According to court documents, Apple gave the FBI access to a rioter’s iCloud account who was accused of setting police cars on fire in Seattle this summer.
As FBI officers were investigating a Seattle man suspected of setting police cars on fire, they turned to Apple for help […] Apple disclosed the name, email, phone number, and residential address associated with Jackson’s account, then subsequently granted the FBI access to the contents of Jackson’s account in response to a court-ordered search warrant.
Apple was served a lawful subpoena in regards to a lawful investigation, as it does frequently. But the main point is that it contrasts with claims from President Trump and A.G. Barr that Apple hinders investigations because they can’t unlock iPhones. Apple can’t do that, but if a person backs content up to iCloud, then it can be accessed.
If you think your only options for beautiful spreadsheets is Excel, Jeff Butts has an excellent overview of how to use Numbers on iCloud
If you’ve wondered how to use Pages on iCloud, Jeff Butts of The Mac Observer has done a deep dive to help you from start to finish.
A new services bundle, known internally as Apple One, could launch as early as October this year, according to reports.
Should you update? That’s always the question, isn’t it, regardless of whether it’s hardware or software or both. This week John and Dave answer your questions about both, specifically when it comes to Apple’s offerings. That’s not all, of course. Your two favorite geeks roar through a tour of your questions, tips, and Cool Stuff Found, including segments on repairing iCloud syncing, backing up your music the right way, diagnosing CPU spikes, and more. Press play, and enjoy learning at least five new things, all while remaining perfectly socially-distanced!
Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Security Friday news tidbits, tips for security on iOS 14, and how to share passwords safely.
Did you accidentally delete a file or folder and want to get it back? Thankfully there are two ways to recover iCloud Drive files.
Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Apple ID management tips, from resetting a password to cleaning up contacts and more!
Andrew Orr and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss App Store revenue prediction and what they mean for the App Store, and how to use iCloud Folder Sharing.
iOS 13.4 brought back iCloud Folder Sharing after Apple had removed it in a previous release. Here’s how to use it on iOS and macOS.
iCloud services are experiencing some issues today, including iMessage, Apple Notes, iCloud Photos, iCloud Drive, and more.
It’s important to keep backups of your data. One way to do that is iCloud Backup, but that shouldn’t be your only backup method.
According to Apple’s Legal Process Guidelines, there is a lot of data that the company can provide to law enforcement.
Apple had plans to introduce end-to-end encryption for iCloud backups, but canceled it two years ago after the FBI complained.
Now that you can log onto iCloud.com via an iOS device, you can access some apps, like Apple Notes, Reminders, Photos, and Find My.
Dutch politician Mitchel van der Krogt., who also moonlighted as a hacker, is believed to have participated in 2014’s Celebgate.
iCloud features in the iOS 13 betas have been removed because of buggy issues (And is probably a big driver behind iOS 13.1 betas). Developer Craig Hockenberry says this resulted in some unhappy customers.
Entire folders were either gone or corrupted. Apple’s mechanism to recover deleted files was of no help. The customers with weird folder duplicates were the “lucky” ones…Anyone who’s not a developer, and hasn’t been burned by a bad OS, does not know the kind of trouble that lies ahead. It’s irresponsible for Apple to release a public beta with known issues in iCloud…As an Apple shareholder, I also worry about how these failures will damage the iCloud brand.
This is exactly why you don’t run beta software on mission-critical devices. It’s not irresponsible of Apple, it’s irresponsible of people who ignore the warning on beta.apple.com to make backups. These people are why there are “Caution: Product May Be Hot” labels on microwaveable food.
Two Apple users have filed a class action iCloud lawsuit against the company for misleading terms of service.