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In Touch with iOS is a podcast for sharing tips, apps, and gear for iPhone and iPad with related technologies to help you use iOS in fun, productive, and meaningful ways.

Jul 11, 2018

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 InTouchwithiOS.com 

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News: 
Happy 10th Anniversary, App Store! — MacRumors
New releases: iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, WatchOS 4.3.2, HomePod 11.4.1
iOS 12 Beta 3 was also released.

As always, we do not recommend installing the beta on your main device. Use a spare to test it out if you have one. Allow some extra time for updating Apple Watch — perhaps watch an episode of your favorite tv show while it updates.

Hands-On With the Siri Shortcuts Beta App in iOS 12 — MacRumors

Topics: 
Airplay 2 is the deal-breaker that inspired Dave to repurchase HomePod. Add in multi-room support with stereo mode and he is a happy camper enjoying the experience.

Melissa has tips for using TeamViewer QuickSupport to help support a loved one from afar. Install the apps first and pay close attention to the icon art. Go to Settings > Control Center > Customize Controls > add Screen Recording. To request help, swipe up from the bottom then LONG-press on Screen Recording icon in Control Center then be sure to select TeamViewer (it doesn’t SAY QuickSupport, it says TeamViewer with the QuickSupport icon. Next, tap Start Broadcast and send the link via Messages. A link will be texted and when tapped it will offer to open up the screen sharing session in the TeamViewer app. 

Apps & Gear: 
TeamViewer: Remote Control 
TeamViewer Remote Control app

TeamViewer QuickSupport 
TeamViewer QuickSupport app

Portable Tablet Stage™ by Belkin 
Portable Tablet Stage by Belkin

Belkin Stage: Interactive Whiteboard and Document Camera - free with in-app purchases 
Stage Interactive Whiteboard Document Camera app

Stage Pro: Interactive Whiteboard/Document Camera 
Stage Pro Interactive Whiteboard Document Camera app

IPEVO Whiteboard 
IPEVO Whiteboard app


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