iOS Today with Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Nov 7th 2023

iOS Today 678

Smart Home without HomeKit

Grocery Lists, NFC Tags, Wi-Fi QR Codes, HomePod Audio

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Category: Reviews

You don't need smart home gadgets to make your home a little smarter. Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent share some clever ways to add automation to your home without the need for smart home accessories.

  •  Make a grocery list in Reminders on iPhone
  • Organize cables into mesh bags
  •  NFC Tags
  •  WiFi QR Code Generator
  •  Basic HomeKit Automation if you have a HomePod: Reset the volume daily
  •  One Smart Home Gadget recommendation: Smart plug for your Christmas tree/holiday lights/entryway lamp!
  •  The best Apple HomeKit tips and tricks

  •  Apple supercharges Logic Pro with powerful tools for music creation on Mac and iPad
  •  Final Cut Pro takes video editing on Mac and iPad to the next level with powerful new features
  •  Apple TV+ announces new animated Peanuts feature film project
  •  D.C. Unveils Its Newest Solution To Car Theft: Apple AirTags

    Shortcuts Corner
  •  Myles is looking for a way to scan documents for work and home with different output destinations for both.
  •  Walt wants to know if it's possible to create a Shortcut that sends a notification based on certain weather requirements. 

    Feedback & Questions
  •  David and Mark reveal that they, too, have experienced Bluetooth dropouts in iOS 17.
  •  The signal on Vernon's iPhone 15 Pro Max keeps dropping out and shifting to SOS mode.

    App Caps
  •  Rosemary's App Cap: CardBoard: Board Game Scoring
  •  Mikah's App Cap: Premium Prints by Google Photos

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