29 episodes

Join Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent for iOS Today, TWiT.tv's podcast for all things iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and more! From app reviews to helpful tips and tricks, from the latest news to the coolest accessories, Rosemary and Mikah will help you make the most of all your iOS devices. Send in your questions and feedback to iOSToday@twit.tv.

Records live every Tuesday at Noon Eastern / 9:00am Pacific / 17:00 UTC.

iOS Today (Audio‪)‬ iOS Today

    • Technology
    • 4.1 • 512 Ratings

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Join Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent for iOS Today, TWiT.tv's podcast for all things iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and more! From app reviews to helpful tips and tricks, from the latest news to the coolest accessories, Rosemary and Mikah will help you make the most of all your iOS devices. Send in your questions and feedback to iOSToday@twit.tv.

Records live every Tuesday at Noon Eastern / 9:00am Pacific / 17:00 UTC.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Tips & Tricks for Apple TV - Siri, Home Theater Audio, HomeKit, Up Next, TV Button

    Tips & Tricks for Apple TV - Siri, Home Theater Audio, HomeKit, Up Next, TV Button

    There's a lot you can do with your Apple TV that's not immediately obvious when you first set it up. Christopher Lawley and Mikah Sargent share some tips, tricks, settings, and features for your Apple TV that'll make you a power user in no time!

    Use Siri on your Apple TV
    Set up home theater audio with HomePod mini or HomePod
    Set up your HomePod, HomePod mini, Apple TV, or iPad as a home hub
    Use Bluetooth accessories with your Apple TV
    Use AirPlay to stream video or mirror the screen of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch - Apple Support
    Use Up Next to keep track of what you have to watch.
    Use "Reduce Loud Sounds" to normalize audio.
    News

    iCloud for Windows Users Complain of Corrupted Videos, Photos From Strangers
    iPhone 14 Plus demand continues to lag, panel shipments 'close to zero'
    Feedback & Questions

    Bill is having trouble viewing video on the M1 iPad Pro.
    Ben wants to know how to clean the back of the Apple Watch.
    Michael is curious why some "Up Next" content doesn't display on the Apple TV app for macOS.
    App Caps

    Christopher's App Cap: MakePass
    Mikah's App Cap: Hive Social
    Host: Mikah Sargent

    Co-Host: Christopher Lawley

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

    Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

    You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

    Sponsors:
    addigy.com/twit
    rocketmoney.com/IOS
    eightsleep.com/ios

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Plan & Prepare Your Holiday Get-Togethers - Find My, Paprika, Parcel, Polls, Elfster, and more!

    Plan & Prepare Your Holiday Get-Togethers - Find My, Paprika, Parcel, Polls, Elfster, and more!

    The holidays are nearly upon us and that means it's time to prepare and plan out your get-togethers. Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent share some of the best apps to use to help your holidays run smoothly and charmingly.

    Reminders
    Notes
    Apple Maps
    Find My
    Glympse -Share your location
    Elfster: The Secret Santa App
    Polls for iMessage
    Numbers
    Paprika Recipe Manager 3
    Parcel - Delivery Tracking


    News

    Emergency SOS via satellite available today on iPhone 14 lineup
    Apple to restrict 'Everyone' option in AirDrop to 10 minutes in China with iOS 16.1.1
    AirPods 2 drop below $90 again before Black Friday
    Apple is pushing a rare discount on Macs for small businesses
    Black Friday might be your last best chance to buy a Mac before prices skyrocket


    Shortcuts Corner

    Rosemary shows off some holiday HomeKit automations
    Chris shares a Shortcut they created to manage podcast downloads.


    Feedback & Questions

    Tanya shares an app to help manage podcast downloads and streaming: Pocket Casts.
    Travis shares another app to help manage podcast downloads: iCatcher.
    Chris shares a recently discovered feature on Apple TV: Activating the App Switcher.


    App Caps

    Rosemary's App Cap: Redirect Web for Safari
    Mikah's App Cap: Mem
    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

    Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

    You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

    Sponsors:
    eightsleep.com/ios
    bitwarden.com/twit
    addigy.com/twit

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Using Stage Manager on iPad - Learn how to use the new multitasking, multi-window mode in iPadOS 16.1

    Using Stage Manager on iPad - Learn how to use the new multitasking, multi-window mode in iPadOS 16.1

    With the launch of iPadOS 16.1, Apple introduced a new multi-window multitasking mode called Stage Manager. Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent show you the ins and outs of Stage Manager and discuss the pros and cons of the new iPadOS and macOS feature.

    Use Stage Manager to organize apps and windows on Mac
    Organize your Mac desktop with Stage Manager
    Move, resize, and organize windows with Stage Manager on iPad
    Turn Stage Manager on or off on your iPad


    News

    Update on supply of iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
    Veterans find relief from nightmares with NightWare and Apple Watch
    Apple wants to change the 'Hey Siri' trigger command to just 'Siri'


    Shortcuts Corner

    Melissa wants to schedule overnight podcast downloads.
    David needs help fine-tuning a location-based automation and Shortcut.


    Feedback & Questions

    Burke is looking for app-based control of Hue lights using the Apple TV.


    App Caps

    Rosemary's App Cap: Micro.blog
    Mikah's App Cap: Mastodon for iPhone and iPad
    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

    Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

    You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

    Sponsors:
    rocketmoney.com/IOS
    eightsleep.com/ios
    policygenius.com/ios

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Idle Apps and Games - Nonogram, Builderment, Pigment, Pixel Pals, and more!

    Idle Apps and Games - Nonogram, Builderment, Pigment, Pixel Pals, and more!

    Need something to keep you entertained while you're waiting in a long line? These idle apps and games for iPhone and iPad are perfect for short bursts of interaction and boredom busting.

    Nonogram.com - Number Puzzle
    Nonogram.com Color: Logic Game
    Builderment
    Affirmations - Care Reminders
    Moon Pioneer
    Apollo for Reddit
    Pigment
    Pixel Pals - Widget & Activity


    News

    The iOS App Store is suddenly riddled with ads
    iOS 16.2 wants iPhone users to report accidental activations of Emergency SOS
    tvOS 16.2 adds feature where Siri will recognize your voice
    USB-C iPhone confirmed by Apple, could it be iPhone 15?
    Apple warns that iOS 15, macOS 12 devices could still have 'known security issues'
    iOS 16.2 Expected to Launch in Mid-December With Several New Features
    PSA: Apple Sending Emails About Apple One, Apple Music, and Apple TV+ Pricing Increases


    Shortcuts Corner

    Adrian needs help adding multiple tags to Reminders.


    Feedback & Questions

    Aaron is curious why Apple TV never seems to mark watched content as watched.
    Alan provides some feedback regarding Bluetooth connectivity dropouts, asks why Bluetooth cuts out for some audio content, and needs help adjusting sound notifications for Apple Watch and iPhone.


    App Caps

    Rosemary's App Cap: Google Chrome & Google Translate
    Mikah's App Cap: stitch.
    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

    Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

    You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

    Sponsors:
    eightsleep.com/ios
    nureva.com/twit

    • 1 hr 34 min
    iPadOS 16(.1) - iCloud Shared Photo Library, Stage Manager, Weather App, Matter Support

    iPadOS 16(.1) - iCloud Shared Photo Library, Stage Manager, Weather App, Matter Support

    iPadOS 16 is finally here! It comes to us in the form of iPadOS 16.1. Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent run through some of the new features you can expect and discuss whether you should upgrade to a new iPad.

    Lift a subject from the photo background on iPad
    Set up or join an iCloud Shared Photo Library in Photos on iPad
    Use iCloud Shared Photo Library on iPad
    Use Visual Look Up to identify objects in your photos on iPad
    Move, resize, and organize windows with Stage Manager on iPad
    Check the weather on iPad
    Share Tab Groups and collaborate in Safari on iPad


    News

    Check out the first iPhone apps that support Live Activities and Dynamic Island with iOS 16.1
    Apple updates iWork apps with new collaboration features, iPadOS 16 enhancements, more
    Apple Releases New HomePod 16.1 Software With Matter Support


    Shortcuts Corner

    Rosemary shows off a new action in iOS and iPadOS 16.1 called "Get Focus Mode"
    Jason encourages Rosemary to share her Shortcut for the Apple Watch Ultra's Action Button.
    Rachel needs a Shortcut to send a message and/or an email to a group of people.


    Feedback & Questions

    George wonders why folders in the Notes app are no longer organized alphabetically.
    Stewart is having trouble getting time-based automations to work in a HomeKit home.


    App Caps

    Rosemary's App Cap: Tally
    Mikah's App Cap: Until
    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

    Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

    You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

    Sponsors:
    addigy.com/twit
    itpro.tv/twit

    iPadOS 16(.1) - iCloud Shared Photo Library, Stage Manager, Weather App, Matter Support

    iPadOS 16(.1) - iCloud Shared Photo Library, Stage Manager, Weather App, Matter Support

    iPadOS 16 is finally here! It comes to us in the form of iPadOS 16.1. Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent run through some of the new features you can expect and discuss whether you should upgrade to a new iPad.

    Lift a subject from the photo background on iPad
    Set up or join an iCloud Shared Photo Library in Photos on iPad
    Use iCloud Shared Photo Library on iPad
    Use Visual Look Up to identify objects in your photos on iPad
    Move, resize, and organize windows with Stage Manager on iPad
    Check the weather on iPad
    Share Tab Groups and collaborate in Safari on iPad


    News

    Check out the first iPhone apps that support Live Activities and Dynamic Island with iOS 16.1
    Apple updates iWork apps with new collaboration features, iPadOS 16 enhancements, more
    Apple Releases New HomePod 16.1 Software With Matter Support


    Shortcuts Corner

    Rosemary shows off a new action in iOS and iPadOS 16.1 called "Get Focus Mode"
    Jason encourages Rosemary to share her Shortcut for the Apple Watch Ultra's Action Button.
    Rachel needs a Shortcut to send a message and/or an email to a group of people.


    Feedback & Questions

    George wonders why folders in the Notes app are no longer organized alphabetically.
    Stewart is having trouble getting time-based automations to work in a HomeKit home.


    App Caps

    Rosemary's App Cap: Tally
    Mikah's App Cap: Until
    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

    Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

    You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

    Sponsors:
    addigy.com/twit
    itpro.tv/twit promo code TWIT30

    • 1 hr 28 min

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