has increased the max storage capacity by more than 20% without increasing the size of the bag! More than just a Bag...


Leather Computer Backpacks

You don't have to be a professional to carry one of many different designs of leather computer backpacks but that is not to say that there are not many professionals who have switched to leather backpacks.

You can buy a leather backpack that not only has a little style but also that offers the room you need for all your extras.Remember you don't have to settle for boring black or brown leather computer backpacks, they are available in all different colors and cool designs! These styles can be great for college student backpacks.

There are many benefits to having a leather backpack for your computer. They are durable, roomy and can be very fashionable for many years to come.

When you are deciding on which backpack to buy, you need to check the measurements to make sure it is compatible with your computer. And if your job requires a lot of air travel, you may want to get one that is also TSA security friendly.

Rolling Computer Backpacks

Backpacks and pull along cases with wheels are also popular choices, especially for college students and travelers, whether its business or pleasure.

So what are some of the things you should consider when buying a rolling computer backpack?

I understand price can be one of the first considerations but you also need to consider the quality.There are many choices out there that can meet both your price point and quality requirements without giving up functionality and style.

Nothing could be more embarrassing than entering your office for an important meeting, running late for class or running the through the airport because you are late, and one of your wheels comes flying off of your backpack!

That being said, you should look for rolling backpacks that have either heavy duty plastic or metal wheels for lasting durability.

Another important feature is the handle it should have a sturdy extend-able handle, a dedicated, padded compartment protecting your computer and it should also have additional storage for any peripherals, books or accessories you may need to carry.

If you travel light, rolling computer backpacks may not be that beneficial for you, but for those who have a heavy load and have to walk a lot, your back will thank you forever!

What Is In MY Backpack

Computer Backpacks-What's Your Favorite?

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    • MyMastiffPuppies profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      Thanks for stopping by,

      I know we just went through finding one for our college bound son and there was so much information and so many choices. I realize each person has different needs, I hope this info is helpful for many!

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      8 years ago from bear, de, 19701

      handy and easy to carry. great info.


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