Juli Clover

Juli is a Senior 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.

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Apple Gives Developer Account Page a Design Refresh

Tuesday October 4, 2022 3:07 pm PDT by
Apple today overhauled the developer account interface that developers access when logging into Apple's site, introducing a cleaner look that provides access to more information at a glance. While the prior version of the website had a side bar for navigation, the updated site features a top navigation bar with access to program resources, email preferences, membership details, code-level...
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Apple Releases New MagSafe Charger Firmware

Tuesday October 4, 2022 12:09 pm PDT by
Apple today released updated firmware for the MagSafe Charger that is designed to work with the iPhone 12 and later and the AirPods Pro 2. The new firmware is version 10M1821, up from the prior 10M229 firmware. Note that in the Settings app, you'll see a different version number than the firmware number, with the update displayed as version 255.0.0.0 (the prior firmware was 247.0.0.0). The...
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iOS 16.1 Beta Adds More Pronounced Gray Border Around Dynamic Island When Using Black Wallpapers or in Dark Mode

Tuesday October 4, 2022 11:58 am PDT by
With the latest iOS 16.1 beta, Apple has tweaked the design of the Dynamic Island on the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max to make it more visible on a dark background. When using a darker wallpaper or with the darker interface of Dark Mode activated, there is a light gray border around the outside of the Dynamic Island when the screen is dimmed or when the Dynamic Island is in active use. The...
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Review: Incase's Lanyard Pairs Well With AirPods Pro 2, But is Comparatively Expensive

Tuesday October 4, 2022 11:46 am PDT by
Apple's second-generation AirPods Pro Charging Case is equipped with a set of little metal holes at the right side, with the holes designed to accommodate a lanyard. Apple does not provide a lanyard with the ‌AirPods Pro‌, and is in fact selling just one on its website and in retail stores. The Incase Lanyard is priced at $12.95, and it was designed with the ‌AirPods Pro‌ in mind, launching on...
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Latest iOS 16.1 Beta Removes Adaptive Transparency Toggle for Original AirPods Pro, Confirming Bug

Tuesday October 4, 2022 11:24 am PDT by
The iOS 16.1 beta that was released to developers today removes the erroneous Adaptive Transparency toggle that was added for the original AirPods Pro and the AirPods Max in the prior beta. After updating last week, ‌AirPods Pro‌ and ‌AirPods Max‌ owners running the AirPods firmware beta found an "Adaptive Transparency" toggle in the AirPods settings, and it was initially assumed that Apple had...
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Apple Seeds New Betas of iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Tuesday October 4, 2022 10:06 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of iOS 16.1 to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming one week after the release of the third iOS 16.1 beta. The iOS 16.1 beta is also joined by the fifth beta of iPadOS 16.1, which is on a slightly different schedule as Apple started testing it prior to the launch of iOS 16. Registered developers can download the ‌iOS 16‌‌ and iPadOS 16...
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Apple Seeds Tenth Beta of macOS 13 Ventura to Developers

Tuesday October 4, 2022 10:05 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the tenth beta of macOS 13 Ventura, the next-generation version of the Mac operating system that's set to launch this fall. The tenth beta comes one week after Apple provided the ninth beta to developers. Registered developers can download the beta through the Apple Developer Center and once the appropriate profile is installed, betas will be available through the Software ...
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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of tvOS 16.1 to Developers

Tuesday October 4, 2022 10:03 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming tvOS 16.1 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming one week after the launch of the third beta. tvOS updates are typically minor, focusing on under-the-hood bug fixes and improvements rather than outward-facing changes. No new features were found in the first beta of tvOS 16.1. Apple shares some information on tvOS...
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Elon Musk Proposes to Follow Through With Twitter Acquisition

Tuesday October 4, 2022 9:31 am PDT by
Billionaire Elon Musk has once again reversed course in the ongoing Twitter acquisition saga, today sending a letter to Twitter proposing a purchase at the original price, reports Bloomberg. Musk originally offered to buy Twitter for $44 billion in April ($54.20 per share), a deal that Twitter ultimately accepted. Musk in May put the takeover "temporarily on hold" because of a dispute over...
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Matter Smart Home Standard Officially Launches, Support Could Come in iOS 16.1

Tuesday October 4, 2022 9:09 am PDT by
The Connectivity Standards Alliance and its members that include Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, and other smart home manufacturers, today announced the official launch of the Matter 1.0 smart home accessory standard. Companies that have agreed to support Matter now have all of the resources that they need to begin implementing Matter into their platforms, so we could see Apple integrating...
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Gamevice Accepting Pre-Orders for New 'Flex' Gaming Controller for iPhone

Tuesday October 4, 2022 6:00 am PDT by
Gamevice today announced that it is now accepting pre-orders for its latest gaming controller, the Gamevice Flex, which is designed to accommodate iPhones with cases of all sizes so there is no need to remove the case to play. The two sides of the Flex pull apart so that an iPhone can be placed in the middle, and then it closes around the sides of the ‌iPhone‌ for a secure fit. There is a...
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Video: AirPods Pro 2 vs. Bose QuietComfort II

Monday October 3, 2022 12:50 pm PDT by
Apple on September 23 officially launched the second-generation version of the AirPods Pro, introducing updated Active Noise Cancellation, Adaptive Transparency, improved sound, and more. Right around the same time, Bose introduced new QuietComfort II earbuds with many similar features, so we thought we'd compare the two to see which has the edge. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for ...
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Gurman: iOS 16.1 Adaptive Transparency Option for Original AirPods Pro and AirPods Max is a Bug

Monday October 3, 2022 12:01 pm PDT by
The AirPods Pro 2 Adaptive Transparency feature is not coming to the original ‌AirPods Pro‌ or the AirPods Max, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The Adaptive Transparency setting that appeared in the third iOS 16.1 beta is apparently a bug. ‌AirPods Max‌ and original ‌AirPods Pro‌ owners noticed an Adaptive Transparency setting that had replaced the original Transparency setting shortly after ...
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Zillow's iOS App Gains Apple Maps Look Around Integration

Monday October 3, 2022 11:39 am PDT by
Zillow today announced that it has integrated the Apple Maps Look Around feature into its real estate app, allowing potential home buyers to get a closer look at the neighborhood around a house they are interested in. Apple with iOS 16 added the ‌Apple Maps‌ Look Around feature to the MapKit API that is available to developers, letting developers add the feature to third-party apps for the...
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Twitter Blue Subscribers in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand Now Able to Edit Tweets, U.S. Support Coming Soon

Monday October 3, 2022 10:23 am PDT by
Twitter today announced that Twitter Blue subscribers located in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are now able to use the edit tweet feature that has been in testing since the beginning of September. An edit option has been in the works for several months now, with the "Edit Tweet" option showing up alongside the already available Delete Tweet, Pin to Profile, Change who can reply, and...
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The 2021 Apple TV Siri Remote Almost Had a Finger Rest

Monday October 3, 2022 9:50 am PDT by
Apple's 2021 Siri Remote that was released alongside the second-generation Apple TV 4K originally had a different design, according to filings that Apple submitted to the FCC ahead of the device's launch. In the images, there is shallow oval-shaped divot at the rear of the remote, which may have been intended as a finger rest to improve grip. The finger rest would have been above the Apple...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm Not Really Sure the Average Person Can Tell You What the Metaverse Is'

Friday September 30, 2022 12:51 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been touring Europe this week, sitting down for interviews with various media publications. Augmented reality has been a running theme in Cook's discussions, and it is a topic he brought up again in an interview with Dutch publication Bright, which is part of RTL News. "I think AR is a profound technology that will affect everything," Cook said, echoing comments from...
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Apple Adds iPhone 6 to 'Vintage Product' List

Friday September 30, 2022 12:27 pm PDT by
Apple today updated its list of vintage and obsolete products to add the iPhone 6 because it has now been more than five years since the device was last offered for sale. The ‌iPhone‌ 6 has something of a unique launch situation, so the timing of its addition to the list is a little bit off. The ‌iPhone‌ 6 was released in September 2014 alongside the ‌iPhone‌ 6 Plus. It was sold in 2015 as a...
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The MacRumors Show: A Week With the AirPods Pro 2 and Apple Watch Ultra

Friday September 30, 2022 10:04 am PDT by
On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, MacRumors editor Hartley Charlton and videographer Dan Barbera talk in depth about their experiences using the new Apple Watch Ultra and the AirPods Pro 2, both of which launched last week. Listen to ‌The MacRumors Show‌ via apps like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, Castro, Google Podcasts, or subscribe by copying our RSS feed directly into...
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Apple Shares New 'Chase' Ad Touting iPhone 14 Pro Camera Features [Updated]

Friday September 30, 2022 9:19 am PDT by
Apple today shared a new ad designed to highlight iPhone 14 Pro camera features that include the 48-megapixel Main camera, Action mode when capturing video, Cinematic mode for movie-like shots, and zoom options. In the spot, a filmmaker uses the ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ to shoot a series of action sequences, including a chicken running, a restaurant fight scene, a dance number, stop motion animation, a ...