This week, Luke gives us a sneak peek inside the new Steve Jobs biography, Alex takes a good look at the upcoming Apple TV service, Leander helps us decide whether the new gold in Apple Watch is anything special, John figures out who invented USB-C (hint: it’s Apple), and Leander checks in with an Android user who made the funniest Apple parody video we’ve seen in a long time. All that and more in Cult of Mac Magazine, free to download (and subscribe to!) right now.
Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs his liver, and other revelations from new biography
Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader promises to be the definitive telling of Steve Jobs’ life, written by veteran reporters Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli. We’ve got a quick look at some of the inside contents and we’re sharing it here with you.
Apple TV streaming service coming in June with 25 channels
Cord cutters rejoice! Apple is set to unleash a cable-free TV service this summer with a ton of content ready to watch. Is the future here already?
Apple’s special gold isn’t so special after all
With all the hoopla surrounding the crazy-expensive Apple Watch edition, it’s surprising to find out that the gold used in the 18-carat timepiece just isn’t that unique of an alloy. Seems like someone is gilding the truth a bit on this one.
It turns out Apple invented USB-C
USB-C is the new standards-compliant connector that Apple has built into its super-thin Macbook. Interestingly, the Cupertino-based company is the actual inventor of the technology, as well.
How an Android user created a hit Apple viral video
The funniest viral ad we’ve seen in a long time hit YouTube this past week, and we’ve got the scoop on the guy that made it. Funnier still is that the creator of this hilarious mashup doesn’t even use an iPhone.