Tag Archives: iCloud

A quick first look at iWork for iCloud [VID]

Having heard that iWork for iCloud beta was available to anyone with an Apple ID, I decided to take it for a quick spin. User interface is very simple and is almost exactly the same across each web app. Most tools for controlling fonts, images and the like are in a control panel on the right hand side. What I particularly like is that when you take it…

iCloud down: Services including Photo Stream and iMessage affected

A quick check over at Apple’s system status page reveals what has now become a familiar sight: Multiple iCloud services are down. Less than 1% of users are apparently affected, but services including iMessage, Photo Stream, Documents in the Cloud and Backup & Restore are all down. It’s supposedly been this way for a few hours now. But, I must…

Apple fixes iTunes in the Cloud bugs with iTunes 11.0.5

For big users of iTunes, recent issues have plagued the Apple music service’s cloud service, iTunes in the Cloud. It was noted that a fix for iTunes in the Cloud was the major feature for yesterday’s iOS 7 beta 6 release, and it appears as if Apple wants to put this issue behind it. Today, the Cupertino tech giant released its latest version of its…

iCloud.com beta site gets iOS 7-like design

Apple has today updated its iCloud website to feature an iOS 7 style design, and iWork for iCloud. All of the web apps available on iCloud, Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Notes, Reminders and Find My iPhone have been updated to reflect the iOS 7 versions of their app. The iWork for iCloud beta icons remains as they once were. The website now features…

Apple in search of iCloud mail engineer to build new anti-abuse system

Apple has been starting to have some issues with iCloud, and more specifically its Mail service. Now a new job posting has appeared looking for a “Sr. Software Engineer – iCloud.” Part of the description talks of experience with anti-spam and anti-abuse systems for mail, and that this is what they will be working on as well: Consider joining a small team…

iTunes in the Cloud for Movies expanded to 8 more countries

When iTunes in the Cloud launched for the first time two years ago, it launched with some fantastic features including the ability to download any music from the cloud that you’d previously purchased. Last year, the same feature for movies was introduced to a handful of nations. Today, Apple rolled out iTunes in the Cloud for Movies to Austria,…

Apple talks iTunes, iCloud, and retail stores in conference call

Apple, at its quarterly conference call this afternoon, announced a few new numbers aside from the normal sales and revenue numbers. iTunes itself, it was revealed, accounted for $4 billion of the revenue that Apple saw this past quarter, $2.4 billion of that being solely from the App Store. The content side of iTunes that doesn’t include the App Store,…