If you’re creating a presentation in Keynote that you want to automatically play without any interaction, this is easier to do than you might think. You can set up the slideshow to start playing when you click and then go through each slide automatically. And with this, you may want to display those slides for specific amounts of time.
To help you create the perfect slideshow, this tutorial shows you how to set up a self-playing presentation and time your slides in Keynote.
Follow iDownloadBlog’s step-by-step tutorial to learn how to add Automator workflows that are saved as Quick Actions to the Touch Bar of your Mac. Doing so will let you easily run your favorite macOS automation shortcuts at any time because they’ll be just two taps away.
If you’ve never used Quick Actions in Finder on your Mac, these are handy tools below the preview pane in the Finder window. You can perform actions quickly, as the name describes, and save some time. For example, you can rotate an image or create a PDF with just a click.
While you have some basic Quick Actions, which depend on if you select a folder, file, video, or image, you can customize these actions by creating your own. This lets you create the types of Quick Actions you’ll use most and have them at your fingertips.
So if you’re ready, here’s how to create your own Mac Finder Quick Actions.
Did you know that iOS 13 makes it possible to create some pretty neat system-wide app automations for your iPhone or iPad, right in the Shortcuts app? With this awesome improvement, power users are able to do things that weren't possible before, such as have iOS automatically open a third-party app upon tapping the Camera shortcut on the Lock screen or modify Control Center toggles so they launch custom rather than default apps.
Your iPad supports Picture in Picture (PiP) videos in apps and webpages, but this handy mode isn't universally supported across all video-streaming websites. Crucially, PiP is unsupported by YouTube.com's iPad interface on Safari. But there's a shortcut for that, too—thanks to the power of iOS automation, you can enforce Picture in Picture on YouTube and other websites.
The Finder Smart Folder feature on Mac is a handy one for automatically placing items into a folder for you. This saves you time, reduces the risk of missing items, and helps you work more efficiently.
If you’re curious about what these Smart Folders can do and how to create them, then this tutorial is for you. Here’s how to create and use Smart Folders on Mac.
Darkened interfaces look good in apps, not so much on websites. The problem is, web content remains a major source of visual inconsistency as far as the popular Dark Mode feature is concerned. Thankfully, you can get a Dark Mode-alike environment on almost any website thanks to a handy Dark Mode V2 shortcut for your iPhone and iPad.
Apple today released iOS 12.1.1 along with a bunch of updates to its other operating systems (sans watchOS), plus a minor update to its Shortcuts app.
The macOS Home app lets you control lights and other HomeKit-compatible smart devices from your computer. Although the app is similar to the iOS version, it does have a critical limitation that could make it less than optimal for some users. Here's how to use it.
In iOS 12, Apple introduces Siri Shortcuts, which lets you pair your daily routines with third-party apps. Better still, Siri learns your habits and make suggestions based on that knowledge.