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Chance Miller


Chance is the editor-in-chief 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 Zac Hall.

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The best ways to add HomeKit support to your garage door in 2024

Upgrading your HomeKit lifestyle with a smart garage door is one of the best changes you can make. For a long time, MyQ was an easy recommendation for people looking to easily turn their existing garage door into a HomeKit garage door. Chamberlin, the company behind the MyQ platform, discontinued its HomeKit accessory last year and recently even further cracked down on access to the MyQ platform.

Thankfully, there are other ways to bring HomeKit capability to your garage door without too much work. Here are some of my favorites…

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Microsoft thinks Arm Windows laptops will eclipse M3 MacBook Air performance this year

While Apple just launched the new M3 MacBook Air, Microsoft is apparently convinced that its upcoming family of Arm laptops will offer even better performance.

“Microsoft is confident that a round of new Arm-powered Windows laptops will beat Apple’s M3-powered MacBook Air both in CPU performance and AI-accelerated tasks,” according to a new report from The Verge.

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Apple Watch ban news hub: Everything you need to know

check blood oxygen with Apple Watch

The Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 are embroiled in an ongoing ITC situation, which briefly barred the devices from being sold in the United States last month. This comes after the ITC ruled that the Apple Watch’s blood oxygen sensor infringes on two patents held by medical device company Masimo.

As it stands right now, Apple is still selling the Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 in the United States, but with the blood oxygen features disabled due to the ITC ruling.

Last updated: April 6, 2024

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Apple home robots, Spatial Personas on Vision Pro, iOS 17.5 beta

Benjamin and Chance discuss the bizarre idea that Apple is interested in making a humanoid robot to help with household chores, as its “next big thing”. Also, Apple launches the first ever sports ‘film’ shot in Immersive Video, and releases Spatial Personas for all Vision Pro users.

And in Happy Hour Plus, Benjamin discusses the frustrations of driving theory test iPhone apps. Subscribe at

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Stanford study combines Apple Watch and AI to study pain exacerbation in kids

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A new study at Stanford aims to evaluate how the Apple Watch can play a role in identifying “physiologic, dietary, and environment triggers of severe pain exacerbations” in children with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).

In addition to the Apple Watch, the study will integrate artificial intelligence technology from clinical research platform Medeloop. Medeloop is described as an “end-to-end, AI-driven platform for conducting early stage clinical research and clinical trials.”

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