Swift schools Apple, Macbook’s missing feature, and more on The CultCast



This week: the cool features in the new iOS 9 and El Capitan betas; Taylor Swift starts a royalty battle with Apple; the ridiculously low payouts artists get from music streaming; the new Macbook’s big missing feature; and the magic of Apple advertising.

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This week’s links

This single from the Darkness

You heard him—Buster bought Chumbawumba

Taylor Swift explains her bad blood with Apple Music

Kahney’s Korner: Bring back my magnets Jony Ive!

Apple’s new material will eliminate iPhone’s unsightly antenna lines

Apple’s award-winning ‘Shot on iPhone’ ads are a ‘game-changer’

Pharell made chump change on his streaming royalties for “Happy”