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.

Apple may be working on special ‘Steve Jobs’ Apple Glass edition

The news: In addition to a standard pair of glasses for the masses, Apple is also working on a more iconic variation, according to Jon Prosser. Revealed to Cult of Mac, the special edition will look just like the glasses Steve Jobs was famed to wear (see image above) The standard Apple Glass will look

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Download the iPad Pro 2020 wallpapers

The news: Alongside the addition of a new LiDAR sensor and better microphones on the 2020 iPad Pro…there are 8 new wallpapers: 4 for light mode and 4 for dark mode. Our take: The green and purple one in dark mode is the best.

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Sources split on Apple Glass reveal

The news: Jon Prosser and Mark Gurman, both highly rated between 83-87% accurate, don’t agree on when Apple will be releasing their AR glasses project. Jon Prosser (86.7% accurate) says they’re coming in 2021, link Mark Gurman (83.9% accurate) says the glasses “won’t launch till end of 2022 or 2023,” link Our take: With ratings

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New Powerbeats Pro (2020) colors revealed

The news: We previously heard that Powerbeats Pro would be getting a color refresh soon…and now we have the official images and details, according to WinFuture. The new colors? Lava Red, Cloud Pink, Glacier Blue & Spring Yellow They’re coming out on June 1 Our take: Apple is continuing their colorful headphones strategy exclusive to

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Download the new iPhone SE wallpapers

The news: Nothing to see here except these 12 new wallpapers for the 2020 iPhone SE. Our take: Yellow, in dark mode, is the best one.

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iPhone 12 may remove EarPods from the box

The news: For the first time ever, Apple might not be including free headphones in the box when you buy the iPhone 12 this September, according to Ming-Chi Kuo (via MacRumors). To encourage users to make the jump to AirPods, Apple is said to be running some special promo in the second half of 2020

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What’s new in iOS 13.5

The news: The GM release of iOS 13.5–which seems to be launching imminently–includes the official changelog for the first ever x.5 update. Here’s what’s new: Face ID jumps straight to the passcode prompt if you’re wearing a mask Exposure notifications, which are opt-in, allow you to notify others or be notified if you have COVID-19

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Apple Glass features revealed

The news: Apple’s highly-anticipated AR Glasses project may be called “Apple Glass” and pair to an iPhone similar to the Apple Watch, according to Jon Prosser. They’ll cost $499, with prescription lenses available for additional charge A LiDAR sensor is situated on right side An included stand charges them wirelessly Built-in displays sit in both

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14-inch MacBook Pro coming in 2021

The news: The big, smaller MacBook Pro update isn’t happening until next year, according to L0vetodream. The new model with a larger 14-inch display is coming sometime in 2021 Our take: Apple just refreshed the 13-inch MacBook Pro recently with a new Magic Keyboard…and some other minor tweaks. If you want something more substantial, wait

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10.8-inch iPad coming later in 2020; larger iPad mini in 2021

The news: Apple is working on a new versions of the lower-cost iPads, according to Ming-Chi Kuo (via MacRumors) A larger 10.8-inch budget iPad is coming in the second half of 2020 A larger 8.5-9-inch version of the iPad mini Our take: We’ve heard of Apple working on a new 11-inch iPad Air for later

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Logic Pro X 10.5 update released

The news: Version 10.5 of Apple’s high-end music production app is out now with a slew of new features. Live Loops are a grid-based “nonlinear” space that encourages spontaneity while instantly drafting and recording your best ideas. Sampler and Quick Sampler upgrade Logic’s sampling suite Hip hop and electronic music producers get and improved workflow

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