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032 iOS 12 and Visit to Apple Store with special guest Mike Potter

032 iOS 12 and Visit to Apple Store with special guest Mike Potter This episode was recorded at the Apple Michigan Ave Chicago store Dave welcomed very special guest Mike Potter from For Mac Eyes Only podcast and Macstock coodinator. They were sitting outside the store next to the Riverfront talking about iOS 12 and Mike switching to iPhone.Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio Topics: Dave Ginsburg and Mike Potter discuss what was reviewed during the 3 hours...


031 Find My iPhone Is Your Friend

iPhones and roller coasters are not a good combination. Tune in to hear about this adventure as well as some important survival tips for when a lost device takes you on a wild ride! Dave reviews his experience from both presenting and attending the recent Macstock Conference and Expo. Melissa adds some device locating wisdom and an app update. Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio Apple Releases iOS 12 Developer Beta 6 for iPhone, iPad — The Mac Observer Google...


030 HomePod Returns

It’s time to update iOS again. The App Store turns ten. HomePod makes its way back into Dave’s heart as well as his humble abode. Melissa shares tips for remote screen-sharing support from one iOS device to another using TeamViewer. Dave reviews a great iPad stand by Belkin. You won’t want to miss out on the apps and gear we recommend in this episode. Tune in for a great discount on a ticket to Macstock 2018 July 21-22! Full show notes are at Direct Link to...


029 WWDC18 Recap

Apple announced many new features during their WWDC18 keynote from this past week. We discuss those and more of what you may want to consider when it’s time to apply the upgrades to iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. The upgrades will be released sometime in the coming months, but we want you to be prepared. Tune in for a great discount on a ticket to Macstock 2018! Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio News: Free Trials for All Paid Apps Now Possible Thanks to Updated App...


028 Getting More Out of Contacts App

We share tips for optimizing your contacts list so it works more efficiently. Tune in for a great discount on a ticket to Macstock 2018! Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio News: Apple Offering $50 Credit to Customers Who Paid for iPhone 6 and Later Battery Replacements From January to December 2017 — MacRumors Google News vs. Apple News on iOS — MacRumors Apple Drops Lightning to USB-C Cable from $25 to $19 — Mac Observer iPhone 7 Plus tops customer...


027 Getting Started with Contacts App

Wrangling your address book and all those contact listings can be a big challenge. We share tips on how to get started using the Contacts app on your iOS device so you can be more efficient and organized. Tune in for a great discount on a ticket to Macstock 2018! Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio News: Apple Reports Record $61.1 Billion in Revenues and EPS of $273, Beating Wall Street Estimates — The Mac Observer Apple Watch Business is Equal to a Fortune...


026 Happy Birthday Apple Watch

026 Happy Birthday Apple Watch We wrap up discussing browsing with Safari and talk about syncing tabs and adding emojis to bookmarks. Full show notes are on Direct Link to Audio News: Google Play Music’s Switch to YouTube Remix Could Give Apple Music a Big Subscriber Boost — The Mac Observer Apple Releases iOS 11.3.1: Includes Security Fixes and Addresses 3rd Party Screen Replacement Problem for iPhone 8 - The Mac Observer Happy Third Birthday Original Apple Watch!...


025 Navigating Safari

We share our most favorite tips for getting more out of Safari in iOS! Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio News: Apple Is Planning to Launch a News Subscription Service — Bloomberg Apple's iPhone 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature helping to reduce dangerous habits — appleinsider Messages in iCloud is still slated for a future release. It will likely show up as one of the apps you can toggle on or off in your iCloud settings. Settings >...


024 Edusketch

The sixth generation of iPad has been released and aimed at the education market. We discuss how Apple’s new education software is going to make learning fun, productive, and meaningful. There is a lot to like in the iOS 11.3 update with more to come soon after the betas have been tested. Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio News: Homework! Oh, Homework! is the poem by Jack Prelutsky featured in Apple’s latest iPad ad. Listen to Dave read a few lines of...


023 Wearable

Last time we talked a lot about devices that stay put. This time we want to talk about devices on the go — things we can wear while interacting with audible content. We’ll discuss tips for using Apple Watch with earpieces as well as news and hacks. Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio News Apple announces March 27th event focusing on education — The Verge Apple Acquires the Digital Magazine Service Texture — TidBITS Apple Releases iOS 11.3 Developer Beta 6...


022 Five Days with HomePod

Dave took one for the team and got himself a HomePod, so we dig deep and discuss why it should or should not be your personal assistant. We discuss apps for managing podcasts, third-party keyboards, spam caller blocking, and camera tweaks. We also cover apps that repurpose your devices in fun ways. Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio Apple Releases iOS 11.2.6 With Fix for Telugu Character Bug That Causes iOS Devices to Crash — MacRumors Apple Releases Minor...


021 A Little Assistance Please

Home Pod is finally coming to an Apple place near you, but neither Dave nor Melissa plans on getting one anytime soon. That won’t stop us from having some fun with all the virtual assistants we already know and love! We’ll give you some fun ideas to try out when training for your very own virtually assisted lifestyle. Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio Current Software Versions: iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, tvOS 11.2.5 for 4th Gen and later, macOS 10.13.3; Apple...


020 Who’s Your Nanny?

Should Apple be our Nanny when it comes to parental controls on the devices our children use? Melissa has a rant on why this could have less than desirable outcomes for families. She shares some valuable resources for parenting in the digital age. Podcasts are a great way to learn more about a subject of interest. Dave shares some more apps worth checking out that can make listening to podcasts more productive. Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio New Siri...


019 Happy New Gear

Dave and Melissa catch up and ring in the new year with some new gear as well as updates to user experiences and operating systems. Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio Apple to Offer $29 iPhone Battery Replacements, More Battery Health Info in iOS — MacRumors Apple Releases iOS 11.2.2 With Security Fixes to Address Spectre Vulnerability — MacRumors Melissa is loving her new iPhone 8 Plus and Portrait Mode in the new camera. Dave covers High Efficiency Image...


018 Adventures in iCloud

It’s been pretty smooth sailing for Dave and his iPhone X, but Melissa went on a fishing expedition with the whole family in iCloud and reeled in a Black Friday deal or two. Notch or no notch, Apple has kept us all very busy applying software patches and spackle across their product line. Lots of growing pains are being smoothed over, so don’t hesitate to apply the latest updates for iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, and tvOS 11.2, as well as several macOS updates. If you are curious about getting...


017 Resistance is Futile

Dave has an iPhone X and more iOS updates have been released. Melissa wants to know just how stealthy is an iPhone X? Dave demonstrates Animoji and hilarity ensues. It’s soon time for Thanksgiving in the US and that means lots of food followed by lots of shopping. We list apps and websites to check for scoping out the best deals on iOS gear and app sales. Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio It just wouldn’t have been a successful iPhone X launch if Dave had...


016 Dealing with Change

Have you upgraded to iOS 11 yet? Well, of course you have! We discuss tips for dealing with the latest changes doled out by Apple. We also review OWC’s Thunderbolt 3 Dock and the Day One app for journalling. Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio News: • AT&T will no longer participate in Plenti after October 31, 2017 — AT&T • You can now change your Apple ID from a third-party email to an Apple domain — 9 to 5 Mac iOS 11.1 Update: • video: “10 years in...


015 iOS 11 Feature and Tips Review

Dave was joined by the mobility professional and podcaster at large, Barry Fulk. Dave and Barry did a face-to-face episode and talk about iOS 11 new features they like. Barry also has the Apple Watch Series 3 and gives his review of the new watch. The new Apple Store Chicago opens on October 20 and more. Full show notes are at Direct Link to Audio Apple Store Chicago Opening Dave will be visiting the store and will share photos. Apple Michigan Ave From last episode...


014 Upgraded

Living in iOS 11 and watchOS 4: ways to get the latest upgrade and updates on to your device, what we like about it, hiccups to be aware of, what’s in store for the future? Visiting new Apple Stores, err, Town Squares and Plazas and customer service experiences. Tips for using your devices in the event of an emergency. All this and more, available in our full show notes at Dave shares his experiences with Apple Watch repair and iPhone replacement. He has recently...


013 The Future of iPhone

So, you want to get a new iPhone? Check out our tips for preparing and upgrading to the next new thing! Listen to considerations, trade-offs, and thoughts on the future of the iPhone user experience as Dave and Melissa discuss the September 12 “Apple Event." Full show notes are at Apple Event Breakdown You can watch it hereHere is a link to the heart study200: Episode Cc’, with Special Guest Craig Federighi How to Pick Out an iPhone That's Right for You “Compare...