Juli Clover

Juli is the 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 to Require COVID Testing for Employees Starting Next Month, Still No Vaccine Mandate

Friday September 17, 2021 10:15 am PDT by
Starting next month, Apple is ramping up COVID-19 testing requirements for employees. According to The Verge's Zoe Schiffer, unvaccinated employees will be required to get frequent COVID-19 tests, while vaccinated employees will receive infrequent tests if going into an office or store. Unlike other tech companies, such as Google and Facebook, Apple has not mandated vaccines for its...
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Renewable AppleCare+ Coverage for Mac Now Available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, and the UK

Friday September 17, 2021 9:56 am PDT by
Apple this week expanded the option to extend an expiring AppleCare+ plan to additional countries, including France, Italy, and Spain. In addition, Apple has also expanded the Mac coverage renewal option to all countries where extended ‌AppleCare‌+ coverage is offered: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Prior to now, extended...
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Apple Shares Guided Video Tour of iPhone 13 and 13 Pro

Friday September 17, 2021 9:27 am PDT by
Apple today published a seven minute video positioned as a tour of the iPhone 13 and 13 Pro, with the walkthrough coinciding with the pre-orders that are now live. Filmed at the Tower Theater Apple Store in Los Angeles, the tour highlights the four available sizes, camera technology like Cinematic Mode and improved low-light performance, the Ceramic Shield display and IP68 water resistance,...
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iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max Now Available for Pre-Order

Friday September 17, 2021 5:01 am PDT by
Apple is now accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 13, ‌iPhone 13‌ mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max through its online storefront and through the Apple Store app. Pre-orders are available in more than 30 countries and regions around the world. Those who used the "Get Ready" feature to prepare for pre-orders will just need to hit a button to get their orders in. This year's iPhones...
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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 132 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Thursday September 16, 2021 2:24 pm PDT by
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced 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 132 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, JavaScript, Web API, WebRTC,...
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Apple Watch SE Now Comes With a USB-C Charging Cable

Thursday September 16, 2021 10:35 am PDT by
Customers who order one of Apple's lower-cost Apple Watch SE devices will now receive an upgraded USB-C charging cable in the package, rather than the previous USB-A charging cable. Apple is changing the cable in the box as it continues to transition away from USB-A and for consistency across the Apple Watch lineup. The ‌Apple Watch SE‌ will apparently ship with the same USB-C Fast Charger...
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Review: Classicbot's Latest iBoy Accessory is a Wearable iPhone Pouch

Thursday September 16, 2021 10:30 am PDT by
Classicbot designer Philip Lee has created a range of robot figurines, toys, plushes, and pins that are modeled after classic Apple devices like the Mac and the iPod. The latest Classicbot product is an updated version of the iBoy that's available in pouch form. Lee's previously released iBoy was made from plastic and modeled after the Classic iPod. The iBoy Phone Pouch looks similar to the...
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What's Still Coming in 2021 at Apple's Second Fall Event

Wednesday September 15, 2021 2:32 pm PDT by
Apple held its "California Streaming" event yesterday to unveil new iPads, the iPhone 13 lineup, and the Apple Watch Series 7, but we're not yet done with new products for the year. We're expecting a second fall event to be held in either October or November, and this event will likely focus on Macs. Below, we've highlighted the products that are still rumored to be launching before the end...
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iPhone 13 Pro Offers Significantly Improved GPU Performance Compared to iPhone 12 Pro

Wednesday September 15, 2021 1:50 pm PDT by
Just a day after the iPhone 13 models were announced by Apple, the first Geekbench score has already surfaced. Someone has benchmarked the GPU performance of the iPhone 13 Pro, and there's a significant performance increase compared to the prior-generation iPhone 12 Pro. The ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌, or iPhone14,2, earned a Metal score of 14216, a 55 percent increase compared to the 9123 Metal score...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Makes TIME's List of 100 Most Influential People of 2021

Wednesday September 15, 2021 10:20 am PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook is one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2021 according to TIME's newly published rankings. TIME shares an annual list highlighting world leaders, celebrities, tech company executives, authors, musicians, athletes, and more, and this is not the first time Cook has been celebrated. This year's list is broken up into categories that include Icons, Pioneers, Titans,...
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Apple Makes Latest AirTags Firmware Available to All Users

Wednesday September 15, 2021 9:56 am PDT by
Apple this week continued distributing new firmware for the AirTags that first rolled out in August. There have been several minor releases with different build numbers, and behind the scenes, those tweaks were to meter the number of people who were seeing the AirTag update at one time. The last version, for example, with a build number of 1A291e changed nothing other than the rate limit on...
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Shooting 4K ProRes Video Requires iPhone 13 Pro With at Least 256GB Storage

Tuesday September 14, 2021 7:57 pm PDT by
The new iPhone 13 Pro models support 4K ProRes video recording, but there's a catch if you want to capture video at the highest quality - you need an ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ or Pro Max with at least 256GB of storage space. On Apple's tech specs page for the new devices and in the press release announcing the new ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ models, Apple says that if you have an ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ or ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max...
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Everything Announced at Today's Apple Event

Tuesday September 14, 2021 6:11 pm PDT by
Apple today held its annual iPhone-centric event, introducing the iPhone 13 mini, ‌iPhone 13‌, iPhone 13 Pro, and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max. We also got a look at the new Apple Watch Series 7 and were surprised with the new ninth-generation low-cost iPad and the iPad mini 6. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. It took Apple an hour and twenty minutes to introduce the new devices ...
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Apple Letting Customers 'Get Ready' for iPhone 13 Launch With Pre-Order Setup

Tuesday September 14, 2021 6:10 pm PDT by
Following the announcement of the iPhone 13 mini, ‌iPhone 13‌, iPhone 13 Pro, and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max, Apple is allowing customers to get ready for pre-orders, which are set to take place on Friday, September 17 at 5:00 a.m. Pacific Time. Existing and new iPhone Upgrade Program members can use the Apple Store app on the ‌iPhone‌ or Apple's website to go through all of the pre-approval steps to get ...
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All of the New iPhone 13 Camera Features: Macro, Cinematic Mode, Photographic Styles, Sensor Improvements and More

Tuesday September 14, 2021 3:56 pm PDT by
With the launch of the iPhone 13 mini, ‌iPhone 13‌, iPhone 13 Pro, and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max, Apple introduced several updated camera features, some of which are hardware based and some of which are software based. Notably, the ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max now have identical camera systems, a departure from the different cameras featured in the iPhone 12 Pro and the 12 Pro Max. As usual,...
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Apple Watch Series 7 to Come in 41mm and 45mm Case Sizes, Will Be Compatible With Older Bands

Tuesday September 14, 2021 2:48 pm PDT by
Apple hasn't released full details on the Apple Watch Series 7 as of yet because it's not set to launch until later this fall, but the new Apple Watch bands that came out today confirm that the Series 7 will be available in 41mm and 45mm sizes. The 41mm ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ replaces the 40mm Apple Watch Series 6, while the 45mm ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ replaces the 44mm Apple Watch Series 6....
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iPhone 13 Models Support Dual eSIMs [Updated]

Tuesday September 14, 2021 2:20 pm PDT by
According to the technical specifications for the iPhone 13, ‌iPhone 13‌ mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max, all of the devices include dual eSIM support, which is a feature that's new to the iPhone lineup this year. Dual eSIM support means that the ‌iPhone 13‌ models can use two eSIMs simultaneously rather than just one eSIM and one nano-SIM. Prior ‌iPhone‌ models like the iPhone 12...
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iPhone 13 Models Are Heavier and Thicker Than iPhone 12 Models

Tuesday September 14, 2021 1:51 pm PDT by
Apple's iPhone 13 models are nearly identical in design to the iPhone 12 models, but there are some slight differences in weight and thickness. All of the ‌iPhone 13‌ models are heavier than their ‌iPhone 12‌ counterparts, likely due to the larger batteries that are inside and the thickness increase. Weight comparisons are below. ‌iPhone 13‌ mini - 141 grams vs. 135 grams ‌iPhone 13‌ - 174...
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iPhone 13 Models Feature 20% Smaller Notch That's Just a Tiny Bit Taller

Tuesday September 14, 2021 1:36 pm PDT by
Apple's new iPhone 13 models that were released today feature an updated TrueDepth camera and a new design for the notch, which has been slimmed down. Apple said on stage that the notch is now 20 percent less wide than the notch used in prior models, but comparisons between the iPhone 12 and ‌iPhone 13‌ confirm that the new notch design is just a tad bit taller. In the overlay above, you...
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Apple's 'California Streaming' Event Now Available on YouTube and Events Website

Tuesday September 14, 2021 12:54 pm PDT by
For those that missed Apple's California Streaming event this morning, the full hour and 20 minute long keynote can be watched both on YouTube and through Apple's Events website. Apple also debuted several new videos during the event, which have also been uploaded to YouTube separately. The videos feature the iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13, iPad mini, and Apple Watch Series 7, along with...