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.

Juli Clover's Articles

Camera Comparison: iPhone 12 Pro vs. iPhone 11 Pro

Thursday October 29, 2020 4:10 pm PDT by
Apple last week released the iPhone 12 Pro, which is being sold alongside the iPhone 12, 12 mini, and 12 Pro Max. The Pro Max has the best camera of the bunch, but since it's not out yet, we thought we'd take a look at the improvements introduced in the ‌iPhone 12 Pro‌ and see how camera quality compares to the iPhone 11 Pro. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The...

Apple Working 'Really, Really Hard' to Remedy Supply Constraints on iPhones, Macs, iPads and Some Apple Watches

Thursday October 29, 2020 3:11 pm PDT by
Multiple Apple products are seeing supply constraints, including the new iPhone 12 models, Macs, iPads, and some Apple Watch models. Apple CEO Tim Cook today told investors that Apple is "working really, really hard" to remedy the supply issues. If you look at iPhone, we're constrained today. Not a surprise at the front end of the ramp, and how long we'll be constrained is hard to predict. We...

Tim Cook Says Pandemic Boosting Contactless Payment Adoption in United States

Thursday October 29, 2020 3:01 pm PDT by
During today's earnings call covering the fourth quarter of 2020, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked about Apple's payment services, where he said that contactless payment usage could see growth in the United States due to the pandemic, where people are aiming to use cash less and less. As you can imagine in this environment, people are less wont to hand over a card. Contactless payment has taken on ...

Apple Sees All-Time High Mac Revenue of $9 Billion in Q4 2020

Thursday October 29, 2020 2:37 pm PDT by
With many people continuing to learn and work from home, Apple's Mac sales in the fourth quarter of 2020 hit a new all-time revenue record, hugely outpacing sales in the fourth quarter of 2019. Apple's Mac category brought in $9 billion, up from $7 billion in the year-ago quarter, marking growth of 29 percent. Apple says that sales were up despite supply constraints that the company was...

Apple's Wearables, Home and Accessories Category Sets All-Time Revenue Record of $7.9 Billion

Thursday October 29, 2020 2:32 pm PDT by
Apple's Wearables, Home, and Accessories category, which was previously known as the "Other" category, brought in record revenue in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2020, hitting $7.9 billion, up 21 percent from $6.5 billion in the year-ago quarter. Apple CFO Luca Maestri said that Apple hit September quarter records in every geographic segment in these categories. Apple's wearables category...

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'More Exciting Things' in Store For This Year

Thursday October 29, 2020 2:20 pm PDT by
During today's earnings call for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2020 (third calendar quarter), Cook said that while he doesn't want to give too much away, "this year has a few more exciting things in store." Cook is likely speaking about the Apple Silicon Macs, as Apple has previously said the first ‌Apple Silicon‌ Mac will be coming before the end of 2020. There are rumors of a third fall event ...

Apple's Services Revenue Hits New All-Time High of $14.5 Billion in Q4 2020

Thursday October 29, 2020 2:08 pm PDT by
Apple's services category, which includes iTunes, the App Store, Mac App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, AppleCare, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple News+ and more, continues to see major growth each quarter. According to today's earnings report covering the fourth fiscal quarter of 2020 (third calendar quarter), Apple's services segment brought in $14.5 billion, up from $12.5 billion in the...

Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Optimistic' About iPhone 12 Sales, Early Data 'Quite Good'

Thursday October 29, 2020 2:07 pm PDT by
Apple's iPhone 12 lineup launched too late to be included in the Q4 earnings results being shared today, but Apple CEO Tim Cook today said in an interview with CNBC that he's "optimistic" about Apple's ‌iPhone 12‌ sales because of 5G support, carrier promotions, and a loyal install base. According to Cook, initial data points on ‌iPhone 12‌ sales are "really quite good." During the earnings...

Apple One Service Bundles Set to Launch Tomorrow, Fitness+ Coming This Quarter

Thursday October 29, 2020 1:39 pm PDT by
Apple in September announced Apple One, a new series of services bundles that will let Apple device customers purchase several services together in one package instead of separately, saving money for those who use multiple Apple service products. Ahead of Apple's earnings call, Apple CFO Luca Maestri told Bloomberg that ‌Apple One‌ is set to launch on Friday, October 30. ‌Apple One‌ Bundle...

Netflix Raises Prices, Premium 4K Plan Now Costs $18 Per Month

Thursday October 29, 2020 1:15 pm PDT by
Netflix today announced a price increase, which will make the standard and premium plans more expensive, while pricing on the entry-level plan remains the same. The basic plan that limits quality to standard definition continues to be $8.99 a month, but the standard plan will now be priced at $13.99 (up from $12.99), and the premium plan will now be priced at $17.99 (up from $15.99). The...

iPhone 12 Models Don't Pose Greater Risk of Magnetic Interference to Pacemakers and Medical Devices

Thursday October 29, 2020 12:15 pm PDT by
Apple's iPhone 12 models are equipped with more magnets than prior models, featuring a ring of 18 magnets that surround a wireless charging coil to support MagSafe-based accessories. Given the increase in the number of magnets, those with medical devices that can experience magnetic interference such as pacemakers have wondered whether it's safe to use the new ‌iPhone 12‌. Apple's recently...

Apple's Latest macOS Big Sur Beta References Unreleased Macs

Thursday October 29, 2020 11:29 am PDT by
New Macs are on the horizon, with Apple promising to release the first Mac with an Apple Silicon chip before the end of 2020, and Apple's latest macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 beta suggests we could see several Macs updated. Files in the macOS Big Sur beta discovered by HarckerTech on Twitter point to three unreleased models. The files are located in the /System/Library folder where Apple has bundles...

MagSafe: Everything About Apple's New iPhone 12 Charging Technology

Thursday October 29, 2020 9:54 am PDT by
With the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro models introduced in October 2020, Apple reinvented “MagSafe,” a name once used for the breakaway magnetic charging cables designed for the MacBook. The repurposed MagSafe name still pertains to magnet-based accessories, but this time, designed for iPhones rather than Macs. All of the ‌iPhone 12‌ models have a ring of magnets built into the back around the...

Apple Invites Developers to Get One-on-One Guidance From Engineers Ahead of Apple Silicon Mac Launch

Wednesday October 28, 2020 2:39 pm PDT by
With the end of the year approaching, we're getting closer to the launch of the first Mac with an Apple Silicon chip. Apple has been allowing Mac developers to prepare for the transition to ‌Apple Silicon‌ through the Universal Quick Start Program, and now Apple is sending invites to testers to invite them to get one-on-one code-level guidance from an Apple engineer. Participants in the Quick...

First iPhone 12 Mini Hands-On Video Surfaces [Update: Video Pulled]

Wednesday October 28, 2020 1:21 pm PDT by
Apple's iPhone 12 mini and the iPhone 12 Pro Max aren't set to be available until November 13, but a Romanian YouTuber got his hands on the ‌iPhone 12‌ mini and showed it off today, offering a size comparison between the ‌iPhone 12‌ and the 12 mini along with going over some of the device's features. The ‌iPhone 12‌ mini is identical to the ‌iPhone 12‌ in design and functionality, but it has a...

Apple Renews Jason Sudeikis Show 'Ted Lasso' for Third Season

Wednesday October 28, 2020 11:44 am PDT by
Apple has renewed Apple TV+ show "Ted Lasso" for a third season due to its popularity with both viewers and critics. According to Apple, critics have called the series "terrific," "hilarious," "heart-swelling" and "infectious," with the show earning an 86 percent on ratings site Rotten Tomatoes. "Ted Lasso" is a comedy series that stars actor and Saturday Night Live alumnus Jason Sudeikis....

Apple Releases First macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 Beta to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Wednesday October 28, 2020 10:15 am PDT by
Apple today seeded a new macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 beta to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta replacing the existing macOS Big Sur 11 beta 10 update that was released two weeks ago. The macOS Big Sur beta can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center and once the appropriate profile is installed, subsequent betas will be available through the Software Update mechanism in...

Insta360 Launches New ONE X2 360-Degree Camera

Wednesday October 28, 2020 7:00 am PDT by
Insta360, known for its line of cameras that are able to capture 360-degree photos and videos, today announced the launch of the next-generation Insta360 ONE X2, a followup to the Insta360 ONE X. The Insta360 ONE X2 features the same familiar rectangular shape with 360-degree lens, but there are several additions, including a small preview screen that lets you see what the camera sees while...

Eve Adds Support for iOS 14's HomeKit Adaptive Lighting to Eve Light Strip

Wednesday October 28, 2020 6:00 am PDT by
Eve Systems, known for its line of HomeKit-connected products, today announced the launch of a new firmware update that will bring HomeKit Adaptive Lighting support to the Eve Light Strip. Eve is one of the first companies to embrace Adaptive Lighting, an iOS 14 feature that is designed to allow HomeKit-connected lights to adjust their color temperature throughout the day. Warm colors are...

After Mocking Apple, Samsung May Remove Power Adapter From Galaxy S21 Box

Tuesday October 27, 2020 4:29 pm PDT by
Samsung's Galaxy S21, coming in 2021, may not include a power adapter or headphones in the box, according to reports from Korean media sites highlighted by SamMobile. Rumors earlier this year also said that Samsung was considering removing these accessories from future smartphone models, but that didn't stop Samsung from mocking Apple for selling the iPhone 12 models without a power adapter...