Tag Archives: iCloud

Photos coming to iCloud.com

Last week brought a lot of updates to Apple’s users. On Thursday, OS X Yosemite was released, bringing a new user interface and a bunch of new features to Mac users, and on Monday, Apple will be releasing iOS 8.1. This will enable Apple Pay on iPhone 6/6 Plus and Continuity across their platforms. Also coming with iOS 8.1 is a public beta of iCloud…

Reminder: Backup your iOS device before updating to iOS 8

It’s that time of year again! Developers have been spending months with the latest operating system, putting their finishing touches on the latest releases of their apps. Meanwhile, users are getting excited for the features that will come when their iPads, iPod Touches, and iPhones receive the latest iOS release. But before you jump and download that…

Fear iCloud? Don’t – Just be security conscious

On September 9th, Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. These new iPhones include the latest that Apple has to offer in its mobile phone. With these iPhones comes iOS 8, Apple’s latest mobile operating system. iOS 8 includes, among other features, even more enhancements that involve iCloud, including iCloud Photo Library, which stores your…

Tim Cook details security strategy following scandal

If you haven’t heard, Apple has recently been under fire after hackers leaked personal photos from several celebrity iCloud accounts. After Apple shared the results of their investigation, Tim Cook gave an interview with the Wall Street Journal to further explain Apple’s plan looking forward. Cook continued to stress the importance of choosing strong…

Apple: Celeb photo leaks not due to iCloud-wide breach, instead a “very targeted attack” on individual accounts

As you’ll most likely have seen, this week several celebrities saw their personal images leaked online by hackers in what was a vile and outrageous crime. Many pointed the finger at iCloud, some blaming a Find My iPhone breach, as the cause of such hacking and leaking behaviors. After investigating, Apple has provided an update and given its findings on…

Almost an entire day later, iCloud Mail still down for 0.1% users

If you have been having issues with iCloud Mail for a while now, it seems that you may not be alone. According to Apple’s iCloud status site, iCloud Mail has been down for a little over 17 hours now for “0.1%” of users. iCloud Mail “may be unable to receive mail” on any device connected to an affected iCloud account, such as an iPhone, iPad, or even the web…

Apple Maps will replace Google on iCloud.com

Those with access to the iCloud Beta site will notice something new when using the “Find My iPhone” feature. While Apple has used Google’s mapping service for their websites in the past, Apple is testing their own maps on the web in iCloud Beta. The new maps are simpler than Google’s offering. With that simplicity, though, comes a web map that loads…

Latest beta software for Apple TV brings iCloud Family Sharing

  Alongside iOS 8 beta 2, which was released earlier today, Apple also released a new beta software update for the Apple TV. One of iOS 8′s newest features, iCloud Family Sharing, extends to the Apple TV’s latest beta software. However, this feature is not yet functional on the Apple TV. Users are expecting that they will be able to log into…

iCloud Drive Introduced for OS X, iOS

At WWDC, Apple introduced a new feature across both OS X and iOS: iCloud Drive. Acting as a file system in the cloud, iCloud Drive continues the simplicity of file storage in the cloud but adds in a familiar interface on the desktop. Now, in Finder on OS X Yosemite, you can create folders in iCloud as well as upload any kind of file that you wish….