255 – Apple Needs a Single OS for iPad and Mac – With Guest Patrice Brend’amour, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. Ben talks about his blog post why we should have one OS for iPad and Mac. new start up Telly is giving you a free 55” TV is it really free? Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro is released for the iPad is it worth it? Stop all those spam calls. Netflix password sharing is over in US. HBO Max is Max and it stumbled out of the release gate.

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Beta this week. iOS 16.6 Beta 1 was released not much to report before WWDC.

Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6 to Developers  and Apple Releases First Public Betas of iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6 – MacRumors

Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 9.6 to Developers – MacRumors

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 16.6 to Developers

iOS 16.6 Beta Lays Groundwork for iMessage Contact Key Verification 

iOS 15.7.6 and iPadOS 15.7.6 Incorporate Rapid Security Response Fixes

Spam calls we all hate them. Your carrier has some great options. Hiya Here’s how to finally stop infuriating spam calls on your iPhone

Ben wrote a great blog post on MacOS and iPadOS and really should be one single OS. We discuss this and give our thoughts.  Apple Needs a Single Computer OS 


Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro were released this week. we give our initial thoughts on the apps. Apple Releases Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for iPad

Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for macOS updated with new features and support for iPad apps

There is a new ad based service Telly that is giving away a 55” 4K but you have to watch ads. Would you give up privacy for this? How Much Personal Data Would You Give Up for a Free 4K TV?

You can get a 4K TV for free, with a very creative new catch | ZDNET

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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:


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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