Jul 30, 2021
The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren they are joined by Brittany Smith. Apple wants to call the police on leakers unless they reveal sources..There is a must update to iOS14.7.1 and watchOS 7.6.1 to fix security bugs. Tunein Radio partnered with iHeart Radio and now has the content on Tunein we review podcast apps and media. Siri won’t have some 3rd party developers including ride sharing services plus more.
The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com
Apple Q3 Earnings results were announced this week and we discuss how they did with links below we referenced.
Important to update now with this security vulnerability. Apple releases iOS 14.7.1 with fix for Apple Watch unlock bug, more and Apple Releases watchOS 7.6.1 With Security Updates
Beta this week. iOS 15 Beta 4 was released this week. Public Beta was released too.
Has the panel used Live Text yet?
Looks like Apple is going to reduce the 3rd party apps ability to use Siri including asking to get a Uber. iOS 15 to Limit Siri Functionality With Third-Party Apps
Apple is demanding that a chinese leaker reveal their sources or they will be reported to the police. Does Apple have any rights with this? We debate this and do we really follow these leakers closely anyway? Apple Demands Leaker Reveals Sources Under Threat of Being Reported to Police
Media / Podcasts apps. We talked about Pocket Casts being bought previously well there are other services partnering for content. TuneIn and IHeart Radio announced a partnership that will add the 850 iHeart Radio stations on TuneIn. TuneIn and iHeartMedia Partner on Strategic Technology and Content Distribution Deal What are the differences of the 2 apps? Other apps like Audacy (formerly radio.com) has all the CBS radio stations and they do not share their content anywhere else. All 3 of these apps also have podcasts (including ours) listed too so you are seeing a trend here. They all have ads too with TuneIn and iHeart offering a premium subscription with no ads.
The Google Podcasts added a cool feature providing suggestions at the bottom of items that were discussed in a podcast.
David Ginsburg is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users and his wealth of knowledge of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV.
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. Check out her latest project, a YouTube channel of tech tips.
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.