2019-03-16: I just discovered the Apple TV quick audio output shortcut by accident! Super handy if you use …

2019-03-12: Tags are finally making OmniFocus click for me. I used to create lots of projects, but now I let my …

2018-11-14: Got a new XS Max case that I really like, but it won’t work with my wireless charger. Oh well. Funny …

2018-11-12: New iPad Pro thoughts. At first I was a little underwhelmed. Today though, I’m using it for work (UX …

2018-11-12: Apple wish list item: run a shortcut based on location and connecting to Bluetooth. When I arrive at …

2018-09-13: I signed up for the Apple IPhone Upgrade Program with an AT&T phone. I switched to the new …

2018-07-31: I tried to add a new step to a shortcut to save a file to S3 and realized that I can’t add NEW …

2018-07-17: Actually it works with any stacked key.

2018-07-17: I just discovered that the symbols above the number keys on the iPad Pro 12.9 keyboard can be …

2018-07-11: I realized I didn’t need Dropbox for my newsletter building Workflows. Now that Shortcuts …

2018-07-10: App Store Turns 10 There will be a ton of thought pieces about the App Store today. Here’s mine. I liken the App …

2018-07-06: Initial quick look at Shortcuts My newsletter Workflows are broken because they read and write to Dropbox. Currently Dropbox is only …

2018-06-26: Outer Washington Square Killing time waiting for a tire at Les Schwab. Some of the seldom seen parts of the mall.

2018-06-11: Transitioning from a podcast to music the other day I blasted my ears with a song that was recorded …

2018-06-10: Rented a Sony A7R III to take video for a weekend event (PDX dragon boat races). Plan was to take …

2018-06-04: A good WWDC keynote. More than a few bits feel like they are going to be fleshed out during the …

2018-05-30: Now that HomePods can be paired in stereo they need to have a balance setting. They sound great, but …

2018-05-23: Testing cell service Visible and it’s a reminder how difficult this space is. The minimum bar is …

2018-05-16: iTunes Smart Playlists are great, but now that I have a HomePod, I’m not listening using iTunes. The …

2018-04-26: My typical morning view. I sit all day so I figure standing during the commuting year is good for …

2018-04-19: Long morning commute. Skipped morning checklist, forgot headphones which I need for work today. Now, …

2018-04-12: Lunchtime cheesesteak is hitting my nap button really hard.

2018-04-09: At first I was underwhelmed by my Casper mattress, but last night my hips were sore going to bed but …

2018-04-02: Hmm. Never seen backlight bleed like this on an iPad. Hard to get a photo. Very noticeable in …

2018-03-15: I thought my podcast backlog was maybe pushing 100, then I turned on the Overcast badge. Oops.

2018-03-07: Mt. Hood from the Office It looked better in person. The light was changing fast.

2018-02-20: Let’s see how well the forecast holds up in PDX today. Light flurries at the MAX station at 7am. …

2018-02-12: Day 1: Backpack is better than messenger bag for my hour long, standing commute.

2018-02-04: An Example of How the Apple TV Remote Fails the Apple TV Watched the Super Bowl today with my Apple TV using the Channels app which uses my Mac mini with the …

2018-01-29: Max light rail is better than driving in rainy weather, but when you’re not close to a station on …

2018-01-28: Working on schedule options. I have learned if I don’t schedule my time, I’ll end up wasting it. Or …

2018-01-26: Tomorrow might be the day to try MAX, if the park and ride lot isn’t full.

2018-01-24: New commute is tricky. One way streets and heavy rush hour traffic means one route is easy, but …

2018-01-22: First day at the new job went well. As usual, lots of industry specifics to learn.

2018-01-15: Improved my Safari to Markdown newsletter entry Workflow script to handle Flipboard and Apple News …

2018-01-14: iOS Journal, Week 1 I’m trying to keep a weekly log of what I’ve done toward my goal of becoming an iOS …

2018-01-10: The part of unemployment I’m going to miss: sitting on my couch working on my iPad, streaming …

2018-01-08: Discovered I can make links from iThoughts (master projects chart) to Bear (used as a personal wiki) …

2018-01-08: Antony Johnston on writing You have to want this story to exist so much, you’re prepared to make it …

2018-01-07: New Year, New Attempt at Learning iOS Development I began my career as a software engineer and then drifted into adjacent territories. I’ve …

2018-01-05: Test Title Another test. I apologize if someone actually follows me and you’re getting these test posts. …

2018-01-03: Interview done. Morning drive wasn’t bad. As a bonus, the sky was doing this.

2018-01-02: Interview tomorrow means driving to a new place, on freeways, way before sunrise. Not the best way …

2018-01-01: The New Year Post Apparently you’re not supposed to have resolutions and set goals in the new year. …

2018-01-01: I was surprised last night that most of my non tech savvy friends realized that rechargeable …

2017-12-30: Getting ready to rebuild my Mac. Lots of changes over the years and just feels time to start fresh. …

2017-12-05: After listening to Core Intuition for so long, I had to try out MarsEdit 4 on its launch day.

2017-11-25: Over an hour later and Comcast chat never came available.

2017-11-25: Looks like I’m not the only unhappy Comcast customer this morning.

2017-11-07: Continuing the job search.

2017-11-06: So weird. For 3-4 days my Apple Watch battery was draining super quickly. I was down to only 12 …

2017-10-27: Got the first cut of my resume site done. http://peteruchytil.com. Hosted as a GitHub pages site. …

2017-10-26: Just realized the line in Def Leppard’s Pour Some Sugar on Me at the beginning that goes …

2017-10-20: Trying out the Mac version of Micro.blog. Also setting up a new laser printer and working more on my …

2017-10-17: First time I’ve noticed in-app purchases called out in the App Store.

2017-10-17: I was wondering why my Apple Watch didn’t tap me to stand. I flip my wrist, then tap the face. …

2017-10-12: Glassdoor and LinkedIn now match with my resume site and PDF resume.

2017-10-12: Ugh. Realized my LinkedIn profile was completely out of sync with my actual resume.

2017-10-05: Looking for a new job is so much more work than just working at a job.

2017-10-02: An interesting thing about the transition from an office job to working in your living room is the …

2017-10-01: I have worked for three companies and I have been laid off three times. I really hoped DAT was going …

2017-09-27: Don’t mean to jinx it by posting about it, but ever since iOS 11.01 my Smart Cover for my iPad 12.9 …

2017-09-25: Usability issue I seem to be having with iOS 11 that I didn’t have before: when I pick up my iPhone …

2017-09-25: Perfect run on traffic lights this morning! I don’t live too far from work, but there’s …

2017-09-22: I like True Tone on Apple’s displays, but I wish I could tune the white point. My iPhone 8+ is …

2017-09-17: I swear that I always get “close” on the functionality I want in my projects. Seems like there’s …

2017-09-17: Tip for iPad split view: to adjust the split point of the two panes, tap and drag down slightly. …

2017-09-17: Saw some new Apple TV screensavers today. They really are fun to watch.

2017-09-15: I’m always surprised at how easily people dismiss the new iPhones that look like old iPhones. Almost …

2017-09-15: iPhone 8 Plus purchased. The X sounds great, but I’ve gotten used to the Plus size. I tried the 10.5 …

2017-09-13: Interesting. Five of the eight Apple Sport Loop watch bands say “color available for a limited time …

2017-09-12: I think the iPhone 8 Plus is the sweet spot. I’m used to the larger size. The iPhone X form factor …

2017-09-12: Surprised that the Amazon Prime Video app for Apple TV wasnt mentioned as part of the product …

2017-08-19: I could read this as blatantly commercial, but honestly, I think it’s a nice way to honor Prince. …

2017-08-06: My new lease. Honda Fit EX 2017.

2017-07-30: It’s not visually appealing, but putting a utilities folder in the iOS 11dock helps with split …

2017-06-28: I wonder if that was a migraine. Not fun. At least it only lasted a couple hours and I could sleep …

2017-06-16: 10.5 iPad is great, but I every time I pick up my 12.9 it just feels “right”. I have …

2017-06-08: WWDC keynote never feels quite complete anymore until I’ve listened to/watched The Talk Show. …

2017-05-22: Hulu Live TV is close but still too many deal breakers. Apparently no commercial free content deal …

2017-05-13: Bought second Apple Watch to document problem with the first Apple Watch. Both Series 1.

2017-05-08: Showed the dev team my CSS Grid experiments. Makes for very flexible data tables with easy fixed …

2017-04-30: Trying to authenticate to the Spotify API with Workflow. Not getting the hang of this yet.

2017-04-26: More on this Apple Watch: 7am, 100%. 5:30pm, 5%. Aggravating.

2017-04-25: Apple Watch returned and surprise they found no problems. This is the second time. The battery drain …

2017-04-25: It’s spring!

2017-04-25: Hello, Micro.blog