If you have updated to MacOS Ventura, you may have noticed that if you double type a space, you end up with a period automatically typing itself. Some users may appreciate the automatic typing of periods after hitting the spacebar twice, but many Mac users who write code, scripts, or write professionally, can be annoyed … Read More
Ever wished you could instantly launch the Terminal app on Mac by keyboard shortcut? Instead of relying on Spotlight and typing Terminal and hitting return, which works great and has for many years, you can actually create your own custom keyboard shortcut to open the Terminal app on MacOS. This article will detail how you … Read More
Many Mac users rely on Activity Monitor to quickly terminate processes and monitor system resources on their Macs. Creating a keyboard shortcut for quick access to Activity Monitor can be a beneficial trick to more easily access the task manager in MacOS. This article will demonstrate how to use the Shortcuts app to make a … Read More
Have you ever wanted to customize the font seen on a webpage? Maybe you have a preferred font that you want to see while you’re reading, or the font on a particular webpage is difficult to read? In that case, you’ll be excited to know that you can now do this on your iPhone or … Read More
If you want to remove the entire Shortcuts menu bar icon, you’ve probably already tried dragging the item out and removing it the typical way, only to find it not disappear. It turns out if you want to remove the Shortcuts menu bar item on MacOS, you’ll need to take a few extra steps. We’ll … Read More
Have you ever wanted to quickly send a message on WhatsApp to a random phone number that you haven’t added to your contacts? And perhaps you just want to send that text through WhatsApp without adding them to contacts? You’ll be happy to know this is possible, with a bit of a workaround, thanks to … Read More
The Mac includes a command line interface to run and interact with Shortcuts app. This could be potentially useful to some macOS users who rely on the Shortcuts app for scripting and automation, and who spend a lot of time in the Terminal The currently available shortcuts command line flags include ‘run’, ‘list’, ‘view’, and … Read More
Picture-in-Picture video mode is a popular feature that allows you to watch a video in an overlay panel while doing other stuff on your iPhone or iPad. While using Picture in Picture with YouTube should work for most users as expected (even without the YouTube Premium subscription), not everyone can get it working. Fortunately, we’ve … Read More
If you were disappointed to find out that WORDLE, the very popular word guessing game, has been sold to The New York Times, and will likely end up behind a pay-wall at some point, plus undergo who knows whatever other changes to fit the NYT style, you can preserve the original WORDLE game for yourself, … Read More
Have you ever wanted to check how long it’d take for your iPhone or iPad to charge completely? Maybe, you don’t like to frequently check how much your device has charged? Well, this particular iOS shortcut intends to do just that. It’s pretty simple to set up and use on your device.
Did you know that you can use Siri to take a picture instead of pressing the shutter button yourself? This may come in handy when you’re taking group photos and you want everyone in the shot. Apple’s Shortcuts app makes this possible and it’s pretty easy to set up.
We’ve all wanted to turn a part of a video into a GIF at some point to make a meme out of it, create an animated picture, or anything else really. If this is something you still like to do, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now make GIFs from videos on your … Read More
Do you want to speed up or slow down video playback on a website where the feature isn’t supported? As long as you use Safari to browse the web on your iPhone or iPad, there’s a nifty Shortcuts workaround that you can use to adjust the video playback speed according to your liking.
Do you take a lot of burst shots using your iPhone or iPad? How’d you like to convert a bunch of burst images into an animated GIF? You can easily convert these photos to a GIF right on your iOS or ipadOS device without having to install a third-party app from the App Store, thanks … Read More
Have you ever wanted to share your home or work Wi-Fi with your guests without giving away the network password? You’re certainly not alone in this regard, but we’re pleased to inform you that you can now do just that using your iPhone or iPad, thanks to this neat workaround.
Have you ever wished to change the charging sound of your iPhone? You’re certainly not alone in that regard, but we’re pleased to inform you that your wish is finally a reality. That’s right, you can now actually set your iPhone to play a custom sound whenever you connect it to the charger, thanks to … Read More
Have you ever want to set your iPhone to automatically switch between different wallpapers? You probably already know how to change wallpaper on an iPhone or iPad, but thanks to the built-in Shortcuts app on iOS and iPadOS devices, you can now set up dynamically changing wallpapers within a matter of minutes.
Have you been taking advantage of the built-in Shortcuts app on iPhone and iPad to perform automated tasks or customize your home screen with custom app icons? In that case, you may already have an idea regarding how to create custom shortcuts, but you also may might to try out custom shortcuts that other users … Read More