News for Siri Shortcuts Beta: integration with iCloud and Philips Hue
Apple has released a new beta of the app Shortcuts that will be released along with iOS 12. In the last update you have enabled sync via the iCloud. Also Philips has announced that Siri Shortcuts will be integrated in the system of light bulbs smart Hue.
Remember that Siri Shortcuts is a transposition of almost all of the code of the famous app Workflow. Thanks to this function, with iOS 12 will then be possible to automate several operations, creating real shortcuts, even through Siri.
Before the update of today, all the automations created on a device remained in the local. Now, instead, Shortcuts integrates with iCloud and sync on various devices connected to the same account. all the shortcuts we create.
Meanwhile, Philips has announced that it will integrate Shortcuts in the app's official Hue for the management of the bulbs and smart. This will allow users to create customized automations with Siri for all of the series products of Hue. For example, you can create a scene for the evening called “Relax”: when you give him the command “Siri, activate the relax mode”, the lights from the Hue can change color and maybe be set with a tone of the lowest brightness. Of course, all the automations are cross-app and can be created making scenes between several compatible applications.
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