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In Touch with iOS, is a podcast that talks about iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV and related technologies, tips, apps, and gear Hosted by David Ginsburg.

In Touch with iOS David Ginsburg

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In Touch with iOS, is a podcast that talks about iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV and related technologies, tips, apps, and gear Hosted by David Ginsburg.

    150 - Epic v Apple and 2 Apple IDs with iCloud - With Guests Michael DJ Eisenberg and Jeff Gamet

    150 - Epic v Apple and 2 Apple IDs with iCloud - With Guests Michael DJ Eisenberg and Jeff Gamet

    The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by The Tech Savvy Lawyer Michael DJ Eisenberg and Jeff Gamet. We get a legal view of Epic v Apple trial as we discuss. The Apple One bundle, 2 Apple ID’s, and iCloud there is a support document for that. The new iPad Pro with M1 processor is shipping soon we discuss how file management will work and if it can be a full time device. Plus the news and more

    The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
    
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    News
    AirTag Used to Successfully Track a Mailed Package Across the UK
    Find My Network Exploited to Send Messages
    You had to know this was coming. Testing Out a 3D-Printed AirTag-Compatible Apple TV Remote Case
    Good to see there are competitors. Chipolo ONE Spot Now Available to Pre-Order as Cheaper AirTag Alternative With Find My Integration
    Early M1 iPad Pro Orders Now Preparing to Ship
    Apple Merging 'iCloud Documents and Data' Service With iCloud Drive in May 2022
    Two Months After it Was discontinued, HomePod Models Remain Available to Purchase
    Topics
    Beta this week. iOS 14.6 Beta 3. Apple Seeds Third Betas of iOS and iPadOS 14.6 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]    Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 7.5 to Developers    Apple Seeds Third Beta of tvOS 14.6 to Developers   iOS 14.6 Beta Brings Tweaks to Podcasts App Following Complaints
    We talk about the upcoming iPad Pro with the M1 Processor and increase in speed and how will it help with file management on the files app. M1 iPad Pro Over 50% Faster Than Previous Generation in Early Benchmarks
    Epic vs Apple we discuss with Michael his thoughts on where this trial is and if he has any opinions on its outcome. There was a great discussion on this with the panel.. Epic Games vs. Apple Trial Begins With Opening Remarks Underway  Epic vs Apple - The Story of the Trial so Far  Judge in Epic vs. Apple Case Floats Potential Compromise
    Apple finally clarifies those (Like Dave) who have 2 Apple ID’s from years ago and where the iCloud subscription goes. Apple clarifies iCloud issue for Apple One subscribers with two Apple IDs
    Apps
    Chrome for iOS Gains Widget Support With Version 90 Release
    Authenticator by 2Stable | Secure two-factor authentication app. 
    Jeff suggests Authy as another 2FA option. 
    Our Host
    Your Host Dave Ginsburg  is an IT Professional With over 22 years experience working with Mac and Windows as well as iOS devices. He is also President of The Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group

    About our Guests
    Jeff Gamet is a podcaster, technology blogger, artist, and author. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s managing editor, and Smile’s TextExpander Evangelist. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram as @jgamet,
    Michael D.J. Eisenberg is a Washington, DC based attorney.  He helps Veterans with their disability benefits appeals before the Department of Veterans Affairs, Military Members with their Medical/Physical Evaluation Boards, and Federal Employees with their Federal Employment matters.  Michael has taken his 40 year love of computers into a blog helping his fellow attorneys at The Tech Savvy Lawyer.Page  where he also hosts a biweekly podcast, The Tech Savvy Lawyer.Page Podcast.  On his podcast, he interviews judges, attorneys and others in the legal arena where they talk about how computers, software and hardware enhance their practice of law and their services to their clients.

    149 - Everything You Can Do with a AirTag - With Guest Jeff Gamet

    149 - Everything You Can Do with a AirTag - With Guest Jeff Gamet

    The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren we are joined by Jeff Gamet, Must install security update for iOS, iPadOS, and WatchOS. AirTag reviews and discuss everything you need to know including does it work tracking a dog. iPad Pros pre ordered, did we buy one and thoughts. New Brave iOS browser update plus more. 
    The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
    
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    News
    Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 14.5.1 With Fixes for App Tracking Transparency Bug, WebKit Security Issues
    Apple releases watchOS 7.4.1 with security improvements
    Apple Begins Transition to Randomized Serial Numbers With Purple iPhone 12
    Brave Browser for iOS Gains New Playlist Feature for Queueing Video and Audio Content
    Deezer’s New HomePod Integration Supports Hi-Res Audio Playback
    Topics
    Beta this week. iOS 14.6 Beta 2 was released. Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS and iPadOS 14.6 to Developers No noticeable changes in this release. 
    AirTag Reviews our thoughts after almost 1 week using them, Warren has them on his dogs and Apple says Why doesn't Apple want you to track your dog with an AirTag?
    It's Possible to Drill a Hole Through an AirTag
    Jeff has a great video on AirTag he did on YouTube.  How to do Everything with Apple’s AirTag. He still has Tile and may not want to replace them with AirTag. But there are billions of iPhones out there. But Tile app does kill battery life. 
    Can Warren add a AirTag to help with his garage door opener and his Tesla? 
    Apple's AirTag Has a Hidden Developer Mode
    AirTag Anti-Stalking Measures 'Just Aren't Sufficient' Says Washington Post Report
    AirTag Removable Battery Sparks Child Safety Concerns
    iPad Pro ordered who ordered what? Looks like you will be waiting long for a iPad Pro 12.9 12.9-Inch iPad Pro Now Delivers as Late as Mid-July     It Will Cost $699 to Repair a Broken 12.9-Inch M1 iPad Pro Without AppleCare
    Our Host
    Your Host Dave Ginsburg  is an IT Professional With over 22 years experience working with Mac and Windows as well as iOS devices. He is also President of The Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group

    About our Guest
    Jeff Gamet is a podcaster, technology blogger, artist, and author. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s managing editor, and Smile’s TextExpander Evangelist. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram as @jgamet,
    About our Co-Host
    Co-Host Warren Sklar @Wsklar is an IT Consultant and moderator of the Mac To The Future FaceBook Group with over 3000 members talking about all things Apple. Request to join this group to be among people who love Apple

    148 - iOS 14.5 is Big Time with Changes and a Mask - With Guests Brittany Smith and Jeff Gamet

    148 - iOS 14.5 is Big Time with Changes and a Mask - With Guests Brittany Smith and Jeff Gamet

    The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by Brittany Smith and Jeff Gamet. Apple has phenomenal Q2 results, iOS 14.5 is out we discuss all the great changes including unlock with mask using the Apple Watch and turning on Apple Watch backup to iCloud. Using. Color balance on an Apple TV great new tool in tvOS 14.5. The, Apple Clips app update with AI support do still we still use that app? Plus so much more. 
    The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
    
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    News
    Apple's Jaw-Dropping Q2 2021 by the Numbers
    Apple says 50% of Mac and iPad buyers during Q2 were new to the devices
    Apple Began Preparing for AirTag Regulatory Approval Nearly Two Years Ago We also talk about did we order them will they arrive on Friday 4/30?
    Apple Says New 12.9-Inch iPad Pro is 'Functionally Compatible' With Older Magic Keyboard, But Fit May Be Imperfect When Closed - iPad Pro preorder is tomorrow 4/30.
    Apple's Clips App Adds Immersive AR Spaces Enabled With LiDAR Scanner
    Apple releases updated firmware version for AirPods and AirPods Pro
    Apple testing new tags feature in the App Store for improved granularity in search [Offiically rolling out]
    Topics
    Beta this week. iOS 14.6 Beta 1 is still out from last week when iOS 14.5 RC was released. Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS and iPadOS 14.6 to Public Beta Testers
    iOS 14.5 was released on Monday 4/26 and is now finally out! It only took 87 days and 8 betas to finally release it. We go over our favorite features and well of course we all love being able to unlock our iPhone wearing a mask with the Apple Watch. Jeff Gamet even did a video about this. How to Unlock Your iPhone with AppleWatch While Wearing a Face Mask  
    This Wikipedia article shows the list of all the changes in iOS 14.5: iOS version history - Wikipedia
    HomePod 14.5 was also released. MacOS 11.3 Big Sur now allows HomePod Pairs play in sync.
    The Apple TV in tvOS 14.5 is the color balance feature that lets you tweak the colors of your TV on Apple TV and we discuss this.  Jeff Gamet has a great video he did on using the color balance tool. How to Color Balance your Apple TV 
    Apple TV Siri Remote is it worth purchasing to replace the old one? 
    Our Host
    Your Host Dave Ginsburg  is an IT Professional With over 22 years experience working with Mac and Windows as well as iOS devices. He is also President of The Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group

    About our Guests
    Brittany Smith is a Productivity, ADHD, and Technology Coach in Portland, Oregon.  Life's Mission: making stuff suck less. 
    Giant nerd: Master's of Science degree in Cognitive Neuroscience, Star Wars-everything, Apple-enthusiast (obviously), and loves talking about the intersection of our brains and technology. Her website is Devise & Conquer Coaching Tech Tips on YouTube: Devise & Conquer Follow her on Twitter: @addliberator
    Jeff Gamet is a podcaster, technology blogger, artist, and author. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s managing editor, and Smile’s TextExpander Evangelist. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram as @jgamet,
    About our Co-Host
    Co-Host Warren Sklar @Wsklar is an IT Consultant and moderator of the Mac To The Future FaceBook Group with over 3000 members talking about all things Apple. Request to join this group to be among people who love Apple

    147 - AirTag Will Find your Stuff and a Purple iPhone - With Guest Chuck Joiner

    147 - AirTag Will Find your Stuff and a Purple iPhone - With Guest Chuck Joiner

    The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren and guest Chuck Joiner. The Apple Event was this week we talk about the new AirTag, iPad Pros, and Apple TV 4K and will we be buying new stuff. iOS 14.6 Beta 1 is out, new Apple Card Family and Podcasts App. Also is the Apple trade in worth it and AppleCare+ for Apple TV plus more.
    The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
    
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    News
    Apple's Trade-In Partner Phobio Has Reportedly Faced an 'Alarming Uptick' in Complaints
    Apple's Greg Joswiak: No Plans to Merge Mac and iPad
    Topics
    Beta this week. iOS 14.5 Beta RC was released this week which is a near final version. As well at the same time iOS 14.6 Beta is released to start testing. Apple wastes no time with the next update. Apple releases first betas of iOS 14.6, watchOS 7.5, and more to developers
    iOS 14.6 makes it easier for beta users to install RC build and skip other available beta updates
    Apple Event Coverage
    Spring Loaded Apple Event was really loaded with new product releases. We review the event, the products, and what we are going to buy. 
    Briefly:  Apple Card now adds Apple Card Family and you can now have your spouse on the same account as well as you can add family sharing members like kids on to use the card with limits. The Credit limits will be combined and the lowest APR will be added to the combined account.  
    Apple leads the next chapter of podcasting with Apple Podcasts Subscriptions
    iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini have Purple as a color choice. Not the 12 Pro pr 12 Pro Max. 
    AirTag
    The AirTag is rated IP67 for water and dust resistance. 31 different emoji can be engraved on the AirTag, but not all at once. Sorry. You can spend $449 on a luggage tag for your $29 AirTag thanks to Hermès, who are kind enough to throw the AirTag in at that price. iPad Pro
    The maximum storage capacity of the iPad Pro has been increased to 2TB and the storage is up to 2x faster. Graphics performance is 40% faster than the A12Z iPad Pro and 1500 times faster than the original iPad. The M1 in the iPad Pros is 75 times faster than the original iPad and 50% faster than the A12Z iPad Pro’s CPU. 5G mobile connectivity is available worldwide, with millimeter wave limited to the US. The iPad Pros support WiFi 6. Storage options range from 128GB to 2TB Memory options 8GB RAM with the 128, 256, and 512GB storage. 16GB RAM with 1TB and 2TB  The 11” iPad Pro weighs 1.03 pounds (466 grams) unless you get the cellular model, which adds .01 pound (4 grams), while the 12.9” model weighs in at 1.5 pounds (682 grams) and a smidge more for the cellular model. Apple revealed that the 1TB and 2TB models feature a whopping 16GB of memory, while the lower capacity models have 8GB. The Liquid Retina XDR display on the 12.9” iPad Pro has 10,000 Mini-LEDs, 2596 local dimming zones, a 1,000,000 to 1 contrast ratio, 1000 nits of full screen brightness, and 1600 nits of peak brightness. The 11” model is 2388 x 1668 pixels with a 600 nit brightness. Both screens have 1.8% reflectivity. The new TrueDepth camera has a 12MP sensor, with a 122-degree field of view and 𝑓/2.4 aperture. The TrueDepth camera captures video at 1080p and 25, 30, or 60 fps. Apple TV 4K with new Siri Remote
    AppleCare+ for Apple TV Now Available for the First Time
    The device streams 4K video just as the name suggests. New Siri Remote! At 5.8 x 1.4 inches, the Siri Remote is a little larger than the one it replaces and weighs 63 grams. The Apple TV 4K now supports Bluetooth 5 an upgrade to the older model’s Bluetooth 4. WiFi 6 is supported. The new Apple TV 4K uses the A12 Bionic chip. They are still selling the Apple TV HD with the new Siri Remote for $149 The new 2nd season of Ted Lasso will be released on July 23rd.
    Our Host
    Your Host Dave Ginsburg  is an IT Professional With over 22 years experience working with Ma

    146 - Reaction Time Apple's Spring Loaded Event With Mike Potter and Chuck Joiner

    146 - Reaction Time Apple's Spring Loaded Event With Mike Potter and Chuck Joiner

    The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave - This is a simulcast of For Mac Eyes Only with Mike Potter and Chuck Joiner and Dave joins them to react to the Apple announcements during the Spring Loaded Event on April 20, 2021.
    You can view the event at this link. Watch the Event
    Items announced
    AirTag
    New iPad Pro
    Purple iPhone 12
    New Apple TV 4K with New Siri Remote
     
     
     
     

    145 - Apple CarPlay Review with a New (Used) Muscle Car - With Guest Kelly Guimont

    145 - Apple CarPlay Review with a New (Used) Muscle Car - With Guest Kelly Guimont

    The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave is joined by guest Kelly Guimont. Dave has a very first new (used) car with CarPlay and he reviews all the great features and does a comparison to Android Auto. Spring Loaded Apple event is coming next week we review what could be released. iOS 14.5 beta 8 is released and it should be released next week. Is there a new HomePod TV Box coming soon? We review. Samsung iTest lets you see an Android on your iPhone plus more.
    The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
    
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    News
    Siri Reveals Apple Event Planned for Tuesday, April 20    Apple's 'Spring Loaded' Event Officially Announced for Tuesday, April 20
    Apple Fitness+ Getting New Workouts for Expecting Mothers, Older Adults, and More on April 19
    iPhone 12 Mini Missing From Top 5 Best Selling Smartphone List of January 2021 Plus there are rumors that the iPhone 13 will not have a mini version. 
    Roku unveils new remote with dedicated Apple TV+ button, 'find my remote' feature
    Apple TV+ has the highest-quality content out of all streaming services
    Topics
    Beta this week. iOS 14.5 Beta 8 was released this week is expected to be released next week during the Apple Event. Apple releases iOS 14.5 beta 8 to developers, public release expected soon   Two-Thirds of iPhone Users Expected to Block Ad Tracking
    Could this be a thing? Bloomberg: Apple developing connected TV box with integrated HomePod speaker and FaceTime camera
    This was a sad announcement and we reviewed this.  Logitech discontinues its popular universal Harmony remotes
    Dave’s first few days with CarPlay. Dave bought a new (used) Dodge Charger and it was 7 years in the making to finally have a car with CarPlay and boy was he happy. He gives first impressions and no surprise its great. iOS - CarPlay
    Here are some photos of the interface.

    Compared to Android Auto

    Very strange you can “experience an Android using Samsung's 'iTest' Lets You Try a Galaxy Device on Your iPhone Does it make you want to switch? I don’t think so. 
    Our Host
    Your Host Dave Ginsburg  is an IT Professional With over 22 years experience working with Mac and Windows as well as iOS devices. He is also President of The Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group

    About our Guest
    Kelly Guimont writes for The Mac Observer and is the host of The Daily Observations Podcast. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @verso
    About our Co-Host
    Co-Host Warren Sklar @Wsklar is an IT Consultant and moderator of the Mac To The Future FaceBook Group with over 3000 members talking about all things Apple. Request to join this group to be among people who love Apple

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

danstar4 ,

Best IOS

Love the podcast. Keeps me informed on the IPhone and updates and news. Also has good app recomendations.

Aloysius 4 ,

Facts, fun

Dave provides a great mix of projected iOS-related products, news about iOS problems, good banter with his guests and even some historical perspective on Apple’s history. Good pacing, never boring

llmfhjnbgrhg4(?!! ,

Great but

David and Melissa was the best together but he bounced back just wish he get better podcast mic because I have to turned up super loud. Keep up the good work

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