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oct 28 2009

Gear: A shoulder strap for your laptop

(Courtesy thelapstrap.com)

The surest way to protect your notebook PC while traveling is to keep it with you at all times. But bulky laptop bags can be a heavy load.

No one has thought harder, longer, and smarter about how to pack a carry-on bag than Doug Dyment, public speaker and author of the essential onebag.com.

"The best way to keep your laptop with you is to bring a Lapstrap (thelapstrap.com, $20), a padded nylon band that you lay across your open laptop at the hinge. Close the laptop and carry it over your shoulder."

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