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I got to be a guest on Clockwise again! While we didn't wash any clocks we did talk about Philip Hue, our hopes and dreams for the next Apple Event, and being inhaled by kind of super power absorbing monster..!

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Episode 5 of automators is all about project templates, and how they can help you to be more productive. David and I are both OmniFocus users, but project templates can be used with almost every task management system out there - even Reminders! The simplest type of project template is a project...

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I had never thought to use perspectives in OmniFocus in groups or for planning by going through multiple successive perspectives. This post gave me both that idea, as well as a fabulous macro for Keyboard Maestro using the palettes (which I do not use enough of!).

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I use Grav as my blog CMS, it's powerful and customisable, and it lets me upload blog posts via (S)FTP. The catch? My previous system for blogging involved using Transmit and Workflow - and sadly Transmit for iOS is no more. (You may be wondering why I'm only changing my system now, instead...

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One thing I frequently do in OmniFocus is to add an action group, that is a task with a series of sub tasks. Action groups are flexible because they can be turned into projects if necessary, or be a series of tasks within a project.The Workflow works by asking you for the main task, then it asks...

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Day One is great for memories - but you don't always need all your photos in it with a high resolution - this Workflow will let you save a nice grid of thumbnails to your day.

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This week I was on the Relay FM member's only podcast: Fusion. Stephen, Mikah and I talked about what we might get at the September Apple event, and keyboards - because it's always about the keyboards!

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Episode 4 of automators is all about Shortcuts and Siri Shortcuts. We discussed what's possible now, what we're excited about (and not so excited).I did mention my automation I now use when boarding a plane - this is available over on Sharecuts.app which we didn't get into this episode, but it...

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If you use Carrot weather like I do then make sure you get the benefit of these notifications!

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I am once again lucky enough to be in the early preview for OmniFocus 3 - this time on the Mac! What's important to keep in mind here is that this is a beta, and an early one at that - things can and likely will change between me writing this post and OmniFocus 3 for Mac being released - they may have already changed by the time you read this post!

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