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Choosing a Large Computer Backpack

Updated on December 16, 2015

Tips for Finding that Perfect Backpack

Although it might seem like a challange at first, finding a large computer backpack is possible. Here are some tips on finding one that offers both good quality yet is still affordable.

Even with today's technology getting smaller and smaller, there are still some of us out there that have a full size laptop. That being said, if you are using it for work or school chances are you have a need for additional compartments to carry all your additional accessories and supplies.

So let's take a look at some tips you should consider when choosing a good quality backpack.

  • Laptop protection
  • Ergonomic design of backpack
  • Additional storage compartments
  • Durability

LIke I said, if you have a larger laptop or they have a lot of accessories you need to carry, you need that extra space without compromising the protection of your laptop.

First you want to be sure your laptop has good padded protection so that it is not moving around inside the backpack and you also want separate storage compartments so there is no chance of damage to the laptop or any of your accessories.

Chances are it will be on the heavy side (once loaded), so having one that is comfortable to carry is very important for your back!

Targus Drifter II Backpack for 17-Inch Laptop, Black/Red (TSB23903)
Targus Drifter II Backpack for 17-Inch Laptop, Black/Red (TSB23903)

Designed to fit up to 17.3-inch laptops comfortably, the Targus Drifter II Laptop Backpack is the perfect fit for the style-conscious individual who prefers to be on the cutting-edge of trends. Featuring multiple compartments for ample storage, this rugged backpack gives you room for all the things you need to tote-be it cross-town or cross-country. Breathable mesh panels on the backside of the pack provide a comfortable carrying experience for the long-haul, alleviating the discomfort of strenuous and perspiring jaunts! Plus, a secret zipper compartment on the backside of the backpack is the perfect hiding spot for a wallet, keys or an ID. Drifter II backpack straps are constructed with highly durable materials which are designed to balance out the weight of your bag, the Drifter II gives you the freedom to pack up and head out without the inconvenience of backpack fatigue. Heavily-padded and shock-absorbing shoulder straps give you the freedom to move comfortably.


Lightweight Computer Backpacks

Just because you need the larger backpack does not mean it has to be heavy.

You can get one that is stylish, and made of a lightweight material that still gives you the same storage features without the extra weight. Good ergonomic straps are a great feature to look for.

There are even some of the lightweight backpacks that double as carry-on luggage for the busy traveler.

Rolling computer backpacks are also available in lightweight materials with retractable aluminum handles.

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Laptop Backpack,SOCKO Multifunctional Unisex Luggage & Travel Bags Knapsack,rucksack Backpack Hiking Bags Students School Shoulder Backpacks Fits Up to 17.3 Inch Laptop Macbook Computer,Black
Laptop Backpack,SOCKO Multifunctional Unisex Luggage & Travel Bags Knapsack,rucksack Backpack Hiking Bags Students School Shoulder Backpacks Fits Up to 17.3 Inch Laptop Macbook Computer,Black

This an ideal backpack for traveler. looking for the daily commute or business travel,Can be used as school bag etc...

The backpack also includes a laptop sleeve, lined media pockets, and durable construction.The backpack provides rugged style and functional organization for everyday use.

The backpack with a protective and secure laptop compartment will fit up to 17 inch laptops. It features a large storage area to keep accessories organized, and a discreet back pocket to keep your valuables hidden. For added comfort, it features a padded, air mesh back panel for cool carrying comfort.


Designer Computer Backpacks

If you need a computer laptop backpack that is a little more sleek, stylish and offers all the same features as their more traditional counterparts, you can still find discounts on some of the hottest designer computer backpacks.

It may come in the form of a sale or maybe free shipping, but there are some great deals out there!There is no reason that price should keep you from being stylish and comfortable.

There are some very sleek designs that are "convertible ", they can be worn as a backpack or carried as a vertical briefcase. This is perfect for the up and coming young professional.

With larger computer backpacks you can easily fit your laptop as well as adapter cables, and other laptop accessories. You may have the thought that "who needs computer backpacks if you can make one using a fashionable bag? " If you have ever traveled through a busy airline check-in, you know how rough that can be on regular bags.

Just imagine if that bag had your high dollar laptop inside. There is no comparison to having a backpack designed to protect your investment but that does not mean you have to give up style. So if style is what you are after, there are many designer brands that are constructed to carry laptops and accessories safe and snug, protect them from damage.

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    • MyMastiffPuppies profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      I never realized how important your backpack could be until our son started college. Finding one that suits your specific needs is really important whether its for work or school.

    • Phil Plasma profile image

      Phil Plasma 

      7 years ago from Montreal, Quebec

      There are definitely things to consider when getting a protective case for your laptop, especially when you want to carry a bunch of other things at the same time. Good hub, earning you a useful.


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