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Brilliant Space Invaders Backpack Straps a Miniature Arcade Cabinet to Your Back

Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. This Space Invaders-themed backpack only looks like a miniature replica of an arcade machine—it doesn’t actually let you play the classic video game that has you fending off alien invaders. But we’ll happily turn a blind eye to that oversight, because everything else about this pack is fantastic. Read More >>

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There’s Finally a Perfect Photography Backpack

I have a bag problem. It’s rivalled only by my shoes and my jacket problems. I collect the things. I throw away too much money every year on the quest for the perfect bag for travel, or every day, or evening, or conventions. I have four different bags just for lugging my camera equipment around. But I only have one backpack in regular use (the other is from school and covered in X-Files quotes). It’s specifically a backpack for cameras, and unless I need to haul a multitude of lenses around it never leaves my closet. Read More >>

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The Gadget-Charging MOS Pack Is My New Favourite Travel Companion

Finding a backpack designed to protect and carry all of your tech isn’t terribly hard these days. What sets the MOS Pack apart is that it can can also help keep all of your gear charged. Read More >>

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Make Your Commute a Nightmare With a 3D Printer Backpack

The nomadic lifestyle of a 3D printsmith is made all the more difficult when it comes to carrying your 3D printer from town to town. Ultimaker has heard your lamentations and came up with a solution that promises to make transporting a 3D printer a little easier: a £60 pair of shoulder straps. Read More >>

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This Retractable Backpack Brings Your Camera to You

A backpack’s a great way to carry a bunch of stuff while keeping your arms free. That’s why they can be a great photography accessory. The fact that it’s always out of reach on your back is annoying, though. This is surely why Wolffepack has created a photography-focused pack you can access without having to remove it. Read More >>

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Luggage Made From Recycled Aeroplane Seats Might Just Be Indestructible

When you think of the daily abuse that aeroplane seats have to endure, it’s a minor miracle they aren’t torn to shreds after just a week of air travel. The fabrics used for the upholstery must be just short of indestructible, so it makes sense to eventually recycle those materials into bags and backpacks that can easily survive your daily commute. Read More >>

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The Perfect Backpack for Lazy People Ensures You’ll Always Have a Place to Sit

Rush-hour commuting is tough, especially when you can't get a seat and have to stand up for the journey, surrounded by fellow disgruntled commuters. If this sounds like your way into work, Brando’s got just the backpack for you. Read More >>

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This North Face Backpack is Ideal For Your Hike to Work but Not Up a Mountain

Once a brand tailored to those who’d rather spend their weekends exploring the great outdoors than bingeing on Netflix, North Face is now creating packs designed for those who only ever hike to work. Its new Access Pack is engineered to safely carry and provide quick access to all of your gadgets. The backpack excels at that — but not much else. Read More >>

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The North Face’s New Backpack Pops Wide Open With a Button Push For Easy Stuffing

Trying to hurriedly stuff a backpack with everything you need before heading out the door is made difficult when you don’t have a free hand to hold the thing open. So The North Face has replaced the zip on the main compartment of its new Access Pack with a rigid pop-open panel that remains wide open as you fill it. Read More >>

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Adidas’s Low-Profile Vest Backpack is Better Than Batman’s Utility Belt

When you’re out exploring the city on a warm summer’s day you need something to carry all your stuff, but a heavy backpack hanging off your shoulders isn’t ideal. Adidas’s Yohji Yamamoto-designed Y-3 Sport Backpack wants to fix that by securely wrapping around you like a vest so it feels almost weightless. Fair warning — you’ll have to cough up $410/£286 for the pleasure. Read More >>

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If it Actually Played Classic 8-Bit Games, This NES Would Be the Perfect Backpack

Remember packing up your original Nintendo Entertainment System when your family visited relatives for a few days? You couldn’t possibly be expected to go a few days without Punch-Out!!, but it would have been a lot easier if you had an NES built into a backpack. It’s just too bad this one doesn’t actually play games. Read More >>

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You Don’t Have to Take This Backpack Off to Get at Your Stuff

The one thing that makes backpacks great (they’re always out of the way) is also the one thing that makes them annoying when you need something. Paul Vierthaler agrees, and has come up with a rather clever solution called the Paxis that makes it easy to access some of your stuff. Read More >>

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Swinging Front-Access Rucksack Eliminates Commuter Backpack Rage

A man claims to have solved the first-world problem of having to take your rucksack off to get at something inside it, inventing a removable system that attaches and detaches with a cord and swings the main cargo pod around to the front. Making sitting down a bit easier, too. Read More >>

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Celebrate the Return of the Start Menu With a Windows 95 Backpack

Microsoft fans around the world cheered when the company revealed the return of the Start Menu to Windows 10 yesterday, so why not mark the special occasion with a stylish backpack that celebrates the operating system where it all started: Windows 95. Read More >>