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#41: Automated Health Tracking

January 17th, 2020 · 57 minutes

In this episode, Rosemary and David tackle health tracking and how we can automate it to get all of the pluses with as few negatives as possible. From "smartifying" health devices, to building habits and accountability, it's all covered.

#40: Automating with Tim Stringer

January 3rd, 2020 · 69 minutes

Tim Stringer from LearnOmniFocus.com joins the Automators to talk about his Mac, iOS, and web-based automation.

#39: Automating iBeacons

December 20th, 2019 · 74 minutes

In this episode, David and Rosemary try all sorts of iBeacons and look at why, where, when, and how you use these little devices.

#38: Simon Leeb and Pushcut

December 6th, 2019 · 70 minutes

App developer Simon Leeb joins us to talk about his automation journey that turned into building an automation app, Pushcut. We also stray into the world of iBeacon and automation.

#37: Mac Maintenance & Management Magic

November 22nd, 2019 · 77 minutes

In this episide, David and Rosemary set their sights on Mac maintenance and how to automate it, from clearing your trash to managing duplicates and even handling those pesky .ics files, nothing is safe from their automation!

#36: Sal Soghoian's Control Panel

November 8th, 2019 · 80 minutes

Sal Soghoian returns to the Automators to share his ingenious Mac control panel built with an iPad, a Luna display connector, and some clever automation. Sal also updates us on the Omni Javascript automation project.

#35: Automating Business with Don McAllister

October 25th, 2019 · 73 minutes

In this episode David and Rosemary are joined by Don McAllister, founder of ScreenCastsOnline, to talk about the automations he has set up to make running a small business easier for everyone!

#34: Getting Cozy with Regular Expressions

October 11th, 2019 · 58 minutes

Roll up your sleeves Automators. This week Rose and David tackle regular expressions. What are they? How do you make them? Where do you use them? All those questions get answered in this episode. Regex isn't as daunting as it may first seem.

#33: Packing List Extravaganza

September 27th, 2019 · 53 minutes

In this episode, Rosemary and David climb out of their suitcases armed with a variety of Shortcuts, Scriptable Scripts, Trello Boards, Reminders, TextExpander Snippets, Keyboard Maestro Macros and even a Drafts action group to automate and manage your packing lists.

#32: Shortcuts iOS 13 Release and the Shortcuts Field Guide

September 13th, 2019 · 76 minutes

Rose and David break down where Shortcuts is with respect to the 13.0 and 13.1 iOS updates. They also share some of their favorite new shortcuts with the new programming model. Also, David has a new Shortcuts Field Guide arriving next week.