By Steve Holt, Technology Editor, Gadgeteer When you are going through airport security, what’s the most important thing? I mean, aside from making sure your socks don’t have holes in them, that is. You want to get through it fast, right? And it sure is a hassle having to remove your laptop from its bag and then put it back in the bag on the other side. Well, no more worries mate. The Mobile Edge ScanFast Checkpoint Friendly Briefcase 2.0 is the bag for you! In the past month I went on 2 trips so I had to go through airport security in several different airports around the country. I was intrigued by this bag that claimed I didn’t have to
Actual Mobile Edge Customer ReviewI was desperate to replace my existing notebook bag, a solidly-made but very heavy briefcase with a strap that cut painfully into my shoulder. Although I knew that a backpack was a better solution than a briefcase, I wasn't terribly impressed with what my local Staples and Best Buy had to offer; their backpacks seemed overpriced and poorly designed.Then I saw the Mobile Edge SecurePack in a PC WORLD print ad. What a lucky break! Although my local stores didn't carry it, I was able to get it online.It's rare to find a product that fills a need as elegantly and beautifully as
By Jerry Jackson, Senior Editor Notebookreviews.comEDITOR RATING:Mobile Edge is a laptop bag and accessory manufacturer that has a history of making bags for Alienware gaming notebooks. Our editors had mixed feelings about some of the Alienware bags from Mobile Edge in the past, but the latest Alienware Orion Messenger (ScanFast) and Alienware Netbook Sleeve promise to exceed our expectations. I spent a few weeks using the new bag and sleeve with my Alienware M11x to see if these products are worth your
Innovative Netbook Cases added to ScanFast™ CollectionANAHEIM, Calif., – Mobile Edge, the market leader in innovative and stylish laptop computer carrying cases and accessories, has expanded their ScanFast™ Checkpoint Friendly Collection with full-featured Netbook carrying cases, the first TSA Compliant Netbook Case Collection on the market. Netbook computer owners are looking for a more substantial case for their smaller computers, something more than a simple sleeve. As a result of this demand, Mobile Edge created the Edge Netbook Briefcase, Messenger Bag and Backpack - all designed to be Checkpoint Friendly.Adding to their existing ScanFast™ Collection of TSA
Ten tips to make your trip through the airport security checkpoint easier on everyoneBy Scott Carmichael, Gadling Travel Editor Flying can be a stressful way to spend your day, especially if you only fly once or twice a year. Reports of terror attempts and airport evacuations don't make things any better. Thankfully, if you follow some simple tips, your trip through the checkpoint can be really simple, allowing you more time to enjoy the dreadful airport food, or to waste your money at the airport duty free shop.We've gathered ten tips that can make your checkpoint experience as stress-free as possible. Not just for you, but for the hundreds of others trying to make it to the other side of the checkpoint at the same time.Are you an "amateur" traveler? Were you allowed to carry box cutters and knives the last time you took a flight? Then chances are you are
The ever so popular ScanFast Element Briefcase was featured in a travel article posted in the February 15th, 2010 of Canadian Business, a well known business periodical in Canada. The stylish look of the Checkpoint Friendly ScanFast Briefcase makes this one of the hottest TSA compliant laptop bag on the market designed specifically for women. Mobile Edge leads the category in offering the most styles of
NBC has had a tough time recently in their ratings, specifically with their Late Show talent Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien. However, their hip new Spy Show called Chuck has helped NBC take some of the ratings they were missing out on back. In fact, NBC brought back Chuck earlier than originally planned due to its popularity.If you have ever watched the show, you know it's light hearted with a fun and cool element mixed in. Make sure you watch out for what carrying case Chuck uses. He likes the new Mobile Edge ScanFast Messenger Bag and will use it on several upcoming episodes. His co-star also uses the Mobile Edge ScanFast Element Briefcase in Pink. She even uses our new Sumo
Our very own Shawn Rapier, Director of Sales for Mobile Edge was interviewed on bnetTV.com during Digital Experience, a media only event to kick off the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.Shawn showed off the Men's ScanFast Collection of TSA compliant laptop bags and showcased the new Women's Checkpoint Friendly Laptop Bag Collection, the ScanFast for Her Collection. Now travelers can leave their laptop in the bags when passing through airport security. This saves time, hassle, and alleviates the threat of having your laptop stolen or damaged. The TSA reported that more than 12,000 laptops are lost or stolen at airport checkpoints weekly nationwide.Most editors were intrigued with the new TSA approved line.