Cult of Mac Magazine: Speed up iPhone and Apple Watch + Why Apple shouldn’t kill headphone jack + more


Quick tips to save you time and energy.
Quick tips to save you time and energy.
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Another week, another Cult of Mac Magazine – the best place to get your Apple fix in one place.

This week, we’ve got quick tips to speed up your iPhone and Apple Watch, our take on the stupidity of killing the iPhone’s headphone jack, new how-tos for Apple Music and Apple TV, a hilarious bit of Star Wars fever that Siri’s picked up, and the latest rumors about iPhone 6c and iPhone 7. That not enough? There’s tons more inside.

Here’s the rundown for this week’s cover stories:

Make your iPhone run better in 10 seconds


Apps slowing down or crashing? This quick fix will get your iPhone back up to speed. Plus: How to speed up your Apple Watch

Apple would be stupid to drop the iPhone headphone jack

headphone jack

If Cupertino really plans to omit the headphone jack from the next iPhone, it will be ditching 60 years of history in its relentless pursuit of slimness. And it won’t be pretty.

Access your Apple Music playlists anywhere

Apple Music

Just toggle this setting and you’ll be able to listen to your killer creations on any device you own that can use iCloud Music Library.

Play Darth Vader with Siri and get some hilarious responses


The world is losing its mind with Star Wars mania, and Apple’s no exception. Just ask Siri.

The 4-inch iPhone 6c: Coming in time for Valentine’s Day?


A colorful “budget” iPhone might land early next year. Plus: iPhone 6c may pack Apple Pay and powerful A9 chip


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