271 – USB-C for all New iPhone 15 and Apple Watch – 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. We discuss the Apple Event “Wunderlust” this week. iOS 17 RC was released final version drops on 9/18/23. iCloud will now have 6TB and 12TB options. AirPods Pro 2 has USB-C and you cannot buy a replacement case for lightning. Iphone 15 was announced with 4 models and amazing camera upgrades. Apple Watch series 9 and Ultra 2 upgrades. Are all these updates worth it? We give our opinions. Plus much more. 

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We give our thoughts on the the Apple event Wonderlust this week. 


Beta this week. iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 Release Candidate is out public release is Monday September 18, 2023

iOS 17 RC comes with multiple new ringtones for iPhone

tvOS 17 and HomePod Software 17 to be officially released on September 18

iOS17 and iPadOS 17 will be released 9/18/23

iOS 17 – Apple

iPadOS 17 – Apple

Apple Reveals More iOS 17 Features Not Available Until Later This Year

Apple Shares Lists of All New Features in iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma

iOS 17 Adds 20+ New Ringtones and Text Tones for Calls, Messages and Alarms 

iOS 17 Includes ‘Grid Forecast’ Feature to Let You Know When ‘Cleaner’ Energy is Available

New Apple ID Sign-In Options: Phone Number on File or Trusted Device 

Apple Event items that didn’t get much attention.

Everything Apple Announced at Today’s Event in Six Minutes

Apple Not Offering USB-C AirPods Pro Cases As a Standalone Purchase  You could do a service request: AirPods Repair & Service – Apple Support Proceed with caution.

Apple Adds 6TB and 12TB iCloud+ Storage Tiers

Apple Releases USB-C to Lightning Adapter for iPhone 15 and Shorter Thunderbolt 4 Pro Cable

The end of an era: Apple officially discontinues the iPhone mini

iPhone 15 Apple Lets Customers ‘Get Ready’ For iPhone 15 Launch With Pre-Order Setup

Thinner Bezels on iPhone 15

Compare iPhone models

iPhone 15’s USB-C Port Can Charge Your Apple Watch and AirPods 

iPhone 15 Pro Supports Recording ProRes Video Directly to External Storage

Apple Announces New Roadside Assistance via Satellite Feature for iPhone 14 and iPhone 15

Apple Adds Thread Networking Technology to iPhone 15 Pro

All iPhone 15 Models Support DisplayPort for Up to 4K HDR Video Output 

In an ocean of leaks, the iPhone 15 cameras managed to sneak in a few surprises

iPhone 15 Pro Models Support Wi-Fi 6E

iPhone 15 Pro Max’s 5x Optical Zoom Lens Enables 25x Digital Zoom

iPhone 15 Models Sold Outside U.S. Still Have Physical SIM Card Tray

iPhone 15 Models Still Limited to 7.5W on Qi Chargers, Fast Charging Has Not Improved

iPhone 15’s USB-C Port Remains Limited to Lightning Speeds

iPhone 15 Pro £100 Cheaper in the UK Than Last Year’s Equivalent Models

Titanium iPhone 15 Pro Weighs 19 Grams Less Than iPhone 14 Pro 

iPhone 15 Pro: Here’s Everything the New Action Button Can Do 

All of Apple’s New Devices Feature the Same Battery Life as Previous Generations

iPhone 14 vs 15 compared. Is it worth the upgrade?

iPhone 15 vs iPhone 14 — Specs, price, and features, compared

iPhone 14 Pro vs. iPhone 15 Pro Buyer’s Guide: 30+ Upgrades Compared – MacRumors

iPhone 15 Pro Max vs. iPhone 14 Pro Max — Specs, price, and features, compared

eSIM-only iPhone 15 remains exclusive to the US as the rest of the world still gets a SIM tray

iPhone 14 Pro gets new HEIF Max option to take 48MP photos

Apple Watch

Here is Every Apple Watch Band That Launched Today

Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 Feature 64GB of Storage

Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 battery life

Apple Watch Series 8 vs. Series 9 Buyer’s Guide: 10+ Upgrades Compared

Apple to Release watchOS 10 on Monday, September 18

Hermès Debuts Apple Watch Series 9 Collection Including Leather Bands

You can already use the Apple Watch’s double-tap feature. Here’s how

 Will you be buying an iPhone and / or Apple Watch this year and, if so, which one?

AirPods Pro 2 USB-C 

Lossless Audio With Apple Vision Pro Will Be Limited to USB-C AirPods Pro 2 – MacRumors

New firmware released for AirPods Pro, AirPods, & AirPods Max

AirPods in 2023: Here’s how the lineup looks after Apple’s event

Your AirPods Pro 2 are getting an upgrade, and it’s a big deal | ZDNET


Macstock 7 2023 Virtual Pass is now available. Relive the conference as you can Purchase a Digital pass to see the talks that many of our regular guests and contributors did including Dave, Brittany, Chuck, and Jeff. 

Our Host

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 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:

About our Guest

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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