This week on Cult of Mac’s podcast: Apple code once again refers to a mysterious “realityOS” for a virtual/augmented-reality headset. Vague rumors about the new device, which we’ve been hearing for years now, look set to become very real, very soon.
Also on The CultCast:
- Why no Face ID on Macs?
- Apple’s workaround for accepting third-party payments is a joke, but developers definitely aren’t laughing.
- iPhones are about to become cash registers!
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This week’s top Apple news
Here are the headlines we’re talking about on this week’s show:
- Apple spills ‘realityOS’ again as new AR/VR headset inches closer
- Apple considered Face ID for M1 iMac, but it’s not ready for MacBook yet
- Apple’s new Tap to Pay feature lets iPhone accept contactless payments
- Absolutely vile: Devs react to Apple’s 27% cut of third-party payments
- New CalDigit Thunderbolt 4 dock boasts record 18 ports
The CultCast livestream
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