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Uses

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husband, father, tech enthusiast

This is a collection of products and services that work best for me. These are my defaults. This changes a lot as I try different things. Let me know if you have a recommendation for me.

Inspired by Derek Sivers and Robb Knight.

My apps and services
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  • Mail Service: Fastmail
  • Mail Client: Thunderbird, Fastmail
  • Notes: Obsidian, Google Keep (shared notes)
  • To-Do: Obsidian, Samsung Reminders
  • Calendar: Fastmail, Thunderbird, Samsung Calendar
  • Contacts: Fastmail, Samsung Contacts
  • RSS Reader: Inoreader
  • Launcher: OneUI launcher
  • Cloud storage: Koofr, Google Drive
  • Photo library: Google Photos
  • Web Browser: Vivaldi desktop, Cromite mobile
  • Chat: Google Messages, Discord, Signal, Google Chat
  • Bookmarks: Hoarder
  • Reading: Kindle Paperwhite
  • Shopping Lists: Obsidian, Google Keep
  • Personal Finance: Monzo
  • Fitness Tracking: Samsung Health (synced with Fitbit via Health Sync)
  • Music: YouTube Music
  • Podcasts: AntennaPod
  • Password Management: Bitwarden (self-hosted)
  • Social Media: Mastodon, Pixelfed
  • Weather: Samsung Weather
  • Search: Kagi, Perplexity
  • Code Editor: VSCode

Hardware and devices
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  • Custom gaming desktop I built with my daughter
    • AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
    • 32GB RAM
    • 1TB + 2×500GB SSD
    • AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
    • 34” MSI Ultrawide display
    • Epomaker x Leobog Hi75 Nimbus v3 linear switches White/green MDA keycaps
    • Logitech MX Master 3S
    • Razer Leviathan V2 X Pro speaker
    • HP Omen Mindframe headset
    • Fedora Bazzite KDE
    • 17” Lenovo Ideapad
      • AMD Ryzen 7
      • 16GB RAM
      • 500GB SSD
    • 13” Acer Swift 3
      • AMD Ryzen 7
      • 8GB RAM
      • 500GB SSD
  • Google Pixel 8 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro
  • Soundcore Space One headphones
  • Pixel Tablet
  • Sony a6000
    • Sigma 16mm f1.4
    • Sigma 30mm f1.4
    • Sigma 56mm f1.4
    • Sony 55-210mm f4.5
  • Yashica GSN 35mm film camera
  • Audio Technica AT-LP60X
  • Edifier bookshelf speakers
  • Logitech G Cloud