Joe Rossignol

Joe joined MacRumors in January 2015 and is now a Senior Reporter. Based out of the Toronto, Canada area, he has been writing about Apple since 2008, with a focus on breaking news coverage.

Joe's reporting has been cited by major media outlets, such as Bloomberg, CNBC, and Reuters.

Joe Rossignol's Articles

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Apple Releases Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for iPad

Tuesday May 23, 2023 8:09 am PDT by
Apple today released Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for select iPad models. The video and music creation apps are rolling out now on the App Store. Both apps have subscription-based pricing set at $4.99 per month or $49 per year in the U.S. after a one-month free trial. Final Cut Pro is compatible with iPad models equipped with the M1 chip or later, and Logic Pro is available for iPad models...
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2023 Pride Band for Apple Watch Now Available to Order

Tuesday May 23, 2023 6:16 am PDT by
The new Pride Edition band for the Apple Watch is now available to order for $49 on and in the Apple Store app, and will be available at Apple Store locations beginning May 24. The band is compatible with the Apple Watch Series 3 and newer. Inspired by the LGBTQ+ community, the new Pride band features a sprinkles-like design showcasing the original Pride flag colors and five others:...
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When to Expect Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro to Launch on iPad Tomorrow

Monday May 22, 2023 6:26 pm PDT by
As previously announced, Apple will be launching Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for select iPad models on Tuesday, May 23. Apple says the apps are optimized for the iPad's touch-first interface, and more details are available in our earlier coverage. Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for iPad will likely be released on the App Store around 1 p.m. Eastern Time, based on our analysis of Apple's...
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iPhone 16 Rumored to Have Vertical Camera Layout Like iPhone 12

Monday May 22, 2023 3:46 pm PDT by
The rear camera lenses on the lower-end iPhone 16 model will be arranged in a vertical layout, according to information shared today by Twitter account @URedditor. The design change would presumably extend to the iPhone 16 Plus as well. Vertically-arranged rear camera lenses on iPhone 12 Apple switched to diagonally-arranged rear camera lenses with the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini, and the...
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iOS 16.5 Now Available for Your iPhone With These New Features

Monday May 22, 2023 12:12 pm PDT by
Following around seven weeks of beta testing, iOS 16.5 was released to the public last week. The software update is a minor one, but includes a few new features and changes for the iPhone. To install an iOS update, open the Settings app on the ‌iPhone‌, tap General → Software Update, and follow the on-screen instructions. Below, we have recapped new features and changes in iOS 16.5,...
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Apple Likely Filed for 'xrProOS' Trademark Last Week via Shell Company

Sunday May 21, 2023 6:24 pm PDT by
Just a few weeks ahead of WWDC, it appears that Apple continues to secretly apply for trademarks related to its rumored AR/VR headset. Apple headset concept by designer Marcus Kane Delaware-based shell company "Deep Dive LLC" submitted a trademark application for "xrProOS" stylized in Apple's SF Pro font on May 18 in Argentina, Turkey, and the Phillippines, according to online records. The...
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MacBook Supplier Ramping Up Production as 15-Inch MacBook Air Rumored to Launch at WWDC

Saturday May 20, 2023 9:00 pm PDT by
Apple supplier Quanta Computer is likely gearing up for new MacBooks, according to research shared by investment firm Morgan Stanley. In a research note on Friday, obtained by MacRumors, Morgan Stanley analyst Erik Woodring said Quanta Computer guided for high single-digit percentage growth in the number of notebooks it assembles in the second quarter of 2023, compared to the first quarter....
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Apple Fitness+ Now Offers Over 4,000 Workout and Meditation Videos

Saturday May 20, 2023 11:37 am PDT by
Men's Journal's Jacob Krol was recently invited to tour the Apple Fitness+ studio in Santa Monica, California, providing another behind-the-scenes look at the subscription-based workout service. Krol had the opportunity to speak with Jay Blahnik, Apple's VP of Fitness Technologies, and met many of the trainers involved in the workouts. The first Fitness+ studio tours were shared last year,...
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Apple's Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter Not Working With iOS 16.5

Friday May 19, 2023 7:28 pm PDT by
Apple's Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter does not work with iPhones and iPads that have been updated to iOS 16.5 and iPadOS 16.5, according to several users across the MacRumors Forums, Apple Support Community, and Reddit. The adapter has a USB-A port for connecting a camera, microphone, or other USB-powered accessory to an iPhone or iPad, along with a Lightning port for charging the iPhone ...
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2023 HomePod Coming Soon to Apple's Refurbished Store for $249

Friday May 19, 2023 11:47 am PDT by
Apple today added the second-generation HomePod to its refurbished store in the U.S., but it is not yet possible to place an order. The refurbished models will be available in Midnight or White for $249, compared to $299 brand new. Apple says certified refurbished HomePods undergo full functionality testing, and are inspected, cleaned, and repackaged in a plain white box with the power cord...
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iOS 17 Will Let You Create a Voice Sounding Like You in Just 15 Minutes

Wednesday May 17, 2023 12:25 pm PDT by
Apple this week previewed new iPhone, iPad, and Mac accessibility features coming later this year. One feature that has received a lot of attention in particular is Personal Voice, which will allow those at risk of losing their ability to speak to "create a voice that sounds like them" for communicating with family, friends, and others. Those with an iPhone, iPad, or newer Mac will be able...
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Rumor Recap: What to Expect From the iPhone 15's USB-C Port

Wednesday May 17, 2023 9:45 am PDT by
All four iPhone 15 models launching later this year are expected to feature a USB-C port instead of Lightning. This change means the iPhone will support a more universal charging standard, benefit from faster data transfer speeds, and more. Below, we have recapped rumors about the iPhone switching to USB-C, including potential speed differences, other Apple accessories adopting USB-C, and...
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2022 Apple TV 4K Now Available on Apple's Refurbished Store

Wednesday May 17, 2023 7:56 am PDT by
The third-generation Apple TV 4K introduced in October 2022 is now available on Apple's refurbished store for the first time in the U.S., Canada, and select European countries, including Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and others. In the U.S., the refurbished models are discounted by $20 compared to brand new, with the 64GB model with Wi-Fi priced at $109 and the 128GB model with...
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Apple's New Beats Studio Buds+ Likely to Be Announced Tomorrow

Tuesday May 16, 2023 9:51 am PDT by
Apple's new Beats Studio Buds+ earbuds that were leaked on Amazon and spotted at Best Buy will likely be formally announced this Wednesday, May 17 at 7 a.m. Pacific Time, according to a teaser tweet from Beats today. The short video in the tweet appears to show the new transparent Studio Buds+ charging case option. Beats Studio Buds+ box at Best Buy via Ben Geskin Key new features of the...
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Apple Likely Filed for Headset-Related 'Deep Screen' Trademark in 2017

Tuesday May 16, 2023 8:53 am PDT by
The same "Deep Dive LLC" shell company that filed for an "xrOS" trademark in New Zealand last week also filed for a "Deep Screen" trademark in the U.S. and over two dozen other countries around the world in 2017 and 2018, according to online records. The additional filing was brought to our attention by Marcus Schappi. Apple headset mockup by designer Ian Zelbo Apple is likely behind the...
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Apple Music and Apple Maps Launching New Concert Features Today

Tuesday May 16, 2023 7:28 am PDT by
Apple today announced new concert discovery features for Apple Music and Apple Maps that will be rolling out around the world beginning today. Apple Music is getting a new Set Lists page that spotlights "a selection of major tours, letting fans listen to set lists and read about the productions." Apple Maps is gaining 40 new guides curated by Apple Music editors that "highlight the best...
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Microsoft Completes Rollout of Basic iMessage Support on Windows 11

Monday May 15, 2023 1:19 pm PDT by
Microsoft today announced it has completed its rollout of iPhone support for its Phone Link app on Windows 11, as spotted by The Verge. With the Phone Link app for Windows 11 and the Link to Windows app for iOS, iPhone users can make and receive phone calls, send and receive text messages, and view notifications directly on their PC. Notably, this means Windows 11 technically supports...
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App Store, Apple Music, and Some Other Apple Services Currently Down [Resolved]

Monday May 15, 2023 11:14 am PDT by
A few Apple services are currently down, including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and more. Apple has yet to update its System Status page to reflect any outages, but we will update this post as more information becomes available. Affected users received a "can't connect right now" error message when attempting to load or search for content across some Apple apps. Update: It...
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France Investigating Apple Over Alleged 'Planned Obsolescence' Arising From Serialized Repair Parts

Monday May 15, 2023 10:50 am PDT by
France has been investigating Apple since December after the organization Halte à l'Obsolescence Programmée (HOP) accused the company of "planned obsolescence" over serialized repair parts, according to French news agency AFP. Apple's self-service repair program requires customers to enter a device's serial number when ordering parts for devices like iPhones and Macs, and any parts ordered...
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iOS 16.6 Beta Coming Soon for iPhones Ahead of iOS 17 at WWDC

Monday May 15, 2023 7:34 am PDT by
Apple has ramped up internal testing of iOS 16.6 over the past week, according to a reliable source of information. This suggests the first beta version of the update will be seeded to developers and public beta testers in the coming days. Apple confirmed that iOS 16.5 will be released to the public this week, so the first iOS 16.6 beta will likely be made available either later this week or ...