New iPhone 15 leaks sound encouraging! [The CultCast]


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This week on Cult of Mac’s podcast: The latest iPhone 15 rumors provide a fuller picture of what to expect this year. Sounds like big changes are coming in iOS 17. But a last-minute reversal means a hardware feature we were counting on probably won’t happen.

Also on The CultCast:

  • Whatever you do, don’t get “juice jacked” this summer. We offer easy ways to avoid this menace.
  • How much would it take to get you to give up your iPhone forever?
  • The morons running General Motors ditched CarPlay. Get ready for sales to crash!
  • A new edition of What We’re Into dishes up pasta, podcasts and a sci-fi show.

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This week’s top Apple news

On the show this week: Your host Erfon Elijah (@erfon), Cult of Mac managing editor Lewis Wallace (@lewiswallace) and Cult of Mac writer D. Griffin Jones (@dgriffinjones).

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

Weekly Cult of Mac giveaway

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This iPhone 14 case is definitely ready for your next trip down Route 66.
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Enter to win a limited-edition iPhone case from Pitaka

This week, Cult of Mac is giving away four limited-edition Sunset Moment iPhone cases from Pitaka. Made of woven aramid fiber, these cases pay tribute to Jack Keroauc’s classic novel, On the Road.

To enter, just visit our giveaway page. Note: We’re giving away two for iPhone 14 Pro and two for iPhone 14 Pro Max. Be sure to enter the giveaway that matches your iPhone model.

What We’re Into

Griffin: Cascatelli is a new type of pasta that’s scientifically engineered to maximize “forkability,” “sauceability” and “toothsinkability.” Mangia!

Lewis: Two very different podcasts. The Piketon Massacre recounts the chilling mass killing that shook up a small town in Ohio’s Appalachian foothills in 2016 (and the court cases that followed). The Roth Show unchains legendary Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth, whose awe-inspiring adventures and insights will bounce around your brain like a SuperBall.

Erfon: The third season of The Mandalorian continues to be the Star Wars universe’s best content, but several absurd cameos raise ire with the fandom.


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