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.

AirPods Studio: Every leak and rumor

100% confirmed Leaked iOS 14 glyph shows general design More than 80% likely From 9to5Mac: Neck detection will play/pause music automatically Ear detection for no wrong pay to put them on Noise cancellation Transparency Mode Custom equalizer From Mark Gurman: 2 variations: one made of leather and one made of breathable mesh Convertible from comfort

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First purported iPhone 13 design and details shared

The news, taken with a huge grain of salt: The design and initial camera details for the 2021 iPhone have been shared by @choco_bit. There appear to be four cameras in the main array, with the LiDAR sensor placed below Our take: It’s wayyyyyyy to early to have a proper opinion on these, as most

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Apple’s butterfly keyboard apparently isn’t dead

The news: Even after years of relentless issues with the butterfly keyboard design and publicly shelving it, Apple is still working to fix it privately, according to L0vetodream. Apple is “trying to improve on the structure” and fix it once and for all Down the road, the butterfly keyboard may return Our take: I feel

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Apple AirTags: Every rumor and leak

Everything we know so far about Apple’s upcoming Tile-like tracking accessory, excited later this year: 100% confirmed They’ll be called AirTags (Apple actually leaked this one themselves) More than 80% likely Small and round Leather keychain carrying case included, link Able to be set up in bulk Replaceable/removable battery Locate via augmented reality Play sound

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Future AirPods to feature ambient light sensors

The news: A future version of Apple’s popular truly wireless headphones will include ambient light sensing (ALS) technology, according to DigiTimes. Ambient light sensors are generally used to adjust screen brightness, automatically Our take: With no screen for an ALS to adjust the brightness for, it clearly won’t be used for that on future AirPods.

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Next macOS update to include revamped Messages app

The news: Apple is planning to massively upgrade the Messages app with iOS features in the next version of macOS, according to iOS 14 code obtained by 9to5Mac. Proper iMessage effects, stickers, apps, name and photo sharing and more will finally be available Rather than adding native features to the existing app, Apple plans to

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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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