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Automators 39: Automating iBeacons
On this week's episode of Automators, David and I dove into the wonderful world of iBeacons! We explored our uses for these handy location triggers including taking them on the road with us. As well as this, we looked at which iBeacons really work for us, and what apps give you the most benefit.
Announcing Take Control of Shortcuts
How to Pick Up Playback From Your HomePod or See What’s Playing
Nested Folders 12: Actions vs. Reference
Is it a reference item or is it an action? In this week's episode of Nested Folders Scotty and I discuss what we do with our reference material, and what we put into our task managers!
Managing My Reference Material with DEVONthink, OmniFocus and Shortcuts
Reference material is a big challenge, and I find if I don’t set myself up for success from the beginning, then I am most definitely doomed to fail. I found DEVONthink some years ago and really like it for managing my reference material.
Finding Lyrics and Using Lyrics To Find Songs with Apple Music on iOS
Drafts Action: Fix Empty Markdown Links
As is often the case, as I use Drafts I find things that I need to do and write a script to fix it for me! In this case, I have a habit of planning to add links later in my text, but find it a pain to go through the whole article to find them and the find function is too darn manual for me. There were already a few actions in the Actions Directory, but they didn't quite work the way I wanted them to. If you haven't guessed where this is going yet: I wrote my own!
Automators 38: Simon Leeb and Pushcut
On this week's episode of Automators we got to tallk to Simon Leeb, creator of Pushcut. As well as diving into the origins of Pushcut, we also explored Simon's home automation setup before wandering into the wonderful world of iBeacons!
Nested Folders 11: Someday/Maybe/Never
My Someday/Maybe list combination got pretty nerdy in this episode, but Scotty and I had a great discussion on the purpose of these lists too!
Keeping Track of My Someday & Maybe Tasks with Git
Someday and maybe tasks and projects are one of those things where I can never seem to find the perfect system. I’ve tried putting these things in OmniFocus and tagging them, using Trello (which I still use, but for different purposes) and I know there has been more than one paper planner over the years!