223 – MVNO Cellular Switch, iPhone Cases, AirPods Pro Review – With Jeff Gamet

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by Jeff Gamet, and Warren Sklar. Jeff and the panel discuss MVNO wireless carriers as Jeff considers moving to Mint Mobile. Dave has had his new AirPods Pro 2 and is liking them he gives his review. We review our favorite iPhone cases including Speck which Dave provides a review of their products along with other favorite iPhone cases. Jeff visited his local Apple Store and tried on the Apple Watch Ultra next to his 42mm Series 8 and boy it is big. He provides his impressions and more. 

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Switching cellular carriers. Many of us in the USA use the big 3 T-Mobile, Verizon, or AT&T. What about these MVNO carriers? What is MVNO? A mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) is a reseller for wireless communications services. Notably Mint Mobile (Uses T-Mobile) and Xfinity Mobile. There are so many choices. Which one should you choose? Jeff was thinking of switching to Mint we discuss, The best MVNOs to save money with in 2022

iPhone 14 cases: did you get one and which one do we like? 

Dave has had a bad experience (as a few others have) with Apple cases. He looked at 2 cases: Spiegen and Speck. What did others go with on the panel? Warren suggested Nomad and Peel case as well as the Apple cases which are not 

Dave has the new AirPods Pro 2nd gen and he gives his review and is it worth buying them. 

Apple Watch news stories and Jeff gives his thoughts on the Apple Watch Ultra after trying it on in the store.

Apple Watch Ultra Repairs Cost $499 Without AppleCare+

Jeff compares watches on his wrist. 

Our Host

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

Our Regular Contributors

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 4000 members talking about all things Apple. 

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