Find Out Everything You Want to Know About New Macs, Mountain Lion, And iOS 6 On The CultCast

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New Macs! Mountain Lion! iOS 6! The second part of our WWDC special edition CultCast is now on iTunes, and in this brand new episode, no fruity pebble is left unturned.

Join us as we discuss the pros and cons of Apple’s new Macbook Pro with Retina display, the mysteriously missing iMac and Mac Pro updates, and the best and worst new features of Mountain Lion and iOS 6. Yes sir, we cover it all on this special WWDC edition MEGASODE of the CultCast.

Subscribe now on iTunes, and find out why 2012 is going to be a great year to be an Apple fan.

Full show notes ahead!

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CultCast #18 MEGASODE! Part 2 of our WWDC 2012 Coverage – No Stone Is Unturned!

On The CultCast this week

Our WWDC 2012 stories

Macs Galore!

  • The pros and cons of the new Macbook Pro with Retina display, and why you probably shouldn’t buy it but will anyway.
  • Macbook Air gets updated.
  • Why the Mac Pro only got a minor update, and how we know a better one is coming.
  • WWDC didn’t see an iMac update, but we might be getting one sooner than you think.

Mountain Lion

  • Documents in the cloud looks like Dropbox.
  • Reminders finally gets its own app.
  • Notes finally vacate the Mail app.
  • Messages gets fixed and debugged.
  • Finally, a unified Notification Center.
  • Dictation comes to the Mac.
  • System-wide sharing is cooler than it sounds.
  • Power Nap: what it is, what is does, and why is its name is so terrible.
  • AirPlay mirroring makes your Mac and Apple TV BFFs.
  • Game Center comes to the Mac; John Brownlee tells us why we should care.

iOS 6

  • The new Phone app makes call-screening even easier.
  • Notifications become no longer wake you at night thanks to Do Not Disturb.
  • Maps say so-long to Google and get turn-by-turn navigation.
  • Passbook: what it is, how it works, and why it might be a precursor to a new Apple payment system.
  • Safari gets iCloud tabs, an offline reading list, and smart banners.
  • Siri can now tell you sports facts, find a movie for you to see, and launch your apps for you — she’s also coming to a car near you.
  • The Photostream makes sharing photos with your grandma-ma a snap.
  • And Mail just got fancy with a VIP mailbox, a new flagged mailbox, and pull-to-refresh support.
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  • Tomas Villegas

    I enjoy listening to your cast every week, but that Mr. Brownlee is painful to listen too. Not to take anything away from the guy, but it is really hard to listen to him. I almost quit listening. 


    I’m not trolling the Internet, I just thought I would share some constructive criticism: does Mr. Brownlee realize how much he says “like,” “Uh,”, and “ya know” when he’s speaking?  It’s terribly hard to listen to and takes away from the great stuff he has to say.
  • John Brownlee

    I enjoy listening to your cast every week, but that Mr. Brownlee is painful to listen too. Not to take anything away from the guy, but it is really hard to listen to him. I almost quit listening. 


    I’m not trolling the Internet, I just thought I would share some constructive criticism: does Mr. Brownlee realize how much he says “like,” “Uh,”, and “ya know” when he’s speaking?  It’s terribly hard to listen to and takes away from the great stuff he has to say.

    Sorry! I’ve been speaking for over thirty-three years, and that’s the way I do it: despite my best efforts, it’s not likely to change. If you think my voice is bad, you should see my face.

  • Tomas Villegas
    I enjoy listening to your cast every week, but that Mr. Brownlee is painful to listen too. Not to take anything away from the guy, but it is really hard to listen to him. I almost quit listening. 

    I’m not trolling the Internet, I just thought I would share some constructive criticism: does Mr. Brownlee realize how much he says “like,” “Uh,”, and “ya know” when he’s speaking?  It’s terribly hard to listen to and takes away from the great stuff he has to say.

    Sorry! I’ve been speaking for over thirty-three years, and that’s the way I do it: despite my best efforts, it’s not likely to change. If you think my voice is bad, you should see my face.

    Fair enough, I wasn’t sure how my advice would go over, as there is so much negativity out there in the great World Wide Web.  Anyways I appreciate your work and all you contribute to Cult of Mac, I’ll just have to skip the Cult Cast you are in, hahaha.  Have a great day!

  • fabianumpierre

    The best and the longest 30-minute Apple conversation! Excelent program!

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