Category Archives: iPhone 14

Episode 242, Apple launches Journal, a new app to reflect on everyday moments and life’s special events



In this episode, we will be discussing Journal, a new iPhone app available starting this week, which helps users reflect and practice gratitude through journaling, which has been shown to improve wellbeing. With Journal, users can capture and write about everyday moments and special events in their lives, and include photos, videos, audio recordings, locations, and more to create rich memories.  It’s a great app to learn how to use and start off the new year journalling your way through the 2024.

Journal, a new iPhone app that helps users reflect on everyday moments and special events in their lives, uses on-device machine learning to create personalized suggestions to inspire a user’s journal entries.
To help inspire journal entries, personalized suggestions can be intelligently curated from a user’s recent activity, such as photos, people, places, workouts, and more.
To help inspire journal entries, personalized suggestions can be intelligently curated from a user’s recent activity, such as photos, people, places, workouts, and more.
Journal uses on-device machine learning to create personalized suggestions to inspire a user’s journal entries.

Episode 228, Apple Card’s Savings account by Goldman Sachs reaches over $10 billion in deposits



This podcast will tell you about Apple’s announcement Wednesday that Apple Card’s high-yield Savings account offered by Goldman Sachs has reached over $10 billion in deposits from users since launching in April. You will learn more about this feature available for use on Apple devices.

Launched in April, Apple Card’s high-yield Savings account by Goldman Sachs has seen more than $10 billion in deposits.
Users can easily set up and manage their Savings account directly from Apple Card in Wallet.

Episode 217, Apple release iOS 16.4 and announces Worldwide Developer’s Conference June 5-9



In this episode, we will discuss Apple’s introduction of release of iOS 16.4, what changes it brings to users, and the announcement of the 2023 Worldwide Developer’s Conference starting on June 5.  You can find more information at the Apple Developer Site at https://developer.apple.com/wwdc23/special-event/

Entire conference available online for all developers, with a special in-person experience at Apple Park on June 5.  You can find more information on the Developer App or the Apple Developer Site.

Episode 215, Apple introduces ‘Shop with a Specialist over Video’



In this episode, we will discuss Apple’s introduction of “Shop with a Specialist over Video”.  Learn how customers in the U.S. can now connect with an Apple Specialist using video to shop the iPhone lineup.  You can start the process shopping online for your next iPhone at the following Apple website: https://apple.com/shop/buy-iphone .

Using Shop with a Specialist over Video on apple.com, customers can connect with an Apple Specialist for world-class service and expert advice on selecting the best iPhone model and financing options for them.
The new Shop with a Specialist over Video experience on apple.com allows customers in the U.S. to connect with Apple retail team members via a safe and secure, one-way video shopping session.

Episode 214, Apple debuts new iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus; Apple invites ‘Ted Lasso’ fans to ‘believe’ with new Today at Apple session



In this episode, we will discuss Apple’s introduction of new iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus models in the color yellow.  In the second half of the podcast we will inform listeners about Apple’s invitation to Ted Lasso fans to take part in an interactive Today at Apple session to create their personal “Believe” Locker Room” poster sign.  You can find out more about Today at Apple at https://www.apple.com/today/calendar/

A beautiful yellow joins the lineup, with incredible battery life, a powerful dual-camera system for pro-level photos and videos, and groundbreaking safety capabilities, including Emergency SOS via satellite and Crash Detection.
iPhones include the new Yellow along with Product Red, Blue, Midnight, Purple, and Starlight.
‘Ted Lasso’ returns to Apple TV+ on Wednesday, March 15, followed by new episodes every Wednesday through May 31.
‘Ted Lasso’ fans can create their own version of Coach Lasso’s locker room sign using brushes and layers on iPad with Apple Pencil.

Episode 211, Apple issues critical update correcting the triggering of erroneous emergency messages and dispatches; how to enable and disable crash detection



In this episode, we will discuss Apple issuing a critical updatie to 16.3.1 to correct a critical feature which has triggered erroneous emergency messages causing false dispatches.  This is an important to recreational enthusiasts who participate in activities where a fall may occur,  This patch is intended to correct the issue, however, we will tell you how to manually enable and disable crash detection .

Whether it’s skiing, snowboarding, tubing or sledding, any recreational sport where a fall is possible, this Apple update is a necessary and needs to be made as quickly as possible.
We will also tell you how to turn on and off crash detection is desired.

Episode 205, Apple ‘Rings in the New Year’ with new fitness award; Apple announces 2023 Major League Soccer Apple TV schedule



In this episode, we will discuss the announcement that you’ll be able to work towards earning the Ring in the New Year activity badge beginning on Sunday, January 1, 2023 and we will follow up on our earlier podcast with Apple announcing the Major League Soccer, or commonly referred to as MLS, Apple TV schedule (https://mlssoccer.com/schedule).  We have got a lot to cover in this New Year’s edition.

Apple Watch users will once again in 2023 be able to complete an Activity Challenge for New Year’s. Those who close all three of their stand/roll, exercise, and move rings for seven days in a row at any point in January will earn a special award in the Fitness app and custom animated stickers that can be used in the Messages and FaceTime apps.
Fans can visit https://apple.co/MySportsMLS on iPhone or iPad to be directed right to the Apple TV app and follow their favorite Major League Soccer clubs, and get alerts before upcoming games.

Episode 201, Winter ‘Slopes’ App offers new features for Apple Watch and Ultra winter ski and snowboarding enthusiasts



In this podcast we will review the winter skiing and snowboarding application ‘Slopes’ and all its new features for Apple Watch and Apple Watch Ultra owners this season.  We will additionally tell you about a new Action Button feature that has been added to the Apple Watch Ultra for the Slopes application.  Happy Holidays!


Episode 200, Emergency SOS via satellite available today on the iPhone 14 lineup in the US and Canada



In this podcast we will tell you about Apple’s announcement today that emergency SOS via satellite is available on the iPhone 14 lineup in the US and Canada.  iPhone 14 users can now connect with emergency services when cellular and Wi-Fi coverage are not available; the service extends to France, Germany, Ireland, and the UK in December. We will talk about this new potential life-saving feature and how it works and use it.

Apple’s groundbreaking safety service Emergency SOS via satellite becomes available to customers in the US and Canada starting Tuesday, Nov. 14.
With Emergency SOS via satellite, users can send and receive messages in as little as 15 seconds in clear conditions
The intuitive interface guides the user where to point their iPhone to connect to a satellite.
With Emergency SOS via satellite, users can send and receive messages in as little as 15 seconds in clear conditions.
When users want to reassure friends and family of their whereabouts while traveling off the grid, they can open the Find My app and share their location via satellite.

Episode 195, Safety Check on iPhone works to keep you safe; iPhone 14 Plus now available in stores



In this episode, we will discuss how Safety Check on iPhone works to keep you safe and briefly cover the launching of the iPhone 14 Plus.

You can use Safety Check to check whom you’re sharing information with, restrict Messages and FaceTime to your iPhone, reset system privacy permissions for apps, change your passcode, change your Apple ID password, and more.
iPhone 14 Plus features a durable and sophisticated aerospace-grade aluminum design in five beautiful colors — midnight, blue, starlight, purple, and (PRODUCT)RED.1 With an expansive 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR display, iPhone 14 Plus is great for seeing more content on-screen, having a larger canvas for on-the-go photo and video editing, and watching TV and movies. And the larger display, combined with A15 Bionic with a 5-core GPU makes it a bargain at its current pricing.