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 Releases Safari Technology Preview 184 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Thursday December 7, 2023 2:21 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 184 includes fixes and updates for Accessibility, CSS, HTMK, JavaScript, Media, Web Animations, Web API, Web...
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Former Apple Lawyer Gene Levoff Avoids Prison After Insider Trading Conviction

Thursday December 7, 2023 1:53 pm PST by
Former Apple director of corporate law Gene Levoff was today sentenced to a fine and four years of probation for insider trading, according to Bloomberg. Levoff was facing up to two years in prison, but he will avoid time behind bars. Levoff's role at Apple was supposed to include ensuring that Apple employees were compliant with the company's insider trading policies, including enforcement...

Review: Two Months With the iPhone 15 Pro Max

Thursday December 7, 2023 12:04 pm PST by
Apple's iPhone 15 lineup came out in September, and while most reviews are done shortly after a new device launches, we like to follow up with a longer term review that gives us an opportunity to provide a deeper dive into what it's like using these phones on a day to day basis for months. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. MacRumors videographer Dan Barbera has been...
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Developers Will Soon Get 25 Monthly Hours of Xcode Cloud With Apple Developer Program

Thursday December 7, 2023 11:41 am PST by
Apple today announced that starting in January 2024, all Apple Developer Program memberships will include 25 compute hours of Xcode Cloud at no additional cost on top of the Developer membership fee. Xcode Cloud is designed to provide cloud-based tools to developers for building apps, running automated tests, providing apps to testers, and managing user feedback. It was introduced in 2021,...
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Apple Pay Outage Affecting Some Users [Update: Resolved]

Thursday December 7, 2023 11:34 am PST by
There is an Apple Pay and Wallet outage that is causing some users to experience issues with ‌Apple Pay‌ web payments and in-app payments using ‌Apple Pay‌. According to Apple's System Status page, the outage began at 5:04 a.m. Eastern Time, and it is ongoing. Apple says that only "some users" are having problems, but there are multiple tweets about the payment issues. Note that this is not...
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Apple Seeds Second macOS Sonoma 14.2 Release Candidate to Developers

Thursday December 7, 2023 10:10 am PST by
Apple today seeded a second release candidate (RC) version of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.2 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming few days after Apple seeded the first RC. The second RC has a build number of 23C64, up from 23C63 for the first RC. Registered developers can opt-in to the beta through the Software Update section of the System Settings app. Under...
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Anker's Qi2 Chargers Will Charge iPhones at 15W

Wednesday December 6, 2023 4:53 pm PST by
Next-generation Qi2 chargers from Anker will charge the iPhone 13, iPhone 14, and iPhone 15 at faster 15W speeds, Anker told The Verge. Current Qi-based chargers from companies like Anker are limited to 7.5W when used with Apple's iPhones, while MagSafe chargers support 15W charging. While Qi2 has the same magnetic alignment that ‌MagSafe‌ offers, Apple has not provided details on the Qi2...

Hulu on Disney+ Beta Launches for Bundle Subscribers

Wednesday December 6, 2023 2:14 pm PST by
Disney today announced that customers who subscribe to its Hulu and Disney+ bundle can access Hulu content through a new "Hulu on Disney+" beta that aims to combine the two apps into a single app. The beta is available to bundle subscribers as of now, with Disney planning to test the combined service before it rolls out in the spring. Bundle subscribers will see a Hulu title appear alongside ...
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Review: Nanoleaf's $99 Matter-Enabled String Lights Are an Affordable Holiday Option

Wednesday December 6, 2023 1:04 pm PST by
Nanoleaf is known for its smart lighting panels, but this year the company launched a set of $99 Smart Holiday String Lights that are compatible with Matter and thus HomeKit. Matter devices connect to ‌HomeKit‌ in the same way that traditional ‌HomeKit‌ devices do, but you will need a Matter-compatible smart home hub. For the ‌HomeKit‌ ecosystem, this is anything that serves as a ‌HomeKit‌ "home hub,"...
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Apple Eliminating iTunes Movies and TV Show Apps in tvOS 17.2

Wednesday December 6, 2023 12:05 pm PST by
Apple is doing away with the redundant iTunes Movies and iTunes TV Show apps on the Apple TV starting with the tvOS 17.2 update. As noted by 9to5Mac, in the release candidate version of tvOS 17.2, opening up those apps redirects users to the ‌Apple TV‌ app. The ‌Apple TV‌ app supports both movie and TV show purchases, making the old iTunes Movies and iTunes TV Shows apps unnecessary and also...
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New M3 MacBook Air Models Expected Around March 2024

Wednesday December 6, 2023 10:36 am PST by
Apple plans to refresh the MacBook Air around March 2024, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman said today in a report on Apple's future iPad and Mac plans. Updated 13-inch and 15-inch ‌MacBook Air‌ models are in the works. As Apple overhauled the ‌MacBook Air‌'s design in 2022 and then introduced a larger model in 2023, no design changes are planned for the 2024 models. The focus will instead be on new...

Apple to Launch Two iPad Air and Two OLED iPad Pro Models Early Next Year

Wednesday December 6, 2023 9:53 am PST by
To boost falling iPad sales, Apple has a major refresh planned for the ‌iPad‌ lineup in early 2024, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Apple plans to debut new iPad Air and iPad Pro models, both of which will feature notable changes. The ‌iPad Air‌ will come in two sizes like the ‌iPad Pro‌ for the first time. The smaller model will continue to measure in at 10.9 inches, but the larger version...
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Apple Arcade Gains Disney Dreamlight Valley, Puzzle & Dragons Story, and Sonic Dream Team

Tuesday December 5, 2023 3:55 pm PST by
Apple today updated its Apple Arcade gaming service with several new titles, including Disney Dreamlight Valley, Sonic Dream Team, Puzzle & Dragons Story, and Turmoil+. Disney Dreamlight Valley is a life simulation game starring Disney characters, and it has previously been available on console platforms. The ‌Apple Arcade‌ version of the game includes the base version and the A Rift in Time...

Popular Adventure Game 'Stray' Now Available for Apple Silicon Macs

Tuesday December 5, 2023 3:12 pm PST by
Adventure game "Stray," which is designed to let players take on the role of a daring orange cat, is available for download on the Mac as of today. Though the game was first released in 2022, it has been limited to Windows machines and PlayStation and Xbox consoles until today. In this third-person adventure title, a stray cat's curiosity causes him to get stuck in a walled city filled...
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Apple's First iPhone SE Now Considered Vintage

Tuesday December 5, 2023 2:00 pm PST by
Apple today added the original iPhone SE to its vintage and obsolete products list. The first version of the ‌iPhone SE‌ came out in March 2016, which means it has been seven years since it launched. The ‌iPhone SE‌ was sold until September 2018, so it has been five years since it was last available for sale, making it eligible for Apple's vintage designation. Products are marked as vintage five ...
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iOS 17.2 Fixes Bug Preventing Wireless Charging From Working in Some Vehicles

Tuesday December 5, 2023 12:26 pm PST by
iOS 17.2 addresses a bug that was preventing some iPhones from wirelessly charging on the wireless charging pads included in some vehicles, according to Apple's release notes for the iOS 17.2 RC that came out today. There have been multiple complaints from iPhone 15 owners who have had charging issues in their Chevrolet, Cadillac, and Buick vehicles. In some of these cars, an iPhone placed...
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Apple Releases New AirPods Pro 2 Firmware

Tuesday December 5, 2023 11:28 am PST by
Apple today released new firmware update for both the Lightning and USB-C versions of the AirPods Pro 2. The new firmware is version 6B34, up from the 6B32 firmware introduced in November. Apple does not provide details on what features might be included in the refreshed firmware beyond "bug fixes and other improvements," so it is unclear what's new in the update, but prior software releases ...
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iOS 17.2 Brings Qi2 Support to iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 Models

Tuesday December 5, 2023 11:04 am PST by
The iOS 17.2 update that Apple is set to release to the public in the near future will bring support for the next-generation Qi2 wireless charging standard to the iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 models. Qi2 was mentioned in the release notes for the RC version of the update that came out today. With the addition of support for the new standard, ‌iPhone 13‌ and ‌iPhone 14‌ models will work with Qi2...
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Apple Seeds Release Candidate Versions of iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2 to Developers

Tuesday December 5, 2023 10:36 am PST by
Apple today seeded the release candidate versions (RCs) of upcoming iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2 updates to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming a week after Apple released the the fourth betas of iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2. The RCs represent the final version of the software that is expected to be provided to the public. Registered developers are able to opt into the betas...
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Apple Seeds macOS Sonoma 14.2 Release Candidate to Developers

Tuesday December 5, 2023 10:19 am PST by
Apple today seeded the release candidate (RC) version of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.2 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming a week after Apple seeded the fourth beta of ‌macOS Sonoma‌ 14.2. The RC represents the finalized version of ‌macOS Sonoma‌ 14.2 that will be released to the public should no major issues be found. Registered developers can opt-in to the beta...