290 – iOS 17.3 Stolen Device Projection is a Must – 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. Apple must comply with EU with side loading and open browsers with WebKit as well as outside payments for the Digital Markets Act starting with iOS 17.4 Beta. iOS 17.3 is released with Stolen Device Protection and security fixes a must upgrade. Rumors on the possible New iPad Air, iPad Pro, and MacBook Air Models Likely to Launch in March or April 2024. Plus much more. 

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Beta this week: iOS 17.4 Beta 1 was released today as we record. Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 to Developers

iOS 17.4 Beta: All the New Changes – MacRumors

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 17.4 to Developers

iOS 17.4 Beta Adds New Emoji: Shaking Head, Lime, Phoenix, Brown Mushroom and More

Apple Now Allowing Non-WebKit Engines in EU, Offering More Options for Changing Default Browser

Apple announces changes to iOS, Safari, and the App Store in the European Union

Apple Details How It Plans to Comply with the EU’s Digital Markets Act

Apple Introduces Transcripts for Podcasts 

iOS 17.3 was released to the public which we will review next. But:iOS 17.3 is finally here. We review some of the key features and stress why it’s very important to upgrade because of security fixes and updates including Stolen Device Protection feature. 

iOS 17.3 and macOS Sonoma 14.3 Patch WebKit Vulnerability That May Have Been Exploited 

Apple Releases iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3 With Stolen Device Protection, Collaborative Apple Music Playlists and More 

iOS 17.3 Features: What’s New in iOS 17.3 

How to use Stolen Device Protection

Apple Releases watchOS 10.3 With New Watch Face 

Apple Releases tvOS 17.3

Apple Releases HomePod 17.3 Software

MacOS Sonoma 14.3 update. Apple Releases macOS Sonoma 14.3 With Collaborative Apple Music Playlists 


Apple Music Classical Now Available on CarPlay [Removed]

Apple Re-Adds Access to iTunes TV Show and Movie Wishlists in iOS 17.3 

Rumor: New iPad Air, iPad Pro, and MacBook Air Models Likely to Launch in March or April 

Apple Received 13 Academy Award Nominations for Killers of the Flower Moon and Napoleon – MacRumors

Netflix dropping Basic ads-free tier, forcing users to choose a more profitable tier. We talk about bundles and Hulu Disney+

X for iOS Adds Support for Passkeys, Allowing for More Secure Logins

Firmware update released for first-generation AirPods Pro

Apple Now Allows Game Streaming Apps on App Store Worldwide

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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, and the show @intouchwithios

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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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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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