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In Touch with iOS

Release Date: 02/07/2021

282 -  The Police and NameDrop on an iPhone - With Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig show art 282 - The Police and NameDrop on an iPhone - With Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig

In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Chuck Joiner,, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. Many police departments provided misinformation about security and the NameDrop feature on iPhone and the panel gives their thoughts on this. Do you use use a privacy screens on your iPhone? We discuss their use and is it worth using them. The evolution of iPhone Camera Lenses. We look back at how far the iPhone has come over the years with this camera. 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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281-  iMessage RCS, MMS,SMS and The Green Bubble - With Patrice Brend’amour, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig show art 281- iMessage RCS, MMS,SMS and The Green Bubble - With Patrice Brend’amour, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig

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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280 -  Your Carrier or Apple Store Where to Buy Your iPhone - With Jeff Gamet and Ben Roethig show art 280 - Your Carrier or Apple Store Where to Buy Your iPhone - With Jeff Gamet and Ben Roethig

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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279 -  Birthday Bash, Cable Twisting, and Apple Pencil USB-C Review - With Patrice Brend’amour, Kelly Guimont, Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig show art 279 - Birthday Bash, Cable Twisting, and Apple Pencil USB-C Review - With Patrice Brend’amour, Kelly Guimont, Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig

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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278 -  Testing Drive Speed On Your iPhone - With Guy Serle, Chuck Joiner, and Ben Roethig show art 278 - Testing Drive Speed On Your iPhone - With Guy Serle, Chuck Joiner, and Ben Roethig

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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277 -  iPhone 15 Pro Max Camera at U2 -  With Kelly Guimont, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig show art 277 - iPhone 15 Pro Max Camera at U2 - With Kelly Guimont, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig

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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276 -  In Touch with Cables and Apple Pencils - With Chuck Joiner,  Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig show art 276 - In Touch with Cables and Apple Pencils - With Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig

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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275 -  Jeff Wants a new CarPlay Head Unit in his Car With Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig show art 275 - Jeff Wants a new CarPlay Head Unit in his Car With Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig

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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274 -  That Action Button Has Shortcuts - With Kelly Guimont, Jeff Gamet, and Holden DePardo show art 274 - That Action Button Has Shortcuts - With Kelly Guimont, Jeff Gamet, and Holden DePardo

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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273 -  One More Thing, AirPods Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max - With Guest Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig show art 273 - One More Thing, AirPods Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max - With Guest Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig

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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More Episodes

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren we discuss what Apple Watch is best for you. iOS 14.5 Beta 1 includes Face ID works with a mask using Apple Watch. Apple One bundles 4 months later are they still worth it? Plus tips on screenshots and requesting desktop website. 

The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com


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Topics

PSA reminder - if you haven't already done so make sure you updated your iPhone and iPad to iOS 14.4 since it had 3 serious security flaws. 

Beta this week. iOS 14.5 Beta 1 the big announcement was the ability to unlock your iPhone with Face ID while wearing a mask with your Apple Watch. We review all the changes added along with iPadOS, WatchOS, and tvOS. Warren did have an issue with his Series 5 Watch and Face ID we talk about this in the topics. 

Hands-On With the Apple Watch iPhone Unlocking Feature in iOS 14.5

Everything New in the iOS 14.5 Beta

iOS 14.5 to Add Support for Joint Apple Card Accounts

Apple Fitness+ Gaining AirPlay 2 Support in iOS 14.5

iOS 14.5 Enables 5G in Dual-SIM Mode on iPhone 12 Models

iOS 14.5 Adds an Option to Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch if You're Wearing a Mask

Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 7.4 to Developers

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 14.5 to Developers

Apple TV Series 3 slow death. YouTube is pulling the app from the old Series 3 Apple TV it seems this version is becoming obsolete sooner or later. Older Apple TV will require AirPlay for YouTube video playback starting next month

Warren decided to upgrade  the Apple Watch to Series 6 as he was having issues with iOS 14.5 beta and Face ID. He reviews his experience. We also discuss what Apple Watch is right for you. Which Apple Watch should you buy?

Apple One bundle 4 months later. Is the Apple bundle still worth it? The Apple One Bundle was released in October 2020 and 4 months later we talk about the value and is it worth it to you in the long run.. Apple TV+ subscribers will continue receiving credit refunds until June

Apple One

Family sharing does come in handy as part of the 2 higher tiers with this bundle. Dave talks about one of his family members not able to backup her iPad and iPhone due to space limitations

Tips

Taking Screenshots of a website page and save as a PDF.

Using Request Desktop Site in Mobile Safari

Apps

Discovery+

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 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.