What we love about the USB-fixated folks at Brando is that along with some pretty nutty items, they also sell some pretty useful stuff as well. Consider the Visomate, which helps you reduce neck and eye strain while at the computer. The innocuous-looking disc is placed on top of your monitor, plugged into a USB port, and using an “ultrasonic sensor” helps you determine the proper way to sit if front of your monitor. LED lights and help you position yourself, for ergonomic goodness: Blue means “Not Recommended”, while Red means “Too Far”. Pretty helpful, and great for both kids and adults. The Visomate is available for $26 USD.
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Pacific Design has introduced The Ruckus Laptop Bag Collection, an innovative line of laptop backpacks and messenger bags designed for urban, professional and student lifestyles.
The Ruckus Laptop Bag Collection merges fashion and function with its innovative, lightweight and slim design, coupled with laptop protection and multiple storage compartments to accommodate all of today’s communication and entertainment devices. Both the Ruckus Laptop Backpack and the Ruckus Laptop Messenger Bag are up to 30 percent lighter than other similar laptop bags, super slim, constructed of water-resistant materials and loaded with thoughtful and functional organizational features.
Features include an ergonomic shoulder strap structure, 360 degree laptop protection, dedicated media storage, an AC/cable zipper pouch, a protective iPod/MP3 pocket, a “seamless” water-resistant compartment, and a felt-lined luxury items pocket. Customers who register their Ruckus products at www.pacificdesign.com will receive a free removable cell phone/iPod pouch. Both Ruckus laptop bags come in striking color combinations including: olive/bold black /super yellow, rose white/granite gray/posey pink, bold black /slate gray/pearl gray, and coming in March 2007, slate gray/sand/tiger orange.
The Ruckus Laptop Bag Collection will be available at North American retailers including Sony Canada in November 2006 and Staples in January 2007. The Ruckus Laptop Backpack will retail for $69.95 and the Ruckus Laptop Messenger Bag will retail for $59.95.
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