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The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Patrice Brend’amour, Marty Jencius, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig.We talk Beta this week. iOS 18 Beta 2 continues along with iOS 17.6 Beta 2. Apple Intelligence Coming to Vision Pro, but Not HomePod. Could the HomePod with display be a reality?In-store Vision Pro demos will see two big changes this month.Patrice pre ordered the Vision Pro in Germany. No surprise Apple Reclassifies iPhone X, OG HomePod, and Original AirPods as Vintage.

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Beta this week. iOS 18 Beta 2 continues along with iOS 17.6 Beta 2. 

Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 17.6 and iPadOS 17.6 to Developers

Apple Releases Second Beta of visionOS 1.3 to Developers

Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 10.6 to Developers

Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 17.6 to Developers

Apple Releases Second Public Beta of iOS 17.6

iOS 18: 10 New Home Screen and Lock Screen Features

Apple Intelligence

Gurman: Apple Intelligence Coming to Vision Pro, but Not HomePod

HomePod with display corroborated by references to a new Apple ‘HomeAccessory’

Some Apple Intelligence Features Likely to Require Paid Subscription

Apple Intelligence is coming this fall, but these features won’t be included

More iOS 18 Beta updates and others

iPadOS 18 makes it easier to choose and add emoji when typing in iPhone apps

watchOS 11 Gains Integrated Shazam Widget for Identifying Songs

iOS 18 finally adds T9 dialling on iPhone

Apple Releases Second macOS Sonoma 14.6 Public Beta 

Here Are the macOS Sequoia Features Intel Macs Won’t Support 


Apple Store Down in UK, Canada, and Other Countries Ahead of Vision Pro Pre-Orders [Update: It’s Back Up] and Patrice pre ordered one in Germany, 

Apple Vision Pro Launches in China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore

In-store Vision Pro demos will see two big changes this month

Resident Evil 7 Debuts on iPhone 15 Pro, iPad, and Mac

Apple Reclassifies iPhone X, HomePod, and Original AirPods as ‘Vintage


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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


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:

Marty Jencius, Ph.D., is a professor of counselor education at Kent State University, where he researches, writes, and trains about using technology in teaching and mental health practice. His podcasts include Vision Pro Files, The Tech Savvy Professor and Circular Firing Squad Podcast. Find him at 

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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