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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.

Oct 20, 2023

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. We have a great discussion on Thunderbolt and USB-C that X-Ray shows you get what you pay for. Apple needs to give us more than 5GB free storage and improve syncing. Apple released a lower priced Apple Pencil that charges with USB-C we discuss if its worth the lower price and the 3rd party pencils. Apple can update the iPhone inside the box and more. 

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Apple plans to update iPhones in-store without opening the boxes

Goldman Sachs regrets Apple Card, and is trying to escape the deal UPDATE: Goldman Sachs dodges questions about its relationship with Apple

FCC Says Apple Can Use Faster 6GHz Spectrum for Headsets, CarPlay, and More 

Netflix Raising U.S. Prices Yet Again, Premium Plan Now Costs $23/Month


Beta this week. iOS 17.1 RC was released this week

Apple Seeds iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1 Release Candidates to Developers and Public Beta Testers 

iOS 17.1 Fixes iPhone Display Image Retention Issue 

Apple Seeds watchOS 10.1 Release Candidate to Developers and Public Beta Testers 

Apple Seeds tvOS 17.1 Release Candidate to Developers

Apple's first iOS 17.1 RC claims to fix bug causing Significant Locations setting to reset 

iOS 17.1 Improves Screen Time Syncing Across Apple Devices 

iOS 16.7.2 still receiving updates 

Release candidates for iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2 updates out now

There was a new Apple Pencil announced this week. New Apple Pencil Announced With Hidden USB-C Port and More for $79 we give our thoughts of this lower end model. Press release. Apple introduces new Apple Pencil, bringing more value and choice to the lineup

Comparison of 3 Apple Pencil models.Apple Pencil USB-C vs Gen 1 and Gen 2

Apple Pencil Buyer's Guide: Which Model Should You Choose?

Alternate Pencils

Stylus Pen for iPad(2022-2018) with Palm Rejection, FOJOJO

Stylus Pen for iPad

iPad Pencil 2nd Generation with Magnetic Wireless Charging,

Logitech Crayon

Apple USB-C cables are more complex Than thought. X-rays show crazy complexity of Apple’s Thunderbolt 4 cable

Apple's $129 Thunderbolt cable detailed in new CT images: 'A stunning piece of precision source: USB-C head-to-head comparison

iCloud needs a bigger basic plan Apple has an iCloud problem

Google has 15GB About your Google Photos activity & storage


Macstock 7 2023 Digital Pass is now available. Relive the conference as you can Purchase a virtual pass to see the talks that many of our regular guests and contributors did including Dave, Brittany, Chuck, and Jeff. 

Our Host

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

Twitter @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:

About our Guest

Chuck Joiner is the host of MacVoices and hosts video podcasts with influential members of the Apple community. Make sure to visit and subscribe to his podcast. You can follow him on Twitter @chuckjoiner and join his MacVoices Facebook group.