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In Touch with iOS, is a podcast that talks about iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV and related technologies. Hosted by Dave Ginsburg and he is joined by different guests from the Apple Community.

Jan 1, 2020

In this episode of In Touch With iOS Warren is off this week but Dave is joined by guest Rosemary Orchard. Rosemary is an Apple Shortcuts wizard and she just wrote a Take control book on Shortcuts. We will dig in to what shortcuts can do for you and how amazing they are. Plus we have some great tips and apps. 

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Like we do on this show with all new guests, we talk about what is in Rosemary’s tech back that keeps her productive highlighting iOS. 

Apple Shortcuts are great ways to be productive and make things work automatically on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch. We discuss the history and origins of Shortcuts and review the basics building shortcuts and run through creating one. 

The gallery of shortcuts are they worthy of adding to your library?

Productivity shortcuts are also common creating a PDF is a big one we review this and others. 

Luna Display and Sidecar discussion.

2020 and Apple we discuss what exciting things could happen


How to Enable and Use Zooming on Your Apple Watch

How to Use the Calculator App's Split Bill and Tip Functions on Apple Watch

How to Change What AirPods Pro Stems Do When Squeezed

How to Automatically Close Safari Tabs on iPhone & iPad

How to Change Your Email Password onYour iPhone or iPad

Macstories Foam modify Add modification to AirPods Pro so it fits better in your ear.


Dave's Picks


Radio Paradise

Rosemary's Picks


Toolbox pro for shortcuts

Dark Noise

About our Guest

Rosemary Orchard is an author and podcaster. Her latest book Take Control of Shortcuts is out now!  She is also the cohost of Automators with David Sparks You can follow her on Twitter @rosemaryorchard she also just joined Screencasts Online as a contributor you can find her there with a new tutorial on Shortcuts.