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This essential iPad shortcut lets you instantly preview any file

iPadOS often opens a file instead of previewing it. Here’s how to get a proper quick-look preview, every time, anywhere. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Five Custom Searches You Should Enable In Your Browser Right Now

Five Custom Searches You Should Enable In Your Browser Right Now

Custom search engines are one of the coolest features of any modern browser. With just a few keystrokes, you can search Wikipedia right from your address bar, do a custom Google search for Lifehacker
CTO.ai’s developer shortcuts eliminate coding busywork

CTO.ai’s developer shortcuts eliminate coding busywork

There’s too much hype about mythical “10X developers.” Everyone’s desperate to hire these “ninja rockstars.” In reality, it’s smarter to find ways of deleting annoying chores for the coders you
Google brings its ‘.new’ domains to the rest of the web, including to Spotify, Microsoft & others

Google brings its ‘.new’ domains to the rest of the web, including to Spotify, Microsoft & others

A year ago, Google rolled out “.new” links that worked like shortcuts to instantly create new Google documents. For example, you could type “doc.new” (without the quotes) to create a new Google Doc or
Get Help Remembering Gmail Shortcuts With KeyRocket

Get Help Remembering Gmail Shortcuts With KeyRocket

Did you know that Gmail has a ton of built-in shortcuts? They’re turned off by default, but if you’re a heavy Gmail user you can turn them on to make going through your inbox a bit more efficient.
Try 'cal.new' or 'meeting.new' in your browser to add a Google Calendar event

Try 'cal.new' or 'meeting.new' in your browser to add a Google Calendar event

For some of us, task and calendar management is a chore on its own, and the faster we can do it the better. Assistant helps a bit, but now there's a quicker way to add an event from your browser,
Type 'keep.new' in your browser's URL bar to start a new Google Keep note

Type 'keep.new' in your browser's URL bar to start a new Google Keep note

Shrinking a two-step process to a single step may not seem like much, but it sure feels a lot quicker. This could be why apps like Alfred, a macOS software to jump to navigate straight from the text
The Easiest Way to Access Emojis on MacOS

The Easiest Way to Access Emojis on MacOS

In a (failed) quest to remove a years-old custom keyboard shortcut from my MacBook Pro, I inadvertently found a handy option in the keyboard settings that makes accessing emojis on desktop much
Google’s Action Blocks are shortcuts for building Google Assistant commands

Google’s Action Blocks are shortcuts for building Google Assistant commands

Google's new Assistant Blocks feature, which is currently in testing, provides a one-tap way to kick off Google Assistant actions.
MacStories Releases 300 Custom Shortcuts Icons for iPhone and iPad

MacStories Releases 300 Custom Shortcuts Icons for iPhone and iPad

MacStories today released a set of 300 custom icons for use when adding Shortcuts to the home screen on iPhone and iPad. Apple already provides many default glyphs for Shortcuts icons, but the

Check out iOS 13’s amazing NFC-triggered Shortcuts

In iOS 13, the iPhone and trigger shortcuts when it read NFC stickers. Here are two cool Shortcuts that are triggered with NFC tags. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple rolls out iOS 13.1 beta 4 ahead of September 30 release

Apple today rolled out iOS 13.1 beta four ahead of the update’s public release on September 30. The latest release is available to both public and developer testers. It doesn’t appear to make any

Best new (and returning) features in iOS 13.1 beta 1

The iOS 13.1 beta is in testing, even before the release of iOS 13.0. Here's what's new in iOS 13.1 beta 1 -- and there's quite a lot! (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple is already beta testing iOS 13.1

Apple isn't waiting for the release of iOS 13 to start testing its first big update. The tech giant has posted an iOS 13.1 developer beta (plus a corresponding iPadOS 13.1 beta) -- apparently the
Google Drive will soon support file shortcuts

Google Drive will soon support file shortcuts

Cloud storage services like Google Drive have made collaborative work massively more convenient, and soon(ish), it'll get even better: Google will begin testing file shortcuts in Drive over the next
Google docs '.new' domain shortcuts now let you easily switch accounts

Google docs '.new' domain shortcuts now let you easily switch accounts

If you haven't already used the ".new" domain shortcuts with Google's G Suite services like Docs, Sheets, or Slides, you're missing out. The feature allows you to quickly and easily create a new blank

10 Ways to Change iPhone Wallpaper

A wallpaper is a window to your iPhone. It’s the first thing you see when you pick up your iPhone. Something you do dozens, or hundreds of times a day. Maybe you’re happy with a stock wallpaper or a

Tesla workers say they used electrical tape in Model 3 production

Tesla may have broken its own records, manufacturing 72,531 Model 3 sedans in the three months that ended June 30th. But employees say in the push to ramp up Model 3 production, they were forced to
The 19 Most Important Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts

The 19 Most Important Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts

Gmail has over 80 keyboard shortcuts. You don’t need them all. You do need these 19. Not only are they faster than clicking buttons, they’ll encourage other good habits to help you plow through your

How to Change iPhone Wallpaper Daily Using Shortcuts

While Shortcuts app was released in iOS 12, it’s starting to come of age in iOS 13. It’s now baked into iOS and it supports true, trigger-free automation. Apple has also greatly simplified the process