apps, extensions, and tools – oh my!

Hello and welcome to another edition of apps + chrome extensions + nifty sites with Vicky!  I honestly need to sit down and come up with a better name for these things, it’s getting to be kind of a mouthful. I know I normally do these separately but I haven’t been doing anything drastically different lately to warrant two posts.

tl;dr of this post – icon pack + calendar widget // photo editing // new tab page that swears at you // i miss jobmine // infographics

If any of the above even vaguely interest you keep on reading!

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pretty handy sites

The Internet has some pretty cool tools to help you do an assortment of tasks (sometimes weirdly specific). Here is a collection of sites that I* use at least semi-regularly, hopefully you’ll find something useful that you can use in the future!

*Save for one that’s courtesy of Jill

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essential chrome extensions: 2016 update

Happy first day of September! A year after my first Chrome extensions post, I realize that I should probably update it with the additional tools that I’ve added. The theme of this post is a handful of productivity related tools, with a sprinkle of slightly less productive tools.

Fall term is about to begin soon at Waterloo, so a few of these might be useful for those of you in school or taking any major exams!

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essential apps for your mac

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Beyond the apps that you should have installed already for general computer usage (Chrome, Drive, Dropbox, VLC, Spotify) I have other favourite apps on my Mac that I use quite a bit. They either make my life easier, or make it easier to procrastinate and be lazy. Either way, I love technology.

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essential extensions for chrome | productivity edition

This list of extensions are mostly productive, I swear. I can’t help you if you use Firefox or Safari because I’m unfortunately a Google supporter through and through. Watch this post resurface in a couple of decades when Google turns out to have ignored their entire mantra of don’t be evil and have recreated SkyNet.

But in the meantime Chrome is the way to go guys, and there are thousands of extensions that you can download to make your life easier. In this post I go over half a dozen extensions that I use typically when I’m in studies.

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