Aaron Perris

Aaron is a contributing researcher for MacRumors.

Since 2021, Aaron has been digging through Apple's firmware, backends, and other apps to find out what's new but not in the change logs. He is also a member of AppleDB, working on cataloging every Apple device and firmware.

Aaron is based out of New York City, check him out on X @aaronp613.

Aaron Perris's Articles

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Apple Vision Pro's Developer Strap and Diagnostics Mode Revealed in More Detail

Friday February 2, 2024 1:21 pm PST by
Code discovered by MacRumors reveals a clearer look at how Apple stores will support Vision Pro headsets that are in need of servicing or support. Back in June, Apple published its "Platform State Of The Union" video for developers, and multiple times throughout that video, a Vision Pro with a mysterious USB-C adapter could be seen, leading to speculation as to what it could be. A recent ...

tvOS 17.4 Code References Mysterious homeOS

Monday January 29, 2024 10:57 am PST by
Code discovered by MacRumors in the first beta of tvOS 17.4 suggests that Apple's work on "homeOS" is continuing behind the scenes. Back in June 2021, Apple listed two job postings that mentioned homeOS, but deleted the term when it was noticed by the media. We've seen no sign of homeOS since, except for in the first tvOS 17.4 beta. Apple's 2018 HomePod ran a modified version of iOS 11...