I carry my laptop in my back pack. The poor little thing became very broken and bruised…. I was neglecting it and a few cracks on the mistreated little macbook now have tape securing them from breaking more!
I knew that I needed a protective laptop sleeve for my poor little battered computer so decided to see what laptop sleeves were available at a reasonable price.
Looking through the tons of fancy neoprene, aluminum and other space age sleeves I felt that this industry was far more about fashion and less about stopping our laptops from breaking!
So inspired by the recent Macbook Air campaign I decided to see if my Macbook would fit inside an envelope.
I ventured to the Post Office and looked over the various protective envelopes on sale. Originally I purchased a padded paper envelope but that only lasted a few days so I went back and purchased the deluxe model. A nice shiny plastic, tear resistant, bubble wrap padded envelope. It’s perfectly sized for my little laptop. They have many sizes, which would be suitable for many laptops!
Mine only cost me$2.25 with tax.
I was very pleased with the moment of inspiration. This is just as protective as any neoprene sleeve and can be replaced whenever it gets too ragged.
Whilst I was buying this funky, totally fashionable new laptop sleeve something quite amusing happened. I took my plastic envelope up to the Post Office counter, I took out my laptop to test the size. In a moment of complete misunderstanding the woman behind the counter asked “Are you not scared of breaking your laptop?” I answered, “Yes that’s why am buying the envelope!”.
I felt bad for being cheeky so had to explain to her that I wanted it to protect my laptop in my back pack. I can’t believe she thought I was going to post it!
Looks great, don’t you think?
Do you like this idea? A stupid idea? A stroke of genius? A moment of madness? Let me know and drop a comment…
Original Content by: FrugalZeitgeist.com