I’m a huge fan of the HomePod – after bearing the investment cost, it’s improved my daily interactions with music and opened access to controlling my smart home gear, plus provides a new medium for everything I’ve built in the Shortcuts app.
But one of the nagging problems with HomePod is the way Siri, regardless of the current time of day, will respond loudly at whatever volume you’ve previously set.
Thankfully, iOS 13.2 for HomePod provides a solution.
For the first time, existing Audible credits can be applied to books from within the iOS app – no bouncing out to the website required.
Writing for iMore about the keyboard shortcuts available to the Shortcuts app on iPad (or iPhone, if you’re cool like that). Plus, I made a wishlist for full keyboard control in the future.
David Spark’s latest Field Guide has been my guide for learning Keyboard Maestro, the Mac automation multitool that’s crazy useful.
Looking at VUDU, iTunes, and Movies Anywhere for getting the best quality on all your devices
Do you find yourself taking tons of accidental screenshots on iPhone X or your Apple Watch? Of course there’s a shortcut for that!
StitchPics is my favorite tool for making screenshots of complete Shortcuts – check out the video of how it works.
I didn’t know about this feature for years – hopefully you can take advantage of it now [includes a GIF].
My first Tips & Tricks post covering how to mark a task as cancelled in Things for iOS and Mac