The iOS Show - A Podcast About All Things iPhone, iPad, iOS, Apps, and Beyond! http://www.theiosshow.com/ en TiOSS 380 - The Last One(?) http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-380-the-last-one <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TiOSS 380 - The Last One(?)</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Michael Johnston</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">December 22, 2019 - 12:25am</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden clearfix"> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/77" hreflang="en">Michael Johnston</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/78" hreflang="en">Jeff Gamet</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/79" hreflang="en">Adam Christianson</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>tvOS starts getting better, Secure Enclave encryption key leaked, Apple's secret team working on satellite technology, and more on this week's episode of The iOS Show! Show notes can be found at theiOSshow.com. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, send an email to feedback at theiosshow.com!</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Learn more about SimpliSafe today at <a href="http://SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS" target="_blank">SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS</a></p> <p> </p> <p><!--break--></p> <p><a href="http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=279105328">Subscribe in iTunes</a> | <a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20191221-EP380.mp3" target="_blank">Download link</a></p> <p>Call us at (202) 642-6667!</p> <p><span><strong>Advertising</strong> by <a href="http://www.backbeatmedia.com/" style="color: #027ac6; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">BackBeat Media</a> </span></p> <p><strong>Cast:</strong><br /> Michael Johnston - <a href="http://getapplr.com/Michael">Applr</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/MichaelJohnston" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br /> Adam Christianson - <a href="http://www.maccast.com/" target="_blank">The MacCast</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/maccast" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br /> Jeff Gamet - <a href="http://www.smilesoftware.com/" target="_blank">Smile</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/jgamet" target="_blank">Twitter</a></p> <p><strong>Stuff mentioned:</strong></p> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/10/apple-releases-tvos-13-3/">Apple Releases tvOS 13.3 for Fourth and Fifth-Generation Apple TV Models</a> <ul><li>Second major release of tvOS 13</li> <li>Over a month after 13.2</li> <li>Includes new option to change "top shelf" view from "What to Watch" (basically ads), to your up next list</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/11/kuo-5g-iphones-no-major-price-increase/">Kuo: Next Year's 5G iPhones With Redesigned Metal Frame Won't Have Major Price Increase</a> <ul><li>According to Ming Chi Kuo</li> <li>5G iPhones should not increase cost relative to 4G phones</li> <li>Cost offset by reducing supply chain expenses</li> <li>May drop its upfront non-recurring engineering payment to suppliers</li> <li>Done by shifting R&amp;D in-house</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/11/apple-iphone-encryption-dmca-tweet-takedown/">Apple Used DMCA Takedown to Temporarily Remove Tweet With iPhone Encryption Key</a> <ul><li>According to Motherboard</li> <li>Apple cited the DMCA to have Twitter remove an iPhone encryption key from its site</li> <li>Security researcher Siguza shared an encryption key on December 7</li> <li>Could be used to reverse engineer the iPhone's secure enclave</li> <li>Doesn't allow for access to user data</li> <li>Specifically, it gives researchers the ability to access the Secure Enclave's firmware</li> <li>Two days later, tweet re-appeared, Siguza said the DMCA claim was "retracted"</li> <li>Apple confirmed it allowed the tweet to be posted</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/16/apple-releases-new-airpods-firmware/">Apple Releases New Firmware for AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro</a> <ul><li>Apple released a new firmware update for AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro</li> <li>Both now run the same version, 2C54</li> <li>Previously AirPods Pro ran 2B588 with AirPods 2 running 2A364</li> <li>Unknown what the update includes</li> <li>Likely bug fixes and performance improvements</li> </ul></li> <li><strong>SPONSOR</strong></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/20/apple-launches-public-bug-bounty-program/">Apple Officially Launches Public Bug Bounty Program Covering All Apple Software</a> <ul><li>Apple announced on Friday that it is opening its bug bounty program to all security researchers</li> <li>Comes following the initial announcement during Black Hat security conference in August</li> <li>Previously was invitation-based, iOS exclusive</li> <li>Now any security researcher who locates bugs in iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, or iCloud will be eligible for a cash payout to disclose it to Apple</li> <li>Maximum bounty size now $1m, up from $200,000 depending upon the flaw (requires zero-click kernel code execution with persistence)</li> <li>50% bonus for bugs found in beta software, as well for regression bugs</li> <li>Next year Apple to provide "vetted and trusted" security researchers with "dev" iPhones to make it easier to discover bugs</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/20/apple-platform-security-guide-published/">Apple Publishes New Apple Platform Security Guide</a> <ul><li>Along side the new bounty program</li> <li>Apple has published its new Apple Platform Security guide</li> <li>Details the security technology and features implemented within Apple platforms</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/20/apple-secret-team-satellites-beam-data-to-devices/">Report: Apple Has 'Secret Team' Working on Satellites to Beam Data Directly to iPhones</a> <ul><li>According to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman</li> <li>Apple has a secret team working on satellite technology</li> <li>Could be used to transmit internet services directly to devices (potentially bypassing wireless networks)</li> <li>About a dozen engineers from aerospace, satellite, and antenna design industries</li> <li>Goal to deploy their results within five years</li> <li>Work is still in early phases, clear direction not finalized</li> <li>According to people familiar, Tim Cook believes the project to be a priority</li> <li>Could be used for device communication or improved maps</li> </ul></li> </ul><p><strong>iDevice Picks:</strong></p> <p>Jeff - <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/lego-builders-journey/id1441636691" target="_blank">Lego Builder's Journey</a><br /> Adam - <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/grindstone/id1357426636" target="_blank">Grindstone</a><br /> Michael - <a href="https://hellonomad.com/products/base-station-apple-watch" target="_blank">Nomad Base Station</a> $139.95</p> </div> Sun, 22 Dec 2019 06:25:25 +0000 Michael Johnston 399 at http://www.theiosshow.com http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-380-the-last-one#comments TiOSS 379 - Much Ado About Tiny Things http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-379-much-ado-about-tiny-things <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TiOSS 379 - Much Ado About Tiny Things</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Michael Johnston</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">December 8, 2019 - 8:42pm</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden clearfix"> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Michael Johnston</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Jeff Gamet</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Adam Christianson</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Rumors of AirPods bundled with iPhones, mini-LED tech coming to iPad, T-Mobile launches 5G, 2020 iPhone rumors, and more on this week's episode of The iOS Show! Show notes can be found at theiOSshow.com. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, send an email to feedback at theiosshow.com! </p> <p><a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20191208-EP379.mp3"></a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Learn more about SimpliSafe today at <a href="http://SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS" target="_blank">SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS</a></p> <p><!--break--></p> <p><a href="http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=279105328">Subscribe in iTunes</a> | <a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20191208-EP379.mp3" target="_blank">Download link</a> </p> <p>Call us at (202) 642-6667!</p> <p><span><strong>Advertising</strong> by <a href="http://www.backbeatmedia.com/" target="_blank" style="color: #027ac6; text-decoration: none;">BackBeat Media</a><br /></span> </p> <p><strong>Cast:</strong><br />Michael Johnston - <a href="http://getapplr.com/Michael">Applr</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/MichaelJohnston" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br />Adam Christianson - <a href="http://www.maccast.com/" target="_blank">The MacCast</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/maccast" target="_blank">Twitter<br /></a>Jeff Gamet - <a href="http://www.smilesoftware.com/" target="_blank">Smile</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/jgamet" target="_blank">Twitter</a> </p> <p><strong>Stuff mentioned:</strong></p> <ul><li>Apple Watch battery drain</li> <li><a href="https://www.apple.com/shop/product/HLLT2ZM/A/elevation-lab-batterypro-for-iphone-and-apple-watch">Elevation Lab BatteryPro for iPhone and Apple Watch - Apple</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/29/apple-may-bundle-airpods-2020-iphones-rumor/">DigiTimes: Apple Considering Bundling AirPods With 2020 iPhones</a> <ul><li>According to DigiTimes</li> <li>Claims: "smartphone vendors including Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi are looking to bundle their new models with TWS earbuds next year"</li> <li>Questionable given how well AirPods sell</li> </ul></li> <li><strong>Mini-LED Rumors</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/02/16-inch-macbook-pro-mini-led-2020/">Kuo: 12.9-Inch iPad Pro and 16-Inch MacBook Pro With Mini-LED Displays to Launch in Second Half of 2020</a> <ul><li>According to Ming Chi Kuo</li> <li>iPad Pro (in addition to 16-inch MBP) will adopt mini-LED displays in 2nd half of 2020 <ul><li>Thinner and lighter</li> <li>Higher contrast ratio</li> <li>Higher brightness</li> <li>Deeper blacks</li> <li>Power-efficient</li> <li>Less prone to burn-in than OLED</li> <li>Uses inorganic Gallium nitride (GaN), won’t degrade over time like OLED</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/03/mini-led-macbook-pro-ipad-pro-2020-rumors/">Supply Chain Reports Back Rumors of MacBook Pro and iPad Pro With Mini-LED Displays in 2020</a> <ul><li>Backed up by DigiTimes, Economic Daily News</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/04/gis-epistar-components-mini-led-12-9-inch-ipad-pro/">GIS and Epistar to Supply Display Components for Mini-LED 12.9-inch iPad Pro</a> <ul><li>According to DigiTimes</li> <li>Supply chain makers are currently competing for orders of Mini-LED components</li> <li>Kuo has previously said that future iPad and MacBook mini-LED displays will each use approximately 10,000 LEDs, compared to 576 in Apple's upcoming Pro Display XDR.</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><strong>SPONSOR - T-Mobile</strong></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/02/tmobile-launches-5g-network/">T-Mobile Launches 600MHz 5G Network Across United States</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/02/2020-four-iphone-lineup-analyst-prediction/">Analyst: Apple to Release Four iPhones in Fall 2020 With 5G Connectivity and OLED Displays</a> <ul><li>According to JPMorgan analyst Samik Chatterjee</li> <li>Fall 2020 iPhone rumors</li> <li>5.4-inch ‌iPhone‌, two 6.1-inch iPhones, and one 6.7-inch ‌iPhone‌</li> <li>All OLED and 5G</li> <li>Split between lower and higher cost devices on camera and 5G tech</li> <li>However some rumors point to keeping mmWave 5G tech in all models</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/05/kuo-five-iphones-2020/">Kuo: Apple to Launch Five iPhones in 2020, Including 5.4-Inch, Two 6.1-Inch, and 6.7-Inch Models With 5G</a> <ul><li>Accordign to Ming Chi Kuo</li> <li>Five iPhones in 2020</li> <li>iPhone SE 2 with a 4.7-inch LCD display in the first half of 2020, followed by a higher-end all-OLED lineup consisting of 5.4-inch, two 6.1-inch, and 6.7-inch models in the second half</li> <li>Lines up with JPMorgan analyst</li> <li>mmWave support varying only by country</li> <li>4.7-inch iPhone SE 2: LCD display, single-lens rear camera, no 5G support</li> <li>5.4-inch iPhone 12: OLED display, dual-lens rear camera, 5G support</li> <li>6.1-inch iPhone 12: OLED display, dual-lens rear camera, 5G support</li> <li>6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro: OLED display, triple-lens rear camera, 5G support</li> <li>6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max: OLED display, triple-lens rear camera, 5G support</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/03/2020-iphone-ultrasonic-fingerprint-reader-qualcomm/">2020 iPhone Rumored to Have Under-Display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner Supplied by Qualcomm</a> <ul><li>According to reports in Economic Daily News</li> <li>Claim to use Qualcomm's ultrasonic fingerprint sensor tech in at least one iPhone model in 2020</li> <li>Corroborates rumors from Ming-Chi Kuo, Barclays, and Bloomberg</li> <li>Ultrasonic provides 3D image of fingerprint vs optical 2D</li> <li>Samsung Galaxy phones already use this tech</li> <li>Requires OLED display</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/04/apple-supplier-murata-tiny-capacitors/">Apple Supplier Shrinks Down Capacitors Needed for 5G iPhone, Freeing Up Valuable Internal Space</a> <ul><li>According to Japanese news site Nikkei</li> <li>Apple supplier Murata is set to begin mass production of new "ultrasmall" capacitors</li> <li>Take 1/5 the space and offer 10x the electrical storage</li> <li>5G requires more power, necessitating larger batteries</li> <li>Smaller, more efficient components like these may help</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/12/05/kuo-iphone-without-lightning-connector-2021/">Kuo: Apple to Launch 'Completely Wireless' iPhone Without Lightning Connector and 'iPhone SE 2 Plus' With Touch ID Power Button in 2021</a> <ul><li>According to Ming Chi Kuo</li> <li>Planning to launch completely wireless iPhone in 2021 at the "highest-end" of the lineup</li> <li>iPhone SE 2 Plus in '21 with full-screen design but no Face ID</li> <li>Touch ID in power button</li> <li>May fall in line with JPMorgan prediction of biannual iPhone release cycle</li> </ul></li> </ul><p><strong>iDevice Picks:</strong></p> <p> Jeff - <a href="https://wyze.com/wyze-cam-black.html" target="_blank">Wyze Cam Black</a> $19.99<br /><br />Adam - <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Smart-Garage-Opener-Chamberlain-MYQ-G0301/dp/B075H7Z5L8" target="_blank">MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener</a> $29.98<br /><br />Michael - <a href="https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NBI0A6R" target="_blank">Wemo Mini Smart Plug</a> $26.99<br /><a href="https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07CZMJBNT" target="_blank">Philips Hue White Ambiance Starter Kit</a></p> </div> Mon, 09 Dec 2019 02:42:58 +0000 Michael Johnston 398 at http://www.theiosshow.com http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-379-much-ado-about-tiny-things#comments TiOSS 378 - Adam's Beef http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-378-adams-beef <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TiOSS 378 - Adam&#039;s Beef</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Michael Johnston</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">November 24, 2019 - 8:53pm</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden clearfix"> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/77" hreflang="en">Michael Johnston</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/78" hreflang="en">Jeff Gamet</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/79" hreflang="en">Adam Christianson</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Apple revamping their software development strategy, iPhone SE 2 rumors, iOS updates, and more on this week's episode of The iOS Show! Show notes can be found at theiOSshow.com. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, send an email to feedback at theiosshow.com!</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Learn more about SimpliSafe today at <a href="http://SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS" target="_blank">SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS</a></p> <p> </p> <p><!--break--></p> <p><a href="http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=279105328">Subscribe in iTunes</a> | <a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20191122-EP378.mp3" target="_blank">Download link</a></p> <p>Call us at (202) 642-6667!</p> <p><span><strong>Advertising</strong> by <a href="http://www.backbeatmedia.com/" style="color: #027ac6; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">BackBeat Media</a> </span></p> <p><strong>Cast:</strong><br /> Michael Johnston - <a href="http://getapplr.com/Michael">Applr</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/MichaelJohnston" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br /> Adam Christianson - <a href="http://www.maccast.com/" target="_blank">The MacCast</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/maccast" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br /> Jeff Gamet - <a href="http://www.smilesoftware.com/" target="_blank">Smile</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/jgamet" target="_blank">Twitter</a></p> <p><strong>Stuff mentioned:</strong></p> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/18/apple-releases-ios-and-ipados-13-2-3/">Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 13.2.3 With Bug Fixes for Messages, Mail and More</a> <ul><li>Comes one week after 13.2.2</li> <li>That update addressed an issue that cause background apps to unexpectedly quit</li> <li>This update brings fixes for Mail, Files, Notes</li> <li>Fixes an issue preventing apps from downloading content in the background</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/14/airpods-pro-firmware-update/">Apple Releases Firmware Update for AirPods Pro</a> <ul><li>Labeled 2B588, up from 2B584</li> <li>Should install automatically when connected to iPhone</li> <li>Can be checked in General → About → Your AirPods Pro under "Firmware Version"</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/20/apple-seeds-ios-13-3-beta-3-to-developers/">Apple Seeds Third Betas of iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 to Developers</a> <ul><li>Includes communication limits for Screen Time (covered previously)</li> <li>This beta includes support for NFC, USB, and Lightning -based FIDO2 security keys in Safari for 2FA</li> <li>Toggle in settings to prevent Animoji and Memoji stickers from appearing on emoji keyboard</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/21/apple-software-development-changes-report/">Apple Reportedly Overhauling Its Software Development Process Following Buggy Release of iOS 13</a> <ul><li>According to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman</li> <li>Apple overhauling the way it develops and tests iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS</li> <li>Changing in response to iOS 13</li> <li>Apple will implement "flags" to allow engineers to selectively enable/disable unfinished or buggy features</li> <li>Announced during a recent meeting with employees led by Craig Federighi</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/13/kuo-ipad-pro-3d-iphone-se-2-first-half-2020/">Kuo: iPad Pro With Rear 3D Sensing and 'iPhone SE 2' on Track to Launch in First Half of 2020</a></li> <li> <ul><li>According to Ming-Chi Kuo</li> <li>iPad Pro to have rear 3D sensing camera</li> <li>Uses TOF sensor</li> <li>Used for augmented reality</li> <li>Using dual cameras</li> <li>iPhone SE 2 coming in first half of 2020</li> <li>Similar to iPhone 8, Touch ID, 3GB RAM, $399 64GB storage</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/22/barclays-iphone-12-pro-likely-6gb-ram/">Barclays: iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max Will Likely Have 6GB of RAM, iPhone SE 2 Production to Begin February</a> <ul><li>According to Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis</li> <li>iPhone SE 2 production to begin in February</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/14/apple-music-tv-plus-news-plus-bundle-2020-rumor/">Bloomberg: Apple Considering Bundling Apple Music, TV+, and News+ as Early as 2020</a> <ul><li>According to Bloomberg</li> <li>To bundle services as early as 2020</li> <li>Report indicates Apple has a provision in its contract with Apple News+ publishers to bundle</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/buy-replacement-airpods-pro-ear-tips/">How to Buy Replacement AirPods Pro Ear Tips</a> <ul><li>Done via Apple Support getsupport.apple.com, Genius Bar, etc</li> <li>$3.95</li> <li>Must specify the specific size you want (not all three)</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/21/apple-store-extended-applecare-pilot-program/">Select Apple Stores Piloting Extended AppleCare+ Eligibility Beyond Usual 60 Days</a> <ul><li>Pilot program at certain Apple Stores</li> <li>Allow purchase of AppleCare+ to devices between 61 and 1 year after purchasing</li> <li>Rolling out to ~50 Apple Stores in the US</li> <li>Likely applies to most if not all Apple devices</li> <li>Similar to previous policy</li> </ul></li> </ul><p><strong>iDevice Picks:</strong></p> <p>Jeff - <a href="https://www.twelvesouth.com/products/plugbug-duo" target="_blank">Twelve South PlugBug Dup</a> $59.99<br /> Adam - <a href="https://www.monoprice.com/product?c_id=304&amp;cp_id=30403&amp;cs_id=3040303&amp;p_id=38068&amp;seq=1&amp;format=2" target="_blank">Monoprice Bluetooth Adapter</a> $14.99<br /> Michael - <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Expanse_(novel_series)" target="_blank">The Expanse Novel Series</a></p> </div> Mon, 25 Nov 2019 02:53:56 +0000 Michael Johnston 397 at http://www.theiosshow.com http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-378-adams-beef#comments TiOSS 377 - Charging Sucks http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-377 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TiOSS 377 - Charging Sucks</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Michael Johnston</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">November 9, 2019 - 10:43pm</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden clearfix"> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Michael Johnston</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Adam Christianson</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Apple launches TV+, AirPods Pro drop, iOS 13.2, and more on this week's episode of The iOS Show! Show notes can be found at theiOSshow.com. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, send an email to feedback at theiosshow.com!</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Learn more about SimpliSafe today at <a href="http://SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS" target="_blank">SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS</a></p> <p><a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20191109-EP377.mp3"></a></p> <p><!--break--></p> <p><a href="http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=279105328">Subscribe in iTunes</a> | <a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20191109-EP377.mp3" target="_blank">Download link</a> </p> <p>Call us at (202) 642-6667!</p> <p><span><strong>Advertising</strong> by <a href="http://www.backbeatmedia.com/" target="_blank" style="color: #027ac6; text-decoration: none;">BackBeat Media</a><br /></span> </p> <p><strong>Cast:</strong><br />Michael Johnston - <a href="http://getapplr.com/Michael">Applr</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/MichaelJohnston" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br />Adam Christianson - <a href="http://www.maccast.com/" target="_blank">The MacCast</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/maccast" target="_blank">Twitter<br /></a>Jeff Gamet - <a href="http://www.smilesoftware.com/" target="_blank">Smile</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/jgamet" target="_blank">Twitter</a> </p> <p><strong>Stuff mentioned:</strong></p> <ul><li><strong>Apple TV+</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/01/apple-tv-plus-launch/">Apple TV+ Streaming Service Launches With 'Dickinson,' 'For All Mankind,' 'See' and More</a> <ul><li>The Morning Show</li> <li>For All Mankind</li> <li>See</li> <li>Dickinson</li> <li>Ghostwriter</li> <li>More</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/07/apple-tv-plus-shows-renewed-season-2/">Apple Renews 'See,' 'For All Mankind,' 'Dickinson,' and 'The Morning Show' for Season 2</a> <ul><li>The Morning Show already had a two-season order</li> <li>The rest are new</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><strong>AirPods Pro</strong> <ul><li> <a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/28/apple-airpods-pro-october-30/">AirPods Pro Launching on October 30 for $249</a> <ul><li>In-ear design, 3 tip sizes</li> <li>Active Noise Cancellation, samples 200 times per second</li> <li>Force-based buttons for ANC and controls</li> <li>H1 chip</li> <li>Ear tip fit test</li> <li>IPX4 rating (sweat and water resistant)</li> <li>$249</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><strong>SPONSOR - SimpliSafe</strong></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/28/apple-releases-ios-13-2/">Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 13.2 With New Emoji, Deep Fusion for iPhone 11, Siri Privacy Options, and More</a> <ul><li>Deep Fusion now available across the iPhone 11 line</li> <li>Announce with Siri for AirPods</li> <li>Delete from home screen</li> <li>HomeKit Secure Video</li> <li>More</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/28/apple-bluetooth-tracker-airtag-name/">Apple's Rumored Tile-Like Bluetooth Tracker May Be Called 'AirTag'</a> <ul><li>May be called AirTag - Based upon folder discovered in iOS 13.2</li> <li>Will likely utilize the U1 chips in new iPhones for more precise location</li> </ul></li> <li><strong>Beta Report</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/05/apple-seeds-ios-13-3-beta-1-to-developers/">Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 to Developers</a> <ul><li>Communication limits</li> <li>Memoji/Animoji toggle in Keyboard Settings</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/05/ios-13-3-multitasking-bug-fix/">Preliminary Reports Suggest iOS 13.3 Fixes Multitasking Problems</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/05/ios-13-3-communication-limits/">iOS 13.3 Beta Includes Screen Time Communication Limits</a> <ul><li>Allows parents to control who their children contact during downtime/allowed screen time</li> <li>Applies to Phone, FaceTime, and Messages</li> <li>Based on contacts</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/06/apple-seeds-ios-13-3-public-beta-1/">Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 to Public Beta Testers</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/05/apple-seeds-tvos-13-3-beta-to-developers/">Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 13.3 Update to Developers</a></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/06/fcc-approves-t-mobile-sprint-merger/">FCC Formally Approves Merger of T-Mobile and Sprint</a> <ul><li>The two have committed to building a nationwide 5G network covering 97 percent of the U.S. population within three years and 99 percent within six years.</li> <li>Promised to not raise prices for three years following the merger</li> <li>Several states have filed an antitrust lawsuit to block </li> <li>Will have to resolve before merger</li> <li>Expected to be completed by end of year</li> </ul></li> </ul><p><strong>iDevice Picks:</strong></p> <p>Adam - <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Kingston-Digital-Traveler-DTSE9G2-64GBET/dp/B00URLZTYO" target="_blank">Kingston Data Traveler Flash Drives</a> $12<br /><br />Michael - <a href="https://abetterrouteplanner.com" target="_blank">A Better Routeplanner</a> </p> </div> Sun, 10 Nov 2019 04:43:24 +0000 Michael Johnston 396 at http://www.theiosshow.com http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-377#comments TiOSS 376 - Ess-Ayee-Two http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-376-ess-ayee-two <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TiOSS 376 - Ess-Ayee-Two</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Michael Johnston</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">October 13, 2019 - 1:43am</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden clearfix"> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Michael Johnston</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Jeff Gamet</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Adam Christianson</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>New features in the latest beta, in-ear AirPods, iPhone SE 2 rumors, and more on this week's episode of The iOS Show! Show notes can be found at theiOSshow.com. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, send an email to feedback at theiosshow.com!</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Learn more about SimpliSafe today at <a href="http://SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS" target="_blank">SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>: Mint Mobile at <a href="https://mintmobile.com/tioss" target="_blank">mintmobile.com/tioss</a></p> <p><a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20191012-2-EP376.mp3"></a></p> <p><!--break--></p> <p><a href="http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=279105328">Subscribe in iTunes</a> | <a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20191012-2-EP376.mp3" target="_blank">Download link</a> </p> <p>Call us at (202) 642-6667!</p> <p><span><strong>Advertising</strong> by <a href="http://www.backbeatmedia.com/" target="_blank" style="color: #027ac6; text-decoration: none;">BackBeat Media</a><br /></span> </p> <p><strong>Cast:</strong><br />Michael Johnston - <a href="http://getapplr.com/Michael">Applr</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/MichaelJohnston" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br />Adam Christianson - <a href="http://www.maccast.com/" target="_blank">The MacCast</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/maccast" target="_blank">Twitter<br /></a>Jeff Gamet - <a href="http://www.smilesoftware.com/" target="_blank">Smile</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/jgamet" target="_blank">Twitter</a> </p> <p><strong>Stuff mentioned:</strong></p> <ul><li><strong>Betas</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/02/apple-seeds-first-betas-of-ios-13-2-and-ipados-13-2/">Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 to Developers With Deep Fusion for iPhone 11 and 11 Pro [Update: Public Beta Available]</a> <ul><li>As promised with 13.2, includes Deep Fusion for iPhone 11 line</li> <li>Both public and developer betas</li> <li>Announce Messages with Siri</li> <li>HomePod Handoff</li> <li>Automatically AirPlay to TVs</li> <li>New icons in control center</li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/02/ios-13-2-beta-new-airpods-design/">iOS 13.2 Beta Includes Icon Depicting New AirPods Design</a> <ul><li>Icon of 3rd generation AirPods</li> <li>Rumored to have active noise cancellation</li> <li>Rubber in-ear eartip design</li> <li>Resembles a leak from 52 Audio last week </li> <li>Shows what looks like in-ear AirPods</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/10/siri-privacy-options-ios-13-2/">Apple Adds Option to Delete Siri History and Opt Out of Sharing Audio Recordings in iOS 13.2</a> <ul><li>iOS 13.2 allows users to delete Siri dictation history, opt-out of sharing audio recordings</li> <li>Likely in response to story from earlier this year - re contractors who listen to recordings to improve accuracy</li> <li>It is opt-out</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/10/everything-new-in-ios-13-2-beta-2/">Everything New in iOS 13.2 Beta 2: Delete Apps From Home Screen, Emoji, Siri Privacy and More</a> <ul><li>"Rearrange Apps" → "Edit Home Screen"</li> <li>Additional haptic touch option to delete specific apps</li> <li>New emoji</li> <li>Option for selecting multiple skin tones in certain emoji</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/11/ipad-pro-ios-13-2-beta-2-update-unavailable/">iOS 13.2 Beta 2 Bricking Some iPad Pro Models, Update Now Unavailable</a> <ul><li>Some iPads cannot be restored even with DFU mode</li> <li>Update pulled, new one available</li> <li>This is why you should be careful with betas</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><strong>SPONSORS</strong></li> <li>HKmap Thing <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/03/apple-bans-app-used-by-hong-kong-protestors/">Apple Bans App That Allowed Hong Kong Protestors to Track Police Movements [Updated x2]</a> <ul><li>Initially not allowed</li> <li>Approved after review</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/09/china-accuses-apple-protecting-rioters-app-store/">China Accuses Apple of 'Protecting Rioters' After Approving HKmap Live for the App Store</a> <ul><li>Cook - "the app was being used maliciously to target individual officers for violence and to victimize individuals and property where no police are present:</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/10/apple-pulls-hkmap-from-app-store-china-criticism/">Apple Pulls Hong Kong Protest App From App Store Following Chinese Criticism [Updated]</a> <ul><li>China's state media accused the tech giant of endorsing and protecting "rioters" in Hong Kong's ongoing protests</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/11/tim-cook-defends-removal-hkmaplive-from-app-store/">Tim Cook Defends Removal of Hong Kong Mapping App From App Store in Leaked Memo</a> <ul><li>"the app was being used maliciously to target individual officers for violence and to victimize individuals and property where no police are present"</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><strong>iPhone SE 2</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/03/kuo-iphone-se-2-early-2020/">Kuo: Apple to Launch 'iPhone SE 2' in Early 2020 With Similar Design as iPhone 8, A13 Chip, and 3GB RAM</a> <ul><li>According to Ming Chi Kuo</li> <li>Apple planning to launch a lower-priced "iPhone SE 2" in the first quarter of 2020</li> <li>Similar design as iPhone 8</li> <li>A13 chip, 3GB RAM</li> <li>TouchID</li> <li>Single-lens rear camera</li> <li>iPhone 8 currently at $449, iPhone SE was $349 before discontinuing ($699 and $399 at launch)</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/07/apple-music-apple-tv-plus-bundle-report/">Apple Looking to Bundle Services Like Apple Music and Apple TV+ for One Flat Monthly Rate</a> <ul><li>According to Financial Times</li> <li>In early discussions with record labels</li> <li>Pursuing a "super bundle of media content" </li> <li>One flat monthly rate</li> <li>Some open to idea, but at least one big label has said the industry is growing more wary about its relationship with Apple</li> <li>Concern over lost revenue from bundle</li> <li>Not clear if it would include other services</li> <li>Presumably would be a better deal than separate subscriptions</li> <li>All services for $24.99 maybe (TV+, Music, Arcade, News+?)</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/07/deals-powerbeats-pro/">Deals: Powerbeats Pro Discounted to $199.95 ($50 Off), Plus Low Prices on 2018 9.7-Inch iPad and More</a> <ul><li>Discounted everywhere, unknown how long the sale will last</li> </ul></li> </ul><p><strong>iDevice Picks:</strong></p> <p> Jeff - <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/moon/id1480909731" target="_blank">Geneva Moon</a> $0.99<br /><br />Adam - <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/patterned/id1451427298" target="_blank">Patterned</a> on Arcade<br /><br />Michael - <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/supercook-grocery-to-recipe/id1477747816" target="_blank">Supercook</a> Free </p> </div> Sun, 13 Oct 2019 06:43:15 +0000 Michael Johnston 395 at http://www.theiosshow.com http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-376-ess-ayee-two#comments TiOSS 375 - Plop and Scoop http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-375-plop-and-scoop <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TiOSS 375 - Plop and Scoop</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Michael Johnston</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">September 29, 2019 - 1:37pm</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden clearfix"> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Michael Johnston</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Jeff Gamet</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Adam Christianson</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>We get our hands on iPhone 11, Apple drops iOS 13, Apple Watch Series 5 is torn down, and more on this week's episode of The iOS Show! Show notes can be found at theiOSshow.com. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, send an email to feedback at theiosshow.com!</p> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>: Mint Mobile at <a href="https://mintmobile.com/tioss" target="_blank">mintmobile.com/tioss</a></p> <p><a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20190928-EP375.mp3"></a></p> <p><!--break--></p> <p><a href="http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=279105328">Subscribe in iTunes</a> | <a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20190928-EP375.mp3" target="_blank">Download link</a> </p> <p>Call us at (202) 642-6667!</p> <p><span><strong>Advertising</strong> by <a href="http://www.backbeatmedia.com/" target="_blank" style="color: #027ac6; text-decoration: none;">BackBeat Media</a><br /></span> </p> <p><strong>Cast:</strong><br />Michael Johnston - <a href="http://getapplr.com/Michael">Applr</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/MichaelJohnston" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br />Adam Christianson - <a href="http://www.maccast.com/" target="_blank">The MacCast</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/maccast" target="_blank">Twitter<br /></a>Jeff Gamet - <a href="http://www.smilesoftware.com/" target="_blank">Smile</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/jgamet" target="_blank">Twitter</a> </p> <p><strong>Stuff mentioned:</strong></p> <ul><li><strong>iPhone 11</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/17/iphone-11-pro-max-battery-mah-4gb-ram-tenaa/">iPhone 11 Pro Models Have Up to 25% Larger Batteries and 4GB of RAM Per Reliable TENAA Filings</a> <ul><li>Via Chinese regulatory agency TENAA</li> <li>iPhone 11: 3,110 mAh (vs 2,942) battery and 4GB of RAM - 5.7%, 1 hr longer</li> <li>iPhone 11 Pro: 3,046 mAh (vs 2,658) battery and 4GB of RAM - 14.5%, 4hr longer</li> <li>iPhone 11 Pro Max: 3,969 mAh (vs 3,174) battery and 4GB of RAM - 25%, 5hr longer</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/18/all-iphone-11-models-single-cell-batteries/">iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max All Feature Thicker and Heavier Single-Cell Batteries</a> <ul><li>Last year, only the iPhone XS had a single-cell, L-shaped battery</li> <li>All iPhones 11 have single-cell L-shaped battery</li> <li>Noticeably thicker and more massive</li> <li>iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max batteries weigh 47, 48, and 65 grams, respectively, while the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max batteries measure in at 46, 41, and 50 grams</li> <li>~1-15g more</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/17/iphone-11-models-intel-modems/">iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max Equipped With Intel Modems</a> <ul><li>According to PCMag</li> <li>Relevant because Intel modems in the past have been shoddy for many users</li> <li>Already expected given late relationship with Qualcomm</li> <li>Likely the final Intel modem produced</li> <li>Qualcomm expected for next-years iPhones</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/18/xcode-2019-iphones-4gb-ram-confirmed/">Xcode Confirms All 2019 iPhones Feature 4GB RAM, S5 Apple Watch Chip Identical to S4 [Updated]</a> <ul><li>Xcode corroborates the 4GB RAM figure (1GB more than the XR)</li> <li>Apple Watch S5 is identical to S4 processor</li> <li>Only change on package is addition of compass, 32GB NAND</li> </ul></li> <li><strong>Apple Watch Series 5</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/25/apple-watch-series-5-teardown/">Teardown Suggests Apple Watch Series 5 Components are Close to Identical to Series 4</a> <ul><li>According to a tear-down by iFixit</li> <li>New ambient light sensor, more advanced display drivers</li> <li>New built-in compass</li> <li>Battery is 1.4% larger in the 44mm model</li> <li>Series 5 chip includes 32GB of storage, up from 16GB</li> <li>Features the same GPU and CPU as the Series 4</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/26/apple-watch-series-5-battery-40mm/">40mm Apple Watch Series 5 Features New Battery Design, 10% More Capacity</a> <ul><li>40mm Apple Watch Series 5 battery features 10% capacity increase and a new metal casing, likely constructed from aluminum</li> <li>New casing likely to thank for increase in capacity</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><strong>watchOS 6</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/19/apple-releases-watchos-6/">Apple Releases watchOS 6 With Dedicated App Store, New Watch Faces, Noise Monitoring App and More</a> <ul><li>Dedicated App Store</li> <li>New APIs for developers (streaming audio, etc)</li> <li>New watch faces</li> <li>Noise app</li> <li>New Apps <ul><li>Noise</li> <li>Audiobooks</li> <li>Calculator</li> <li>Voice Memos</li> <li>Reminders updates</li> </ul></li> <li>New complications</li> <li>Activity trends</li> <li>More</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/19/apple-releases-ios-13/">Apple Releases iOS 13 With System-Wide Dark Mode, Privacy Updates, Revamped Photos App, Find My App, New Maps Features and More</a> <ul><li>Dark Mode</li> <li>Swipe to type</li> <li>New Photos app</li> <li>Look Around in Maps</li> <li>Memoji for everyone</li> <li>Scrolling, cut/copy/paste &amp; undo/redo gestures</li> <li>Silence unknown callers</li> <li>Automatic Safari tab closing</li> <li>Messages profile</li> </ul></li> <li><strong>SPONSOR - Mint Mobile</strong></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/19/apple-arcade-live-ios-13/">Apple Arcade Subscription Gaming Service Goes Live Alongside iOS 13, One Month Free Trial Available</a> <ul><li>Apple Arcade now live</li> <li>$4.99/month, first month free</li> <li>Over 50 games available with more already coming out</li> <li>At least 100 in the works</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/24/apple-releases-tvos-13/">Apple Releases tvOS 13 With Multi User Support, Control Center, Ocean Screensavers and More</a> <ul><li>tvOS 13 now available</li> <li>Support for multiple users</li> <li>Control center</li> <li>Apple Arcade</li> <li>PS4 and Xbox controller support</li> <li>On-screen lyrics for Apple Music</li> <li>Under the sea screensavers</li> <li>More </li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/24/apple-releases-ipados-13-1/">Apple Releases iPadOS With New Home Screen, Multitasking Improvements, Apple Pencil Updates and More</a> <ul><li>System-wide Dark Mode</li> <li>Revamped home screen</li> <li>Files app improvements</li> <li>External drive support</li> <li>Reduced Apple Pencil latency</li> <li>Expanded Markup availability</li> <li>Safari improvements and download manager</li> <li>Improved multitasking</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/20/find-my-items-tab-apple-tag-screenshots/">Exclusive: iOS 13's Hidden 'Items' Tab for 'Apple Tags' Revealed</a> <ul><li>From MacRumors</li> <li>Screenshots of a new "Items" tab that Apple is developing for its Find My app in iOS 13</li> <li>Map of items associated with Apple ID account (separate from "Devices")</li> <li>Will be closely integrated with Apple's rumored Tile-like item tracking tags, internally codenamed "B389"</li> <li>The tab informs users to "tag your everyday items with B389 and never lose them again," confirming Apple is working on a Tile competitor</li> <li>The tags appear as white circles with an Apple logo in the center</li> <li>"Users will receive a notification when they are separated from a tagged item, according to strings in the internal build of iOS 13. If necessary, users can then tap a button in the Find My app that will cause Apple's tag to start chiming loudly to help them locate the lost item. </li> <li></li> <li>If users are unable to find an item, they can place the attached tag into a "Lost Mode." Then, if another iPhone user comes across the lost item, they will be able to view contact info for the item's owner and contact them by phone or text message. The item's owner will be immediately notified. "</li> <li>Will also make use of ARKit using superimposed balloons</li> </ul></li> <li><strong>Next-gen iPad Pro</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/17/ipad-pro-triple-lens-camera-leak/">iPad Pro With Triple-Lens Camera System Appears in Alleged 'Final Design Mockup'</a> <ul><li>Coming from Sonny Dickson</li> <li>Posted an image of a "final design mock-up" of an iPad Pro</li> <li>Tri-lens camera</li> <li>Looking to October launch date</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/27/checkm8-bootrom-exploit-iphones-ipads/">Checkm8 Exploit Opens Door to Unpatchable Jailbreak on iPhone 4S Through iPhone X</a> <ul><li>Security researcher known as axi0mX released a bootrom exploit for iOS devices</li> <li>Applies to A5-A11 based devices</li> <li>Cannot be patched, bootroms are read-only</li> <li>Released on Github as open-source exploit</li> <li>Also allows for downgrading iOS versions without SHSH blobs, dual-booting iOS, and running custom firmwares</li> </ul></li> </ul><p><strong>iDevice Picks:</strong></p> <p> Jeff - <a href="https://www.niteize.com/product/Steelie-FreeMount-Car-Kit.asp" target="_blank">Steelie Freemount Dash Kit</a> $37.49<br /><br />Adam - <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/oceanhorn-2/id1141837408" target="_blank">Oceanhorn 2</a> on Apple Arcade<br /><br />Michael - <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/plugshare/id421788217" target="_blank">Plugshare</a> Free </p> </div> Sun, 29 Sep 2019 18:37:07 +0000 Michael Johnston 394 at http://www.theiosshow.com http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-375-plop-and-scoop#comments TiOSS 374 - River Sludge Green http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-374-river-sludge-green <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TiOSS 374 - River Sludge Green</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Michael Johnston</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">September 15, 2019 - 7:38pm</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden clearfix"> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Jeff Gamet</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Adam Christianson</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Michael Johnston</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Apple announces iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, Apple Watch Series 5, new iPads, and more on this week's episode of The iOS Show! Show notes can be found at theiOSshow.com. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, send an email to feedback at theiosshow.com!</p> <p><a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20190915-EP374.mp3"></a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Learn more about SimpliSafe today at <a href="http://SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS" target="_blank">SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>: Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/tioss" target="_blank">Capterra.com/TIOSS</a> for free, today, to find the tools to make an informed software decision for your business</p> <p><!--break--></p> <p><a href="http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=279105328">Subscribe in iTunes</a> | <a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20190915-EP374.mp3" target="_blank">Download link</a> </p> <p>Call us at (202) 642-6667!</p> <p><span><strong>Advertising</strong> by <a href="http://www.backbeatmedia.com/" target="_blank" style="color: #027ac6; text-decoration: none;">BackBeat Media</a><br /></span> </p> <p><strong>Cast:</strong><br />Michael Johnston - <a href="http://getapplr.com/Michael">Applr</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/MichaelJohnston" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br />Adam Christianson - <a href="http://www.maccast.com/" target="_blank">The MacCast</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/maccast" target="_blank">Twitter<br /></a>Jeff Gamet - <a href="http://www.smilesoftware.com/" target="_blank">Smile</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/jgamet" target="_blank">Twitter</a> </p> <p><strong>Stuff mentioned:</strong></p> <ul><li><b>Apple Arcade</b> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/10/apple-arcade-price-release-date/">Apple Arcade to Launch September 19 for $4.99 Per Month With One-Month Free Trial</a> <ul><li>$4.99/mo, free 1mo trial</li> <li>Individuals and families of up to 6</li> <li>Over 100 games</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><b>Apple TV+</b> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/10/apple-tv-launching-november-1-for-4-99-per-month/">Apple TV+ Launching November 1 for $4.99 Per Month</a> <ul><li>November 1</li> <li>$4.99/month</li> <li>7-day free trial</li> <li>Free year for new purchases of iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, or Mac</li> <li>Available to watch online at tv.apple.com on the web in Safari, Chrome, and Firefox</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><b>10.2" iPad</b> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/10/apple-unveils-new-ipad/">Apple Unveils New Low-Cost 10.2-inch iPad Starting at $329</a> <ul><li>Starting at $329</li> <li>Bigger 10.2" retina display</li> <li>A10 Fusion chip, support for the first-gen Apple Pencil, and a Smart Connector for attaching Apple's Smart Keyboard</li> <li>Available starting Sep 30</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><b>Apple Watch Series 5</b> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/10/apple-watch-series-5/">Apple Announces Apple Watch Series 5 With Always-On Retina Display and New Titanium Case Option</a> <ul><li>Always-on display</li> <li>Wrist raise increases brightness</li> <li>18-hour battery life</li> <li>Built-in compass</li> <li>Titanium and ceramic case models</li> <li>Apple Watch studio lets you customize exactly which Apple Watch case and watch band you buy from jump</li> <li>Now provides 32GB of storage (up from 16GB)</li> <li>Series 5 with GPS starts at $399 while the GPS and cellular models start at $499</li> <li>Series 3 now $199 for GPS and $299 for GPS and cellular</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/10/watchos-6-launch-september-19/">Apple Releasing watchOS 6 for Series 3 and Later Sept. 19, Delayed for Older Apple Watches</a> <ul><li>watchOS 6 coming Thu September 19</li> <li>Only for Series 3 &amp; 4</li> <li>Series 1 &amp; 2 coming later in fall</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><b>SPONSOR BREAK</b></li> <li><b>iPhone 11</b> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/10/apple-unveils-iphone-11/">Apple Unveils iPhone 11 With Dual-Lens Rear Camera, Six New Colors, Dolby Atmos, and More</a> <ul><li>6.1" liquid retina LCD</li> <li>12MP wide-angle camera &amp; 12MP ultra-wide angle camera with 120° fov</li> <li>Night mode photos, Smart HDR</li> <li>A13 Bionic, 30% faster CPU and GPU, better battery</li> <li>IP68 water resistance (2m for 30 min)</li> <li>Milled rear glass (toughest glass in a smart phone ever)</li> <li>U1 chip with Ultra Wideband technology for spatial awareness. Brings improved AirDrop with directionally aware suggestions.</li> <li>Face ID up to 30 percent faster with improved performance at varying distances and support for more angles</li> <li>Spatial audio and Dolby Atmos</li> <li>Gigabit-class LTE and Wi-Fi 6 Dual SIM with eSIM</li> <li>Available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB starting at $699 ($50 cheaper than XR)w</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><b>iPhone 11 Pro</b> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/10/apple-announces-new-iphone-11-pro-and-iphone-11-pro-max/">Apple Announces iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max With Triple-Lens Rear Camera and Midnight Green Color</a> <ul><li>Super-retina XDR OLED display <ul><li>1200 nits brightness &amp; true tone</li> </ul></li> <li>A13 bionic <ul><li>20% faster CPU and GPU than A12</li> </ul></li> <li>4 more hours of battery than Xs, 5 more on the Xs Max</li> <li>Triple-lens camera <ul><li>Wide, ultra wide, and telephoto lenses</li> <li>Better low light performance</li> <li>Night mode</li> <li>Deep fusion coming later this fall</li> </ul></li> <li>Textured matte glass back</li> <li>IP 68 which is 4m up to 30 min</li> <li>High-speed 18W USB-C power adapter and USB-C to Lightning charge cable in box</li> <li>Available starting at $999 in 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB <ul><li>AppleCare+ at $199</li> <li>Can get 3% daily cash on Apple Card, not 0% APR though</li> </ul></li> <li>Haptic touch</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/13/iphone-11-two-way-charging-software-disabled/">iPhone 11 Lineup Said to Include Two-Way Charging Hardware, But Software Disabled</a> <ul><li>According to Sonny Dickson</li> <li>iPhone 11 and 11 Pro have bilateral charging hardware, software disabled</li> <li>Rumors had indicated we'd see Apple Watch/AirPods charging from iPhones</li> <li>May have been disabled because feature didn't meet Apple's standards</li> </ul></li> <li><b>Software</b> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/10/apple-releasing-ios-13-september-19/">Apple to Release iOS 13 on September 19, iOS 13.1 and iPadOS on September 30</a> <ul><li>GM seeded to developers</li> <li>iOS 13 dropping on Thur Sep 19</li> <li>iPadOS 13 not launching with iOS 13, instead Sep 30 <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/10/apple-seeds-ios-13-1-beta-3/">Apple Seeds Third Betas of iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 to Developers</a> <ul><li>Bringing back some features such as "Shortcuts Automations" (aka Automatic Shortcuts)</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/11/apple-seeds-watchos-6-golden-master/">Apple Seeds watchOS 6 Golden Master to Developers</a> <ul><li>GM seeded to developers</li> <li>Apple Watch app store</li> <li>New watch faces</li> <li>Taptic chime</li> <li>Audio books, voice memos, calculator, noise app</li> <li>Fitness trending</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> </ul><p><strong>iDevice Picks:</strong></p> <p> Jeff - <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Season-1-Official-Trailer/dp/B07SVHRY9L" target="_blank">Undone on Amazon Prime</a><br /><br />Adam - <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/never-alone-ki-edition/id1065127755" target="_blank">Never Alone Ki Edition</a> $4.99<br /><br />Michael - <a href="https://disneyland.disney.go.com/attractions/disneyland/millennium-falcon-smugglers-run" target="_blank">Smugglers Run at Disneyland</a> </p> </div> Mon, 16 Sep 2019 00:38:56 +0000 Michael Johnston 393 at http://www.theiosshow.com http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-374-river-sludge-green#comments TiOSS 373 - Apple TiWatch http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-373 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TiOSS 373 - Apple TiWatch</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Michael Johnston</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">August 18, 2019 - 9:53pm</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden clearfix"> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Michael Johnston</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Jeff Gamet</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Adam Christianson</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>iPhone 11 naming, next-gen Apple Watch and iPads, beta updates, and more on this week's episode of The iOS Show! Show notes can be found at theiOSshow.com. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, send an email to feedback at theiosshow.com!</p> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>: Mint Mobile at <a href="https://mintmobile.com/tioss" target="_blank">mintmobile.com/tioss</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>: Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/tioss" target="_blank">Capterra.com/TIOSS</a> for free, today, to find the tools to make an informed software decision for your business</p> <p><a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20190818-EP373.mp3"></a></p> <p><!--break--></p> <p><a href="http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=279105328">Subscribe in iTunes</a> | <a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20190818-EP373.mp3" target="_blank">Download link</a> </p> <p>Call us at (202) 642-6667!</p> <p><span><strong>Advertising</strong> by <a href="http://www.backbeatmedia.com/" target="_blank" style="color: #027ac6; text-decoration: none;">BackBeat Media</a><br /></span> </p> <p><strong>Cast:</strong><br />Michael Johnston - <a href="http://getapplr.com/Michael">Applr</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/MichaelJohnston" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br />Adam Christianson - <a href="http://www.maccast.com/" target="_blank">The MacCast</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/maccast" target="_blank">Twitter<br /></a>Jeff Gamet - <a href="http://www.smilesoftware.com/" target="_blank">Smile</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/jgamet" target="_blank">Twitter</a> </p> <p><strong>Stuff mentioned:</strong></p> <ul><li><strong>Next iPhone</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/10/iphone-11-pro-rumor/">'iPhone 11 Pro' Rumored to Be Name of High-End 2019 iPhone With Triple-Lens Camera</a> <ul><li>According to CoinX</li> <li>High-end iPhone with triple-lens to be called "iPhone 11 Pro"</li> <li>Corroborated by an <strong>anonymous</strong> tip sent to Macrumros</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/14/2019-iphones-no-iphone-branding-rumor/">2019 iPhones Won't Have 'iPhone' on the Back According to So-Called Foxconn Worker</a> <ul><li>According to anonymous user on Chinese site Zhihu</li> <li>No "iPhone" text on back of next model</li> <li>Claims to be a Foxconn factory worker</li> <li>Also claims will be available in new dark green color, lining up with previous rumor from Mac Otakara</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/15/iphone-event-september-10/">New iPhones to Debut on September 10 According to File Found in iOS 13 Beta 7</a> <ul><li>Found in iOS 13 beta 7</li> <li>iPhones to be announced on September 10</li> <li>by iHelpBR, same site which found similar image last year (accurately predicting date)</li> <li>Other sources have said the same</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/13/aapl-surges-after-us-delays-tariff/">Apple's Stock Surges After U.S. Delays Additional 10% Import Tariff on Products Like Cell Phones and Laptops</a> <ul><li>According to USTR</li> <li>10% tariff on items such as cell phones, laptop computers, and monitors to be delayed to December 15</li> <li>AAPL jumped 4.5% following news</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/12/next-ipad-and-ipad-pro-dual-triple-lens-cameras/">Triple-Lens Rear Cameras Rumored for Next iPad Pro Range, Dual-Lens for New Entry-Level iPad</a> <ul><li>According to Mac Otakara</li> <li>Next low-end iPad to have dual-dens camera</li> <li>Pro-model to have tri-lens</li> <li>Launching in October</li> </ul></li> <li>SPONSORS</li> <li><strong>Next Apple Watch</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/16/apple-watch-series-5-oled-kuo/">Kuo: Apple Watch Series 5 Lineup to Launch in Fall With OLED Displays Supplied by Japan Display</a> <ul><li>According to Ming-Chi Quo</li> <li>Apple gradually shifting to Japan Display, starting with 15-20 this year, and up to 70-80 in 2021</li> <li>Not much else</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/17/apple-watch-ceramic-titanium-models-watchos6/">New Ceramic and Titanium Apple Watch Models Uncovered in watchOS 6 Beta</a> <ul><li>Video assets discovered in watchOS 6 beta</li> <li>By iHelpBR</li> <li>Both 44mm ceramic case (as previously rumored) and 44mm TITANIUM case</li> <li>Makes sense given Apple Card also being made of titanium</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/14/apple-responds-to-battery-locking-issue/">Apple on iPhone Battery Locking Issue: We Want to Make Sure Battery Replacement is Done Properly</a> <ul><li>Apple responds to iFixit &amp; others</li> <li>Feature was introduced last year to "to notify customers if we were unable to verify that a new, genuine battery was installed by a certified technician following Apple repair processes"</li> <li>Meant to protect iPhone customers from "damaged, poor quality, or used batteries which can lead to safety or performance issues"</li> <li>Shows "Service" message and "Unable to verify this iPhone has a genuine battery" message</li> <li>Battery still works as usual</li> </ul></li> <li><strong>iOS 13 Betas</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/15/apple-seeds-tvos-13-beta-7-to-developers/">Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of Upcoming tvOS 13 Update to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]</a> <ul><li>multi-user support</li> <li>new Home screen</li> <li>PS4 and Xbox controller support</li> <li>control center, etc</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/15/apple-seeds-watchos-6-beta-7-to-developers/">Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of watchOS 6 to Developers</a> <ul><li>dedicated App Store</li> <li>install apps without an iPhone</li> <li>New Calculator, noise, Voice Memos, and Audiobooks apps</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/15/apple-seeds-ios-13-beta-7-to-developers/">Apple Seeds Seventh Betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]</a> <ul><li>New features for iPad</li> <li>Dark Mode, a Find My app, a revamped Photos app</li> <li>Siri voice, updated privacy features, new street-level view for Maps</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/15/whats-new-in-ios-13-beta-7/">What's New in iOS 13 Beta 7</a></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/15/siri-ai-digital-assistant-test-august-15/">Siri Answers 83% of Questions Correctly in Test, Beating Alexa But Trailing Google Assistant</a></li> </ul><p><strong>iDevice Picks:</strong></p> <p> Jeff - <a href="https://learn.macsparky.com/p/siri" target="_blank">Siri Shortcuts Field Guide</a> $29<br /><br />Adam - <a href="https://apps.apple.com/app/id593757593" target="_blank">DraftCode Offline PHP IDE</a> $9.99<br /><br />Michael - <a href="https://www.passslot.com" target="_blank">Pass Slot</a> Free </p> </div> Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:53:40 +0000 Michael Johnston 392 at http://www.theiosshow.com http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-373#comments TiOSS 372 - Hefty Cards http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-372-hefty-cards <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TiOSS 372 - Hefty Cards</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Michael Johnston</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">August 10, 2019 - 8:49pm</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden clearfix"> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Michael Johnston</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Jeff Gamet</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>2021 iPhone rumors, Apple Card showing up for some, special iPhones for security researchers, and more on this week's episode of The iOS Show! Show notes can be found at theiOSshow.com. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, send an email to feedback at theiosshow.com!</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Learn more about SimpliSafe today at <a href="http://SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS" target="_blank">SimpliSafe.com/TIOSS</a></p> <p><a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20190808-EP372.mp3"></a></p> <p><!--break--></p> <p><a href="http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=279105328">Subscribe in iTunes</a> | <a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20190808-EP372.mp3" target="_blank">Download link</a> </p> <p>Call us at (202) 642-6667!</p> <p><span><strong>Advertising</strong> by <a href="http://www.backbeatmedia.com/" target="_blank" style="color: #027ac6; text-decoration: none;">BackBeat Media</a><br /></span> </p> <p><strong>Cast:</strong><br />Michael Johnston - <a href="http://getapplr.com/Michael">Applr</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/MichaelJohnston" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br />Adam Christianson - <a href="http://www.maccast.com/" target="_blank">The MacCast</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/maccast" target="_blank">Twitter<br /></a>Jeff Gamet - <a href="http://www.smilesoftware.com/" target="_blank">Smile</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/jgamet" target="_blank">Twitter</a> </p> <p><strong>Stuff mentioned:</strong></p> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/05/kuo-apple-to-absorb-potential-us-tariff-costs/">Kuo: Apple Likely to Absorb Any US Tariff Cost Increases on iPhone, iPad, and Mac</a> <ul><li>Trump set 10% tariff on Chinese imports starting September 1</li> <li>Ming Chi Kuo believes customers won’t be affected thanks to proper preparation</li> <li>Other manufacturing sites likely to mitigate issues</li> </ul></li> <li><strong>2021 iPhone</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/05/kuo-iphone-with-both-touch-id-and-face-id-due-2021/">Kuo: 2021 iPhone Will Feature Fingerprint-Sensing Display in Addition to Face ID</a> <ul><li>According to Ming-Chi Kuo</li> <li>Fingerprint On Display tech will improve significantly in 12-18 months <ul><li>Module thickness</li> <li>Sensing area</li> <li>Power consumption</li> <li>Lamination yield rate</li> </ul></li> <li>Therefore Kuo believes “Apple will launch the new iPhone equipped with both Face ID and FOD to enhance security and convenience thanks to the multi-biometrics”</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/07/folding-iphone-ipad-2021-rumor-ubs/">UBS Predicts Foldable iPhone or iPad by 2021, But Skepticism Abounds</a> <ul><li>According to UBS</li> <li>Apple likely to launch foldable device, likely to be an iPad</li> <li>More likely to be 2021</li> <li>Though no corroboration from the usual suspects</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><strong>Apple Card</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/05/apple-card-preview-launch/">Apple Card Coming Soon as Apple Activates Webpages and Launches Preview for Some Users</a> <ul><li>Some customers have been invited to an Apple Card Preview</li> <li>Available immediately through app</li> <li>Physical card coming in the mail several days later</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/06/apple-card-benefits-and-lower-apr/">Apple Card Offers Benefits From Mastercard, Base APR Lowered to 12.99%</a> <ul><li>Uses MasterCard’s network</li> <li>Mastercard's website offers a list of benefits <ul><li>Fraud protection, identity theft protection, and a free ShopRunner membership that offers free two-day shipping from some websites.</li> <li>Travel discounts and upgrades</li> <li>Mastercard exclusive "special events," golf offerings, and home rental discounts etc</li> </ul></li> <li>Base APR now 12.99% (down from 13.24%) thanks to Fed</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/06/apple-card-no-exporting-data/">Apple Card Doesn't Support Exporting Data to Financial Apps</a> <ul><li>Exporting data to services like Mint are not available at this time</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><strong>SPONSOR BREAK</strong> </li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/06/apple-special-iphones-bug-testing/">Apple to Give Security Researchers 'Special' iPhones for Bug Testing, macOS Bug Bounty Program Coming</a> <ul><li>According to Forbes</li> <li>Apple planning to give security researchers access to special iPhones which make it easier to find security vulnerabilities</li> <li>To announce program at Black Hat this week</li> <li>Essentially “dev devices”</li> <li>Should be possible to probe pieces of the OS otherwise not easily accessible on a commercial iPhone</li> <li>Stop CPU, inspect memory</li> <li>Likely not be able to decrypt firmware</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/08/apple-bug-bounty-program-improvements/">Apple Ups Bug Bounty Payouts, Expands Access to All Researchers and Launches macOS Program</a> <ul><li>Expanding to macOS</li> <li>Increasing bounties</li> <li>Will provide vetted and trusted security researchers and hackers with "dev" iPhones <ul><li>provide deeper access to the underlying software and operating system</li> </ul></li> <li>Launching next year</li> </ul></li> <li><strong>iOS 13 Betas</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/07/apple-seeds-tvos-13-beta-6-to-developers/">Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of Upcoming tvOS 13 Update to Developers</a> and Public beta testers</li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/07/apple-seeds-watchos-6-beta-6-to-developers/">Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of watchOS 6 to Developers</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/07/apple-seeds-ios-13-beta-6-to-developers/">Apple Seeds Sixth Betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to Developers</a> and Public beta testers</li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/07/everything-new-in-ios-13-beta-6/">What's New in iOS 13 Beta 6: Dark Mode Control Center Toggle, Folder Changes and More</a> <ul><li>Bug fixes</li> <li>Dark Mode Control Center Toggle</li> <li>Folder Transparency</li> <li>Hide Link Previews</li> <li>Three Finger Tap - three finger tap anywhere in iOS to bring up undo, redo, cut, copy and paste icons</li> <li>Volume Tweaks - again 16 volume increments instead of the 34</li> <li>Background Location Warnings</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/07/apple-response-to-right-to-repair/">Apple on Right to Repair: We Want Customers to Be Confident Their Products Will Be 'Repaired Safely and Correctly'</a> <ul><li>Right to Repair advocates continue to lobby the US government</li> <li>The Repair Association's executive director Gay Gordon-Byrne wrote that "manufacturers have no reasons for blocking repair other than money,"</li> <li>However an Apple spokesperson told Axios that Apple's goal is to ensure its products are "repaired safely and correctly," <ul><li><i>We want to make sure our customers always have confidence their products will be repaired safely and correctly, and in a way that supports recycling. We are continually growing our network of certified technicians and most recently announced that any Best Buy store in the U.S. is now an authorized service provider</i> </li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/08/apple-locking-iphone-batteries-third-party/">iFixit: Apple 'Locking' iPhone Batteries to Discourage Third-Party Replacements [Updated]</a> <ul><li>Replacing iPhone batteries with a non-authentic one will disable battery health messages</li> <li>iFixit believes this is designed to deter battery replacements using third-party repair kits</li> <li>Doesn’t effect performance of battery </li> </ul></li> </ul><p><strong>iDevice Picks:</strong></p> <p> Jeff - <a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1190634" target="_blank">The Boys</a><br />Michael - <a href="https://www.traderjoes.com/fearless-flyer/article/4864" target="_blank">Trader Joe's Cocoa Meringues</a> </p> </div> Sun, 11 Aug 2019 01:49:22 +0000 Michael Johnston 391 at http://www.theiosshow.com http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-372-hefty-cards#comments TiOSS 371 - Steve Jobs "Yuck!" http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-371-steve-jobs-yuck <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TiOSS 371 - Steve Jobs &quot;Yuck!&quot;</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Michael Johnston</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">August 3, 2019 - 11:26pm</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden clearfix"> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Jeff Gamet</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Adam Christianson</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Michael Johnston</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Apple Card coming this month, 2020 iPhone rumors, Siri recordings, iOS 13 beta features, and more on this week's episode of The iOS Show! Show notes can be found at theiOSshow.com. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, send an email to feedback at theiosshow.com!</p> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>: Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/tioss" target="_blank">Capterra.com/TIOSS</a> for free, today, to find the tools to make an informed software decision for your business</p> <p><a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20190803-EP371.mp3"></a></p> <p><!--break--></p> <p><a href="http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=279105328">Subscribe in iTunes</a> | <a href="http://backbeat.cachefly.net/iphonealley/TiOSS20190803-EP371.mp3" target="_blank">Download link</a> </p> <p>Call us at (202) 642-6667!</p> <p><span><strong>Advertising</strong> by <a href="http://www.backbeatmedia.com/" target="_blank" style="color: #027ac6; text-decoration: none;">BackBeat Media</a><br /></span> </p> <p><strong>Cast:</strong><br />Michael Johnston - <a href="http://getapplr.com/Michael">Applr</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/MichaelJohnston" target="_blank">Twitter</a><br />Adam Christianson - <a href="http://www.maccast.com/" target="_blank">The MacCast</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/maccast" target="_blank">Twitter<br /></a>Jeff Gamet - <a href="http://www.smilesoftware.com/" target="_blank">Smile</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/jgamet" target="_blank">Twitter</a> </p> <p><strong>Stuff mentioned:</strong></p> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/30/apple-card-launching-in-august/">Apple Card Launching in August</a> <ul><li>During 3rd quarter earnings call Tim Cook confirmed Apple plans to launch Apple Card credit card in August</li> <li>No specific date</li> <li>Been in testing by thousands Apple employees</li> <li>2% (Apple Pay) &amp; 3% (Apple) cash bak</li> <li>Daily cash</li> <li>Improved management app, transaction labeling</li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/02/apple-card-ipad-app-report/">Apple Card App Expected on iPad, Barclaycard Visa No Longer Offers Apple Rewards</a></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/31/apple-pencil-2019-iphones/">Analysts Predict Apple Pencil Support for 2019 iPhones</a> <ul><li>Citi Research expects to see Pencil support</li> <li>However not much other corroboration</li> </ul></li> <li><strong>2020 iPhone Rumors</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/22/2020-iphones-could-feature-fast-120hz-pro-motion-displays/">2020 iPhones Could Feature Fast 120Hz 'ProMotion' Displays</a> <ul><li>According to Ice Universe (good track record of Samsung rumors)</li> <li>Moving to a switchable 60Hz/120Hz OLED display from Samsung or LG</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/29/kuo-2020-iphones-3d-sensing-rear-cameras/">Two Upcoming 2020 iPhones to Feature Time-of-Flight 3D Sensing Rear Cameras</a> <ul><li>According to Ming Chi Quo</li> <li>Two of 2020 iPhones will feature 3D-sensing rear camera with ToF</li> <li>Expecting all three models will have FaceID</li> <li>Said to use VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser)</li> <li>Able to scan objects up to 15 feet away</li> <li>FaceID only works much closer (25-50cm)</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li>SPONSOR BREAK</li> <li><strong>Contractor Siri Recordings</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/26/siri-human-analysis-voice-recordings/">Contractors Working on Siri 'Regularly' Hear Recordings of Drug Deals, Private Medical Info and More Claims Apple Employee</a> <ul><li>According to contractor, via The Guardian</li> <li>Contractors working on Siri regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, recordings of couples having sex, and other private information</li> <li><strong>These recordings are accompanied by user data showing location, contact details, and app data</strong></li> <li>Apple claims a small subset of anonymized data is used</li> <li>"regularity of accidental triggers on the watch is incredibly high"</li> <li>Apple claims all Siri data is assigned a random identifier and does not include location or contact details as stated by the contractor</li> <li>"There's not much vetting of who works there, and the amount of data that we're free to look through seems quite broad. It wouldn't be difficult to identify the person that you're listening to, especially with accidental triggers - addresses, names and so on."</li> <li>"When we do send information to a server, we protect your privacy by using anonymized rotating identifiers so that searches and locations can't be traced to you personally"</li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/02/apple-suspending-siri-grading-program/">Apple Suspends Program That Lets Employees Listen to Siri Recordings for Quality Control, Opt Out Option Coming</a> <ul><li>According to TechCrunch</li> <li>Apple will be reviewing the process</li> <li>Soon provide an option to opt-out of "grading"</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><strong>iOS 13 Beta 5</strong> <ul><li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/29/apple-seeds-ios-13-beta-5-to-developers/">Apple Seeds Fifth Betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to Developers</a></li> <li>and public beta!</li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/29/everything-new-in-ios-13-beta-5/">Everything New in iOS 13 Beta 5: iPad Home Screen Options, New Volume Levels, Updated Share Sheet and More</a> <ul><li>"More" or "Bigger" home screen sizes <ul><li>30 vs 20 icons</li> </ul></li> <li>Share sheet "Favorite" shortcuts</li> <li>New Home app backgrounds</li> <li>More volume subdivisions now, 34 in total</li> </ul></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/22/apple-releasing-ios-12-4-today/">Apple Releases iOS 12.4 With New Wireless Data Migration When Setting Up a New iPhone and Apple News+ Improvements</a> <ul><li>Wireless migration wasn't discovered in the beta</li> <li>Wired or wireless</li> <li>Potential Apple Card support, however not outwardly included</li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/23/iphone-to-iphone-data-migration/">Here's How Apple's New iPhone to iPhone Data Migration Feature Works in iOS 12.4</a></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/22/apple-watchos-5-3-ecg-canada/">Apple Releases watchOS 5.3 With Walkie-Talkie Bug Fix, ECG Support for Canada and Singapore</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/24/lg-thinq-tvs-airplay-2-homekit/">HomeKit and AirPlay 2 Rolling Out to 2019 LG ThinQ TVs Starting Tomorrow [Updated]</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/31/cbs-all-access-apple-tv-channels/">Apple TV Channels Now Offers CBS All Access Subscription Service</a></li> </ul><p><strong>iDevice Picks:</strong></p> <p> Jeff - <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/backpack-studio/id1438882186" target="_blank">Backpack Studio</a> $9.99<br /><br />Adam - <a href="https://pcalc.com/dice" target="_blank">Dice by PCalc</a> $1.99<br /><br />Michael - <a href="https://lockdownhq.com" target="_blank">Lockdown</a> Free </p> </div> Sun, 04 Aug 2019 04:26:51 +0000 Michael Johnston 390 at http://www.theiosshow.com http://www.theiosshow.com/podcast/tioss-371-steve-jobs-yuck#comments