The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guests Brittany Smith and Kelly Guimont, plus regulars Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. GM has its big woes with its Infotainment system constantly crashing. Or as Jeff says InfoPAINment system. Big news Apple has stopped selling the current Apple Watch because of a patent infringement lawsuit. The social engineering saga continues Joanna Stern from WSJ interviews a jailed iPhone thief who tells us how easy it was to steal 1000’s of iPhones. Apple now has self diagnostics available for self service repairs. Plus much more.
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Apple halted sales of Apple Watch Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 no longer available online
Latest updates to iOS17.2 are discussed.
Beta this week. iOS17.3 Beta 1 continues
CarPlay and iPhone 15 with USB-C and does it work with the USB-C cable? CarPlay with the USB-C iPhone 15
Meanwhile GM has not started out well post CarPlay. GM’s CarPlay replacement software is off to a disastrous start
We discussed the social engineering that happened when thieves steal iPhones. Joanna Stern from Wall Street Journal initially reported this way of getting someones passcode and steals the phone and cash.She interviews a jailed thief that talks about how he did it. He Stole Hundreds of iPhones and Looted People’s Life Savings. He Told Us How.
Apple is now offering diagnostics of Self service repairs. iPhone 12 and later: Apple Diagnostics for Self Service Repair
Jeff and Dave report back on the $16 knock off Apple watch band. https://www.instagram.com/p/C1GUqrLtDkJ/
iMessage Tip OS 17.2, what’s your Messages count + storage?? Go to Settings > Tap your name > iCloud > Show all > Messages in iCloud
Macstock 7 2023 Digital Pass is now available. Relive the conference as you can Purchase a Digital Pass see the talks that many of our regular guests and contributors did including Dave, Brittany, Chuck, and Jeff. https://macstockconferenceandexpo.com
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 https://youtube.com/intouchwithios follow him on Mastadon @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 https://youtube.com/jgamet
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: https://roethigtech.blogspot.com
About our Guest
Brittany Smith is a cognitive neuroscientist who provides a variety of consulting services through her business, Devise and Conquer that includes ADD/ADHD coaching, technology coaching, productivity consulting, and more. She is a self-designated “well-rounded geek”, and holds a M.S. degree in Cognitive Neuroscience. She can be found on Twitter as @addliberator. Find her on her YouTube channel of tech tips