Tools

Mr. 🕶 Millennial uses and recommends the following tools and services.

Physical Technology

  • iPad Pro 10.5
  • Apple Smart Keyboard
  • Apple Pencil
  • Apple Watch Series 3
  • iPhone 7
  • MacBook Pro 15″
  • HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset
  • QNAP NAS

Travel

  • Detour – Audio walking tours at your own pace (using your phone’s GPS)
  • Amazon Prime – Gives access to ebooks, 2 day shipping, TV and Movies
  • AirBnB – Rent someone’s apartment; cheaper and more personal than a hotel
  • Lyft – Taxi you can call from your phone (avoid Uber—terrible business practices)

Knowledge/Learning/News

  • Blinkist
  • TED
  • Medium
  • Reddit
  • NextDraft – Superbly curated and written weekday email newsletter on the day’s top news
  • PDF Expert – best iPad PDF reader with annotation features
  • Reeder + Inoreader – M🕶M’s current RSS reading app and service respectively; Inoreader provides unmatched feed filtering tools

Organization

  •  Ulysses (Previously: Evernote) – digital notebook
  • ScanBot – app for digitizing your paper
  • iCloud (Previously: Dropbox) – cloud file storage
  • Backblaze – Unlimited cloud backup
  • Fantastical – fantastic calendar
  • Cardhop – contacts manager by the makers of Fantastical

Finances

  • Wealthfront – Automated investment services for a fraction of the cost of traditional investment companies
  • Robinhood – Stock trading for FREE