I am considering to get a Developer PC for myself. I did some traveling from time to time. Mainly, they are traveling my home in Brisbane to my home in Hong Kong. That is no troubles to get the keyboard and monitor, even I can get a think client. Thus, I am thinking to get a INTEL NUC which is not big and not heavy at all. That is similar form factor of mac mini, which is easy to carry around. Moreover, that is much cheaper than a laptop.
I got a supplier can do that for me too, It can get Core i7 and 16 GB with 240GB SSD in a reasonable price.
But that is not a normal way, the most of people will get a laptop. Am I too crazy?
Recently, I built an iOS app and I have packed it as ipa. Then I used the Application Loader to upload it to itunecconnect. Then I got an error you are not authorised to use this service. This is a very silly, that is because I have reset my password recently, I need to do click the area I clicked in the picture. And then I will have a dialog box popup then I entered the new login details and then it works!
After the WWDC last week, watchOS has announced, there is a watchKit for developers. We can build apps on running appleWatch. Moreover, there is AndroidWear in the market for some time, On 2007, Apple released iPhone. It opens a market for independent developers to build apps running on phones. That was a game changer! The most of people have access to software applications in anywhere. Now, that is the second level, this is a wearable smart device. The users can have easier access to software applications. That will be another big changes
Early of this year, I went to Hong Kong. During this trip, I bought a new toy, xiaomi miBrand. This is a fitiness tracker. It can track my steps and sleep m pattern. I love it. That is very light, a bit little lighter than my old watch. Moreover, its battery can last for a month. In addition, it supports all Bluetooth phones, you do not require to use xiaomi phones. All you need to download their fitness app, miFitness. Lastly, it only costed around HKD$150.
Well, there still are some drawbacks. Firstly, it cannot track heart bit. Besides, you has to use their fitness app. This is using a chinese map provider, it cannot track my running track in Australia. However, it only cost HKD$150, I still think that is a good entry point to try this kind of fitness armbrand.
I bought stream 13 in Hong Kong for only HKD$2100. Well, that is not good enough to be a develop box. However, that is very lightweight(around 1.5kg), long battery life and inexpensive. That is very suitable to carry around. Although that is not very powerful, it is still good enough to remote desktop to my pc at our office for work and a server in a data center. I used it to do a few times for restarting servers. It already saved me a number of times to drive back to home. The fuel and time has already paid the cost to buy this laptop!