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.

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Tile to Leverage Amazon Echo and Ring Devices to Better Compete With AirTags

Friday May 7, 2021 2:07 pm PDT by
Amazon today announced that it is teaming up with Tile to add Amazon Sidewalk integration to Tile's Bluetooth trackers. Amazon Sidewalk, for those unfamiliar, is a network of Amazon Bluetooth devices that's designed to improve the connectivity of devices like the Ring and Amazon Echo. Tile will now be joining Amazon Sidewalk, and through this integration, Amazon Echo and Ring devices will be ...
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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 124 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Friday May 7, 2021 1:38 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 124 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, JavaScript, Web API, Rendering, ...
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'XcodeGhost' Malware Attack in 2015 Impacted 128 Million iOS Users, According to Trial Documents

Friday May 7, 2021 12:55 pm PDT by
Back in 2015, a malware-infected version of Xcode began circulating in China, and malware-ridden "XcodeGhost" apps made their way into Apple's App Store and past the ‌App Store‌ review team. There were more than 50 known infected iOS apps at the time, including major apps like WeChat, NetEase, and Didi Taxi, with up to 500 million iOS users potentially impacted. It's been a long time since the ...
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AirTag Accessories: Keyrings and Holders for Apple's AirTags

Friday May 7, 2021 12:39 pm PDT by
Apple's AirTags do not come with a hole or any kind of attachment method, and short of drilling your own, you're going to need some kind of keyring, adhesive mount, or holder to attach the AirTag to various items. In this guide, we've rounded up a list of useful third-party ‌AirTags‌ accessories that you might want to check out. Apple Apple makes its own series of AirTag cases, which are...
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Apple Rejected Approximately 35% of Apps Submitted to App Store Between 2017 and 2019

Friday May 7, 2021 12:30 pm PDT by
The ongoing Epic Games v. Apple trial continues to provide insight into Apple's App Store processes, with documents today offering up details on the number of apps submitted to the ‌App Store‌ and rejected by Apple's review processes. Apple received an average of five million app submissions per year between 2017 and 2019, and between 33 and 35 percent of apps submitted were rejected by...
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Apple Hires New Vice President of Worldwide Corporate Communications

Friday May 7, 2021 11:53 am PDT by
Apple has hired Stella Low as its new vice president of worldwide corporate communications, reports BuzzFeed News. Low was the former communications chief at Cisco, and will report directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook. The role that Low is taking on at Apple has been empty for the last two years after PR chief Steve Dowling departed the company. Apple Fellow Phil Schiller has been handling the PR...
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Apple Shares Details on How Apple Card Family Works

Thursday May 6, 2021 6:01 pm PDT by
Apple introduced the new Apple Card Family feature at its April event, unveiling the new functionality that will let two people share an ‌Apple Card‌ and build credit together and that will also let children use a family ‌Apple Card‌ for purchases. Ahead of the ‌Apple Card‌ Family launch, Apple has shared some specifics on how it will work in a new support document. For account co-owners, each...
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Phil Schiller on App Store Knockoffs in 2012: 'Is No One Reviewing These Apps?'

Thursday May 6, 2021 1:49 pm PDT by
Knockoff apps have long been a problem in the App Store, with scam apps sneaking past reviewers to compete with genuine apps and steal sales, and back in 2012, Apple's Phil Schiller was absolutely furious when a fake app made it to the top of the ‌App Store‌ rankings, according to documents shared in the Epic v. Apple trial. At the time, Temple Run was a super popular iOS exclusive title, and...
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'AirTag Found Moving With You' - What it Means and What to Do

Thursday May 6, 2021 1:29 pm PDT by
Apple's AirTags have a built-in safety feature that's designed to prevent them from being used to track you, so no one can plant an AirTag in your items and then monitor your location without your awareness. If there is an AirTag that does not belong to you near you for an extended period of time, your Apple device will alert you with the following notification: "AirTag Found Moving With...
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Apple Offered Special App Store API Access to Hulu and Other Developers

Thursday May 6, 2021 12:42 pm PDT by
Today is the fourth day of the Epic Games v. Apple legal battle, and documents shared in the trial continue to give us insight into the App Store and Apple's business practices. ‌App Store‌ Vice President Matt Fischer is on the stand answering questions from Apple and Epic lawyers, and one of the emails shared as evidence confirms that Apple has established special deals with major app...
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Google Plans to Add Privacy Labels to Play Store Apps Next Year

Thursday May 6, 2021 11:57 am PDT by
Apple with iOS 14 introduced App Privacy labels for App Store apps, which are designed to let customers know details about the data that an app will collect about them before they make the decision to install an app. Google is planning to follow in Apple's footsteps with the Play Store, introducing a new feature that will require developers to provide transparency into how apps are using...
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PSA: macOS Big Sur 11.3 Includes Colorful New Wallpapers Designed for M1 iMac

Thursday May 6, 2021 11:44 am PDT by
Apple in macOS Big Sur 11.3 introduced a series of colorful wallpapers that are designed specifically for the M1 iMac, but you can unearth them and download them on any Mac with a few quick instructions. These are the wallpapers that have been used in Apple's marketing materials for the 24-inch ‌iMac‌, with different colored lines and patterns available for each ‌iMac‌ color. To get to these...
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Brave Browser for iOS Gains New Playlist Feature for Queueing Video and Audio Content

Thursday May 6, 2021 9:51 am PDT by
The Brave Browser available on iPhone and iPad today gained a new Playlist feature that's designed to save audio and video content in an easy-access queue. Users can keep a list of videos, songs, podcasts, and more, and then access it from the Brave browser at any time by tapping on the Brave Playlist option from the menu in the app. Adding any media to the Playlist is as simple as...
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Apple Shares 'Full Bloom' Shot on iPhone 12 Video Featuring Flowers

Thursday May 6, 2021 9:29 am PDT by
Apple today shared a new video in its ongoing "Shot on iPhone 12 - Everyday Experiments" series, which features unique photography tutorials and ideas for iPhone users, along with impressive visuals. "Full Bloom," as the name suggests, features flowers, and Apple says that it's meant to "celebrate spring's colors, life, and growth with the ‌iPhone 12‌." As with other "Everyday Experiments"...
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Billy Crudup to Star in Apple TV+ Retro-Future Dramedy 'Hello Tomorrow!'

Thursday May 6, 2021 9:21 am PDT by
Billy Crudup, who currently plays Cory Ellison on "The Morning Show," is set to star in another Apple TV+ series called "Hello Tomorrow," Apple announced today. Described as a "retro-future dramedy," the show features a group of traveling salesmen who are hawking lunar timeshares. Crudup will play the starring role of Jack, a talented, ambitious salesman "whose unshakeable faith in a...
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AirTag Anti-Stalking Measures 'Just Aren't Sufficient' Says Washington Post Report

Wednesday May 5, 2021 6:03 pm PDT by
The safeguards that Apple built into AirTags to prevent them from being used to track someone "just aren't sufficient," The Washington Post's Geoffrey Fowler said today in a report investigating how ‌AirTags‌ can be used for covert stalking. Fowler planted an AirTag on himself and teamed up with a colleague to be pretend stalked, and he came to the conclusion that the ‌AirTags‌ are a "new means...
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Twitter App for iOS Now Supports Larger Image Previews in Timeline

Wednesday May 5, 2021 1:51 pm PDT by
Twitter today announced that the Twitter for iOS app supports larger image previews in the timeline, which means tall images will no longer be cropped to a significant degree in the Twitter app. Twitter has been testing larger-sized image previews on iOS and Android since March, but now the expanded image previews are rolling out for everyone. no bird too tall, no crop too shortintroducing ...
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Luna Display's Mac-to-Mac Display Feature Now Works Over Ethernet and Thunderbolt

Wednesday May 5, 2021 1:14 pm PDT by
Astropad's Luna Display accessory that's able to turn an old iPad or Mac into a secondary display for a primary Mac was today updated with a new feature that's designed to allow Mac-to-Mac mode to work over Ethernet and Thunderbolt. The Luna Display is an alternative to Apple's Sidecar, allowing an ‌iPad‌ to be used as a display for a Mac. Unlike ‌Sidecar‌, it works with other Macs, so you can...
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Apple Discussed 'Punitive Measures' Against Netflix for Dropping In-App Purchases

Wednesday May 5, 2021 11:03 am PDT by
As the Epic Games v. Apple trial progresses into its third day, Apple's internal documents and communications with various companies are continuing to surface, giving us some insight into the dealings that Apple has had around the App Store. Back in December 2018, Netflix stopped offering in-app subscription options for new or resubscribing members and instead began requiring them to sign up ...
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How to Factory Reset an AirTag So Someone Else Can Use It

Tuesday May 4, 2021 3:26 pm PDT by
When you set up an AirTag, it's automatically associated with your Apple ID, which means it's linked to your ‌Apple ID‌ and can't be used by someone else unless you reset it. Resetting can be as simple as removing an AirTag from your ‌Apple ID‌, by following these steps: Open the Find My app. Tap on the AirTag that you want to remove by choosing its name from the list. Swipe upwards...