Take Notes of 3 Free iOS Note Takers

7:41 PM, Mar. 22nd, 2013 · · iCloud

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Need a note taker? Vern Seward takes a look at three that are unique and free in this week's Free on iTunes. MyScript Memo, MyScript Calculator and Documents.

3 Free Must-Have E-Mags for iOS

5:25 PM, Feb. 22nd, 2013 · · iCloud

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E-magazines have grown up. In this installment of Free on iTunes, Vern Seward takes a look at 3 free publications no iOS device should be without: TRVL, TNW, and AUX.

Reader Discussion: iCloud Backup Headaches

10:55 AM, Jan. 21st, 2013 · · iCloud

Apple's iCloud makes it easy to back up your iPhone and iPad data, but what happens if something goes wrong with your backups? Today TMO readers are talking about that problem, sharing their experiences, and trading safe backup tips. Head on over to the forums and join in.

3 Free iOS Apps to Get You Unstuck

8:10 PM, Dec. 14th, 2012 · · iCloud

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The worry about life's changes weighing heavily on your mind? Vern Seward shows you how to lighten the load with 3 free iOS apps in this week's Free on iTunes. Unstuck, Cooliris, and The Economist: The World in 2013.

iOS 6: Using Lost Mode

8:25 AM, Oct. 3rd, 2012 · · iCloud

In this tip, Melissa Holt is going to cover the ins and outs of Lost Mode, which is new with iOS 6 and iCloud. Track the movement of your lost device! Allow anyone who finds your phone to call a number you specify! Scare the crap out of people who are paranoid about being tracked! That last one's just a bonus feature, actually.

iCloud Storage Upgrades Suddenly Show 2050 Expiration

9:39 AM, Oct. 1st, 2012 · · iCloud

What appears to be a bug in Apple's iCloud online storage system started showing an expiration date of 2050 for users that received an extra 20GB of storage for free after migrating from MobileMe. The odd date showed up in user accounts on Sunday, which also happened to be the last day they were set to receive the additional online storage space for free.