A case for your laptop falls under the “Wait, do I really need this?” category. It’s easy to talk yourself out of it. You’ve got a bag that will protect your laptop from the elements, and Steve jobs famously hated the cases and accessories that companies made for his products. He thought cases were bulky and messed with the design. But in all due respect to Steve, if you’re going to be lugging around something you paid over $1000 for, you want to make sure it’s protected.
And even when it’s shoved in your bag, there’s still dust and crumbs and pens and keys floating around in there that could potentially damage this important piece of technology that just happens to have your whole life on it. That’s why—around these parts—where fiercely pro-laptop case. We’ve rounded up 21 of our favorites to help you protect your MacBook while its in transit. Read it on HiConsumption.