This page will be continually updated over time with my latest recommended apps.
iPhone Apps I Use
Tweetbot – the best Twitter app available, bar none.
Dropbox – I don’t use it as much as I could, but it’s an indispensable business tool.
VSCOCam – premium filters and a great photo-sharing community.
Evernote – one of the best research tools at my disposal.
Simplenote – a clean notes app available on every platform imaginable.
Drafts – most of my text begins here and ends up somewhere else.
Duolingo – trying (and currently failing) to learn French with no fault to this wonderful app.
Fantastical – the best calendar app available for iPhone.
Narwhal – I’m a lightweight Reddit browser and Narwhal is the perfect tool to see what’s going on.
Plex – my entire media library is indexed by Plex and streamed to my numerous devices.
Overcast – ‘Smart Speed’ will change how you listen to Podcasts.
Pinner – Pinner has now replaced Pushpin as my go-to Pinboard app.
Authy – two-factor authentication is a must and Authy is the easiest way to set it up.
Pocket – everything I have no time to read goes into Pocket (to be eventually read).
Flipboard – newest update made it one of the best news curation apps once again.
IFTTT – a must-have web tool. Sometimes I sometimes forget how much IFTTT automates for me.
1Password – unless you have an eidetic memory, you need 1Password to remember all your complex passwords.
Screens – when I need to remote access my 27 inch iMac on my iPhone 6 Plus, I look to Screens.
Momento – great way to embarrass yourself by searching through years of old status updates on social media.
Mindnode – sometimes you just gotta mind map – and when you do – use Mindnode.
Procreate Pocket – if you love to draw on your iPad, this is the best option for your iPhone.
Next – I’ve always hated tracking finances, but this app makes it (sort of) fun.
Workflow – one of the most powerful iOS apps available.
Burner – selling something online and don’t want to give away your phone number? Try Burner.
Tydlig – everyone needs a solid calculator app, and this is one of the best.
Mint – the app your bank should’ve created.
Nuzzel – for those times when you can’t check Twitter.
Transmit – a must-have app for anyone who manages an FTP server.
Due – I’m terribly forgetful, but thanks to Due I’m getting better.
Scanbot – I’m committed to keeping digital records of all my paperwork and Scanbot is the perfect app for doing so.
OneShot – an easy way to tweet pictures of text.
Quicklytics – a comprehensive and clean Google Analytics client.
Blink – affiliate links made easy.
Mac Apps I Use
Tweetbot – the best Twitter app available for Mac.
Dropbox – iCloud Drive is getting better, but it’s hard to beat Dropbox.
Evernote – perfect tool for researching ideas or projects.
Simplenote – all of my quick notes go here.
Plex – allows my entire media library to be streamed to any device.
Pocket – I almost never read an article without saving it to Pocket first.
Reeder – no other RSS feed reader for Mac comes close.
1Password – I probably couldn’t login to most websites without the help of 1Password.
Transmit – when I need to FTP, I open up Transmit.
Steam – every once in a while we all need to game.
Backblaze – the best online storage solution.
iStat Menus – easily track your Mac’s performance.
Alfred – Spotlight has been getting better, but it still isn’t as good as Alfred.
VLC – the most flexible video player available for Mac.
Droplr – streamlined file sharing.
Annotate – quick way to send and annotate screenshots.
Acorn – a powerful image editor at a budget cost ..
Alternote – the Evernote app Evernote should have made.
Bartender 2 – indispensable tool for those with a ton of menu bar apps.
BetterTouchTool – takes your trackpad to the next level.
Messenger – an open source app for Facebook Messenger.
Momentum – need to keep track of your commitments or habits? Look no further.
Pixelmator – one of the original image editors for Mac.
Popclip – a handy utility for adding pop-menu functionality from iOS to your Mac.
Quadro – REVIEW COMING SOON.
Screens – the go-to app for remote accessing another Mac/Windows computer.
Yoink – a great enhancement to drag and drop on Mac.
iPad Apps I Use
Workflow – a great tool for extending the iPad.
Overcast – simply the best podcast app available.
Narwhal – there’s no better Reddit app for iPad.
Reeder – my go-to RSS reader app.
Pixelmator – a powerful image editor designed specifically for iPad.
Slack – for staying in touch with the office.
1Password – one of my favorite apps feels right at home on the iPad.
Simplenote – for quick note-taking that syncs across iOS and Mac.
Fantastical – the best calendar app available on iPhone and Mac is great on the iPad.
Tweetbot – it’s still the best 3rd-party app available for Twitter.
Screens – it feels like the iPad was built for remote access, and Screens is the best app for doing so.
Transmit – powerful FTP and file management on iPad.
Plex – viewing my media library with picture-in-picture while I work is a thing of beauty.
Procreate – a must-have app for artists using the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil .. REVIEW COMING SOON.
Paper – not as fully-featured as other drawing apps, but still fun to use.
CARROT Weather – a fun and informative way to view the weather forecast.
iComics – a powerful and customizable comic book reader.