243 – Binder of Show Notes on Apple – With Jeff Gamet and Guest Web Bixby

In the newest episode of In Touch With iOS hosted by Dave, he is accompanied by guests Web Bixby and Jeff Gamet. Jeff shares his opinions on the recent news of a potential import ban on Apple Watch and the stance of President Biden on the matter. During the show, we get to know first-time guest Web Bixby better, including his history with Apple, and he even showcases his meticulously organized Binder of notes for the show. Other topics covered in the episode include the recent Apple services outage and how to access the system status page, Google paying Apple to stay out of the search market, and the fact that the iPhone was the most traded-in and upgraded smartphone in 2022.

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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

Twitter @daveg65.and the show @intouchwithios


Our Regular Contributor

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

Web Bixby has been in the insurance business for 40 years and has been an Apple user for longer than that.You can catch up with him on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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