The CultCast

This week: Big battery and camera improvements are coming to iPhone! Plus: the Continuity features every Apple user MUST know; Apple preps their own version of ChatGPT;

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This week's stories

Stacked batteries could let iPhone 15 go longer between charges

  • Apple will put batteries that could last up to 10% longer in the upcoming iPhone 15 series, according to an unconfirmed report. These will be stacked batteries rather than wound ones.


2024 iPhone could get 12× telephoto zoom lens

  • While this year’s model reportedly will introduce a new periscope lens, the iPhone 16 Pro Max could come with an ultra-long telephoto periscope lens capable of 12× optical zoom.


6 mind-blowing Continuity features every Apple user should know

  • Nothing illustrates the power of Apple’s ecosystem like the Continuity features that help your Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch work seamlessly together.


Apple gets ready to take on ChatGPT with ‘Apple GPT’

  • Apple reportedly developed its own generative AI chatbot that’s very similar to OpenAI’s ChatGPT. While it might never be released, the underlying tech is already going into the company’s applications and services.


The Mac Pro we all want is 6 years away — at least

  • Similar to how the M1 Ultra was comprised of two M1 Max chips interposed together for double the power, when the tipster talks about “the quad chip,” he or she is referring to the rumored M1 Extreme that would have been comprised of four M1 Max chips.


Enter to win a leather MacBook folio from Harber London [Cult of Mac giveaway]

  • Giving away one Slim Leather Folio Laptop Case No. 7 from Harber London!


Apple Card contributes to another $667 million loss for Goldman Sachs: ‘We did not execute well’

  • The exact amount of losses Goldman Sachs has seen with its Apple partnership isn’t quite clear, but since 2020 it’s somewhere in the ballpark of $1-3 billion.


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