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Garcia-Lasheras
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Re: Portable toolkit
Garcia-Lasheras   7/2/2013 6:35:43 AM
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Wow, Max!! You should be a tough man for carrying such amount of stuff around!! LOL

I always carry a leather handbag with all my stuff inside, but instead of carrying my own electronic devices, I carry a kit to fix -- or "parasitize" -- other people ones. Let me explain:

* 3-4 USB aimed with diferent bootable live OS images -- both 32 and 64 bits!!

* 1x 500GB USB external disk loaded with tons of useful software, including Virtul Box and virtual disk images ready to be played in any virtualization platform -- I've come to the conclusion that having my workspace in a virtual disk is very useful for making back-up copies and when you use to switch from one machine to another.

* An old S60 Nokia with integrated sliding keyboard -- yes it's an old device, but I've a lot of custom C apps running on it that I want to keep available!

* 1x MicroSD to USB conversor

* USB to PC cable

* 1x standard MicroUSB Charger

* ... and a load of tobacco, rolling paper, etc. -- time flows slowly when you are reinstalling an OS or compiling a huge application!!

 

 

Brian at Impulse
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utility belt
Brian at Impulse   7/1/2013 3:01:06 PM
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You have a laser? Or an exploding fake moustache?

Max The Magnificent
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Re: Your backpack is like Batman's utility belt!
Max The Magnificent   7/1/2013 2:38:45 PM
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@Brian: Re the title of this thread "Your backpack is like Batman's utility belt!"

Don't even get me started on my utility belt :-)

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Re: Your backpack is like Batman's utility belt!
Brian at Impulse   7/1/2013 2:35:03 PM
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Very nice (I ready your review). As my noise cancellation requirements are more coffee shop than 747 I get by with a cheaper pair of folding Sennheisers. They don't create total silence but are good enough for Peet's.

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Re: Something similar
Max The Magnificent   7/1/2013 2:04:28 PM
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@RichQ: What can I say, I'm old and set in my ways.

But we still love you anyway :-)

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Re: Your backpack is like Batman's utility belt!
Max The Magnificent   7/1/2013 2:03:17 PM
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@Brian: What sort of headphones do you have? Back in 2011 I picked up some Sony MDR-NC500D headphones and I LOVE them!!! (Click Here to read my blog on them)

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Re: Something similar
RichQ   7/1/2013 1:30:03 PM
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What can I say, I'm old and set in my ways. I still prefer programming in assembly, too.

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Your backpack is like Batman's utility belt!
Brian at Impulse   7/1/2013 12:02:41 PM
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Hey Max, 

You travel like a socially maxed out teen-ager. I'm an old f*rt by comparison. Just my laptop, notebook, chargers and a pair of noise cancelling headphones.

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Re: Heavy load
Max The Magnificent   7/1/2013 11:36:30 AM
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@kfield: I travel very light, and borrow what I need from people like you!!

And I cannot tell you how happy that makes me feel (LOL)

Did you check out that link that DrFPGA posted about The Woz and his backpack .... very interesting!!!

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Re: Less Stuff
Max The Magnificent   7/1/2013 11:34:27 AM
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@DrFPGA: Nice case from Design West!

They were giving iPad cases away at Design West? I missed that ... but it really doesn;t matter, because I can't see me ever not using my leather iPad case from Saddleback Leather ... this just "Stands Proud in the Crowd" :-)

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