iCulture Today: this was Thursday, May 12, 2022


The release of iOS 15.5, watchOS 8.6 and the other updates is getting closer and closer now that Apple has released the Release Candidates. We will wait a little longer and enjoy Google's I/O event. It was a feast of recognition for Apple users, who saw that Google is catching up on a lot of points. But there were also some interesting surprises, such as experimental AR glasses. And the Google Pixel Watch, what do you think of that anyway? You can read that and more in this iCulture Today!

News and opinion

  • The Google Pixel Watch has been announced, do you ‘like it?
  • Google has also shown AR glasses, but calls it an experiment for now.
  • The iOS 15.5 Release Candidate is out.
  • Apple released the macOS Monterey 12.4 Release Candidate tonight and this brings the beta's to an end.
  • The tvOS 15.5 Release Candidate is also now available for download.
  • The faster 5G frequency will be delayed until the end of 2023 and that (still) has to do with Inmarsat getting in the way.


  • These are the best iTunes and App Store deals of the week.
  • Looking for the cheapest AirPods? Here you will find all AirPods offers.
  • We have listed the best Apple Watch offers so that you can be sure that you are not paying too much for the latest models.
  • These are the best iPhone deals of this week.
  • Here you will find the best iPhone 13 deals with which you can already grab a nice discount!
  • The best Sonos offers of the moment can be found here.< /li>

Tips and explanations

  • All about using iCloud for Windows on a Windows PC.
  • You can easily report accidents in Google Maps so you can help others.

Accessories and devices

  • Read our Polar Pacer Pro review to see if this sports watch is for you.
  • The Sonos Roam now comes in 3 colors: blue, green and orange.
  • Now official: the Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones with a new design and a battery life of 40 hours.


  • With the Speedtest app you can now see on a map how fast your provider is in certain areas.

And we didn't want these updates to go unnoticed pass by:

  • Pok Pok Playroom (Free, iPhone/iPad + IAP, iOS 12.3+) – New Shop toy for endless play.
  • ANWB Weg & Wegenwacht (free, iPhone, iOS 14.0+) – The app is 10 years old, so keep an eye on how it will be celebrated.
  • InShot (free, iPhone/iPad + IAP, iOS 11.0+) – Now with voice effect, noise reduction and a new filter package ‘Fresh’.
  • TripIt: Travel Planner (Free, iPhone/iPad/Watch + IAP, iOS 14.0+ ) – This app now has a medium widget for your home screen.
  • Microsoft Teams (Free, iPhone, iOS 14.0+) – Can now expand and collapse notifications in meetings. You can also scan a QR code to sync contacts from Windows 11 devices.
  •   Now with your own group challenges.

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