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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.

Feb 20, 2019

This week’s guest is Guest Donna Cleveland, Editor in Chief, iPhone Life joins Dave to talk about Apple and iOS. We talk about the event Apple is planning and a subscription service for the News App, Apple Watch experiences, iOS 12 tips, and more.

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Study Finds iPhone XS Max Users Experience More Than Twice as Fast LTE Speeds as iPhone 5s Users on Average - Macrumors

Apple to Announce TV Service at March 25 Event, But Launch is Months Off - Macrumors

  • Exclusive deals with other networks? Disney, HBO, Hulu
    • Apple takes 30 percent cut
  • Apple originals - Thriller series, partnership with Oprah
  • Cost?
  • Other streaming services: Acorn TV (british shows $4.99/month)

Apple News subscription service - $10/month


As we do with all new guests let's find out what iOS devices Donna has and what she uses all the time.

Apple Watch experiences. Donna wrote a great article in the current issue of iPhone Life so Dave and Donna will discuss their experiences with the Apple Watch starting from Series 0 (First Gen) through Series 4.We also discuss some favorite apps we use on the Apple Watch.

  • Design
  • Speed
  • Automatic workout detection, yoga, hiking, activity competitions, pacing tools
  • Health: EKG readings, fall detection
  • Walkie Talkie
  • Raise to Wake
  • Waterproof & GPS support
  • Topo Maps, Viewranger, REI Co-op

There were some rumors that Apple is planning an event on 3/25 as we discussed in the news. They are planning to expand the News app and add subscriptions based on Apple’s purchase of Texture digital magazine subscription service.  We discuss the News app and its current use and what we think will be announced with this subscription service and could they add newspapers?

We discuss iOS 13 wants from iPhone Life readers

Mark imessages unread

Multiple user support for ipad

Dark Mode

We discuss iOS 12 tips including grouped notifications, and hidden features and improvements.

  • Grouped notifications- podcast and news
  • Password management-password generation for apps, duplicate finder, screen time
  • Hidden: Do Not Disturb while sleeping, Live LIsten,
  • memoji

App Picks

Donna’s Picks


Insight Timer


1 Second Every Day

Measure App

Dave’s Picks

Duck Duck Go Browser App

Brave App Browser iOS

iPhone Life has a great insider site that Dave subscribes to we talk about the site and Donna provides us information about this great site.

About our Guest: Donna Cleveland is Editor and Chief of iPhone Life Magazine. They offer a great insider subscription that offers daily videos on all things iOS. You can reach her by email at