App Defaults

I’m often late to these things. I stumbled upon App Defaults via Manu, which then prompted me to rethink some of my workflows and use cases.

Here’s where I’ve landed at the beginning of 20241, with a few personal additions.

CategoryApp/s
📨 Mail Client Mail, Fastmail (web)
📮 Mail ServerFastmail
📝 NotesiA Writer
✅ To-DoiA Writer + Things +  Reminders (Shared)
📷 iPhone Photo Shooting Camera
🟦 Photo Management Photos
📆 CalendarFantastical
📁 Cloud File StorageiCloud, Dropbox
📖 RSSReader by Readwise
🙍🏻‍♂️ Contacts Contacts
🌐 BrowserArc (Mac), Safari (iOS)
🔍 SearchKagi
💬 ChatiMessage, WhatsApp
🔖 BookmarksArc (Mac), Safari (iOS)
📑 Read It LaterReader by Readwise
📜 Word ProcessingiA Writer
📈 Spreadsheets Numbers
📊 PresentationsiA Presenter
🛒 Shopping Lists Reminders
🍴 Meal Planning Reminders
💰 Budgeting & Personal FinanceNumbers, Banking App
📰 NewsThe Guardian
🎵 Music Music
🎤 PodcastsOvercast
🔐 Password Management1Password

Additions

CategoryApp/s
📕 JournalDay One
🌤️ Weather(Not Boring) Weather
🏃🏾‍♂️ Habit Tracking(Not Boring) Habits
🧘🏾 MindfulnessBalance
⌨️ LauncherRaycast
🐘 MastodonIce Cubes
  1. I have a penchant for frequently changing notes and task apps, which mostly leads to self-loathing ↩︎

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