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Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent love their iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches so much they're hosting iOS Today, the TWiT network's first show highlighting the best apps, most helpful tools, coolest tricks, and essential news surrounding iOS. Contact iOS Today at iOSToday@twit.tv or 757-504-IPAD (4723).Records live every Tuesday at 12:00pm Eastern / 9:00am Pacific / 17:00 UTC.

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Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent love their iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches so much they're hosting iOS Today, the TWiT network's first show highlighting the best apps, most helpful tools, coolest tricks, and essential news surrounding iOS. Contact iOS Today at iOSToday@twit.tv or 757-504-IPAD (4723).Records live every Tuesday at 12:00pm Eastern / 9:00am Pacific / 17:00 UTC.

iTunes Ratings

694 Ratings
Average Ratings
442
105
57
33
57

Excellent - like the old TechTV days!

By ToneTone541 - Mar 08 2019
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Leo and Megan are wonderful and should always be broadcasting. Very friendly and helpful.

Entertaining iOS show

By TRICKorDEVICE - Jun 27 2016
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An entertaining podcast with good production values.

iTunes Ratings

694 Ratings
Average Ratings
442
105
57
33
57

Excellent - like the old TechTV days!

By ToneTone541 - Mar 08 2019
Read more
Leo and Megan are wonderful and should always be broadcasting. Very friendly and helpful.

Entertaining iOS show

By TRICKorDEVICE - Jun 27 2016
Read more
An entertaining podcast with good production values.
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iOS Today (Video HI)

Latest release on Jan 14, 2020

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Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent love their iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches so much they're hosting iOS Today, the TWiT network's first show highlighting the best apps, most helpful tools, coolest tricks, and essential news surrounding iOS. Contact iOS Today at iOSToday@twit.tv or 757-504-IPAD (4723).Records live every Tuesday at 12:00pm Eastern / 9:00am Pacific / 17:00 UTC.

Rank #1: iOS 473: How We Watch and Listen on iOS

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On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent:

  • How we watch and listen on iOS: Audible, Pocket Casts, Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV+, Disney+, Spotify, Apple Music, Plex
  • Apple announces press event on December 2: https://cnb.cx/2NZlf5c
  • Apple to remove vaping apps from the app store: http://bit.ly/2s29McR
  • Update to iOS and iPadOS 13.2.3 Today to Squash These Bugs: http://bit.ly/2KACdVF
  • Apple launches Research app, US users can enroll in three health studies: http://bit.ly/2D0BoBi
  • AirPods prank sees people trying to pick up stickers from the street: http://bit.ly/2s0ydXZ
  • Apple warns of risks from German law to open up mobile payments: https://reut.rs/2Ougfoe
  • Viewer Feedback: A Linux shell emulator on iPadOS and redeeming an Apple TV+ subscription on a Family Sharing account.
  • Blink Shell: https://apple.co/2XsIl7u
  • iSH: https://ish.app
  • Leo's App Cap: Minecraft Earth
  • Mikah's App Cap: Airtime

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Nov 19 2019

2hr 6mins

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Rank #2: iOS 475: Becoming Bread: Unique iOS Games

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On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent:

  • Unique iOS games: Steppy Pants, Goat Simulator, I Am Bread, Smash the Office, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, Sausage Legend Fighting Games, Universal Paperclips, and Chicken Scream.
  • News: Apple announces the best apps and games and the Apple Music Awards. Apple Pay Express Transit comes to London. Apple offers an extended three-month trial of Apple News+. Designer Elvin Hu turns an iPhone into an iPod Classic with the original click wheel and Cover Flow.
  • Viewer Feedback: Some follow-up regarding the Shure MV88 and USB-C options and whether or not an iPhone can have charge-specific settings for display sleep.
  • Leo's App Cap: PhotoCard by Bill Atkinson
  • Mikah's App Cap: okayso

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Dec 03 2019

1hr 42mins

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Rank #3: iOS 474: iOS Thanksgiving 2019

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On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent:

  • Plan and celebrate Thanksgiving: Evite.com, Paprika Recipe Manager 3, Pinterest, Food Network Kitchen, Tasty, Yummly, AnyList.
  • News: Apple has a new battery case for its iPhones 11, Pixelmator Photo is free for 24 hours, Apple pulls customer reviews from its online store, Apple is launching a new "Apple Music for Business" service, Apple says it doesn't want folks fixing their iPhones because they may hurt themselves, Apple is reshuffling its bug fix efforts in iOS 14.
  • Viewer Feedback: Getting notifications on both the Apple Watch and iPhone, using a Shure MV88 microphone with an iPad Pro, and adjusting health records in the Health app for iOS.
  • Leo's App Cap: MyTSA
  • Mikah's App Cap: Cocoon

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Nov 26 2019

1hr 49mins

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Rank #4: iOS 472: The History of Pocket Casts with Russell Ivanovic

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On this week's iOS Today with Mikah Sargent and Russell Ivanovic:

  • Russell Ivanovic talks about the founding of Shifty Jelly and the creation of Pocket Casts.
  • News: Apple's AR headset could ship in 2022 followed by AR glasses in 2023, the New York Department of Financial Services is investigating Goldman Sachs after claims of sexism in the approval process for Apple Card, Apple removes an app used to stalk users on Instagram after Instagram sent the app's maker a cease and desist order.
  • Russell's App Cap: Streaks Workout - https://apple.co/2O36BsE
  • Mikah's App Cap: Elgato Screen Link - https://apple.co/33F01iD

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Russell Ivanovic

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Nov 12 2019

1hr 32mins

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iOS 481: iOS Accessories Worth Owning

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On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent:

  • iOS accessories worth owning: Defense Vertical Duo, myCharge HubMax Universal, myCharge UnPlugged 10K, mophie charge stream vent mount, Anker PowerPort Atom PD 1, Brydge Pro+ Wireless Keyboard with Trackpad
  • News: Apple responds to claims it isn't helping law enforcement with the Pensacola shooting investigation, Apple uses automated technology to scan photos for potential child abuse, Masimo is suing Apple for allegedly stealing its watch tech, Apple's press release details its Services wins, the EU wants Apple to kill the Lightning port but it might be doing that already, and TikTok takes the top spot for most iOS downloads in Q4 of 2019.
  • Viewer Feedback: The difference between iOS updates in iTunes and the Finder versus over-the-air updates directly on the device and updating watchOS-specific notifications for WhatsApp.
  • Mikah's App Cap: MusicHarbor
  • Leo's App Cap: RadarScope

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

Jan 14 2020

1hr 36mins

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iOS 480: Track Your Habits in 2020

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On this week's iOS Today with Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard:

  • Habit tracking with iOS: Streaks, When Did I?, Lifewheel, Remente, Don't Break the Chain, Habitica, Productive, Today
  • News: Apple now offers emoji engraving options for AirPods, Apple claims nine of 10 top spots for device activations over the holiday week, Brydge announces a new Brydge Pro+ keyboard with a trackpad, iPhone 11 Pro's Night Mode feature doesn't work with the telephoto lens, Apple is very serious about its slofies.
  • Viewer Feedback: An update on permissions troubleshooting for photo apps (hint: Don't forget Screen Time!).
  • Mikah's App Cap: Pocket Build
  • Rosemary's App Cap: Stylebook

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Jan 07 2020

1hr 34mins

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iOS 479: iOS Today's 2019 Year in Review

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Mikah Sargent had quite a fun year joining Leo Laporte on the 2019 iOS train! Let's take a look back at the highlights from the past 12 months, from memes and backpacks to FaceApp and Megan's Apple Card experience! Happy New Year!

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

Dec 31 2019

58mins

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iOS 478: A Decade of iPad

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On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent:

  • Our favorite apps & games of 2019: Pocket Casts, Apple Research, Day One, Text Case, Picstructions, Pixelmator, Vox, and more.
  • News: The U.S. Navy has banned TikTok from government-issued mobile devices, Apple is reportedly working on satellite-to-iPhone data transmission technology, AirPods Pro have relatively low Bluetooth latency, ToTok is a popular app that's also a spy tool, San Francisco slightly walks back its facial recognition ban after it realizes employees can't use iPhones with Face ID, and Apple introduces specs for Made for iPhone flash and strobe accessories.
  • Viewer Feedback: Digital library management, duplicate and similar photo removal on iOS, and permissions troubleshooting for photo apps.
  • Leo's App Cap: Snowflake Weather
  • Mikah's App Cap: GasBuddy

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by sending an email to iostoday@twit.tv.

Dec 24 2019

1hr 31mins

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iOS 477: Tell a Story With These iOS Apps

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On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent:

  • Tell a story with iOS apps: Quik, Snapchat, Google Photos, Apple Photos, Spark Camera, Adobe Premiere Rush for Video, Day One, Journi.
  • News: Folks aren't interested in spending much more on smartphones, AirPods are a $4-billion-per-quarter business, a BTS band member says he's lost 33 pairs of AirPods, Federico Viticci releases MusicBot, iPhone 11 Pro is knocked out in the first round of MKBHD's blind smartphone camera test, the Touch ID sensor in the new MacBook Pro could end up in future iPhones.
  • Viewer Feedback: Spending between $100 and $200, what is a good pair of in-ear headphones for a person with small ear canals?
  • Etymotic ER3SE earphones
  • Samsung Galaxy Buds
  • Jabra Elite 75t
  • Soundcore (Anker) Liberty Air
  • Mikah's App Cap: Spaceteam
  • Leo's App Cap: Any.do

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Dec 17 2019

1hr 44mins

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iOS 476: 2019 Apps & Games of the Year

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On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent:

  • iOS Apps & Games of the Year:
  • iPhone App of the Year: Spectre Camera by Lux Optics
  • iPad App of the Year: Flow by Moleskine
  • Apple TV App of the Year: The Explorers by The Explorers Network
  • iPhone Game of the Year: "Sky: Children of the Light" by thatgamecompany
  • iPad Game of the Year: "Hyper Light Drifter by Abylight S.L.
  • Apple TV Game of the Year: "Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap" by DotEmu
  • Apple Arcade Game of the Year: "Sayonara Wild Hearts" by Simogo
  • App Trend of 2019: Storytelling Simplified:
  • Anchor by Anchor FM
  • Canva: Stories & Video Maker by Canva
  • Unfold by Unfold Creative
  • Steller by Expedition Travel Advisor
  • Spark Camera by Dayworks
  • Over by Over, Inc.
  • Wattpad by Wattpad Corp.
  • Game Trend of 2019: Blockbusters Reimagined:
  • "Mario Kart Tour" by Nintendo
  • "Dr. Mario World" by Nintendo
  • "Minecraft Earth" by Mojang
  • "Pokémon Masters" by DeNA Co
  • "Assassin's Creed Rebellion" by Ubisoft
  • "Gears POP!" by Microsoft Corporation
  • "The Elder Scrolls: Blades" by Bethesda
  • "Alien: Blackout" by D3PA
  • "Call of Duty: Mobile" by Activision Publishing
  • News: Incognito Mode on Google Maps, Apple Card gets interest-free iPhone installment plan and 6% discount on Apple products until the end of the year, Lightroom for iOS adds direct import functionality, Apple leads in wearables market, the Apple Store app gets a redesign, and Apple's Clips app gets a Memoji and Animoji update.
  • Viewer Feedback: Why Apple doesn't update its stock apps as often as third-party apps update and the iPhone mount and selfie stick Leo used in iOS Today 475.
  • GRIPT Secure Smartphone Tripod Adapter
  • K-Tek Pro Tadpole
  • Leo's App Cap: myNoise
  • Mikah's App Cap: Pluto

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Dec 10 2019

1hr 51mins

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iOS 475: Becoming Bread: Unique iOS Games

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On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent:

  • Unique iOS games: Steppy Pants, Goat Simulator, I Am Bread, Smash the Office, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, Sausage Legend Fighting Games, Universal Paperclips, and Chicken Scream.
  • News: Apple announces the best apps and games and the Apple Music Awards. Apple Pay Express Transit comes to London. Apple offers an extended three-month trial of Apple News+. Designer Elvin Hu turns an iPhone into an iPod Classic with the original click wheel and Cover Flow.
  • Viewer Feedback: Some follow-up regarding the Shure MV88 and USB-C options and whether or not an iPhone can have charge-specific settings for display sleep.
  • Leo's App Cap: PhotoCard by Bill Atkinson
  • Mikah's App Cap: okayso

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Dec 03 2019

1hr 42mins

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iOS 474: iOS Thanksgiving 2019

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On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent:

  • Plan and celebrate Thanksgiving: Evite.com, Paprika Recipe Manager 3, Pinterest, Food Network Kitchen, Tasty, Yummly, AnyList.
  • News: Apple has a new battery case for its iPhones 11, Pixelmator Photo is free for 24 hours, Apple pulls customer reviews from its online store, Apple is launching a new "Apple Music for Business" service, Apple says it doesn't want folks fixing their iPhones because they may hurt themselves, Apple is reshuffling its bug fix efforts in iOS 14.
  • Viewer Feedback: Getting notifications on both the Apple Watch and iPhone, using a Shure MV88 microphone with an iPad Pro, and adjusting health records in the Health app for iOS.
  • Leo's App Cap: MyTSA
  • Mikah's App Cap: Cocoon

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Nov 26 2019

1hr 49mins

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iOS 473: How We Watch and Listen on iOS

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On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent:

  • How we watch and listen on iOS: Audible, Pocket Casts, Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV+, Disney+, Spotify, Apple Music, Plex
  • Apple announces press event on December 2: https://cnb.cx/2NZlf5c
  • Apple to remove vaping apps from the app store: http://bit.ly/2s29McR
  • Update to iOS and iPadOS 13.2.3 Today to Squash These Bugs: http://bit.ly/2KACdVF
  • Apple launches Research app, US users can enroll in three health studies: http://bit.ly/2D0BoBi
  • AirPods prank sees people trying to pick up stickers from the street: http://bit.ly/2s0ydXZ
  • Apple warns of risks from German law to open up mobile payments: https://reut.rs/2Ougfoe
  • Viewer Feedback: A Linux shell emulator on iPadOS and redeeming an Apple TV+ subscription on a Family Sharing account.
  • Blink Shell: https://apple.co/2XsIl7u
  • iSH: https://ish.app
  • Leo's App Cap: Minecraft Earth
  • Mikah's App Cap: Airtime

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

Sponsors:

Nov 19 2019

2hr 6mins

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iOS 472: The History of Pocket Casts with Russell Ivanovic

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On this week's iOS Today with Mikah Sargent and Russell Ivanovic:

  • Russell Ivanovic talks about the founding of Shifty Jelly and the creation of Pocket Casts.
  • News: Apple's AR headset could ship in 2022 followed by AR glasses in 2023, the New York Department of Financial Services is investigating Goldman Sachs after claims of sexism in the approval process for Apple Card, Apple removes an app used to stalk users on Instagram after Instagram sent the app's maker a cease and desist order.
  • Russell's App Cap: Streaks Workout - https://apple.co/2O36BsE
  • Mikah's App Cap: Elgato Screen Link - https://apple.co/33F01iD

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Russell Ivanovic

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

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

Sponsors:

Nov 12 2019

1hr 32mins

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iTunes Ratings

694 Ratings
Average Ratings
442
105
57
33
57

Excellent - like the old TechTV days!

By ToneTone541 - Mar 08 2019
Read more
Leo and Megan are wonderful and should always be broadcasting. Very friendly and helpful.

Entertaining iOS show

By TRICKorDEVICE - Jun 27 2016
Read more
An entertaining podcast with good production values.