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SKB iSeries notebook case
For some reason I thought that a notebook was better protected by a soft case than a hard one. I assumed that the softness of the case added to the protection offered.
Then I got my hands on an SKB case and discovered that I'd been wrong that whole time.
I have an iSeries 1813, which is not only strong, but waterproof, and resists everything thrown at it, from solvents to harsh UV. And not only is it big enough for my notebook, but it also holds my charger, external storage, cables and more.
Wacom Intuos Pro tablet
Why try to make precise movements with a mouse shaped like a bar of soap when you can use a pen?
The Wacom Intuos Pro tablet — I use the medium-sized version — has revolutionized my photoediting, and for precision tasks I can't imagine going back to a mouse or trackpad. I even take the Intuos Pro with me on the road.
The tablet also features a raft of buttons that I can designate to take over commonly used tasks in Photoshop, and the surface is also touch-capable, which adds a new dimension to using the tablet.
It's so handy being able to beam content — work and play — from my iPhone or iPad onto a TV, that I invested in one for each TV at home and in the office. This way, rather than all crowd around a small screen, we can look at the content on a big screen.