The following is a list of the tools that I use on a daily basis.

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OS + Hardware

  • I am using a πŸ’» MacBook Pro, 14-inch, 2023, M2 Pro
  • As keyboard I mostly use a ⌨️ Royal Kludge RK68 with XDA Ice Mint Keycaps
  • My πŸ–±οΈ mouse is a Logitech MX Master 3S for Mac
  • I have an πŸ“± iPhone 14 Pro with an Apple Leather Case
  • As headphone I use a 🎧 Sony WH-1000XM3
  • My desk is a standing desk from Fully
  • I use an 🎡 Ikea SYMFONISK for music at my desk
  • I have a ⏰ Time Timer standing on my desk (since I try to use the Pomodoro Technique when working)
  • Reading happens on my πŸ“– Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition
  • I have πŸ’» iPad Air


  • Chrome, my main browser for development
  • Orion, my browser when navigating the web

Browser Extensions

  • Dark Reader adds a ⬛️ dark mode to every website
  • uBlock Origin to 🚫 block ads and trackers
  • Bypass Paywalls is a web browser extension to help πŸ’° bypass paywalls for selected sites





  • πŸ“‰ stats shows a system monitor in your menu bar
  • πŸ“† Itsycal shows my calendar inside the menu bar
  • 🍻 Bartender to improve the menu bar, which looks something like this (when collapsed):

My Bartender menu when collapsed

  • 🌫️ Blurred when I need to focus on a certain task
  • πŸ”Ž Raycast has replaced (and improved) the default Apple Spotlight search
  • πŸ“š calibre to manage the eBooks on my Kindle
  • πŸ“ Notion to manage and take notes
  • 🍫 uBar to replace the default dock on my MacBook
  • πŸ“‹ Clipy to manage my clipboard history
  • ✌️ duet when using my iPad as a second screen
  • ⌨️ KeyCastr enables me to share my keystrokes when creating screencasts, presenting, or collaborating with others
  • ⬜️ Rectangle to move and resize windows using keyboard shortcuts

Privacy and security

  • πŸ” 1Password is my password manager
  • I use πŸ•΅πŸ»β€β™€οΈ NordVPN when I need to change my location and the πŸ•΅πŸ» Google One VPN when I’m just browsing the web
  • πŸ”‘ LuLu as a small firewall
  • ✊🏻 KnockKnock uncovers persistently installed software in order to generically reveal such malware.
  • πŸ”‘ ReiKey can scan, detect, and monitor malware and other applications that may install persistent keyboard β€œevent taps” to intercept your keystrokes.


  • I take photos with my πŸ“· Fujifilm X-T30
  • I use πŸ’‘ Adobe Lightroom to edit my photos
  • I use a 🎀 Rode VideoMic GO II for recording sound
  • I use πŸ’‘ a Ulanzi VL49 video light
  • I have an πŸ“Ή Ulanzi U-Rig Pro for when I record videos with my iPhone
  • I have the πŸ›£οΈ Rollei Compact Traveler Star S2 as tripod


  • πŸ“· Photos are automatically saved at
    • πŸ’Ύ Apple iCloud 2TB
    • πŸ’Ώ Google One 2TB
    • πŸ’Ύ Sandisk Extreme Portable SDD 1TB
  • πŸ“Έ Videos are saved at
    • πŸ’Ύ Sandisk Extreme Portable SDD 2TB
  • I backup my πŸ’» computer, πŸ“Έ photos and πŸ“Ή videos once a week to a WD Elements Portable 4 TB
  • When πŸš€ traveling I backup to a SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Go, 128GB