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In episode 19 of Automators David and I dive into recent updates to Shortcuts. David has recently updated his Siri Shortcuts Field Guide, and if you listen to the podcast there's a discount code you can use to get a $10 discount - he's added a lot of videos which are great! In the...

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Apparently it's the season where everyone speculates on what might be coming at WWDC, while I'm personally hoping for new iMacs on the hardware front, there's a few things that I could see benefitting us on the software front, so just in case Craig's reading - I've been on my best behaviour this yea...

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On episode 18 of Automators David and I interviewed John Siracusa, web developer, Perl fan, and former reviewer of Mac OS X (as it was then) for Ars Technica. John was a wonderful guest on the show - we talked about what automation he does, and doesn't do - as well as the how and the why! Like many...

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Episode 17 of Automators comes to you live from PodCon!TripIt - Automated Trip ItineraryI personally use TripIt to create my itineraries - it actually automates everything for me. I could let it read my email inbox and auto create itineraries, but I prefer to choose which emails to forward to...

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In episode 16 of Automators we got to interview Myke Hurley, co-founder of Relay FM! Myke told us about how he uses automation - check out the episode to learn more! Episode 16: Myke Hurley

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Fantastical is my favourite calendar app on both macOS and iOS. I use the calendar groups on macOS multiple times a day to allow me to flip between different combinations of calendars with ease. Check out my quick tip on The Sweet Setup to find out how to do this yourself!

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Have you ever wanted to customise control center on your Apple Watch? Head over to the sweet setup to read my quick tip on how to do so! === Read it on The Sweet Setup

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Last week when I visited Seattle I was able to visit OmniGroup HQ, aside from being awesome people who make great apps they also have a brilliant podcast which I was invited to be a guest on! Listen in to hear me chat with Brent (and Mark), about how I get things done, what I think about the optional OmniFocus subscription model, and more!

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Episode 15 of Automators has arrived - and with it our secrets for automating time tracking.Time tracking is something some people are required to do, some people ought to do, and something everyone should try at least once just so you can see where all your time is going and how many of those "...

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Everything is changing to USB C - great! But also, eek. That means it's time for new chargers. Now, I'll grant you, I'm a nerd and I love shopping for new chargers! But trying to find one I want, that charges the devices I want, which can be shipped to me (Austria uses Amazon Germany, and as many re...

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