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FBI vs. Apple heats up, Siri on OS X, new MacBooks and more on The CultCast


Siri's coming to a Mac near you.
Siri's coming to a Mac near you.
Illustration: Aurélien Salomon

This week on The CultCast: With the FBI-versus-Apple privacy battle heating up, some lawyers say Tim Cook could land in jail; why Siri in the next version of OS X may point to redesigned MacBooks; and, just how much would you pay for a box of Steve Jobs’ old crap? Plus we pitch you our favorite tech and apps in an all-new Faves ‘N Raves!

iPhones Sell Like Gangbusters And We Dish iOS 7 Tips On Our All-New CultCast



Nine meeeel-leon iPhones… nine meeel-leon! Yes sir, Apple’s opening weekend iPhone sales were better than they’ve ever been, and that’s got to feel great after months of analysts asking if they’ve lost their touch. We’ll discuss the feat on our newest CultCast, plus, scoop you up a heapin’ helpin’ of iOS 7 tips and tricks, and wait… is that really our sweet Tim Cook that just joined twitter?

Have a few laughs whilst getting caught up on each week’s finest Apple stories! Stream or download new and past episodes of The CultCast now on your Mac or iDevice by subscribing on iTunes, or hit play below and let the unadulterated audio enjoyment begin. Show notes up next.

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Discover The Best New And Hidden iOS 6 Features On Our All-New CultCast



Update: Some of you have let us know that episode 32 is not showing up in iTunes yet. We’re not sure why, but if you subscribe via iTunes or Apple’s Podcasts App, it downloads fine.

Two HUNDRED new features — that’s what Apple claims they stuffed into iOS 6, and on this week’s CultCast, we’ll tell you which of those new additions delight us, and which lesser-known features we positively love.

Then, back by popular demand, direct from our Facebook page, we answer your listener questions, and boy, are some of you guys weird imaginative.

Subscribe to The CultCast now on iTunes, or easily stream new episodes right on your iPhone or iPad with Apple’s newly updated and freshly debugged Podcasts App.

Read on for the show notes!