May 12 2005 Milan, Italy -- Orbino, maker of the world's finest luxury computer and PDA cases, announced today that it has launched its newest line of premium Powerbook cases -- "Linea" - the slim case. Heralded as the "Ferrari" of carrying cases, the new Orbino Linea is designed to transform the Apple Powerbook into a luxury leather accessory. It is being launched in 5 different luxury leather colors. The Orbino Universale is handmade by master craftsmen in Italy and features a variety of high-performance features including: - Patented design: sleek and sturdy design with attachable shoulder harness; - Work in case design: you never have to take your laptop out of the case. Just open the case and begin working. - Precious metal fixtures: give your laptop the look of fine Italian machinery. Spring loaded clips allow you to open and close the case with ease and to attach shoulder harness. - Tight, form-fitting contours: respects the elengant lines of the Powerbook family of laptops; - Stunning luxury calfskins handcrafted in Central Italy. The Orbino cases can be purchased Orbino's online store at: http://www.orbino.com/store Prices start at US$420 and product can be shipped throughout the world.