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Latest Episodes

#65: 12 Days of Automation

December 18th, 2020 · 89 minutes

The holidays are here so let's Automate! Rose and David cover 12 days of automation with cool ideas, tricks, and automation products to up your game this holiday season.

#64: Quickeys and Automation Fun with Merlin Mann

December 4th, 2020 · 104 minutes

In this episode, David and Rosemary are joined by the magical Merlin Mann to talk about his automation journey and problems. From the Simpsons to Synology, and Shortcuts, there's plenty to hear about.

#63: Home Automation Wizardry and Nerd Out

November 20th, 2020 · 91 minutes

In this episode, David and Rosemary dive back into the wonderful world of home automation and look at Rosemary's new setup. From "You've Got Mail" to picking accessories, they go beyond the normal, and possibly the sane.

#62: Automation Fun with Alex Cox

November 6th, 2020 · 88 minutes

Alex Cox joins the Automators this week to talk home automation, Drafts, Shortcuts, and how to learn new automation.

#61: Widget Homescreen Nerdery

October 23rd, 2020 · 74 minutes

In this episode, David and Rosemary look at the widgets in iOS 14 and how you can automate to make sure you have the data you need, under your thumb.

#60: Cloud Automation Check-In

October 9th, 2020 · 71 minutes

Changes are afoot in the cloud automation space. IFTTT now has a pro tier. Zapier continues to improve. There's a new player on our radar, Integromat. In this episode, Rose and David break down the current state of cloud automation.

#59: iOS 14 Shortcuts

September 25th, 2020 · 70 minutes

In this episode, David and Rosemary dive into the iOS 14 update to Shortcuts and what it brings to all of us - as well as how they're using it.

#58: Automating with TJ Luoma

September 11th, 2020 · 92 minutes

TJ Luoma joins the Automators to talk about some of his favorite automations and all of the crazy things he is doing with his Stream Deck.

#57: Automating Meetings

August 29th, 2020 · 71 minutes

In this episode, David and Rosemary talk about how you can automate various aspects of meetings - from invitations to notes, and more!

#56: Document Automation

August 14th, 2020 · 82 minutes

Strap in gang! Rose and David are digging in this time on document automation. Whether you assemble your words with text, the Web, or Microsoft Word, we've got ideas and automations. Our hosts also tackle stacking shortcuts in iOS, email automation, and scripting OmniFocus.