279 – Birthday Bash, Cable Twisting, and Apple Pencil USB-C Review – With Patrice Brend’amour, K…

Apple Pencil,iPad

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Patrice Brend’amour, Chuck Joiner, Jeff Gamet, and Ben Roethig. We celebrate Dave’s birthday with the biggest panel to date. USB-C cables for iPhone and iPad, how durable are they? We review Consumer Reports article on how many twists before failing and more. Dave does a review of the Apple Pencil USB-C. Chuck arrives in time to discuss why Microsoft is asking if you need to exit OneDrive. Important iOS updates and more. 

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Barbra Streisand corrected Siri by calling Tim Cook (https://appleinsider.com/articles/23/11/07/barbra-streisand-corrected-siri-by-calling-tim-cook)

Disney+ and Hulu Merging Into Single App, Beta Coming in December (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/08/disney-plus-hulu-combo-app-2/)

Apple says it doesn’t hike iPhone and Apple Watch prices to pay for its climate pledge  (https://www.imore.com/apple/apple-says-it-doesnt-hike-iphone-and-apple-watch-prices-to-pay-for-its-climate-pledge)

Apple Wallet account balance feature now supports every major UK bank (https://www.imore.com/apple/apple-wallet-account-balance-feature-now-supports-every-major-uk-bank)

OneDrive users must justify why they are closing the app before exiting (Updated) (https://www.techspot.com/news/100801-onedrive-users-must-now-justify-why-they-closing.html)

Final Cut Pro for Mac and iPad get powerful updates – Apple (https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2023/11/final-cut-pro-for-mac-and-ipad-get-powerful-updates/)


iOS updates and Beta this week. 

iOS 17.1.1

Apple Releases iOS 17.1.1 With Bug Fixes for BMW Wireless Charging and Weather Widget (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/07/apple-releases-ios-17-1-1/)

Jeff will have comments on this improvement, Apple Releases HomePod 17.1.1 Software With Fix for Siri Response Bug (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/07/apple-releases-homepod-17-1-1-software/)

Apple Releases New Firmware for Beats Fit Pro and Powerbeats Pro – MacRumors (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/07/beats-fit-pro-powerbeats-pro-firmware-update-2/)

Apple Releases WatchOS 10.1.1 With Fix for Apple Watch Battery Drain Bug – MacRumors (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/07/apple-releases-watchos-10-1-1/)

iOS 17.2 Beta 2

Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2 to Developers  (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/09/apple-seeds-ios-17-2-beta-2-to-developers/)

Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 10.2 to Developers  (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/09/apple-seeds-watchos-10-2-beta-2-to-developers/)

Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 17.2 to Developers  (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/09/apple-seeds-tvos-17-2-beta-2-to-developers/)

Apple Releases New Firmware for AirPods Pro 2  (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/09/airpods-pro-2-firmware-6b32/)

Added features in iOS 17.2 Beta 2

iOS 17.2 to Expand Sensitive Content Warnings on iPhone  (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/09/ios-17-2-expands-sensitive-content-warnings/)

iOS 17.2 Beta 2 Includes Feature for Recording Spatial Video on iPhone 15 Pro  (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/09/ios-17-2-spatial-video-recording/)

App Store in iOS 17.2 Beta Features New Focus on Categories (https://www.macrumors.com/2023/11/09/ios-17-2-beta-app-store/)

iOS 17.2’s Journal app just got good with beta 2, here’s why I hope I’ll never need to use it  (https://www.imore.com/ios/ios-17/ios-172s-journal-app-just-got-good-with-beta-2-heres-why-i-hope-ill-never-need-to-use-it)

There are so many USB Cables for your devices.Do you go with  Cheap or Pricey: Which Charging Cables Last Longest? (https://www.consumerreports.org/electronics-computers/Chargers/which-charging-cables-last-longest-a20…