Every Day Carry

Jumped Ship on the Apple Watch

So for a while, I’ve been toying with abandoning¬†the Apple Watch. I made the attempt a few months back at wearing it on my right arm as an activity tracker. The experiment was short-lived, it just wasn’t very comfortable. So I went back to wearing the Apple Watch as my daily watch. But still didn’t love it. I hadn’t used any apps on the watch in, well I can’t recall how long, it was basically doing two things: unlocking my Mac, and acting as an activity tracker. For the former, it was fine, for the latter, however, it sucked. I couldn’t track my sleep since I could never create a habit to charge the watch around mid-day. A while ago at a conference, a bunch of us were around the…

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I might finally not need a moleskine

So, I’m a huge fan of keeping a notebook around all times. I carry a field notes notebook and pen with me almost all the time and there’s usually a medium size moleskine in my bag. That might change. GoodNotes, an iPad Pro 9.7″ and the Apple Pencil, might turn out to be the perfect replacement for my trusty moleskine. I love writing, and love taking notes. It helps me remember things, and helps me sort my thoughts. The problem is, (for me at least) is going back to find notes. It’s doable and I do it, but it’s not easy, or fast. I color code my notes now, using an index system, and that helps, but only a little. On top of that, when I finally finish a notebook…

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Nomad Pod Pro Review

This might be the perfect travel companion for iOS device owners. The Nomad Pod Pro. Love it! tl;dr; just under 4″ diameter. just over 1″ tall under a half pound in weight 6,000 mAh battery built in (mfi) lightning connector Mine came the other day and I’m excited for my next trip, which sadly since it’s winter and camping/conference season has more or less wrapped up, but we’ve got a long road trip, might be a good test. Never the less, this thing is cool. You supply the watch charger, and for mine I just bought the shortest cable one Apple has, but there’s enough room to wrap a much longer cord if that’s what you’ve got. You pull the top off, held on by really strong magnets, wrap your…

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