PSP 192 — There are no shortcuts

There are no shortcuts in life, but there are in Siri, and Vic and Scott talk about them. It’s the first of what will be many dives into iOS automation.

Links

Shortcuts app

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/shortcuts/id915249334?mt=8

Shortcuts EXPLAINED!

https://youtu.be/_h0xJJi4AbA

Shortcuts User Guide

https://support.apple.com/guide/shortcuts/welcome/ios

Use x-callback-url with Shortcuts

https://support.apple.com/guide/shortcuts/use-x-callback-url-apdcd7f20a6f/ios

Vic’s Let’s Go to Work Shortcut

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/b6371892e70443c9859339e7aae942db

Vic’s ETA to Home Shortcut

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/a2443064d05e4645bc28b4b102e744c1

Vic’s Time to Go Home Shortcut

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/7b47994897454f5c9382daa663ce1f33

Automators Podcast

https://www.relay.fm/automators

Automators Talk

https://talk.automators.fm

Sharecuts

https://sharecuts.app

Historic Gatlinburg Inn EST 1937

https://vichudson1.micro.blog/2018/09/12/historic-gatlinburg-inn.html

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PSP 191 — Andy’s traffic report roundabout

Two hosts whose names you can’t remember pontificate in the nicest manner possible about the September 12th fall Apple Event.

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Links

AndyNicolaides.com

http://www.andynicolaides.com

Upload Podcast

http://www.andynicolaides.com/podcast/

Andy Nicolaides on Micro.blog

https://micro.blog/AndyNicolaides

Andy Nicolaides on Twitter

https://twitter.com/AndyNicolaides

Apple September 2018 Keynote

https://www.apple.com/apple-events/september-2018/

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PSP 190 — Automatically Sleep, Wake, and Watch

Vic and Scott talk about the Tantsissa Auto apps for Apple Watch: AutoSleep and AutoWake.

Links

Easy payments in upcoming versions of Overcast

https://twitter.com/marcoarment/status/1028451747734409216

AutoSleep

http://autosleep.tantsissa.com

AutoWake

https://autowake.tantsissa.com

BubbleSort

https://bubblesort.show

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

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PSP 189 — Kill all the wires

Vic cures cord rage with his new AirPods, and Vic and Scott try to troubleshoot low workout heart rate readings on Scott’s Apple Watch.

Links

AirPods

https://www.apple.com/airpods/

AirPods history

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AirPods

W1 Chip

https://9to5mac.com/guides/w1/

BubbleSort

https://bubblesort.show

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

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PSP 188 — The dreamiest voice

Sometimes you just want your iPhone to read you a story. Peter and Scott talk about pleasant ways to make this happen, both in native iOS text to speech and in the Voice Dream app.

Links

Voice Dream

http://www.voicedream.com

Voice Dream Reader

http://www.voicedream.com/reader/

Voice Dream Reader App Store link

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/voice-dream-reader/id496177674

Acapela voices demo

http://www.acapela-group.com/voices/demo/

Ivona voices demo

https://www.ivona.com/us/about-us/voice-portfolio/

Neospeech voices demo

https://www.neospeech.com/demo

How to enable spoken text on iPhone and iPad

https://www.imore.com/how-enable-spoken-text-iphone-and-ipad

Hands on with Voice Dream’s ebook narration

https://www.engadget.com/2014/09/02/hands-on-with-voice-dreams-ebook-narration/

Sonos Beam

https://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/beam.html

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PSP 187 — End on the glute

The App Store is ten years old, and while others may have covered it better, Ronnie and Scott have feelings too.

Links

10 Years of App Store: A Timeline of Changes

https://www.macstories.net/stories/10-years-of-app-store-a-timeline-of-changes/

10 Years of App Store Controversies

https://www.macstories.net/stories/10-years-of-app-store-controversies/

App Preservation: Saving the App Store’s History

https://www.macstories.net/stories/app-preservation-saving-the-app-stores-history/

The App Store at 10: The Next Decade

https://www.macstories.net/stories/the-app-store-at-10-the-next-decade/

Personal App Store Stories from the MacStories Team

https://www.macstories.net/stories/personal-app-store-stories-from-the-macstories-team/

Developers’ Decade-Long Rollercoaster Ride: The Business of Selling Apps on the App Store

https://www.macstories.net/stories/developers-decade-long-rollercoaster-ride-the-business-of-selling-apps-on-the-app-store/

Toilet stickers

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/toilet-stickers/id1136966335?mt=8

Iconfactory Stickypoo stickers

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iconfactory-stickypoo-stickers/id1150111764?mt=8

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PSP 186 — Unusual amounts of body hair, but really good at piano

iOS 12 is in beta, and it’s surprisingly good. Scott and Ronnie have opinions. And Ronnie relives his melon shellin’ and punkin chunkin days.

Links

Apple Beta Software Program

https://beta.apple.com/sp/betaprogram/

iOS 12: The MacStories Overview

https://www.macstories.net/news/ios-12-the-macstories-overview/

iOS 12: How to use Screen Time on iPhone and iPad

https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/07/ios-12-how-to-use-screen-time-on-iphone-ipad/

Screen Time in iOS 12: Everything You Need to Know

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/ios-12-screen-time-faq,news-27385.html

Screen Time for iPhone and iPad in iOS 12: Everything you need to know!

https://www.imore.com/screen-time-iphone-and-ipad-ios-12-everything-you-need-know

AnimalJam by NatGeo and WildWorks

https://www.animaljam.com/welcome

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PSP 185 — Castro

Castro is the podcast app of choice for both Ronnie and Scott, and they talk about it incessantly for this whole episode. Well, almost the whole episode.

Links

The Lawnmower Man trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCxFGxqLsHE

Castro by Supertop

http://supertop.co/castro/

Castro 3 Review: The Castro you’ve always wanted

https://www.macstories.net/reviews/castro-3-review-the-castro-youve-always-wanted/

Castro 3 Versus Overcast: Which podcast app is better?

https://www.imore.com/castro-3-versus-overcast

Roma Deli in Las Vegas

http://www.romadelilv.com

Raku Vegas

http://www.raku-grill.com

Pocket Sized Podcast website

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PSP 184 — Apple and education technology

Bradley Chambers is a school IT director and an expert on Apple devices. Bradley joins us to talk about what is holding the iPad back, one of Apple’s biggest education missteps, and much more.

Links

Bradley Chambers on Twitter

https://twitter.com/bradleychambers

9to5Mac

https://9to5mac.com

Bradley Chambers on 9to5Mac

https://9to5mac.com/author/bradleychambers/

Out of School podcast

https://outofschool.net

Mobile Safari is holding the iPad back

https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/03/mobile-safari-is-holding-the-ipad-back/

Making The Grade: Apple’s biggest mistake in K-12 happened in 2006

https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/23/making-the-grade-apples-biggest-mistake-in-k-12-happened-in-2006/

Pocket Sized Podcast website

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PSP 183 — iPad in education

Fraser Speirs is well known in the Apple community as an educator with an expertise in technology deployment in schools. Fraser talks about his experience as an educator deploying Apple technology as well as the state of Apple’s education efforts.

Links

Pocket Sized Podcast website

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Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

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Fraser Speirs

http://www.speirs.org

Fraser on Twitter

https://twitter.com/fraserspeirs

Canvas podcast

https://www.relay.fm/canvas

Out of School podcast

https://outofschool.net

Book Creator

https://bookcreator.com