Apple tries to fix its most controversial product fail of 2022

When Apple announced the Studio Display alongside the Mac Studio last month, creatives were thrilled at the prospect of an official Apple display that didn't cost upwards of $5,000. But enthusiasm quickly diminished when the thing started to ship, thanks to some pretty ugly webcam issues.

Critics and users alike decried the terrible quality of the webcam, on a device that Apple had trumpeted a week before as the "best combination of camera and audio ever in a desktop display." Apple swiftly promised to put things right with a software update – but now it's here, are things really that much better? Let's just say you might still want to give the rest of our best 4K monitors a look.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.