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For episode 6 of automators we were very fortunate to have been joined by the wonderful Matthew Cassinelli. Matthew writes for The Sweet Setup and iMore, has also written for Tech Crunch, and is a Shortcuts genius - we went through two more complex Shortcuts in this episode to give you some ideas...

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This month is Relay FM's member drive month, and David and I created a member's only episode going into how we both got started with music, and the instruments we play.

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Episode 5 of automators is all about project templates, and how they can help you to be more productive. David and I are both OmniFocus users, but project templates can be used with almost every task management system out there - even Reminders! The simplest type of project template is a project...

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Episode 4 of automators is all about Shortcuts and Siri Shortcuts. We discussed what's possible now, what we're excited about (and not so excited).I did mention my automation I now use when boarding a plane - this is available over on Sharecuts.app which we didn't get into this episode, but it...

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In the third episode of Automators we are joined by Sal Soghoian, AppleScript God, to learn about AppleScript and how to use it! While David and I usually take it in turns to write up everything about the show and provide complete documentation, Sal's actually done that for this week:You ca...

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Episode 2 of Automators is all about automating email. We all have email, and there are a lot of things you can do to automate it - from filters, to mail merges, and complete automation of sending emails. We've made 3 screencasts for this episode which you can find over on the YouTube Channel,...

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This week's episodes of The Automators is focused on calendar event creation. There are many ways you can automatically create calendar events, and it's useful to be able to do so, to avoid losing information. You can also use calendar events as a trigger to do something - which we cover towards...

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I've been asked several time if I have a podcast of my own, or a podcast about automation, and today I'm very excited to announce both: I'm launching a podcast with David Sparks on Relay FM called Automators.

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