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In Touch with iOS, is a podcast that talks about iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV and related technologies. Hosted by Dave Ginsburg and he is joined by different guests from the Apple Community.

Aug 21, 2020

The latest In Touch With iOS Guest Brittany Smith joins Dave and Warren. We talk productivity with your devices including using shortcuts. How many apps do you have on your device? Tip on News+ audio playback iOS14 Beta 5 and more. 

The show notes are at

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New Guest

Because Brittany is a new guest on the show, we find out more about her and the Apple gear she uses. 


Apple Worked With U.S. Government on 'Secret' iPod

Apple Renames 'Beats 1' to 'Apple Music 1' and Launches Two More Radio Stations

Apple Launching Discounted $9.99 Per Month CBS All Access and Showtime Bundle for Apple TV+ Subscr

Warren Likes Ted Lasso on Apple TV+ it has already been renewed for a 2nd season. Dave likes it now too great show.

Apple becomes first public company to reach a $2 trillion market cap

Apple terminating Epic's developer account over Fortnite App Store protest

Adobe's Recent Lightroom iOS App Update Deleted User Photos and Lost Data is Unrecoverable


Beta this week. iOS14 Beta 5 was released to developers some things of note there is a way to turn on a hidden folder in Photos and lots of other tweaks. We find out what Warren thinks about the updates. What's New in iOS 14 Beta 5: Bigger Apple News Widget, Alarm Clock Wheel, Hidden Photo Album Changes and More 

Apple Releases Fifth Betas of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 

iOS 13.6.1: Should you install it? Some think this small update has been causing more bugs have we experience that? 

Productivity- Brittany is a productivity coach and we talk about ways to improve your productivity using your iPad and iPhone. We talk about using shortcuts and do not disturb.

Shortcuts Directory Brittany mentioned  

How many apps do we have on our iPhones should you offload ones you don't need to keep you productive. 


How to Listen to the news in the Apple News app This is the support article from Apple. This is not supported on the iPad. 



Simple Commands iOS 


Drafts iOS





About our Guest

Brittany Smith is a Productivity, ADHD, and Technology Coach in Portland, Oregon.  Life's Mission: making stuff suck less. 

Giant nerd: Master's of Science degree in Cognitive Neuroscience, Star Wars-everything, Apple-enthusiast (obviously), and loves talking about the intersection of our brains and technology. Her website is Devise & Conquer Coaching

Tech Tips on YouTube: Devise & Conquer

Follow her on Twitter: @addliberator

About our Co-Host

Co-Host Warren Sklar @Wsklar is an IT Consultant and moderator of the Mac To The Future FaceBook Group with over 3000 members talking about all things Apple. Request to join this group to be among people who love Apple.