Juli Clover

Juli is the 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.

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General iOS 15

Apple Seeds Second Public Betas of iOS and iPadOS 15.2 With Legacy Contacts, Find My Updates and More

Wednesday November 10, 2021 10:32 am PST by
Apple today seeded the second public betas of upcoming iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 updates, two weeks after seeding the first betas and a day after providing the update to developers. Public beta testers who have signed up for Apple's beta testing program can download the iOS and ‌iPadOS 15.1‌ updates over the air after installing the proper certificate from the Public Beta website. iOS and...
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Apple Seeds Second Public Beta of macOS Monterey 12.1 With SharePlay

Wednesday November 10, 2021 10:31 am PST by
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.1 update to public beta testers, two weeks after seeding the first beta and a day after providing the second beta to developers. Public beta testers can download the macOS 12 Monterey update from the Software Update section of the System Preferences app after installing the proper profile from Apple's beta software website. ...
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Satechi Debuts Pro Hub Mini for New MacBook Pro Models

Wednesday November 10, 2021 6:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of the Pro Hub Mini, a new USB-C hub that's designed for Apple's 2021 MacBook Pro models. The hub is meant to add ports that are unavailable on the new MacBook Pro models, including USB-A ports and an Ethernet port. Available in either silver or space gray to match the finish of the MacBook Pros, the Pro Hub Mini has one USB-4 port that supports up to 96W...
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Judge Says Apple Has Until December 9 to Make App Store Change Letting Developers Link to Alternate Payment Methods

Tuesday November 9, 2021 5:37 pm PST by
Following a virtual hearing earlier today, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers has denied Apple's request to delay the implementation of a permanent injunction that will require Apple to make significant App Store changes. As part of the judgement in the Apple v. Epic lawsuit, Judge Gonzalez Rogers is requiring Apple to allow developers to add in-app links to outside websites, paving the way for...
iOS 15

Everything New in iOS 15.2 Beta 2: Legacy Contacts, Hide My Email Improvements, and More

Tuesday November 9, 2021 3:17 pm PST by
Apple today released the second beta of an upcoming iOS 15.2 update to developers for testing purposes, and the software update adds quite a few new features. This guide highlights everything new that we've found in the second iOS 15.2 beta. Legacy Contacts With Legacy Contacts, you can set a trusted person to be able to access your Apple ID and your data (or "Digital Legacy") after you...
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Johnson & Johnson Chairman Alex Gorsky Joins Apple's Board of Directors

Tuesday November 9, 2021 2:09 pm PST by
Apple today announced that Alex Gorsky, the chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, has joined its board of directors. In a statement, Apple CEO Tim Cook called Gorsky a "visionary in healthcare," and said that Apple will benefit from his expertise."Alex has long been a visionary in healthcare, applying his tremendous insight, experience, and passion for technology to the cause of improving...
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Jony Ive Discusses Steve Jobs, Continued Work With Apple, Wearables and More

Tuesday November 9, 2021 1:58 pm PST by
Former Apple design chief Jony Ive is still working with Apple, he confirmed today in an interview with Vogue's Anna Wintour at the RE:WIRED event. Ive participated in a panel called "Designing for the Future We Want to Inhabit," where he spoke on topics like Steve Jobs, wearables, and LoveFrom. Ive confirmed that his LoveFrom design company is working with Apple, but he did not provide...
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Apple Drops Device Trade-In Prices in the U.S.

Tuesday November 9, 2021 1:08 pm PST by
Apple today updated its iPhone trade-in site, dropping the maximum trade-in prices of almost all of its trade-in options. Trading in the iPhone 12 Pro Max, for example, will now net you $700, $90 less than it was worth yesterday. With Apple's trade-in program, customers can send in their old devices and receive an Apple gift card that can be put toward the purchase of a new device. Apple...
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iOS 15.2 Adds Option to Scan for Nearby AirTags and Find My-Enabled Items

Tuesday November 9, 2021 11:41 am PST by
With the iOS 15.2 beta that was released today, Apple has added enhancements to the Find My app. There's a new feature that's designed to let users scan for AirTags or Find My-enabled items that might be tracking them. When opening the ‌Find My‌ app after installing the beta and going to the "Items" tab, there's an option for "Items That Can Track Me." Tapping on this allows users to search...
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Apple Walks Back iPhone 13 Display Repair Restriction That Disabled Face ID

Tuesday November 9, 2021 11:14 am PST by
Following the launch of the iPhone 13 models, iFixit and other independent repair outlets found that replacing the iPhone's display renders Face ID non-functional, limiting repairs to Apple itself, Apple Authorized Service Providers, and Apple-associated repair shops. The change made it much more difficult for smaller, independent repair shops to perform ‌iPhone 13‌ display repairs on broken...
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iOS 15.2 Beta 2 Lets Your Family Access Your Data If You Pass Away

Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:59 am PST by
When iOS 15 was first introduced in June, Apple outlined a new Digital Legacy feature that's designed to let you set a person as your Legacy Contact, giving the person access to your Apple ID account and personal information in the event of your death. Apple did not include ‌Legacy Contact‌ in the ‌iOS 15‌ launch as the feature was not ready, but it is available in the iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2...
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Hide My Email Available in Mail App With New iOS 15.2 and macOS Monterey 12.1 Betas

Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:42 am PST by
iCloud+ subscribers who use Hide My Email can do so directly from the Mail app after installing the iOS 15.2, iPadOS 15.2, and macOS Monterey 12.1 betas that came out today. The feature update is outlined in Apple's release notes for the beta, and it should make Hide My Email much more convenient to use on Apple devices. For those unfamiliar with Hide My Email, it is an iOS 15 and macOS...
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New Netflix Games Feature Now Available on iOS Devices

Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:23 am PST by
Netflix today announced the launch of Netflix Games for iOS, one week after rolling out the feature on Android devices. Netflix Games, included with a Netflix subscription, allows users to play a handful of games on their mobile devices. Available gaming titles include "Stranger Things: 1984," "Stranger Things 3: The Game," "Shooting Hoops," "Card Blast," and "Teeter Up." Accessing games...
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iOS 15.2 Beta Adds Messages Communication Safety Feature for Kids

Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:07 am PST by
Apple over the summer announced new Child Safety features that are aimed at keeping children safer online. Apple has confirmed that one of those features, Communication Safety in Messages, has been enabled in the second beta of iOS 15.2 that was released today, after hints of it appeared in the first beta. Note that Communication Safety is not the same as the controversial anti-CSAM feature that...
General iOS 15

Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 to Developers

Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:06 am PST by
Apple today seeded the second betas of upcoming iOS and iPadOS 15.2 updates to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the first beta and two weeks after the launch of iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1. iOS and iPadOS 15.2 can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center or over the air after the proper profile has been installed on an iPhone or an iPad. iOS and iPadOS 15.2 add ...
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Apple Seeds Second Beta of macOS Monterey 12.1 to Developers

Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:05 am PST by
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.1 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new software coming a week after the first beta and a week and a half after the official release of ‌macOS Monterey‌. Registered developers can download ‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.1 beta profile through the Apple Developer Center and after the appropriate profile is installed, the...
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Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 8.3 to Developers

Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:04 am PST by
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming watchOS 8.3 beta to developers for testing purposes, with the new software coming a week after the launch of the first beta and two weeks after the release of watchOS 8.1. To install ‌‌‌watchOS 8‌‌‌.3, developers will need to download the configuration profile from the Apple Developer Center. Once installed, ‌‌‌watchOS...
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Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 15.2 to Developers

Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:03 am PST by
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 15.2 update to developers, with the software coming a week after the first beta and two weeks after the release of tvOS 15.1, an update that introduced SharePlay support. Developers can download the new tvOS 15.2 beta by downloading a profile onto the ‌Apple TV‌ using Xcode. tvOS updates are often minor in scale, focusing on...
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Twitter Blue Subscription Service Expands to the United States and New Zealand

Tuesday November 9, 2021 9:20 am PST by
Twitter Blue, Twitter's subscription service, is today launching in the United States and New Zealand after launching in Canada earlier this year. Available for $2.99 per month in the U.S., Twitter Blue adds additional features to Twitter. Since Twitter Blue's June debut, Twitter has been introducing new functionality, and a rundown of what you get for that $2.99 subscription price is below. ...
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DoJ Arrests Hacker Involved With REvil Group That Stole Apple's MacBook Pro Schematics

Monday November 8, 2021 4:28 pm PST by
The United States Justice Department today announced that it has arrested Ukrainian Yaroslav Vasinskyi for his involvement with REvil, a group that executed ransomware attacks against businesses and government entities in the United States. REvil in April targeted Apple supplier Quanta Computer and stole schematics of the design of the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models that were later...