If you use Alfred for the Mac, then the $5 companion app might be worth the money. The iOS app is a remote trigger for Alfred workflows and actions.
As a new app there's not much I can say about it. It is very similar to the Keyboard Maestro app for iOS but the Alfred Remote works on the local WiFi network only and is far more attractive.
Setup is easy and there are a number of interesting options.
The real potential will likely be exposed by creating workflows specifically for the Remote interface. But there's still a wide variety of interactions that are easily configured.
I can't really see where this will fit for me. Keyboard triggers are far more convenient that using an iPad or iPhone next to my computer. Right now, it looks like port forwarding would not be possible for using this outside of the local network.
It's still a fun toy to play with on a snowy day.
...careful observation will reveal a camera cut between Andersen’s firing and the close-up of the arrow supposedly splitting
One advantage of being grotesquely cynical is that I don't spend much time reading about stuff like this. I did enjoy the GeekDad deconstruction of the bogus narration ...
Storms are a fun time to review weather apps, because emergencies reveal which apps are good in a pinch and which are just pretty. These are the apps I keep installed on my phone in order of my preference and use.1
This is the strangest weather app ...
I'm just going to assume that this shirt is required to board Supertrain. You probably want this in your small bag.
As of this writing only 325 shirts have been ordered. It's pretty hard to believe that's all the people that love ROTL. I guess it's ...
Now, this is a lovely little guide to punctuation.
Notwithstanding its versatility, the em dash is best limited to two appearances per sentence. Otherwise, confusion rather than clarity is likely to result
By way of Lifehacker
Surely you've seen HeckYesMarkdown before. It's a project from Brett Terpstra that accepts a URL and chokes out a Markdown translation of the page content. I've used it on occasion for easily extracting links on a page.
Yesterday I followed a CNN link on Twitter that immediately ...
I played the heck out of StarCraft. I'm not sure this essay by Patrick Wyatt makes me feel better about all the crashes, but it does make me feel empathetic toward the developers.
Working these long hours made people groggy, and that’s bad when trying to accomplish knowledge-based ...
I'm not sure this Asymco piece makes a point I find relevant. It sounds like there's a lot of money going through both Hollywood and the App Store. The amount of money accessible to any new entrant is unknowable and probably pretty small on average. It sure is ...
the whole team launches constant COMPLAINTS against their opponents in order to remove opposition. Here’s where the Boss is most critical. Pals are expendable, and the Provocateur can be sacrificed at need - even if he’s banned, he can start a new account and become a Pal, or borrow ...
Who do you trust for recommendations about anything? Jeff and I talk about user ratings, recommendations and avoiding buyer's remorse. We also shared a bunch of our favorite beer-related podcasts, YouTube channels and blogs.
We drank Mastermind by Fiddlehead Brewing and Dark Penance by Founders. It was a very ...
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