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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.

May 18, 2024

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave is joined by guests, Marty Jencius, Eric Erickson, and Jeff Gamet.iOS 17.5 was released to the public with some very important security updates. Dave, Marty and Eric all have new iPad Pro 13”  they give their impressions since receiving them as well as what features they find to stand out. Big news on accessibility Apple announced for the upcoming iOS 18 including eye tracking, music trackers, and more. 

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We welcome our first time guest Eric to the show. He tells us about what Apple gear he uses as we always ask first time guests. 

Beta this week. iOS 17.5 was released to the public. 

iOS 17.5 Features: What's New in iOS 17.5 - MacRumors

About the security content of iOS 17.5 and iPadOS 17.5 - Apple Support

iOS 17.5: Your iPhone Just Got the New Puzzle Game Quartiles and More

iOS 17.5 includes these 15 security patches for iPhone users 

iOS 17.5 is out now with tracker detection, News updates, and lots of security fixes

Troubling iOS 17.5 Bug Reportedly Resurfacing Old Deleted Photos

Apple Releases watchOS 10.5 With New Pride Watch Face 

Apple Releases tvOS 17.5

Apple Seeds visionOS 1.2 Beta 5 to Developers 

Apple Releases macOS Sonoma 14.5 With Apple News+ Improvements

Dave, Marty and Eric both have new iPad Pros they give their impressions since receiving them.

Reference Mode Use Reference Mode on your iPad Pro - Apple Support

The redesigned iPad Air and new iPad Pro are available today

Apple Pencil Pro: All the New Featur

Extend M4 iPad Pro Battery Lifespan With This New Feature 

M4 iPad Pro Bend Tests: Durability Equal to M2 Model Despite Thinness


Big news on accessibility Apple announced for the upcoming iOS 18. 

Apple announces new accessibility features, including Eye Tracking

Apple Previews iOS 18's Upgraded Magnifier App With New Reader Mode

iPhone Plus going the way of the iPhone mini after final update this fall


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Our Host

Dave Ginsburg is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users and shares his wealth of knowledge of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV and related technologies. Visit the YouTube channel follow him on Mastadon @daveg65, and the show @intouchwithios


Our Regular Contributors

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 Mastadon @jgamet as well as Twitter and Instagram as @jgamet  His YouTube channel

Ben Roethig Former Associate Editor of GeekBeat.TV and host of the Tech Hangout and Deconstruct with Patrice  Mac user since the mid 90s. Tech support specialist. Twitter @benroethig  Website:

About our Guest

Marty Jencius, Ph.D., is a professor of counselor education at Kent State University, where he researches, writes, and trains about using technology in teaching and mental health practice. His podcasts include The Tech Savvy Professor and Circular Firing Squad Podcast. Find him at

Eric Ericson He is the co-host of the ForMacEyesOnly Podcast with Mike Potter. You can contact him at