Tools

A list of my favorite tools and applications:

iPhone Apps

  • Simplenote - Super quick note capture tool. Everything goes in here. Replaced clunky Evernote for me.
  • Overcast - Podcast app of choice.
  • Pocket - So many times at work someone emails or messages me an article / video. I always use the bookmark or forward them to Pocket so I can read them at my convenience and without distractions (it removes ads).​
  • Google photos - Syncs all your photos to the cloud, no more running out of space on my 16gb iPhone.
  • Slickdeals - Keep an eye out on all those awesome deals.
  • Day One - Best dairy app out there.
  • Slice - Automated package tracker.

Development tools

  • Atom - Clean and extensible Text editor built by the folks at Github.
  • Oh-My-Zsh - Your terminal will never be the same again.
  • Emacs - An extensible, customizable, free/libre text editor — and more.

Mac Utilities:

  • Alfred - Most critical app on the computer, like spotlight on steroids.
  • Moom - A must have window management tool for any developer.
  • nvAlt - A Notational Velocity alternative, primary notes capture tool, syncs via simple note.
  • Wunderlist - My Todo list app of choice.
  • Rescue time - Understand your daily habits so you can focus and be more productive.
  • Focusbar - Simply bring your tasks to a focus, syncs with idonethis.com.
  • Keyboard maestro - Increase productivity by using macros(or short cuts) with simple keystrokes.
  • Bartender - Take control of your mac menubar.
  • Flux - Warms up your computer display at night, to match your indoor lighting.
  • Calibre - Clean way to convert your pdfs into books for your Kindle.
  • LiceCap - Best way to create an animated gif.

Chrome Extensions

  • Pushbullet - Share links between any of your devices. Never email yourself a link again.
  • Buffer - Easy way to add new things to share to all my social media.
  • BuiltWith - See what tools, hosts and more every site is using.
  • SimilarWeb- See the popularity of a website, where it gets its traffic from and more.
  • Panda - Clean and customizable chrome launch page.