MacNotables #834: Dan Frakes on Whether “Checkpoint Friendly” Laptop Bags are Worth the Time or Money

Dan FrakesPlanning a trip? You can ease your security checkpoint time by investing in a “checkpoint friendly laptop bag…or can you? Dan Frakes talks about what the Transportation Safety Assocation (TSA) is trying to accomplish with their new bag guidelines, and how the popular media have missed some of the most important points. Dan explains why, even with a checkpoint friendly bag, there are no guarantees and aren’t going to be in the near future, and some alternatives to help protect your laptop when you have to take it out for inspection.


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