Marko Zivkovic

Marko is a professional writer and contributor for MacRumors.

An avid collector of all things Apple, from PowerPC-based machines to iPhones, Marko possesses detailed knowledge about Apple products, including unreleased and canceled devices.

Check him out on Twitter/X at @MarkozNewz.

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iOS 18 Mock Feature Baubles

Apple Reportedly Distributing 'VendorUI' Version of iOS 18 to Factories

Monday March 11, 2024 2:55 pm PDT by
Apple recently started distributing internal builds of iOS 18 to factories and relevant vendors, according to credible information shared on X by a private account with a track record of sharing accurate details on Apple's plans. The version of iOS that Apple provides at this stage is called "VendorUI," and access to it is strictly controlled. Sent out on an annual basis, VendorUI is a...
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iOS 18 and macOS 15 to Include Updated Freeform App With 'Scenes' Feature

Monday March 11, 2024 12:19 pm PDT by
With iOS 18 and macOS 15, Apple intends to introduce a plethora of new features and enhancements affecting system applications and settings. Through industry sources, MacRumors has received details about the updated version of the Freeform app, which is set to include an interesting addition. Known as "Freeform Scenes," the new feature will give users the option to select specific sections...
iOS 18 Roundup Article

Apple Developing New Accessibility Features for iOS 18 and macOS 15

Thursday March 7, 2024 11:32 am PST by
With every operating system release, Apple aims to make apps more accessible and easier to navigate by providing a variety of new accessibility features and settings. iOS 18 (Codename Crystal) and macOS 15 (Codename Glow) will be no exception, and work on accessibility-related enhancements is well underway. Through our industry sources, MacRumors has obtained information on some of the key...
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Apple ID Could Be Rebranded to 'Apple Account' Later This Year

Wednesday February 28, 2024 11:07 am PST by
Apple appears to be gearing up for a major rebrand of the well-known Apple ID, with plans to rename it to "Apple Account." Sources familiar with Apple's work have told MacRumors that Apple is experimenting with the new Apple Account name, and it could be introduced as soon as this year. An ‌Apple ID‌ is an account that allows Apple users to access services such as iCloud and the App Store....
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First iPhone 16 Component Leak Reveals Redesigned Camera Chassis

Friday February 16, 2024 10:12 am PST by
Following our previous in-depth coverage of the iPhone 16 and the various camera bump designs Apple has tested for it, new information has surfaced on social media website X from user Majin Bu. Although this user has a mixed track record, they have occasionally provided accurate information on the design of upcoming iPhones, and their latest post could very well be our first look at a genuine...
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Apple Testing Slim Camera Bump Design for Base Model iPhone 16

Tuesday February 6, 2024 1:38 pm PST by
Over the course of the last few months, Apple has been experimenting with different camera bump designs for the standard iPhone 16 models. We outlined three of Apple's prototype designs back in December, but now Apple has shifted focus once again. Apple's latest prototype features a vertical camera arrangement with a pill-shaped raised surface, and we've created a series of mockups based...
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Apple Tweaks iPhone 16 Pro Action Button Design as Early Development Continues

Friday January 12, 2024 12:47 pm PST by
Recent iPhone 16 Pro prototypes seen by MacRumors indicate that Apple has again tweaked the design of the Action button, and now it looks much like the Action button found on the iPhone 15 Pro. Apple has been toying with the size and design of the Action button for the ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌, but in the latest "Proto2" development stage, the company is sticking with a tried and true design. During...
iPhone 16 Pro Perspective Feature

Here's What the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max Will Look Like

Thursday January 4, 2024 12:05 pm PST by
MacRumors recently received new information on Apple's 2024 iPhone lineup, including a look at prototypes of the Pro devices. We've created a series of mockups based on Apple's internal designs, and while the prototypes are not quite finalized, our images represent the clearest look yet of what we can expect from the next-generation iPhones at this point in time. Building on the curved...
iPhone 16 Pro Mock Header Updated

Tetraprism Telephoto Lens to be Available on Both iPhone 16 Pro and 16 Pro Max

Wednesday December 20, 2023 2:32 pm PST by
Recently, MacRumors has received information indicating that Apple intends to implement the tetraprism telephoto lens on both iPhone 16 Pro and ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌ Max in 2024. Our findings align with claims made by Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo back in September, which were recently reiterated. The Elec also published a report earlier this month which makes the same claim about tetraprism...
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Early iOS 18 Code Reveals Four New iPhone Models With A18 Chip

Wednesday December 20, 2023 12:32 pm PST by
While iOS 17 updates continue to roll out periodically, work is well underway on the next major version, iOS 18, due to be released in beta in June and to the public in September, based on past patterns. Through our sources, MacRumors has received information on early development versions of ‌iOS 18‌ and the hardware referenced in the code. The operating system, codenamed "Crystal," contains...
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iPhone 16 Early Prototypes: What Apple's Next-Generation iPhone Will Look Like

Tuesday December 12, 2023 2:07 pm PST by
With the launch of the iPhone 15, Apple introduced design changes like a curved frame and a frosted glass back. Information acquired by MacRumors suggests that Apple's next-generation iPhone 16 will build on these updates with modifications to the buttons and the camera layout. We have details on early pre-production designs for the ‌iPhone 16‌, including a look at the variants and hardware...
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iPhone SE 4 May Reuse Existing iPhone 14 Battery

Wednesday December 6, 2023 12:17 pm PST by
Recently, MacRumors has received details on the battery currently being tested on the upcoming fourth-generation iPhone SE, and the information corroborates previous findings in relation to the device. The ‌iPhone SE‌ 4, known by its device identifier D59, is expected to use the exact same battery found in the base model iPhone 14. Partially assembled prototypes of the next ‌iPhone SE‌ have been ...
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iPhone 16 to Include Action Button Across Entire Lineup

Thursday November 30, 2023 3:08 pm PST by
The release of the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max saw the introduction of an entirely new user-configurable button known as the Action button, and now, MacRumors has seen extensive evidence confirming Apple is planning to include the Action button on the entire iPhone 16 range. Designs and plans for the Action button date back to at least 2021, as the button was intended for release alongside hapt...
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Project Alaska: Apple's Second-Generation Vision Pro Headset

Friday November 10, 2023 1:00 pm PST by
Over the last several months, we've heard reports that Apple is working on a second-generation AR/VR headset, although there have been few details shared about the device. MacRumors has now received new information about the project, giving us some insight into the design and hardware of the successor to the Vision Pro. The second-generation Apple Vision Pro headset, known internally under...
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iPhone SE 4 Likely to Use Modified iPhone 14 Chassis

Thursday November 9, 2023 2:32 pm PST by
Following our last in-depth report on the iPhone SE 4, MacRumors has received additional information which further confirms the claims made in our previous article. The ‌iPhone SE‌ 4, also known by the device identifier D59 and project codename Ghost, is a continuation of Apple’s budget-oriented line of iPhones, and is expected to replace the current third-generation ‌iPhone SE‌. With the...
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iPhone 16 and 16 Pro: Preliminary Weights and Dimensions

Friday September 29, 2023 12:34 pm PDT by
MacRumors has obtained preliminary information on the weights and dimensions planned for the iPhone 16, ‌iPhone 16‌ Plus, iPhone 16 Pro, and ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌ Max. The information corroborates previous reports suggesting that the ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌ and 16 Pro Max will feature larger displays. ‌iPhone 16‌ and 16 Plus Current information suggests that the ‌iPhone 16‌ and 16 Plus will maintain the same...
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iPhone SE 4 Details: Action Button, USB-C Port, Face ID, and More

Wednesday September 27, 2023 1:34 pm PDT by
Significant changes are expected to arrive with Apple's fourth-generation iPhone SE, in terms of both design and hardware, MacRumors has learned. The ‌iPhone SE‌ 4, known internally under the codename Ghost, is expected to receive a new design derived almost entirely from the base model iPhone 14. According to our sources, the ‌iPhone SE‌ 4 will use a modified version of the ‌iPhone 14‌ chassis...
iPhone 16 Side Feature

iPhone 16 to Include an Additional Capacitive 'Capture' Button

Monday September 25, 2023 12:50 pm PDT by
The iPhone 16 series is expected to gain an additional capacitive button, known internally as the "Capture Button." Codenamed "Project Nova," the button is likely to be one of the main selling points of the ‌iPhone 16‌ lineup, assuming it gets past the initial testing phase. The Capture Button is located on the same side as the Power button, only positioned slightly lower - where the mmWave cutout...
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Project Bongo: An In-Depth Overview of the iPhone 15 Pro's Canceled Haptic Buttons

Wednesday September 20, 2023 12:31 pm PDT by
With the introduction of the iPhone 15 Pro on September 12, Apple omitted one of the most innovative features and ambitious undertakings initially planned for the device – haptic volume and power buttons. As the iPhone has evolved, Apple has periodically improved vibration technology. In 2011 with the ‌iPhone‌ 4S, Apple began using linear resonant actuators, which greatly reduced the amount...
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Here's Our First Look at Apple's New 'FineWoven' Apple Watch Bands

Tuesday September 12, 2023 4:00 am PDT by
In a departure from leather, Apple is expected to unveil an all-new line of FineWoven Apple Watch bands made from artificial materials, and these images are said to be our first look at what one of the official bands look like. Sourced by prototype device collector and leaker Kosutami, the images allegedly show one of Apple's official bands, which are described as being lightweight, thin,...