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April 14, 2019
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Editorial: How AirPods and Shortcuts shifted Apple’s Siri story and blunted Amazon’s Alexa Echo threat

Two years ago there was no shortage of media coverage imagining that Apple’s entire hardware business was about to be eclipsed by a new voice-first world where Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant and perhaps even Microsoft Cortana would shift consumer and … Continue reading

December 18, 2018
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Writing with iPad Pro: Integrating Shortcuts and drag & drop into my workflow, USB-C hub flaws

Despite some hesitations from myself as well as others, I’ve not returned to the Mac and the iPad Pro continues to be my go-to computer. Now that it’s been a few weeks since my last piece, I’ve added a few things that … Continue reading

October 30, 2018
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Apple releases Shortcuts 2.1 with new Weather & Clock features, more

Alongside software updates to iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, and HomePod today, Apple has released Shortcuts 2.1. The update includes improvements to iCloud sharing, new measurement conversions, Weather integration, and more. more… The post Apple releases Shortcuts 2.1 with new Weather … Continue reading

July 7, 2018
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Hands-on: Shortcuts brings powerful automation tools, with support for Siri to iOS

One of the more exciting things that users are looking forward to in iOS 12 is the new Shortcuts app. While it’s an invite-only beta via TestFlight, we’ve managed to get our hands on it, and this is what we … Continue reading

June 8, 2018
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Startup seeks $200,000 from Apple over ‘stolen’ Shortcuts app icon

Apple’s iOS 12 operating system, unveiled earlier this week, is already the target of a $ 200,000 legal overture alleging the design of the tech giant’s new Shortcuts app icon was cribbed from the logo of tech startup Shift. AppleInsider … Continue reading

March 9, 2018
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How to streamline your workflow by creating custom keyboard shortcuts in macOS High Sierra

The vast majority of productivity apps offer keyboard shortcuts for often-performed activities, but sometimes you have to come up with them yourself. AppleInsider explains how to create your own shortcut combinations in macOS to further refine your workflow. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

June 13, 2015
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iOS 9 hardware keyboard shortcuts bring Apple’s iPad world closer to the Mac

New hardware keyboard capabilities for the iPad in iOS 9 make it easier than ever to switch apps and access shortcuts, pushing Apple’s tablet to become more like a traditional computer than ever before. AppleInsider – Frontpage News