Tag Archives: iCloud

Apple begins building Reno iCloud data center

The data center located in Reno, Nevada is finally under construction. Apple broke ground at the site in March, and according to some spy images taken by AppleInsider, the company is beginning to build its first major structures needed to support the massive data center that will be used for iCloud storage. Apple announced that it plans to spend $16…

Dropbox launches “Datastore API” to allow third-party apps to sync data

One of the great promises of iOS 5 and iCloud at launch was the ability to sync app data. Sadly, with iCloud being a proprietary Apple service, most devs didn’t even bother. The issue primarily is that many game and app makers create programs for multiple platforms. And so, spending time, money and energy on making the apps iCloud-sync friendly doesn’t…

iWork for iCloud beta pushed to Apple employees

Apple has made its iWork for iCloud beta available to Apple Store employees. An email sent to employees appears to show that the beta is now available to all Apple employees. Following its announcement at WWDC just 2 weeks ago, the iWork for iCloud beta was made available to developers shortly after. The service is due to be released this…

iWork for iCloud beta available to developers

In the past few moments, the iWork for iCloud beta has gone online, which means that the new system is now available for developers. iWork for iCloud brings Apple’s brilliant iWork software to the web. Pages, Numbers and Keynote will not only be available across iOS and Mac, but also on the web, allowing users to edit their documents, presentations and…

WWDC 2013 roundup: iOS 7, OS X Mavericks, new Macs, & more! [VID]

Apple announced a ton of great things at this year’s WWDC keynote address. Our favorite fruit company started off strong by debuting updated MacBook Air models that boast 40% faster graphics and a crazy boost in battery life (9 hours for the 11-inch model and 12 hours for the 13-inch model). The ultra portable laptops are powered by Intel’s 4th-gen…

50 billion apps downloaded, 600 million iOS devices sold, $10 billion revenue from App Store revealed

Tim Cook took the stage today at WWDC, and he made some big announcements when it comes to numbers of both apps as well as iOS devices. For example, Cook announced that over 50 billion apps have been downloaded, and there are over 900,000 apps available in the App Store as of today, including 375,000 apps built to be compatible with the iPad. With these…

iRadio song skip feature causing problems with Sony Music – rumor

According to a new report from CNET which cites sources “familiar with the ongoing negotiations,” Apple and Sony Music are working hard to finalize an agreement for Apple’s iRadio streaming service. Apparently, what’s giving Sony pause (pun intended) is the built-in song skip feature. Sony and Apple can’t seem to reach an agreement regarding how much…

4 Reasons Apple should be worried by Google’s announcements [Editorial]

Normally when it comes to Android announcements they pass by without me feeling the need to comment in any length. I’m not one to publish “Apple is doomed” articles, and I’m not about to start now. However, Google released some stuff yesterday, and it’d be fair to see that the company has really outdone itself. Four new products and services caught my eye…

TiP Daily 5/9/13: iPhone 5S leak, iRadio delay, & more! [VID]

1. Universal Music agreement This is one of the first concretely positive things we’ve heard about Apple’s iRadio service in a while. It’s definitely great news to hear that such a major record label is getting on board with Apple. It took some serious convincing back when iTunes was first launching, and obviously that turned out pretty well, so…