Thu, 29 May 2014
It’s all happening! WWDC 2014 is right around the corner, and if recent rumors are true, Apple’s about to make major moves into your home with iOS 8—we’ll fill you in. Plus, the Apple/Beats deal is a reality, and the news hits right as we’re recording.
And don't miss an all new CultCast 2nd Hour. We'll be speaking to popular Youtuber Jonathan Mann, who, for the last five years, has written one song every. single. day. We talk to Jonathan about the inspiration, perspiration, and agony of making art, and what it was like to have his songs unexpectedly featured by Steve Jobs at one of Apple's most infamous press conferences.
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Category:general -- posted at: 11:10pm PDT
Thu, 22 May 2014
This week: two incredible Apple artifacts hit the auction block; the Govern-na-tah uses iPad for shirtless selfies; Oompa-loompas leak iPad Pro pics; why the Beats acquisition could be all about video; Woz sets the FCC straight on net neutrality; and a popular travel app you should definitely download like, right now.
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WWDC Keynote - they’re gonna have one at 10am June 2nd
Apple bought Beats for video, suggests Steve Jobs’ biographer
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Category:general -- posted at: 8:46pm PDT
Thu, 15 May 2014
If all the reports ring true, Apple is about to embark on their largest acquisition ever, and the ramifications could be massive. And on this episode of The CultCast, we dissect the Apple/Beats merger, and ask the questions: what could Apple possibly have planned for the worlds most popular headphone brand? Are new wearable headphone tech a part of Apple's future? And most importantly, could the Doctor D-R-E be Apple’s next CEO?
Strap on ya gats, ya’ll...
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Category:general -- posted at: 9:03pm PDT
Thu, 8 May 2014
This time: No—those rumored new EarPods won’t measure your pulse—last week's biggest Apple rumor was a fake made up by a guy on a toilet! Plus, why you shouldn’t expect new hardware at June’s WWDC; iPhone warns you when the NSA wants you for drug trafficking; Apple’s newest executive gets a HUGE payday; Katie Cotton, Apple’s long time PR leader and Steve Jobs confidant, calls it quits; Cupertino will take on Samsung with more Guerrilla-style marketing; and since you asked, we reveal the jobs we’ve always wanted on an all-new Get To Know Your Cultist.
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Category:general -- posted at: 9:06pm PDT
Thu, 1 May 2014
This time: rumored new EarPods take your pulse and more; Updated Macbook Airs get faster and cheaper; a leaked "iPhone 6" case indicates an iPod-inspired design; Google takes on Office with new iOS apps for Drive; we ponder the state of the iPod; and we pitch our favorite tech and apps then vote on which is best… it’s an all new Faves N Raves!
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