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Blog : Default Apps 2023

By Angie Herrera // December 15, 2023

I saw this on Chris Coyier’s blog, who got it from someone else, who got the idea from someone else. I find these things are kinda fun, so here’s mine.

📨 Mail Client & Server: Fastmail

📝 Notes: Bear

✅ To-Do: Things 3

📷 Photo Shooting: iPhone 15

🎨 Photo Editing: Photos, Darkroom, Photoshop

📆 Calendar: Apple Calendar

📁 Cloud File Storage: Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive (it just depends on what it is)

📖 RSS: Reader

🙍🏻‍♂️ Contacts: Fastmail, Apple Contacts

🌐 Browser: Safari, Firefox

💬 Chat: Slack, Messages, Discord, WhatsApp (rarely)

🔖 Bookmarks: Safari

📑 Read It Later: Reader

📜 Word Processing: Apple Pages (business docs), Ulysses (writing)

📈 Spreadsheets: Apple Numbers, Google Sheets

📊 Presentations: Figma, Keynote

🛒 Shopping Lists: —

🍴 Meal Planning: —

💰 Budgeting and Personal Finance: YNAB

📰 News: RSS, Mastodon, Apple News, AP News

🎵 Music: Apple Music

🎤 Podcasts: Pocket Casts

🔐 Password Management: 1Password

🧑‍💻 Code Editor: VSCode

✈️ VPN: Express VPN (sometimes Mozilla VPN)