My default apps — 2024 version

ldstephens
1 min readNov 29, 2023

Alright, buckle up because I’m diving into the trend sweeping Hemispheric Views and bloggers everywhere. Just like over 200 other bloggers, I’m laying out my default apps.

Mac

  • macOS: 14.x
  • Mail Server: Fastmail
  • Mail App: Mail
  • Calendar: Fantastical
  • Notes: Notes
  • To-Do: Things 3
  • Cloud File Storage: iCloud
  • Browser: Safari
  • Text: Drafts / iA Writer
  • App Launcher: Alfred
  • RSS Service: iCloud
  • RSS App: NetNewsWire
  • Bookmarks: Goodlinks
  • Read It Later: Goodlinks
  • Password Manager: Bitwarden
  • VPN: TunnelBear
  • Utilities: Hazel, Keyboard Maestro, PopClip, Yoink, DropZone, App Cleaner, Moom, Witch, Hidden Bar, ScreenFloat

iPad Pro and Mini

  • iPadOS: 17.x
  • Mail Server: Fastmail
  • Mail App: Mail
  • Calendar: Fantastical
  • Notes: Notes / Goodnotes
  • To-Do: Things 3
  • Browser: Safari
  • Text: Drafts / iA Writer
  • RSS Service: iCloud
  • RSS App: NetNewsWire
  • Bookmarks: Goodlinks
  • Read It Later: Goodlinks
  • Journal: Day One
  • Password Manager: Bitwarden
  • VPN: TunnelBear

iPhone

  • iOS: 17.x
  • Mail Server: Fastmail
  • Mail App: Mail
  • Messages: Messages
  • Calendar: Fantastical
  • Notes: Notes
  • To-Do: Things 3
  • Browser: Safari
  • Text: Drafts
  • RSS Service: iCloud
  • RSS App: NetNewsWire
  • Bookmarks: Goodlinks
  • Read It Later: Goodlinks
  • Journal: Day One
  • Password Manager: Bitwarden
  • VPN: TunnelBear
  • Weather: Carrot Weather
  • Health and Fitness: Fitness, FoodNoms

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ldstephens

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