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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.

Episode Date
iOS 548: Great iMessage Apps - Games, stickers, and apps in the App Store for iMessage
1:54:36

Rosemary and Mikah share some of their favorite games, apps, and sticker packs in the App Store for iMessage.

  • Sticky AI
  • #images
  • GamePigeon
  • Memoji
  • Bitmoji
  • Lemonade stickers for iMessage
  • GIPHY
  • GIFwrapped

News

  • Logitech's keyboard case with trackpad now available to pre-order for new 12.9-inch iPad Pro
  • AirTag anti-stalking measures 'just aren't sufficient' says Washington Post report
  • Why isn't Apple Podcasts showing you the latest podcasts?
  • Analytics suggest 96% of users leave App Tracking disabled in iOS 14.5
  • Apple Card Family members can order their own titanium card, likely coming with iOS 14.6
  • Apple shares details on how Apple Card Family works

Shortcuts Corner

  • DWade asks for help with a way to forward their calls on their AT&T iPhone.

Feedback

  • Evan asks if the AirTag would make a good tracker for pets.

App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Parcel - Delivery Tracking
  • Mikah's App Cap: AeroPress Timer

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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May 08, 2021
iOS 547: All the New Features in iOS 14.5 - Apple Watch mask unlock, App Tracking Transparency, new Siri voices
1:53:33

Rosemary and Mikah explore all the new features in iOS 14.5, and Rosemary unboxes her AirTags and AirTag accessories.

  • Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch
  • Siri Enhancements: new Siri voices, Group FaceTime calls, call announcements
  • App Tracking Transparency
  • New Emoji
  • Incident reporting in Apple Maps
  • Apple Podcasts redesign
  • AirTag support
  • Apple News redesign
  • AirPlay 2 support for Apple Fitness+
  • Reminders improvements
  • 5G improvements

Shortcuts Corner

  • Web asks for help with audio routing on iPhone. Rosemary Orchard recommends Toolbox Pro

Feedback

  • Brian asks for help with parental controls on his eero router


App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Planta: Keep Your Plants Alive
  • Mikah's App Cap: 1Blocker 4.0

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

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Apr 30, 2021
iOS 546: iOS Apps That Get You Out of the House - Pokémon GO, The Walk, Sky Guide, Night Sky, and more.
1:49:23

Rosemary and Mikah share some apps that encourage you to (safely) leave the house and get active.

  • Get Up, Get Out
  • Pokémon GO
  • The Walk: Fitness Tracker Game
  • One You Active 10 Walk Tracker
  • Sky Guide
  • Night Sky

News

  • Apple's Spring Loaded Event
  • Lost AirTags can be read by NFC-enabled iPhones and Android devices
  • New M1 iPad Pro features 8GB or 16GB of RAM, depending on storage configuration
  • New tvOS 14.5 color balancing feature works with older Apple TV models, here's how to use it
  • Your older Apple TV will work with the new Siri Remote
  • New Siri Remote lacks an accelerometer and gyroscope for gaming on Apple TV

Shortcuts Corner

  • Tyler asks for help with his Pushcut Server.
  • Feedback
  • Jose asks for help with iCloud Photo Library management on a Windows 10 laptop
  • Alex asks for help properly syncing contacts.

App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Peek-a-View
  • Mikah's App Cap: Twelve South HoverBar Duo

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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Apr 24, 2021
iOS 545: Camera Apps for iOS - Clips, Halide, FiLMiC Pro, and more!
1:23:00

Rosemary and Mikah share some of their picks for the best camera apps for iOS.


Camera Apps

  • Camera
  • Clips
  • Halide
  • 1 Second Everyday: Video Diary
  • FiLMiC Pro-Video Camera

News

  • Apple officially announces special event for April 20: 'Spring Loaded'
  • Roku unveils new remote with dedicated Apple TV+ button, 'find my remote' feature
  • VanMoof and Apple Spent Nine Months Working to Integrate E-Bikes Into Apple's Find My Ecosystem
  • Apple Maps has a business address problem in Australia


Shortcuts Corner

  • Harry asks for help with Hue lights and the Hue motion sensor.
  • Antonio asks for resources to learn more about Siri Shortcuts.


App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Anker PowerCore Magnetic 5K Wireless Power Bank
  • Mikah's App Cap: Star Trek: Legends

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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

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 16, 2021
iOS 544: Awesome Apple Arcade Games - Crossy Road Castle, Star Trek: Legends, FANTASIAN, and more
1:40:33

Rosemary and Mikah share some of the new games to hit Apple Arcade, Apple's subscription gaming service.


Apple Arcade

  • Crossy Road Castle
  • Star Trek: Legends
  • Marble It Up: Mayhem!
  • Razer Kishi Mobile Game Controller
  • FANTASIAN
  • Nimbus SteelSeries
  • Slash Quest!
  • SongPop Party
  • Mini Motorways
  • Don't Starve: Pocket Edition+


News

  • Apple Announces Find My Network With Support for Third-Party Devices
  • Samsung launches' iTest,' a new web app for turning your iPhone into a Galaxy device
  • Scotland Capital's Schools to Get 39,000 iPads in 'Edinburgh Learns for Life' Initiative
  • Apple Wants to Draw Subscribers to Apple TV+ With More Feature Films
  • Shortcuts Corner
  • Danie asks for help remembering his mobile hotspot


Feedback

  • Paul provides a tip for fixing fast-draining AirPods Max
  • Jarrod needs help with his Bedtime/Sleep routine for Apple Watch.


App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Civilisations AR
  • Mikah's App Cap: HomePaper

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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

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.

Apr 09, 2021
iOS 543: Our Favorite Apple Accessories - Belkin Boost Up, Satechi Apple Watch Charger, Ember Mug, more.
1:35:13

Rosemary and Mikah share some of their favorite accessories for their iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and more.

Accessories

  • AirPods OR AirPods Pro
  • GEEKERA Wireless Charger
  • Satechi Apple Watch Charger
  • Apple iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe
  • Belkin BOOST↑CHARGE PRO 3-in-1 Wireless Charger with MagSafe
  • LightDims
  • Ember 14oz temperature-controlled Mug 2
  • elago R2 Slim Case


News

  • Apple Arcade launches its biggest expansion yet, growing its award-winning catalog to more than 180 games
  • Apple adds two brand new Siri voices and will no longer default to a female or male voice in iOS
  • WWDC 2021 kicks off June 7
  • Apple Expanding Independent Repair Provider Program Worldwide


Shortcuts Corner


Feedback

  • Mini-games inspired by Homescapes
  • Arva shares some nice words
  • Michael has some Bluetooth woes.


App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: VLC for Mobile
  • Mikah's App Cap: MakePass

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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

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 02, 2021
iOS 542: Awesome AR Apps for iOS - Measure, AR Dragon, Playground AR, IKEA Place, and more.
1:38:43

Rosemary and Mikah share some of their favorite augmented reality apps for iOS.

Awesome AR Apps

  • Measure, Google Translate, AR Dragon, Playground AR: Physics Sandbox, IKEA Place

News

  • Steam Link Launches on macOS, Enabling Game Streaming to Mac
  • Apple Bought the Most AI Companies From 2016 to 2020
  • Apple Fixes iCloud Links for Sharing Shortcuts
  • Apple AirTags size and price may have just been revealed in new leak

Shortcuts Corner

Feedback

  • Greg's app suggestion: HealthView

App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: Overcast
  • Mikah's App Cap: Homescapes

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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

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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Mar 26, 2021
iOS 541: Our Favorite Widgets for iOS - Drafts, Widgetsmith, Fantastical, and more.
2:01:25

Rosemary and Mikah share some of their favorite widgets for iOS.


Our Favorite Widgets

  • WaterMinder, Drafts, Widgetsmith, Fantastical, Carrot Weather, Batteries


News

  • Apple discontinues original HomePod, will focus on mini
  • Apple Maps Displays COVID-19 Vaccination Locations in United States
  • Apple may bring separate security updates to iOS for the first time
  • Apple Developing 'Enhanced' Under-Display Touch ID System


Shortcuts Corner


App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: SensorKit - Smart Home Widgets
  • Mikah's App Cap: Signals for HomeKit

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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

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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Mar 20, 2021
iOS 540: Starting With Shortcuts - How to use Siri Shortcuts & the Shortcuts app
1:26:00

Rosemary Orchard gives a brief overview of the Shortcuts app on iOS and creates a few Shortcuts for listeners who sent in requests.

News

  • Apple now showing privacy labels for all of its apps in one central location
  • Australia Eyes Consumer Impact of Google's Default Search Engine Deal With Apple
  • Apple's latest patent shows it's trying to get its foldable iPhone right
  • Sonos Unveils Portable $169 Roam Speaker With AirPlay 2, Sound Swap, and More

Listener feedback

  • Finding Siri search results on iOS

App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: GIFwrapped
  • Mikah's App Cap: WOMBO

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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

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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Mar 13, 2021
iOS 539: Fidget Apps & Games - Dice by PCalc, Super Balls, Empty., Patterned, fidget: calm and clear
1:29:20

Mikah and Rosemary fidget and play with these relaxing apps and games for iOS.


Fidget Apps & Games

  • Dice by PCalc
  • A Good Snowman
  • Super Balls - 3D Brick Breaker
  • Tangle Master 3‪D
  • Empty.
  • tint.
  • Patterne‪d
  • fidget: calm and clear

News

  • iOS 14.5 beta Find My feature could tell you when you're being tracked
  • Apple Clarifies How Siri Music Service Settings Work in iOS 14.5
  • YouTube for third-gen Apple TV no longer available
  • No, a late Apple Card payment doesn't hold your Apple ID hostage


Listener feedback

  • Using 1Password and the built-in password manager for iOS
  • Troubleshooting password prompts for iCloud Keychain and third-party password managers.


App Caps

  • Rosemary's App Cap: HomeCam for HomeKit
  • Mikah's App Cap: Annotable

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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

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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Mar 06, 2021