Apple wants you to prepare for your new iPhone and has teamed up with major US carriers to offer customers 200GB of free iCloud storage.
Unlike other chat clients and other cloud storage platforms, Apple's ecosystem didn't link one to the other for personal backups... until now.
For now, the tool is available to Apple ID account holders in the European Union and a few other countries. Now all we have to do is wait for the data to come out and get sorted.
iOS 11.3 is done. Barring any bugs that pop up out of nowhere, it's onto the next minor update. And there are some great features still being held back.
One of the big features for the Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular is audio streaming direct to the watch. It's not on yet, but it will be.
The official announcement of the iPhone 8 is definitely approaching, but if you fear its high retail costs, you might be in for some free stuff.
If you've been paying attention to the developments coming out of the firmware of the HomePod, the iPhone 8 has pretty much been spoiled for you.
5GB of free iCloud storage is still not ideal, but an extra 50 gigs at $0.99 a month or a whopping 2TB in exchange for $10 sounds pretty sweet.
Apple has officially dumped the mini-phonojack — the 3.5mm headphone jack to us humans — and has elected to go Lightning only for any future audio listening.
That includes EarPods with a Lightning connector and an adapter in every box to switch between Lightning and 3.5mm.
Cupertino has also plopped in some Bluetooth-enabled AirPods, communicating audio wirelessly to individual earbuds. Each has an Apple-designed W1 chip to connect to your iPhone or Apple Watch and switch between them as needed and drive sound. Configurations can be backed up through iCloud. Beamforming [...]
When you talk about “OS X,” Apple’s SVP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, ribbed his engineers for going on some “inspired” tour around California. Well, now it’s time to say hello to “Sierra,” but bye bye to Mac OS X. It’s “macOS Sierra”.
And there’s no shortage of mobile-related features that will be introduced to the Mac for continuity purposes.
Auto Unlock allows Apple Watch owners to unlock their Macs just by having their smartwatch nearby if both machines are on the same network. [...]
Posts have been going online about how signing up for Apple Music ends up in users finding their music libraries deleted from their own Macs.
By upgrading iCloud encryption, Apple could be setting things up so user data is safe from government requests, even in the cloud.
A lawyer is now representing several victims from the shooting. Meanwhile, the FBI said a so-called blunder was deliberate and dismisses a search tactic.
Nearly everybody uses cloud services these days, to some varying degree. It’s almost unavoidable at this point; the moment you set up an Android phone, it prompts you to create a Gmail account in order to download apps, then proceeds to automatically back up your contacts and other information to the cloud. The same goes for Apple’s iCloud service, and Microsoft’s OneDrive as well. At any given moment, your phone could even be uploading your photos to the cloud, if you have such a feature enabled on your phone. Even if you try your best to avoid it, it’s likely [...]
Learn more about some of the solutions that Apple is offering to Greek customers in order to avoid service interruptions with iCloud.
Learn more about some of the new Activation Lock features that Apple has silently enabled to the Apple Watch with watchOS 2 beta 3
System backups of any kind are great. Knowing that your information is safely stored in the cloud takes a lot of work out of transferring your information from one phone to another, and it takes a bit of the edge off of losing your phone. Apple’s iCloud backups have long been one of the best mobile backup solutions, with Android typically tailing a bit behind — but how far off is Android’s backup system from matching iCloud’s ease of use and efficiency? Well, as it turns out … not very.
With iCloud on an iOS device like an iPhone or iPad, every last detail of your phone is [...]
Read our thoughts about iCloud after a couple of weeks of use, specially after all the changes that it received with iOS 8, iCloud Drive and other services.
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A batch of celebrity nude photos were just leaked to the web. Why? They were stored online. Here are 3 things you shouldn't EVER store in the cloud.
As rumors come and go about Apple’s plans for the future of OS X, it’s clear that the company has done a lot of progress in trying to merge both platforms as much as it can. We’ve even seen the OS X and iOS teams merge together recently in order to reach this goal, and today’s earlier leaks even show iOS 8 might include Preview and TextEdit apps as part of the update. We were all left with some confusion over why these apps are making it to the mobile platform, but new developments start giving some sense to the strategy.
As it turns out Apple is planning [...]
Losing data is never a fun experience, especially on a device that's an integral part of day-to-day life. Luckily, using the solutions in this video, backup your iPhone and enjoy the peace of mind.
“Welcome to the Dark Side”. I’m sure you’ve already pulled your shiny new iPhone out of the box, and if there’s one thing Apple knows how to do, is give you an awesome unboxing experience. I’m sure you’re already proud of what you bought and how long it took you to get it.
Now the reason why I welcome all my friends to the Dark Side with their new Apple products is because we live in a polarized world. If you were to judge an iPhone by what you read in most publications, you’ve got the buggiest most scratch friendly phone in the [...]