Tag Archives: iCloud

TiP Year in Review: First generation products, services, and more

2015 was a big year for Apple, the company unveiled a lot of new first-generation products, services, and accessories. There’s a lot to cover and this could easily become a long 3,000 word post (post edit: it is), but we’ll only be going over the essentials. Products Starting in March with Apple’s Spring Forward event, the company first started with…

Find my Friends added to iCloud for Web

Today Apple has updated its iCloud web-app to support Find my Friends, allowing users to easily find friends and family through their Mac or PC. The app has been around on iOS for quite some time but it’s now becoming a universal application by way of web apps. Find my Friends will display friends and family on a map and it will also alert users when a…

How-To: Pair your Apple Watch with your new iPhone

With the release of the iPhone 6s, we’ve hit a new situation. This is the first iPhone launch since the release of the Apple Watch. Apple Watch is paired to a user’s iPhone. So, the obvious question comes up: how do I pair my Watch with my new iPhone without losing my data? Thankfully, Apple released a support document earlier this week that details…

Apple cuts iCloud storage prices, free tier still 5 GB

In a move that has been awaited but almost forgotten by now, Apple updated their iCloud storage pricing today. The new pricing places them more competitively with others such as Dropbox. Before today, storage tiers were as follows: 5 GB for free, 20 GB for $0.99 per month, 200 GB for $3.99 per month, 500 GB for $9.99 per month, and 1 TB for $19.99 per…

iOS 9 features hidden iCloud Drive app

Apple took wraps off its next major version of iOS at WWDC this morning. The update brings a plethora of fixes, enhancements and improvements and, like every year, Apple only highlighted a few such changes during its keynote. One significant addition in iOS 9 uncovered in the first beta release is the presence of a dedicated iCloud Drive app. What’s more…

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…