Default Apps

Shortly after this trend started, I discovered Robb Knight’s collection of posts at https://defaults.rknight.me/. I imported the blogroll into Inoreader and used that as the springboard that led to me opening a Micro.blog account. It’s only fitting that I add my collection to the list.

  • ๐Ÿ“จ Mail Client: Personal - Gmail since 2005 / Work Outlook via Office365
  • ๐Ÿ“ฎ Mail Server: Gmail
  • ๐Ÿ“ Notes: Obsidian and Evernote, to which I feel locked in
  • โœ… To-do: Things3
  • ๐Ÿ“ท iPhone Photo Shooting: ProCamera
  • ๐ŸŸฆ Photo Management: Photos.app
  • ๐Ÿ“† Calendar: Fantastical legacy features, not paid
  • ๐Ÿ“ Cloud File Storage: Google Drive, iCloud, Dropbox
  • ๐Ÿ“– RSS: Inoreader, sometimes Reeder5
  • ๐Ÿ™Ž๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ Contacts: Cardhop
  • ๐ŸŒ Browser: Microsoft Edge
  • ๐Ÿ’ฌ Chat: Messages.app
  • ๐Ÿ”– Bookmarks:Raindrop.io
  • ๐Ÿ“‘ Read It Later: Omnivore and Pocket
  • ๐Ÿ“œ Word Processing: Microsoft Word and Drafts
  • ๐Ÿ“ˆ Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel, only at work
  • ๐Ÿ“Š Presentations: nope
  • ๐Ÿ›’ Shopping Lists: Anylist, a great app!
  • ๐Ÿ’ฐ Budgeting and Personal Finance: Monarch on Mac and iOS
  • ๐Ÿ“ฐ News: New York Times, Google News, Inoreader
  • ๐ŸŽต Music: Apple Music
  • ๐ŸŽค Podcasts: Overcast
  • ๐Ÿ” Password Management: Lastpass), shared with wife
  • ๐Ÿ˜ Mastodon:Ivory, social.lol
  • ๐Ÿš€ Launcher: Raycast, paid mostly to use the Daily Log
  • ๐ŸŽž๏ธ Media Tracking: Trakt via Watcht
  • ๐Ÿ’ป Screenshot Tool: Cleanshot X
  • โœ๐Ÿป Blogging: Micro.blog, OMG.LOL
  • ๐Ÿ”— Website: Amerpie
  • โš™๏ธ Automation: Keyboard Maestro, Hazel, Popclip, Better Touch Tool

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