Juli Clover

Juli is the Managing Editor at MacRumors, and has been covering Apple news and rumors since 2010. She oversees MacRumors' guides, roundups, how tos, reviews, and giveaways in addition to covering daily news. Her work is regularly highlighted on Techmeme and cited by tech publications and news sites.

She is a voracious reader, cinephile, gardener, and gamer, and she resides in California with her carnivorous plants. Juli can be reached at juli@macrumors.com or on Twitter.

Juli Clover's Articles

iOS 17

Everything New in iOS 17.1 Beta 2

Tuesday October 3, 2023 3:57 pm PDT by
Apple today released the second beta of an upcoming iOS 17.1 update, and the software further refines some of the new features that were added both in iOS 17 and the initial iOS 17.1 beta. This guide covers everything new in the second iOS 17.1 beta. StandBy Display Options Apple added a new "Display" section to the StandBy section of the Settings app, which houses some new customization ...
Netflix Smaller 2

Netflix to Raise Ad-Free Subscription Prices Soon

Tuesday October 3, 2023 3:22 pm PDT by
Netflix plans to increase the price of its ad-free subscription plans a few months after the end of the Hollywood actors strike, reports The Wall Street Journal. Prices will go up in the United States and Canada first, and it is not yet clear how much more Netflix will charge. Netflix last raised prices at the beginning of 2022, charging $9.99 per month for the Basic plan, $15.49 per month...
black apple pencil feature orange

iOS 17.1 Code References Apple Pencil With USB-C

Tuesday October 3, 2023 2:43 pm PDT by
Apple Pencil code that was added to the second beta of iOS 17.1 references USB-C charging for the ‌Apple Pencil‌, a function that does not exist for either of the two current ‌Apple Pencil‌ models that Apple sells. "Connect to USB-C to recharge soon," reads the text, which is accompanied by another line that says "‌Apple Pencil‌ Battery Very Low." It is not clear if this is a reference to a new ...
emergency test alert fema wea

U.S. iPhone Users to Receive Emergency Test Alert Tomorrow

Tuesday October 3, 2023 1:27 pm PDT by
The United States Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are planning to test U.S. emergency alert systems on Wednesday, October 4. Emergency text messages will be set out to cell phones across the United States. The Wireless Emergency Alert test is scheduled to begin at 2:20 p.m. Eastern Time tomorrow, and iPhone owners can expect to...

How to Get the Most Out of the iPhone 15 Pro's Action Button

Tuesday October 3, 2023 12:08 pm PDT by
With the iPhone 15 Pro, Apple replaced the traditional mute switch with a new multi-function Action Button. The button can be assigned to perform a number of tasks, ranging from activating the flashlight to turning on the camera. Perhaps the most useful way to use the Action Button is with Shortcuts, because the single button can perform more than one action at once or bring up a selection of...
apple watch ultra double tap

watchOS 10.1 Beta 2 Adds Support for Double Tap

Tuesday October 3, 2023 11:02 am PDT by
The second watchOS 10.1 update that Apple released to developers today adds support for Double Tap, a main new feature for the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 devices. Double Tap lets Apple Watch users double tap an index finger and thumb together to interact with the Apple Watch using one hand. The sensors in the Apple Watch are able to detect the fine movements, registering it ...
Apple Vision Pro with battery Feature Orange

Apple Continues Refining visionOS With Fourth Beta Release

Tuesday October 3, 2023 10:42 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of visionOS, the software that runs on the upcoming Vision Pro headset. The third beta came out in late August, so it has been more than a month since Apple last released a ‌visionOS‌ update. Only a limited number of developers have access to Vision Pro at this time, with the headsets used for app testing purposes. Most people will not have access to the...
iOS 17

Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1 to Developers

Tuesday October 3, 2023 10:28 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the second betas of iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1 to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming one week after Apple released the first betas of iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1. Registered developers are able to opt into the betas by opening up the Settings app, going to the Software Update section, tapping on the "Beta Updates" option, and toggling on the ‌iOS 17 or...
sonoma desktop wwdc

Apple Seeds Second Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.1 to Developers

Tuesday October 3, 2023 10:11 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.1 update to developers for beta testing, with the update coming just a week after the launch of the first beta. Registered developers can opt-in to the beta through the Software Update section of the System Settings app. Under Beta updates, simply toggle on the Sonoma Developer Beta. Note that an Apple ID associated with an...
Apple Watch Faces watchOS 10 Feature Blue

Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 10.1 to Developers

Tuesday October 3, 2023 10:10 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming watchOS 10.1 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming a week after the release of the first watchOS 10.1 beta. To install the ‌watchOS 10‌.1 update, developers will need to open the Apple Watch app, go to the Software Update section under "General" in Settings, and toggle on the ‌‌watchOS 10‌‌.1 Developer Beta. An ...
Apple TV 2022 Feature Blue

Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 17.1 to Developers

Tuesday October 3, 2023 10:08 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 17.1 to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming a week after the launch of the first tvOS 17.1 beta. Registered developers are able to download the tvOS 17 update by opting in to the beta through the Settings app on the Apple TV. A registered developer account is required. tvOS updates are often minor in scale compared...
Apple vs Spotify feature2

Spotify CEO on Apple and Google: 'If You Want to Be the Referee, You Can't Also Be the Player'

Monday October 2, 2023 1:55 pm PDT by
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek is urging lawmakers in the United Kingdom to adopt a bill that would regulate competition in digital markets, cutting down on the dominance of Apple, Google, and other large tech companies. The Digital Markets, Competition, and Consumers Bill (DMCC) that the UK is developing would allow competition authorities to impose conduct requirements on companies and "promote...
microsoft bing chatgpt

Apple Deal Responsible for Google's Dominance in Search, Says Microsoft CEO

Monday October 2, 2023 11:29 am PDT by
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today said that he believes the search engine deal between Apple and Google has made it impossible for other search engines like Bing to compete (via The Wall Street Journal). With Google as the default search engine on Safari on all Apple devices, people become accustomed to using it, Nadella explained in testimony he gave during the ongoing Google vs. U.S. Department ...
CarPlay SharePlay

CarPlay Not Working for Some iPhone 15 Users, Possibly Because of USB-C Cables

Friday September 29, 2023 2:27 pm PDT by
CarPlay is not working as expected for some iPhone 15 users, an issue that is likely linked to the transition to USB-C. There are multiple complaints from MacRumors readers and Reddit users who are unable to get ‌CarPlay‌ to work with their new devices. Cable type and available port options are a common theme in the ‌CarPlay‌ reports, with many of the functionality problems linked to USB-A to...
Apple Vision Pro with battery Feature Orange

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Using Vision Pro: 'It's an Aha Moment'

Friday September 29, 2023 2:00 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook said in an interview with The Independent that the upcoming Vision Pro is part of his nightly routine, and that it has convinced him that spatial computing is the future. He described using the Vision Pro as an industry-defining "aha" moment. "There are huge differences in how people look at it, depending on if they've read about it or actually tried it," said Cook. "I...
iphone 15 sizes

Apple Uses Tiny QR Codes to Track Display Manufacturing Failures and Cut Costs

Friday September 29, 2023 1:45 pm PDT by
Apple etches iPhone displays with small QR codes that let it precisely track the number of defective screens that are thrown out by suppliers, according to a new report from The Information. One barcode is the size of a grain of sand and can be viewed only with special equipment, while the other is on the inside of the display along the bezel. Apple spent millions of dollars developing the...
ipad air pink

Will There Be An Apple Event in October?

Thursday September 28, 2023 4:34 pm PDT by
It is typical for Apple to hold up to four events per year: one in the spring, WWDC in June, the fall iPhone event, and a fourth fall event that's Mac and/or iPad focused. Unfortunately, there are few additional product announcements planned for the final months of 2023, and it's looking like there won't be another fall event this year. Earlier this month, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman told The...

Disney+ to Start Cracking Down on Password Sharing in November

Thursday September 28, 2023 3:39 pm PDT by
Following in the footsteps of Netflix, Disney will start cracking down on password sharing on the Disney+ streaming service. Disney+ password sharing will end in Canada starting on November 1, according to emails that Canadian subscribers are receiving. As reported by Mobile Syrup, Disney is updating its terms of service to restrict account sharing."Unless otherwise permitted by your Service ...
microsoft bing chatgpt

Microsoft Considered Selling Bing to Apple in 2020

Thursday September 28, 2023 3:06 pm PDT by
Back in 2020, Microsoft considered selling its Bing search engine to Apple, reports Bloomberg. Had the acquisition happened, Bing would have replaced Google as the default search engine on Apple devices. Microsoft executives met up with Apple services chief Eddy Cue to discuss a potential deal, but the talks were just exploratory and did not progress. According to Bloomberg, Apple did not...
iPhone 15 USB C Port Keynote

Some USB-C Power Banks Fail to Work With iPhone 15

Thursday September 28, 2023 2:06 pm PDT by
Apple added a USB-C port to the iPhone 15 lineup this year, allowing it to work with USB-C cables, USB-C power banks, and more. It turns out that some USB-C battery packs are not working properly with Apple's ‌iPhone 15‌, resulting in charging issues. As highlighted on Reddit and the MacRumors forums, not all existing USB-C power banks can be used with the ‌iPhone 15‌ models, perhaps due to the...