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Show the front door video stream when iPhone hears the doorbell

Show the front door video stream when iPhone hears the doorbell

This automation utilises a combination of platforms. Starting when the iPhone’s sound detection recognises the doorbell ring a Personal Automation will start that uses Google Assistant to stream the Arlo video stream to a screen you specify. Sound confusing? That’s why you can copy the Shortcut 🙂 Feel safer at home and always remember to…

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Log a recipe-based meal in FoodNoms

Log a recipe-based meal in FoodNoms

If you’ve taken the effort to cook at home and follow a recipe why not take it one step further and record the recipe in FoodNoms? Dieting apps are great and work well when you eat pre-packaged food or anything with a barcode but what if you’re eating a home cooked meal? Entering the recipe…

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Turn on all sound recognition when arriving home

Turn on all sound recognition when arriving home

We love the iPhone’s capability of detecting sounds. It triggers a lot of automations for us at home. But pretty much all the automations that we’ve based on the feature are specifically for when we’re at home. It’s amazing when you leave the sound detection after you leave the house how many things sound like…

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Get Plex Content Updates to an iOS Widget

Get Plex Content Updates to an iOS Widget

Plex has become a central place where many manage their streaming and video content. This widget displays the latest content that has been added to your library. It displays the title, season and episode number (if the video content is a TV show episode). Enjoy watching your video and remember to AutomateOn! Copy Automation

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