209 – Apple Please Kill the Captcha – With Jeff Gamet and Guest Andrew Orr

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Andrew Orr, Jeff Gamet and Warren Sklar. We discuss some of the great articles Andrew wrote including the 6 iOS16 you won’t see in the fall, Apple might eliminate Captcha with private access tokens, and more. iOS 16 beta 2 was released with many more new features including screenshots that can be added to a Quick note.New Apple Watch app called WatchTube where you can watch videos on the Watch. Plus much more. 

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Volkswagen CEO questions Apple Car future as Polestar ships OTA CarPlay and promises next-gen adoption

Andrew wrote: When Apple announced the new CarPlay that would fill the entire dash in a car you wonder what automakers would partner with Apple. Apple’s 2023 CarPlay is an Apple Car preview – and is scaring Detroit

iWork update brings new features to Pages, Numbers, and Keynote with version 12.1

Man recovers iPhone lost at the bottom of a river for 10 months

Swimmer stuck in frigid Columbia River uses Apple Watch to call for help

T-Mobile: Being sued by AT&T, Verizon customers for increased prices


Beta this week. iOS 15.6 Beta 3 and iOS 16 Beta 2 are both running. 15.6 should be released soon. Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 to Developers

Some new features added to iOS 16

iOS 16 Beta 2 Tidbits: New Wallpaper Colors, Backup Over LTE, SMS Filtering and More

Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 9 to Developers

Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 16 to Developers

Apple Watch Series 4 and 5 Will Recalibrate Maximum Battery Capacity With watchOS 9

Apple Confirms iPad Will No Longer Be Supported as a Home Hub in iOS 16

iOS 16 and macOS Ventura Add Support for Verified Brand Logos in Mail App

Apple’s Junk Message Reporting Now Covers SMS for Select US Carriers in iOS 16

iOS 16 Beta 2 Adds Support for Backing Up Over LTE

iOS 16 beta 2 now resends edited messages to users running previous versions of iOS

Andrew had some great articles over at AppleInsider these past few weeks we thought we would discuss these topics. 

You had to know that there will be some features that were announced for iOS 16 that would not be ready. Six features that users won’t see in iOS 16.0 this fall

Many apps were running on the web instead of a standalone app. Apple’s relationship with web apps will improve in 2023

We all do not like those captchas you need to type in to get past security on a web site. Apple could kill this with access tokens.  How Apple could kill CAPTCHAs with Private Access Tokens


Jeff recommends this app. Linea Sketch on the App Store

A new app just for the Apple Watch where you can watch YouTube videos, Watch YouTube videos on your Apple Watch with WatchTube

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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

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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

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.

About our Guest

Andrew Orr  is a writer for and an amateur photographer. He loves Apple products and enjoys writing and sharing all things tech. When he’s not writing about Apple, you can often find him snapping photos with his iPhone. You can find him on Twitter @andrewonot.

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