118 – So Many Notes and Text Editor Apps for iOS – With Guest Co Host Guy Serle and Guest Brett Terpstra

The latest In Touch With iOS we are joined by guest co-host Guy Serle and our special guest Brett Terpstra. We talk about iText Editors and note apps Dave reviews the Sketchboard Pro for iPad and battery drain tips. 

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We Welcome our New Guest

Like we do with all new guests we find out more about Brett and what iOS devices he uses. 


iOS 14.2 beta code hints no free EarPods with ‘iPhone 12’

Apple TV App Reportedly Coming to Xbox, ‘Likely’ in Time for Series X/S Launch on November 10

Apple Acquired Podcast App Scout FM Earlier This Year

The iPod Nano is Now ‘Obsolete’


Beta this week.iOS 14.2 Beta 2 Adds New Emoji Characters like Ninja, Pinata, Bubble Tea, Polar Bear and More Apple releases second developer betas of iOS 14.2, iPadOS 14.2, tvOS 14.2, watchOS 7.1, ninth macOS Big Sur beta

Using text editors can be handy when you use them on an iPad or iPhone. Brett has a great comparison of these and what they would be good to use for. iTextEditors – iPhone and iPad text/code editors and writing tools compared

Battery drain issues on your Apple Watch and iPhone Apple suggests wiping and restoring both seems extreme. We also talk about 

Missing GPS Data or Facing Excess Battery Drain on iPhone or Apple Watch? Apple Recommends Restoring your Device

iOS 14 Battery Drain Issues: 11 Tips to Improve iPhone Battery Life

Google annouches pixel 5 and 4a ahead of eminent iPhone 12 launch. Plus a $49 google chromecast and $99 speaker what’s next for the HomePod and Apple TV?

Roundup: Google preempts iPhone 12 with new 5G-enabled Pixel 5 and 4a, redesigned Chromecast, more

Dave interviewed the founder of SketchBoard Pro JJ at CES earlier this year and he has one in his hands to review which is designed for the iPad so artists have a board to help them with comfort while drawing. Sketchboard Pro for iPad Artists 


Messages in iOS 14. Pinning messages including group messages and single messages by swiping right or tap and hold. Reply to a prior message in group message by tapping and holding the message and reply to just that. That also works in one on one message.

watchOS 7: How to Share Apple Watch Faces

About our Guest

Brett Terpstra is a coder, author and web developer as well as a podcaster. You can find all his work at and Twitter @ttscoff

About our Guest Co-Host

Guy Serle Is the host of the MyMac Podcast. Email: Twitter: @MacParrot or VertShark Podcasts: MyMac Podcast Mac to the Future YouTube channel

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