197 – iPhone Catches a Podcatcher – With Jeff Gamet

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren we are joined by Jeff Gamet. iOS 15.4.1 update now has security fixes and battery drain fixes. We find out why automatic updates for iOS sometimes take 4 weeks to install. We review our favorite podcatchers and how we listen to podcasts. Streaming sites can now link to external websites. Unlocking your Mac using your Apple Watch and more. 

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Man arrested for tracking car by attaching Apple Watch to a wheel

Google Releases Chrome 100 for iOS and Desktop With Updated Icon

Apple Stores Will Now Decline to Repair iPhones Reported as Missing

Apple now allowing reader apps to link out to membership websites

YouTube TV finally rolling out picture-in-picture (PiP) to the iPhone and iPad

T-Mobile delaying Sprint 3G network shutdown as it migrates legacy customers to 5G

Here are the first MLB games coming to Apple TV+ starting next month

T-Mobile Offers Free MLB.TV Subscription Ahead of 2022 Baseball Season

WSJ: Apple TV+ praised by quality over quantity, nearly doubled its revenue in 2021

Receive a text from yourself? It’s definitely spam 

Apple purportedly plans to bring more of its financial services in-house

Apple Maps Incorporates HAAS Safety Cloud to Improve Roadway Hazard Alerts – MacRumors

Death knell sounds for iPhone 6 as Twitter app drops support | AppleInsider

Apple considering adding new flash memory suppliers to protect iPhone supply | AppleInsider


Beta this week. We are now 2 weeks with no beta software to test. Longest drought I can remember. 

Apple released updates to all devices fixing various security flaws and battery drain on iPhone

Apple releases iOS 15.4.1, iPadOS 15.4.1, tvOS 15.4.1, watchOS 8.5.1 with bug fixes and Business Essentials | AppleInsider

Apple Releases iOS 15.4.1 With Fix for Battery Drain Issue – MacRumors

Apple Releases HomePod 15.4.1 Software With Siri Fix – MacRumors

Apple fixes iOS 15.4 battery-drain issue with software update | Ars Technica

Apple releases iOS 15.4.1 with battery issues fix for iPhone and iPad – 9to5Mac

It would take weeks before updates would run on iOS well Apple’s Craig Federighi Explains Why iOS Auto-Updates Often Arrive Several Weeks Late

Apple was restricting streaming services from connecting to their website.things have changed Apple finally lets Netflix, Hulu, and other apps link to their own websites | Macworld

Apple Business Essentials has launched and  we discuss its benefits. Apple’s ‘Business Essentials’ Service Expands to All Small Businesses – MacRumors

How do we listen to podcasts? The most common way is to use a Podcatcher like Apple Podcasts, Pocketcasts, or Downcast. There so many other podcasteres these are our favorites. Both Jeff and Warren use Apple Podcasts Dave really likes PocketCasts.

The Best Podcast Player Apps for 2022 | PCMag

The Best Podcast Apps in 2022 for both listening + recording


Unlock with Apple Watch could be the most useful Mac feature you’re not using

WiFi needs to be turned on to connect. Rearrange wired connection to as primary connection on Mac so you can keep WiFi on. 

Our Host

Dave Ginsburg is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users and his wealth of knowledge of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Visit the YouTube channel follow him on Twitter @daveg65.and the show @intouchwithios

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 YouTube

About our 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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