Bryan Dijkhuizen

5 Items That I Always Carry With Me

I’m the kind of person that will always carry his laptop with him. Yes, really.

It doesn’t matter where I go (obviously not to the supermarket), I want to be prepared for if I need to do some work out of the blue.

Getting prepared well before leaving the house helps to stay organized. If I don’t carry the stuff I possibly need, I might freak out on my way.

Here are 4 things I always carry when I’m going outside.

1. MacBook Air M1 (2020)

The holy grail of tech if you’re asking me.

I mentioned it before above, but the one thing I always carry with me is my MacBook Air M1 (late 2020 edition).

It’s a light device that is easy to use on the go. So when I’m writing or coding on the train it doesn’t take an entire suitcase to drag it with me.

One the of major advantages over other laptops I’ve had is that the battery is incredible. When I’m not doing energy-intense things, it lasts at least a day.

2. Apple Ipad Pro (2020)

You could have guessed it. I also have an Apple Ipad Pro.

It’s the late 2020 edition and it’s ideal if you want to watch something on the go, in bed, or just when you need a second screen.

That especially works out handy with Apple’s screen mirroring.

Additionally, I use the Apple Pencil gen 2, to take notes when I’m in college and learning, and to top it off I use the Apple Smart Keyboard Folio.

The apps I have installed for productivity management aren’t that special: I use the Apple Callender and Notion, and for taking notes I use Notability.

3. A Bottle of Water

The one thing that saves life: a fresh bottle of water. Make sure to be hydrated throughout the day, or when you suddenly choke on something, water can come convenient.

I make sure to drink at least 1.5L water per day, that’s about enough to keep you going.

Drinking enough water also prevents getting unnecessary headaches and other complaints.

4. Apple iPhone 13 Pro

For years, I used Huwaei devices. In 2015 I started with a Huawei P8 Lite and then progressed towards the Huawei P40 Pro in 2019 but since Huwaei and Google can’t do business anymore I decided to switch to Apple last year.

Last year I had an iPhone 11 Pro Max and this year I got myself an iPhone 13 Pro.

It’s the one device that connects me with the world and I never go anywhere without it.

Besides that, it takes crazy good pictures as well.

5. Apple Watch S7

This article is starting to look like an Apple collection.

I wear an Apple Watch Series 7 all day to track my steps, watch my bank account, and track my workouts.

Also paying with Apple Pay is very easy.

What do you carry?

These things keep me alive every day. I never go anywhere without them.

What devices and items do you take with you when you’re going out of the house?

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