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According to Lifehacker (This article and its images were originally posted on Lifehacker October 5, 2018 at 03:57PM.)
iPhone users have created shortcuts that allow Apple’s flagship product to automatically record video, text a location to an emergency contact, and even stop police from entering the phone—just in case the iPhone owner has an interaction with a law enforcement officer.
Apple recently introduced “Shortcuts” to iOS 12, an app that allows iPhone owners to design their own automated commands for their phone. Although the concept isn’t new (this writer used a forerunner, If This Then That) its inclusion as a default app prompted users to design a litany of useful voice-activated workflow creations, including calendar reminders, email notifications and even ways to calculate a tip.
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