Apple Offer 1 Month Free for iCloud Storage Upgrade

· Jeff Gamet · News

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Apple is offering a free month for iCloud users upgrading from the free 5 GB storage tier to any of the paid options. The offer is a move to get more iCloud users to upgrade to a paid storage plan.

How to Restore Notes from a Time Machine Backup

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

Lost some notes out of the Mac’s default Notes app? Never fear—as long as you have a backup! In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll go over how to recover your database from Time Machine, but there are a lot of caveats. A lot. Pay attention to the warnings before you get started!

Apple Increases Free iCloud Storage to 200GB for Schools

· Jeff Gamet · News

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Apple’s free iCloud storage for education is getting a boost from 5GB up to 200GB. The extra storage makes sense considering students need a way to store their assignments and other files, and was announced at the “Let’s take a field trip” media event on Tuesday.

It's Easy to Blame Bluetooth and APFS – Mac Geek Gab 698

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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Having issues with your Apple Watch, your iMac hinge, or your external drive? We summarily blame Bluetooth. And APFS. And we have a solution for that hinge that has nothing to do with radio frequencies. So there. Just press play and enjoy. We promise you’ll learn at least five new things.

Apple's Chinese iCloud Occupation, HomeKit Miss, Apple Parenting, Oak Island - Pop.0 ep.28

· Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

In this TMO video podcast, Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit look at Apple’s Chinese iCloud occupation and what it says about Apple. They also think Apple is just plain missing the smarthome boat, judging by what we’re seeing at CES. John goes off on a tangent rant about parenting and Apple, and for the pop portion of the show, they talk about recent developments in The Curse of Oak Island. (WARNING NSFW: PROFANITY & RANTS)

Don't Commit a Photo Crime – Mac Geek Gab 686

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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Sometimes iCloud gets out of sync. Your geeks and fellow listeners have some tips and solutions. Then it’s time to talk about troubleshooting tools that exist on either iOS or macOS but not both. What are your options? Your geeks talk through that, too. Of course, ’tis the season, so Cool Stuff Found abounds. We share and you share! We all learn (at least) four new things! It’s Mac Geek Gab, after all. Enjoy MGG 686!

iCloud Drive: How to Recover (or Remove) Recently Deleted Files

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

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Accidentally deleted something from your Desktop? That’s no problem if you’ve got iCloud’s Desktop and Documents syncing feature turned on! In today’s Quick Tip, we’re gonna tell you how to recover those files within the first thirty days—and what to do if you need to remove one, permanently and pronto.

The Truth is in The Cloud – Mac Geek Gab 676

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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iOS 11’s Spotlight Search, Files App, Photo Search, and app management start the show. Then it’s on to discussing the best ways to troubleshoot all iCloud syncing issues. Have dual monitors or are just particular about your window locations? We’ve got that covered, too… and a lot more! And hey, there’s a DAC in that dongle! Press play and enjoy.

Making the Most of Your iPhone Storage Space

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

Just because Apple is making iPhone and iPad models with beefier storage options doesn’t mean iOS isn’t evolving to help you manage the space better.