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Ramblings, usually somewhat geeky

OmniFocus 3 for iOS is here, and there's more than a few changes! If you want to see a video of my setup you can do so over on Learn OmniFocus, there's also an article on how I've been using OF3 over on Inside OmniFocus. Finally you might want to check on my OmniFocus Sneak Peak - though that was back in March and more than a few things have changed since then!

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Here I wrote about some of my OmniFocus workflow, with some Workflow workflows as well as Launch Center Pro automation.

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A workflow I frequently run to help me remember tasks is my Trigger List workflow. For those of you not familiar with them, trigger lists are essentially prompts you use to help you remember things you may have forgotten. This workflow is very simple, it has a list of items at the top, goes thro...

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Jeff interviewed me about the launching of Automation Orchard and my love of automation.

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This is a video where I demonstrate my workflow in OmniFocus 3 for iOS, as well as some Workflow workflows which I use to automate my system.

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When should you use a list or a menu. What about a dictionary? If you're not a programmer and have had little experience with writing for computers in general then this can be a little overwhelming. ListsA list is exactly what it sounds like. You have a list of items, and you can choose from t...

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The Siri Watch face has been an unexpected gem for me - it is limited but still very useful. One thing many people miss is that you can customise the data sources for the watch face - so if you don't want to see reminders to breathe, or the stocks then you don't need to.The Siri watch face only...

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A while ago Katie Floyd put out a call on Twitter looking for a replacement app which can overlay contact information onto your wallpaper for iOS. I thought "I bet you can do this with Workflow", and I was right! Here's how it works.Steps: Text: This contains your name. Text: This conta...

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I've been working on a project for a while - a place to find all of the automation content for Mac, iOS, Web and even your home, and it's finally ready!Automation Orchard is where I've collected every article, podcast and even video I've found regarding any automation topic related to Apple,...

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Sidefari is a small utility which has had a place on my iPad since shortly after it's release. It's a very simple browser which uses the Safari engine, and it's purpose is to allow you to view two different web pages at once. This feature has been built into iOS since Sidefari was released, but it...

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