TEKTOK Podcast - EP057 - In Need of Intervention - Sweet TEK Pick - All the Shortcuts

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This week my "Sweet TEK" (pick of the week) was all the Shortcuts I have already created.


Shortcuts, the best new thing to come out of iOS 12 is a game changer for iPhone users all all stages and ages. I now have 271 shortcuts. That number will more than certainly grow significantly with every passing week. Shortcuts hasn’t necessarily made Siri smarter, but it has made Siri more powerful. So what can you do with Shortcuts? Well before I leave, let me get you started with a few of my favorites.

Add to Pocket: https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/8e50402b34624f4a9399223020201d7e

  • This Shortcut gives you a button press for clipping URLs to the Pocket app.

Nap Logger: https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/92f2246d29ba494485a0eb16eb70fb55

  • This Shortcut logs your nap in Health Kit.

Open in Apple Music: https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/b87d2387ec1e4b9fb991f8e4d6b553d2

  • See something you like in the iTunes Store? Use this Shortcut to add it to your Apple Music library.

Battery Saver: https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/a6c34f1e4d5a411a8c68a6fe1dbab3f1

  • A smarter way to manage the battery life of your device.

Hey Google!: https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/18f1ecd32e094249819a35b017b0f2b4

  • Need a smart voice assistant? Hey Google!