Where for Art Thou Esim? [Podcast]


This episode of the iPad guild podcast looks at eSims. With iOS 12.1.1, eSims are now available, but how available are they, what are they even for and why couldn’t I get one for my upcoming travel.


  • Intro
  • Why I was interested in getting an ESim
  • The trouble with eSims in the UK
  • What actually are eSims and why would you want one
  • Final thoughts
  • Outro


Are you interested in eSims or using one?

iPad Guild Podcast Episode 3: iOS 12 Beta Impressions

After two weeks or so on the iOS 12 beta I thought I’d share some of my early impressions including the things which are really great…and those things which are not so great. Mostly great.

Here’s the running order

  • Intro
  • Good things!
    • Speed and performance improvements
    • The improvements in camera import
    • Notification improvements
    • Screen Time
    • FaceTime
  • What’s perhaps not so good
    • Siri Suggestions
    • Photo App improvements?
    • Gestures!!!!
  • Can’t say
  • Overall
  • Conclusion

I’d love your thoughts, are you running the iOS 12 Beta? What do you make of it?