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Use Brave browser instead of Chrome.
Use LastPass browser extension/app to generate and store passwords.
When you need a VPN: https://tailscale.com/
Generally, Amex Platinum card rewards are amazing (lounge access etc), and it pays for your Global Entry fee.
Clear is often worth it on busy travel days.
- Look up bus schedules at https://retro.umoiq.com/
- Burner credit cards from https://privacy.com/
- Split expenses with roommates/group trips: https://www.splitwise.com/
Cloud synced file backup:⌗
- Mendeley - Store research papers you’re reviewing in the cloud
- Evernote for cloud synced notes
- Super cool weather map https://www.ventusky.com/
- Dynamic DNS service: https://freedns.afraid.org/
- Free powerful online calculator https://www.wolframalpha.com/
- Zoom or https://whereby.com/
- Everything - Search everything on your computer fast by filename
- Agent Ransack - Windows Grep tool
- Bitdefender Antivirus - Best AV
- CPUID - Useful after building a PC
- LatencyMon - modern DPC latency checker
- Git for Windows - Installs the Git Bash console environment which is nice
- Visual Studio Code + Github Copilot extension
- VLC Video Player
- HxD Hex Editor
- Mendeley Desktop
- Rapid Environment Editor
- Tech Power-Up GPU-Z
- Spotify - Remember to go into the options and set best quality audio streaming
- Winmerge Wireshark
- SnagIt - Screenshots/videos