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 Arcade Gains Disney Dreamlight Valley, Puzzle & Dragons Story, and Sonic Dream Team

Tuesday December 5, 2023 3:55 pm PST by
Apple today updated its Apple Arcade gaming service with several new titles, including Disney Dreamlight Valley, Sonic Dream Team, Puzzle & Dragons Story, and Turmoil+. Disney Dreamlight Valley is a life simulation game starring Disney characters, and it has previously been available on console platforms. The ‌Apple Arcade‌ version of the game includes the base version and the A Rift in Time...

Popular Adventure Game 'Stray' Now Available for Apple Silicon Macs

Tuesday December 5, 2023 3:12 pm PST by
Adventure game "Stray," which is designed to let players take on the role of a daring orange cat, is available for download on the Mac as of today. Though the game was first released in 2022, it has been limited to Windows machines and PlayStation consoles until today. In this third-person adventure title, a stray cat's curiosity causes him to get stuck in a walled city filled with robots ...
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Apple's First iPhone SE Now Considered Vintage

Tuesday December 5, 2023 2:00 pm PST by
Apple today added the original iPhone SE to its vintage and obsolete products list. The first version of the ‌iPhone SE‌ came out in March 2016, which means it has been seven years since it launched. The ‌iPhone SE‌ was sold until September 2018, so it has been five years since it was last available for sale, making it eligible for Apple's vintage designation. Products are marked as vintage five ...
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iOS 17.2 Fixes Bug Preventing Wireless Charging From Working in Some Vehicles

Tuesday December 5, 2023 12:26 pm PST by
iOS 17.2 addresses a bug that was preventing some iPhones from wirelessly charging on the wireless charging pads included in some vehicles, according to Apple's release notes for the iOS 17.2 RC that came out today. There have been multiple complaints from iPhone 15 owners who have had charging issues in their Chevrolet, Cadillac, and Buick vehicles. In some of these cars, an iPhone placed...
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Apple Releases New AirPods Pro 2 Firmware

Tuesday December 5, 2023 11:28 am PST by
Apple today released new firmware update for both the Lightning and USB-C versions of the AirPods Pro 2. The new firmware is version 6B34, up from the 6B32 firmware introduced in November. Apple does not provide details on what features might be included in the refreshed firmware beyond "bug fixes and other improvements," so it is unclear what's new in the update, but prior software releases ...
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iOS 17.2 Brings Qi2 Support to iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 Models

Tuesday December 5, 2023 11:04 am PST by
The iOS 17.2 update that Apple is set to release to the public in the near future will bring support for the next-generation Qi2 wireless charging standard to the iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 models. Qi2 was mentioned in the release notes for the RC version of the update that came out today. With the addition of support for the new standard, ‌iPhone 13‌ and ‌iPhone 14‌ models will work with Qi2...
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Apple Seeds Release Candidate Versions of iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2 to Developers

Tuesday December 5, 2023 10:36 am PST by
Apple today seeded the release candidate versions (RCs) of upcoming iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2 updates to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming a week after Apple released the the fourth betas of iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2. The RCs represent the final version of the software that is expected to be provided to the public. Registered developers are able to opt into the betas...
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Apple Seeds macOS Sonoma 14.2 Release Candidate to Developers

Tuesday December 5, 2023 10:19 am PST by
Apple today seeded the release candidate (RC) version of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.2 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming a week after Apple seeded the fourth beta of ‌macOS Sonoma‌ 14.2. The RC represents the finalized version of ‌macOS Sonoma‌ 14.2 that will be released to the public should no major issues be found. Registered developers can opt-in to the beta...
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Apple Seeds Release Candidate Version of watchOS 10.2 to Developers

Tuesday December 5, 2023 10:18 am PST by
Apple today seeded the release candidate version of an upcoming watchOS 10.2 update to developers for testing purposes, with the update coming a week after Apple seeded the fourth watchOS 10.2 beta. To install the ‌watchOS 10.2‌ update, developers will need to open the Apple Watch app, go to the Software Update section under "General" in Settings, and toggle on the ‌watchOS 10‌...
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Apple Seeds tvOS 17.2 Release Candidate to Developers

Tuesday December 5, 2023 10:17 am PST by
Apple today seeded the release candidate version of an upcoming tvOS 17.2 to developers for testing purposes, with the update coming a week after the release of the fourth tvOS 17.2 beta. Registered developers are able to download the tvOS 17.2 update by opting in to the beta through the Settings app on the Apple TV. A registered developer account is required. tvOS updates are often minor ...
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Netflix 'Completely Satisfied' With Pace of Password Sharing Crackdown

Monday December 4, 2023 5:07 pm PST by
Netflix has been "completely satisfied" with the pace of the password sharing crackdown it initiated in the United States earlier this year, Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos said today at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference (via Variety). The streaming company first began eliminating password sharing in in several countries in Latin America in 2022, requiring those who wanted to...
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Apple Music Competitor Spotify Lays Off Over 1,000 Employees

Monday December 4, 2023 4:34 pm PST by
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek today announced that the company is laying off 17 percent of employees, which equates to more than 1,000 people. Spotify needs to cut costs in an effort to narrow the gap between its current operational costs and financial goal state. Over the last two years, we've put significant emphasis on building Spotify into a truly great and sustainable business - one designed to ...
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Gurman: Chase Bank is 'Ideal Partner' to Take Over Apple Card Deal

Monday December 4, 2023 3:22 pm PST by
With Apple and Goldman Sachs set to put an end to their Apple Card agreement over the next 12 to 15 months, Chase Bank could be the ideal partner to step in and take over Goldman Sachs' role, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In his weekly PowerOn newsletter, Gurman on Sunday said that JPMorgan Chase & Co already works with Apple on several financial initiatives, which is why Chase...
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Apple Computer Check Signed by Steve Jobs Expected to Fetch More Than $25,000 at Auction

Monday December 4, 2023 2:37 pm PST by
Steve Jobs memorabilia and remnants from Apple's early days tend to fetch high prices from collectors, and a check to RadioShack signed by Jobs is no exception. Up for auction this week, the check is expected to fetch more than $25,000. The check, which is from Apple Computer Company, was filled out by Jobs on July 23, 1976. It is made out for $4.01 and signed "Steven Jobs." The address on...

Verizon Offering $10/Month Netflix and Max Ad-Supported Combo Subscription

Monday December 4, 2023 11:49 am PST by
Verizon today announced a new partnership with Netflix and Max that will see the carrier offering a combined streaming bundle option to customers who subscribe to its "myPlan" offering. The combined Netflix and Max plan will be available for $10, but there is a minor catch because the subscriptions are ad-supported. Standalone versions of the ad-supported Netflix and Max plans are priced at...

Apple iPhone 15 Ad Highlights Portrait Camera Capabilities

Friday December 1, 2023 2:45 pm PST by
Apple today shared a new iPhone 15 ad that focuses on some of the camera capabilities of the device, such as the option to snap an image and then adjust the focus during the editing process. In the ad spot, a band is working on their album cover. One of the band members is using an iPhone to edit a picture of the trio in the group, and she uses the Portrait subject focus adjustment feature...
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Apple Music Hosting Taylor Swift Eras Experience in New York Next Week

Friday December 1, 2023 12:19 pm PST by
Apple today announced that it is hosting an event called "Taylor Swift's Eras: The Experience" in order to celebrate Taylor being named the 2023 Apple Music Artist of the Year. Apple at the time said Swift had reached a "new realm of superstardom" in 2023 thanks to the Eras tour and the release of 1989 (Taylor's Version). ‌Apple Music‌ is inviting "Swifties" to attend Taylor Swift Era's: The...
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The BoostCharge Pro 2-in-1 Dock is Belkin's Best Charger Yet

Friday December 1, 2023 10:48 am PST by
Belkin in October came out with the ">BoostCharge Pro 2-in-1 Dock, which is designed to charge the iPhone and the Apple Watch at the same time. Though the name is similar to many of the existing chargers that Belkin offers, it actually features one of Belkin's most thoughtful and unique designs to date. The charger is about palm sized, and it features a flat teardrop-shaped body with a...
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Review: The New Philips Hue Festavia Lights Offer More Versatility at a Higher Price

Friday December 1, 2023 9:51 am PST by
Philips Hue parent company Signify debuted a new version of the Hue Festavia string lights back in August, with plenty of availability now that the holidays are approaching. If you're up to date with Hue, you might know that the Festavia first came out last year, but the first version was available in limited quantities and was hard to get. After the holidays, the Festavia lights seemed to...
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Apple Adds New Features to Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Motion, Compressor, and Logic Pro

Thursday November 30, 2023 10:49 am PST by
Apple today released updates for its Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Motion, Compressor, and Logic Pro software, introducing new features and optimizations. Apple announced the Final Cut Pro updates for iPad and Mac earlier this month and has now launched them. Final Cut Pro on the Mac has been updated with organizational refinements like automatic timeline scrolling. Users will be able to keep...