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Episode 8 of automators is all about filing documents automatically. We we said in the episode, one of the keys to success is good naming and structure - and I made a screencast which shows you how you can use Keyboard Maestro to rename files in a specific format that we need for our project slides...

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I was fortunate enough to be on the latest episode of Parallel where we went all in on dark mode.

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Episode 7 of Automators is our very first feedback show. This episode doesn't have any specific automations to share - but it does contain a lot of ideas!David and I are both thrilled that the podcast is being well received, and the forum has definitely become a great place to talk about auto...

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OmniFocus 2 had a calendar you could subscribe to, which gave you a calendar view of your tasks. Unfortunately just because of internet connections and syncing times which was always a little flakey (completed tasks would hang around for a while) and didn't have all of the options I wanted. Unfortun...

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Today marks the release day of macOS Mojave, OmniFocus 3 for Mac, and my very first article for MacStories! OmniFocus 3 really has improved my workflow for task management, and hopefully you will see how it has done so.

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Yesterday I was a guest on Download where we talked Apple software releases, new hardware arriving, and tried to understand Elon Musk. Also: American grocery stores are weird.

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This year I was fortunate enough to get onto the Overcast TestFlight this year and wow, Marco is using those watchOS features that everyone got excited about at WWDC! Standalone Watch PlaybackI never thought I would use my watch to play music or podcasts without my iPhone, but I've recently d...

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I've been asked several times since yesterday how to open a workflow.is link in Shortcuts. Currently clicking on one takes you to the gallery of Shortcuts and nothing else happens. If you copy the URL and use a very simple Shortcut then you can click the "Get Workflow" link and everything works as e...

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Some time ago on Twitter I stumbled across Simon, he was retweeted by the developer of Working Copy, an app I love and use heavily - and the retweet was a video of a script being run on an iPhone and returning some pretty cool results - so I asked "what is this and how can I get a copy?". Not too...

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It's iOS 12 release day and the time has come to do something many people feared as long ago as March 2017 - it's time to say goodbye to Workflow. I'm extremely happy to have had Workflow - and what's more I'm happy to say goodbye to it because today Shortcuts launches and we have nearly everything...

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