Hartley Charlton

Hartley is an Editor at MacRumors and co-host of The MacRumors Show podcast. He has covered Apple news and rumors since early 2020 and writes a wide range of content for the site, including buyer’s guides, roundups, reviews, and off-cycle articles, as well as daily news coverage. His work is often cited by various tech publications and news sites.

Based in Hertfordshire, England, Hartley is keenly interested in history and creative writing.

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Apple Introduces New Professional Training Courses and Certifications

Wednesday May 18, 2022 7:33 am PDT by
Apple today announced new training courses and certifications to help IT professionals learn how to support and manage Apple devices in the workplace. From today, updated professional training and certifications for IT support and management are available from Apple in a redesigned, online, and self-paced format. Users are now able to demonstrate their abilities with two new courses and...
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Apple Watch Series 8 Rumored to Feature New Design With Flat Display

Wednesday May 18, 2022 6:21 am PDT by
The Apple Watch Series 8 could feature an all-new design with a flat display, according to the leaker known as "ShrimpApplePro." In his latest video on the YouTube channel Front Page Tech, Jon Prosser highlighted information from ShrimpApplePro that suggests the ‌Apple Watch Series 8‌ could feature a flat display in what seems to be a design originally rumored for the Apple Watch Series 7. ...
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iPhone 14 Pro Could Be Last Flagship iPhone With Lightning Port

Wednesday May 18, 2022 2:15 am PDT by
The iPhone 14 Pro could be Apple's last flagship iPhone with the Lightning port, a recent rumor from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and Bloomberg's Mark Gurman suggests. Kuo last week claimed that at least some ‌iPhone‌ 15 models, set to launch in the second half of 2023, will feature a USB-C port instead of Lightning to improve data transfer and charging speeds. He previously said that Apple...
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Apple Previews New Door Detection, Apple Watch Mirroring, and Live Captions Accessibility Features

Tuesday May 17, 2022 5:42 am PDT by
Apple today previewed a range of new accessibility features, including Door Detection, Apple Watch Mirroring, Live Captions, and more. Door Detection will allow individuals who are blind or have low vision to use their iPhone or iPad to locate a door upon arriving at a new destination, understand how far they are from it, and describe the door's attributes, including how it can be opened and ...
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Apple Podcasts to Gain Downloaded Episode Controls, Annual Subscription Plans, and Hosting Partnerships

Monday May 16, 2022 8:30 am PDT by
Apple today announced several new features for the Podcasts app, including downloaded episode controls, annual subscription plans, partnerships with hosting platforms, and more (via TechCrunch). iOS 15.5, iPadOS 15.5, and macOS 12.4 will feature new tools to easily remove accumulated downloads and free up storage space. In the Settings app on iOS and iPadOS under Podcasts, users will be able ...
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What New AirPods Max Colors Could Be Coming?

Friday May 13, 2022 2:24 am PDT by
Apple is on track to refresh the AirPods Max high-end headphones with a series of new color options, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Gurman believes that Apple is not actively working on an ‌AirPods Max‌ successor, but is instead planning to launch new colors. He first suggested that Apple was working on new color options for the ‌AirPods Max‌ in May last year, before reaffirming that the r...
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Which Devices Will iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 Support?

Thursday May 12, 2022 7:29 am PDT by
While there are as yet no concrete rumors related to which devices iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 will support, the discontinuation of the iPod touch earlier this week may be an indication that as many as nine devices could be about to lose support for Apple's upcoming operating systems. iOS and iPadOS 13, 14, and 15 support all of the same devices, with the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus,...
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Apple Defends Ecosystem in Australia as Antitrust Firefighting Around the World Continues

Wednesday May 11, 2022 8:29 am PDT by
Apple has robustly defended its ecosystem in a submission to Australia's competition watchdog, amid growing global scrutiny of the power of big tech companies and "gatekeeping." The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has scrutinized Apple's ecosystem in a series of investigations since last year and encouraged the company to give users more control over preinstalled apps...
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E-Ink iPad Rival 'reMarkable' Sells More Than 1 Million Devices

Wednesday May 11, 2022 5:41 am PDT by
E-ink tablet maker "reMarkable" has now sold more than one million devices since 2017 and raised money at a valuation of $1 billion, indicating that its unusual minimalist reading- and writing-focused tablet is growing its market share despite competition with fully-fledged tablets like the iPad (via TechCrunch). The Norway-based startup company, which employs more than 300 people, has...
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Full Range of iPhone 14 Color Options Revealed by Purported Leak From China

Wednesday May 11, 2022 2:20 am PDT by
The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models will be available in a refreshed range of color options, including an all-new purple color, according to a recent rumor. The claim comes from a post on Chinese social media site Weibo by an unverified source and purports to reveal the full range of color options for Apple's upcoming ‌iPhone 14‌ and ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ models. Compared to the selection of color...
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Samsung Galaxy S22 Models Depreciated Three Times More Than iPhone 13 Lineup Two Months After Launch

Monday May 9, 2022 7:53 am PDT by
The Samsung Galaxy S22 range of smartphones depreciated almost three times more than the iPhone 13 lineup in the first two months after launch, according to research by SellCell. Samsung announced the Galaxy S22 range in February this year, almost five months after the launch of Apple's ‌iPhone 13‌ lineup. Just two months after launch, the S22 lineup as a whole lost 46.8 percent of its value....
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BMW Shipping New Cars Temporarily Without Apple CarPlay

Monday May 9, 2022 5:19 am PDT by
BMW is temporarily shipping new cars without Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality due to the automaker changing its chip supplier (via Automotive News Europe). The new chips built into many BMWs manufactured this year require updated software to be able to run Apple ‌CarPlay‌ and Android Auto. BMW customers who receive a new car without ‌CarPlay‌ are being asked by dealerships to wait...
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Mysterious Noise Sparks Mac Studio Complaints

Monday May 9, 2022 2:09 am PDT by
Some Mac Studio owners have noticed that their new machines are making a mysterious high-pitched "whining" noise that appears to be coming from the fan, prompting complaints online. There are pages of complaints on the MacRumors forums about a noise issue with the ‌Mac Studio‌, suggesting it seems to be affecting at least a moderate number of users. The ‌Mac Studio‌ features a sizeable...
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Apple Reportedly Planning New Nutrition and Payment Services Alongside Fitness+ Improvements

Sunday May 8, 2022 6:38 am PDT by
Apple is planning to introduce several improvements for Apple Fitness+ and Apple Pay this year, and has explored offering an all-new groceries service that integrates with the Health app, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In the latest edition of his Power On newsletter, Gurman outlined his expectations for new Apple services this year. Two finance-related Apple services are purportedly...
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Peloton Looking for Investor Like Apple to Buy 20% of Company

Friday May 6, 2022 6:42 am PDT by
Peloton is looking for a major company like Apple or Amazon to buy a stake of around 20 percent in its business in an effort to improve the company's fortunes amid dwindling demand for its products and fierce competition from services like Apple Fitness+, according to a report from Bloomberg. Sources believed to be familiar with the matter speaking to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman and Ed Hammond...
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UK Planning Huge Fines for Companies Like Apple That Do Not Meet New Rules

Friday May 6, 2022 5:04 am PDT by
Following reports that the UK government had dropped plans to heavily regulate Apple and other big tech companies using a new Digital Markets Unit (DMU), the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has assured that it will empower the DMU with statutory powers to penalize firms that do not meet its rules (via Reuters). The government announced plans to set up the DMU in 2020, stating...
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All iPhone 14 Models to Gain Two Front-Facing Camera Upgrades

Friday May 6, 2022 2:08 am PDT by
The iPhone 14 lineup will feature upgraded front-facing camera setups with at least two improvements, including autofocus and a wider aperture, according to insightful Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo recently said that all four of the ‌iPhone 14‌ models, including the ‌iPhone 14‌, ‌iPhone 14‌ Max, iPhone 14 Pro, and ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ Max, will feature an upgraded front-facing camera with autofocus and ...
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EU Plans to Regulate Apple Delayed to Spring 2023 Amid Preparations to Enforce New Rules

Thursday May 5, 2022 5:52 am PDT by
The European Union's wide-reaching new regulations to target Apple and other big tech companies will come into effect in early 2023, according to EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager (via TechCrunch). The EU's Digital Markets Act (DMA) could force Apple to make major changes to the App Store, Messages, FaceTime, third-party browsers, and Siri in Europe. For example, it could be forced to...
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Intel Looking to Mirror M1's Manufacturing Process for 'Meteor Lake' CPUs

Wednesday May 4, 2022 4:59 am PDT by
Intel is considering manufacturing its 14th Gen Core "Meteor Lake" CPUs at least partly using TSMC's 5nm process to mirror Apple's M1 series of chips, DigiTimes reports. Announced last year, Intel's Meteor Lake chips will be its first multi-chiplet design to integrate an application processor, graphics processing unit, and connection chips into a single Intel Foveros advanced package....
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Apple Drops BOE iPhone Displays After Discovering Unexpected Design Changes

Wednesday May 4, 2022 3:55 am PDT by
Apple has virtually cut Chinese display manufacturer BOE out of the iPhone 13's supply chain after discovering design changes to its OLED panels, The Elec reports. BOE has been supplying OLED display panels for 6.1-inch iPhone models since last year, but the company has only manufactured a "meager amount" of OLED panels for the ‌iPhone‌ since February, according to The Elec. Panel production...