Shortcuts Now Available


Apple has released an update to Workflow, the productivity app Shortcuts will work with iOS 12 and Siri. The app allows you to create personal shortcuts or a series of steps from your favorite apps. There are over 300 built in actions that work with Contact, Calendar, Maps, Music, Photos, Camera, Reminders, Safari, Health and otherContinue reading “Shortcuts Now Available”

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How to Create Shortcuts to Increase Productivity


Although there are apps that allow you to create shortcuts by typing a few letters to create a complete sentence, phrase, etc., there is also a built in way to do this as part of the iOS. The best part is that the shortcuts are universal – they apply no matter which app you areContinue reading “How to Create Shortcuts to Increase Productivity”

Short Cut Typing – A Real Time Saver


A new feature in iOS 5.x that cuts down on the time it takes you to type words, phrases or whole sentences is available. Tap Settings > General > Keyboard and scroll down until you see “Shortcuts.” Tap on Add New Shortcut. In the Phrase section, type something like “I will be there in 5Continue reading “Short Cut Typing – A Real Time Saver”

iPad Keyboard Shortcuts part 2


The topic of keyboard shortcuts has proven to be extremely popular. Because of that, I have gone through almost all of the keyboard shortcuts available so that you can see what can be done by holding down various keyboard keys on an iPad. The screen shots below reflect the keys available under iOS 4.2 onContinue reading “iPad Keyboard Shortcuts part 2”

iPad Keyboard Shortcuts


Keyboard shortcuts make typing even quicker on the iPad. Interestingly, depending where your cursor is when you are typing effects which short cuts may be available. UPDATE (I have posted a more complete list.) For example, if you are typing an email and the cursor is in the to or from name field, certain domainContinue reading “iPad Keyboard Shortcuts”