254 – A Case That Costs More Than an iPad Pro – With Jeff Gamet and Ben Roethig

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. iOS 16.5 is released. We cover all the changes and what to expect as it’s a must update to fix security flaws. This week in streaming Jeff gets on his soapbox and tells us how horrible ATSC 3.0 updated over the air will be encrypted and not free. Halide has a new app Skylight that predicts the best time and place to see sunsets. Hermes has an AirPods Pro 2 Leather case that costs as much as an iPad Pro. Get your Macstock tickets and more. 

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Apple Park WWDC 2023 Viewing Event to Include Special ‘Ring’ Tour, Evening Activity and Extended Developer Sessions

Apple Overhauls Support App With Updated Layout and Easier Access to Local Providers

Apple Music and Apple Maps Launching New Concert Features Today

iPhone Driver’s License Feature in Wallet App Now Available in Georgia

OpenAI Launches Official ChatGPT App for iPhone and iPad

Texting between iPhone and Android users currently broken due to this bizarre bug

Carrot Weather update brings more data sources, new Smart Layout, improved rain alerts

Apple previews Live Speech, Personal Voice, and more new accessibility features

Latest Hermes AirPods Pro 2 case costs more than an iPad Pro 

We now know what Apple fixed in its first iOS and macOS Rapid Security Response


Beta this week. iOS 16.5 was released to the public this week. We discuss all the updates on all platforms. There Are some vulnerabilities that need to be patched.

PSA: Make Sure to Update, iOS 16.5, iPadOS 16.5, and macOS 13.4 Address These Three Actively Exploited Vulnerabilities

iOS 16.5 patches 39 security flaws, 3 actively exploited 

iOS 16.5 Features: Everything New in iOS 16.5

Apple Releases iOS 16.5 and iPadOS 16.5 With Sports Tab in Apple News, Bug Fixes and More 

Apple Releases watchOS 9.5 – MacRumors

Apple Releases tvOS 16.5 – MacRumors

Apple Launches Multiview Sports Feature for Apple TV 4K – MacRumors

Apple Releases HomePod 16.5 Software – MacRumors

Apple Releases macOS Ventura 13.4 With Bug Fixes and Sports Updates for Apple News

Apple claims they have prevented over 2B in fraudulent transactions in 2022. We talk about this and how safe the App store is. App Store stopped more than $2 billion in fraudulent transactions in 2022

Apple Claims App Store Security Features Prevented Over $2 Billion in Fraudulent Transactions in 2022

This week in streaming discusses the constant changing in the streaming world. 

Showtime and Paramount+ to finally merge into one service on June 27

HBO Max’s Rebranded Max Service Will Offer Same Day New Episodes & Just 4 Minutes of Ads Per Hour

Comcast Is Starting to Encrypt Its Free Over The ATSC 3.0 TV Stations Meaning Many Cord Cutters Can’t Watch Free Local TV Anymore Without Upgrade

Peacock to Officially Stream an Exclusive NFL Game This Year

Check out Antenna Man on Youtube to talk about ATSC 3.0


Halide creators launch ‘Skylight’ for iPhone to predict spectacular sunsets

Macstock 7 is here! Tickets are now available.Dave is speaking again at the event along with Jeff Gamet, Brittany Smith, Chuck Joiner, and many others. Please join in all the fun July 22-23, 2023! Speakers Link.

Shout out to Scallion for buying me a coffee this week  thanks so much!

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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

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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