WWDC hardware expectations plus a big fake Apple rumor on our newest CultCast

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This time on The CultCast: 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 lead 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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On The CultCast this week

Leander Kahney – Cult of Mac Editor-in-Chief, loyal subject of the Queen.
Erfon Elijah – Cult of Mac writer and host of The CultCast.
Buster Heine – Cult of Mac writer and community manager.

Links to this week’s stories

Faking a leak: How some dude on a toilet crapped out last week’s hottest Apple rumor

Apple will now alert you when the NSA wants your data

Apple is jealous of Samsung’s selfies

New Apple TV and iWatch will be MIA at WWDC next month

Apple welcomes Angela Ahrendts with $68 million in stock options

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