On a special episode of the AppleInsider Podcast, we interview Matthew Cassinelli, who worked on Siri Shortcuts after the Workflow app was acquired by Apple, and is now an independent creator teaching others how to create and use Shortcuts across Apple devices.
Apple has evolved its remote control over time, with each iteration introducing physical improvements and better features. After launching the second-generation Siri Remote, has Apple created its best controller?
On the latest episode of AppleInsider's "This Week in Apple," we talk about the release of the long-rumored Apple MagSafe battery, we dive into why Apple's Weather app won't show the number 69, and discuss even more rumors on a future iPad mini plus a MacBook Pro refresh.
With its $99 price tag, Apple's own MagSafe battery pack can be a tough sell compared to competitors at half or even a third of the price. But while the functionality may look strikingly similar on the surface, there are many, many reasons why Apple's MagSafe Battery Pack is a better buy than the rest.
With watchOS 7, your Apple Watch can automatically change which face it shows, swapping you from an evening wear one, to a complications-laden work face, depending on the time of day — or where you happen to be.
On the latest episode of HomeKit Insider, we discuss some great iOS Shortcuts — such as launching a HomeKit scene from a special Apple Watch band — and we bring you the latest news, plus more answers to users' HomeKit questions.
Tim Cook to talk at event launching a free education app that's solely for iOS and iPadOS, plus how Apple and Salesforce have together updated the mobile version of the Salesforce app and its developer SDK.
An employee of Siri Shortcuts progenitor Workflow has shared a collection of over 150 Siri Shortcuts for people to use, providing a way for iOS users to get more out of the virtual assistant's automation toolkit.
Aftechmobile claims that with the design, implementation and use of the Shortcuts app, Apple infringes its patents regarding mobile application development software — but it appears to be using a patent that was filed for and issued after Apple's first use of the technology.
Apple's Shortcuts app is exceptionally powerful, but it becomes even more useful with the iOS 13 update. It comes preinstalled rather than a post-setup download, and it also arrives brimming with new features. One of the most built-out areas is for the smart home.
Code discovered in the latest macOS 10.15 Catalina beta suggests Apple is employing its Project Catalyst framework to develop new versions of Messages and Shortcuts, the latter of which is currently limited to iOS devices.
Translation is a brilliant new feature in macOS Monterey — except that system-wide translation that Apple claims, really isn't and so far comes with more limits than we expected. Here's what you can and can't do.
You probably don't have enough on-device storage space on your Mac, and it's probably not that much different on your iPhone or iPad. This is fixable across your network or over the Internet with the solid Asustor Lockerstor 2 and Lockerstor 4 network attached storage devices.
Mophie's MagSafe-compatible Snap+ Wireless Vent Mount is a somewhat odd product, offering an affordable magnetic puck that mimics Apple's own MagSafe charger, but only at half the charging speed of the official accessory.