238 – In Touch with Mac and a New HomePod – With Guests Chuck Joiner, Ben Roethig, and Jeff Gamet

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guests Chuck Joiner, Ben Roethig, and Jeff Gamet. We have a new segment In Touch with Mac and talk about the new M2 Mac Mini and MacBook Pros. Apple unexpectedly announced a new full size HomePod. We discussed this and the difference with the original model.  Apple TV requires an iPhone to accept iCloud terms and conditions. iOS16.3 will be released next week and more.

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iOS 16.3 Expands Advanced Data Protection Option for iCloud Encryption Globally

iOS 16.3 Code Reveals Apple Continues to Work on Classical Music App 

Apple surprised all of us this week and announced the release of a new HomePod. We discussed this. 

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Meanwhile Apple to Expand Smart-Home Lineup, Taking On Amazon and Google

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Hard not to talk about all the Mac releases this week so we have a new segment called  In Touch with Mac and discuss the new M2 processors, New Mac Minis and MacBook Pro.

Apple unveils MacBook Pro featuring M2 Pro and M2 Max

Apple introduces new Mac mini with M2 and M2 Pro — more powerful, capable, and versatile than ever

Apple unveils M2 Pro and M2 Max: next-generation chips for next-level workflows

M2 Pro chip destroys Apple’s old M1 Max, benchmarks reveal massive performance leap

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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

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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 Mastadon @chuckjoiner and join his MacVoices Facebook group.

Ben Roethig Former Associate Editor of GeekBeat.TV and host of the Tech Hangout and Deconstruct with Patrice  Mac user since the mid 90s. Tech support specialist. Twitter @benroethg

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