Here is a list of tools and services I love and use:
Last updated on August 2022.
- MacBook Pro (2021) and iPhone 11.
- QNAP TS-435XeU home server for hosting Home Assistant, Time Machine backups and local file sharing.
- AirPort Extreme and Mikrotik networking gear (see the related blog posts).
- Reeder on iOS and macOS with iCloud sync for following news and blogs.
- Amazon Kindle 2019 for reading after the iPad Air 2 screen cracked again.
- Goodreads for finding and reviewing books. See my bookshelf.
- Apple Books for buying and reading books on mobile.
- Subscriptions to Wired, Passive House Plus and Dwell.
- Visual Studio Code text editor.
- Tower Git client.
- GitHub personal plan with 100+ public and 30+ private repositories.
- DigitalOcean and Linode for hosting projects.
- Sketch and Figma for design and prototyping.
Software and Services
- Backblaze backup (affiliate link).
- iCloud Storage for photos, videos and iCloud Drive.
- Google Workspace for email, docs, calendars, etc.
- Spotify family plan.
- NordVPN for generic VPN needs.
- WireGuard and strongSwan for secure networking.
- 1Password for password management.
- Home Assistant and Apple Home for home automation.