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

Hands-On With iOS 14.2's New Shazam Music Recognition Toggle in Control Center

Monday September 28, 2020 2:35 pm PDT by
Shortly after launching iOS 14, Apple introduced an upcoming iOS 14.2 update, which is now available to developers and public beta testers ahead of a public release that could come at some point in October. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The iOS 14.2 update mainly focuses on the Control Center, introducing a new Music Recognition toggle that deepens the Shazam...

Epic Games Unlikely to Win Injunction in Ongoing Fortnite Battle With Apple, Jury Trial Possible

Monday September 28, 2020 1:14 pm PDT by
The ongoing legal dispute between Apple and Epic Games continued on today, with a preliminary injunction hearing taking place this morning. We're still waiting to hear the judge's official ruling, but it looks like Epic is not going to be granted an injunction to allow Fortnite back into the App Store as the case unfolds. Many of the arguments that lawyers for Apple and ‌Epic Games‌ made were...

HYPER Launches Stackable Chargers That Combine AC Passthrough Charging With Multiple USB-C Ports

Monday September 28, 2020 10:33 am PDT by
HYPER, known for its line of HyperJuice chargers, power banks, cables, and more designed for Apple devices, recently debuted its latest charging product on Kickstarter. The HyperJuice Stackable GaN Charger is equipped with a passthrough AC outlet and up to four ports, depending on the model. With the power adapter, you can charge up all of your Apple devices with up to 100W of power while...

Billie Eilish Documentary 'The World's A Little Blurry' Launching in Theaters and Apple TV+ in February 2021

Monday September 28, 2020 9:34 am PDT by
Apple in December shelled out $25 million for the rights to a Billie Eilish documentary that follows the 18-year-old singer-songwriter's life after the launch of her debut album in March 2019. Apple today announced a release date for the documentary, which was directed by R.J. Cutler. It's coming out in theaters and on Apple TV+ in February 2021. Descriptions of the documentary suggest that...

Upcoming Xbox App Update Will Let Xbox Users Stream Games to iPhone and iPad

Friday September 25, 2020 11:58 am PDT by
Microsoft is testing a new version of its Xbox app that will let Xbox users play games remotely on their iPhones and iPads using streaming functionality. The new feature was rolled out to TestFlight users this morning. The Xbox streaming option is distinct from Microsoft's xCloud service, which it has been clashing with Apple over. xCloud is designed to stream games from Microsoft's servers, ...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win AirPods Pro in a Color of Your Choice From ColorWare

Friday September 25, 2020 11:00 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with ColorWare to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a set of custom-painted AirPods Pro, available in dozens of different color combinations. If you're unfamiliar with ColorWare, it's a customization company that's been offering custom painted devices and electronics for years now. ColorWare provides unique painting options and skins for...

Apple Pays $40+ Million for Worldwide Rights to Upcoming Film 'Cherry'

Friday September 25, 2020 10:43 am PDT by
Apple has paid in the high $40 millions for the rights to upcoming movie "Cherry," reports Deadline. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, who were responsible for "Avengers: Endgame," "Cherry" is a crime drama that's an adaptation of a novel by Nico Walker. In "Cherry," actor Tom Holland (known for his role as Spider-Man) plays a Cleveland man named Walker who joins the army after being...

Apple Gives Facebook Temporary Reprieve, Won't Collect Fees on Paid Events Until 2021

Friday September 25, 2020 9:21 am PDT by
Apple has decided to temporarily waive the 30 percent cut that it takes from in-app purchases for Facebook's in-app paid event feature, reports CNBC. Facebook had accused Apple of hurting small businesses by collecting fees from the new feature, which lets users attend online classes and events through Facebook. The policy update will pertain to ClassPass and Airbnb, two companies that are...

Apple Acquired Podcast App Scout FM Earlier This Year

Thursday September 24, 2020 4:21 pm PDT by
In order to continue improving its Podcast offerings experience, Apple earlier this year purchased podcast app Scout FM, reports Bloomberg. The website for Scout FM is now defunct, but it was available on iPhones, Android devices, and Amazon smart speakers. Scout FM generated podcast stations covering various topics, similar to a radio station but for a podcast experience. A person could...

Apple Fitness+: Everything You Need to Know About Apple's Upcoming Workout Service

Thursday September 24, 2020 2:49 pm PDT by
Apple alongside the Apple Watch Series 6 unveiled Apple Fitness+, a new Apple service that's designed to help Apple Watch owners keep fit through a series of guided workouts across multiple workout categories. Our Apple Fitness+ guide covers everything that we know about the new Fitness+ service, which is set to launch later this year. Apple Fitness+ Explained Apple Fitness+ is an Apple...

Amazon Debuts Sphere-Shaped Echo Speaker, Ring Home Security Drone, Luna Cloud Gaming Service and More

Thursday September 24, 2020 11:46 am PDT by
Amazon today announced the launch of its fourth-generation Echo speaker, which features a new spherical design and improved sound performance thanks to a three-inch woofer, dual-firing tweeters, and new Dolby processing. The $100 fabric-covered speaker comes in three colors, including black, blue, and white, and it's accompanied by a built-in smart home hub with Zigbee, Bluetooth Low Energy, ...

Apple Now Allowing Band-Only Returns For Ill-Fitting Solo Loop

Thursday September 24, 2020 10:53 am PDT by
Apple has reversed course and created an online band-only return method for customers who purchased an Apple Watch Series 6 or Apple Watch SE with the wrong size Solo Loop or Braided Solo Loop band. Apple's new Series 6 and SE models can be purchased with new Solo Loop or Braided Solo Loop band options that have no clasp or fastener, instead using stretch to fit over the hand. As there is no...

Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.7 With Fixes for WiFi Bug, 27-Inch iMac Graphics Issues

Thursday September 24, 2020 10:32 am PDT by
Apple today released macOS Catalina 10.15.7, the latest update to the ‌macOS Catalina‌ software. ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.7 fixes several major bugs that Mac users have been experiencing, and it comes a month after the latest ‌macOS Catalina‌ release. The ‌‌‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌‌‌ 10.15.6 Supplemental Update can be downloaded from the Mac App Store using the Update feature in the System...

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X and iMovie With Bug Fixes

Thursday September 24, 2020 10:27 am PDT by
Apple today released updates for Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, Motion, and Compressor, introducing a handful of bug fixes to address issues that have popped up since the last major update. Final Cut Pro fixes issues released to brightness, keyframes, the transform tool, and more, with notes below.- Fixes an issue in which XAVC media from the Sony PXW-FX9 camera is not recognized - Fixes an issue ...

Apple Releases iOS 14.0.1 With Fix for Bug That Resets Default Apps After Rebooting

Thursday September 24, 2020 10:12 am PDT by
Apple today released iOS 14.0.1, the first update to the iOS 14 operating system that was released on September 16. Today's update is a bug fix update addressing issues that weren't able to be fixed in the initial ‌iOS 14‌ launch. The iOS 14.0.1 update is available on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the new software, go to Settings > General > Software Update. ...

Apple One: What You Need to Know About Apple's Services Bundles

Wednesday September 23, 2020 2:19 pm PDT by
Apple in September announced Apple One, a new services bundle that allows Apple device customers to purchase several services together in one package instead of separately, saving money for those who use multiple Apple service products. Our dedicated Apple One guide covers everything that you need to know about the Apple One bundles, which are launching this fall. Bundle Options There...

'NHS COVID-19' Contact Tracing App With Exposure Notification API Launches in England and Wales

Wednesday September 23, 2020 1:36 pm PDT by
NHS COVID-19, a contact tracing app created by the UK government, is rolling out to residents of England and Wales as of today, with the app available from the iOS App Store. The app's debut comes a week and a half after the UK government said that it would launch on September 24, and a month and a half after the app became available to NHS Volunteer Responders, Isle of Wight residents, and...

Jason Segel and Cherry Jones to Star in Apple TV+ Movie 'The Sky Is Everywhere'

Wednesday September 23, 2020 12:27 pm PDT by
Upcoming Apple TV+ movie "The Sky Is Everywhere" is set to star Cherry Jones and Jason Segel, reports Variety. "The Sky Is Everywhere" is a film Apple is working on through its partnership with film studio A24, and it is based on the young adult novel of the same name. The movie will follow a high schooler named Lennie Walker who is coping with the sudden death of her older sister. Segel...

Apple's iPhone 12 Event Could Happen on October 13 Based on Rumors From Mobile Operators

Wednesday September 23, 2020 11:51 am PDT by
Apple's upcoming iPhone-centric event could perhaps be held on Tuesday, October 13, according to information shared with MacRumors by an employee at a UK cellular carrier. There's no way for us to confirm the dates at this point in time nor are we sure on the credibility of the source, but even without a rumor, Tuesday, October 13 is a good guess based on Apple's historic launch timelines, ...

Apple Pay Promo Offers Free Drink With Purchase From Jimmy John's

Tuesday September 22, 2020 5:17 pm PDT by
Apple's latest Apple Pay Promo allows Jimmy John's customers who spend $10 or more to redeem a free drink with their purchase using Freaky Fast Rewards and ‌Apple Pay‌. Jimmy John's customers can get the deal when they spend at least $10 when ordering ahead in the Jimmy John's app, on the jimmyjohns.com website, or in store, with the free drink available through September 27. The deal is...