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Cord Organizers and Tech Organizers to Make Commuting Easier

Baggu laptop case for easy commuting
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June 22, 2022

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There’s nothing worse than having to untangle a gazillion wires after a long train ride or during a flight. We’ve got recs for handy cord organizers to keep ’em all in place, plus some other helpful organizers  — like a backpack with a built-in laptop case and a waterproof tablet case with space for your headphones. Your morning commute just got a whole lot easier

Away cord organizer

A water-resistant cord organizer…  

So you can kiss tangled wires goodbye. This one’s got one large compartment — perfect for storing larger cords — a mesh pocket, and three elastic loops. Stash your AirPods, phone chargers, USB adaptors, and more all in the same safe space. Plus, it comes in four earthy colors and has been designed to fit seamlessly inside any Away suitcase or bag. ($55, Away)

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Monos purse organizer

A multipurpose travel bag with a built-in laptop case… 

If sleek had a middle name, it’d be Monos. If you’re in the market for a backpack, we think this one is a great contender to become your go-to travel case for tech products and commuting essentials. It’s got a spacious inner compartment with dedicated space for gym clothes or shoes, mesh pockets, a felt sleeve, and even a pack pocket for your passport or phone. Plus, there's a built-in laptop case on the outside. It also comes with an extra pouch that snaps on and off the front of the backpack — perfect for any essentials you’d like quick access to. Oh, and we can’t forget its trolley sleeve that lets you secure it to any suitcase handle. It’s basically a traveler's dream. ($195, Monos)

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Calk purse organizer

A slim tech organizer perfect for slipping into a backpack…

Or tote or purse. It’s got multiple interior pockets for cords, pens, pencils, chargers, and other gadgets, and elastic loops to keep everything in place. Mesh panels make it easy to spot your stuff at a glance. Plus, there’s an outer pocket for your wallet or ID. It comes in three solid colors and a few fun patterns (like a cheetah print or cloud design), and measures 9.5 x 7 x 1.5 inches. ($38, Calpak)

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Baggu laptop case

A laptop case that’ll have you traveling in style…

This 16-inch puffy case provides added protection so you can have peace of mind while road tripping (or flying) with your most valuable companion. Oh, and it’s machine-washable and comes in a number of fun prints too. Safe travels, coming right up. ($28, Baggu)

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Day Owl Purse organizer
Day Owl

A cord pouch that corrals your wires into a single, organized place… 

This small pouch, made from durable, recycled materials, keeps chargers, adapters, and other cables close at hand. It’s also a convenient place to stash other essentials, like lip balm, earbuds, or even a small bottle of hand sanitizer. So while you’re on the go, you’ll have all your charging accessories together. A pouch that doubles as a purse organizer? Yes, please. ($29, Day Owl)

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Amazon tech organizer

A travel case that’ll fit your tablet too… 

It’s got a lot of space, with four separate sleeves with zippers, mesh pockets, and elastic bands. It comes in three different sizes, and the biggest one has a built-in tablet case. Choose from eight colors and patterns, all made from the same water-resistant fabric, and get going. ($11.49+, Amazon)

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Amazon tech organizer

A shockproof bag organizer to keep your tech safe… 

It’s small enough to toss in your purse, and sturdy enough to keep your cords and wires safe and sound. (Note that it can’t fit chargers thicker than 1.2 inches.) Plus, it comes in 10 colors made from the same smooth EVA material. BRB, adding to cart. ($9.99, Amazon)

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Madewell purse organizer

A recycled pouch that doubles as a purse organizer… 

Yep, it looks that good. With three silky colors and an outer loop for carrying, this pouch can be used not only for storing your gadgets, but also for your beauty products. It’s got a spacious interior and outer zippered pocket that can store your wires, gadgets, skincare, craft supplies, and anything else you might need to take on the go. Pro tip: utilize the outer loop as much as possible by attaching a carabiner to your bag or person. ($24.99+, Madewell)

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Amazon AirPod case

A floral AirPods case for any gen… 

The cases come in a handful of different floral patterns and all have lighting port access so you won’t have to take it off to charge ’em. Plus, they come with a gold ring clip so you can attach them to your bag, person, or even keys. No more frantically searching the bottom of your bag. ($14.99+, Amazon)

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Amazon travel case

A tech organizer that’s a breeze to travel with… 

With five cord holders, five mini pockets, a big mesh pocket, and dedicated spots for a mouse, hard drive, and SD card. This one has a two-way zipper that allows for quick access and will prevent those frustrating ‘oh no, all my cords are tangled’ moments. It’s got a padded, water-repellent nylon exterior so all your precious cargo will stay protected rain or shine. Bon voyage. ($18.99, Amazon

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