Studio Display Stories May 23

Earlier this month, we reported on new MacBook Pro orders and even existing ones from February being delayed into July. Now as supply issues continue, we’re seeing the MacBook Pro delayed to August alongside other products like iMac, Mac Studio, and Studio Display.

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Studio Display Stories May 12

Following the release of iOS 15.5 RC and macOS 12.4 RC for developers, Apple has also made available the RC (Release Candidate) build of Studio Display Firmware 15.5 ahead of the official release. The update improves the image captured by the built-in webcam.

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Studio Display Stories May 4

Jared Polin of FroKnowsPhoto is a Philadelphia-based YouTuber with a following of over one million. On the channel, Polin uses his extensive photography experience to create “Fun and Informative” videos on the subject. As part of a new “Dream Studio Makeover” project from Apple, Polin got to change the life of a young up-and-coming creative.  

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Studio Display Stories May 3

Apple last week released a new beta firmware for Studio Display, which the company later confirmed addresses some of the webcam quality issues. With the release of macOS 12.4 beta 3 earlier today, Apple also made the second beta of Studio Display Firmware 15.5 available to developers – and it seems to improve the camera a bit more.

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Studio Display Stories April 29

When Apple’s new Studio Display was released last month, many people were quick to point out that panel is nearly identical to the one that Apple used in the 27-inch iMac starting in 2014. Because of the similarities between the two, YouTuber Luke Miani decided to see if he could convert an old iMac into a Studio Display.

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Studio Display Stories April 27

Studio Display webcam complaints were one of the standout things from early product reviews. The WSJ’s Joanna Stern took the turn-of-phrase prize for her description of the image quality, describing it as reminiscent of the camera on a BlackBerry.

The complaints were allayed for a time, when it appeared that the issue could be fixed in software, but are back with a vengeance now that we know that’s not the case

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Studio Display Stories April 26

When Apple announced Studio Display, it promised “sensational” webcam quality. However, as customers got their hands on the product, they noticed that the images captured by the built-in camera were not good. Apple is now rolling out a beta software that promises to fix some of these issues – but the thing is, Studio Display’s poor webcam quality is not a software bug after all.

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Apple has released the beta of its promised update to improve the webcam on its Studio Display for camera tuning, contrast, noise reduction, and more. Follow along for how to download the Studio Display webcam fix update early.

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Apple is rolling out a beta new firmware update for its Studio Display today. As we’ve reported before, the Studio Display runs firmware based on iOS and is powered by an A13 Bionic chip inside.

This combination allows Apple to roll out firmware updates to the Studio Display, and today’s update is referred to as “Apple Studio Display Firmware Update 15.5.” Apple has confirmed that today’s update addresses issues with the webcam quality.

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Studio Display Stories April 11

A problem updating the Apple Studio Display firmware has now been resolved, after multiple users reported an error message saying that it “could not be completed.”

While it initially appeared this might simply be a server issue, it’s now being suggested that the problem was due to an embarrassing mistake by Apple …

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Studio Display Stories April 10

Apple released its new Studio Display after March’s “Peek Performance” event. While this could be the monitor many people were expecting from Apple, it’s still struggling with some issues. First, some customers complained that the 12MP FaceTime camera wasn’t working as expected, now it appears people can’t update the Apple Studio Display firmware properly.

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Studio Display Stories April 4

Apple finally made the standalone 27-inch display we’ve all wanted since 2014. In the process, Apple retired the Intel 27-inch iMac without an Apple silicon-powered version planned for this year. Disappointing as that may be for fans of large all-in-one desktops, there’s a chance this could bode well for Apple’s display ambitions – or not.

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Studio Display Stories March 30

After showing a preview inside Apple’s new Studio Display last week alongside its Mac Studio teardown, iFixit is back today with a full disassembly of Apple’s prosumer monitor. Check out the full teardown below that examines the infamous webcam, shows why the Studio Display is 50% thicker than the M1 iMac, and more.

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Studio Display Stories March 28

Apple exited the standalone display business way back in July of 2016 when it discontinued the fan-favorite Thunderbolt Display. At the time, Apple did something that was unheard of for the company: it recommended users try out third-party displays.

Nearly six years later, the Studio Display has officially arrived and finally closes that gap in Apple’s lineup. So why has been so controversial and divisive in its first two weeks of availability?

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Studio Display Stories March 23

Apple introduced multiple new products earlier this month at its “Peek Performance” event, including the iPad Air 5, Mac Studio, and the Studio Display. Now that customers can get their hands on these products, some Apple execs shared details in new interviews about how and why they were created.

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Studio Display Stories March 22

3D print your own Apple Studio Display cable remover

At Apple’s Peek Performance event, the company announced the Studio Display. As these displays first got into the hands of customers they began to realize that the power cable is not removable – or rather, it’s not meant to be user-removable. Apple has its own tool to remove the cable, but it’s not exactly easy.

Studio Display Stories March 21

Apple Studio Display is now officially available in stores, and there are already multiple customers around the world who have gotten their hands on the product. Unlike the Pro Display XDR, Studio Display has a unique power connector that seems to be non-removable. It turns out that the cable is detachable, but you need a special tool to remove it.

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Apple’s new Studio Display officially hit the market on Friday, and we continue to learn new tidbits about what exactly’s inside the machine. While Apple touted that the Studio Display is powered by an A13 Bionic inside, we’ve since learned that the Studio Display also features 64GB of onboard storage, because who knows why…

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Studio Display Stories March 19

Following the Apple Studio Display announcement earlier this month, some users were wondering if the new monitor would be compatible with Windows. The company then confirmed that Studio Display works on Windows, and it has now updated Boot Camp with Studio Display drivers for Microsoft’s operating system.

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Studio Display Stories March 17

Mac Studio and Studio Display were announced last week at Apple’s special “Peek Performance” event. As it is Friday in some countries on the other side of the world, customers are already getting their hands on Apple’s newest products.

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In a new interview with TechCrunch, three Apple executives have shared some interesting details on how the company approached developing the design and features of the Mac Studio and Studio Display.

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The first reviews of Apple’s new Studio Display hit the web this morning, and while they were mostly positive, there was a clear issue highlighted by many reviews: the webcam quality. Reviewers at The Verge, The Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere had harsh words for the Studio Display’s built-in camera, but Apple is promising a software fix…

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Studio Display Stories March 11

Almost six years since its Thunderbolt display was discontinued, Apple has officially re-entered the consumer external display market with the all-new Studio Display. With a starting price of $1,599, let’s take an in-depth look at the Apple Studio Display vs LG UltraFine and Pro Display XDR.

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Studio Display Stories March 10

The new Studio Display isn’t even out yet, but if you’re curious about repair costs – whether you add AppleCare+ to the monitor – Apple is now letting people know what those costs are.

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