iOS 13 lets you create app automations in the Shortcuts app that can do some neat things, like launch the Halide app when you hit that stock Camera icon on your Lock screen or open your favorite note-taking app upon tapping the Notes toggle in Control Center.
Cronios is a time-based scheduling shortcut for your shortcuts. With Cronios, your shortcuts can be configured to run in the background on specific dates, times, ranges and intervals you specify, without any intervention on your part.
Never again struggle to pick which movie or TV show to watch on Netflix or Amazon Prime with this handy shortcut that includes complex search options, details about the films, average ratings and so forth.
Thanks to the Shortcuts app and the power of iOS automation it brings to the table, you can now delete all your completed reminders at once without having to wait for Apple to deliver that much-needed feature.
Beware of the Shortcuts you download because there are malicious scripts out there that can and will steal your personal information. Being less trusting of the shortcuts you download is one way to address the privacy and security concerns dealing with iOS automation.
Taking advantage of a feature that some publishers have chosen to turn on, this handy iOS automation workflow for Apple’s Shortcuts app lets you bypass paywalls in Safari to read subscription-only articles from the likes of WSJ, NYT, FT and others for free.