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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Samsung's $30 SmartTags Beat AirTags to Launch

Thursday January 14, 2021 11:23 am PST by
Alongside new flagship smartphones, Samsung today announced the launch of its Galaxy SmartTags, item trackers that seem to be similar in design and functionality to Apple's long-rumored AirTags that have yet to launch. Design wise, the Galaxy SmartTags have a squircle shape with a small cutout at the top that's designed to accommodate a key ring or strap for attaching it to various items....
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Apple Shares Trailer for Upcoming Tom Holland Movie 'Cherry'

Thursday January 14, 2021 11:10 am PST by
Apple today shared the official trailer for "Cherry," an upcoming Apple TV+ film starring Tom Holland. Cherry is premiering in theaters on February 26, and will then launch on ‌Apple TV+‌ on March 12. Apple paid more than $40 million for the worldwide rights to "Cherry," which is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. "Cherry" is a crime drama that's an adaptation of a novel by Nico Walker. In...
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CES 2021: Scosche Debuts New Car Mounts Compatible With Apple's MagSafe Charger

Thursday January 14, 2021 10:07 am PST by
Accessory maker Scosche today announced the launch of a new range of vehicle mounts that are designed to work with Apple's MagSafe Wireless Charger. These mounts are not standalone and have been created as mounting enclosures to allow the ‌MagSafe‌ Charger to be used in the car. Scosche's range of mounts are able to securely hold and power the ‌MagSafe‌ Charger from Apple, as each one is...
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Apple Pay Promo Offers Four Months of Free Coffee From Panera Bread

Wednesday January 13, 2021 4:34 pm PST by
Apple today sent out emails highlighting a new U.S. Apple Pay promotion, which will see Panera Bread offering four months of unlimited free coffee to those who sign up for a MyPanera+ Coffee subscription and use ‌Apple Pay‌ to check out. New subscribers who sign up for a MyPanera+ subscription by January 27, 2021 can get the first four months free. After that, the subscription is priced at...
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Prototype iPhone 12 Pro Shown Off in Photos

Wednesday January 13, 2021 3:39 pm PST by
Developer Giulio Zompetti, who often shows off prototype versions of Apple devices, today highlighted a prototype version of the iPhone 12 Pro. The ‌iPhone 12 Pro‌ is running an operating system called SwitchBoard, a nonUI version of the iOS 14 update that Apple uses internally. We've seen SwitchBoard on prototype devices before, as Apple uses it to test new features. Zompetti's prototype...
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The Best Apple-Related Accessories at CES 2021

Wednesday January 13, 2021 1:16 pm PST by
CES 2021 is taking place digitally this year, and it hasn't been as exciting as in past years because many vendors have opted out. That said, some companies are still showing off some interesting Apple-related accessories that are coming out this year and that will be of interest to Mac, iPad, and iPhone users. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Pioneer Wireless...
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AirPods Pro 2: Everything We Know So Far

Wednesday January 13, 2021 12:42 pm PST by
Since the AirPods Pro were released in October 2019, we haven't seen an updated version, but that could change in 2021. Apple is rumored to be working on a new version of the ‌AirPods Pro‌, the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2, and there could be some design changes in store. This guide covers everything that we know so far about the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2. Design Changes The ‌AirPods Pro‌ already feature a shorter stem...
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iPhone SE Plus: Everything We Know So Far

Wednesday January 13, 2021 12:40 pm PST by
Apple in 2020 debuted the iPhone SE, a new version of a 4-inch iPhone that first came out in 2016. The 2020 ‌iPhone SE‌ is basically an ‌iPhone‌ 8 clone with a 4.7-inch display and a Touch ID Home button, but rumors suggest a new version could be coming as soon as 2020. The updated ‌iPhone SE‌ might be a "Plus" model that's larger in size, and this guide covers everything we know about the rumored ...
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Belkin Recalls Portable Wireless Charger Due to Fire Hazard

Wednesday January 13, 2021 12:04 pm PST by
Belkin is recalling the Boost Charge Portable Wireless Charger + Stand Special Edition (WIZ003) sold in Apple retail stores and online through Apple and Belkin due to fire and shock hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (via The Verge). A manufacturing defect with the power supply unit can cause the charger to malfunction and overheat, leading to a fire risk....
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Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Wednesday January 13, 2021 10:03 am PST by
Apple today seeded the second betas of upcoming iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 updates to developers for testing purposes, with the new betas coming a month after Apple released the first betas. iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center or over the air after the proper profile has been installed on an iPhone or iPad. Paired with the HomePod 14.4 beta that is...
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Apple Seeds Second Beta of macOS Big Sur 11.2 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Wednesday January 13, 2021 10:02 am PST by
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS Big Sur 11.2 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta coming a month after the first beta and two months after the initial ‌macOS Big Sur‌ release. Developers can download the ‌‌‌macOS Big Sur‌‌‌ 11.2 beta using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper profile from the Apple ...
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Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 7.3 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Wednesday January 13, 2021 10:01 am PST by
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming watchOS 7.3 beta to developers for testing purposes, with the beta available a month after the release of the first beta and over a month after the launch of watchOS 7.2 with support for Fitness+, cardio fitness notifications, ECG updates, and more. To install the ‌watchOS 7.3 beta, developers need to download the proper configuration...
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Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 14.4 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Wednesday January 13, 2021 9:59 am PST by
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 14.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming a month after the release of the first beta. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models, the tvOS 14.4 developer beta can be downloaded onto the ‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌Apple TV‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ via a profile that's installed using Xcode. Apple's...
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Leaked Marketing Materials for S21 Launch Confirm Samsung Won't Include Charger

Wednesday January 13, 2021 9:34 am PST by
Samsung is set to unveil its newest flagship smartphones at a Galaxy Unpacked event that's taking place tomorrow, and ahead of the launch, leaker Evan Blass has shared Samsung marketing materials for the new devices. As has been rumored several times, the launch information confirms that Samsung plans to follow Apple and ship the new Galaxy smartphones without chargers. "Galaxy S21+ 5G...
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Apple Met With Electric Vehicle Startup Canoo in Early 2020, But Talks Fell Apart

Tuesday January 12, 2021 2:47 pm PST by
Apple held talks with electric vehicle company Canoo in early 2020, according to a new report from The Verge. Apple and Canoo discussed several options from an investment to an acquisition as part of Apple's efforts to further its electric vehicle project. Canoo has developed a scalable, modular electric vehicle platform that drew Apple's interest. It is designed to support a range of...
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AirPods Max vs. Drop + THX Panda Wireless Headphones

Tuesday January 12, 2021 11:31 am PST by
We've compared the AirPods Max to several other competing sets of headphones from companies like Bose, Sennheiser, and Sony, but recently, the Drop + THX Panda Wireless Headphones have been getting some attention, so we thought we'd see how they measure up to Apple's over-ear headphones. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Priced at $400, the Drop + THX Panda Wireless...
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CES 2021: Arlo Highlights Touchless Video Doorbell and Essential Indoor Camera, Adds HomeKit to Wired Doorbell

Tuesday January 12, 2021 11:17 am PST by
Home security company Arlo highlighted two upcoming products at CES this year, both of which received Smart Home awards at the event. The Essential Indoor camera and the Touchless Video Doorbell are both new product offerings that will be released in the coming months. The Essential Indoor camera is designed to let families choose when the camera monitors and records video through a "disarm...
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Facebook Updates 'Access Your Information' Tool for Data Management

Tuesday January 12, 2021 10:57 am PST by
Facebook is today rolling out an update for its "Access Your Information" tool to make it easier to use and to better explain how data is used, reports TechCrunch. "Access Your Information" provides a detailed look at the information about you that's shared on Facebook. The updated version is organized into eight categories: Your Activity Across Facebook, Personal Information, Friends and...
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Anker Unveils $130 Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro Earbuds to Compete With AirPods Pro

Tuesday January 12, 2021 10:28 am PST by
Anker today announced the launch of the Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro headphones, which are true wireless earbuds with Active Noise Cancellation capabilities. Priced at $130, the Liberty Air 2 Pro earbuds are half the price of the AirPods Pro, and are the first Soundcore headphones to offer noise cancelling functionality. There are three ANC modes, including Transport, Indoor, and Outdoor to...
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CES 2021: Satechi Launches 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charging Stand

Tuesday January 12, 2021 6:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of the Aluminum 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charging Stand, which is designed to work with the magnets inside Apple's iPhone 12 lineup. Though the charging stand includes magnets, it is not MagSafe and it is limited to charging an iPhone at 7.5W rather than the 15W that's available with official ‌MagSafe‌ chargers. The Aluminum 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless...