What I Use

Here is a somewhat infrequently updated list of products and services I use.


  • MacBook Pro (Late 2014) with macOS Sierra and Windows 7 running in a VM
  • Browser: Safari default on macOS, Chrome as a backup; Internet Explorer default on Windows, Chrome as a backup
  • Email: Outlook 2016 on Mac (Mailbox and other services on Office 365)
  • Other: Office 2016, Skype For Business, Tweetdeck web (web.tweetdeck.com), Skype (Consumer), Slack, iMessage
  • Newsblur is my RSS reader of choice


  • “Workstation” PC: Lenovo IdeaCenter A720 27″ All In One (fully loaded, including a TV tuner card and HDMI in), with Windows 10 Pro
  • Browser: Edge is default, Chrome as backup
  • Email: Outlook.com with a personal domain accessed mostly via web.=
  • Office 365 Home gives me and my family access to desktop Office applications and OneDrive storage of 1TB each which I use heavily
  • Dell XPS 13 (late 2014) running Windows 10 Pro.
  • Browser: Edge is default, Chrome is backup
  • MacBook Pro 13″ without TouchBar running macOS Sierra
  • My phone: iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Pro 9.7″
  • Apple TV 3rd gen
  • HP Proliant MicroServer with Windows 10 Pro, serves as my media server and backup server
  • Crashplan premium service backs up my “home server” on a daily basis
  • Netgear R7000 wireless router

Updated on 01/06/2016


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