275 – Jeff Wants a new CarPlay Head Unit in his Car With Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. iPhone 15 has CarPlay issues with USB-C and Jeff wants a new CarPlay unit in his car. Plus reviews of CarPlay apps. Are the days of Google as default search on iPhone numbered? Why has it been so slow for US states to adopt digital iD’s on the iPhone, Makes no sense streaming devices still have micro USB jacks. 

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More CarPlay Woes. CarPlay Not Working for Some iPhone 15 Users, Possibly Because of USB-C Cables

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Why? For the love of all that is holy: No more Micro-USB ports on media streamers


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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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Chuck Joiner is the host of MacVoices and hosts video podcasts with influential members of the Apple community. Make sure to visit and subscribe to his podcast. You can follow him on Twitter @chuckjoiner and join his MacVoices Facebook group.

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