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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 / 16:00 UTC.

Episode Date
iOS 459: Learn New Skills With These Apps
1:33:25

iOS Today (Audio)

On this week's iOS Today with Mikah Sargent and guest Megan Morrone:

  • Learn new skills with these apps: LinkedIn Learning, Sing bot, How to Draw, Memrise, Swift Playgrounds, and Primer.
  • News: Megan Morrone shows off her new Apple Card; Apple's new Apple TV+ show, "The Morning Show" gets a trailer; scuba divers find a working iPhone X at the bottom of a lake; Goldman Sachs is dabbling with subprime lending via the Apple Card, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hires an Apple Health researcher.
  • Viewer Feedback: Using text-to-speech with iOS 13's new and improved Siri, location and sync issues on iOS 13, and improving battery life on the Apple Watch after overnight wearing.
  • Megan's App Cap: The Medium App
  • Mikah's App Cap: Shiba Force

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Megan Morrone

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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Aug 13, 2019
iOS 458: Apps for Shopping Smart
1:56:07

iOS Today (Audio)

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

  • Shopping smart and saving money: CamelCamelCamel, Wish, Jet, The NTWRK, Down to Shop, Honey, and Leo & Mikah's thoughts on Groupon.
  • News:
    • Apple rolls out the Apple Card to some users;
    • the FTC is investigating Apple and Amazon's recent deal;
    • Apple suspends human grading of Siri requests
  • Leo & Mikah tell you everything you never wanted to know about VELCRO and hook & loop fasteners.
  • Viewer Feedback: Scanning documents with a physical scanner and app, using multiple password managers, dispelling the myths surrounding cookies.
  • Leo's App Cap: DJI RoboMaster S1
  • Mikah's App Cap: Endel

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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Aug 06, 2019
iOS 457: Apps for Sleep and Meditation
1:25:51

iOS Today (Audio)

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

  • Meditation, focus and sleep: Buddhify meditation, the Beautyrest Sleeptracker, Welltory heart rate variability, white noise apps, and Pillow automatic sleep tracker.
  • News: Sony is crowdfunding a wearable air conditioner, there's a Pokémon GO invitational tournament coming up, Siri requests are sometimes 'graded' by humans, and the 2019 iPhone Photography Awards have been announced.
  • Viewer Feedback: Sending GIFs to Android users, fixing FaceTime calling errors, and our predictions on when Photoshop is coming to the iPad Pro.
  • Leo's App Cap: Sky: Children of the Light
  • Mikah's App Cap: Serato Pyro

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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Jul 30, 2019
iOS 456: Privacy Tools and Tips
1:40:20

iOS Today (Audio)

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

  • Privacy Tools & Tips: iOS' Privacy settings, Signal Messenger, EFF's security guide, Startpage.com, Tiny Hardware Firewall VPN Client, Keybase
  • News: How a spyware tool could harvest iCloud data, a Bluetooth exploit that can track iOS devices, and the new emoji coming to iPhone this fall.
  • Viewer Feedback: What to do with a used iPad that is iCloud locked, why Walkie Talkie app can't connect on Apple Watch, and velcro vs Hook & Loop.
  • Leo & Mikah's App Caps: Firefox Focus & GIF Maker by Momento.

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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Jul 23, 2019
iOS 455: Apps for Foodies
1:47:44

iOS Today (Audio)

Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent talk about their favorite food apps from sharing recipes to tracking calories, Leo turns his iPad into a second screen for his Macbook Air with macOS Catalina's Sidecar, Mikah tries out a new hairstyle with the AI photo-editor FaceApp, and Picstructions founder demo's their app for creating and sharing step-by-step instructions. Plus, Mikah has an app for getting a cellular data plan that uses the iPhone's eSIM and Leo shows how to create the perfect Instagram Story with Unfold.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

Guest: Dave Smith

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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Jul 16, 2019
iOS 454: Must-Have Travel Tech
1:24:02

iOS Today (Audio)

Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent dig through their backpacks to share their travel tech essentials, try out FaceTime's fake eye contact feature 'Attention Correction' in iOS 13 Public Beta 2, and Leo's all-in for Apple bring back its Texas Hold'em game in celebrating 10 years of the App Store.

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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Jul 09, 2019
iOS 453: The Best Writing Apps for iOS
1:19:55

iOS Today (Audio)

We welcome Mikah Sargent to the TWiT family as co-host for iOS Today and other TWiT shows. Leo and Mikah share their favorite writing apps like Scrivener and Ulysses and discuss Jony Ive leaving Apple, Apple Music surpassing 60 million subscribers, and how Apple News+ is underperforming. For their App Caps, Mikah picks wallpaper-finding apps Background and Wallpaper Wizard 2, and Leo shows off Spike, which simplifies your email's inbox into the chatting experience of a messaging app.

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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Jul 02, 2019
iOS 452: 2019 Apple Design Award Winners
2:05:44

iOS Today (Audio)

Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent show off the winning apps for the 2019 Apple Design Awards and try out the top features in the public beta release of iPadOS. Plus, Leo ditches Pokémon Go for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

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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Jun 25, 2019
iOS 451: HomeKit Tips 2019
1:12:14

iOS Today (Audio)

Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent talk about new home automation features coming in HomeKit this fall like Secure Video. Plus, Mikah shares the soon-to-be 'Sherlocked' app Vignette that updates all your contact photos and Leo shows how to transcribe speech with Otter Voice Notes.

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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Jun 18, 2019
iOS 450: Automation in iOS 2019
1:18:55

iOS Today (Audio)

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone talk to Rosemary Orchard of the Automators Podcast on Relay FM about Shortcuts and other automation in iOS and iPad OS. Plus, her thoughts on WWDC 2019. Also, Megan shows Leo how to use the Stylebook app to organize his closet.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone

Guest: 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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Jun 11, 2019