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What you should know about HomePod, before you buy, on The CultCast

The HomePod reviews are in! Photo: Apple The HomePod reviews have been coming out hot and heavy, and they’re surprising. This week on The CultCast, we’ll tell you what people like, love and hate about Apple’s new speaker. If you’re planning on buying one, don’t miss our discussion. Plus: Something strange is happening at Apple …

CNCF to Host Vitess

Today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted to accept Vitess as the 16th hosted project, alongside Kubernetes, Prometheus, OpenTracing, Fluentd, Linkerd, gRPC, CoreDNS, containerd, rkt, CNI, Envoy, Jaeger, Notary, TUF and Rook. Vitess has been accepted as an incubation-level project, under the CNCF Graduation Criteria v1.0. The TOC’s Graduation Criteria …

Today in Apple history: Mac Color Classic ditches monochrome

February 10, 1993: Apple launches the Macintosh Color Classic, the company’s first color compact Mac. As the first desktop Mac to offer an integrated color display, and the last U.S. Mac to offer the compact form factor, this model represents a landmark in the evolution of the Macintosh. A Color Classic unit also happens to …

Grab any two Nyloon Apple Watch bands for $65 [Watch Store]

Shop Nyloon’s colorfully cool collection of NATO nylon bands for Apple Watch. Shown here is the Seafarer. Photo: Christopher Lavan/Nyloon Note: Buy two nylon Apple Watch bands from Nyloon for $65. Regularly priced at $38.95 each. Sale ends Tuesday, February 13. Use code Nyloon65 at checkout.  Nyloon just introduced six fun new designs to its collection …

Cult of Mac Magazine: Everything you need to know about HomePod and more!

After months of delays, Apple’s HomePod is finally available in Apple Stores today. Before we get to the reviews, comparisons and tips, with our latest video we give you a tour of what’s in the box, show you how easy it is to set up, show it off in action and my first impressions. In …

Apple patents way to fix VR headsets’ worst problem

VR headsets are still bulky AF. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac Bulky virtual reality headsets may soon look like retro relics if Apple’s designers have their way. Details of a new patent from Apple reveal the company is investigating different ways to reduce the size of bulky augmented reality and virtual reality headsets. The patents …