Thu, 7 May 2015
For years Apple has been reportedly working their magic on the worst device in every home—the remote control. And now, with a rumored new Apple TV on the the horizon, we’ll tell you why an Apple-hewn controller could be its flagship feature. Plus: how to create your own Apple Watch band; how to share your digital heartbeat with other lonely Apple Watch wearers; and we vote on our favorite new gadgets on an all-new Faves ’N Raves.
And stick around for CultCast 2nd hour with our guest, award-winning graphic designer and professor, Sean Adams. Sean shares his insights, tools, and tips for breaking into the design industry, building a name for yourself, and why everyone needs to care about design.
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This week’s links
Lonely Apple Watch buyers turn to the Internet to share their heartbeats
Read more at http://www.cultofmac.com/321618/lonely-apple-watch-buyers-turn-to-the-internet-to-share-their-heartbeats/#aboVz29u4K8PAuTS.99
How to add your own custom band to Apple Watch
Read more at http://www.cultofmac.com/321556/how-to-add-your-own-custom-band-to-apple-watch/#Ivbgo0IzCsI3UDAQ.99
How third-party bands are allowed to work with Apple Watch
Read more at http://www.cultofmac.com/321601/how-third-party-bands-are-allowed-to-work-with-apple-watch/#lJjpFKGJb1YkI8R1.99
Apple’s aggressive music ambitions draw DOJ scrutiny
Read more at http://www.cultofmac.com/321512/apples-aggressive-music-ambitions-draw-doj-scrutiny/#5GzQvcoTGIyGwQ6J.99
Patents suggest Apple TV wand full of Cupertino magic
Read more at http://www.cultofmac.com/321683/patents-suggest-apple-tv-wand-full-of-cupertino-magic/#1pJCCHBRZ3kdQhGB.99
Apple is planning to launch its new TV box this summer
Read more at http://www.cultofmac.com/321592/apple-tv-remote-is-getting-a-trackpad-this-summer/#5uzkVdaFRr8qlser.99
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