My favorite apps and software — the tools I use every day. (Some affiliate links included.)
Browsing & Email
I’m not sure how I survived before I started using Chrome as my primary browser — it’s the only way I can manage all my multiple online identities and keep track of my extensive bookmarks. (Check out my list of favorite Chrome Extensions here.)
A search engine that rewards you with gift cards for random, everyday normal web searches? A must have!
Though I use Gmail for my personal email, Thunderbird is my email client of choice to manage all the different email accounts I’m in charge of. (Find out more about Email Clients, POP & IMAP and why I switched to IMAP.)
Blogs & Social Media
Photography & Image Editing
Canon PowerShot G11
Free photo-editing software that’s free and amazing–and has more features than I’ve yet learned to use.
It thinks like I do when it comes to organizing digital photos, and has a lot of buttons for easy, on-the-go editing.
An online photo editing site with all sorts of fun effects and collage capabilities! Click here for the PicMonkey tutorials I’m pinning to Pinterest.
Files & Backups
My no-brainer backup solution.
Creating PDF files from documents is free and easy: just click Print and select the CutePDF Printer!
My digital notebook. The way I take notes and keep track of details. Click here for more of my favorite productivity tools and apps.
Bookkeeping, Time Tracking, & Invoicing
Quicken Small Business
Favorite Android Apps
Blogging & Web Development
A fast and easy to configure FTP client.
Notepad + +
Samsung Android Tablet
Verizon Brightside Phone
Anti-Virus (for Windows)
AVG Free Anti-Virus
Sometimes, free is better. This anti-virus program doesn’t take over your entire computer like others do!
Microsoft Security Essentials
Another great free anti-virus program, that does everything automatically.