November 5th, 2023


Hemispheric Views is one of my must listen shows and Episode 97 - Duel of the Defaults! was so much fun. The competition to score how “default” their apps were was gripping to the end.

So here are mine. 

  • Mail Client: Apple Mail
  • Mail Server: iCloud
  • Notes: Apple Notes
  • To-Do: Things 3
  • Photo Shooting: Apple Camera App
  • Photo Management: Apple Photos
  • Calendar: iCloud
  • Cloud file storage: iCloud
  • RSS: Unread via iCloud
  • Contacts: iCloud
  • Browser: Safari
  • Chat: Apple Messages
  • Bookmarks: Safari
  • Read It Later: Unread via iCloud
  • Word Processing: Word for work but also Page
  • Spreadsheets: Excel for work and Numbers for personal
  • Presentations: Keynote
  • Shopping Lists: Reminders
  • Meal Planning: what is this?
  • Budgeting & Personal Finance: Numbers
  • News: Apple News
  • Music: Apple Music
  • Podcasts: Pocketcasts
  • Password Management: iCloud
  • Photo Editing: Apple Photos

I think I scored pretty high in the end.