InCase Reform Tensaerlite Backpack Review

This backpack protects your stuff without breaking your back.

InCase Reform Tensaerlite Backpack Review

Price and Where to Buy InCase Reform Tensaerlite Backpack: Available on Amazon and Incase’s website.


  • MacBook protective cage is made from a trade-marked impact-absorbing Tensaerlite material and lined with faux-fir
  • Adjustable, padded shoulder straps are ergonomically designed for comfort and support
  • Has an OrthoLite carry handle in case you don’t want to wear it as a backpack
  • Back foam panel has air-flow channels to keep you cool
  • Easy access to smaller items via an exterior side zipper pocket


Designed specifically for the MacBook Pro Retina 15″ and the iPad, this bag might not be the best choice for you if you have other laptops

How InCase Reform Tensaerlite Backpack Rates:

  • Usefulness: 8/10 If you’re a MacBook user, this backpack will keep your precious laptop much safer than a standard padded compartment
  • Value: 7/10. In the mid-range for a technology-enabled backpack
  • Portability: 10/10. The backpack’s 18″ x10.75″ x 6.5″ dimension will fit a decent amount of stuff
  • Cool Factor: 10/10. We love the heather gray fabric of the Reform, as well as it’s sleek look

Final Verdict: Give your MacBook the best protection available by keeping it safe in the Reform backpack.

(Photo: Incase)

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By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

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