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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Nomad Launches Qi-Rechargeable Find My Tracking Card to Prevent Lost Wallets

Tuesday May 28, 2024 12:34 pm PDT by
Nomad today announced the launch of the Tracking Card, a super thin Find My-enabled card that is designed to be carried in a wallet so that it's trackable with an iPhone. The Tracking Card is about the thickness of two credit cards (2mm), so it doesn't take up too much space in a wallet. It's also credit card sized, which means it can be carried right alongside other cards. There are several ...
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Apple Releases New AirPods Pro 2 Firmware

Tuesday May 28, 2024 11:46 am PDT 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 6F7, up from the 6B34 firmware released 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. Apple does not give...
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Next Apple Watch Activity Challenge to Take Place on June 5 to Celebrate Global Running Day

Tuesday May 28, 2024 11:32 am PDT by
Apple is planning a new Apple Watch activity challenge for June 5, which is Global Running Day. This is an Apple Watch activity challenge that Apple has not offered in the past, so it is a new day and a new award. To complete the challenge, Apple Watch owners will need to record a running workout of at least five kilometers on June 5. Hit the road, trail, track, or tread for Global Running...
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Apple Design Award Finalists Announced Ahead of WWDC 2024

Tuesday May 28, 2024 11:20 am PDT by
As we prepare for the 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple today announced its finalists for the Apple Design Awards. Apple chooses the best apps and games annually, announcing the winners at WWDC. The Apple Design Awards are meant to highlight apps with outstanding design, innovation, ingenuity, and technical achievement. Apps have been selected in the following categories: Delight...
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Apple Confirms Time for June 10 WWDC Keynote, Shares Full Schedule

Tuesday May 28, 2024 10:21 am PDT by
Apple today shared details on the schedule that it has prepared for the 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference, which is set to take place from June 10 to June 14. While WWDC always includes a keynote, Apple has confirmed that it will be held on June 10 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. Apple is expected to announce iOS 18, iPadOS 18, macOS 15, tvOS 18, watchOS 11, and visionOS 2, and at this time,...
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Apple's M4 iMac: What to Expect

Friday May 24, 2024 2:21 pm PDT by
Apple is planning to refresh the 24-inch iMac as soon as 2024, so we could see a new model with an M4 chip before the end of the year. Apple is working to overhaul the entire Mac line with AI-focused M4 chips, ‌iMac‌ included. This guide includes everything we know about Apple's plans for an M4 ‌iMac‌. M4 Chip The next-generation 24-inch ‌iMac‌ is expected to get the M4 chip, which is the same ...
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Apple Now Selling Refurbished iPhone 14 Models

Friday May 24, 2024 11:15 am PDT by
Apple today added refurbished iPhone 14, ‌iPhone 14‌ Plus, ‌iPhone 14‌ Pro, and ‌iPhone 14‌ Pro Max devices to its online store for refurbished products, offering the prior-generation iPhones at a discount for the first time since their 2022 launch. The ‌iPhone 14‌ is available starting at $619, the ‌iPhone 14‌ Pro is available starting at $759, and the ‌iPhone 14‌ Pro Max is available starting at $849. ...
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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a New M2 iPad Air, Apple Pencil Pro and Rock Paper Pencil Kit From Astropad

Friday May 24, 2024 9:02 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Astropad to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of Apple's new M2 iPad Air models, an Apple Pencil Pro, and an Astropad Rock Paper Pencil kit to go with it. We've highlighted the Rock Paper Pencil before, because it's the best way to mimic the feel of writing on paper with an iPad and an ‌Apple Pencil‌. The Rock Paper Pencil is a screen...
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Prototype iPod Features Apple-Designed Tetris Clone Called 'Stacker'

Friday May 24, 2024 8:05 am PDT by
Apple once designed a Tetris clone called "Stacker," with the game featured on a prototype version of the third-generation iPod. AppleDemoYT, known for sourcing rare prototype devices, shared images and a video of the unreleased iPod. The iPod in question is a "DVT" device, which means it was a mid-stage prototype that was still in "Design Validation Testing." It has a model number of A1023, ...
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iFixit Ends Repair Relationship With Samsung

Thursday May 23, 2024 4:20 pm PDT by
Device repair company iFixit is ending its repair relationship with Samsung, iFixit announced in a blog post today. The partnership is being dissolved after a two-year period because iFixit and Samsung have been unable to negotiate a new deal. iFixit said that it wanted to build a repair-friendly ecosystem for independent businesses and consumers with its Samsung Repair Hub, something that...
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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 195 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Thursday May 23, 2024 4:07 pm PDT 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 195 includes fixes and updates for Accessibility, CSS, Media, Rendering, Scrolling, Web Extensions, and Web...
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Pixelmator Pro Gains AI-Powered Background Removal Tool

Thursday May 23, 2024 3:32 pm PDT by
Popular photo editing app Pixelmator Pro was today updated with an overhauled set of AI-powered masking tools that make it easier than ever to make selective edits. Masking was "reengineered from the ground up" in the new 3.6 version of Pixelmator Pro, so it's quicker to create and refine masks. There is a new Hide Background option that uses AI to nondestructively remove the entire...
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Search the Web With a Phone Call Using This New Arc Search Feature

Thursday May 23, 2024 2:17 pm PDT by
Arc Search from The Browser Company was today updated with a new "Call Arc" feature that's designed to let you conduct a search in a gesture that mimics a phone call. To use the feature, open up Arc Search, raise the iPhone to your ear, and ask a question. The gesture of raising the ‌iPhone‌ to your ear activates the search option, and answers are provided verbally, so the entire voice-based...
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macOS 15 System Settings to Get Design Overhaul

Thursday May 23, 2024 12:51 pm PDT by
With the macOS 15 update that is set to debut at WWDC in June, Apple plans to rearrange "menus and app UIs," according to a report from AppleInsider. The System Settings app, which was last updated with macOS Ventura, will get one of the biggest updates. With macOS Ventura, Apple renamed the System Preferences app to System Settings, introducing a design similar to the Settings app on the...
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Apple's 2024 M4 Mac Mini: What We Know

Wednesday May 22, 2024 2:28 pm PDT by
Apple is working to refresh the entire Mac lineup with chips in the M4 series, and the Mac mini could get an update as soon as late 2024. Apple is expected to skip the M3 chip, going straight from M2 to M4. This guide highlights everything that we know about the ‌Mac mini‌ refresh so far. Design Apple hasn't changed the ‌Mac mini‌ design in many years, and there are no rumors of a design...

Disney Shares Trailer for Immersive Vision Pro Marvel Story

Wednesday May 22, 2024 12:49 pm PDT by
Disney today shared a trailer for the hour-long interactive and immersive Disney+ Marvel story that is set to come to the Vision Pro on Thursday, May 30. The Disney+ original from Marvel Studios is connected to the "What If...?" animated series and it will be released as a standalone app for the Vision Pro.What If... You Were Chosen? Step into the Multiverse and harness the power of the...

What the Golf on Apple Vision Pro Gains New Levels

Wednesday May 22, 2024 11:00 am PDT by
Popular Apple Arcade game What the Golf? for the Vision Pro is being updated with a slew of new content, with Apple adding 15 new areas with more than 100 spatial levels and 200 challenges to complete. What the Golf? is, as the name suggests, a mini golf game aimed at people who hate golf. The goal is to get the ball to the hole, and every hole has a twist with different game mechanics to...
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Next Emoji Coming to iOS Could Include Face With Eye Bags, Shovel, Fingerprint, Splatter and More

Tuesday May 21, 2024 4:13 pm PDT by
Apple adds new emoji to the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and other devices regularly based on updates made to the emoji catalog by the Unicode Consortium, and there are seven new emoji that we could see sometime in late 2024 or early 2025. The next emoji characters being considered include face with bags under eyes, fingerprint, leafless tree, root vegetable, harp, shovel, and splatter. The Unicode ...
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iOS 18 Apple Music App to Get Smarter Song Transitions

Tuesday May 21, 2024 2:05 pm PDT by
With iOS 18 and macOS 15, the Apple Music app will gain smarter song transitions, reports AppleInsider. Apple is reportedly testing a new feature called "smart song transitions" that would be an improvement to the current crossfade option that comes into play when transitioning from one song to the next. With smart song transitions, ‌Apple Music‌ users will be able to adjust the crossfade...
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New 'Parkour' Immersive Video Coming to Vision Pro on Friday

Tuesday May 21, 2024 12:48 pm PDT by
Apple is set to release a new immersive video on the Vision Pro on Friday, with "Parkour" labeled as episode two in the "Adventure" series. Episode one is the "Highlining" video that shows highliner Faith Dickey walking across a tightrope 3,000 feet above Norway's fjords. A description of the Parkour episode invites Vision Pro wearers to join the "world's leading parkour athletes" as they go ...