Trendy Techie’s Device Closet

Welcome to my device closet! I post a lot about my actual closet, but as a tech collector a good deal of my room is taken up by devices so I thought I’d give you a tour of my favourite tech!

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Laptops:

  • ThinkPad – my current go-to machine. It’s my favourite because it’s a touch screen running the beautiful Windows 8, and its screen swivels and folds to become a tablet! I’m in love with it.
  • HP laptop – also running Windows 8. I like it, but it’s outdated. But my experience with HP has always been positive, so it lives on.
  • MacBook Pro – my artistic, moody second screen. I used to be obsessed with this machine, but now I find its 15-inch, heavy frame impractical to cart around with me. When it comes to photo and video editing, I’m in love with the MacBook’s options. I usually use this at home to retouch my pics and update my sites, while my ThinkPad takes on the more code-intensive work.

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Tablets:

  • Surface Pro 2 – My goodness do I ever love this machine. More of a laptop than a tablet, this device is my favourite one to bring to events and conferences. It’s fast, intuitive, and syncs to my ThinkPad so I can do everything I have on there, on a smaller screen.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – this one is definitely a tablet, but it still competes with the entertainment and portability of the Surface. I love how light it is and how the stylus sits inside the body. This was my first tablet and it’s a great travel companion!
  • iPad 2 – Do I need to explain it? A giant iPhone, I don’t use this very much because it’s very entertainment-oriented, and all the games I need are on my phone.

Phones:

  • iPhone 4S – I’ve had iPhones for years now, and don’t have many complaints. The home button is quite worn down now and only works 50% of the time, so I occasionally want to throw it at something hard and spiky, but the apps on this phone and the text history I have on it are worth keeping it around.
  • Nokia Lumia 800 – It’s old and outdated (still running Windows Phone 7 OS), but man does it have killer business functionality. I love the WP interface, and I can’t live without the calendar integration this provides! On any given day you can find me with both the Lumia and the iPhone in my purse.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note – It’s very big, but I love the customizability of the Android interface. That and the fact that it syncs to the tablet!

Trendy Techie Sage on the phone surrounded by technology devices.

Other:

  • iPod Touch – I rarely use this nowadays since my iPhone has all my music on it too, but it’s definitely a good portable music device, especially when working out.
  • Sony NEX-5R Camera – my baby! She comes to every event with me and is my go-to for all lighting conditions. It’s the best of all worlds with its touch screen and wifi capability, and it has this gorgeous feature that autocorrects skin tones in portraits! Perfection.

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OUTFIT:

dress – Betsey Johnson (one of my all-time favourite dresses! I’ve had it for years)

red shoes – Valentino

tan shoes – Gucci

purse – Jeanne Lottie

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