Sam Kohl

Sam Kohl, also known professionally as iupdate, is an American YouTuber and blogger, best known for his Apple-focused videos as well as his podcast, Genius Bar. The name of his YouTube channel was originally iupdateos, which was started in March 2013. As of June 2021, he has over 310 thousand subscribers and over 78 million total video views. Kohl started AppleTrack, a bite-sized Apple blog, in May 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

watchOS 7 may get updated home screen, ‘hand-wash monitoring’ feature

The news: The watchOS 7 update has been seemingly detailed by L0vetodream (90.5% accurate). Sleep monitoring Updated home page that seemingly can be shared(?) “Hand-wash monitoring” Our take: These leaks appear to have originated from a source on Weibo, and it’s unclear if these are just predictions or hard intel. We’ll see in a few

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First detailed iPhone 12 dummy units show iPad Pro-like design

The news: The first detailed (but still incomplete) iPhone 12 dummy units have surfaced, shared by Sonny Dickson (77.8% accurate). As previously rumored, the design closely mirrors that of the iPad Pro We don’t have a look at the notch in these photos, which on recent CAD models hasn’t shrunk The camera setups (on all

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Redesigned iMac, AirPods Studio and AirTags postponed from WWDC

The news: While a redesigned iMac is still on track for release later in 2020, it won’t be happening at WWDC, according to Jon Prosser (81.3% accurate). Prosser believes any and all WWDC hardware has been scraped This includes AirPods Studio and AirTags, too Sonny Dickson (77.8% accurate) previously stated that a refreshed iMac with

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watchOS 7: Every leak and rumor

With WWDC 2020 just around the corner, here are all of the leaks and rumors about watchOS 7. More than 80% likely From 9to5Mac (85.8% accurate): Ability to share watch faces New “Infograph Pro” watch face with tachymeter New “International” watch face New iCloud shared album watch face ‘Parent’ iPhone can pair multiple ‘child’ watches

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Apple AR/VR headset to have ‘ultra-high-resolution screens’ and cinematic speakers

The news: Apple’s mixed AR/VR headset “will make it almost impossible for a user to differentiate the virtual world from the real one,” according to Mark Gurman (84.3% accurate). The wearable device has ultra-high-resolution screens and a cinematic speaker system Apps primarily focused on gaming and watching videos will be available on a dedicated App

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iOS 14 may be called ‘iPhone OS’

The news: Just over 10 years after switching away from the iPhoneOS moniker, Apple may be reintroducing it at WWDC this year, according to Jon Prosser (86.7% accurate). This would align the mobile operating system with every other major platform (ex. macOS, watchOS, tvOS) iOS 14 is shaping up to be a smaller ‘S’ upgrade,

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iOS 14: Revamped Podcasts app revealed

The news: The stock Apple Podcasts app is getting some major upgrades in iOS 14, according to 9to5Mac (85.8% accurate). “For You” tab coming with personalized recommendations Introduction of user profiles to follow your friends and vis versa Creators able to offer bonus content in-app Our take: Apple’s Podcasts app has certainly lost traction to

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New iPhone 12 CAD models show updated design, no smaller notch

The news: Newly revealed iPhone 12 schematics show a much different device than previously expected, according to EverythingApplePro. The notch isn’t shrinking (same size as iPhone X) Tweaked camera layout replicates iPhone 11 Pro design with LiDAR sensor below LiDAR may now be exclusive to the 6.7-inch model ‘Smart Connector’ area is actually the 5G

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iPadOS 14: Every leak and rumor

I heard some whispers this year’s iPadOS could be a much larger update than iOS 14. Here is every leak and rumor we’ve heard about iPadOS 14 ahead of its unveil on June 22 at WWDC 2020. More than 80% likely From 9to5Mac (85.8% accurate): Safari gets proper Apple Pencil support with markup From MacRumors

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iOS 14: Every leak and rumor

Here’s every leak and rumor we’ve heard about iOS 14 so far, ahead of its unveil on Monday, June 22 at WWDC 2020. 100% confirmed From leaker DongleBookPro: Redesigned wallpaper UI with support for 3rd-party wallpapers More than 80% likely From 9to5Mac (85.8% accurate): New AR app Provides real-world AR experiences Apple Store and Starbucks

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Future AirPods to have ‘totally wireless design’

The news: In the future, AirPods will go completely wireless, according to L0vetodream (90.5% accurate). The port on the bottom of AirPods will likely disappear in future versions All AirPods cases currently include a Lightning connector Our take: Cosigning rumors of next year’s totally wireless iPhone, future AirPods will likely be following the trend, too.

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