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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.

Dec 15, 2023

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Jill McKinley, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. iOS17.2 is released. We do a full review of the key new features. iOS17.3 Beta 1 was released and big news of Stolen Device Protection feature now protects from over the shoulder stealing of passcodes and more. GM thinks CarPlay is not safe and that's why they won't offer it anymore. Where do we buy our Apple Products? Is the Apple Store the best place to go or big box stores and cellular carriers? Plus much more. 

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Apple Now Selling Standalone USB-C AirPods Pro Case for $99 

Apple's foldable iPhone is one step closer as Samsung Display begins internal reshuffle

Really? GM Says It's Nixing CarPlay to Make Drivers Safer and GM Says It's Ditching Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for Your Safety

Apple Delays iOS 17's AirPlay in Hotel Room Feature Until 2024 

Disney Says The Hulu App Will Not Shut Down As Hulu Content Merges Into Disney+ 

AAPL stock closes at new record high after adding $1 trillion to market cap this year 


Beta this week. iOS17.3 Beta 1 was released this week. 

Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3 to Developers 

Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 10.3 to Developers

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 17.3 to Developers 

iOS 17.3 Beta Adds Collaborative Apple Music Playlists Again 

iOS 17.3 Beta: All the New Features So Far 

The big story in iOS17.3 Beta is the Stolen Device Protection that Apple implemented.

Apple Makes Security Changes to Protect Users From iPhone Thefts 

iOS 17.3 Beta Adds New Stolen Device Protection Feature to iPhone

iOS 17.2 was released to the public this week. We discuss some of the key new features. 

Apple Releases iOS 17.2 With Journal App and More 

iOS 17.2: How to Change Your iPhone's Default Notification Sound 

iOS 17.2: How to Translate Speech With iPhone's Action Button

iOS17.2 Release Notes

About the security content of iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2 ****note update list below

Older releases About the security content of iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3

Apple Removes Option to Buy TV Shows and Movies in iOS 17.2 iTunes Store App 

Where do we buy Apple products? Ben gives his experience on buying a iPhone from a Apple Store and had difficulties.  Here's where people buy their iPhones, iPads, and Macs 

Jeff reviews the knock off Apple Watch band. Buy it here.


Macstock 7 2023 Digital Pass is now available. Relive the conference as you can Purchase a Digital Pass  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, 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

Jill McKinley is a professional in the field of enterprise software, server administration, and IT. She started her technical career in Windows but now exclusively uses a Mac in her personal life. She hosts several podcasts, including Start with Small Steps and Small Steps with God, where she offers tips and insights for a better life. Her podcast is at and X @schmern.