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.

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Apple Shares 2023 App Store Transparency Report

Friday May 17, 2024 2:20 pm PDT by
Apple today published its second annual App Store Transparency Report [PDF], highlighting details like the number of apps that were rejected during the year, the number of customer and developer accounts deactivated, the number of apps removed from the ‌App Store‌, and more. In 2023, there were 1,870,119 total apps available, and Apple reviewed 6,892,500 app submissions. 1,763,812 apps were...
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iOS 17.5 Bug May Also Resurface Deleted Photos on Wiped, Sold Devices

Friday May 17, 2024 12:24 pm PDT by
A bug in iOS 17.5 is apparently causing photos that have been deleted to reappear, and the issue seems to impact even iPhones and iPads that have been erased and sold off to other people. A Reddit user wiped an iPad following Apple's guidelines in September of 2023 before selling it off to a friend. That friend updated the ‌iPad‌ to iPadOS 17.5 this week, and began seeing the Reddit user's old ...

Hands-On With the New M2 iPad Air

Friday May 17, 2024 10:44 am PDT by
Apple this week came out with new iPad Pro and iPad Air models. The ‌iPad Pro‌ has a next-generation M4 chip and an OLED display so it got much of the attention, but Apple added a whole new size to the Air lineup to offer a more affordable way to get a bigger screen. We spent some time with the new ‌iPad Air‌ to see what's new and whether it's worth buying. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube ...
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MacRumors Giveaway: Win an Apple Vision Pro From iMazing

Friday May 17, 2024 10:05 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with iMazing to offer MacRumors a chance to win an Apple Vision Pro headset. The giveaway celebrates the recent release of iMazing 3, and the winner will also receive an iMazing 3 license that covers five devices (including the Vision Pro). iMazing 3 has been redesigned and re-engineered for from the ground up for both Macs and Windows PCs, for ease...
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Threads Gets Multi-Column TweetDeck-Like Web View

Thursday May 16, 2024 4:06 pm PDT by
Threads is working on a new web view that features the option to pin customized columns, similar to the TweetDeck feature that used to be available on Twitter. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared an image of the new web option, which he said is currently being tested. The screenshot shows several custom columns, including a "For you" and several topic-based columns. Favorite searches,...
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iMessage Down for Some Users [Update: Service Restored]

Thursday May 16, 2024 3:00 pm PDT by
The iMessage service that Apple users to send messages to one another appears to be down for some users, and messages are failing to go out or are taking an extra long time to send. There are numerous reports about the issue on social networks and a spike of outage reports on Down Detector, but Apple's System Status page is not yet reporting an outage. Update: Apple's status page says...
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iPhone 16 Display Production Set to Start in June

Thursday May 16, 2024 12:27 pm PDT by
Production on displays destined for the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Pro models will start in June, according to display analyst Ross Young. In a tweet limited to subscribers, Young said that panel production will begin next month, with the smaller-sized ‌iPhone 16‌ and ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌ to have the highest volume production projected for June. Apple suppliers will manufacture the displays and send...
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40 Million People Subscribe to Netflix's Ad-Supported Tier

Wednesday May 15, 2024 5:08 pm PDT by
Netflix's ad-supported streaming tier has 40 million global monthly active users, up 35 million from a year ago, Netflix said today at its Upfront advertising presentation. Netflix has 270 million total subscribers worldwide, so the majority of its users are still on the ad-free tiers. Netflix resisted implementing an ad-supported tier for many years, but confirmed in 2022 that it had plans...
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RetroArch iOS and tvOS Emulator for Atari, Commodore, Nintendo, Sega and Sony Games Now Available

Wednesday May 15, 2024 4:55 pm PDT by
With Apple's decision to allow game emulators on the App Store, several popular emulators like Delta have now launched for iPhone and iPad. RetroArch is the latest emulator to come to the ‌App Store‌, allowing gamers to play games from a wide range of systems. RetroArch supports multiple versions of Atari and Commodore systems, as well as the Nintendo DS, Game Boy, NES, SNES, and Virtual Boy....
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Goodnotes Adds New Features That Work With Apple Pencil Pro

Wednesday May 15, 2024 4:24 pm PDT by
Popular note taking app Goodnotes today announced new features that are designed to work with the Apple Pencil Pro that launched alongside the 2024 iPad Pro models. The ‌Apple Pencil‌ Pro supports a squeeze gesture with haptic feedback, as well as a barrel roll for better control over shaped pen and brush tools. Palette is a set of tools that pops up in Goodnotes with a squeeze of the Apple...
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Astropad's Paper-Like Screen Protector and Apple Pencil Tip Works With M4 iPad Pro

Wednesday May 15, 2024 3:29 pm PDT by
Astropad today confirmed that its updated version of Rock Paper Pencil is compatible with the 2024 iPad Pro and iPad Air models. Rock Paper Pencil is a screen protector and Apple Pencil tip duo designed to mimic the feel of writing on paper with a pen. Rock Paper Pencil combines a removable screen protector with a unique ‌Apple Pencil‌ tip to replicate the feel of writing on paper. The...
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Music Publishers Accuse Spotify of Copyright Infringement

Wednesday May 15, 2024 3:07 pm PDT by
The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) today sent a cease and desist letter to Spotify, accusing the music streaming service of using its members' copyrighted content without appropriate licensing. The letter was shared by Billboard, and it suggests that Spotify is "hosting unlicensed musical works in its lyrics, videos, and podcasts." Spotify has been asked to remove the...

Assassin's Creed Shadows Coming to Apple Silicon Macs in November

Wednesday May 15, 2024 2:05 pm PDT by
Ubisoft today announced plans to release Assassin's Creed Shadows, the next game in the Assassin's Creed franchise, on November 15. It will be available on Macs with Apple silicon through the Mac App Store, as well as Windows PCs, the Xbox Series X or Series S, and the PlayStation 5. Assassin's Creed Shadows takes place in 16th century Japan, with players set to take on the role of Naoe, a...

Hands-On With the New M4 OLED iPad Pro

Wednesday May 15, 2024 10:40 am PDT by
Today is the official launch day of the new iPad Pro models, and these updated tablets mark the biggest feature and design refresh that we've seen for the ‌iPad Pro‌ in several years. We picked up one of the new 13-inch models to check out everything new. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. When it comes to design, Apple is still offering 11-inch and 13-inch size options ...
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M4 iPad Pro Models Start Arriving to Customers in New Zealand and Australia

Tuesday May 14, 2024 3:03 pm PDT by
It's already Wednesday, May 15 in Australia and New Zealand, so customers who pre-ordered one of the new M4 iPad Pro or M2 iPad Air models are starting to receive their devices. The new iPads were introduced last week, with the ‌iPad Pro‌ featuring OLED display technology, a next-generation M4 chip, and a thin and light design that makes it even thinner and lighter than the iPad "Air."...
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Latest Version of Android Has Gemini AI at Its Core

Tuesday May 14, 2024 1:07 pm PDT by
Google today announced several new AI features that it is building into the Android 15 operating system, giving us some insight into what Apple's iPhone operating system will be competing with later this year. According to Google, Android has been designed with AI at its core, and Gemini is a foundational part of the Android experience that works at the system level. There is an AI powered...
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Apple Says It Stopped $7 Billion in Fraudulent Transactions in Last 4 Years

Tuesday May 14, 2024 10:14 am PDT by
Apple today shared its fourth annual fraud prevention analysis, providing insight into how the App Store's rules protect users from fraudulent apps and other security issues. Apple says that it prevented over $1.8 billion in fraudulent transactions in 2023 alone, and $7 billion during the period from 2020 to 2023. Apple blocked more than 14 million stolen credit cards and banned more than...
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iOS 17.5 Features: What's New in iOS 17.5

Monday May 13, 2024 4:44 pm PDT by
Apple recently released iOS 17.5, the newest version of iOS. It brings some major changes to the iPhone if you're in the European Union, and some smaller updates if you're not. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. In this article, we've rounded up everything new in iOS 17.5. App Downloads From Websites (EU Only) iOS 17.5 brings support for web-based app distribution ...
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Setapp's EU Alternative iPhone App Marketplace Launching on May 14

Monday May 13, 2024 4:22 pm PDT by
MacPaw today said that its Setapp alternative app marketplace for the iPhone will be launching on Tuesday, May 14 in the European Union. A Setapp marketplace has been in the works since February, which is when Apple first announced the alternative app downloading options that would be coming in iOS 17.4. For those unfamiliar with Setapp, it is a subscription-based service that lets users...
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iPad Marketing VP: iPad and Mac are Complementary Devices, Not Competing Devices

Monday May 13, 2024 3:53 pm PDT by
For her review of the new M4 iPad Pro, The Wall Street Journal's Joanna Stern spoke with Tom Boger, Apple's vice president of iPad and Mac marketing. Stern focused on comparing the ‌iPad Pro‌ to a MacBook, and asked some targeted questions about the way Apple views the two devices. According to Boger, Apple sees the ‌iPad Pro‌ and Mac as devices that are meant to be used alongside one another....