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Day 2 of Team Cult at the Consumer electronics show in Las Vegas!  On this this episode, we talk about the new technology introduced by Intel, Ford, Samsung, Panasonic, and other major players in their CES keynotes.

Then we reveal our favorite gadgets so far from show!

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Team Cult of Mac has descended upon Las Vegas to attend the largest and in-chargest technnology show in North America, the Consumer Electronics Show.

On this episode, we talk about some of the cool tech we've seen so far, and our why Apple wants to turn your house into an iHome.

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It's all business on this, our 50th episode of The CultCast!

We'll tell you why the New Year broke your iPhone's Do Not Disturb feature; why the iPhone 6 is already showing up in the web logs of some developers; and why Bill Gates wouldn't give his kids the Christmas gifts they *really* wanted.

But wait, there's more!

Team Cult is preparing for CES 2013, and on this episode, we'll tell you what it's like to walk the halls as press and attend the parties full of geeks, gadgets, and never—empty cocktail glasses.  Plus the tech we're most excited about this year!

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On this, our last episode ever of the year, we throw out the naughty 2012 with new iPad 5 and mini rumors, our iOS 7 hopes & dreams, and our favorite must-see movies from the year gone by.

All while discovering the true nature of one Mr. L. Kahney…  he's not who you think he is!

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On this week's CultCast, we're ending the year with our favorite gear! Don't miss our "End of Days, Faves 'N Raves," where pitch our favorite apps, accessories, games, even shows, of 2012.

But before that, we'll break down the whole Instagram debacle for you, and tell you why you should be paying attention to the big I's plans for your personal pics.

All that and Tim Cook, person of the year?

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Google's new Maps App is out for iOS!  We'll tell you what we love and don't.

Plus, a very special announcement we couldn't have made without you, our much-loved CultCast listeners.

Then, Flickr's new app; Twitter wants to be your Instagram; and don't miss our end chat on The Hobbit and, best movie of 2013, FRIGGIN' ALIENS.

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On this week's CultCast, Erfon rants: why Apple Maps has lost its luster; Ashton Kutcher does his best Steve jOBS impression; then, Tim Cook charms and makes some interesting comments in his interview with Brian Williams - we analyze!


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Apple has finally given us iTunes 11, and oh boy, is it a worthy upgrade.  We'll tell you what we like, what we don't, but more importantly, what Apple needs to make iTunes relevant again.

And then our thoughts on's baffling new iPhone accessory and social network.  Will anyone wanna buy this thing?


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Apple's Black Friday sales; Oprah's love for the iPad; and Tim Cook's favorite Thanksgiving accoutrements all on this very gravy-covered over-stuffed CultCast!


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Apple and HTC put their lawsuits behind them; Microsoft's paid cavalcade of celebrity Windows Phone endorsements make us sad; and Apple's big new plans to to fan the flames of employee innovation.

As you'll soon hear, no topic is safe from discussion on this week's CultCast!

All that and a big Faves 'N Raves controversy meltdown!


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