Uses

Below is a summary of the hardware, software, and services I use on a daily basis.

Last Updated: 2021-09-10

Hardware

Primary Devices

  • Computer: Lenovo Thinkcentre M75q-1 Mini PC
    • CPU: Ryzen 5 3400GE (4 cores, 8 threads)
    • GPU: AMD Vega 11 Graphics
    • Memory: 16 GB DDR4 RAM @ 2666 MHz
    • Storage (OS):
      • 256 GB Western Digital PC SN730 NVMe SSD (Windows 10)
      • 1 TB TeamGroup EX2 SATA SSD (elementary OS 6 Odin)
  • Keyboard:
    • Durgod K320 TKL Mechanical Keyboard rebuilt with:
      • Lubed + Filmed + Spring Swapped, Retooled Cherry MX Red Switches
        • Lube: Superlube (NLGI 2) Grease + Oil with PTFE for Stem, SuperLube Oil with PTFE for Springs
        • Film: Deskeys 0.3 mm
        • Springs: CannonKeys x Tecsee Two-Stage 63.5g Slow Springs
      • Durock Plate Mount Stabilizers “Piano” colored with gold wire
        • Lube: Superlube (NLGI 2) Grease + Oil with PTFE for Stem, Permatex Dielectric Grease for Wire
      • Mistel Doubleshot PBT Keycaps
  • Mouse:
    • Logitech M575 Ergo Mouse
  • Monitor: Lenovo Thinkvision P24q-20 23.8” QHD 75 Hz
  • Audio:
    • Speakers: Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
    • Headphones: Takstar Pro 82
    • IEMs: Shure SE215
    • Interface: Scarlett Focusrite Solo 3rd Gen
    • Microphone: Shure SM57
    • Wireless Earbuds: AirPods 1st Gen

Secondary Devices

  • Phone: iPhone SE 2020 64 GB
  • Tablet: iPad 7th Generation 32 GB

Software and Services

  • Browser: Mozilla Firefox
  • Notes: Joplin Notes
  • Spreadsheets: Google Sheets (Looking for an alternative for mobile)
  • Chat:
    • Signal
    • iMessage
    • Discord
    • XMPP (Dino/Gajim on desktop, Snikket IM on iOS)
  • Filesync:
    • Nextcloud
    • Dropbox
    • OneDrive
    • Google Drive
  • Backup:
    • Duplicati
    • Deja Dup
  • Music (Platform):
    • Elementary OS Music (Desktop)
    • Apple Music (iOS, local library)
  • Recording:
    • Ardour DAW
    • Audacity (planning to switch to Tenacity)
  • Gaming: Steam
  • Services (Links are referral codes that give me credits!):
    • Fastmail (Email, Contacts, Calendar)
    • Gandi (Domain)
    • Netlify (Web Hosting)
    • Cloudamo (Nextcloud)
    • Backblaze (Remote Backup)