Oct 22, 2021
The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he’s joined by Holden and Brian DePardo. At The Apple event titled Unleashed, we talk about the new Airpods 3 and Apple Music plan with Siri. They released a polishing cloth for your stuff you won’t be able to buy until next year. New colors for the HomePod Mini. Dave reviews the latest AirTag cases from Speck. The iPod celebrates its 20th Anniversary. App reviews and more.
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Beta this week. iOS 15.1 RC was released and the final version will be released on Monday 10/25.
The Apple Event entitled Unleashed occurred this past week and yes it had mostly Mac announcements there were some other items announced that we discuss
They announced new colors for the HomePod Mini including yellow, orange, and Blue that seem to match iMacs but the colors are off. https://www.apple.com/homepod-mini/specs/
Apple quietly announced a new polishing Cloth for devices especially for Apple displays. For $19.99 we debate: is this a worthy item to purchase? You Probably Won't Be Able to Get Apple's New Polishing Cloth in Time for the Holidays
Apple opened up the event by talking about a new Apple Music plan called Voice Plan at $4.99 per month. But there is a catch: you can only use Siri to ask for songs, playlists, and more. The new Apple Music Voice plan costs $5 a month and is a good option for the casual listener
AirPods 3 Announcement: We review the new features and where it fits in the product line. AirPods lineup comparison: which should you buy?
Dave’s AirPods Pro started crackling and had them replaced under AirPods Pro Service Program for Sound Issues he reviews the process and he is glad Apple had this program.
Cool Stuff. Speck is releasing a line of AirTag cases. Apple AirTag Cases | Speck Dave does a review of the new line including a luggage tag thats magnetic holder.
It's the 20th anniversary of the first iPod October 23, 2021 and we talk about how the iPod revolutionized the way we listened to music. This Week Marks the 20th Anniversary of the iPod This is the original press release from Apple. Apple Presents iPod
David Ginsburg is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users and his wealth of knowledge of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV.
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Brian DePardo is a writer and IT Professional living in Dallas, TX he is on Twitter @briandepardo Brian will be reading his novel virtually at a Stanford University Student Author Showcase CLICK HERE to register on November 12, 2021.
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