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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Apple Pausing Advertising on X Following Latest Elon Musk Controversy

Friday November 17, 2023 12:14 pm PST by
Apple is pausing all of its advertising on social network X, formerly known as Twitter, reports Axios. The decision comes following antisemitic remarks that Musk made on Wednesday. After advertisers fled from X after Musk's takeover of the social network, Apple continued to pay for ad spots, and has been one of the Twitter's largest ad partners. Back in March, Musk thanked Apple for its...
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MacRumors Giveaway: Win Custom-Colored AirPods Pro 2 From ColorWare

Friday November 17, 2023 9:38 am PST by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with ColorWare to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a set of custom-painted second-generation AirPods Pro with a USB-C port. Apple in September discontinued the Lightning-based version of the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2 and instead swapped over to USB-C, and ColorWare is already able to make them in unique colors ColorWare has been offering custom-painted...
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Sonos Announces Plans to Enter Major New Product Category, Likely Headphones

Thursday November 16, 2023 2:59 pm PST by
Sonos today announced plans to expand into a new "multi-billion dollar" product category in 2024, which is widely believed to be headphones. Sonos CEO Patrick Spence declined to give specific details on the company's plans, but he said that the new product will "complement" current Sonos devices and will "delight customers and drive immediate revenue." Spence said that Sonos believes it will ...
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Apple's In-House 5G Modem Work Faces Further Delays

Thursday November 16, 2023 12:24 pm PST by
Apple is continuing to run into troubles in its attempt to develop a 5G modem to replace Qualcomm's 5G modems in the iPhone and other products, reports Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Apple in 2019 acquired the majority of Intel's smartphone business and started in on a serious effort to develop its own modem hardware, but the project has suffered multiple setbacks. Apple is still "years away" from ...
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Digital Car Key and Ultra Wideband Groups Team Up for Future Apple Car Keys Improvements

Thursday November 16, 2023 11:37 am PST by
The way vehicles take advantage of new connectivity standards could be improving in the near future, leading to updates on how smartphones like the iPhone control cars. This month, the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) and the FiRa Consortium that oversees the development of the Ultra-wideband (UWB) standard, announced a partnership for the future development of UWB features used for the CCC ...

Apple to Adopt RCS Messaging Standard for Better Interoperability With Android Devices

Thursday November 16, 2023 10:08 am PST by
After years of persuading from Google, Apple plans to adopt the Rich Communication Services (RCS) standard. An Apple spokesperson told TechRadar and 9to5Mac that support for ‌RCS‌ will be coming next year. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Later next year, we will be adding support for ‌RCS‌ Universal Profile, the standard as currently published by the GSM Association....
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Some iPhone 15 Owners With GM Cars Experiencing Wireless Charging Issues

Thursday November 16, 2023 9:59 am PST by
Apple's latest flagship iPhones are not charging as expected in some GM vehicles, according to a number of consumer complaints highlighted by The Verge. On Reddit, Apple's site, and other forums, there are reports from iPhone 15 users who own Chevrolet, Cadillac, and Buick vehicles with wireless chargers that are not able to charge their new iPhones. Some people see the iPhone charge for a few...
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watchOS 10.2 Beta Reintroduces Option to Change Apple Watch Faces With a Swipe

Wednesday November 15, 2023 4:46 pm PST by
The third watchOS 10.2 beta that Apple released this week reintroduces an Apple Watch feature for swapping watch faces that was initially removed with the upgrade to watchOS 10. Users can now choose to use a swipe gesture to switch the active Apple Watch face by enabling the option in the Apple Watch Settings app. With the feature turned on, swiping left or right on the watch face scrolls...
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iPhone 15 Models Have Up to 54% Better 5G Download Speeds Than iPhone 14 Models

Wednesday November 15, 2023 4:09 pm PST by
The iPhone 15 models are equipped with Qualcomm's X70 modem chip that promises faster 5G speeds than the X65 in the prior-generation iPhone 14 models, and testing shared by Ookla confirms that download speeds have notably improved. Using data collected from its online Speedtest for measuring connection speeds, Ookla has been able to determine that the ‌iPhone 15‌ models support download speeds ...
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Six Months of Free Apple Music Available to PlayStation 5 Owners

Wednesday November 15, 2023 3:15 pm PST by
As part of an effort to promote Apple Music on the PlayStation, Apple is offering PlayStation 5 owners up to six months of free access to the ‌Apple Music‌ streaming service. PlayStation 5 owners will need to sign into the PlayStation Network, download the ‌Apple Music‌ app, and follow the on-screen instructions to accept the offer. Users will need to sign in with an Apple ID or create one....
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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 183 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Wednesday November 15, 2023 2:55 pm PST 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 183 includes fixes and updates for Accessibility, AutoFill, CSS, Forms, HTML, JavaScript, Media, Rendering,...
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YouTuber Explains How to Watch Spatial Videos From iPhone 15 Pro on VR Headsets

Wednesday November 15, 2023 1:53 pm PST by
With the iOS 17.2 beta, Apple added a feature that allows the iPhone 15 Pro and ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ Max to record Spatial Video that's designed for the upcoming Apple Vision Pro headset. As the Vision Pro is not yet available, there's no way to watch Spatial Video in its 3D form on an Apple device. Spatial Video content can, however, be watched on the Meta Quest 3 and other 3D devices thanks to a...
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Instagram Adds New Filters, Support for Custom Stickers From Photos

Wednesday November 15, 2023 12:32 pm PST by
Popular social network Instagram was today updated with a number of improvements that are designed to give users more ways to edit their content before sharing it. Instagram has added more than 20 new filters that can be used to tweak the look of images, and this is the first time in several years that filters have been updated. Some of the filters add subtle color changes, while others...
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Apple Now Offering New Accessories From Mophie, Scosche, Hue and More

Wednesday November 15, 2023 11:08 am PST by
Apple today updated its online store to add a range of new accessories from companies that include Mophie, Scosche, Philips Hue, Yale, and others. Some of the accessories are limited to online purchases, while others are available in Apple retail locations worldwide. Apple is now selling Scosche's BaseLynx 2.0 modular charging system, which allows customers to purchase individual charging...
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Apple Seeds Third Public Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.2

Wednesday November 15, 2023 10:24 am PST by
Apple today seeded the third public beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.2 update, allowing non-developers to test out the software ahead of its release. The third public beta comes two weeks after the second public beta. Beta testers can opt-in through the Software Update section of the System Settings app. Under Beta updates, simply toggle on the Sonoma Public Beta. Note that you must sign...
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Apple Seeds Third Public Beta of iOS 17.2 With Journal App and More

Wednesday November 15, 2023 10:24 am PST by
Apple today seeded the third betas of upcoming iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2 updates to public beta testers, allowing non-developers to try out the software ahead of its release. The third iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2 public betas come two weeks after Apple released the second public betas. Public beta testers can get the beta by opening up the Settings app, going to the Software Update section,...
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First Qi2 Wireless Chargers Coming Soon

Wednesday November 15, 2023 9:27 am PST by
The first wireless chargers that support the new Qi2 charging standard are set to launch in time for the holiday season, according to an announcement shared today by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). Announced earlier this year, Qi2 is a next-generation Qi charging technology that incorporates a Magnetic Power Profile. Qi2 devices will work like Apple's MagSafe feature, using magnets for...
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iFixit Urges FTC to Establish Stronger Right to Repair Rules

Tuesday November 14, 2023 4:51 pm PST by
Popular repair site iFixit today sent a petition to the United States Federal Trade Commission calling for new Right to Repair rules that would protect consumer interests. iFixit's petition calls attention to some of the "blocks" that manufacturers have put in place that prevent customers and independent repair shops from repairing their electronics, such as proprietary screws or repairs...
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Withings Launches Smart Scale That Helps With Diabetes Management

Tuesday November 14, 2023 3:53 pm PST by
Withings today announced the launch of the Body Pro 2, a cellular-connected smart scale that is able to detect early signs of diabetes and assess the risk of diabetes complications. Using add-on health modules that are available by prescription, the scale is able to track biomarkers that are usually only available in a clinical setting. The diabetes module monitors Electrochemical Skin...
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Apple Stops Signing iOS 17.1, Preventing Downgrading

Tuesday November 14, 2023 3:17 pm PST by
Apple today stopped signing iOS 17.1, a move that will prevent iPhone users from downgrading to that version of iOS. Apple is no longer signing iOS 17.1 following the release of iOS 17.1.1, which came out on November 7. It is not unusual that iOS 17.1 is no longer being signed. Apple routinely stops signing older versions of iOS after new releases in order to encourage customers to keep...