M1 Max MacBook Pro slays a monster PC, and iMac Pro will be even better! [The CultCast]

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If the M1 Max MacBook Pro slays monster PCs, what will the next iMac Pro be capable of? [The CultCast]
If an M1 Max in a laptop can destroy a specced-out PC, what will the next iMac Pro be capable of?
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This week on Cult of Mac’s podcast: Just how well does an M1 Max-powered MacBook Pro perform against a monster PC built out of top-tier components? The results might blow your mind. Again. And what does that say about the rumored iMac Pro we’ll see next year?

Also on The CultCast:

  • Possible specs for next year’s iMac “Pro.”
  • Crash detection coming for drivers with iPhones/Apple Watches?
  • Our latest favorite TV shows and movies in an all-new What We’re Into!

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This week’s top Apple news

On the show this week: Your host Erfon Elijah (@erfon), Cult of Mac publisher Leander Kahney (@lkahney) and Cult of Mac managing editor Lewis Wallace (@lewiswallace).

Here are the headlines we talk about on this week’s show:

What We’re Into

  • Leander’s pick: Post Mortem: No One Dies in Skarnes on Netflix
  • Erfon’s pick: Greenland on HBO Max
  • Lewis’ pick: Squid Game on Netflix and Dr. Brain on Apple TV+
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