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RT-MWK08 1

http://www.dx.com/p/__-239705

A 92-key wireless keyboard+mouse combination.

With a lithium-ion battery and charging cable, broad compatibility and tiny-but-functional size, this is an inexpensive and handy device.

  • mouse: HID\VID_046D&PID_C01B\6&a742701&1&0000
  • keyboard: HID\VID_413C&PID_2003\6&34a825d5&0&0000
  • Although the box is labelled RT-MWK08, there is no indication of this being a "Rii"
  • Not well tested, but strongly triggers MF sensitivity in my left hand.
  • There are alternate versions of this keyboard: colours, Russian character set, and a 2x AA battery-operated one.
  • I did not require a driver installation for Windows 10.



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Bic VelocityGel black image

(company page, on Wikipedia)
http://www.bicworld.com/en/products/details/59/velocity-gel

These are high-quality pens which use ceramic-tipped water-based refills.

When my Kyocera pen ran out of ink, I explored some other pens. Unfortunately, I fell in love with the Bic VelocityGel. It's not a fancy pen, so it lacks the sort of ritualization of a very high quality pen and a pen with a cap. But its ink and the writing experience are spectacular.



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Moleskine logo

(on Wikipedia)
www.moleskine.com

These are high-quality notebooks with archival quality paper.

Much of my writing is pen and paper, and it turns out that good paper also matters a lot. I'm perfectly comfortable with cheap paper in a three-ring binder, but I want something much better for travel and for long-term storage. A bookshelf of these little notebooks also look a hell of a lot better than binders.



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Thermaltake BlacX Duet Thermaltake-ST0014U.jpg

http://www.thermaltake.com/products-model.aspx?id=C_00001574

This is an eSATA dual hdd docking station.

Purchased so my Raspberry Pi and then CubieTruck could have good storage.

Has both a USB and an EIDE connector. I bought it for the latter.

Using two hard drives simultaneously requires a USB port which has "port duplication", a feature which, sadly, my motherboard didn't have.