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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.

Jan 19, 2018

Should Apple be our Nanny when it comes to parental controls on the devices our children use? Melissa has a rant on why this could have less than desirable outcomes for families. She shares some valuable resources for parenting in the digital age. Podcasts are a great way to learn more about a subject of interest. Dave shares some more apps worth checking out that can make listening to podcasts more productive. Full show notes are at

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New Siri Podcast News Feature Begins Rolling Out in iOS 11.2.2 – MacRumors

Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of iOS 11.2.5 to Developers and Public Beta Testers – MacRumors

This seemingly innocent link causes big problems on Mac and iOS – Cult of Mac

Open Letter from Jana Partners and CALSTRS to Apple Inc. – Jana Partners

Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World – by Devorah Heitner, PhD
Screenwise book kindle edition

Raising Digital Natives

Phonewise Boot Camp for Parents

Use Guided Access with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch – Apple Help Topic

Black Mirror - Arkangel

Apps & Gear
Currently, our favorite aggregator apps for managing podcasts are Downcast and Castro 2, but we will continue to point out other apps so our listeners can make an informed choice.




Overcast app

Pocket Casts
Pocket Casts app

Podbean Podcast App & Player
Podbean app
Radio dot com app

The Podcast App
The Podcast app

TuneIn Radio: NFL & Podcasts
Tune In Radio app

Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad
Boost Up charge pad

Cell Phone Finger Ring Stand & Vent Mount 
Cell Phone Ring Magnet Car Mount


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Meta: ITWIOS 020 Who’s Your Nanny? was recorded January 17, 2018. “Please Listen Carefully” by Jahzzar is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0. In Touch with iOS is an independently produced podcast, publication and social identity and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Apple Inc. iOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. All other Apple Inc. trademarks discussed are the property of Apple Inc. A full list of Apple trademarks is available here. Sometimes we use affiliate links for products in show notes. Unless otherwise noted, these products or services are not a sponsor. Your patronage helps to support our content production at no additional cost to you and does not alter our honest opinion of said product or service.