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IFTTT hooks into iPhone's Contacts, Photos and Reminders in new mobile app handson

IFTTT has been around for a couple of years now as an internet service that lets users customize connections between different apps and devices. The name stands for If This Then That, which encapsulates the idea behind it — users can create automation Recipes that combine a Trigger (the “This”) that’ll result in an Action (the “That”). A popular example is to to have all your Instagram photos (the Trigger) automatically saved to your Dropbox folder (the Action). Services like Instagram and Dropbox are known as “Channels,” and there are different Triggers and Actions associated… Continue reading