Kyle Nichols

November 13, 2023

My Defaults

Inspired by the latest Hemispheric Views pod-radio-show, episode 097 Duel of the Defaults!

Since all the cool kids are doing it, I'm jumping on the bandwagon in my first Hey World blog post!

Here we go,

📮 Mail Server

📨 Mail Client
HEY Email

📝 Notes
Apple Notes

✅ To-Do
Apple Reminders

📷 iPhone Photo Shooting
iPhone Camera App

🟦 Photos Management
Photos App

📆 Calendar
Apple Calendar iOS/Mac

📅 Calendar Backend
Google Calendar

📁 Cloud File Storage
iCloud Drive

Reeder on iPad & iPhone. Netnewswire on Mac. Backend is BazQux

🙍🏻‍♂️ Contacts Management
Apple Contacts

🔎 Browser
Safari, and Chrome (Work)

💬 Chat
iMessage, WhatsApp

🔖 Bookmarks

📑 Read-it-Later

🛒 Shopping List
Shared Reminder List with the wife

🍴 Meal Planning ( as Recipe Management)

💰 Budgeting and finance

📰 News
RSS & Apple News

🎵 Music
Apple Music & Spotify (yes, I have both)

🎤 Podcast
Currently a battle between PocketCasts and Apple Podcasts. (Don't ask)

🔐 Password Management
iCloud KeyChain with support from 1Password as I move over to KeyChain full time.