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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 Dave Ginsburg and joined by different guests from the Apple Community each week.

Sep 27, 2019

In this episode of In Touch With iOS

This week your host Dave Ginsburg is joined by guest Kelly Guimont from the Daily Observations podcast we talk about all the new features of iOS13, iPadOs, WatchOS6,  iPhone 11 Pro review, apple Watch Series 5 discussion and more.

Show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com


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News 

Apple releases iOS 12.4.2 for iPhones and iPads dropped by iOS 13

Topics 

Dave has the iPhone 11 Pro Max he gives his review of the device and thoughts so far. Key items include the amazing 3 lenses in the camera and great battery life. Also his experience switching over to esim on T-Mobile. 

 

Migration process was awesome! Using Bluetooth instead of iCloud

The Apple Watch Series 5 hit stores last week and basically this the same as the series 4. The only differences is the always on and the compass plus better battery life. 

Apple Watch Series 5 review: A better, more independent timepiece

WatchOS 6 was released and there are some great features add here are a few we discussed. 

  • Standalone App Store
  • Noise App

WatchOS 6 is compatible with all models except the Series 0. Series 1 and Series 2 it will be released later in the fall. Not all features are available on the older models. 

iOS13.1 and iPadOS 13 was released this week How many of you installing the latest version? We discuss how important you make sure you run your iCloud backup and you should run an iTunes backup or use and app like iMazing as means of another backup. 

iOS13 Device Compatibility

  • iPhone 11 / Pro / Pro Max  
  • iPhone XS
  • • iPhone XS Max 
  • • iPhone XR
  • • iPhone X
  • • iPhone 8
  • • iPhone 8 Plus
  • • iPhone 7
  • • iPhone 7 Plus
  • • iPhone 6s
  • • iPhone 6s Plus
  • • iPhone SE
  • • iPod touch (7th generation)

iPadOS 13 Device Compatibility

  • 11-inch iPad Pro
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • iPad (6th generation)
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad mini (5th generation)
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)
  • iPad Air 2

Some of the features that stand out that we discuss

  • New Volume HUD (heads uo display)  on the screen

  • AirDrop Menu update and much more reformed and prioritizes the closest device.

 

  • 3D Touch has been replaced with Haptic Touch. Even older devices like the iPhone SE will have haptic touch. New more refined menus and it's now much easier to get the wiggle to rearrange apps and delete them as there is a menu item.

Updating your apps have changed too. In the App store you tap your picture on the top right and it brings you to the Account.

The Share Sheet has numerous new upgrades including redesign.

 

Swipe Keyboard Kelly and I discussed that. 

Some notable iPadOS features we talked about.

Floating keyboard

Desktop Class Safari Browser

Kelly’s thoughts on Apple Arcade 

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 Micro.blog