Apple Watch wins our wrists and we party with Patrick Stewart on The CultCast

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I got a pic with Patrick Stewart.  He was thrilled.
I got a pic with Patrick Stewart. He was thrilled.

This week: Why Apple Watch will win the wrist war, we snap a pic with Patrick Stewart but he’s not amused, the good and bad of a George Lucas-free Star Wars 7, Microsoft’s new HoloLens looks incredible, and we reveal some of our favorite apps and gear on an all-new Under Review.

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Episode

CultCast #163 – What Would Yeezus Do – Subscribe on iTunes

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This week’s links

How George Lucas’ Star Wars 7 Ideas Were Used By Disney

Steve Jobs rolls over in his grave: iPad Pro could have a stylus

Goodbye Glass: This is your last chance to get your hands on Google’s head up display

Apple Watch wins the wrist war before it starts

Also, watch these:

The Knowledge Navigator is Apple’s computer of the future

Famous pals Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan do great impressions… of each other!

Hear why Martin Sexton is an American treasure

And here’s Erfon with a wax Patrick Stewart

Our Under Review Picks

Buster – Near Lock for iOS and Mac unlocks your Mac when your iPhone is near. Free

Erfon – The Marantz HD-DAC1 headphone amp pairs beautifully with your iOS and Mac and delivers superb audio quality. $800

Alex – AllCast for iOS lets you AirPlay your iPhone content to the Chromecast, Xbox, Roku, Amazon Fire stick — just about anything. Free or $5 to lose the ads and watermark.