126 – HomePod Mini Review and iPhone Hidden Tips – With Guest Jeff Gamet

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren they are joined by Jeff Gamet. We review the HomePod Mini and provide a demo on its sound. Dave reviews the MagSafe Charger and a Samsung T5 SSD drive for the iPad. Also some great hidden iPhone tips. 

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Beta this week. iOS 14.3 Beta 2. the beta update includes a few minor new features, like ProRAW support for iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max cameras,

Apple releases second developer betas of tvOS 14.3 and watchOS 7.2 

iOS 14.3 beta makes it easier to set custom app icon

HomePod Mini Reviews. Both Jeff and Dave received their HomePod Mini and provide their reviews. Jeff went a step further and posted many pictures on social media comparing them to Amazon Echo and the big boy HomePod. He did provide an audio demo to get an idea of the sound. 

Jeff’s Demo Setup

Dave’s Review of the Apple MagSafe charger for iPhone 12. It also works with wireless charging on iPhone’s wireless and the AirPods and Airpods Pro with wireless charging. 

MagSafe Charger

Also a review of the Samsung T5 External SSD 1TB for the iPad and Mac

SAMSUNG T5 Portable SSD 1TB – Up to 540MB/s – USB 3.1 External Solid State Drive

Dave appeared on the MacVoices 2020 first of many gift guides and gave some great options for gifts along with Chuck Joiner, Kelly Guimont and Brett Terpstra joined him the show is broken down in 2 parts?

MacVoices #20260: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #1 (1)

MacVoices #20261: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #1 (2)


Wifi and Bluetooth Access in Control Center

Calculator erase numbers

Accessiblity Visual indicator 


Dave’s Picks

Video 2 Photo iOS

FilmBox iOS

About our Guest

Jeff Gamet is a podcaster, technology blogger, artist, and author. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s managing editor, and Smile’s TextExpander Evangelist. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram as @jgamet, and soon as the host of That Interview Show. 

About our Co-Host

Co-Host Warren Sklar @Wsklar is an IT Consultant and moderator of the Mac To The Future FaceBook Group with over 3000 members talking about all things Apple. Request to join this group to be among people who love Apple.

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