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145 - Apple CarPlay Review with a New (Used) Muscle Car - With Guest Kelly Guimont

In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave is joined by guest Kelly Guimont. Dave has a very first new (used) car with CarPlay and he reviews all the great features and does a comparison to Android Auto. Spring Loaded Apple event is coming next week we review what could be released. iOS 14.5 beta 8 is released and it should be released next week. Is there a new HomePod TV Box coming soon? We review. Samsung iTest lets you see an Android on your iPhone plus more. The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com 
Direct Link to Audio News Siri Reveals Apple Event Planned for Tuesday, April 20 Apple's 'Spring Loaded' Event Officially Announced for Tuesday, April 20 Apple Fitness+ Getting New Workouts for Expecting Mothers, Older Adults, and More on April 19 iPhone 12 Mini Missing From Top 5 Best Selling Smartphone List of January 2021 Plus there are rumors that the iPhone 13 will not have a mini version.  Roku unveils new remote with dedicated Apple TV+ button, 'find my remote' feature Apple TV+ has the highest-quality content out of all streaming services Topics Beta this week. iOS 14.5 Beta 8 was released this week is expected to be released next week during the Apple Event. Apple releases iOS 14.5 beta 8 to developers, public release expected soon Two-Thirds of iPhone Users Expected to Block Ad Tracking Could this be a thing? Bloomberg: Apple developing connected TV box with integrated HomePod speaker and FaceTime camera This was a sad announcement and we reviewed this.  Logitech discontinues its popular universal Harmony remotes Dave’s first few days with CarPlay. Dave bought a new (used) Dodge Charger and it was 7 years in the making to finally have a car with CarPlay and boy was he happy. He gives first impressions and no surprise its great. iOS - CarPlay Here are some photos of the interface. Compared to Android Auto Very strange you can “experience an Android using Samsung's 'iTest' Lets You Try a Galaxy Device on Your iPhone Does it make you want to switch? I don’t think so.  Our Host Your Host Dave Ginsburg  is an IT Professional With over 22 years experience working with Mac and Windows as well as iOS devices. He is also President of The Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group
 About our Guest Kelly Guimont writes for The Mac Observer and is the host of The Daily Observations Podcast. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @verso About our Co-Host Co-Host Warren Sklar @Wsklar is an IT Consultant and moderator of the Mac To The Future FaceBook Group with over 3000 members talking about all things Apple. Request to join this group to be among people who love Apple

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16 Apr 2021

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Your Daily Internet Radio Friend: Kelly Guimont (@verso)

The PIT Show: Reflections and Interviews in the Tech World

Check out my YouTube Channelhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjoJU65IbXkKXsNqydro05QFollow Kelly The Aftershow MCU TV TDO Kelly on the Incomparable Follow Jay@kjaymillerMore Episodes and Things at https://podcast.productivityintech.comWant to Support the Show? While you can't support the show directly you can support all the things Jay is up to by sponsoring him on GitHub!https://github.com/sponsors/kjaymiller/

1hr 49mins

13 Apr 2021

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132 - We were Virtual at CES 2021 - With Guest Kelly Guimont\

In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave and Warren we are joined by guest Kelly Guimont. #CES2021 was this week we talked about our first impressions of the show and review some great new products including a mask with an earphone and mic. You can stop your airpods from auto connecting and new beta release this week. The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com 
Direct Link to Audio News Roku Acquires Rights to Quibi Content for Less Than $100 Million Apple and Hyundai hope to reach Apple Car deal by March Netflix reportedly testing AirPods spatial audio support Apple Planning to Bring Music and Podcasts Apps to Microsoft Store Apple launches major new Racial Equity and Justice Initiative projects to challenge systemic racism, advance racial equity nationwide Topics Beta this week. iOS 14.4 Beta 2 was released this week. Some notes on beta: Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available] Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 7.3 to Developers Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 14.4 to Developers iOS 14.4 Will Introduce Warning on iPhones With Non-Genuine Cameras CES 2021 we attended this event virtually for the first time and with Dave coming off his first in person CES in 2020 this was definitely a different experience. The media events at Pepcom and ShowStoppers were a bit more personal but overall the show was good. We all give our highlights of this week and look for interviews Dave did with some of the exhibitors in next week's show. CES 2021: Satechi Launches Dock5 Multi-Device Charging Station MaskFone by BinaTone  Owl Wired Smoke / Carbon Monoxide works with Home Kit. https://getowlhome.com/ CES 2021: Kensington's New StudioDock Combines iPad Pro Docking Station With iPhone and AirPods Chargers Belkin 2-1 MagSafe iPhone and Airpods charging https://www.belkin.com/us/p/P-WIZ010/ Belkin SoundForm Freedom earbuds https://www.belkin.com/us/p/P-AUC002/ has FindMy Support Noopl Hearing https://www.bwone.com/noopl-to-unveil-breakthrough-audio-device-via-pepcoms-digital-experience-at-ces/ CES 2021: Scosche Debuts New Car Mounts Compatible With Apple's MagSafe Charger Tips How to stop AirPods from connecting to other Apple devices Apps 'Denim' is a new iPhone app that lets you create stunning cover artwork for your playlists Last week we talked about the Remote App it does not work with any of his TVs as he owns as they are older than 2 years and both of them Samsung. The developer did confirm it did not work at this time so make sure your TV works with this app before purchasing.   About our Podcast Host Dave Ginsburg  is an IT Professional With over 22 years experience working with Mac and Windows as well as iOS devices. He is also President of The Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group
 About our Guest Kelly Guimont writes for The Mac Observer and is the host of The Daily Observations Podcast. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @verso About our Co-Host Co-Host Warren Sklar @Wsklar is an IT Consultant and moderator of the Mac To The Future FaceBook Group with over 3000 members talking about all things Apple. Request to join this group to be among people who love Apple

1hr 8mins

15 Jan 2021

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TMO Contributor Kelly Guimont (#14)

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Kelly Guimont is a long-time podcaster, Contributor for The Mac Observer, the host of the Mac Observer’s Daily Observations podcast, and a tech support guru. In her 14th appearance, Kelly and I chat about our favorite streaming TV shows and movies of late. As is our custom, we alternate. I open with a very positive review of the 2020 series The Right Stuff (Disney+). Kelly was up next with Penny Dreadful (Showtime). John then raves about the movie and then series Mystery Road. (Amazon). Kelly chimes in next with extreme praise for The Mandalorian S2/E1 (Disney+) and, later, an update on Lovecraft Country (HBO Max). John delves into the fabulous The Hundred-Foot Journey (Amazon) and scifi/romance Tuck Everlasting (Disney+). And there’s more! Join us as we explore together what’s great about these shows. Today our sponsor is Linode. Whether you’re working on a personal project or managing enterprise infrastructure, Linode offers simple, affordable, and accessible cloud computing solutions. Built using the most up-to-date hardware and next generation network backbone, Linode allows users to comply with in-country data protection requirements while taking advantage of all Linode’s technology and tools. Get a server running in seconds with your choice of Linux distribution, resources, and choice of 10 node locations. 1. Linode offers CI/CD environments. 2. Pick from any of 10 worldwide data centers. 3. Pay only for what you use with hourly billing across all plans and add-on services to provision, secure, monitor and backup your cloud. 4. Check out Linode’s new cloud manager featuring an improved user interface at cloud.linode.com 5. And now, Linode is now offering a $20 credit for all new customers. With Linode you can build distributed applications, hosted services, and websites featuring native SSD storage, a 40 Gbit network, and industry leading processors. Visit linode.com/bgm to learn more and sign up. Thanks Linode for being our sponsor. My Background Mode interview with Kelly Guimont Kelly on Twitter. The Right Stuff [Disney+] Penny Dreadful [Showtime] Mystery Road movie and series.[Amazon] Lovecraft Country [HBO Max] The Mandalorian [Disney+] The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) [Amazon] Tuck Everlasting (2002) [Disney+] One Day at Disney [Disney+] Support TMO when you buy your Apple gear from Apple. The story of my Background Mode podcast. Inside TMO’s Background Mode Podcast. TMO Background Mode Twitter feed. Archive of all Background Mode Shows. Background Mode at iTunes. Send your comments to observations@macobserver.com or marty@macobserver.com

38mins

9 Nov 2020

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244: Fidget Knitting with Kelly Guimont

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This week’s guest is Kelly Guimont operations manager at Technolutionary in Washington DC, as well as doing the Daily Observations podcast at The Mac Observer, The Incomparable with Don Melton, and The Aftershow with Mike Rose. She joins…

58mins

5 Nov 2020

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121 - A Mesh Router and a HomePod Mini - With Guest Kelly Guimont

In Touch with iOS

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave is joined by Kelly Guimont. We do a final recap of the Apple new HomePod Mini and iPhone 12. Dave does a review of a new Netgear Mesh router be bought that set up nicely using his iPhone. Some Safari iOS tips including translate websites.  The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com 
Direct Link to Audio News MagSafe-Compatible iPhone Accessories Coming From PopSocket Dolby Atmos Coming to HomePod With Apple TV 4K Walmart opens limited preorders for the new iPad Air, ships October 23 Topics Beta this week. iOS 14.2 Beta 3 was released this week  Apple releases third public betas of iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 5 Things to Know About the iPadOS 14.1 Update 5 Things to Know About the iOS 14.1 Update HomePod Mini was a great announcement and what an amazing price what were our thoughts and will we buy one.  We discuss what iPhone would be best for you with the new iPhone 12 announced there are so many models still available one may fit you better than others. Which iPhones are Dave and Kelly getting? This is a great guide to all iPhone sizes. iPhone 12 Size Comparison: All iPhone Models Side by Side Magsafe Charging will it be worth it? We discuss the new way to charge iPhones.  No more power adapters and they include the Lightning to USB-C cable pick yourself up a 100W USB-C charger 100W, AUKEY Omnia USB C Charger (Upgraded) with GaNFast Technology, PD Charger Power Delivery 3.0  iPhone 11 Pro Max,  5G in a few minutes what is it and why did Apple make such a big deal about it during the event this week?  Dave bought a new mesh router from Netgear with WIFI 6.He wanted to discuss how amazingly easy it was to set up just using a iPhone and the Nighthawk App. This is a link to the Costco Site. https://www.costco.com/netgear-nighthawk-whole-home-mesh-wifi-6-system%2c-3-pack.product.100536361.html Tips Safari in iOS Tips Translate in Safari When you navigate to a website an want to translate it Tap the Aa button in the bar and select translate. Show the settings and show how to add languages to make it easier to translate. Toggle between English and other language. Privacy Report - Click the Aa button on the bar and select Privacy report. You would be amazed how many trackers there are on some websites.  Brower Default - When you install other browsers like Firefox, Edge, Chrome, and some others you now can change the default browser. Goto Settings > in this case Chrome and select Default Browser. Clipboard privacy. iOS 14 now is watching when apps use your clipboard. When you copy and paste something from one app to another you will get a warning like this. About our Guest Kelly Guimont writes for The Mac Observer and is the host of The Daily Observations Podcast. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @verso

1hr 2mins

16 Oct 2020

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TMO Contributor Kelly Guimont (#13)

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Kelly Guimont is a long-time podcaster, Contributing Editor for The Mac Observer, the host of the Mac Observer’s Daily Observations podcast, and a tech support guru. In her 13th appearance, Kelly and I chat about our favorite movies and TV shows of late. I open segment #1 with a rave review of the series Warrior Nun (Netflix). Kelly has seen all 10 episodes too, and also gives it a thumbs up. John then reviews the documentary series Still Standing. (Amazon). Kelly tells us, with enthusiasm, about Bill and Ted Face the Music (iTunes) and Lovecraft Country (HBO). In turn, John delves into a critical review of Upload (Netflix). And there’s bonus material. Join us as we explore together what’s great (and not so great) about these shows. My Background Mode interview with Kelly Guimont Kelly on Twitter. Warrior Nun [Netflix] Still Standing [Amazon] Bill and Ted Face the Music [iTunes] Lovecraft Country [HBO] Upload [Netflix] Support TMO when you buy your Apple gear from Apple. The story of my Background Mode podcast. Inside TMO’s Background Mode Podcast. TMO Background Mode Twitter feed. Archive of all Background Mode Shows. Background Mode at iTunes. Send your comments to observations@macobserver.com or marty@macobserver.com

33mins

8 Sep 2020

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TMO Contributor Kelly Guimont (#12)

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Kelly Guimont is a long-time podcaster, Contributing Editor for The Mac Observer, the host of the Mac Observer’s Daily Observations podcast, and a tech support guru. In her 12th appearance, Kelly and I chat about our favorite movies and TV shows of late. I open segment #1 with an extended review of the Tom Hanks movie Greyhound (Apple TV+). Next we turn to a Kelly favorite Black Monday (Showtime). I then talk about two favorite murder mystery TV shows Death in Paradise S9 (Amazon) and The Mentalist (Amazon). Kelly tells us about Romancing the Stone (DVD) and Billions (Showtime). Join us as we explore together what’s great about these shows. Today our sponsor is MacPaw. One of MacPaw’s apps I want to tell you about is CleanMyMac X. CleanMyMac X is a beautifully designed application for managing clutter on your Mac. It shows you exactly what’s stored on your Mac revealing app leftovers and system junk that you didn’t know existed. The app’s most popular feature is the Smart Scan. It examines your system for system log files and user cache that is no longer needed. Smart Scan also does a quick malware scan. Time to complete? A few seconds. Designed for macOS 10.10 and higher, CleanMyMac X helps speed up even the oldest machines – the Maintenance feature offers multiple tweaks to optimize your slow system. Installation takes just a couple of minutes. CleanMyMac X has a trial mode, which allows you to try out the app’s features for free and decide whether it works for you. Visit macpaw.com/podcast to purchase as subscription and use coupon code BGM2020 to receive 5% off. Click the “buy now” button, then scroll to the bottom of your screen to enter the code before completing your purchase. CleanMyMac X is also now available in the Apple App Store. So check it out. And thanks MacPaw for being our sponsor! My Background Mode interview with Kelly Guimont Kelly on Twitter. Greyhound [Apple TV+] Death in Paradise S9 [Amazon] The Mentalist [Amazon] Black Monday [Showtime] Billions [Showtime] Romancing the Stone [DVD] Support TMO when you buy your Apple gear from Apple. The story of my Background Mode podcast. Inside TMO’s Background Mode Podcast. TMO Background Mode Twitter feed. Archive of all Background Mode Shows. Background Mode at iTunes. Send your comments to observations@macobserver.com or marty@macobserver.com

35mins

20 Jul 2020

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100 - iPhone SE is it for you and 100th Episode Celebration - With Kelly Guimont

In Touch with iOS

Episode 100 of In Touch With iOS Dave and Warren are joined by guest Kelly Guimont. We celebrate 100 episodes and play back some memorable moments. Plus HBOMax is here we discuss these services and Dave reviews a new podcast app GoodPods a social Podcast network.   The show notes are at InTouchwithiOS.com 
Direct Link to Audio We discuss the 100th episode celebration and mention the opening sound byte from the very first Macstock where Dave was influenced by Chuck Joiner and others and then he got the podcaster itch. Link to Macstock 2015 discussion News Many Apple Stores are opening back up. More than half of Apple Stores worldwide have reopened Which Apple Stores are Now Open? The Mac Observer Apple Reissuing Numerous iOS App Updates, Potentially Related to Recent 'This App is No Longer Shared' Bug You can now watch Quibi shows on a TV using AirPlay Hackers release a new jailbreak that unlocks every iPhone Who jailbreaks their iPhones these days? Warren did, then didn’t, then did again, then didn’t Topics We begin our topics for the 100th episode and go back in time with a clip from Episode 32. Dave was lucky enough along with Mike Potter from MacStock to visit the Apple store Michigan Ave Chicago for his Apple user group and brought us into their board room for presentations. Beta this week. Warren withdrawal time there is no beta right now iOS 13.5 is current as we wait on WWDC announcements. We debated last week about will iOS14 be delivered as well as the new iPhones and clarify.  We are seeing many online sellers including Woot offer really cheap older phones (of course the are already sold out). Well the iPhone SE is such a solid phone and has been out for about 1 month now. We talk about how this iPhone has done in the lower priced market.  We play another clip from one of the past 100 episodes. This is from episode 40 one of my first guests was Kelly Guimont. HBO Max Launches on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV There is lots of confusion there are 3 articles we reference. We also talk about the App on iOS, iPad OS and AppleTV. They at the last minute included HBO Max as part of the subscription  Xfinity released the Peacock streaming service on the X1 platform we compare this and they will release this service with online streaming  and iOS app in July.  Our last clip is from episode 35 it was Chuck Joiner’s first appearance on the show.  Apps Dave SpendStack GoodPods Social Podcast Network App Link About our Guest Kelly Guimont writes for The Mac Observer and is the host of The Daily Observations Podcast. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @verso About our Co-Host Co-Host Warren Sklar @Wsklar is an IT Consultant and moderator of the Mac To The Future FaceBook Group with over 3000 members talking about all things Apple. Request to join this group to be among people who love Apple.

1hr 30mins

29 May 2020

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TMO Contributor Kelly Guimont (#11)

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Kelly Guimont is a long-time podcaster, Contributing Editor for The Mac Observer, the host of the Mac Observer’s Daily Observations podcast, and a tech support guru. In her 11th appearance, Kelly and I chat about our favorite TV shows of the 1980s as well as some of our favorite, recent movies. I open segment #1 with a fond recollection by both us us for Miami Vice (Starz), then similar feelings about Hill Street Blues (Hulu). A Kelly favorite along with me was: Magnum P.I. (Amazon). In segment #2 we critiqued Knives Out (iTunes), Onward (Disney+), Saving Mr. Banks (Netflix) and superb scifi The Lost Room (Amazon). Join us as we explore together what’s great about these shows. Today our sponsor is MacPaw. One of MacPaw’s apps I want to tell you about is CleanMyMac X. CleanMyMac X is a beautifully designed application for managing clutter on your Mac. It shows you exactly what’s stored on your Mac revealing app leftovers and system junk that you didn’t know existed. The app’s most popular feature is the Smart Scan. It examines your system for system log files and user cache that is no longer needed. Smart Scan also does a quick malware scan. Time to complete? A few seconds. Designed for macOS 10.10 and higher, CleanMyMac X helps speed up even the oldest machines – the Maintenance feature offers multiple tweaks to optimize your slow system. Installation takes just a couple of minutes. CleanMyMac X has a trial mode, which allows you to try out the app’s features for free and decide whether it works for you. Visit macpaw.com/podcast to purchase as subscription and select the right license for your needs. CleanMyMac X is also now available in the Apple App Store. So check it out. And thanks MacPaw for bring our sponsor! My Background Mode interview with Kelly Guimont Kelly on Twitter. Knives Out Onward (Disney+) Saving Mr. Banks (Netflix) The Lost Room (Amazon) The Bridges at Toko-Ri (Amazon) Support TMO when you buy your Apple gear from Apple. The story of my Background Mode podcast. Inside TMO’s Background Mode Podcast. TMO Background Mode Twitter feed. Archive of all Background Mode Shows. Background Mode at iTunes. Send your comments to observations@macobserver.com or marty@macobserver.com

37mins

18 May 2020

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