This page has been around for years, originally called “Colophon”. A colophon is defined as “an inscription at the end of a book or manuscript usually with facts about its production”. Now it has trendy, with a listing at uses.tech!
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Hardware & Gear
- 💻 2018 15" MacBook Pro
My third MBP. Before this, I had mid-2012 (Sherl0ck). My first was a mid-2009 17-inch (Gustav). I miss that big screen but definitely not how heavy it was!
- 🍏 2012 Mac Mini
The last Mini with user-upgradeable RAM. 😭 Has dual SSD & HDD thanks to the dual hard drive kit from iFixit. It currently has 10 GB of RAM because I haven't gotten around to buying a second 8 GB stick. 😅
Poor thing is on 24/7 since it acts as a server. Eventually I'd like to have a desktop Mac or at least a desktop setup for my MBP and a linux server machine of some sort.
- 📱 iPad Air (3rd gen)
Mostly used for gaming and reading. 🤷 The Apple Pencil is great with GoodNotes & Procreate.
- 🤖 Pixel 3a XL
My second Pixel after the OG Pixel.
- 🍵 Gitea
I use this to host git repositories off of my Mini.
- 🚗 Laravel Valet
For my MBP it's nice to have a web server that just works.
- 🌩 PhpStorm
This should be a given, since I'm primarily a PHP developer. Laravel Idea is a great plugin!
- 🏗 Tower
What can I say? I'm a visual person, so I prefer a GUI for git.
- 📚 Calibre
I set up Calibre on my Mini to host my growing eBook collection.
- 📺 Plex
Hosts a modest collection of movies and TV series from my Mini.
- 📓 Notion
Amazing for organizing. I have the Personal Pro plan as I was a paid subscriber before they made a bunch of features free. Excited for the upcoming API.
- ✅ Todoist
Helping me get things done since 2014.
- 🔒 Authy
I like that it works on multiple devices.
- 🎩 Alfred
Much more useful than Spotlight by itself.
- ☀️ Amphetamine
Keeps my Macs awake when I want, with custom triggers and tons more features, for free.
- 🍸 Bartender
Tends the icons in your menubar. At time of writing, I have 13 icons hidden by Bartender.
- 🖱 BetterTouchTool
Many features but what I really use are the multi-touch gestures, custom touch bar buttons/widgets and window snapping.
- 💾 Carbon Copy Cloner
Takes full, bootable backups of my Macs.