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Thibaud De Clerck’s iOS and Watch setup

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Who are you and what do you do?

I’m Thibaud De Clerck, and I live in Belgium. I’m in charge of communications within the family company. During my free-time, I write my own blog: thibaudd.be. I also write tech news for rewopit.net.

My setup (especially my iPhone) is so important because it is the central point of my organization. Every day, I have meetings, I manage communication, and I have tasks to accomplish — my iPhone ensures I don’t forget anything.

What iPhone do you have?

Thibaud De Clerck's iPhone

I currently have an iPhone 6S Plus, Space Gray, 64GB.

What apps do you use the most, and why?

I’m a big fan of stock apps! Whith stock apps, I can add appointments or reminders with Siri on my Apple Watch. That’s why I mostly use Apple apps.

  • Reminders: Dumbeldore has a Pensieve, and I have Reminders! I can’t remember anything without this.
  • Day One is the first app I open in the morning and the last app of the evening. I write a daily review every day so I never forget.
  • Mail: to check all my email.
  • Calendar: to never miss an appointment.
  • Overcast: I listen a lot of podcasts, and this is the best app for that.
  • Darkroom: The best app for editing photos on iOS.
  • Reeder: to check my RSS and Instapaper.
  • Stocard: I’m living in Belgium and the Wallet app doesn’t work well in my country. One day maybe.

Which app could you not live without?

No hesitation: Reminders!

Which iPad do you have?

Thibaud De Clerck's iPad

I have an old iPad Mini (first generation). It’s not a speedster, but I use it for reading and that works fine.

How are you using your iPad on a daily basis?

Essentially for reading (book, novels, comics, etc.)

What apps do you use the most, and why?

Which app could you not live without?

iBooks because I have a big library on my iPad and I love reading.

What Apple Watch do you have?

Thibaud De Clerck's Watch

I have a silver 42mm Series 1 Apple Watch with a white silicon band.

How you use your Watch on a daily basis?

I use de the Modular watchface with these complications:

  • Date
  • Calendar
  • Reminders
  • Activity
  • Weather

Sometimes, during holiday, I use the Utility watchface without complications.

On the dock, I use:

  • Timer
  • Exercises
  • Now Playing
  • Stocard

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