Feb 5, 2022
The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren we are joined by guest Jeff Gamet. You can unlock your iPhone with a mask on iOS15.4 beta without Apple Watch. Warren tries CPAP mask and beta it works. Google released VPN for iPhone and iPad. Would you trust it and we discuss the need for a VPN at all. Rebooting your iPhone do you need to and should you quit all the apps? Facebook lost money they say because of Apple’s Privacy setting we discuss what they need to to change.
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Beta this week. iOS15.4 beta 1 is still being tested. The biggest discussion is the ability to unlock your iPhone with a mask on without needing an Apple Watch. Face ID With a Mask: How It Works and What You Need to Know - MacRumors Warren tried it with a CPAP mask and tells us how well it works. iOS 15.4 Beta Adds Option to Hide iCloud Keychain Security Recommendations - MacRumors
Warren has more info about Universal control features on Monterey and iPadOS15.4 Beta.
Google One VPN service works with iPhone and iPad. It's part of the Google One plan. Google One VPN Now Available for iPhone and iPad Users - MacRumors
What is VPN and do you need it for your iPhone and iPad? Would you trust Google with your privacy? We review VPN and talk about other services out there including SurfShark, ExpressVPN, and Tunnelbear as other good choices. ClearVPN is on SetApp.
Should you reboot your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV? There are myths about this but really should you reboot these devices? We discuss and you would be surprised. Also should you quit apps?
Facebook and parent company Meta lost $10 Billion in Q4 2021 and blamed Apple’s recent change to privacy settings for ads on iPad and iPhone. We discuss if Facebook is really relevant anymore since TikTok has become the sensation. Apple's Privacy Measures to Cost Facebook $10 Billion in 2022 - MacRumors
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.
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 and YouTube https://youtube.com/jgamet
About our 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.