I rely on several great products and services on which I run my life. I carefully spend time to review and try each of these services. If you are looking for a tool in a specific area my list might help.
Last updated: 2020-12-12
Business E-Mail: G Suite by Google Cloud (5,20€/month)
Private & Encrypted E-Mail: Tutanota (12€/year)
Messaging: Telegram (free)
VPN: NordVPN (~90€/3-years)
Encrypted Cloud Storage: MEGA (2TB = 99,99€/year)
Calling: satellite (only for German users; 100 min worldwide free, then 4,99€ unlimited worldwide calls)
CRM: Pipedrive (€29.00/month)
To-Do List: Todorant ($5.00/month)
Pomodoro Timer: The Focus Machine (Android / $1.99)
Habit Tracker: Habitica (free)
Music for Work & Focus: Generative.fm (free) and focusmusic.fm (free)
Mobile Bank: N26 (free)
Online Bank & Broker: Consorsbank (free) and Comdirect (free)
Online Bank: DKB (free)
Business Retail Bank: Commerzbank (24,90€/month)
Fintech: Revolut (free), Bitwala (free bank account, 1% exchange fees for Bitcoin and Ethereum – click here to receive 15.00€ when signing up) and vivid money (free, click here to receive 20.00€ when signing up).
Crypto Exchange: Bitpanda (exchange fees) and Bitwala (real bank account and only 1% exchange fees for Bitcoin and Ethereum – click here to receive 15.00€ when signing up)
Alarm clock/sleep tracker: Withings ScanWatch
Meditation: Insight Timer (free)
Gym: FitX (20€/month)
Also: Wim Hof Method App
Standing Desk: IKEA Skarsta (229,00€)
Treadmill: Kinetic Sports Flat Walk 5000 (234,99€)
Office Suite: G Suite by Google Cloud (5,20€/month)
News & Media
News: I canceled my Economist and L’Express subscription recently.
Audiobooks: Audible (4,99€-9,99€/month)
Podcasts: Pocket Casts (free)
Language Learning: Fluent Forever ($7,99/month)
getAbstract Note: I don’t use book summary services anymore as I don’t find short summaries of book valuable if you look for one, choose getAbstract over Blinkist.
to be continued…