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Chance Miller

@ChanceHMiller

Chance is the Lead Editor of 9to5Mac, helping oversee and manage coverage for the entire staff of 9to5Mac writers. He first joined 9to5Mac in 2013 and has published daily coverage of Apple and related topics since then. 

Over the years, Chance has worked alongside his 9to5Mac colleagues to publish industry-leading stories about Apple. In the spring of 2020, Chance and the 9to5Mac team exclusively reported a variety of upcoming iOS 14 features prior to the official announcement from Apple. 

In addition to serving as Lead Editor of 9to5Mac, Chance is also the host of the 9to5Mac Daily podcast. Published five days per week, 9to5Mac Daily is a recap of the day’s Apple news in 5-10 minutes. You can subscribe to 9to5Mac Daily on Apple Podcasts, Overcast or via the dedicated RSS feed right here

Chance is also a guest host on the 9to5Mac Happy Hour podcast with Benjamin Mayo and appeared multiple times on the 9to5Mac Watch Time podcast with Zac Hall. 

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Apple has released the first beta of iOS 15.4, and it includes a handful of changes and improvements for iPhone users. Namely, there is now support for using Face ID while wearing a mask, Universal Control, new emoji, and more. Head below as we round up all of the new features in iOS 15.4, iPadOS 15.4, and more.

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During Apple’s Q1 2022 earnings call with analysts and investors today, Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed the idea of the “metaverse.” In response to a question from Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, Cook explained that Apple sees a “lot of potential in this space.”

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Apple just reported record earnings for Q1 2022, and it’s already looking ahead to another quarter of growth for Q2 2022. While the company is not providing specific guidance for the quarter due to uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and supply constraints, CFO Luca Maestri says the company expects revenue growth to be “solid on a year-over-year basis.”

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Apple (AAPL) has officially reported its earnings for fiscal Q1 2022, covering the months of October, November, and December (aka calendar Q4). This is Apple’s ever-important holiday quarter, and it reported a revenue record of $123.95 billion, up 11% year over year. The company reported profit of $34.6 billion and earnings per share of $2.10.

Head below for 9to5Mac’s full coverage of AAPL’s fiscal Q1 2022 earnings release.

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Today’s release of iOS 15.4 includes the major new addition of support for Face ID recognition while wearing a mask. Unfortunately, this feature is limited to only newer-model iPhones and iPads. Apple hasn’t published specific availability details, but it appears that this feature only works on the iPhone 12 and newer.

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Following the release of iOS 15.3 to the public earlier this week, Apple is now continuing the beta testing process. The company is rolling out the first betas of iOS 15.4, iPadOS 15.4, and watchOS 8.5 to developers now. Head below for the full details and build numbers for these releases.

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Ahead of the impending launch of the third-generation iPhone SE, Apple is liquidating some of its previous-generation, low-cost devices. But as tempting as the idea of an iPhone with 128GB might be for $359, you absolutely should not buy it. Read on as we explain why.

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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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When Apple first introduced the iPhone X in 2017, it marked a radical change for iPhone users. Not only was the traditional Home button design gone, but so was the Touch ID sensor that had been housed in that Home button since the iPhone 5S. It’s been five years since that transition took place, but it’s never too late to bring Touch ID back…

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January 26

Apple is developing a new feature that would allow iPhone users to accept credit card payments via contactless technology without any extra hardware, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The report explains that Apple’s system is likely to use NFC technology similar to Apple Pay.

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PSA: Discord facing ‘major outage,’ service slowly coming back online

If you’re trying to use the popular messaging and communications app Discord, you might have issues this afternoon. The company reports that it is suffering from a “major outage” that has taken the service offline for all users.

Earlier this week, 9to5Mac reported on major issues with iCloud syncing and CloudKit that have been plaguing third-party applications. Now, some affected developers say that they have heard from Apple that the issues have been fixed, with some additional details on what happened to initially cause the problems.

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Apple’s latest round of software updates is now rolling out to the public. iOS 15.3 is now available to iPhone users with performance improvements, bug fixes, and security enhancements. Furthermore, iPadOS 15.3 is now available to iPad users, while watchOS 8.4 is rolling out for Apple Watch.

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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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Apple is continuing to slowly expand its autonomous vehicle testing program in California. According to new data published by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, Apple now has 89 drivers registered to its crew. The number of self-driving vehicles, however, remains the same at 69 vehicles.

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Apple has announced that it is celebrating Black History Month with a number of different initiatives this year. One of the most notable announcements is a new-edition Apple Watch Black Unity Braided Solo Loop and matching Unity Lights watch face, which Apple says are inspired by Afrofuturism.

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January 25

Apple granted restraining order over disturbing stalking situation involving Tim Cook

Apple has been granted a restraining order against a woman who has allegedly been stalking Apple CEO Tim Cook for over a year. According to a new report from The Mercury News, Apple said in legal fillings that the woman emailed photos of a loaded gun to Cook and trespassed at his home.

Even though the iPhone 13 is still the new kid on the block, rumors have already painted a picture of what to expect from the so-called iPhone 14. We expect the iPhone 14 to be introduced in September of 2022, and rumors suggest we could see a major redesign, new features, and more. Head below as we round up all of the iPhone 14 rumors so far.

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Apple has set its next two Apple Watch Activity Challenges for next month, including one for Lunar New Year as well as Black History Month. Head below for the details on how to partake in these challenges, which can unlock special badges and achievements in the Fitness app.

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After rolling out a firmware update for AirPods 3 earlier this month, Apple is now rolling out an update for Beats Studio Buds.Today’s update brings the Beats Studio Buds firmware to version 10M359, but unfortunately, Apple has not provided any details on what’s new.

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