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Episode 10 of Automators is all about Zapier. David and I both recently dove into Zapier plans and thought it would be a great topic for an episode - after all, we use it to automate Automators!As such, this episode goes behind the scenes and gives you some great examples of how you can get star...

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Episode 9 of Automators is all about Scriptable, a great app released for iOS 12 which allows you to control your device with JavaScript. We were fortunate enough to have the developer of Scriptable, Simon B. Støvring come on the podcast to tell us about the app and some of the things it can do. ...

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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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