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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iOS 14 Again Said to Be Compatible With All iPhones Able to Run iOS 13

Monday June 1, 2020 2:08 pm PDT by
iOS 14 will be compatible with all iPhones and iPod touch models able to run iOS 13, according to information shared today by Israeli site The Verifier. The compatibility data was allegedly found in a leaked version of iOS 14 and confirmed by what The Verifier says is a "trusted source from the system development process." iOS 13 is compatible with the iPhone 6s and later, with a full...

Signs of Upcoming Audio Support for Apple News+ Found in iOS 13.5.5

Monday June 1, 2020 1:30 pm PDT by
Apple appears to be moving ahead with plans to provide Apple News+ users with an option to listen to audio stories of some news stories, according to details found in the iOS 13.5.5 beta. An ‌Apple News‌+ audio icon in the beta An icon depicting an ‌Apple News‌+ Audio feature is present in the beta, along with some related imagery. Apple is planning to offer a recap of the day's top stories,...

Mockups Depict iPhone 12 Lineup Sizes, Relocated SIM Tray

Monday June 1, 2020 1:22 pm PDT by
A series of 3D printed iPhone 12 mockups designed based on leaked schematics and info from Apple's supply chain was today shared by Japanese site Mac Otakara, giving us a first look at what we can expect from the 2020 iPhone lineup. Rumors have suggested Apple will release four ‌iPhone 12‌ models in 2020: A 5.4-inch ‌iPhone 12‌, a 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 12‌, a 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro, and a 6.7-inch...

Italy and Latvia Launch Apps That Use Apple's Exposure Notification API

Monday June 1, 2020 12:38 pm PDT by
European countries have begun to roll out COVID-19 contact tracing apps that take advantage of the Exposure Notification API designed by Apple and Google, with Italy and Latvia both launching new apps over the course of the last few days. As noted by MacStories' Federico Vittici, Italy today released Immuni, a privacy-focused contact tracing app that's designed to alert users if they've been ...

Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS and iPadOS 13.5.5 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Monday June 1, 2020 11:11 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the first betas of upcoming iOS 13.5.5 updates to developers, one week after releasing iOS 13.5 with the Exposure Notification API, Face ID mask updates, Group FaceTime changes, and more, and just an hour after releasing the iOS and iPadOS 13.5.1 updates with security fixes to address the unc0ver jailbreak. iOS and ‌iPadOS‌ 13.5.5 can be downloaded from the Apple Developer...

Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Supplemental Update With Security Fix

Monday June 1, 2020 10:56 am PDT by
Apple today released a supplemental update for macOS Catalina 10.15.5, the fifth update to the ‌macOS Catalina‌ operating system that was released in October 2019. The supplemental update comes a week after the release of the ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.5 update. ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ 10.15.5 is a free update that can be downloaded from the Mac App Store using the Update feature in the System...

Apple Seeds First Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Update to Developers

Monday June 1, 2020 10:49 am PDT by
Apple today appears to have seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.6 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.5 with battery health management features for Macs. The ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.6 beta can be downloaded from the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences, as it does not yet appear to be showing up in the Apple...

Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 13.5.1 With Fixes for Recent 'unc0ver' Jailbreak Vulnerability

Monday June 1, 2020 9:58 am PDT by
Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 13.5.1, minor updates that come a little over a week after the release of iOS and ‌iPadOS‌ 13.5, major updates that brought the Exposure Notification API, FaceTime changes, mask-related unlocking updates and more. The iOS and ‌iPadOS‌ 13.5.1 updates are available on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the updates, go to Settings >...

Apple Releases watchOS 6.2.6 With Security Fixes

Monday June 1, 2020 9:57 am PDT by
Apple today released watchOS 6.2.6, the ninth update to the watchOS 6 operating system that's designed to run on modern Apple Watch models. watchOS 6.2.6 comes a little over a week after the launch of watchOS 6.2.5, an update that introduced new Pride ‌Apple Watch‌ faces. watchOS 6.2.6 can be downloaded for free through the dedicated ‌Apple Watch‌ app on the iPhone by going to General > Software ...

Apple Releases tvOS 13.4.6 for Fourth and Fifth-Generation Apple TV Models

Monday June 1, 2020 9:56 am PDT by
Apple today released tvOS 13.4.6, a minor update to the tvOS operating system that runs on the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models. tvOS 13.4.6 comes a little over a week after the release of tvOS 13.4.5. tvOS 13.4.6, a free update, can be downloaded over the air through the Settings app on the ‌Apple TV‌ by going to System > Software Update. ‌Apple TV‌ owners who have automatic software ...

Apple Releases New 13.4.6 Software for HomePod

Monday June 1, 2020 9:55 am PDT by
Alongside iOS and iPadOS 13.5.1, Apple today released new 13.4.6 software for the HomePod. According to Apple's release notes, the update includes general improvements for stability and quality. The new ‌HomePod‌ software comes a little over a week after Apple released the ‌HomePod‌ 13.4.5 software, also with minor improvements. ‌HomePod‌ software is installed automatically on the ‌HomePod‌, but...

After Apple Bans Vape Apps From App Store, PAX Creates Website for Vape Management

Monday June 1, 2020 9:42 am PDT by
Apple in November removed all vaping-related apps from the App Store, leaving people with app-connected vapes without a way to control their devices on their iPhones. Vape manufacturer PAX has found a way to get around Apple's rules, launching a website that allows users to manage their PAX vapes. With the new web app, Era and Era Pro users can control their devices on Macs and PCs using...

Apple TV+ Show 'Ted Lasso' With Jason Sudeikis Launching August 14

Saturday May 30, 2020 9:24 am PDT by
Actor and Saturday Night Live alumnus Jason Sudeikis's "Ted Lasso" series is set to launch on Apple TV+ on Friday, August 14. The original Ted Lasso content Sudeikis played Ted Lasso for the 2013 NBC Sports English Premier League coverage, and now he is reviving the character for his new television show.Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso, a small-time college football coach from Kansas hired to coach a ...

8 Mac Tips and Tricks You Might Not Know

Friday May 29, 2020 12:36 pm PDT by
There are tons of hidden features and shortcuts for Macs that Apple has built into macOS over the years, ranging from shortcuts to keyboard commands to other little hacks to make Mac usage just a bit simpler. In our latest YouTube video, we highlighted several of these tips and tricks, and some of them might just be new to you. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Tr...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a HyperCube Wireless Charging Station From Ampere

Friday May 29, 2020 11:02 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Ampere to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a HyperCube Wireless Charging Station, which is a nifty cube-shaped wireless charger that has more than 13 smart features packed into it. The HyperCube, priced at $160, is designed to be an all-in-one bedside charging solution and sleep aid. It has three Qi-based wireless charging surfaces...

Judge Dismisses 'Servant' Copyright Lawsuit Against Apple and M. Night Shyamalan

Thursday May 28, 2020 4:50 pm PDT by
A lawsuit that accused Apple and M. Night Shyamalan of copying 2013 film "The Truth About Emanuel" for the "Servant" Apple TV+ series has been dismissed, reports Variety. A federal judge today threw out the copyright lawsuit, which had been levied against Apple and Shyamalan by director Francesca Gregorini, who claimed that "Servant" appropriated the plot of her movie and used the same...

Apple Pay Promo Offers 30% Discount From Ray-Ban

Thursday May 28, 2020 4:35 pm PDT by
Apple sends out Apple Pay promotional emails on a regular basis, and this week's promotion provides a 30 percent discount on custom sunglasses or eyeglasses from Ray-Ban when using ‌Apple Pay‌ and the promo code APPLEPAY at checkout. The deal applies only to custom orders on the Ray-Ban.com website, and the promotion is valid until June 3, 2020. The Ray-Ban website features a Custom Lab that...

'SpongeBob: Patty Pursuit' Now Available on Apple Arcade

Thursday May 28, 2020 3:53 pm PDT by
Apple regularly adds new games to its Apple Arcade gaming service, and this week's addition features characters from the popular SpongeBob cartoon. Described as a platform running game, SpongeBob: Patty Pursuit allows players to take on the role of SpongeBob to defeat Plankton's minions and rescue SpongeBob's friends. Trouble has come to Bikini Bottom! The evil "mastermind" Sheldon J. Plankton ...

Apple Picks Up 'Hedy Lamarr' TV Show Starring Gal Gadot

Thursday May 28, 2020 12:23 pm PDT by
Apple recently gave a straight-to-series order for an upcoming TV show about film legend Hedy Lamarr, which is set to star Gal Gadot, reports Variety. The show follows the true story of actress, film producer, and inventor Hedy Lamarr, who starred in 30 films and co-invented an early version of frequency-hopping spread spectrum."Hedy Lamarr" will follow the true story of the Hollywood...

Troubleshooting AirPods Pro Crackling/Popping Issues

Thursday May 28, 2020 11:14 am PDT by
Some AirPods Pro owners have run into issues with their earbuds, and there have been numerous complaints about crackling or popping noises that occur during movement when the ‌AirPods Pro‌ are worn. This guide outlines the problem and provides troubleshooting steps recommended by Apple as a potential fix. Some ‌AirPods Pro‌ users have been complaining of rattling, crackling, or static-like...