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Q: What do developers love more than developing?
A: Expensive accessories!!!
This week we’re talking about our Christmas in July lists. Dream keyboards, mouses, office furniture and tablets…oh my!
Lots of links below. Click and drool.
- Joe’s favorite is The CODE Keyboard
- Mike’s favorite is any old plain keyboard – previous was the Logitech MK520 and more recently the Logitech Wave MK550
- Allen is partial to the ergonomic keyboards. Previously had the Adesso Tru-Form (great idea, poor quality), wants the Kinesis Advantage USB, but settled for the Microsoft Comfort 5000
- A little more adventurous and want to roll your own?! Check out geekhack.org for the ultimate guide in building your own keyboards!
“My meaty man-hands can’t tell when the keys are down!”
- Joe is in love with (literally) the Mad Catz R.A.T.5 Gaming Mouse
- Mike’s pointing device of choice is the Magic Mouse
- Allen’s go to device is the Magic Trackpad
- Most devs spend more time in their office chairs than their beds, get a dang char!
- Aeron Chair by Herman Miller
- Any suggestions for Aeron alternatives?
- How many monitors are sufficient?
- 4k’s are nice…but PRICEY!
- Occulus Rift
- The new MacPro can drive 3 4k displays…we don’t have any 🙁
- Amazing monitor stands
- You keep these things forever
- The desk is your domain!
- To drawer or not to drawer?
- TBC Consoles – Holy Cow
- Mmmmm custom desks!
- Earbuds don’t convey “Leave me alone” status
- Sony NWZW273 4 GB Waterproof Walkman Sports MP3 Player (Black)
Laptops / Tablets
- MacBook Pro
- Microsoft – Surface Pro 2
- Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro
- Apple iPad Mini
- mobilemouse.com – Control Home Theatre PC from phone/table