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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DuckDuckGo Launches 3-in-1 'Privacy Pro' Subscription With VPN and Personal Data Removal Tool

Thursday April 11, 2024 12:41 pm PDT by
DuckDuckGo today announced the launch of Privacy Pro, a new subscription service that bundles three privacy-focused features together. Privacy Pro includes a VPN for anonymous browsing and secure connections regardless of location, personal information removal for removing personal data from data broker sites, and identity theft restoration should any DuckDuckGo subscriber suffer from an...
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Review: Nanoleaf Debuts New Matter-Connected Outdoor String Lights

Thursday April 11, 2024 12:14 pm PDT by
Popular home lighting company Nanoleaf today introduced its latest product, Smart Multicolor Outdoor String Lights that bring HomeKit-compatible decorative lighting to decks, porches, backyards, gardens, pool areas, and more. Nanoleaf is known for unique light designs, and the Outdoor String Lights aren't an exception. The bulbs have an angular five-sided shape that makes them more geometric ...
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Macs to Get AI-Focused M4 Chips Starting in Late 2024

Thursday April 11, 2024 10:10 am PDT by
Apple will begin updating its Mac lineup with M4 chips in late 2024, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The M4 chip will be focused on improving performance for artificial intelligence capabilities. Last year, Apple introduced the M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max chips all at once in October, so it's possible we could see the M4 lineup come during the same time frame. Gurman says that the entire...
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Apple Suggests Solution for 'Ghost Touch' Issue on Apple Watch Series 7 and Later

Wednesday April 10, 2024 4:39 pm PDT by
The touch-related bug that was known to be impacting the Apple Watch Series 9 and the Apple Watch Ultra 2 also affects the Apple Watch Series 7, Series 8, and Ultra 1, Apple said in a memo shared with Apple Authorized Service Providers. Service providers have been told not to replace watches for the ghost touch problem, instead instructing customers to fix the issue through a force restart....
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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 192 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Wednesday April 10, 2024 2:47 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 192 includes fixes and updates for Authentication, CSS, Editing, JavaScript, Media, Rendering, Web API, and Web...
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Apple Store Employees in New Jersey File to Unionize

Wednesday April 10, 2024 1:32 pm PDT by
Apple employees at the Apple Store in Short Hills, New Jersey have petitioned to unionize, reports Bloomberg. Retail store unionization efforts have died down in recent months after locations in Oklahoma and Maryland successfully unionized in 2022. There are 104 workers at Apple Short Hills, which is located in the Short Hills Mall. Communication Workers of America (CWA) filed a unionization ...

Review: Six Months With the iPhone 15 Pro

Wednesday April 10, 2024 10:53 am PDT by
It's been a bit over six months since the iPhone 15 lineup came out in September, and MacRumors videographer Dan Barbera has been using an iPhone 15 Pro Max sans case since launch. Over on our YouTube channel, Dan did a long term review to demo how his phone has held up and his thoughts on the Action button, battery life, and camera features. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more ...
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Beeper App That Created Workaround for iMessage on Android Acquired by WordPress Owner Automattic

Tuesday April 9, 2024 3:47 pm PDT by
Automattic, the company behind popular web management system WordPress, has purchased Beeper and will absorb Beeper's 27 employees. Beeper made headlines back in December for Beeper Mini, an app that brought iMessage to Android devices. Beeper Mini used reverse engineered iMessage protocols and encryption, taking advantage of Apple's own iMessage servers to let Android users send "blue...
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Teens Love iPhone and Apple Watch, But Not Apple Music and Apple TV+

Tuesday April 9, 2024 2:42 pm PDT by
The iPhone continues to be overwhelmingly popular with teens, according to Piper Sandler's biannual teen survey. 85 percent of U.S. teens surveyed own an ‌iPhone‌, and 86 percent plan to purchase an ‌iPhone‌ as their next smartphone. While the ‌iPhone‌ is still the most popular smartphone among teens, ownership is down from the October 2023 survey where 87 percent of teens owned an ‌iPhone‌ and 88...
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Apple Vision Pro Owners Complain of Headaches, Neck Issues and Black Eyes

Tuesday April 9, 2024 1:31 pm PDT by
Some Apple Vision Pro owners have been dealing with health issues related to the wearing of the headset, according to a report from MarketWatch. The site spoke to Vision Pro owners experiencing headaches and neck pain, among other issues. Emily Olman, marketing chief of Hopscotch Interactive, said she got two "superdark black eyes" after wearing the Vision Pro for the first time, likely...
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Apple Planning to Open Large Office in Miami

Tuesday April 9, 2024 12:49 pm PDT by
Apple is leasing 45,000 square feet of space in an office building in the Miami area, reports Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The company already has a smaller office space in the Miami area, but is planning to upgrade. Apple's current Miami location is focused on advertising and Latin America. The upgraded office is located at The Plaza Coral Gables, south of Miami, and it is under construction. ...
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Apple Releases visionOS 1.1.2 With Bug Fixes and Revised visionOS 1.2 Beta

Tuesday April 9, 2024 10:10 am PDT by
Apple today released visionOS 1.1.2, a minor update to the ‌visionOS‌ operating system that came out alongside the Vision Pro in February. ‌visionOS‌ 1.1.2 comes a month after the launch of ‌visionOS‌ 1.1. ‌visionOS‌ updates can be installed by going to the Settings app on the Vision Pro, selecting the General section, and choosing Software Update. The Vision Pro headset will need to be removed to...
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Google Launches Android Find My Device Network

Monday April 8, 2024 11:17 am PDT by
Google today introduced the Find My Device network for Android-based products, mirroring the functionality of Apple's ‌Find My‌ network that's designed to locate Apple devices. Like Apple ‌Find My‌, the Android ‌Find My‌ Device network is able to use the millions of Android devices (running Android 9 or later) out in the wild to track down lost, stolen, and missing Android products. A lost Android ...

Apple's Work on Robots: What We Know So Far

Friday April 5, 2024 4:34 pm PDT by
With the Apple Car canceled, Apple is exploring new markets where it might be able to find new revenue streams, and personal robotics is apparently one area the company is investigating. This guide highlights everything we know about Apple's interest in robotics, and we'll update it with new rumors going forward. The Robot Rumors According to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, Apple is looking for ...
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Jony Ive and OpenAI's Sam Altman Seeking Funding for Personal AI Device

Friday April 5, 2024 3:35 pm PDT by
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and former Apple design chief Jony Ive have officially teamed up to design an AI-powered personal device and are seeking funding, reports The Information. Little is known about the AI device at this time, but it won't look like a smartphone. Altman is a major investor in the Humane AI pin, a wearable AI device that does not have a screen, so it's possible he will create ...
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Disney+ Password Sharing Crackdown to Start in June

Friday April 5, 2024 2:53 pm PDT by
Disney plans to start cracking down on Disney+ password sharing starting in June, Disney CEO Bob Iger said in an interview with CNBC earlier this week. Iger said that Disney needs to turn its streaming business into a growth business, and one way to do that is to force households that are sharing passwords to sign up for their own accounts. "In June, we'll be launching our first real foray...
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Apple Updates App Store Guidelines to Permit Game Emulators, Website Links in EU Music Apps

Friday April 5, 2024 12:56 pm PDT by
Apple today updated its App Store guidelines to comply with an anti-steering mandate levied by the European Commission. Music streaming apps like Spotify are now permitted to include a link or buy button that leads to a website with information about alternative music purchasing options, though this is only permitted in the European Economic Area. Music Streaming Services Entitlements: music...

Is a Screen Useful on AirPods? Check Out This Knockoff With a Display

Friday April 5, 2024 10:07 am PDT by
If you've ever wondered what it might be like to use AirPods with a display, well, a Chinese manufacturer made a fake version of the AirPods complete with a screen that we decided to test out. Would a touchscreen actually be worthwhile on AirPods? Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The display on the fake AirPods activates when the case is opened up. It shows...
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Apple Lays Off 600+ Employees After Canceling Car Project

Thursday April 4, 2024 5:02 pm PDT by
Apple this week filed a required notice with the state of California, confirming plans to permanently lay off more than 600 employees. Under California law, employers must give employees and state representatives a 60-day notice before a mass layoff event. The employees listed are located in several Apple-occupied buildings around Santa Clara, California, which is close to Apple's Cupertino...
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Apple Arcade Gains Puyo Puyo Puzzle Pop, Super Monsters Ate My Condo and More

Thursday April 4, 2024 3:37 pm PDT by
Apple today updated its Apple Arcade gaming service to add a selection of new games to play. The main new addition is Puyo Puyo Puzzle Pop, a game in Sega's popular Puyo Puyo series. In Puyo Puyo Puzzle Pop, players match up Puyos of the same color to clear the board and cause damage to opponents. As with Tetris, Puyo pieces fall from the top of the screen and can be rotated and moved to...