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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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This week I was lucky enough to be a guest on the podcast The Weekly Review with James Dempsey and Jean MacDonald. We talked about how I got into Getting Things Done, some productivity tips and tricks, and a little about Build Your OmniFocus Workflow.

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Shelly Brisbin has been hard at work and updated iOS Access for All. It's a book about accessibility on iOS - walking you through using all of the Apple features designed to assist people. Additionally there are reviews of hundreds of accessible iOS apps. Even if you don't have a disability yours...

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Ryan and I have been tweaking Build Your OmniFocus Workflow, mostly recently we have added a mobi download which means that you can easily read the book on your Kindle! Just send it to your Kindle email address, or connect your Kindle to your computer and copy the .mobi file over.Also, as Ryan sa...

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Our TV is pretty old - and if we didn't already have an Apple TV this might be something that would push us to upgrade! Oh, and I can't wait to listen to Upstream on Upgrade this week.

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Episode 14 of Automators is all about journalling - when David suggested the topic for this episode I jumped on it. I subscribed to Day One last year and have been trying to improve my usage of it, this episode forced me to go figure out some automations to make it easier - thankfully since recordi...

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When the iPhones were announced last year I had decided before the event that I wasn't upgrading, and for a while after the event I held out - until I found out I could get a real dual sim iPhone XS Max from Hong Kong, which means no restrictions or modifications to iOS, and real dual sim capabiliti...

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In episode 13 of Automators we got to interview David Barnard from Contrast - the company behind Launch Center Pro which was just updated this week.I've been a big fan of Launch Center Pro for years, it was around long before Shortcuts and has a massive collection of URL schemes in it for star...

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Here's how to set up and make the most of your Today screen on iOS!

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