This my idealised mobile lab, it weighs about 10kg and can all fit into a 15 laptop backpack, I can run 10-15 VM images, plus two R-pi’s all linked via the switch (one port spare for the wifi pineapple or for plugging into a network). If I’m not being a tech-nista and bugging a barista in a coffeeshop and in a clients office, I would expect a desk, with monitor, keyboard and mouse and a wired connection. Then I could go about my work without using client kit, the ultimate BYOD.
I like the Kitanica trousers as it means I can carry the Monster, Tablet and Filofax on me, without having to dig into my bag. I could have chosen longer batty life and lighter utrabooks, but they don’t have the grunt for what I need to do.
I could swap out the Eurocom monster for a Lenovo ThinkPad X240 with extended battery pack, downside is its heavier, 250mm wider and 200 gms heavier with half the ram of the Eurocom and twice the price, upside is is that I would get a full days work on the battery pack, finally I wouldn’t be able to slip it into the back-pocket of the Kitanica pants or the cargo pockets.
Intel NUC i5 16gb Ram 240gb SSD, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Virtualbox for VM’s
USB 2.0 Fast Ethernet Adapter – USB A Lindy
Satechi Premium 4 Port Aluminum USB Hub Amazon
WiFi Pineapple Hackshop
EE Huawei E5776 Mobile WiFi 4G EE
Eurocom Monster i7 3840 Quad Core 16gb ram 4 core 8 threads (11.5″)
TP-Link TL-SG1005D 5-Port Gigabit Unmanaged Desktop Switch Amazon
Startech 300mm cat 6 Ethernet Misco
Masterplug SRGDU42PB USB Charging Surge Protected 2m Extension Lead Power Block with 4 Sockets Amazon
Powertraveller Powergorilla Multi-Voltage Portable Charger Amazon
Powertraveller Solargorilla 5V and 20V Solar Portable Charger Amazon
Grid-It! 7 inch Tablet Wrap Organiser Amazon
Filofax Metropol Personal Organiser A5 Amazon
Bluelounge Aluminium Milo Stand with Suction Pad Amazon
Satechi 7 Port USB 3.0 Premium Aluminum Hub Amazon
A5 Flex Black Deluxe Leather Cover by Filofax Amazon
LG G Pad 8.3-inch Tablet Amazon
AAXA P4X Pico Projector Amazon
All Season Pants Kitanica
Yhese are all the pockets courtesy of Millspec Monkey
Here’s the reason, if the back pocket can take an Old Schhol Ipad it can take the Eurocom Monster
Birkenstock Arizona Zarlando
Joy Division Unknown Pleasures Amazon
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Ogami Limestone tearproof Waterproof notebook Amazon
Fisher Space Pen Heinnie
The whole kit above would give me the complete ability to run full electronic surveillance and counter-measures, intruder detection, huff-duff, EC-masint and intruder interdiction. Sitting in a Coffeeshop (with possibly decent WiFi) anywhere in London with a laptop, a backpack and being a casually dressed middle aged man. If I really wanted to go undetected I’d have to have a Macbook, but I don’t like them.