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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Hackers Access Tile's Internal Tracking Tools, Customer Data

Wednesday June 12, 2024 4:43 pm PDT by
Tile, known for its Bluetooth tracking devices, was recently hacked, according to a report from 404 Media. A hacker was able to gain access to Tile's internal tools that are used for processing location data requests for law enforcement officers, and that gave the hacker customer names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers. Data breaches are not uncommon these days, but Tile was not ...
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watchOS 11 Gains Integrated Shazam Widget for Identifying Songs

Wednesday June 12, 2024 4:04 pm PDT by
The watchOS 11 update that Apple plans to release this fall offers several new widgets, including a built-in Shazam widget. Shazam has been able to be downloaded on the Apple Watch from the Apple Watch App Store or accessed via Siri, but it hasn't been available through the Smart Stack feature. Apple plans to add a Shazam widget to Smart Stack with the watchOS 11 update, making it quicker to ...
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iOS 18 Adds More Control Over Adaptive Audio on AirPods Pro 2

Wednesday June 12, 2024 3:32 pm PDT by
Apple's second-generation AirPods Pro have an Adaptive Audio feature that includes Adaptive Noise Control, Personalized Volume, and Conversation Awareness, which are all features that adjust sound and Active Noise Cancellation in response to the environment around you. Right now, Adaptive Audio is an all or nothing setting, but that's set to change in iOS 18. Apple added a "Customize...
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Your iPhone 15 Can Show the Time When It's Out of Battery in iOS 18

Wednesday June 12, 2024 2:57 pm PDT by
The iPhone has had a Power Reserve function that holds back a small amount of battery life to allow features like Find My and NFC unlocking to work even when your device has died, and in iOS 18, Apple seems to be improving the feature further for the iPhone 15 models. As demonstrated on Reddit, when the battery on an ‌iPhone‌ running ‌iOS 18‌ is exhausted, the phone can continue to show the time ...
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iOS 18 Will Let You Activate Third-Party Camera From iPhone's Lock Screen or Action Button

Wednesday June 12, 2024 12:04 pm PDT by
iOS 18 includes a new LockedCameraCapture framework for developers, which will bring some useful new functionality to third-party apps with camera features. The update will let a third-party camera app be opened directly from the Lock Screen. The expansion of Control Center in ‌iOS 18‌ allows for third-party apps to be added to Control Center for quick access, and Control Center integrates...
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Alogic Unveils 5K 27-Inch Touchscreen Display and More

Wednesday June 12, 2024 4:00 am PDT by
Alogic today introduced several new display options that it plans to ship out later in 2024, including a 5K 27-inch touchscreen display, several ultrawide displays, and portable touchscreen monitors. The Clarity Touch 5K 27" UHD Monitor has a resolution identical to that of the Studio Display or the LG UltraFine 5K, but with the added benefit of touch integration. We previously reviewed a...
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iOS 18 Photos App Adds New Utilities Categories for Finding QR Codes, Receipts, Illustrations and More

Tuesday June 11, 2024 5:09 pm PDT by
Apple introduced a new design for the iOS 18 Photos app that replaces the Library and For You sections with a more integrated all-in-one view, and part of that redesign includes an overhauled Utilities section that makes it easier to find different types of images. Rather than being limited to Imports, Duplicates, Hidden, and Recently Deleted as in iOS 17, the Utilities section of the app...
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iOS 18's Battery Section Tells You If You Used a Slow Charger

Tuesday June 11, 2024 4:33 pm PDT by
Apple updated the Battery section of the Settings app in iOS 18 to add a feature that lets you know if you charged your iPhone with a "slow" charger. Periods of slow charging are shown with an orange bar in the portion of the Battery settings that show battery usage and charging over the past 24 hours or the past 10 days. We saw the slow charging notice after charging with a 5W wireless...
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iCloud Interface Gets Overhaul in iOS 18

Tuesday June 11, 2024 3:56 pm PDT by
In iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia, Apple revamped the iCloud section of the Apple Account (formerly Apple ID) that's available in the Settings app. The redesigned interface has much of the same functionality, but a "Saved to ‌iCloud‌" feature makes it clearer how storage is being used. Saved to ‌iCloud‌ replaces Apps Using ‌iCloud‌, and it provides more information at a glance. Rather than...
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Video: iOS 18's Best Features

Tuesday June 11, 2024 3:41 pm PDT by
Since there was so much to take in at yesterday's WWDC keynote event, we thought we'd revisit iOS 18 and highlight some of the most exciting features that Apple introduced. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Note that we've left out Apple Intelligence, which is what Apple is calling the AI features that it plans to add. Apple Intelligence will be limited to Apple's ...
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macOS Sequoia Includes Wallpaper With Classic Mac Graphics

Tuesday June 11, 2024 3:13 pm PDT by
macOS Sequoia has a fun new Macintosh dynamic wallpaper and screensaver combination that highlights classic Mac icons. Basic Apple Guy shared some high resolution screenshots of the new wallpaper, which can be used on other Apple devices. On device, the Macintosh wallpaper animates and shifts through different retro graphics, with color options that include Spectrum, Accent, Blue, Red,...
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Here Are the Suggestions You'll See for Generating AI Images in iOS 18

Tuesday June 11, 2024 12:45 pm PDT by
iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia will all have built-in "Apple Intelligence," and one of the new AI features includes an Image Playground. With Image Playground, you can generate an image from a prompt, similar to what you can do with OpenAI's ChatGPT. While you can come up with anything, Apple will provide a selection of suggested concepts in categories like themes, costumes, and places. ...
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iOS 18 Notes App Supports Colors for Highlighting Typed Text

Tuesday June 11, 2024 11:52 am PDT by
The Notes app in iOS 18 and iPadOS 18 supports colors for typed text for the first time, providing an option to add new hues to text. Apple offers five colors, including purple, pink, orange, mint, and blue, and there is no option for custom colors. Colors can be added to text through the formatting interface that can be accessed by tapping on the Aa button, with the shade applied to any...
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iOS 18 Adds Pop-Out Bezel Animation When Pressing iPhone Buttons

Tuesday June 11, 2024 10:40 am PDT by
iOS 18 includes a small but interesting change for the buttons on the iPhone, adding more of a visual element when changing volume, activating the Action button, or locking the screen. When you press an ‌iPhone‌ button in ‌iOS 18‌, the display bezel bulges outward slightly. This feature is available for the volume buttons, Action button and the power button, and it will also likely be used for...
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Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 2024 in Nine Minutes

Monday June 10, 2024 7:59 pm PDT by
Apple crammed an overwhelming number of new features into its WWDC 2024 keynote event, introducing Apple Intelligence, iOS 18, iPadOS 18, macOS Sequoia, visionOS 2, watchOS 11, and tvOS 18. It was hard to keep up with everything that Apple highlighted, so we did a video of all of the new additions you won't want to miss. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. We've also...
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iOS 18 and macOS Sequoia Let Websites and Apps Automatically Update Existing Logins to Passkeys

Monday June 10, 2024 7:56 pm PDT by
With the new Passwords app in iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia, there's a feature that is designed to allow websites and apps to upgrade existing accounts to passkeys automatically. Enabled by default, the feature will speed up the adoption of passkeys, which are more secure than a traditional login and password. Passkeys log you in with Face ID or Touch ID rather than a password, and...
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iOS 18 Apple Intelligence Feature Will Have Waitlist During Initial 'Limited Preview'

Monday June 10, 2024 6:56 pm PDT by
The Apple Intelligence features that will be introduced later during the iOS 18 beta testing process will have a waitlist at first, according to code in ‌iOS 18‌ found by MacRumors contributor Aaron Perris. In ‌iOS 18‌, Apple Intelligence is codenamed Graymatter. There are references to a waitlist, with specific strings that say "Join the Graymatter Waiting List" and "Joined Waitlist." There is...
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Next Apple Watch Activity Challenge to Recognize International Day of Yoga on June 21

Monday June 10, 2024 6:16 pm PDT by
International Day of Yoga is set to take place on Friday, June 21, and Apple is celebrating with an Activity Challenge that will let Apple Watch users earn a yoga badge and a set of animated yoga stickers. Find your flow on International Day of Yoga. On June 21, do a yoga workout of 10 minutes or more and you’ll earn this award. Record it with the Workout app or any app that adds workouts to ...
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HomeKit in iOS 18 Includes Guest Access, Hands-Free Unlock, Electricity Usage Integration and More

Monday June 10, 2024 5:58 pm PDT by
HomeKit and the Home app weren't focused on much during Apple's WWDC keynote, but there are several new features that are coming in iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia. With Customize Access, you can manage how and when people can access your ‌HomeKit‌ devices like garage openers, alarm systems, and door locks. You can create guest schedules and specific accessories that your guests can use,...
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iOS 18 and macOS Sequoia Add 'Rotate Wi-Fi Address' Option to Cut Down on Tracking

Monday June 10, 2024 4:21 pm PDT by
With iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia, Apple has replaced the Private Wi-Fi Address option for Wi-Fi networks with a new Rotate Wi-Fi Address option that's aimed at better minimizing tracking. Available when accessing the settings of any Wi-Fi network, Apple says the opt-in Rotate Wi-Fi Address feature changes your Wi-Fi address at random times. A rotating Wi-Fi address helps reduce...