Ask The Readers: How Do You Protect Your Gear?

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By Jason Fitzpatrick on February 15th, 2012

Electronic gear is not cheap to replace–from iPads to new smartphones to laptops, most of us go out of our way to protect our gear from harm. This week we want to hear about your favorite tricks, tools, and add-ons for keeping your screens scratch free and your gear intact.

Image courtesy of iBallz.

Whether you made yourself a laptop sleeve out of a padded shipping envelope or you bought a bullet proof case from a custom shop, we want to hear all about the protective gear and accompanying tricks you use. How do you keep your smartphone screen safe from scratches? What do you use to make sure the TSA doesn’t crush your MacBook Air?

Sound off in the comments with your tips, tricks, and product recommendations. Check back on Friday for the What You Said roundup.

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 02/15/12
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