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A HomePod with particular abilities + Tim Prepare dinner’s VR energy play [The CultCast]

AI-generated image of a HomePod smart speaker with an embedded display.
No, the next-gen HomePod is not gonna appear like this. AI cannot do every little thing! (A minimum of not but.)
Picture: Midjourney/Cult of Mac

This week on Cult of Mac’s podcast: That outdated rumor a few HomePod with a built-in show for FaceTime calls and smart-home wizardry resurfaces. However this time, some recent particulars make Erfon much more cranked up than normal about Apple’s sensible speaker.

Additionally on The CultCast:

  • It seems like Tim Prepare dinner pulled an influence transfer on Apple’s design workforce to ensure the corporate foists an costly AR/VR headset on the plenty sooner somewhat than later. Who’s excited? Present of palms?!?
  • Apple TV+ racks up one other Oscar, and Erfon is sort of intrigued sufficient to resubscribe. (Particularly if his “get three months free” trick works once more.)
  • The baton’s about to wave on Apple Music Classical. We’re all quivering with pleasure!

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This week’s high Apple information

On the present this week: Your host Erfon Elijah (@erfon) and Cult of Mac managing editor Lewis Wallace (@lewiswallace).

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