Cult of Mac Magazine: Apple Music, Rhapsody, Apple Watch hacks, tips

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Tons of great stuff this week.
Tons of great stuff this week.
Cover: Stephen Smith/Cult of Mac

This week we’ve got a magazine positively laden with great stuff: a piece on how great Apple Music actually is, a look at how veteran music service Rhapsody struggles for relevance, a chat with the young hacker who added custom watch faces to Apple Watch, and quite a few helpful how-to tips.

If you want a full-to-the-brim Apple news experience this weekend, be sure to download the latest Cult of Mac Magazine, or subscribe if you’re into that sort of thing!

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Why leave? Apple Music is great right now

Find new music; listen to your favorites. It's that simple.
Find new music; listen to your favorites. It’s that simple.
Photo: Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Apple Music, for all its growing pains and glitches, is a fantastic music streaming service. Plus: 5 ways for iTunes and Apple Music to harmonize.
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Rhapsody fights for relevance in streaming world it helped create

After 14 years, what's next in Rhapsody's queue as it attempts to take on the biggest competition yet?
After 14 years, what’s next in Rhapsody’s queue as it attempts to take on the biggest competition yet?
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Everybody’s talking about Apple Music, Spotify and Pandora, but what about the company that sparked the revolution? Plus: Our review of Rhapsody’s redesign
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Meet the guy who hacked the Apple Watch

There's a lot more where that came from, says the hacker.
There’s a lot more where that came from, says the hacker.
Photo: Hamza Sood

What makes 19-year-old “firmware-poking guy” Hamza Sood tick? Plus: Apple Watch hack lets teen run iOS
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Apple’s savvy fitness plan: Build an indispensable platform

The Activity app forms the hub of Apple’s fitness platform strategy.
The Activity app forms the hub of Apple’s fitness platform strategy.
Photo: Graham Bower/Cult of Mac

The Apple Watch is much more than just another fitness tracker, and it’s about to become even more powerful.
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