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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.

Mar 5, 2021

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Jeff Gamet. Apple TV 3rd gen slow death, We talk about all the paid and free streaming TV services that work great on your iPad cool stuff includes metal iPhone tripod mount and iPad HoverBar and more. 

The show notes are at

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 Apple TV+ Billie Eilish Documentary Drew Record Number of New Subscribers

Apple Launches Service for Transferring iCloud Photos and Videos to Google Photos

Amazon Launches GameOn Clip Recording App On iOS

Plex Now Integrates With Apple's TV App on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV


Our thanks to PodSwap for adding us to their press page. Dave talked about this on Episode 138 it's a great service to swap your AirPods. 

Beta this week. iOS 14.5 Beta 3 was released this week. With Warren out this week Jeff and Dave discuss their thoughts on the pending features that stand out and what we look forward to for all devices Including the HomePod and the ability to finally play music from your Mac to a pair and unlocking your iPhone with your Apple Watch while you have a mask on. 

Apple Seeds Third Public Betas of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5        

iOS 14.5 Beta 3 Enables 'Items' Tab in Find My to Keep Track of Beats Headphones and Third-Party Accessories 

Here is a clarification about the “default” music app in 14.5 Apple Clarifies Ability to ‘Set Default’ Audio Apps in iOS 14.5 you cannot set it as default but you can ask Siri to play the song on a specific music service. 

iOS 14.5 Beta 3 Includes 'Item Safety Feature' for AirTags and Other Tracked Items to Help Prevent Stalking

watchOS 7.4 beta 3 with iPhone mask unlock feature for Apple Watch now available

Where are the AirTags? 

Apple TV 3rd Gen is slowly fading away with the announcement this week that YouTube and MLB not supporting the device and the only way to steam those apps is AirPlay. We discuss where this device is going and what the potential future of Apple TV is. YouTube App No Longer Available on 3rd-Gen Apple TV, AirPlay Now Required to Watch Videos 

The streaming world continues to evolve and with the change today as we recorded this of CBS All Access to Paramount Plus we discuss where streaming is going and review what services are worth the time and money. Here is a list of ones we discussed with links to the iOS apps.

Everything to Know About Paramount+ 



Amazon Prime Video










Tips and Cool Stuff  

How to shut down an iPhone without buttons

Metal Phone Tripod Mount with Cold Shoe,Woohoto 360 Rotation

HoverBar Duo – Twelve South

Macstock 2021 was planned for an in person event but with the current situation going on event host Mike Potter decided to keep it virtual and posted a video here and he even did a tour of the Woodstock, IL town square where the movie Groundhog Day was filmed. Macstock Update: 2021 and Beyond we discuss and look forward to another great event sometime in July. 

Our Host

Your Host Dave Ginsburg  is an IT Professional With over 22 years experience working with Mac and Windows as well as iOS devices. He is also President of The Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group

About our Guest

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 Twitter and Instagram as @jgamet

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