Juli Clover

Juli is a Senior Editor at MacRumors, photographer, voracious reader, cinephile, gamer, plant eater, and cat parent. She can be reached at juli@macrumors.com or on Twitter.

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Upcoming 16-Inch and 14-Inch MacBook Pros: Everything We Know

Saturday January 16, 2021 10:00 am PST by
Apple introduced a new M1 MacBook Pro in November of 2020, but the new model didn't include any design changes. That's going to change in 2021, with rumors suggesting Apple has a major MacBook Pro design refresh in the works. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models that are coming in 2021 will feature the most significant design...
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Apple Testing In-Display Fingerprint Sensor for iPhone 13, Foldable iPhone Also in the Works

Friday January 15, 2021 1:46 pm PST by
Apple has started "early work" on an iPhone that has a foldable display, according to a new report from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Though testing of a foldable ‌iPhone‌ has begun, Apple has not committed to releasing a device that has a foldable display. Development has not yet expanded beyond a display and Apple does not have full foldable ‌iPhone‌ prototypes in its labs. Like foldable...
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Sideloading iOS Apps No Longer Possible on M1 Macs

Friday January 15, 2021 12:51 pm PST by
Apple this week implemented a server side blocking mechanism to prevent M1 Mac owners from sideloading iOS apps that have not been made available on the Mac by iOS app developers. Image via 9to5Mac As noted by 9to5Mac, it is no longer possible to use third-party apps like iMazing to obtain an app .ipa file to install it on an ‌M1‌ Mac, a workaround that has been available since ‌M1‌ Macs launched....
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Apple Loses Appeal in VirnetX Dispute, Could Owe Over $1.1 Billion

Friday January 15, 2021 12:31 pm PST by
Apple has not been successful in reducing the amount of money that it owes VirnetX in patent infringement fees, with the Cupertino company today losing an appeal that would have vacated or reduced a $502.8 million award. According to Reuters, a federal judge today denied Apple's request for a new trial and claims that the award should not exceed $113.7 million. Apple must pay the original ...
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MagSafe is Coming Back to the Mac: A Look Back at Apple's Original Magnetic Charging Technology

Friday January 15, 2021 12:16 pm PST by
Surprise late night rumors last night provided us with our first in-depth look at what we can expect from the new MacBook Pro models that are coming in 2021, and there are some significant changes in the works. Along with additional ports, a new flat-edged design, and the removal of the Touch Bar, Apple's updated MacBook Pro machines will readopt MagSafe. ‌MagSafe‌ in the 2021 MacBook Pro...
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WhatsApp Delays Privacy Policy Update That Led to Confusion Over Facebook Data Sharing

Friday January 15, 2021 11:58 am PST by
WhatsApp has opted to delay new privacy policy changes that have led to a significant amount of confusion over data sharing with Facebook, WhatsApp announced today. The planned privacy policy update will be delayed for three months, but it is not canceled. According to WhatsApp, there's been "a lot of misinformation" leading to concern about the update. WhatsApp clarifies that the update...
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MacRumors Giveaway: Win an X1 Keyboard and iPad Stand From Satechi

Friday January 15, 2021 11:00 am PST by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Slim X1 Bluetooth Backlit Keyboard and an Aluminum Desktop Stand for the iPad, both of which are Satechi's newest accessories. Announced last week, the $70 Slim X1 Bluetooth Backlit Keyboard is a compact, travel-friendly keyboard that works with Apple's Macs and iPads. At 11 inches long and...
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Apple Extends Free Apple TV+ Trials Until July

Friday January 15, 2021 10:50 am PST by
Apple is once again planning to extend its free Apple TV+ trial subscriptions, this time until July. When ‌Apple TV+‌ launched in November 2019, Apple offered free ‌Apple TV+‌ subscriptions to those who purchased a new Apple device in or after September 2019. Those free subscriptions were set to expire in November 2020, but in October 2020, Apple announced that it was extending free trials...
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Apple Working on Two New Mac Pro Desktops, One of Which Will Be Reminiscent of Power Mac G4 Cube

Friday January 15, 2021 10:23 am PST by
Apple is developing two versions of the Mac Pro to succeed the ‌Mac Pro‌ that was first released in December 2019, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The first updated ‌Mac Pro‌ is a direct successor to the current ‌Mac Pro‌ and it will use the same design. It may also be equipped with Intel processors rather than Apple silicon chips, and it could be one of the sole machines in the Mac...
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Apple Developing Redesigned iMac With Slimmer Bezels, Apple Silicon Chips

Friday January 15, 2021 10:14 am PST by
Along with new redesigned 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models, Apple also has major plans for other Macs in the Mac lineup. We've been hearing rumors about a redesigned iMac for more than a year now, and Bloomberg's Mark Gurman today shared a report that offers details on what to expect. The new ‌iMac‌ models will feature slimmed down bezels around the screen, and the metal chin will be removed...
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Apple Developing Podcast Subscription Service to Better Compete With Spotify

Friday January 15, 2021 9:41 am PST by
Apple is considering launching a new subscription service that would be focused on podcasts, according to unnamed sources that spoke to The Information. The service would charge people to listen to podcasts. By creating a paid podcasting service, Apple could potentially lure podcast creators with the promise of more money, stealing them away from other platforms like Spotify, SiriusXM, and...
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Apple Shares Behind the Scenes Look at Creating 'Shot on iPhone' Videos

Friday January 15, 2021 9:19 am PST by
Apple today shared a new "Shot on iPhone" video that offers a behind the scenes look at what it takes to create "Shot on ‌iPhone‌" movies. The video features four student filmmakers reimagining cinema tradition in a new way and taking advantage of classic noir, magical realism, stop-motion animation, and more. The videos were shot using one of Apple's new iPhone 12 devices, and the full...
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Apple Shares Trailer for Second Season of 'For All Mankind'

Friday January 15, 2021 9:14 am PST by
Apple today shared the trailer for the second season of space drama "For All Mankind," which is set to premiere on Friday, February 19. Created by Ronald D. Moore, "For All Mankind" is a sci-fi series that imagines what the world might have been like if the global space race had never ended and the space program had remained a priority. The story is told through the lives of NASA astronauts...
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Kuo: New MacBook Pro Models to Feature Flat-Edged Design, MagSafe, No Touch Bar and More Ports

Thursday January 14, 2021 9:32 pm PST by
Apple is working on two new MacBook Pro models that will feature significant design changes, well-respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said today in a note to investors that was obtained by MacRumors. According to Kuo, Apple is developing two models in 14 and 16-inch size options. The new MacBook Pro machines will feature a flat-edged design, which Kuo describes as "similar to the iPhone 12" ...
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Apple's Shazam Shares 2021 Popular Music Predictions

Thursday January 14, 2021 9:00 pm PST by
Shazam, the music discovery and identification app owned by Apple, today shared a Shazam Predictions 2021 playlist that's available on Apple Music. The playlist features a list of 50 songs from up-and-coming artists that Shazam believes are "poised to make a splash." The data was calculated using Shazam's predictive algorithms, with the 50 tracks hand-selected from ‌Apple Music‌'s global...
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Apple Planning to Bring Music and Podcasts Apps to Microsoft Store

Thursday January 14, 2021 4:31 pm PST by
Apple is working to bring Music and Podcasts apps to the Microsoft Store, according to a report from 9to5Mac that cites unnamed sources. Apple is allegedly testing Music and Podcasts apps for Microsoft's platforms in a private beta capacity at this time. There is no word on whether the apps will be compatible with Windows PCs or if they are being developed for Microsoft's Xbox consoles....
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macOS Big Sur 11.2 Beta 2 Removes Feature Letting Apple Apps Bypass Third-Party Firewalls and VPNs

Thursday January 14, 2021 3:09 pm PST by
macOS Big Sur 11.2 beta 2, which was released yesterday, eliminates a feature that allowed Apple apps bypass third-party firewalls, security tools, and VPN apps, according to reports from ZDNet and security researcher Patrick Wardle. ‌macOS Big Sur‌ 11 included a ContentFilterExclusionList that let Apple's apps like the App Store, Maps, iCloud, and more to avoid firewall and VPN apps that...
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Netflix Allegedly Testing Spatial Audio Support for AirPods Pro and AirPods Max

Thursday January 14, 2021 1:52 pm PST by
Netflix is working on adding support for the spatial audio feature built into the AirPods Pro and the AirPods Max, according to a report from French site iPhoneSoft. Image via iPhoneSoft The site says that it spoke to an unnamed Netflix employee in the United States who said that support for spatial audio is in the works. The rumor has not yet been confirmed by another source as of yet,...
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Pad & Quill Debuts New MagSafe-Compatible iPhone 12 Cases

Thursday January 14, 2021 1:40 pm PST by
Pad & Quill today announced the launch of a new series of iPhone 12 cases, all of which are MagSafe-compatible and designed to work with Apple's newest iPhone 12 devices. The Traveler LeatherSafe ‌iPhone 12‌ case is made from artisan leather with a built-in magnetic ring and a secure tension fit that shapes to the ‌iPhone 12‌. It features two-meter drop protection and the design leaves ports...
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Epic Games Expands Fortnite Legal Dispute With Apple to the UK

Thursday January 14, 2021 12:14 pm PST by
Epic Games has submitted a complaint to the United Kingdom's Competition Appeal Tribunal, expanding its Fortnite legal battle with both Apple and Google to another country. According to Bloomberg, ‌Epic Games‌ is claiming that Apple's decision to remove Fortnite from the App Store was unlawful, and the company is aiming to get Apple to allow Fortnite back into the British ‌App Store‌. In a...