This week on Cult of Mac’s podcast: We always expect Apple silicon to make our smartphones faster, but iPhone 15 could be a speed demon in unsuspected ways. Like, it might deliver 80 times faster data transfers through the port that replaces Lightning. Anyone who moves large files around should be thrilled with the latest iPhone 15 rumor. And that’s not all …
Also on The CultCast:
- iPhone 15 might charge at extreme speeds, too.
- Why is iPhone 14 taking a beating over its battery life?
- Next year’s Apple Watch X could bring the major redesign we’ve all been waiting for.
- Erfon does a surprise live unboxing of a great gift sent in by a CultCast listener.
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This week’s top Apple news
Here are the headlines we’re talking about on this week’s show:
- New evidence points to high-speed Thunderbolt connector in iPhone 15
- iPhone 15 could support faster 35W charging speeds
- Apple’s MagSafe fuels new Qi2 wireless charging standard
- iPhone 14 Pro users complain of major drops in battery health and capacity after less than a year (9to5Mac)
- Apple ‘Watch X’ with new design might arrive in 2024
- Apple hasn’t given up on Face ID for MacBooks
- The unsung heroes of the Apple Watch are its hidden buttons
Special live unboxing of mystery object
Listener Richard Field sent something special to Erfon. We don’t want to spoil the live unboxing. But if you want to see what it was, here’s a screenshot from the CultCast live stream. Thanks, Richard!