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Join Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent for iOS Today, TWiT.tv’s podcast for all things iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and more! From app reviews to helpful tips and tricks, from the latest news to the coolest accessories, Rosemary and Mikah will help you make the most of all your iOS devices. Send in your questions and feedback to iOSToday@twit.tv. Records live every Friday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

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iOS 532: New Year, New Resolutions - Apps for Habit Tracking, Language Learning, Journaling, Coding, and More!
1:49:33

Rosemary and Mikah share some of their favorite apps for learning new skills, journaling, maintaining habits, and improving oneself in the new year.

On this week's iOS Today:

  • New year, new resolutions: Henry habit, Duolingo, Primer, Foodnoms, Daylio, Everyday Habit Tracker, Reflectly, Py
  • News: The best Apple-related accessories at CES 2021, Apple launches major new Racial Equity and Justice Initiative projects to challenge systemic racism, advance racial equity nationwide, Report: Apple in talks with production companies to launch 'podcasting subscription service.'
  • Listener feedback: Apps to help with moving house, adding Echo devices to a HomeKit setup, the app we use to show our iPads and iPhones on screen.
  • Rosemary's App Cap: Stylebook
  • Mikah's App Cap: Product Hunt

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 16, 2021
iOS 531: Rosemary's Top 10 Apps - OmniFocus, Drafts, Apollo, Cardhop, and More
1:38:25

On this week's iOS Today:

  • Rosemary Orchard's Top 10 Apps: Shortcuts, OmniFocus, Drafts, Carrot Weather, Apollo, Cardhop, Widgetsmith, NetNewsWire, Yoink, Pushcut
  • News: Guided audio walking workouts may be coming to Apple Watch. After claiming it was working with Apple on its car project, Hyundai has reversed course. A new iPad Pro with a mini-LED display may be coming in March. After more rumors of Apple's AirTags, accessory makers seem to be working on products for the Find My devices.
  • Listener feedback: iPad purchasing advice, THE {} AND relationship app, and installing a VPN at the router level.
  • Rosemary's App Cap: Doubletake: http://apple.co/3s9fuDZ
  • Mikah's App Cap: Textcraft: https://apple.co/399wgKF

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 09, 2021
iOS 530: iOS Today's 2020 Year in Review - A look back at the best of iOS Today in 2020.
1:06:49

iOS Today's best apps, reviews, and moments of 2020:

  • We built a CarPlay head unit!
  • Leo threw an infuriated fowl at Mikah's head.
  • Mikah stuck GIFs on Leo's face.
  • Leo shared the details of his secret candy basement.
  • Mikah weighs in on the GIF vs. JIF debate.
  • Leo and Mikah share their sanitizing regimen.
  • While showing off Scribble Together, the app's developer stops by!
  • Leo shows Mikah how to wash his hands while singing.
  • Leo and Mikah have it out after Leo gets bored with yet another one of Mikah's apps.
  • Mikah shares a relationship-building app and everything gets very emotional.
  • Leo and Mikah get a card in the mail from PunkPost.
  • After Mikah explains why koalas frighten him, Leo proceeds to troll him.

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 22, 2020
iOS 529: iOS 14.3 & Apple Fitness+ - Apple ProRES photography, iOS 14.3 updates, Fitness+ first look
2:00:34

Leo and Mikah share the latest updates to iOS 14, including ProRAW photography, Apple Fitness+, App Clip codes, and more.

  • Apple Fitness+: The next era of fitness is here, and everyone's invited
  • Apple Fitness+ curated equipment page
  • You cannot AirPlay Apple Fitness+ to your Smart TV
  • iPad Fitness app
  • AppleVis
  • News: Apple releases iOS 14.3, watchOS 7.2, and an update for the HomePod. App Clip codes are now available to developers. Apps must now include "App Privacy" labels.
  • Listener feedback: Notification interruptions, switching from Android to iOS and making use of accessible Siri Shortcuts, and a "really hot" iPhone 11.
  • Mikah's App Cap: Keep It
  • Leo's App Cap(s): reMarkable Companion, Beautyrest Sleeptracker, Oral-B Genius

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 15, 2020
iOS 528: The Best iOS Apps & Games of 2020 - Apple's annual "Best Of" awards
1:50:38

Leo and Mikah show off Apple's picks for the best apps and games of 2020 for your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and more!

  • iPhone App of the Year: Wakeout!
  • iPhone Game of the Year: Genshin Impact
  • iPad App of the Year: Zoom
  • iPad Game of the Year: Legends of Runeterra
  • Apple TV App of the Year: Disney+
  • Apple TV Game of the Year: Dandara Trials of Fear
  • Apple Watch App of the Year: Endel
  • Mac App of the Year: Fantastical
  • Mac Game of the Year: Disco Elysium
  • Apple Arcade Game of the Year: Sneaky Sasquatch
  • App Trend of the Year: Caribu: Connecting Families
  • App Trend of the Year: Explain Everything Whiteboard: Leading the Classroom
  • App Trend of the Year: Pokémon GO: Reinventing Play
  • App Trend of the Year: ShareTheMeal: Making a Difference
  • App Trend of the Year: Shine: Practicing Self-Care
  • News: Apple introduces AirPods Max over-ear headphones, Apple announces launch date for Apple Fitness+, and researchers discover a zero-click WiFi exploit for iPhone.
  • Listener feedback: Handoff on HomePod Mini and which M1 Mac to purchase for light video editing.
  • Mikah's App Cap: Py - Learn to Code
  • Leo's App Cap: Sunshine Contacts

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 08, 2020
iOS 527: iOS Apps on Apple's New M1 Macs - HBO Max, Among Us, Aviary, and more.
1:28:26

Leo shows Mikah all the iOS apps that he's been testing on his new M1 MacBook Pro.

  • M1 MacBook Pro: HBO Max, Ember, Among Us, Aviary, Apollo for Reddit, Goat Simulator, Traeger, June, PhotoCard by Bill Atkinson, Imaging Edge Mobile, Twilio Authy (TWiT Sponsor)
  • News: Apple teams up with (RED) by donating 100% of PRODUCT(RED) proceeds to COVID-19 relief. Planning on gifting Apple products? Here are your deadlines for purchase. Italy fines Apple $12M for unfair claims re: iPhone water resistance.
  • Listener feedback: HomePod Home Theater audio. Notification sound options. Cursor shortcuts on iPhone X and iPhone 12 Pro Max.
  • Mikah's App Cap: Key by Amazon
  • Leo's App Cap: myQ

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 01, 2020
iOS 526: Plan Your Holiday & Connect With Loved Ones - Apps for Keeping in Touch and Keeping on Track
1:43:56

Rosemary Orchard joins Mikah Sargent to share loads of apps for keeping in touch and staying on schedule this holiday season.

On this week's iOS Today:

  • Holiday planning: Paprika, Crouton, Houseparty, Reminders, Due, Taskheat, Glympse, Find My, WhatsApp, Instacart, Airtime
  • News: Apple reduces App Store commission for small businesses, PBS and Apple will stream Charlie Brown holiday specials, Apple releases iOS 14.2.1 with fixes for iPhones 12, iOS 14.3 beta 2 includes a feature that bodes well for #AestheticAF Home screens.
  • Listener feedback: App Library in iOS 14, Airplane Mode automations, and apps for printing photos.
  • Rosemary's App Cap: Pivo
  • Mikah's App Cap: NFC Tools

For links and shownotes visit: https://twit.tv/ios/526

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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Nov 25, 2020
iOS 525: iPhone 12 Pro (Max) Review - Leo & Mikah share their thoughts on their new iPhones 12 Pro Max.
1:34:11

Leo and Mikah share their thoughts on their new iPhones 12 Pro Max.

  • iPhone 12 Pro Max review.
  • News: Twitter is rolling out Fleets (its take on Instagram Stories) and Spaces. The iOS 14.3 beta hints at upcoming AirPods Studio headphones. Beats are here to stay? Apple starts selling glow-in-the-dark Powerbeats.
  • Listener feedback: Hearing health notifications, improving battery life with Background App Refresh, and headphones without a microphone.
  • Mikah's App Cap: Tangle Master 3D
  • Leo's App Cap: Calory

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 17, 2020
iOS 524: Our Favorite iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch Accessories - Nomad, Anker, Pad & Quill, and more.
1:25:57

Leo and Mikah show you some of their favorite accessories for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

  • Favorite accessories: DXO One, DJI OM 4, UE BOOM 3, Anker iPhone LED Flash, Lume Cube, Anker braided iPhone cable, AUKEY Omnia 100W charger, Anker PowerPort Atom, Nomad Rugged Case for AirPods Pro, Ringke lanyard finger strap, Gript, Joby Gorillapod, Anker Nano, Anker PowerWave Stand, TYLT VU, Pad & Quill accessories, Nomad Base Station Stand, Nomad Base Station Pro, Samsung SSD X5, iFi hip-DAC, Shure MV88, Apple Watch keychain charger, HyperDrive USB C Hub, 1More Pro wireless in-ear headphones, ReSound GN.
  • News: Apple has released iOS 14.2. Austin Mann reviews the iPhone 12 Pro Max's camera.
  • Listener feedback: iPhone battery problems and sharing Instagram photos to multiple sources.
  • Mikah's App Cap: harbor - don't worry. be ready.
  • Leo's App Cap: NetNewsWire - RSS Reader

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 10, 2020
iOS 523: How to Switch From Android to iOS - Move to iOS, Apple Tips app, Apple One subscription
1:50:37

Whether you're moving over to iOS for the first time or returning after another trip to Android, Leo and Mikah help you figure out how to make the switch from Android to iOS.

  • How to Switch From Android to iOS: Move to iOS on Google Play, Apple Tips app, Apple One subscription.
  • News: Apple One subscription launches, Apple announces the "One More Thing" event, and Apple launches an AirPods Pro service program for sound issues.
  • Listener feedback: Audio permissions for Zoom on iOS. Wired CarPlay with a port-free iPhone. iOS 14.2 developer beta notification bugs.
  • Mikah's App Cap: Among Us!
  • Leo's App Cap: Widgetsmith

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 03, 2020