249 – That Motel Has Color TV and Free HBO – With Guest Mike Potter, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Mike Potter, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. Warner Discovery is merging services and now HBO Max will be called MAX. Are they crazy with the name change? Must update to iOS 16.4.1 important security fixes. iCloud Keychain do you use it? We discussed working with 1Password and others. We review iPad keyboard folio cases and which one is best. Is free VPN good for the iPhone? Opera browser now has it. Plus more announcements about Macstock 7 and more. 

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You Can Now Order Pizza from CarPlay Because Apparently Everybody Wanted This

Future Chevrolets and Cadillacs will not get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and then Ford commits to continued CarPlay support as GM, Tesla, and Rivian face backlash for holding out

Apple Releases New Firmware for AirPods, AirPods Max and AirPods Pro [Updated] 

AirPods Users Without a Nearby Apple Device Can Visit an Apple Store to Update Firmware 

YouTube Premium to Offer SharePlay and Enhanced 1080p Video on iPhone 

Urgent security updates for decade-old Macs and 8-year-old iPhones? So much for so-called ‘planned obsolescence

Warner Bros. to Replace HBO Max With New ‘Max’ Streaming Service

Apple Card Savings Account Likely Launching on April 17



Serious vulnerabilities must update to 16.4.1.

iOS 16.4.1, iPadOS 16.4.1, and macOS 13.3.1 Fix Actively Exploited Vulnerabilities – MacRumors

Apple Releases iOS 16.4.1 With Fixes For Siri Response Issues and Other Bugs – MacRumors

Apple Releases macOS 13.3.1 With Fix for Apple Watch Unlock – MacRumors

Apple Releases tvOS 16.4.1 and HomePod Software 16.4.1

If iOS 16.4.1 is causing CarPlay problems, here’s how to fix it 

Even older iOS is updated. No Device Left Behind? Apple Releases Swath of Security Patches for Older Operating Systems


Beta this week. iOS16.5 Beta 2 is released this week to both developers and public beta.  

Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 16.5 and iPadOS 16.5

Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 9.5 to Developers – MacRumors

Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 16.5 to Developers – MacRumors

​​Simplified iOS 16.4 Beta Installation Method Expands to Latest macOS Ventura 13.4 and watchOS 9.5 Betas – MacRumors


Rumor: Apple Now Testing iOS 16.6 for iPhone Ahead of iOS 17 at WWDC 


Using iCloud Keychain How to set up, use, or turn off iCloud Keychain on iPhone, iPad, and Mac


VPN for Free on iPhone? This free VPN is now available to all iPhone owners


iPad Keyboard Folio cases. Which ones are the best? Brydge, Logitech, Apple, Zugu, Zagg.

Here are our top choices. 

Logitech Folio Touch – Keyboard Case with Trackpad for iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd & 3rd gen) and iPad Air (4th & 5th gen)

Combo Touch Keyboard Trackpad Case for iPad Pro 12.9-inch 6th Gen / 11-inch 4th Gen & iPad Air 5th Gen


Macstock 7 is here! Tickets are now available and the speaker list is filling up as Dave,again is speaking at the event. Jeff Gamer, Chuck Joiner, and many others. Please join in all the fun July 22-23, 2023! Speakers Link

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

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 @benroethig  Website:

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Mike Potter is the organizer of Macstock Conference: and the host of the For Mac Eyes Only Podcast. You can reach him on Mastodon:

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