Happy New Year! A little over a week before the start of 2021, I spoke with David Sparks and Rosemary Orchard about my app MFC Deck on the 66th episode of their Automators podcast for Relay FM. We covered the genesis of MFC Deck from its beginnings as a tool for enhancing the use of … Continue reading Episode 66 of Automators on RelayFM
MFC Deck widgetizes your shortcuts in a dynamic control deck, in Siri voice responses, on your Apple Watch, and (coming soon) to iOS 14 Home screen widgets.
If you have been sharing your iPad screen using HDMI and have been seeing washed out output, this post may for you. Check out the screenshot below where I’m sharing my screen to Zoom using an Blackmagic Design ATEM Mini Pro. There’s low contrast, and you can’t even see the light gray background of the … Continue reading Fix iPad Washed Out HDMI Output with Reduced White Point Accessibility Setting.
Keyboard accessories for the iPad have been around since the original iPad in 2010. Let’s take a look at all of the (expensive) routes I have gone to improve the typing experience on my iPads. iPad Keyboard Dock (2010) First up is the iPad Keyboard Dock, which looks exactly like what you would expect if … Continue reading The Many Keyboards of Past, Present, and Future iPads
LaunchCuts is covered on Episode 45 of the Automators podcast by Rosemary Orchard and David Sparks. They go through all of their favorite features of LaunchCuts, including folders, smart folders, reduce shortcut height, and much more. There’s complete documentation on LaunchCuts available here.
LaunchCuts 1.1 has been released with the following new features: Faster Sync: A dramatically improved sync engine performs a full sync every time with progress. Existing LaunchCuts users must update to the latest version of the LaunchCuts Helper shortcut. Today Widget: Access your LaunchCuts Folders and shortcuts from the Shortcuts Today widget with the LaunchCuts Today shortcut. … Continue reading LaunchCuts 1.1: Faster Sync, Today Widget, Share Sheet Support, and Custom Actions
LaunchCuts is now available for purchase from the App Store! Early reaction to the app has been very positive, and it received a great review from Federico Viticci of MacStories. Viticci is well-known among the Apple community as the foremost authority on Shortcuts, so when he says: If you’re a Shortcuts power user, you need … Continue reading MacStories Review of LaunchCuts
I’m excited to announce that pre-orders are now available for LaunchCuts. Priced at $7.99, it will be released for download and purchase on January 8, 2020. Pre-Order LaunchCuts on the App Store here: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/launchcuts/id1489780246 People will benefit greatly from the sorting, filtering, and organizational capabilities that #LaunchCuts brings to Shortcuts. Spread the word and help … Continue reading LaunchCuts available for pre-order, launching 1/8/2020
A powerful, customizable, and elegant launcher for your shortcuts, LaunchCuts has been completely rewritten as a native iOS app using SwiftUI. It has begun final testing and will be available on the App Store in early January. Notable features include: Folders : Organize your shortcuts into folders. Smart Folders : Display shortcuts based on multiple … Continue reading Coming Soon: LaunchCuts for iOS – A powerful, customizable, and elegant launcher for your shortcuts
ActionCuts is a powerful tool for embedding shortcuts within shortcuts and extracting actions from existing shortcuts. ActionCuts can: Insert complete shortcuts or action blocks inside of other shortcuts. Extract action blocks from shortcuts. Save expanded shortcuts back to your iOS device. Save action blocks in the ActionCuts Action Blocks Library for convenient access to your … Continue reading ActionCuts – Easily embed shortcuts into other shortcuts, extract action blocks, view differences, and more!