The many faces of Steve Jobs, ending ‘wrist rage,’ and the weird world of iPod collectors


Art comes in many forms.
Art comes in many forms.
Photo: Stephen Smith/Cult of Mac

But is it art? There’s a whole new way of looking at these works, in the form Steve P Jobs himself–or at least his likeness.

Learn all about these odd yet interesting portraits of the late Apple co-founder, including tattoos, technology-art, and the bubble wrap portrait you see above, as you browse this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine.

Inside this deliciously digital magazine-style app, you’ll find out more about possibilities for the new Apple Watch OS, how to retrain Siri to make better sense of your verbalizations, inside the weird world of iPod collectors, and all the reviews and how-tos you need to stay up to date on tech through an Apple lens.

Here are this week’s top stories.


The many faces of Steve Jobs

From afar, the colorful portrait of a smiling Steve Jobs looks like a pixilated portrait made with an early digital camera. Get closer and those pixels take on a shape familiar to your thumb and forefinger — bubble wrap. Plus: Steve Jobs left an imprint on tech and the skin of some devoted fans

Wrist-Rage-780x557How watchOS 3 could fix Apple Watch and end ‘wrist rage’
My biggest gripe with my Apple Watch is not the sluggish hardware, the lack of GPS nor the dependance on my iPhone. But it is the bad user interface design that often drives me so mad that my force-taps turn into force-thumps of frustration.

Siri-Quick-Tip-780x521Retrain Siri to make better sense of what you say
Have you ever noticed that Siri understands you less and less as the months go by? Here’s how you can make Siri hang on your every word (in a good way).

iPod_Ivan001web-780x520Inside the weird world of iPod collectors
Nick Wellings owns 108 iPods. He’s one of a growing number of fanatical iPod collectors, some of whom plunk down shockingly high prices (think $90,000!!) for Apple’s music gadgets.

JumPack-780x521iPhone-size power pack will jump-start your car
Carrying a ton of gadgets, and keeping them all charged, can be a juggling act. Inevitably, you’ll drop the ball. Cobra JumPack to the rescue!

There’s a ton more great stuff in this week’s amazing issue of Cult of Mac Magazine, so grab your own version today. It’s as gorgeous as a gardenia on your iPad.


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