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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.

Apr 16, 2021

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave is joined by guest Kelly Guimont. Dave has a very first new (used) car with CarPlay and he reviews all the great features and does a comparison to Android Auto. Spring Loaded Apple event is coming next week we review what could be released. iOS 14.5 beta 8 is released and it should be released next week. Is there a new HomePod TV Box coming soon? We review. Samsung iTest lets you see an Android on your iPhone plus more.

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Dave’s first few days with CarPlay. Dave bought a new (used) Dodge Charger and it was 7 years in the making to finally have a car with CarPlay and boy was he happy. He gives first impressions and no surprise its great. iOS - CarPlay

Here are some photos of the interface.

Compared to Android Auto

Very strange you can “experience an Android using Samsung's 'iTest' Lets You Try a Galaxy Device on Your iPhone Does it make you want to switch? I don’t think so. 

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

Kelly Guimont writes for The Mac Observer and is the host of The Daily Observations Podcast. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @verso

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