The CultCast

This time on The CultCast:  thirsty Germans drink the tears of Brazilian children!  Ohhh, sorry.  Too soon?  Also on the docket:  the secret Apple eBay store is back at it and selling iPhones at absurdly low prices; we pitch insanely great feature we hope Apple bakes in to Siri soon; a Youtuber gets his hands on the iPhone 6’s sapphire screen and its durability is hard to believe; and… GEEKN, the new segment where we divulge whatever gadget or activity we’re currently obsessing over.  Stay tuned till the end for that. 

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This week's stories:

Secret Apple factory outlet is the cheapest place to get an iPhone 5 

http://www.cultofmac.com/286607/apple-launches-new-secret-ebay-store-refurbished-iphone-5/#FdbhHhv6po5xSfuU.99


How Siri’s ultimate killer feature could be remembering

http://www.cultofmac.com/286521/siris-ultimate-killer-feature-remembering/#MEVH0hVBoZ7qG2lC.99

Steve Jobs was right: Tablet sales set to topple the PC market

http://www.cultofmac.com/286533/steve-jobs-right-tablet-sales-set-topple-pc-2015/#IGbC7kXHvhRmEFEK.99

Total iBeacon shipments will blow past 60 million units by 2019

http://www.cultofmac.com/286670/ibeacons-shipments-will-pass-60-million-2019/#Jg1D8XxZ1xPo3QAW.99

iPhone 6 Sapphire display emerges unscathed from brutal scratch test 

http://www.cultofmac.com/286467/iphone-6-sapphire-display-comes-scratch-test-completely-unscathed/#U4ojRrsVz8WrxhwQ.99

Battery life will still suck on ultra-slim iPhone 6

http://www.cultofmac.com/286352/thinnification-iphone-will-suck-battery-life/#qXpG6jbAE8OxdRqe.99


Foxconn is ready to release an army of robots to build the iPhone 6

http://www.cultofmac.com/286323/foxconn-ready-release-army-robots-build-iphone-6/#PeYEPBdHSxZLEEro.99

OS X Yosemite gets Dark Mode and other interface tweaks in third developer preview

http://www.cultofmac.com/286422/os-x-yosemite-gets-dark-mode-interface-tweaks-third-developer-preview/#sF6o1skpLPXmyLAW.99

All the tiny new tweaks added in iOS 8 beta 3

http://www.cultofmac.com/286369/tweaks-added-ios-8-beta-3/#WSIIWkBSwkbJBiQJ.99 

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