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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.

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iOS 621: HealthKit Apps for iOS - Withings Health Mate, Kardia, Oral-B, and more!
1:21:09

Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard are wearing their new Apple Watches (Series 8 & Ultra!) and are ready to take you through very helpful HealthKit apps for better sleep, temperature, teeth and more!

  • Withings Health Mate
  • Withings Sleep Analyzer
  • Withings Thermo Smart Temporal Thermometer
  • Beautyrest Sleeptracker Monitor
  • KardiaMobile 6L by Alivecor
  • Oral-B 7000 SmartSeries
  • Apple Watch Blood Oxygen Measurements
  • Apple Watch ECG

News

  • iOS 16.0.2 released to fix iPhone 14 Pro camera shake issue
  • Mark Gurman thinks October Apple products could be announced via press releases instead of an actual event

Shortcuts Corner

  • Chris wants to feed his fish at lunchtime every "other" day, which prompts Rosemary to do some mathematical functions!

Feedback & Questions

  • Doug's iPhone 14 Pro Max is rebooting when charging, and he's not alone! Also featuring Linux & Chewie!
  • Michael wants to use the Family Sharing feature but NOT share payment cards. How can he disable that?

App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Sticker Drop
  • Mikah's pick: AirPods Pro 2nd Gen

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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Sep 27, 2022
iOS 620: Touring iOS 16 & the New iPhone 14 - iPhone 14 Camera Buzz, Lock Screen Customization, New Shortcuts
1:13:47

With the new iPhone 14 Pro in hand and iOS 16.0.1 freshly installed, Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent walk you through some of the new features of iOS 16 and the iPhone 14.

  • Charging with the MagSafe Duo Charger
  • iPhone 14 Pro Camera Bug - a Fix Is on the Way
  • Making the switch to a new iPhone
  • iPhone 14 eSIM
  • Lock Screen customizations in iOS 16
  • Focus Modes link to Lock Screens
  • Editing and unsending messages


News

  • iPhone 14 Made More Repairable
  • The rate of iOS 16 adoption continues to surprise a week after release
  • New iPad Pro models may have just been leaked by Logitech


Shortcuts Corner

  • iOS 16 Parked Car Details | Shortcut from Rosemary Orchard
  • iOS 16: New Actions
  • LockFlow: Add Shortcuts to your Lock Screen


App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Magnifier
  • Mikah's App Cap: Incase Lanyard

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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Sep 20, 2022
iOS 619: New iPhones, Watches, and the Best of iOS 16 - iPhone 14, new AirPods Pro, Apple Watch Ultra, and more
1:49:52

Now back from the "Far Out." event in Cupertino, Mikah Sargent joins Rosemary Orchard to talk about all the new hardware Apple announced. The two provide an in-depth rundown of Apple's new devices.

  • iPhone 14
  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • AirPods Pro
  • Apple Watch SE
  • Apple Watch Series 8
  • Apple Watch Ultra


Shortcuts Corner

  • Cuadratic needs help creating a Shortcut for saving links to Notion.


Feedback & Questions

  • Kenny wants to know how to issue corrections for Apple Maps.
  • Michael reminds listeners about "iTunes Match," a service that lets you match your digital audio library with the same tracks from Apple's music library.


App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Pastel
  • Mikah's App Cap: Duplicate Detection in Photos for iOS 16

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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Sep 13, 2022
iOS 618: Apple's "Far Out" iPhone Event Preview - iPhone 14 and Apple Watch rumors to get excited about!
1:30:43

Before Mikah Sargent heads out to Apple's "Far Out" event on September 7th, he talks with Rosemary Orchard about all the exciting possibilities (from camera tech to body temperature sensing) that iPhone and Apple Watch users should look forward to!

News

  • California's Kids' Code Passes Unanimously in the State Senate, Affecting Apps' Child-Safety Standards
  • Apple Maps Celebrates 10th Anniversary, the App has Come a Long Way!

Shortcuts

  • A brief preview of iOS 16's Shortcuts capabilities
  • Robert wants to know if he can save his training/exercise results to Calendar via Shortcuts

Feedback

  • Jeremy isn't ruling out the possibility of a purple iPhone 14 even if it isn't at "Far Out"
  • Preston has a Satechi Hub for the iPad, and notes that it has trouble with pass-through charging for the M1 model.
  • Michael found last week's episode very useful for his file management processes!
  • Lori's storage in iCloud is getting too full, and she thinks her email is the culprit...but is it really?

App Caps

  • Rosemary: Textastic Code Editor 9
  • Mikah: HomeDevices for HomeKit

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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Sep 07, 2022
iOS 617: Manage Your Files on iPhone & iPad - Dropbox, DEVONthink, Yoink, and more!
1:19:09

The built-in Files app is only one of several file-management options available to you on iOS and iPadOS. Rosemary and Mikah show you how to organize, archive, ZIP, and UnZIP your files on iPhone and iPad.

  • ZIP and UnZIP Files on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
  • View and Modify Files and Folders in Files on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
  • Connect External Storage Devices on iPad
  • FE File Explorer Pro
  • DEVONthink To Go 3
  • Documents by Readdle
  • SSH Client - Secure ShellFish
  • Working Copy - Git client
  • Dropbox
  • Yoink - Improved Drag and Drop
  • FileBrowser Professional


News

  • Apple Announces September 7 Event
  • Apple launches new Education Community hub, adds new Forum section
  • Relay FM for St. Jude (2022)
  • Apple Confirms iPadOS Update Will Be Released After iOS 16
  • DuckDuckGo email privacy service now available to all


Feedback & Questions

  • Steve needs help sorting and displaying their photos on two different iPads.
  • Dean is on the lookout for an iOS app that provides custom faces for Apple Watch.
  • Kim is having trouble switching between Apple's AirPods and third-party Bluetooth earbuds when listening to the audio on their Apple Watch.


App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Sanho 6-in-1 USB-C Hub & Satechi Aluminum Type-C Mobile Pro Hub
  • Mikah's App Cap: Knots 3D

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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Aug 30, 2022
iOS 616: Taking Your iPhone Offline - Apple Music offline, Low Data Mode, TripMode, and more!
1:15:13

When you're out and about without a strong WiFi connection, these apps, settings, and tips can help you use your iPhone, iPad, and Mac offline.

  • Download Music from Apple Music
  • Low Data Mode
  • Offload Unused Apps
  • Audible
  • Tripmode
  • ExpressVPN
  • Amazon Kindle
  • Apple Books
  • Apple TV
  • Divinity - Original Sin 2
  • Disney+
  • Netflix
  • Plex: Movies, TV, Music & More
  • Plexamp
  • Prologue
  • Civilization VI


News

  • Apple expands Self Service Repair to Mac notebooks
  • You now have an extra year to get your iPhone 12's audio issues fixed
  • UK carrier EE is the first to include the Apple One bundle as part of a mobile phone plan


Shortcuts Corner

  • Doug shares a tip regarding creating Calendar events using Shortcuts on iOS.
  • Marc wants to know if there's a way to create a daily news update using Shortcuts on iOS.


Feedback & Questions

  • Tom wants CarPlay to show a zoomed-in version of Apple Maps instead of a zoomed-out version.
  • G. James shares a great tip regarding the time picker in Calendar events on iOS.


App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Planes Control!
  • Mikah's App Cap: MOFT MagSafe Wallet Stand

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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Aug 23, 2022
iOS 615: iOS Accessibility With Shelly Brisbin - Door Detection, Apple Watch Mirroring, VoiceOver, and more!
1:06:54

Shelly Brisbin stops by the show to talk about accessibility features for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS.

  • Door Detection
  • Apple Watch Mirroring
  • VoiceOver - Languages and Voices (Eloquence)
  • Custom Sound Recognition
  • Buddy Controller
  • macOS Text Checker

The State of Apple Accessibility

  • Good: iOS vs. Android
  • Good: Hearing Aid Support
  • Good: Audio Descriptions on Apple TV+
  • Needs Improvement: Buggy Braile Support
  • Needs Improvement: Lack of innovation on macOS


News

  • Florida airline worker arrested after AirTag reveals he stole thousands of dollars worth of luggage
  • Update Zoom for Mac now to avoid root-access vulnerability
  • Apple Finds Its Next Big Business: Showing Ads on Your iPhone
  • iOS Privacy: Instagram and Facebook can track anything you do on any website in their in-app browser


Shortcuts Corner

  • Shortcuts Corner will return next week.


Feedback & Questions

  • MJ asks for help deciding where to store his passwords.
  • Michael wants to disable sports notifications from Apple TV.
  • Nonnie needs help connecting to and controlling an iPad remotely.


App Caps

  • Shelly's App Cap: Voice Dream Reader
  • Mikah's App Cap: stoic.

Host: Mikah Sargent

Guest: Shelly Brisbin

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Aug 16, 2022
iOS 614: Microphone Apps for iPhone & iPad - Just Press Record, Ferrite, GarageBand, Otter Voice Notes, and more
1:21:23

Make use of that microphone on your iPhone and iPad with these great apps for iOS and iPadOS.

  • Just Press Record
  • Ferrite Recording Studio
  • Otter: Transcribe Voice Notes
  • Transcribe+ Slow Down Music
  • GarageBand
  • Anchor
  • Spire: Music Recorder & Studio


News

  • Find My has a new sound alert with iOS 16 beta 5, here's how it sounds
  • iOS 16 beta 5 adds 'Copy and Delete' option for sharing screenshots without clutter
  • iOS 16 beta 5 finally adds the battery percentage to the status bar
  • OtterBox now offers $150 for broken iPhone screens when using these screen protectors


Shortcuts Corner

  • Jake is looking for a way to automatically toggle Auto-Lock on their iPhone and iPad.
  • Jake wants to enable Rotation Lock at specific times during the day and night.


Feedback & Questions

  • Rosemary was fairly certain CarPlay would display a control for her HomeKit-enabled garage door, but it wasn't showing up. Rosemary shares a tutorial on getting this (and similar features) working.


App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Hexterity
  • Mikah's App Cap: Tab

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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Aug 09, 2022
iOS 613: iOS: Hidden Gestures & Features - Split View, Slide Over, Slow-motion editing, Accessibility Shortcut
1:30:18

Your iPhone and iPad are more capable than you may know! Mikah and Rosemary are here to walk through helpful hidden abilities that allow you to multitask better, copy/paste text with gestures, undo a calculator mistake, adjust the slow-motion portion of your videos, and more!

  • Multitasking in iPadOS with Split View, Side Over, and Center Window
  • Finger gestures for copying and pasting text
  • Trimming video length and extending/shortening slo-mo sections
  • Accessibility Shortcut options that are handy for anyone

News

  • Live Activities now available in the beta 4 version of iOS 16
  • Apple makes changes to unsending/editing texts in iOS 16
  • Apple has released an official video aimed at guiding people who are switching to iPhone

Shortcuts

  • Russ wants to convert a Mac shortcut into a button on his Stream Deck device
  • Ken wants to know if the Arrive & Leave shortcuts require manual input during Wi-Fi activation
  • Mikah recommends Camelcamelcamel for tracking Amazon prices

Feedback & Questions

  • Tracy wants to know if there's a way to simplify an Apple Watch for an 80-year-old mother while keeping the time/date/call features
  • Stephen thinks that Apple's Continuity Camera feature should be applied to the iPad

App Caps

  • Rosemary: Focused Work
  • Mikah: Speeko

 

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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Aug 02, 2022
iOS 612: Our Favorite Editors' Choice Apps - Bear Notes, Mr. Crab, Otter Voice Notes, Notion, and more!
1:30:10

Check out Mikah and Rosemary's favorite picks from the App Store Editors' Choice list. From voice transcribing to photo editing, these are some high-quality downloads you should check out!

  • Bear - Markdown Notes
  • Otter: Transcribe Voice Notes
  • Pixelmator
  • Endel: Focus, Sleep, Relax
  • Mr. Crab
  • Everything Machine

News

  • A free issue of Macworld digital magazine for all Macworld.com visitors
  • Alaska Airlines' e-ink bag label pairs with your iPhone to create an electronic baggage tag
  • Amazon says Matter really matters to its smart home ambitions
  • Apple is going to start removing Apple Arcade games – this is why
  • Apple created the ultimate guide for how Apple Watch and Health are improving lives

Shortcuts Corner

  • Rosemary follows up on Anthony's shortcut request by recommending that he use NFC tags!
  • Alan asks how to display the screen brightness percentage via shortcut.

Feedback & Questions

  • Mike wants to know if Sound Recognition in iOS 16 can be used to auto-open his door by interacting with his Nuki/intercom.

App Caps

  • Rosemary: Turn off "Hey Siri" when your iPhone is face down
  • Mikah: Mactracker

 

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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Jul 26, 2022