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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.

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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.

    155 - Lola Bit the AirTag and it Cannot be Paired - With Guest Holden and Brian DePardo

    155 - Lola Bit the AirTag and it Cannot be Paired - With Guest Holden and Brian DePardo

    The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren they are joined by returning guests Holden DePardo and Brian DePardo. Warren's dog bit her airtag and we wondered did it survive and keep working? Many complaints about iPadOS15 and lack of features we discuss. There were many items not discussed during the WWDC keynote including supporting NTFS drives to copy files to the iPad and more. Are Apple Podcast subscriptions worth it and we we review this. There 2 betas iOS14.7 and iOS15 plus 3 great app picks by our guests. 
    The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
    
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    News
    Apple Launches Podcasts Subscriptions
    Facebook to launch its own podcast platform next week
    Apple CEO Tim Cook: Sideloading Apps Would 'Destroy the Security' of the iPhone
    Congress to vote on new antitrust package that wants zero Apple pre-installed apps on the iPhone
    Sonos Complains About Apple's Restrictions on Third-Party Siri Access in Antitrust Hearing
    Angry Birds Reloaded, Doodle God Universe and Alto's Odyssey: The Lost City Coming to Apple Arcade
    Apple to Reduce Apple TV+ Free Trial to Three Months From July 1
    Apple Maintains 5G Market Lead in Q1 2021 Despite Vivo and Samsung Gains
    Beats Studio Buds vs. AirPods and AirPods Pro
    Topics
    AirTags and Dogs Warren’s dog Lola did bite  the tag did it survive? Well it would not pair to hos iPhone we discuss.  How to reset your AirTag
    Beta this week. iOD 14.7 Beta 3 was released are we closer to finally being released now that iOS 15 is in full swing? iOS15 Beta week 2 and it will not be released as a public beta until July 2021. 
    Apple Seeds Third Betas of iOS and iPadOS 14.7 to Developers
    iOS15 still in beta 1 You Won’t Get These iOS 15 Features without an iPhone XS/XR or Newer
    We talk about the many items that were discovered added to iOS15 and iPadOS15  that were not mentioned in the WWDC keynote. Of note the support of NTFS drives and a progress indicator. 
    iPadOS 15: Files App Gains NTFS Support, Progress Indicator, and More
    iPhone Apps on iPadOS 15 Now Run in Landscape
    iOS 15 Allows You to Request Refunds for In-App Purchases Directly Within Apps
    App Picks

    Brian:
    iA Writer - Best writing tool out there.
    pwd - Password Generator - Beautiful free password generator
    Holden
    CardHop 
    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
    Holden DePardo studies computer science and co-hosts two podcasts: Respawn Aim Fire and Networked Podcast. Twitter: @holdendepardo 
    Brian DePardo is a writer and IT Professional living in Dallas, TX he is on Twitter @briandepardo
    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.

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    154 - WWDC Overload iCloud+, Privacy and More - With Guests Jeff Gamet and Kelly Guimont

    154 - WWDC Overload iCloud+, Privacy and More - With Guests Jeff Gamet and Kelly Guimont

    The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren we are joined by Kelly Guimont and Jeff Gamet.  #WWDC21 is all the talk we love Live Text! iOS has 2 betas will iOS 14.7 Beta 2 and iOS15 was released this week. The iPad finally has Widgets on the home screen and the app library with app shelf . Great new privacy stuff added including iCloud Private Relay @davehamilton has a great article with an in depth review of this . iCloud+ and so many new privacy features at no cost and more.
    The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
    
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    News
    The news this week was #WWDC21 and what new things were released. We dig into this in the topics. 
    Topics
    Kelly and Dave review the WWDC predictions they gave from last week’s episode. 
    Beta this week  iOS14.7 Beta 2 is still out and should be released soon. Meanwhile iOS15 and PadOS15 was announced at WWDC this week. It's a developer beta only and Apple will release the public beta in July. We talk about iOS15 iOS 15 Preview - Features and iPadOS15 iPadOS 15 Preview - Features what's exciting and what to look forward to as a few of us have it installed. iPadOS15 finally has widgets and Apple Library with a shelf stack plus the new live text feature. 
    Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 8 to Developers
    Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 15 to Developers
    Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS and iPadOS 15 to Developers
    iOS 15 Compatible With All iPhones That Run iOS 14
    iOS 15 Preview - Apple 
    iPadOS 15 Preview - Apple 
    watchOS 8 Preview - Apple 
    WWDC announcements were great but it was quite a bit to take in. 
    We discuss
    SharePlay
    FaceTime
    Live Text
    Visual Look Up
    iPadOS15  added Widgets to home screen, App Library,  and App Shelf Stack
    Weather App more features added from Dark Sky App could Dark Sky days be numbered?
    Here are some of the items we discuss beyond the OS releases. There are many features we may miss this week look to see us discuss in future shows. 
    Privacy
    iCloud+
    iCloud+ Pricing is same its all included Account recovery Add recovery contact list and call them and get code. Digital Legacy Program,  so when someone passes this gives loved ones access to their iCloud account iCloud Keychain Gets Time Based One Time Passwords 3 weeks of free access to iCloud storage when migrating a device.  Mail Privacy Protection Hide my Email creates unique random email sends to your email. HomeKit Secure Video does not go against storage and unlimited cameras. Private Relay - Insures privacy Traffic is encrypted. iOS 15 'iCloud Private Relay' Feature Won't Be Available in China, Belarus, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and More iCloud+ to Let iCloud Mail Users Personalize Their Email Domain Name Our friend Dave Hamilton from Mac Observer's Mac Geek Gab wrote this exciting article about iCloud Privacy Relay. Digging into Apple's iCloud Private Relay and we give our thoughts on this topic. 
    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
    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
    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 and YouTube https://youtube.com/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.

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    153 - WWDC 2021 Crackpot Theories - With Guest Kelly Guimont

    153 - WWDC 2021 Crackpot Theories - With Guest Kelly Guimont

    The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Kelly Guimont. #WWDC21 is coming next week. We give our predictions to what could get announced including, HomeOS and a new iMessage upgrade. The iPod celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and could there be a new iPod Touch that supports lossless audio? iOS 14.6 has had complaints about battery drain we give tips on iOS battery life. iWork app updates for iOS & new wallet app website that does a great job explaining its benefits plus more.
    The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
    
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    News
    Apple Highlights Benefits of the Wallet App, Apple Pay, and Apple Cash on New Webpages connect your Apple Cash card to the app store.
    Discontinued HomePod now widely unavailable at Apple Stores, but still in stock online
    Apple TV App Now Available on Android TV OS Check out Ted Lasso - a sub-podcast of TeeVee
    iPhones are the most popular devices for trade-in, upgrade programs : Apple World Today
    Topics
    Beta this week. iOS 14.7 Beta 2 
    Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS and iPadOS 14.7 to Developers Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 7.6 to Developers Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 14.7 to Developers WWDC Predictions and we will compare on next weeks show.  Apple WWDC 2021: How to watch and what to expect Kelly and Dave give their predictions. 
    HomeOS could this be a standalone OS for HomePod and maybe a HomePod with video? homeOS to join Apple's macOS, iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, tvOS? : Apple World Today Messages Apple's iMessage to Finally Get Major Update at WWDC? Airpods 3 could they announce these?  It is the 20th anniversary of the iPod. Could the iPod Touch be upgraded? Maybe with cellular data? You could wish for those who don’t want an iPhone. Concept: Meet iPod Max with Apple Music Lossless and AirPods Max focus New OS’s of course. Will iPadOS be revolutionary? Tips
    Some Users Reporting Excessive Battery Drain Following iOS 14.6 Update
    iOS 14.6 Battery Life Draining Issues? 8 Tips to Help - FaceTime video calls can also drain the battery.
    15 Features Low Power Mode Disables or Reduces on Your iPhone
    Apps
    Firefox launches major Mac/iOS update with refreshed design
    Apple Updates iWork for iOS and macOS With New Linking Features and More
    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

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    152 - iPad Pro Reviews and iOS 14.6 New Features - With Guest Jeff Gamet

    152 - iPad Pro Reviews and iOS 14.6 New Features - With Guest Jeff Gamet

    The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren with guest Jeff Gamet We review the new  iPad Pro Dave has the 11" and Warren the 12.9" model.Su iOS 14.6 released we review new features including why do you have to un/re pair the Apple Watch Series 3. Our favorite iPad cases. A review of the new Siri Remote for the Apple TV
    The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
    
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    News
    Zoom Adds Support for iPad Pro's New Center Stage Feature
    HomePod and HomePod mini to Gain Support For Apple Music Lossless Audio in Future Software Update      here is the cable Warren mentioned. 
    Some New Apple TV 4K Users Report 4K Content Incorrectly Labeled as HD
    Apple TV 4K Very Easy to Repair but Siri Remote Battery Difficult to Replace, Teardown Shows
    Topics
    iOS 14.6 was released this week. We review some of the key features. 
    How do I add a family member to my Apple Card?
    iOS 14.6 Features: Everything New in iOS 14.6
    Beta this week. iOS 14.7 beta 1 is still out, no new changes to beta this week. 
    iPad Pro reviews. Dave has the new 11” iPad Pro and Warren has the 12.9”model and we both give out reviews of what we like and dislike about them. Dave ran benchmarks on the 2018 vs 2021 model and did find some interesting results. 
    iPad cases what are the ones we use and work. 
    Warren bought the Logitech case for 12.9 
    Dave has these cases 
    Apple Magic Keyboard
    Moft Stand Float and Case
    Zugu iPad Case
    Apple Pencil how do we use it and is it of value to you. We discuss what apps we like to use and do you value it. 
    Dave reviews the new Siri Remote for the Apple TV.
    https://9to5mac.com/2021/05/27/apple-tv-siri-remote-control-tv-receiver/
    Forgot to mention this earlier in the show about iOS 14.6 the fact that its crazy you have un / re pair the Series 3 Apple Watch. Apple Watch Series 3 Owners Now Required to Perform Restore When Updating Due to Storage Constraints
    Audio streaming with the new Apple TV 4K to your TV.
    Apple TV 4K: How to Stream Audio From Your TV's Inputs to HomePod (eARC)
    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 and YouTube https://youtube.com/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.

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    151 - I Am Lossless without Apple Music - With Guest Guy Serle

    151 - I Am Lossless without Apple Music - With Guest Guy Serle

    The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by Guest Guy Serle. Apple Lossless is here and it doesn’t with Apple Airpods or HomePods. iOS 14.6 RC 2 and iOS 14.7 Beta is out we discuss. You can already hack a AirTag, the new iPad Pro is shipping to everyone and Dave will receive his 11” model. We also talk about How to manage your iPhone and iPad storage on the device as well as managing iCloud.
    The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
    
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    News
    It's already possible to hack an AirTag
    AirTags Work as an NFC Trigger for Apple Shortcuts
    New 'Beats Studio Buds' Revealed in iOS and tvOS 14.6
    Microsoft Teams now available to friends and family
    Apple Store App on iPad Gets Redesign
    New 12.9-inch iPad Pro 'Works Perfect' With Previous Generation Magic Keyboard, But Fit is a 'Little Bit Snug'
    Apple Rolling Out Fix for Greyed Out App Tracking Transparency Toggle
    Apple Music app repeatedly crashing for CarPlay users running iOS 14.5.1
    Apple announces a slew of accessibility updates
    Topics
    Beta this week. iOS 14.6 RC and iOS 14.7 Beta 1 were released.   Apple Seeds iOS and iPadOS 14.6 Release Candidate to Developers Apple Seeds tvOS 14.6 Release Candidate to Developers Apple Seeds watchOS 7.5 Release Candidate to Developers
    iOS 14.7 beta lets you set timers on HomePod using Home app
     Apple Releases First Betas of iOS 14.7, iPadOS 14.7, tvOS 14.7, watchOS 7.6 and macOS Big Sur 11.5 to Developers
    iPad Pros have shipped and they are receiving rave reviews. Dave should receive his next week and we discuss what we use are iPads for and is it worth upgrading.
    Apple Music with Lossless support, Spacial audio, and Dolby Atmos was announced this week. We discuss why the Apple Airpods, Pro, and Mac don’t work witt this and is this really a big deal. The links below review some of what was discussed.
    Apple Music Gaining Spatial Audio and Lossless Audio in iOS 14.6, 
    Not All Tracks Supported at Launch  
    Apple Music Launching Spatial Audio With Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio in June at No Extra Cost  
    AirPods, AirPods Max and AirPods Pro Don't Support Apple Music Lossless Audio 
    Apple Music Lossless: What Devices are Supported?
    HomePod Will Support Spatial Audio for Apple Music, But Not Lossless Audio
    AirPods Max Won't Directly Support Lossless Apple Music Over Lightning
    How to listen to Apple Music Lossless, Hi-Res Lossless, Dolby Atmos
    Tips
    How to Reduce Your iCloud Backup Data Size on iPhone / iPad
    How to Free Up Storage Space on iPhone and iPad
    Apps
    Award-Winning iPhone Camera App Halide Expands to iPad With New 'Pro View'
    Camo 
    Luma Fusion 
    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
    Guy Serle Is the host of the MyMac Podcast. Email: guy@mymac.com Twitter: @MacParrot or VertShark Podcasts: MyMac Podcast http://mymac.com ,  Mac to the Future GO! Podcast

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    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.

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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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