224 – CarPlay I Can’t Hear You – With Guest Patrice Brend’amour

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Patrice Brend’amour. CarPlay woes continue; you still cannot hear someone on the iPhone call. USB-C vs Lightning debate: Will Apple ever change the iPhone? The EU says they need to. Dave tried on the Apple Watch Ultra at the Apple Store. It’s awesome. iOS16 lock screen review some very cool additions. Always on mode on the iPhone does it drain the battery? Plus much more. 

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Apple Executives Talk About iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island in New Interview


Apple Preparing iOS 16.0.3 With More Bug Fixes Following iPhone 14 Launch There continues to be an issue with CarPlay, iOS16.0.2, and  low volume on calls as the callers have difficulty hearing. We had thought iOS 16.0.2 fixed this apparently not. Dave has this issue and we discuss it. iPhone 14 Pro Users Experiencing Issue With CarPlay Phone Calls The only workaround at the moment is to use Bluetooth directly in your car outside of CarPlay. 

Beta this week. iOS 16.1 beta 4 was released this week Apple Seeds New Betas of iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of watchOS 9.1 to Developers

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of tvOS 16.1 to Developers

The lightning vs USB-C debate continues:iPhone must use USB-C by 2024, says EU law and what is still on lightning. Apple’s iPhone isn’t the only Lightning device that needs to switch to USB-C

Debunking USB USB Simplifies Branding but Reintroduces Active Cables

The new report junk feature in iMessage Want to turn off Report Junk in iOS 16? What you need to know We also discuss the editing feature of iMessage.

Those new AirPods what if they are not working properly? How to reset AirPods and AirPods Pro

iPhone 14 Plus is being released this week. 5 Things to Know About the iPhone 14 Plus

We really like the Editing of Your Lock Screen.

iOS 16 Lock Screen Guide: Widgets, Customization Options and More

There is a limit. iOS 16 limits custom lock screens on iPhone to 200

    People (Depth effect Home Screen)

    Photos and Photo Shuffle

    There are so many other customizations

    Widgets You Can Add Above the Time

    Multiple Lock Screens

Dave went to the Apple store this week and tried on the Apple Watch Ultra. But his visit was because he could not get the AirTag open to replace the battery it’s great to have Genius Bar to assist. 

Great tip on Apple Watch: Lost? How to Use Backtrack on Apple Watch to Retrace Your Steps

Always On mode for iPhone 14 debate: does it drain the battery or do you find it helpful? This is the Apple Support article we reviewed: Use Always-On display with your iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max

What we can look forward to in iOS16: 10 New iOS 16 Features Coming Later This Year

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

About our Guest

Patrice Brend’amour loves to create podcasts, automations or software. She also enjoys working with diverse sets of people, leading them to success and making a tiny difference in the world. Which she does as VP of Development at a Healthcare Software provider. She can be found at and her podcast Foodie Flashback at

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