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iA DemoCast 16: Apple Shortcuts for iOS

Well, it has been a while since we have had a full DemoCast, but this one is pretty important.

Apple has released their newest version of iOS, which has a new form of automation built in called Siri Shortcuts. They have also released an app called Shortcuts that replaces the app called Workflow.

Shortcuts lets users chain together actions to complete a task, and the best part is that you can add these shortcuts to Siri.

Download the Shortcuts app from the App Store

During the show, we go through the Library and gallery tabs of the app, we download a shortcut from the gallery and even make our own basic shortcut with VoiceOver on.

iAccessibility has also created a shortcut and a category called Beyond the Gallery for shortcuts that are useful that aren’t in the gallery. Here is a link to the shortcut.

About Beyond The Gallery

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#iACast 92 Mobile Automation

On this episode of the #iACast, Aleeha, Michael, Matt and Jason discuss mobile automation.

News of the Week

Ad of the Week

Michael talks to all of you all about the iAccessibility Mastodon Server.

Mobile Automation

The iAccessibility team talks to you all about Android’s Tasker app and iOS’s Workflow (soon to be Shortcuts) app. They share what automated tasks that they would like to have using Apple’s new Shortcuts app which will be coming out in iOS 12.

Picks of the week

  • Aleeha picks a very fun game called Word Rescue!
  • Matt stays on the gaming theme and shares the site Audiogames.net.
  • Jason tries to keep up to date on all the things happening around him and picks the Apple News app.
  • Michael has been going geek again on us and is now playing with a new social platform called Mastodon. In fact, he encourages listeners to join the iAccessibility Mastodon instance.

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