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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RE: Comment by Morgan
by stelios on Fri 27th Oct 2017 12:41 UTC in reply to "Comment by Morgan"
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Wasn't it Scott McNealy that said "The internet is the computer."? Turns out he was right.

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RE[2]: Comment by Morgan
by phoudoin on Fri 27th Oct 2017 14:12 in reply to "RE: Comment by Morgan"
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Wasn't it Scott McNealy that said "The internet is the computer."? Turns out he was right.


Which means that when Internet is not there, you've no computer.
Except if you do have an actual computer yourself, not just a terminal to access remote computers over Internet.

The truth is both your computer and the ones on Internet are computers. But you've access control only over the former.

Edited 2017-10-27 14:26 UTC

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RE[3]: Comment by Morgan
by The123king on Mon 30th Oct 2017 12:43 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Morgan"
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Unless you work for the NSA.

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