Items tagged with iCloud

An update to OS X today brings with it Apple’s new Photos app, which is meant to give users better tools for accessing and sorting their photos. Photos is also more integrated with iCloud, which is good news if you’ve been meaning to get your photos... Read more...
The bigger they are the harder they fall, and you could almost hear a thud when Apple's web stores and various services went down on Wednesday. You could certainly hear the groans as the outage loomed on, effectively halting online sales from... Read more...
Under CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft has shown a surprising amount of “love” for its competitors. It has provided high-functioning Office apps to iOS and Android users well ahead of solutions for its own Windows Phone platform. It has even partnered... Read more...
There's a fine line to balance when it comes to providing users with a comprehensive backup service and providing that service in a manner that fundamentally compromises the security of the people... Read more...
Apple recently posted a security bulletin alerting iCloud users to the presence of "intermittent organized network attacks using insecure certificates to obtain user information," and though the company didn't publicly point a finger at China... Read more...
It's a little bit awkward when you're flipping through photos in front of a group and come upon that one sexy pose in skimpy clothing you forgot was on there, but imagine if someone hacked your phone... Read more...
Apple has worked hard to deliver synchronized data across all of your iDevices with iCloud, but for those who aren’t so keen on trusting the cloud with their data, there’s a device coming... Read more...
Australian authorities are advising Apple device owners who have iCloud accounts to change their passwords due to a recent hacking/hijacking outbreak, and now it appears to be spreading to the U.S. as well. The attacks involve a hacker logging into... Read more...
Remember several years ago when people were so hesitant to switch from Windows to Mac OS X because they felt like migrating was going to be too hard? People were worried about software and file types, and a spate of migration tools popped up to make... Read more...
Today is the day. If you're a MobileMe user, the doors are closing -- it's one last call for a clouded shot, if you will. Apple pretty much started the process of shutting the door on MobileMe just as soon as iCloud was introduced, and users have... Read more...
The new battlefield is in the cloud. There's SkyDrive, iCloud, Amazon's service -- the list goes on and on. Where's HP in this mix? That's a question that the new management must be asking themselves, as a New York Times report suggests that HP will... Read more...
One of the most anticipated new features coming to Mac OS X Lion is iCloud, the Web-based service that will replace Apple’s MobileMe. The latest update for Lion (10.7.2) is now available as a beta build for developers, and it reportedly... Read more...
Apple's iTunes Match service, recently opened to developers, either streams or doesn't stream, depending upon how you interpret things. Confused? It's all a matter of semantics. An Apple spokesperson, speaking to AllThingsD, denied the service... Read more...
New sales data from the RIAA indicate that record sales are up 1 percent for the first half of 2011 as compared to 2010. Total album sales in the first half of 2011 totaled 155.5 million, up from 153.9 million in 2010. A one percent gain might seem... Read more...
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