I've been having some troublesome sync issues with Shortcuts since upgrading to iOS 13. None of my devices would stay in sync and shortcuts I'd delete would reappear moments later. In some cases, shortcuts would even be duplicated. A helpful tip on the Shortcuts subreddit has provided a simple solution for my syncing woes: delete … Continue reading Resolving Shortcuts Sync Issues in iOS 13
For the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Todd Douglas Miller's breathtaking film of the Apollo 11 mission that's comprised entirely of archive footage is essential viewing for all mankind.
My iPhone photography workflow includes sharing some of the photos I've taken to Instagram. I usually include relevant hashtags to increase discoverability and have a collection of frequently used hashtag sets—different hashtags for the same topic—that I can choose from. I also include a five-dot prefix (each dot on a separate line) to separate the … Continue reading Managing Instagram Hashtag Sets
I last updated my shortcut for creating device-framed screenshots in December 2017 by adding support for iPhone X. I've been meaning to add more device frames for a while now but, since becoming a father six months ago, free time has been a precious commodity. In the meantime, Federico Viticci released his impressive Apple Frames … Continue reading Mocktail: A Shortcut for Creating iOS Device Mockups
BBC 6 Music has a fascinating and nostalgic two-part series on the history of video game music. There's also a bonus episode with Charlie Brooker, creator of Black Mirror and former video games journalist, talking about his love of video games and sharing some of his favorite game music. You can listen to all three … Continue reading BBC’s History of Video Game Music
Our two-month-old daughter is formula fed. My wife and I prepare a batch of bottles every day using this formula mixing pitcher so they're readily available at feeding time. Some arithmetic is needed to work out how much formula powder to add to a certain volume of water, and the amount of formula we need … Continue reading Infant Formula Preparation with Shortcuts
Moment is discounting all of their lenses, cases, and accessories by 20% and offering $5 shipping worldwide for the next three days when you use the code 72HOURSALE during checkout. Moment's lenses are a core part of my iPhone photography kit and I highly recommend them. Here are a few photos I've taken with Moment lenses: If … Continue reading Moment 72 Hour Holiday Sale