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Simplify your life by creating routines for Alexa, Siri, an…

Simplify your life by creating routines for Alexa, Siri, an…

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Running on smart speakers and popping up on our smartphones, digital assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple's Siri are becoming regular parts of our lives. As with a lot of the tech we use each day, we can tweak these AI helpers to make them work more efficiently. Specifically, we're talking about routines, also called shortcuts, which bundle a group of actions into a single voice command. For instance, you could set a routine up so that, when you say "Alexa, good morning," your lights would turn on and that morning-motivation playlist would start blaring from the speakers. Or an iPhone use might say "Siri, I'm going home" to trigger a shortcut that sends an update to a family member in a text message, pulls up navigation directions on Apple Maps, and tells the sm...
Microsoft Edge for iOS adds Siri shortcuts for beta testers

Microsoft Edge for iOS adds Siri shortcuts for beta testers

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Microsoft Edge beta testers on iPhone and iPad can now get their hands on one of the most useful new features to ship with iOS 12: Siri Shortcuts. Microsoft this week began rolling out support for Siri shortcuts to beta testers, along with a few other improvements like quick actions and the option to pick up where you left off when you reopen Edge. Here's a full look at what's new in the latest beta release (via Neowin): Press and hold buttons in the bottom bar to see quick actions Open the browser directly from the lock screen with Siri shortcuts Use the browser widget in the Today screen to get to quick actions and top sites When you reopen Microsoft Edge, choose to continue where you left off or start afresh with a new tab Performance improvements Siri shortcuts in iOS 12 open up n...
12 Siri Shortcuts to make you more productive

12 Siri Shortcuts to make you more productive

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With Apple now seen as the future of enterprise mobility, I’ve put together a short collection of Siri Shortcuts that may make you more productive. As you can see, I’ve included the workflow used in some (though not all) of these to demonstrate how to build these things.Remind me at workHad a great idea? Experienced one of those ‘Eureka’ moments when the best strategic approach to a complex problem hit you as you climbed aboard a train? Need to remember to order a birthday present for the kids? Never fear, so long as you’ve defined an address inside this little shortcut (and give Shortcuts access to your reminders) this will keep things moving forward right. Get this one here.Share AvailabilityThis is such a useful shortcut if you are trying to create a meeting. Use it and yo
Google Assistant is More Accurate Than Alexa, Siri, and Cor…

Google Assistant is More Accurate Than Alexa, Siri, and Cor…

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