ITWIOS 008 So Many Acronyms

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We talk about Tech support scams, VPN do you need it on your iPhone, Dave’s view on iOS 11 beta, Problem apps being removed by Apple and more on our latest episode of InTouchWithiOS.

So many acronyms, so little time yet we manage to discuss many in one episode. First there was WWDC then news from the FTC followed by a PSA about VPN on your iOS and don’t forget about 2FA! Use coupon code: intouchwithios for $30.00 OFF your Macstock2017 ticket. Hurry and get your tickets as this coupon expires June 30th!

Thanks to Barry Fulk for joining Dave on Ep 007 of In Touch with iOS

Tech Support Scams are finally acknowledged in a handy article by The FTC

“Tech Support Scams” via FTC Consumer Information

Look into Call Protect from AT&T

“Chicago’s New Apple Store Looks Like a Giant Laptop” by David Matthews of DNA Info

We briefly review some more thoughts on WWDC.

  • Dave already has iOS 11 beta installed on his iPhone SE to play and can’t wait to tell us about customizing Control Center plus a new built-in video screen capturing feature! Beta 2 was released.
  • another cool new features is activity sharing in Messages has been updated to show the actual achievement accomplished when a friend cheers you on using Apple Watch
  • “What’s new in iOS 11 beta 2? Hands-on with 25+ features and changes [Video]” via 9 to 5 Mac

“How to choose the best VPN service for iPhone and iPad” via 9 to 5 Mac

A VPN can stop internet companies from selling your data — but it’s not a magic bullet” via The Verge

How to Make $80,000 Per Month on the Apple App Store” via Medium

Apple Removing Hundreds of Thousands of ‘Problematic’ Apps From the App Store via The Mac Observer

Links to Betty White’s 2 Factor Authentication video series (These were taken down by youtube)

• Melissa shares some traveling tips for getting the most out of your iOS devices while on the road with family.

Anker battery packs are good.

Planet of the Apps — requires an Apple Music subscription to watch


iMazing Mini Free iPhone & iPad backup without iTunes

Join us at Macstock 2017! This is the third annual Macstock where Dave and Melissa will both be giving presentations. Don’t miss it!

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