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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 Friday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

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iOS 558: Perplexing Puzzle Games for iPad & iPhone - Tetris, Blackbox, Nonogram Color, pink (game), and more
1:40:51

Tetris, Blackbox, Nonogram Color, pink (game), and more

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

For full show notes on this episode, visit https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today/episodes/558

Jul 16, 2021
iOS 557: Listen to These Great iOS Apps - Soundscapes, Dark Noise, Overcast, Pocket Casts, and more
1:41:22

Rosemary and Mikah show off some audio apps for meditation, focus, podcast listening, and more.

News

  • Apple accessory makers reportedly hit by shortages of Apple Watch charging pucks
  • Increase Transloader's Download-Powers – with Downie!
  • Advertisers concerned iCloud Private Relay could put an end to fingerprinting
  • Hands-on: iOS 15 upgrades the Notes app with support for tags, here's how they work
  • Developers will be able to integrate App Clips into websites as a full screen card with iOS 15
  • Epic Games antitrust case against Apple gets go-ahead in Australia as we await US ruling

Shortcuts Corner

  • Dave follows up on his Shortcuts Corner request regarding tracking his washing machine.
  • Joseph asks for help with location-based automations.

Feedback

  • Mike wants to create photo books using his iCloud Photos library.

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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Jul 09, 2021
iOS 556: Make More Out of Your Photos - RNI Films, Pixelmator Photo, Keynote
1:49:30

Rosemary and Mikah show you how to take your photos to the next level with these tools for editing and combining photos.

News

  • iOS/iPadOS/watchOS/macOS Public Betas are available
  • How to Downgrade From iOS 15 to iOS 14
  • Apps can request access to more RAM with iOS 15 entitlement, exceeding normal system memory limits
  • British right to repair law comes into force today, but excludes smartphones and computers
  • Controller for iOS supercharges your HomeKit experience, now with new backup features, code storage, more
  • Relay FM's Stephen Hackett has a Kickstarter — an Apple hardware wall calendar

Shortcuts Corner

  • Brison asks for help with his bedtime routine and Wake Up alarm
  • Dave asks for help tracking his washing machine

Feedback

  • Radieter wants to know how to convert MTS video without spending a bunch of money
  • Mandy can't figure out how to get Split Screen working on her iPad

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.

Jul 02, 2021
iOS 555: Automate Your Apps With Siri Shortcuts - Dark Noise, Drafts, Carrot Weather, Cardhop, and more
1:51:26

Dark Noise, Drafts, Carrot Weather, Cardhop, and more

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

For full show notes on this episode, visit https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today/episodes/555

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Jun 25, 2021
iOS 554: Learn New Skills With These iOS Apps - Kitchen Stories, Astound, Ukulele, Puppr, and more
2:11:59

Rosemary and Mikah share some apps that will teach you new skills or improve the skills you already have!

News

  • Apple's Shazam Music Discovery Service Surpasses 1 Billion Shazams Per Month
  • Hands-on: Here's how Apple Podcasts Subscriptions and channels work on iPhone
  • Beats Studio Buds now official: ANC, Transparency mode, and more for $150
  • Apple Executive Hints at Using AirPods to Provide Users More Health Data
  • Sonos Complains About Apple's Restrictions on Third-Party Siri Access in Antitrust Hearing

Shortcuts Corner

  • Joseph updates us on his Workouts Shortcut and Rosemary provides some additional assistance to improve it.

Feedback

  • Joshua suggests putting Siri to work as an Unwanted Caller Bouncer.
  • SlickBrain wonders when HomeKit will allow him to leave third-party smart home apps behind.

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 19, 2021
iOS 553: WWDC 2021: iOS & iPadOS 15 - What to look forward to in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8
2:13:27

What to look forward to in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

For full show notes on this episode, visit https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today/episodes/553

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Jun 12, 2021
iOS 552: 2021 Apple Design Awards Finalists - Little Orpheus, Wonderbox, CARROT Weather, Genshin Impact, and more
2:04:58

Little Orpheus, Wonderbox, CARROT Weather, Genshin Impact, and more

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

For full show notes on this episode, visit https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today/episodes/552

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Jun 05, 2021
iOS 551: Putting the New iPad Pro to the Test - Powerful apps for the new iPad Pro
2:06:07

Rosemary and Mikah show off some powerful apps that can take advantage of Apple's new M1 iPad Pro.


Powerful iPad Pro Apps


News

  • iPad 2 Now Considered Obsolete Worldwide
  • M1 iPad Pro can download software updates over 5G, Apple confirms in new support document
  • PSA: Apple Card Owners Won't Be Able to Combine Existing Accounts Until July
  • Some users confused about Siri Remote scrolling, here's how to fix it
  • LeBron James Spotted Wearing Unreleased Beats Studio Buds


Shortcuts Corner


Feedback

  • Follow-up: Evan asked about AirTag pet collars. ElevationLab has one now.
  • James asks for help with audio output settings while using his iPad Pro with a USB-C dock.


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 29, 2021
iOS 550: Unboxing the New iPad Pro & Siri Remote - Hands-on with Apple's newly launched products
1:37:26

Rosemary and Mikah unbox Apple's latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the new-and-improved Siri Remote.


What should you do with your old Siri Remote? Try Better Touch Tool for Mac!


News

  • Apple announces new background sounds, Apple Watch AssistiveTouch, and eye-tracking accessibility features
  • Apple announces SignTime and many other Accessibility features coming to its products
  • Apple Store App on iPad gets redesign
  • Zagg undercuts Apple's Magic Keyboard with new Pro Keys Trackpad case for iPad


Shortcuts Corner

  • Cuadratic asks for help tracking when he is and isn't using his phone.


Feedback

  • Tshepo asks for help getting phone call notifications for WhatsApp working on his Apple Watch.


App Caps

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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May 21, 2021
iOS 549: iOS Apps for Tracking What You've Watched/Read - Letterboxd, Television Time, Goodreads, and more
1:38:05

Rosemary Orchard and Dan Moren share some of their favorite apps for keeping track of movies, shows, and books they've consumed and for finding new recommendations.

News

  • Apple gave Zoom access to a special API to use the iPad camera during Split View
  • Chipolo ONE Spot tracker now available with Find My integration
  • HomePod still available for purchase two months after being discontinued
  • Should you be worried about AirTag hacks?

Shortcuts Corner

  • How to get a notification when the weather outside reaches a particular temperature

Feedback

  • Buffering issues on Apple TV

App Caps

Host: Rosemary Orchard

Guest: Dan Moren

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 14, 2021