202 – Jeff Let the Apple Sidecar Loose – With Guest Chuck Joiner and Jeff Gamet

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by Jeff Gamet and guest Chuck Joiner. Jeff has troubles with sidecar on MacOS using his iPad. We discuss this and Universal Control. An Apple patent was discovered for a new hinged keyboard for iPad that might show the iPad running MacOS. Apple delists old Apps in the App Store not updated in 3 years. Plus tips including how to stream a screen recording to apps like TikTok, Discord, and others. Plus many more tips for your iPhone and iPad. 

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Apple Shares Star Wars Day ‘Behind the Mac’ Film

Update: AirTag firmware update enhances unwanted tracking alert

AT&T Raising Prices on Legacy Plans to Encourage Customers to Upgrade to New Plans

Camo app now lets you use iPhone as your Mac webcam with FaceTime, Safari, and QuickTime

Apple sends iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2 to vintage products list

Apple Watch Series 7 now available from Apple Refurbished Store

Apple Lowers Trade-In Values for Macs, iPads, and Apple Watches


Beta this week iOS15.5 Beta 4 has been released. 

Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 to Developers

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of watchOS 8.6 to Developers

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of tvOS 15.5 to Developers

Apple filed a patent Could MacOS run on an iPad? We had quite the debate.   Apple wins a Patent for a next-gen hinged keyboard iPad accessory with multiple modes that could possibly double as a Hybrid Device

Apple Bringing macOS To iPads

Is the App Store overloaded with outdated apps?  Apple has begun delisting apps that have not been updated in over 2 years. Is that fair to developers who keep apps going that long?

Apple shares criteria for removing ‘abandoned’ software from App Store, extending response window

Apple will delist App Store apps that haven’t been updated recently

Jeff was having issues with sidecar on MacOS and his iPad. It’s really unstable. We discuss its use and what Apple can do better. Maybe universal control will replace it? 

How to find the hidden Apple Music sleep timer on iPhone and iPad

Stream Recordings happen by using the button in Control Center, you can then pick an app into which your recording will be saved, to Photos, or direct broadcast to other apps you may have installed like Twitch, Discord, and TikTok. 


More tips we review. 

Share your Wifi Password 

End a call with Airplane mode

Flashlight brightness button

Setting Lossless mode

a better quality audio by going to Settings>Music>Audio Quality and then turn on the ‘Lossless Audio’ option. You will then be able to select this for your Wi-Fi Streaming and Downloads.

Tap and hold buttons for menus

Jeff shares some Flashlight tips. 

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

Regular Contributor

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 Also catch him on nis podcast with Bryan Chaffin The Context Machine.

About our Guest

Chuck Joiner is the host of MacVoices and hosts video podcasts with influential members of the Apple community. Make sure to visit and subscribe to his podcast. You can follow him on Twitter @chuckjoiner and join his MacVoices Facebook group.


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