The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave, Warren is off our guest this week is Davis Knight. Apple discontinued the HomePod, Dave bought the Watch braided Solo loop band gives his review, Future with glucose monitoring with Apple Watch, Oprah tells you about her books via Siri, iOS Beta 4 14.5 how to change the passcode on Apple Watch plus more..
The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
Beta this week. iOS 14.5 Beta 4 was released this week. Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available] This could happen. Apple might soon deliver standalone iOS security updates Music updates Apple Music adding new ‘City Charts’ daily playlists with iOS 14.5 Apple Maps could soon be able to tell you how busy a business is based on anonymous location data
Dave finally decided to buy the Braided Solo loop for his Apple Watch Series 6. 44mm Atlantic Blue Braided Solo Loop the best part was he was able to go into an Apple Store for the first time since the pandemic hit and was able to go through and test sizes. He gives his review and is it worth the price for this band. How do you wash your bands?
Apple announced this past week that the big boy HomePod is being discontinued. Apple Discontinues Full-Sized HomePod to Focus on HomePod Mini We discuss Apple’s decision and where the speaker market is going. Will Apple come out with another HomePod down the road? Best HomePod alternatives now that it’s been discontinued
With the Apple Watch there has been discussions that the next model Series 7 could possibly gain a built in glucose monitor for checking blood sugars. Davis hosts the Diabetic Savvy podcast and we discuss the future with the Apple Watch and what Apple will possibly do in this area. Apple Watch blood sugar sensor ‘coming in Series 7’ – report
This was an interesting new iPad Pro Stand released by Kensington. Review: Kensington StudioDock caters to iPad Pro-centric creatives we discuss how this stand fits with the iPad and is it a good design.
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Your Host Dave Ginsburg is an IT Professional With over 22 years experience working with Mac and Windows as well as iOS devices. He is also President of The Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group
About our Guest
Davis Knight is an Apple technology enthusiast and owner of DiabeticSavvy.com, a culinary focused media company that includes his website, youtube channel and podcast that advocates and empowers the diabetic community through great food and conversation. He also does programs and promotion for the Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group. You can find him on Twitter @diabeticsavvy
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.