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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.

Jan 30, 2019

049 What about the Apple Watch Apps  - with Guest Adam Engst, Publisher of TidBITS and the TidBITS Content Network.

This week’s new guest Adam Engst publisher of TidBITS joins Dave to talk about Apple and iOS. We talk about the must have Apple Watch apps, and some great app picks.

Show notes are at

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Apple Releases iOS 12.1.3, macOS 10.14.3, watchOS 5.1.3, and tvOS 12.1.2 with Bug Fixes - TidBITS

DuckDuckGo Search Engine Integrates Apple Maps - TidBITS

Apple Pay will soon work at Target, Taco Bell and more locations, covering 74% of top US merchants  - 9to5Mac

Microsoft Adds NewsGuard to Edge Browser for iOS to Warn Users of Untrustworthy Sites - Macrumors

Apple releasing first iOS 12.2 and watchOS 5.2 Beta - 9to5 Mac


As we do with all new guests let's find out what iOS devices Adam has I bet there are a few in use.

HomePod issue - Personal requests not working for Adam.

Is Your iPhone Calling Other Countries? Adam wrote this article in Tidbits and we discuss this unusual thing happening with your iPhone

10 must-have apps for your new Apple Watch Macworld had this article reviewing the 10 must apps for your Apple Watch. We discuss each one and if we had any experience using them.

App Picks

Adam’s Picks

Libby (public library ebooks via the Overdrive system; I use it with the NY Public Library)

Wireless Tag (requires the associated sensors; I wrote about it in TidBITS a while back)


Eero app

Wireless Tag App

Tidbits Article on Wireless Tag App

Dave’s Pick

Quartz Brief

About our Guest: Adam Engst is publisher of TidBITS and the TidBITS Content Network. You can find him on Twitter @adamengst and @tidbits and the Discourse TidBits Forum