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

How to Install Any iPhone or iPad App on an M1 Mac

Tuesday November 24, 2020 1:02 pm PST by
Apple's M1 Macs, which are the first to be powered by an Apple-designed Arm-based chip, are able to run iOS and iPadOS apps because of the common architecture between the different operating systems. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Some iOS developers have been updating their apps to make them compatible with macOS, but there are ways to download apps that haven't...

Apple Reminds Developers to Submit Privacy Info for 'Nutritional Label for Apps' Feature

Tuesday November 24, 2020 10:30 am PST by
Apple today reminded developers to submit privacy information for their apps using App Store Connect, with that info set to be used for a new privacy label feature that will be added to each ‌App Store‌ app. Apple announced the new privacy feature during WWDC, and it will see apps providing specific details on the information that is collected from users when an app is downloaded. Apple has...

Apple Shares Praise From Developers Happy With 15% App Store Fee Cut

Tuesday November 24, 2020 10:17 am PST by
Apple last week announced the launch of a new App Store Small Business Program that will see the company lowering its ‌App Store‌ fees for small business owners and independent developers. On January 1, 2021, all developers who earn less than $1 million from the ‌App Store‌ will pay a 15 percent commission to Apple instead of the standard 30 percent. Apple today shared a press release that has a ...

Apple M1 Hands-On Comparison: MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro vs. Mac Mini

Monday November 23, 2020 3:40 pm PST by
Apple's M1 Macs are out in the wild now, but ahead of the holidays, you might still be trying to figure out which one to pick up, either for yourself or as a gift for someone else. We've got all three of the new Macs available, so we thought we'd give MacRumors readers a hands-on overview of each machine in our latest YouTube video. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. ...

Video Demos Performance Differences Between 8GB and 16GB Apple M1 MacBook Pro

Monday November 23, 2020 2:54 pm PST by
All of the M1 Mac models use the same M1 chip, so the upgrade options are limited to SSD storage space and RAM. We haven't seen many comparisons that demonstrate the difference between a machine with 8GB RAM and the upgraded 16GB RAM option, but Max Tech today shared a video highlighting the performance between an 8GB MacBook Pro and a 16GB MacBook Pro. The video includes a series of...

Apple Extends Deadline Requiring Apps Offering Virtual Group Events to Use In-App Purchases

Monday November 23, 2020 10:33 am PST by
Apple in September tweaked its App Store rules surrounding in-app purchase requirements for realtime experiences, and as a result, apps that offer virtual events for more than a single person must use in-app purchases. Apple was originally requiring apps to comply starting in December 2020, but the deadline has now been pushed out until June 30, 2021.As the world fights COVID-19, we...

Apple Shutting Down App Store Connect From December 23 to December 27

Monday November 23, 2020 10:14 am PST by
Apple shuts down App Store Connect for a week around the holidays each year in an effort to give ‌App Store‌ staff time off from work. This year, ‌App Store‌ Connect will be unavailable from December 23 to December 27. With ‌App Store‌ Connect unavailable, Apple will not accept new apps or app updates, so all pricing changes and new app submissions need to be locked in before those dates for...

Astropad and Luna Display Updated With M1 Mac Support

Friday November 20, 2020 1:13 pm PST by
Astropad today announced that its Luna Display and Astropad software have been updated with support for Apple's new M1 Macs. Luna Display is an adapter that allows a Mac or an iPad to be used as a secondary display for a main Mac, while Astropad is software that lets an ‌iPad‌ be used as a secondary display or drawing tablet for a Mac. The software updates allow Astropad and Luna Display to ...

Leather Sleeve for iPhone 12 Models Now Available From Apple

Friday November 20, 2020 12:16 pm PST by
Apple today began selling the Leather Sleeve for the new iPhone 12 models, with the accessory having first been announced alongside the updated iPhones in October. Priced at $129, the Leather Sleeve is not a case and is designed to be removed when the iPhone is in use. It features a cutout at the front that displays the time, and it comes with a matching leather strap. According to Apple, it ...

Craig Federighi: Native Windows on M1 Macs is 'Really up to Microsoft'

Friday November 20, 2020 11:57 am PST by
Following the release of the M1 Macs Apple executives have been doing interviews with a range of publications, and today, Ars Technica published another interview with software engineering chief Craig Federighi, hardware technologies lead Johny Srouji, and marketing VP Greg Joswiak. Much of the interview focuses on topics that the three have already covered in prior discussions, but there is ...

Chrome for M1 Macs Runs Up to 80% Faster Than Rosetta 2 Version

Friday November 20, 2020 11:32 am PST by
Google earlier this week released a version of Chrome designed specifically for Apple's M1 Macs, and those with a new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Mac mini will want to download the Apple Silicon specific version of Chrome because it's going to run faster than the x86 version working through Rosetta 2. Following the release of the M1 version of Chrome, Ars Technica did a series of benchmarks ...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win 30W and 65W USB-C Power Adapters From RAVPower

Friday November 20, 2020 11:00 am PST by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with RAVPower to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a set of power adapters that are perfect for Apple's newest iPhones that don't come with chargers and Apple's latest M1 Macs. RAVPower makes a whole range of charger and power bank options, and this ‌giveaway‌ includes the 30W USB-C charger and the 65W 4-port USB-C charging station. Priced at...

Anker's eufyCam 2 Pro Camera With HomeKit Secure Video Now Available From Apple

Friday November 20, 2020 10:19 am PST by
Apple retail locations and Apple's online store now offer Anker's eufyCam 2 Pro, a home security camera that supports Apple's HomeKit Secure Video feature. Priced at $349.95, the eufyCam 2 Pro features a 2K resolution and a 140 degree field of view for sharp wide-angle video. The setup comes with a home base required for operation along with two cameras to use in the home. With HomeKit...

Apple Offers Instructions on What to Do if macOS Big Sur Causes Installation Errors on 2013 and 2014 MacBook Pro

Thursday November 19, 2020 6:12 pm PST by
Following the release of macOS Big Sur last week, a number of 2013 and 2014 MacBook Pro owners found that the update bricked their machines. Affected users saw their Macs get stuck displaying a black screen after attempting to install the new software. Apple has now addressed this issue in a new support document that provides instructions on what to do if ‌macOS Big Sur‌ can't be installed on...

Watch Apple's M1 MacBook Pro Obliterate 2020 Intel MacBook Pro in Speed Tests

Thursday November 19, 2020 3:23 pm PST by
Apple's first M1 Macs have defied expectations and are more powerful than anyone expected, handily beating out many other Intel Macs that Apple is continuing to sell. We've seen endless speed tests, but we thought we'd pit the M1 13-inch MacBook Pro against the model that it's replacing, the 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro with 1.4GHz quad-core Core i5 processor, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645, and 8GB...

iFixit Teardown: M1 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Internals Nearly Identical to Intel Models

Thursday November 19, 2020 3:12 pm PST by
iFixit today shared a teardown overview of the new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, giving us a peek at what's under the hood. For the most part, these machines look the same as older Intel MacBooks inside, but there are a few highlights. The removal of the fan is the biggest change to the ‌MacBook Air‌, with the fan having been replaced by an aluminum spreader located to the left of the logic...

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 116 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Thursday November 19, 2020 2:49 pm PST by
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced four years ago in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 116 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Extensions, Web Inspector, Web...

Apple and Verizon Debut '5G Fleet Swap' Enterprise iPhone Trade-In Program

Thursday November 19, 2020 12:48 pm PST by
Verizon today announced the launch of the "5G Fleet Swap," a new program that's designed to allow enterprise customers to trade in their entire fleet of smartphones and upgrade to an iPhone 12 for zero upfront cost. After the transition, the iPhones used by each business will have zero cost (for the ‌iPhone 12‌ mini) or a low monthly cost. Customers can choose to trade in smartphones from...

Apple Releases Revised Version of macOS 11.0.1 Big Sur

Thursday November 19, 2020 12:39 pm PST by
Apple today released a revised version of macOS 11.0.1 Big Sur, which appears to be available for some Mac users who had not previously installed the macOS 11.0.1 update. It's not clear why Apple has released a new version of macOS Big Sur 11.0.1, but 11.0.1 is the launch version of Big Sur on all Macs except for M1 Macs. Those who have already updated to ‌macOS Big Sur‌ will not see this...

Neo-Noir Psychological Thriller 'Losing Alice' Launching on Apple TV+ on January 22

Thursday November 19, 2020 12:25 pm PST by
Apple today announced that upcoming neo-noir psychological thriller "Losing Alice" will debut on Apple TV+ on Friday, January 22. The first three episodes will premiere on that date, with the final five episodes following weekly. Written and directed by Sigal Avin, "Losing Alice" follows aging director Alice and her growing obsession with young screenwriter Sophie.Using flashbacks and...