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.

Juli Clover's Articles

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iOS 16 Wishlist: Features MacRumors Readers Want to See in the Next Version of iOS

Friday May 27, 2022 2:15 pm PDT by
There's just over a week to go until the 2022 Worldwide Developers Conference, which is one of the biggest Apple events of the year. We've heard surprisingly little about iOS 16 this year, so we're in for some major surprises when June 6 rolls around. As we wait for the keynote event, we thought we'd share some iOS 16 wishlist items from MacRumors readers, because who knows? We just might...
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Beta Version of Plex Media Server With Native Apple Silicon Support Now Available

Friday May 27, 2022 2:10 pm PDT by
Popular media platform Plex today announced the launch of a beta version of the Plex Media Server that has native Apple silicon support. The new version of the Plex Media Server uses the "Universal" build for Macs, which means it is compatible with Apple silicon and Intel Macs. At the current time, the release version of the Plex Media Server runs using Rosetta 2. Since the introduction of...
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Video: Testing the MagFlott Magnetic iPad Stand

Friday May 27, 2022 11:47 am PDT by
If you've been looking for an iPad stand that can turn your ‌iPad‌ from a tablet to a desktop computing option, MacRumors videographer Dan Barbera has a recommendation for you. In his latest YouTube video, Dan checks out the MagFlott Magnetic ‌iPad‌ Stand from CharJenPro. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Priced at $129, the MagFlott is sturdy, attractive, and has tilt...
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Apple Developer App Updated Ahead of WWDC 2022

Thursday May 26, 2022 11:14 am PDT by
Apple is preparing for the Worldwide Developers Conference that's set to kick off in less than two weeks, and today updated the Apple Developer app with information about the 2022 event. The Apple Developer app has details on session videos, Digital Lounges, labs, coding challenges, and more for WWDC 2022, allowing developers to sign up to participate directly within the app. Developers...
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Some Users Experiencing Issues With Instagram

Thursday May 26, 2022 10:47 am PDT by
There appear to be ongoing issues with Instagram, based on a number of complaints from Instagram users who are unable to use the social network as normal. Some users have been logged out of the app and are not able to access it at all, while others are seeing blank image posts or are having issues loading images. Still others are seeing older images in the timeline that were originally...
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Apple Says Revised U.S. Sideloading Bill Would 'Undermine the Privacy and Security Protections' iPhone Users Rely On

Thursday May 26, 2022 9:56 am PDT by
Senator Amy Klobuchar last night introduced a revised version [PDF] of the American Choice and Innovation Act, as the U.S. government continues to work toward legislation that targets major tech companies and that would mandate sideloading on the iPhone. There are few changes to the bill that would alleviate Apple's concerns about it, and the Cupertino company provided a statement to MacRumor...
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Wallet App Now Supports Apple Account Cards on iOS 15.5

Wednesday May 25, 2022 5:01 pm PDT by
Apple appears to have recently updated the Wallet app to allow users to add an Apple Account Card, which displays the Apple credit balance associated with an Apple ID. If you receive an App Store or Apple Store gift card, for example, it is added to an Apple Account that was previously visible in the ‌App Store‌ and ‌Apple Store‌ apps. As of today, the Apple Account balance can also be added to...
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Live-Action 'Speed Racer' Series Coming to Apple TV+

Wednesday May 25, 2022 4:19 pm PDT by
Apple has picked up a live-action "Speed Racer" series for Apple TV+, reports Variety. The series has reportedly been in the works for years now, and will be executive produced by J.J. Abrams. "Speed Racer" is a Japanese automobile racing media franchise that originated in 1966 as a manga, and it was then adapted into an anime in 1967. It follows the adventures of titular character Speed...
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Apple Park WWDC Viewing Event for Developers to Include Special Tours of Caffe Macs, Fitness Center and More

Wednesday May 25, 2022 3:15 pm PDT by
On the first day of the Worldwide Developers Conference, a select number of developers will travel to Apple Park in Cupertino, California to experience a special viewing event at Apple's ring-shaped campus. The June 6 event will include a viewing of the WWDC keynote and the Platforms State of the Union as previously announced, but attendees have also been informed about what the rest of the...
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Apple's AirPods Pro vs. Sony's LinkBuds S Earbuds

Wednesday May 25, 2022 1:38 pm PDT by
Sony earlier this week came out with the WH-1000XM5 headphones, which we already checked out, and the LinkBuds S, a set of noise canceling earbuds that are similar to the AirPods Pro. In our latest YouTube video, we pit the ‌AirPods Pro‌ against the LinkBuds S to see how Sony's new earbuds offering measures up. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Priced at $199, the...
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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 146 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Wednesday May 25, 2022 1:34 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 146 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, JavaScript, Forms, Media,...
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Epic Games Says Court 'Reached the Wrong Answer' and Made 'Multiple Legal Errors' in Apple Fight

Wednesday May 25, 2022 1:08 pm PDT by
Epic Games and Apple are continuing with their legal dispute, and today, ‌Epic Games‌ filed its Appeal Reply and Cross-Appeal Response Brief, following Apple's appeal filing back in March. In the filing, ‌Epic Games‌ reiterates many of the same arguments that it made during the trial. The company believes that the district court "reached the wrong answer" and made "multiple legal errors." Apple, ...
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Ikea Debuts Matter-Compatible Smart Home Hub

Wednesday May 25, 2022 11:46 am PDT by
Swedish furniture and accessory store Ikea today announced the upcoming launch of the Dirigera smart hub, which supports Matter. Matter is a universal smart home automation connectivity standard that is being adopted by Amazon, Apple, Google, Samsung, and other manufacturers. It promises smart home interoperability, and is just beginning to roll out this year. The Dirigera is an upgrade from ...
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Apple Releases HomePod Software 15.5.1 With Fix for Bug That Could Cause Music to Stop Playing

Wednesday May 25, 2022 10:10 am PDT by
Apple today released a new 15.5.1 update for the HomePod and the HomePod mini, with the new software coming a week and a half after the launch of the 15.5 software for the HomePod. According to Apple's release notes, the 15.5.1 HomePod update addresses an issue that could cause music to stop playing after a short time. ‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌HomePod‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ software is ...
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Apple Releases tvOS 15.5.1 for Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K

Wednesday May 25, 2022 9:42 am PDT by
Apple today released tvOS 15.5.1, a minor update to the tvOS operating system that first launched in September 2021. tvOS 15.5.1 comes about 10 days after the launch of tvOS 15.5. tvOS 15.5.1 can be downloaded over the air on the Apple TV through the Settings app by going to System > Software Update. ‌‌‌‌‌‌‌Apple TV‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ owners who have automatic software updates...
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Apple Retail Chief Dissuades Employees From Unionizing in New Video

Wednesday May 25, 2022 9:38 am PDT by
As multiple Apple Stores in the United States work toward unionization, Apple's head of retail Deirdre O'Brien is aiming to thwart employee efforts through an anti-union video that was sent out to retail stores today. Bloomberg shared details on the video, with O'Brien telling employees that unionization could slow workplace progress and could result in a soured relationship between Apple...
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Apple-Commissioned Study Touts App Store Job Growth and Success of Small Developers

Wednesday May 25, 2022 6:00 am PDT by
Apple today shared details on developer studies sourced from economists at Analysis Group (commissioned by Apple) and the Progressive Policy Group, with the reports aimed at highlighting the successes of small businesses and independent developers on the App Store. Between 2019 and 2021, earnings for small developers increased by 113 percent, outpacing the growth of larger developers,...
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Apple Tightens COVID Prevention Rules for Developers Attending Apple Park WWDC Viewing Event

Tuesday May 24, 2022 3:25 pm PDT by
Developers who have been invited to attend the June 6 WWDC viewing event at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California will need to adhere to stricter COVID prevention rules that Apple has recently implemented. In emails sent out today, Apple informed developers that they will need to wear N95 masks while indoors, and that a negative FDA-approved COVID antigen test is required the day...
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Apple Reminds Developers That Apps Offering Account Creation Need to Add Account Deletion by June 30

Tuesday May 24, 2022 3:07 pm PDT by
Apple today reminded developers that all apps that support account creation need to have functionality for account deletion starting on June 30, 2022. That means if an app allows a person to sign up for an account, there must be an in-app way to delete said account later on. The account deletion rule was implemented as part of App Store changes that were introduced in June 2021, and Apple...
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Apple Shares WWDC 2022 Schedule, Keynote to Take Place June 6 at 10:00 a.m PT

Tuesday May 24, 2022 9:06 am PDT by
Apple today confirmed that the keynote event for the Worldwide Developers Conference will begin at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time on June 6, the first day of WWDC. The keynote will be an online-only event, though a select number of developers have been invited to the Apple Park campus for a viewing event. In addition to confirming the keynote date and time, Apple has shared the full WWDC 2022...