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.

Juli Clover's Articles

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iPhone Mirroring in macOS Sequoia and iOS 18: Everything You Need to Know

Friday July 19, 2024 11:27 am PDT by
Apple is expanding how its cross-platform Continuity features work in 2024, introducing an iPhone Mirroring option in macOS Sequoia and iOS 18. As the name suggests, ‌iPhone‌ Mirroring lets you control your ‌iPhone‌ with your Mac by mirroring your ‌iPhone‌'s display to your Mac's display. You can manage your ‌iPhone‌ from your Mac with ‌iPhone‌ Mirroring, using your mouse, keyboard, and trackpad with...
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Apple Prepares for 2024 Summer Olympics With Updates to Maps, TV Coverage, Featured Apps and More

Friday July 19, 2024 10:56 am PDT by
Apple this week updated the Apple Maps app in Paris in preparation for the 2024 Summer Olympics, which are set to begin on Friday, July 26. All permanent venues, such as the Parc de Princes and Centre Aquatique Olympique, are displayed as custom, hand-built 3D landmarks. Iconic sites like Gare de l'Est, Pont d'Iéna, and Place de la Madeleine are also rendered with more detail, and for the...
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Eve Launches Matter-Enabled Eve Weather Smart Station

Thursday July 18, 2024 4:47 pm PDT by
Smart home company Eve Systems today announced the launch of a new version of the Eve Weather that offers Matter support. With Matter, the new Eve Weather can be added to HomeKit or smart home setups from other companies. Eve Weather is a small cube-shaped accessory that is designed to provide outdoor weather temperature, humidity, and the local 12-hour weather trend. A display at the front...
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Netflix Gains 8 Million Global Subscribers Amid Price Hikes and Push to Ad-Supported Streaming

Thursday July 18, 2024 2:59 pm PDT by
Netflix has gained more than 8 million global paid subscribers since April, according to new subscriber information included in the company's second quarter earnings results [PDF]. With the jump in paid subscriptions, Netflix now has a total of 277.65 million paid subscribers around the world, marking 16.5 percent year-over-year growth. Ad tier memberships increased 34 percent...
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Bird Buddy is a Fun iPhone-Connected Smart Bird Feeder

Thursday July 18, 2024 1:32 pm PDT by
Most iPhone-connected smart home products are more for convenience than fun, but Bird Buddy, a bird feeder that sends pictures to your iPhone, is definitely in the latter category. When I first came across the Bird Buddy, I thought it would be an interesting novelty product to give as a gift, but it turned out to be one of my all-time favorite smart devices. Design and Components Made from...
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Apple Launching New Apple Immersive Videos, Films and Concerts for Vision Pro

Thursday July 18, 2024 10:32 am PDT by
Apple today announced the upcoming debut of multiple new immersive video experiences designed for the Vision Pro headset, which are available starting this week. "Boundless," which premieres tonight at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, features "once-in-a-lifetime trips," starting with a hot air balloon ride episode. Viewers will be able to see the landscape of Cappadocia, Türkiye. A second episode,...
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Kuo: Expectation That Apple Intelligence Will Drive iPhone 16 Sales 'May Be Too Optimistic'

Thursday July 18, 2024 10:14 am PDT by
Apple does not appear to have increased iPhone 16 orders despite reports to the contrary, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo cites recent earnings reports from Apple suppliers TSMC and Largan as evidence. TSMC recently said that it did not see an increase in unit growth, while Largan said that orders for high-end models in 2024 are similar to last year. Kuo believes that Apple's...
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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 199 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Wednesday July 17, 2024 4:40 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 199 includes fixes and updates for Apple Pay, CSS, Editing, JavaScript, Media, Rendering, and WebRTC. The...
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TinyPod Turns Your Apple Watch Into an iPod

Wednesday July 17, 2024 3:18 pm PDT by
If you have an old Apple Watch and you're not sure what to do with it, a new product called TinyPod might be the answer. Priced at $79, the TinyPod is a silicone case with a built-in scroll wheel that houses the Apple Watch chassis. When an Apple Watch is placed inside the TinyPod, the click wheel on the case is able to be used to scroll through the Apple Watch interface. The feature works...
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Apple Product Managers Discuss Cool New iPadOS 18 Features

Wednesday July 17, 2024 1:20 pm PDT by
With iPadOS 18, Apple added some useful iPad-specific features in the Notes app, including Smart Script and Math Notes. Both of these additions are designed to work with the Apple Pencil, and they're some of the neater new features on Apple's tablets. Apple product manager Ty Jordan and engineering manager Jenny Chen recently did an interview with Chris Lawley to discuss the work that went into...
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iOS 18 Passwords App: All the Features

Tuesday July 16, 2024 4:23 pm PDT by
With iOS 18, Apple created a standalone Passwords app that streamlines login and password management. You've been able to store password information on your Apple devices through iCloud Keychain for years, but accessing passwords was a little difficult because the data was tucked away in the Settings app. That's no longer the case, and in ‌iOS 18‌, it's much simpler to create and manage passwords...
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Apple Store App Gets Overhaul With Revamped For You Section

Tuesday July 16, 2024 1:57 pm PDT by
Apple today updated the Apple Store app to introduce a more personalized For You experience, which offers up more relevant product and service suggestions along with more information on what you can do with your existing devices. The entire navigation bar has been refreshed, replacing Shop with Products and Sessions with Go Further. The For You tab provides relevant offers and suggestions...
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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.6 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Tuesday July 16, 2024 10:11 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.6 update to developers, with the software coming a week after Apple released the third beta. Registered developers can opt-in to the beta through the Software Update section of the System Settings app. Note that an Apple ID associated with an Apple Developer account is required to get the beta. We don't yet know what might...
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Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS 17.6 and iPadOS 17.6 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Tuesday July 16, 2024 10:10 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth betas of upcoming iOS 17.6 and iPadOS 17.6 updates to developers for testing purposes, with software coming a week after the third iOS and iPadOS 17.6 betas were released. Registered developers are able to opt into the betas by opening up the Settings app, going to the Software Update section, tapping on the "Beta Updates" option, and toggling on the iOS 17 or...
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Apple Releases Fourth Beta of visionOS 1.3 to Developers

Tuesday July 16, 2024 10:09 am PDT by
Apple today released the fourth beta of an upcoming visionOS 1.3 update to developers, allowing them to test new features ahead of the software seeing a public launch. The fourth ‌visionOS‌ 1.3 beta comes a week after the release of the third beta. The ‌visionOS‌ beta can be downloaded by going to the Settings app on the device and toggling on developer betas. A registered developer account is...
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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of watchOS 10.6 to Developers

Tuesday July 16, 2024 10:08 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming watchOS 10.6 update to developers for testing purposes, with the fourth beta coming a week after the release of the third beta. To install the ‌watchOS 10.6 update, developers need to open the Apple Watch app, go to the Software Update section under "General" in Settings, and toggle on the watchOS 10 Developer Beta. An Apple ID linked to a...
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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of tvOS 17.6 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Tuesday July 16, 2024 10:06 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming tvOS 17.6 to developers for testing purposes, with the update coming a week after the release of the third beta. Registered developers are able to download the tvOS 17.6 update by opting in to the beta through the Settings app on the Apple TV. A registered developer account is required. tvOS software releases are usually minor in scale...
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Apple Launches New Safari Ad Campaign: 'A Browser That's Actually Private'

Tuesday July 16, 2024 9:00 am PDT by
Apple today shared a new privacy-focused Safari ad, which is designed to highlight the ways that Safari protects user privacy compared to other browsers. In the spot, security cameras are positioned as pesky birds and bats, hovering around smartphone users as they browse the web. The cameras are everywhere, representing website trackers. Much of the ad is focused on non-iPhone users, but...
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Lutron Debuts New Diva Smart Dimmer With ELV+, Additional Pico Paddle Remote Colors

Tuesday July 16, 2024 7:30 am PDT by
Smart home company Lutron today announced a few new additions to its Caséta line of products, expanding the range of lighting options available to consumers. For professional installers, there is now a Diva smart dimmer with ELV+ technology, offering smart control for low-voltage applications like under-cabinet lighting, track lights, and accent lights. The dimmer works with ELV devices and...
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iOS 18 Adds 'Recovered' Album in Photos to Restore Lost or Damaged Photos and Videos

Monday July 15, 2024 3:26 pm PDT by
iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia include a new Photos app feature designed to help users recover images and videos that are lost or damaged, providing a way to get missing content back. There is a "Recovered" album in the Utilities section of ‌Photos‌, and it shows up if there are pictures or videos on a user's device that are not part of their ‌Photos‌ Library. If you see the Recovered...