236 – Apple 2022 Year in Review and 2023 Predictions – With Jeff Gamet and Guest Patrice Brend’amour

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Patrice Brend’amour, and Jeff Gamet. Our 2nd annual year in review with Patrice and Jeff. We review what Apple announced in the 3 events and press release in 2022. We review what is in store for 2023 including AR headset, lack of sales of iPhone 14 Plus and what will Apple do, and more. Dave received an awesome gift in the Grid Studio torn down iPhone 4s nicely framed. The Home App Apple has it on their major issues list. 

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Apple Adds iOS 16.2’s Home App Upgrade to Internal List of Major Issues


Beta this week. iOS16.3 Beta 1 continues. Patrice gives her review so far. Tip turn off Home hub on Apple TV due th thread. 

Apple year in review 2022. Apple had only 3 events plus a press release in 2022. We did a recap of the announcements (reviewed below) and what did stand out to us this year.

The March 6th event was entitled Peek Performance. They announced the iPhone SE (3rd generation) with the Apple A15 Bionic chip and Ceramic Shield with a base price of $429. The iPad Air (5th generation) was announced with the Apple M1 chip, Center Stage.Studio Display and Mac Studio.

WWDC 2022 was June 8-10 and as always new OS are announced. iOS16, iPadOS16, also announced watchOS 9 as well as updates to CarPlay, HomeKit, Parental Controls. MacBook announcements. 

The third event on September 7th was entitled Far Out. What was introduced was the Apple Watch Series 8, 2nd-generation Apple Watch SE, and Apple Watch Ultra. Other announcements included the 2nd-generation AirPods Pro, iPhone 14, 14 Plus, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max. New Apple processors included the Apple H2 and A16

A press release on October18 announced The 6th-generation iPad Pro with the Apple M2 chip, 10th-generation iPad with the Apple A14 Bionic chip, Magic Keyboard Folio for iPad‎, and 3rd-generation Apple TV 4K console with the Apple A15 Bionic chip iPadOS 16 is scheduled to be released on October 24 with the new iPad models appearing in stores on the October 26. The new Apple TV 4K console arrived on November 4.

In memoriam: 5 once-great products Apple killed in 2022 RIP iPod Touch. 

So what do we expect in 2023? The panel discusses some of the possibilities of what Apple will be up to next and we make some predictions about them. 

Possible big changes include



Reevaluate iPhone 14 Plus and future iPhone 15 Models


Plus more surprise predictions.

Dave received a great Christmas Present: Beautifully frame tear down of an iPhone 4S. Really a cool thing to have hanging in your office or elsewhere, 

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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 Mastadon @daveg65

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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 Mastadon @jgamet as well as Twitter and Instagram as @jgamet  His YouTube channel

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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