Tag Archives: iCloud

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,…

Apple inviting non-developers to test iWork for iCloud beta

I’ve got some good news for iWork users out there. Apple got us all pretty excited when it demoed iWork for iCloud at this year’s WWDC keynote but, like all the great software the company displays during the event, only registered developers get access to it right away. This is both a good and a bad thing, as it would be great to get the software ASAP,…

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…