Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Oct 2017 16:42 UTC
Apple

In the summer of 2017, I wanted to know what it would be like to use an iPad Pro as my main computer. I found out that it can actually work, thanks to an iOS app called Blink, an SSH replacement called Mosh, iOS 11 and running stuff on a server.

You could argue the title is a tad bit misleading - there's a lot of thin client DNA in his setup - but it's an interesting look at how to achieve this, nonetheless.

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smashIt
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2005-07-06

My lightning to HDMI and VGA cables say otherwise.


No, it proves his point.
You need a special adaper to connect it to anything.


And for battery-life:
A useless device with extra long battery-life is still useless.

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