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On this week’s episode of the Cult of Mac podcast: Apple is rumoured to be planning nearly a dozen new Macs featuring the next-generation M2 chip. The question is, how much of a slowdown would the new chip cause? Then there’s the iPhone 14, which sounds like it’ll have a significant increase — and not the sort you’re looking for. The original HomePod is always surprising. For narcissists, the iPhone 14 could be the ultimate smartphone.
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On the show this week: Your host Erfon Elijah (@erfon) and Cult of Mac managing editor Lewis Wallace (@lewiswallace). Here are the headlines we’re talking about on this week’s show: Discontinued HomePod keeps going up in value. Don’t give up hope for combination Apple TV, HomePod, FaceTime camera. And here are the interesting and weird earbuds alternatives we discuss. Turn your iPad into an iMac with a Lululook stand and charger
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