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Traveling With A Laptop: Need a Second Display

The Backstory

I recently went on a business trip to install a new Cisco HyperFlex environment at one of our facilities.  I haven’t had to travel as much as I used to, so I’m a little off my game now.  I used to be completely prepared with all of the equipment a good systems engineer needs on the road.  I didn’t do terribly on this trip, but I was missing a couple of things.

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Microsoft Surface Go Review

A Little Background

For some time now, I’ve been on the search for the perfect on the go device. This device needs to be small but functional. I need to be able to type on it when necessary. Using a stylus or pen to take notes or annotate documents is a plus. I’ve used the iPad Pro for about a year to see if it would fill those needs. While the iPad Pro wants very badly to be a productivity device, it just doesn’t cut the mustard for me.

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