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Smart Tech Today 9: Decorate Your Smart Home for the Holidays ?

On episode 9 of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about:

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Smart Tech Today 8: Goodnight, Sonos: Voice-Controlled Computing ?

On episode 8 of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about:

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Smart Tech Today #7: Make Your Smart Home Work for You ?

On episode 7 of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about the following:

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Smart Tech Today #5 – Hearables: AirPods Pro & Echo Buds ?

On this episode of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talk about:

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Shortcuts in 3 minutes: How to make GIFs ?

Last fall, I made a simple video for YouTube but never posted it here on my website – it’s a quick tutorial on making GIFs using Shortcuts, where I start from scratch and finish with a usable shortcut:

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What to know about the Siri Shortcuts beta ?

Yours truly, writing for iMore:

For this update, Apple reworked some the fundamentals of Siri Shortcuts, taking the Shortcuts app’s powerful actions and offering those capabilities to other apps on the App Store. Plus, they all work fully in Siri, marking another step forward in Apple’s voice strategy.

The Shortcuts app has been redesigned, making it easier to understand and get started with, there’s powerful new Automation capabilities that let you run your Siri Shortcuts based on a series of triggers, and the Gallery now has new automatic recommendations based on your personal usage.

With about 2,500 words and 24 screenshots, I covered everything that’s new in the betas so far. I’ll be revisiting each topic over time, but this is the best way to get all the news in one place.

Check out the full post.