Apple could be developing Project Catalyst versions of Messages and Shortcuts for the Mac

We’ve heard quite a bit about Project Catalyst and what it means for developers who want to bring their iPad applications to the Mac with macOS Catalina. Apple is using Catalyst itself to improve existing Mac apps like News and Home, as well as bring new apps like Podcasts to the Mac. Now, evidence within […]

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 developer attention away from iPhone apps and toward stationary Internet-connected microphones running ambient "skills." Why […]

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 aren’t necessarily new, but new to me when it comes to my daily workflow. more… The post Writing […]

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 & Clock features, more appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

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 – Frontpage News