10 Things LI. Wilhelm Can Not Live Without

If you enjoy working remotely and traveling, it is important to keep a few reliable pieces around.

I organized a list of pros and cons for the items I have been using for my daily life. Hope you enjoy reading!

Disclaimer: This Blog is purely for the purpose of sharing, and it is not affiliated with any of the products mentioned.

1. Style

I use Hypercraft by 100% in absolutely any occasions: Sailing, Flying, Running…

Honeywell H910V Plus KN95 Mask

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Does not fog up my glasses

Cons

  • Can be uncomfortable to 10-hour flights

100% Hypercraft Sunglasses

Pros

  • I use it in absolutely any occasions: Sailing, Flying, Running…
  • UltraLight (23 grams)
  • Hydrophobic and oleophobic lens

Cons

  • 100% has quite limited sales channels, its US site does not even ship to Canada in 2020
  • Add-on lenses are always out of stock, but I managed to scoop some knock-off ones for extremely cheap prices on Aliexpress

G-Shock Gravity Master

Pros

  • Automatic timezone shifts
  • Solar powered
  • Indestructible

Cons

  • Can be chunky around the wrist

2. Personal care

I enjoy a protein cocktail mixed with coffee in the morning, Blender’s protein shaker works for anything hot or cold.

LA ROCHE-POSAY Hydraphase Intense Light Facial Moisturizer

Pros

  • Easy to pack
  • Lighten up the skin
  • Intense hydration for the whole day
  • Doesn’t get sticky

Blender Bottle Shaker

  • I lose probably a dozen of bottles a year
  • I like to enjoy a protein cocktail mixed with coffee in the morning, it works for anything hot or cold
  • Its seal is very secure. I don’t have to worry about leaks when I put it in my backpack

Joico Spiker Ice Hair Water-Resistant Styling Glue

  • Water-resistant
  • Last all-day
  • Glue, not a Gel

4. Productivity

Xiaomi’s 20000mAh can charge my iPhone X for up to 7 times.

iPad Pro 12.9’’ with Magic Keyboard

  • Amazing display
  • Great user experience
  • Magnetic Apple Pencil
  • Great file management system in the new iPadOS

Updates:

Significant speed bump: M1 version of iPad Pro now supports Thunderbolt 3 and Wifi 6, plus a mini-LED display

Xiaomi 20000mAh Powerbank

Pros

  • Fantastic for travels, can charge my iPhone X for up to 7 times
  • Compatible with iPad and Macbook (max 65W)
  • Fast charging Type-C and USB 3.0 ports

Cons

  • If weight is a problem, then it is a problem (but it still fits in a pocket)

I recently just switched to a Thunderbolt 3 SSD enclosure by Acasis with data transfer speeds up to 40 Gbps (2000 – 3000m/s) .

ASUS STRIX Arion SSD External Portable Enclosure

  • Aluminum Alloy
  • Portable
  • Compatible with m.2 NVMe SSDs. Data transfer speeds up-to 10 Gbps(~1000m/s) (USB 3.2 Gen 2)

Updates:

Acasis Thunderbolt 3 SSD Enclosure

I recently just switched to a Thunderbolt 3 SSD enclosure by Acasis with data transfer speeds up to 40 Gbps (2000–3000m/s) . I strongly recommend the combo if you own a Macbook for intensive editing works

5. Outdoor activities

GoPro Hero 4 Silver is Cheap and parts are everywhere.

Garmin Forerunner 920xt

Features

  • Compatible with sensors, and it has GPS tracking
  • Long battery life
  • Multi-sport, great for training
  • Intuitive UI

GoPro HERO4 Silver from 2015

  • Cheap, costs ~$100 per unit. Parts are everywhere.
  • Touchscreen
  • 4K and Superview
  • 12MP suffice for daytime footage

Design/ Manufacturing Consultant based in Vancouver, BC. English, Deutsch, and 中文. See willi.uk