Apple’s Eddy Cue: Music Home Sharing Could Return in iOS 9

10:07 AM, Jul. 7th, 2015 · · iCloud

Home Sharing for Music may return in iOS 9

With the release of iOS 8.4 and the introduction of Apple Music, our iPhones and iPads can't use Home Sharing to play music. Apple senior vice president of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue says that feature could return in iOS 9, although he isn't saying why it was removed.

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Music streaming for iOS devices through Home Sharing may come back in a few months, so that's good news. And it sure looks like Twitter is the go-to place for talking with Apple executives.

iOS 9 Gets a Taste of the Finder with iCloud Drive App

2:39 PM, Jun. 12th, 2015 · · iCloud

You can view your iCloud Drive in iOS 9

Apple has always kept file storage hidden away on the iPhone and iPad, but that's changing with iOS 9. Thanks to a hidden app you'll be able to see the folders on your iCloud Drive— much like you can in the Mac's Finder—on your iPhone and iPad.

Alternatives to iCloud for Photo Storage in the Cloud

8:10 PM, May. 28th, 2015 · · iCloud

If you like the idea of cloud storage for photos but maybe don't like iCloud Photo Library, there are options available. Check out some of the alternatives and how they differ from what Apple has released as part of Photos.

How to Troubleshoot iCloud Syncing

12:30 PM, May. 12th, 2015 · · iCloud

When things that should be syncing have given up, finding the bump in the road can be tricky. With iCloud, doubly so. Kelly has some tips to help you figure out where it went wrong and help you get things working again.

Apple Hit with Lawsuit over iOS 8 Storage Claims

9:50 AM, Dec. 31st, 2014 · · iCloud

Apple was slapped with a potential class action lawsuit this week alleging the company intentionally misled customers as to how much storage their iPhone has after installing iOS 8, and then tries to sell more through iCloud subscriptions. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. Federal Court in San Francisco by the law firm Cuneo Gilbert & Laduca.

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Complaints about stated versus actual storage space aren't anything new. The twist in this case is that the plaintiffs are claiming Apple used that as a bait-and-switch tool to pressure customers into paying for iCloud subscriptions. Still, the case feels an awful lot like a money grab.

iPhoneography 101: Photo Post Processing on Your iPhone

10:30 AM, Dec. 13th, 2014 · · iCloud

iPhoneography 101: Photo Post Processing on Your iPhone

Add interest to your photos with these post processing techniques in this week's iPhonegraphy 101. Vern Seward runs through several techniques and apps you can use to take your photos to the next level, after you click the shutter.