FBI vs. Apple heats up, Siri on OS X, new MacBooks and more on The CultCast

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Siri's coming to a Mac near you.
Siri's coming to a Mac near you.
Illustration: Aurélien Salomon

This week on The CultCast: With the FBI-versus-Apple privacy battle heating up, some lawyers say Tim Cook could land in jail; why Siri in the next version of OS X may point to redesigned MacBooks; and, just how much would you pay for a box of Steve Jobs’ old crap? Plus we pitch you our favorite tech and apps in an all-new Faves ‘N Raves!

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This week’s links

This week’s intro: You need a family computer

Steve Jobs’ smelly old sandals just sold at auction

Siri-ously? Apple’s virtual assistant finally coming to Mac

Apple faces U.S. demand to unlock 9 more iPhones

From fines to jail time: How Apple could be punished for defying FBI

Congressional ‘Crypto Commission’ may tackle Apple vs. FBI debate

Apple believes Congress should decide iPhone privacy case

Apple is said to be trying to make it harder to hack iPhones

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