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Join Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent for iOS Today, TWiT.tv's podcast for all things iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and more! From app reviews to helpful tips and tricks, from the latest news to the coolest accessories, Rosemary and Mikah will help you make the most of all your iOS devices. Send in your questions and feedback to iOSToday@twit.tv. Records live every Tuesday at Noon Eastern / 9:00am Pacific / 16:00 UTC.

Episode Date
iOS 608: Writing Smarter With iPhone & iPad - Mail Merge, iA Writer, Scrivener
1:36:38

On iOS Today, Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard share some apps and tips to write smarter with your iPhone and iPad.

News

  • Apple Updates Pages, Numbers, and Keynote With new features
  • Chrome wants to take over your iPhone passwords
  • Today at Apple session showcases making GIFs with Keynote

Shortcuts Corner

  • Tom would like a shortcut that sets the phone to mirror the screen to an Apple TV and launch an app
  • Mikah wants a shortcut that will pull text from a specific document in the Notes app

App Caps

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Jun 28, 2022
iOS 607: What To Expect from watchOS 9 - New Workout Views, Watch Faces, Medication Tracking
1:16:47

On iOS Today, Mikah Sargent and special guest host Christopher Lawley take a look at exciting new features headed to the Apple Watch in watchOS 9.

  • Workout: New Workout views, heart rate zones, enhanced workout summary
  • Medications: Reminders for medications, medication logging
  • Sleep: Sleep stages, track sleep over time
  • Watch Faces: new faces, additional support for complications
  • AFib History
  • Family Setup: Podcasts for kids, kids can get access to smart home devices, HomePod, and keys
  • Accessibility: Double-pinch control, Apple Watch Mirroring
  • Productivity: Banner notifications, recent apps at the top of the dock, create calendar events
  • Apple Fitness+: New trainer callouts, metrics on compatible third-party TVs

News

  • All the things Apple Sherlocked at WWDC 2022
  • Senators call for US to adopt common charger

Shortcuts Corner

  • Alan needs help fixing a Shortcut to turn on and off an alarm system when leaving or returning to the house

Feedback

  • Daniel is having issues with Focus Modes and Do Not Disturb now working as expected
  • Wael is wondering if there is a good way to go straight to the home screen and not to the last open app when unlocking an iPhone

App Caps

Host: Mikah Sargent

Co-Host: Christopher Lawley

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Jun 21, 2022
iOS 606: 2022 Apple Design Awards - Procreate, Wylde Flowers, Overboard!
1:16:17

On iOS Today, Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard take a look at some of the winning apps and games of the 2022 Apple Design Awards.

Shortcuts Corner

  • Michael needs help with an automation controlling all HomePods
  • Alan wants a shortcut to display the screen brightness percentage

Feedback

  • Alice has an issue with mini previews popping up in Mail and Safari

App Caps

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Jun 14, 2022
iOS 605: WWDC 2022 - New Features for Your iPad & iPhone!
1:16:39

On iOS Today, Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard share some exciting new features in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, and macOS Ventura that were announced at Apple's WWDC 2022.

  • Reimagined Lock Screen
  • Medication tracking in the Health app
  • Sleep Tracking
  • Mail: Send later, remind me, undo send
  • Messages: Edit, undo send, mark as unread, audio messages 'app'
  • Maps: Stops!
  • Native support for Nintendo Pro controllers
  • Print Layouts
  • Stage Manager
  • Focus Modes: Filter out apps, set Lock Screen/Watch Face, filters for Safari, Mail, Messages, Calendar
  • Use your iPhone as a camera on macOS Ventura

Shortcuts Corner - WWDC 2022 Updates:

  • Adjust filters for Messages/Mail
  • Tab groups!
  • Maps: Parked car integration
  • Remove image background
  • Extract text from image
  • Delete messages

App Caps

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

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You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Jun 07, 2022
iOS 604: Free Apps Worth Your Time - Google Earth, BeReal, Runestone Text Editor
1:30:16

On iOS Today, Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard share some of their favorite free apps for your iOS devices.

News

  • In-app account deletion requirement starts June 30
  • Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off June 6 with keynote address
  • Apple Developer update to include WWDC 2022 session videos, digital lounges, more
  • Apple Account Card now available in the Wallet app
  • US Senate backs off Big Tech regulation bill as Apple again criticizes impacts of sideloading

Shortcuts Corner

  • Michael wants to use a shortcut that will start an outdoor walk workout when getting to a particular park

Feedback

  • Wayne has a question about losing cell signal when entering large buildings

App Caps

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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May 31, 2022
iOS 603: iPhone Travel Tips & Tricks - TripIt, Flighty, Guru Maps & Navigation Offline
1:23:18

On iOS Today, Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard share their favorite tips, gadgets, and apps for traveling with your iOS devices.

  • Low Power & Low Data Mode
  • Turn Roaming On/Off and adjust cellular usage
  • Download verifiable COVID-19 vaccination and test result records on iPhone
  • Apple MagSafe Battery Pack
  • Anker MagGo Battery Pack
  • Big Charger, e.g., Satechi/Anker MultiPort
  • Small Charger, e.g., Anker/HeyDay/Apple
  • PopSockets PopWallet+ for MagSafe
  • Guru Maps & Navigation Offline
  • TripIt: Travel Planner
  • Flighty - Your Flights Tracker
  • Drafts
  • Yelp: Food, Delivery & Reviews
  • Tripadvisor: Plan & Book Trips

News

  • Apple unveils new Apple Watch Pride Edition bands
  • Apple wastes no time in delivering the first iOS 15.6 beta
  • RoboDeck: HomeKit robot for deck staining?

Shortcuts Corner

  • Kevin wants to automatically save email attachments to an iCloud Drive
  • Rosemary shares a shortcut to quickly share multiple photos to a group on iMessage

Feedback

  • Tom has a question about Fantastical's Openings and Proposals feature
  • Dom wants to know if there's a way to hide home screens

App Caps

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

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May 24, 2022
iOS 602: Apps for Tabletop Gaming - D&D Beyond, Encounter+, Dice by PCalc
1:28:35

On iOS Today, Mikah Sargent and Dan Moren share their favorite apps for tabletop RPG gaming.

News

  • Apple releases iOS 15.5 with enhancements to Apple Cash and Podcasts app
  • Apple now lets apps charge increased prices for auto-renewable subscriptions with limits
  • Apple previews innovative accessibility features combining the power of hardware, software, and machine learning

Feedback

  • Burke has a question about controlling Hue lights with a HomePod and Roku
  • Mark is looking for advice on managing Notifications
  • George has advice for transferring photos into a FileMaker Pro database on a windows computer

App Caps

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Dan Moren

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

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You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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May 17, 2022
iOS 601: Stay on Task With These Apps for iOS - Reminders, OmniFocus, Directive, Pomodoro Timer
1:26:24

On iOS Today, Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard share their favorite apps for staying on task.

News

  • Apple discontinues iPod touch, ending 20 year run of iconic 'iPod' brand
  • Devs can apply to be part of Apple's in-person WWDC mini event now
  • Photoshop for iPad shifts closer to feature parity with desktop app in latest update

Shortcuts Corner

  • Bil wants a shortcut that can set a random wallpaper from a folder of images
    Rosemary shares her fuel reminder shortcut

App Caps

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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May 10, 2022
iOS 600: MAC-ximise Your Multi-Device Usage - Universal Control, Luna Display, Camo Studio
1:28:12

Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard share ways to get the most out of your Apple devices by making them work together.

News

  • Apple has released a new firmware version for AirTag
  • Apple's Self Service Repair is now available
  • Belkin now says 'it's too early' to talk about truly wireless chargers

Shortcuts Corner

  • Mack wants to know more about using NFC stickers in HomeKit automations
  • Brianna is trying to add a shortcut to the Share Sheet from one browser (Brave) to open the current URL in Safari

Feedback

  • T-Bone needs help getting the Photos app to export JPEG images instead of HEIC

App Caps

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

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You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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May 03, 2022
iOS 599: Shortcuts with Matthew Cassinelli - 600+ Shortcuts Library, Shortcuts on Mac, Automation Tips
1:37:24

Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard are joined by Matthew Cassinelli to geek out on Shortcuts; they talk about Matthew's Shortcuts Library with over 600 shortcuts, tips for making and creating automations, Shortcuts on Mac, using Focus Modes, and more.

Shortcuts Corner
Greg would like an automation to forward calls to another number when away on holidays and weekends
Tobi wants to create an automation that is triggered when a HomeKit sensor has a certain value

App Caps
Rosemary: Oura Ring
Matthew: Laundry Lens
Mikah: Momently

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Guest: Matthew Cassinelli

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

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You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Apr 27, 2022