Juli Clover

Juli is a Senior 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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Apple Expecting iPhone and iPad Supply Constraints in September Quarter

Tuesday July 27, 2021 2:34 pm PDT by
During today's earnings call covering the third fiscal quarter of 2021 (second calendar quarter), Apple CFO Luca Maesteri said that Apple is expecting supply constraints to affect the iPhone and the iPad in the coming quarter. "The supply constraints that we've seen in the June quarter will be higher in the September quarter," said Maestri. The constraints will impact ‌iPhone‌ and ‌iPad‌ sales...
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Apple's Wearables, Home and Accessories Category Sets New June Quarter Revenue Record of $8.8 Billion

Tuesday July 27, 2021 2:24 pm PDT by
Apple's Wearables, Home, and Accessories category saw strong growth during the third fiscal quarter of 2021, Apple CEO Tim Cook said during today's earnings call. The category brought in $8.8 billion, up 36 percent from $6.5 billion in the year-ago quarter. According to Cook, the category set a new all-time June quarter revenue record. Wearables, Home, and Accessories includes the Apple...
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Apple's Services Revenue Reaches $17.5 Billion in Q3 2021, Setting New All-Time Record

Tuesday July 27, 2021 2:22 pm PDT by
Apple's services category, which includes the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, AppleCare, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple Fitness+, and more, saw another quarter of incredible growth according to Apple's earnings results for the third fiscal quarter of 2021 (second calendar quarter). Services brought in $17.5 billion during the quarter, up 33 percent from $13.2 billion in the year-ago...
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Apple's Mac and iPad Sales Continue to Surge in Q3 2021

Tuesday July 27, 2021 1:52 pm PDT by
Macs and iPads are selling in record numbers as people continue to work and learn from home. According to Apple's latest earnings report for the third fiscal quarter of 2021 (second calendar quarter), Apple's Mac category brought in $8.8 billion, up from $6.5 billion in the year-ago quarter. Sales were just a bit down from the second fiscal quarter of 2021, when Apple's Macs brought in $9.1 ...
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Everything New in iOS 15 Beta 4: Safari Tweaks, MagSafe Battery Pack Support, Notification Updates and More

Tuesday July 27, 2021 11:47 am PDT by
Apple today released the fourth betas of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, introducing additional refinements to the new features that are coming in the software updates. In these betas, Apple has introduced changes for Safari, Notifications, Focus mode, and more. Safari Updates Apple is continuing to refine the design of Safari on the iPhone, and in ‌iOS 15‌, there are tweaks to improve usability. ...
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Mac Otakara: iPad Air 5 to Feature iPad Pro-Like Design, No Design Changes Coming to iPad Mini 6 or iPad 9

Tuesday July 27, 2021 11:06 am PDT by
The next-generation iPad Air will feature a design that's similar to the third-generation iPad Pro, according to Japanese site Mac Otakara. Citing a Chinese supplier, the site says that the fifth-generation ‌iPad Air‌ will continue to feature a 10.9-inch display and a Touch ID button on the side, but it will gain a dual-lens camera system with Wide and Ultra Wide cameras. A LiDAR Scanner is ...
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iPadOS 15 Gains macOS Monterey's Redesigned Safari Tab Interface

Tuesday July 27, 2021 10:47 am PDT by
The fourth beta of iPadOS 15 that was released today introduces tweaks to Safari, with the Safari layout now mirroring the updated layout that was introduced in macOS Monterey Beta 3. The new Safari design in ‌iPadOS 15‌ beta 4 Prior to this beta, Safari on iPad was similar to Safari on iOS with no dedicated tab bar, but after the update, Apple has added a dedicated tab bar that's activated by...
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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS 12 Monterey to Developers

Tuesday July 27, 2021 10:09 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth developer beta of macOS Monterey, the newest version of the macOS operating system. The fourth beta comes two weeks after Apple released the third ‌macOS Monterey‌ beta. Registered developers can download the beta through the Apple Developer Center and once the appropriate profile is installed, betas will be available through the Software Update mechanism in...
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Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS and iPadOS 15 to Developers

Tuesday July 27, 2021 10:04 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth betas of iOS and iPadOS 15 to developers for testing purposes, with the updates coming two weeks after Apple released the third betas. Registered developers can download the profile for the iOS and iPadOS betas from the Apple Developer Center, and once the profile is installed, beta updates will be available over the air. iOS 15 is a major update that...
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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of watchOS 8 to Developers

Tuesday July 27, 2021 10:02 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of the upcoming watchOS 8 update to developers for testing purposes, with the update coming two weeks after Apple released the third ‌watchOS 8‌ beta. To install ‌‌watchOS 8‌‌, developers will need to download the configuration profile from the Apple Developer Center. Once installed, ‌‌watchOS 8‌‌ can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on ...
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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of tvOS 15 to Developers

Tuesday July 27, 2021 10:01 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of the upcoming tvOS 15 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta coming two weeks released the third beta. Developers can download the new tvOS 15 beta by downloading a profile onto the ‌Apple TV‌ using Xcode. Apple shared little about tvOS 15 when it was unveiled, but there are some new features that are coming to the operating...
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Takes Shots at Apple During Earnings Call

Monday July 26, 2021 4:53 pm PDT by
During a Tesla earnings call that took place today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk spent time sniping at Apple, reports CNBC. Musk criticized Apple's "walled garden" and made comments on the company's cobalt use. In a discussion about plans to allow Tesla competitors to use the Tesla electric vehicle charger network, Musk said that Tesla does not want to create a walled garden to "bludgeon" Tesla...
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Facebook Considering Apple Health Integration for Oculus Workouts

Monday July 26, 2021 4:10 pm PDT by
Oculus owner Facebook may soon allow its Oculus virtual reality headsets to report workout data to the Apple Health app, reports Bloomberg. The Oculus iPhone app has code that would allow workouts completed with the Oculus headset to be recorded in the Health app like other workout data. The Oculus app would be able to report health-related metrics like exercise minutes and number of...
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How to Check Your MagSafe Battery Pack's Firmware Version

Monday July 26, 2021 3:27 pm PDT by
As with most Apple devices and accessories, the MagSafe Battery Pack that's designed for the iPhone 12 models is able to have its software updated over the air, which lets Apple introduce performance improvements even after the product's launch. If you need to check the firmware version of your ‌MagSafe Battery Pack‌, you can do so using the Settings app. Here's how: Attach the ‌MagSafe ...
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Intel Plans to Make Chips for Qualcomm in the Future

Monday July 26, 2021 3:17 pm PDT by
Intel today announced that it is teaming up with Qualcomm to manufacture some of Qualcomm's future chips. The chips will be manufactured using Intel's 20A process, which is expected to ramp in 2024. There is no word on which chips Intel will make for Qualcomm, but Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips are used in most Android smartphones. Though the 20A design is expected to be available starting in...
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Apple Stops Signing iOS 14.6 Following iOS 14.7 Release

Monday July 26, 2021 3:00 pm PDT by
Following the release of iOS 14.7 last week, Apple has stopped signing iOS 14.6, the previously available version of iOS that was released in May. With iOS 14.6 no longer being signed, it is not possible to downgrade to iOS 14.6 if you've already installed iOS 14.7 or iOS 14.7.1. Apple routinely stops signing older versions of software updates after new releases come out in order to...
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Season Two of Popular Apple TV+ Show 'Ted Lasso' Sets Opening Weekend Record

Monday July 26, 2021 2:19 pm PDT by
"Ted Lasso" is Apple's most popular television show, and the season two premiere brought in a record number of viewers, Apple said today (via Deadline). Friday, July 23, the "Ted Lasso" launch day, marked the biggest Apple TV+ premiere day to date, and "Ted Lasso" also saw the largest opening weekend ever. During the premiere weekend, ‌Apple TV+‌ saw a 50 percent growth in new viewers week...
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iPad Mini 6 to Feature 8.3-Inch Display With No Home Button and Narrower Bezels

Monday July 26, 2021 12:26 pm PDT by
The sixth-generation iPad mini that's in the works will have an 8.3-inch display, according to display analyst Ross Young. That will be larger than the current 7.9-inch display, with the larger size due to the removal of the Home button and a narrower bezel design. Rumors about the ‌iPad mini‌ 6 have been picking up in recent weeks ahead of its prospective launch this fall. Apple analyst...
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iOS 14.7.1 and macOS Big Sur 11.5.1 Patch Security Vulnerability That May Have Been Actively Exploited

Monday July 26, 2021 11:55 am PDT by
Apple today released unexpected iOS 14.7.1 and iPadOS 14.7.1 updates to the public, and according to a newly released support document, the software addresses a serious security vulnerability that may have been exploited in the wild. Apple says that an application may have been able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges due to a memory corruption issue. "Apple is aware of a report ...
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Apple Shares 11 Reasons Why Business Users Should Choose Macs

Monday July 26, 2021 11:35 am PDT by
Apple today updated its Apple at Work website with a new section dedicated to the Mac, which offers up 11 reasons why "Mac means business." On the webpage, Apple highlights the M1 chip as the number one reason why business users should choose a Mac, offering up an ‌M1‌ overview [PDF] that explains the benefits of the ‌M1‌ chip. The information isn't new, but it does provide a look at all of...