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In Touch with iOS

Release Date: 01/09/2021

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In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest, Patrice Brend’amour, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig.Apple announced RCS for messages will be released in 2024. We discuss the impact and differences with MMS and SMS.  iOS 3rd party browsers are becoming more popular and new ones are released all the time.  We discuss the latest options on both the iPhone and iPad. We discuss iPhone and iPad backup ups and using iCloud along with iMazing. We review 3rd party browsers, Tips on messages, and more.  The show notes are at   Links to our Show Give us a...

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In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. Jeff gives us his experience buying an iPhone at T-Mobile store or Apple Store and we know which is better. Apple is adding RCS support in iMessage finally. We talk about what is left using the lightning port. Apple announced the 2023 App Store award finalists. iPhone 15 is 54% faster than the iPhone 14 on 5G. Apple Classical is now on iPad but where is it on the Mac. Plus much more.  The show notes are at   Links to our Show Give us a review on Apple Podcasts! we would really...

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In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Patrice Brend’amour, Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. We celebrate Dave’s birthday with the biggest panel to date. USB-C cables for iPhone and iPad, how durable are they? We review Consumer Reports article on how many twists before failing and more. Dave does a review of the Apple Pencil USB-C. Chuck arrives in time to discuss why Microsoft is asking if you need to exit OneDrive. Important iOS updates and more.  The show notes are at   Links to our Show Give us a review on Apple Podcasts! we would...

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In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by Guy Serle, Chuck Joiner,  and Ben Roethig. OWC has a new drive speed app for your iPhone to test external drive speeds for your photos. iOS 17 features none seems to talk about including decoding those laundry labels with icons on how to wash. In Touch with Mac we review all the announcements on M3, Macbook pro, and iMac. Shazam now includes local concert info, and more.  The show notes are at   Links to our Show Give us a review on Apple Podcasts! we would really appreciate it!   Another way to support...

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In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Kelly Guimonr, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. Dave was able to goto the U2 concert at the Sphere Las Vegas and gives his review of the amazing tech at the show and how the iPhone 15 Pro Max camera photo quality is. Report says that those using CarPlay tend to listen to AM/FM radio instead. Many updates to iOS including older versions with the latest 17.1 now out. Apple is raising prices on 3 services including Apple TV+ News+ alongwith the Apple One bundle. Kelly brings us a great Qi charging stand as well Jeff does the unboxing....

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In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. We have a great discussion on Thunderbolt and USB-C that X-Ray shows you get what you pay for. Apple needs to give us more than 5GB free storage and improve syncing. Apple released a lower priced Apple Pencil that charges with USB-C we discuss if its worth the lower price and the 3rd party pencils. Apple can update the iPhone inside the box and more.  The show notes are at   Links to our Show Give us a review on Apple Podcasts! we would really appreciate it!   ...

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In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. iPhone 15 has CarPlay issues with USB-C and Jeff wants a new CarPlay unit in his car. Plus reviews of CarPlay apps. Are the days of Google as default search on iPhone numbered? Why has it been so slow for US states to adopt digital iD’s on the iPhone, Makes no sense streaming devices still have micro USB jacks.  The show notes are at   Links to our Show Give us a review on Apple Podcasts! we would really appreciate it!   Another way to support the show is to...

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In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guests Kelly Guimont, Holden DePardo, and Jeff Gamet. We talk about the action button on the iPhone 15 Pro and how you can use shortcuts for multi functions. Steve Jobs passed 12 years ago. iOS 17.0.3 fixes iPhone 15 overheating. Dave reviews Apple Watch Series 9 and watch OS 10. Holden gives us his thoughts on his new iPhone 15 Pro Max.  The show notes are at   Links to our Show Give us a review on Apple Podcasts! we would really appreciate it!   Another way to support the show is to become a Patreon member ...

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In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. Dave and Chuck have their iPhone 15 Pro Max and give first impressions after almost 1 week of use. This includes the Action Button, USB-C, and camera upgrades. Dave reviews the Catalyst Influence iPhone case. Dave also has one more thing: A review of the Airpods Pro 2 with USB-C and you will be surprised. The Apple Finewoven case is not good. Security update for iOS 17.0.2 and much more. The show notes are at   Links to our Show Give us a review on Apple Podcasts! we would really...

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In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Jill McKinley, Chuck Joiner, and Ben Roethig. iOS 17 was released to everyone this week. We discuss some of the new features including live transcripts of voicemails, standby mode, and more.  Security updates released for all OS must install. Apple Watch double tap is not released just yet. iOS 17 tips including ping Apple Watch and Find My watch is set up. Much much more. The show notes are at   Links to our Show Give us a review on Apple Podcasts! we would really appreciate it!   Another way to...

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More Episodes

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren we are joined by Jeff Gamet. Pre CES events and Dave talks about some new products. 2021 and what to expect with Apple. New accessories roundup new app for viewing documents that works well.  

The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com


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News

Google Planning to Update iOS Apps With Privacy Labels Soon

iPhone 12 mini Sales Have Been Disappointing in the US

iPhone 12 Costs 21 Percent More to Make Than iPhone 11 

Apple touts the success of its various services     Apple Newsroom Link

Loup Ventures foresees future Apple services such as Health+, Maps+, Podcasts+, more

Topics

Beta this week. iOS 14.4 was released on 12/16/20 no updates since then are we near a release?

Dave has some new products received as gifts and wanted to provide a review but did he keep them? 

Car Vent Mount PRO with MagSafe for iPhone 12 sold by Apple 

Otterbox iPhone 12 Pro Max Case with Colorful Highlights | Aneu Series sold by Apple

This Hub is designed to be used with a M1 Mac with Thunderbolt 4 but he tested it with iPad and it works great. OWC Thunderbolt Hub for M1 Mac, Thunderbolt 3 equipped Mac, and Thunderbolt 4 PC

Warren’s Amazon Case

Jeff’s iPhone car mount

CES starts next week but some of the products have been announced at press events this week here are a few. 

Jabra Announces New Color Additions to Elite 85t Active Noise Cancelling Earbuds

Movo Introduces Smartphone Lenses for the Content Creators The Movo SPL Smartphone Lens Series comprises 3 different, high-quality, universal, clip-on lenses designed specifically for use with smartphones, both iOS and Android. Each lens offers a dynamic and unique perspective solution including fisheye, telephoto and wide angle. The Movo SPL series of lenses safely and conveniently attaches to any smartphone camera system without any additional hardware needed. It creates a dynamic photo and video capture experience on any smartphone by providing a variety of visual perspectives.

 

Movo Smartphone Lenses (SPL Series) models:

  •     SPL-FE Super Fisheye Lens: 238-degree, clip-on lens for smartphones; $39.95
  •     SPL-TELE Telephoto Lens: 3X zoom perspective, clip-on lens for smartphones; $39.95
  •     SPL-WA Wide Angle Lens: 18-mm perspective, clip-on lens for smartphones; $39.95

They will be released in late in the Q1 2021. 

2021 what do we expect from Apple. More insight on what to expect from our panel. 

Tips

Zoom now allows AirPlay sharing so you can share your iPhone or iPad natively right in Zoom.

 

Apps

Overviewer is a new app that turns an iPhone into a document camera for Zoom and virtual learning  APP LINK

'TV Remote' turns your iPhone into a universal control for TVs  APP LINK

 

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