3 Unique Photo Sharing Services For iPhone and iPad

8:40 PM, Oct. 4th, 2013 · · iCloud


Got some photos you wanna share? Why not add a little something extra? Vern Seward points out 3 services that let you do just that on your iPhone or iPad in this week's Free on iTunes. Linea, Momentage, and Shuttersong.

Reinstating iCloud Storage, Goodbye Free MobileMe

9:53 AM, Oct. 1st, 2013 · · iCloud

Apple's free 20GB of iCloud storage for former MobileMe subscribers ended with September, which means anyone that procrastinated on signing up for a paid account woke up on October 1 to find that they had been downgraded to a free 5GB account. If you don't need the extra storage, no problem. But if you do, it's fairly easy to pay for the annual storage upgrade.

How to Set Up and Use Apple’s New iCloud.com

10:30 AM, Sep. 21st, 2013 · · iCloud


All iCloud account holders can take advantage of the web-based iCloud.com service to access their iCloud data any time from any Mac or Windows PC. The service was just upgraded and given a big makeover to coincide with the release of iOS 7. Sandro Cuccia provides an overview and shows you how to configure and use iCloud.com.

3 Calendars Alternatives for iOS

11:23 PM, Sep. 20th, 2013 · · iCloud

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If you've got time management issues and don't care for the built in iOS calendar then that a look at the three apps Vern Seward points out in this week's Free on iTunes. Cal, Calendar by Readdle, and Vintage Time.

Apple Updates Something Unspecified in iCloud Control Panel 3.0 for Windows [Update]

8:32 PM, Sep. 18th, 2013 · · iCloud

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Apple released iCloud Control Panel 3.0 for Windows, a release that might add support for iOS 7, though Apple doesn't mention such in its patch notes. In fact, the patch notes don't specify anything new—other than dropping support for Windows Vista and Safari for Windows—but there is a new look and feel for the control panel that is more in keeping with iOS 7's flat look than the previous version.

iCloud Gets a Facelift Ahead of iOS 7 Launch

9:36 AM, Sep. 18th, 2013 · · iCloud

Apple rolled out an update for its iCloud website ahead of Wednesday's official launch of iOS 7. The site refresh brings iOS 7's look and feel to the web-based versions of Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, and Find My iPhone.

2 Free iOS App For Music Discovery and More!

6:15 PM, Sep. 6th, 2013 · · iCloud

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Discovering new music can be a challenge, but Vern Seward points out 2 free apps that will help in this week's Free on iTunes. NPR Music and musiXmatch. And there are more freebie as well.

Germany Lifts iCloud Mail Push Delivery Ban

12:42 PM, Sep. 3rd, 2013 · · iCloud

A German Appeals Court has given back some of iCloud's functionality in the country by lifting an injunction blocking the email push delivery feature. The injunction was part of a Motorola patent infringement lawsuit that alleged the email push notification feature Apple offers iOS users relied on technologies that weren't properly licensed.

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Losses like this have to sting in Google's executive offices. The price of owning Motorola Mobility keeps going up and so far there hasn't been a big payoff for that investment in the patent wars.