Shortcuts: a new vision for Siri and iOS automation


While it’s still too early to comment on the long-term impact of Shortcuts, I can at least attempt to understand the potential of this new technology. In this article, I’ll try to explain the differences between Siri shortcuts and the Shortcuts app, as well as answering some common questions about how much Shortcuts borrows from the original Workflow app. Let’s dig in.

I’m not convinced Shortcuts will take off for the average user but it will be interesting to see how developers and techies take advantage of them.