Tag: iCloud

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

iCloud Photos is coming to Windows 11

November 10, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has begun the rollout of iCloud photo library integration within Windows 11, in the form of an update to the Photos app. The announcement(opens in new tab) on the Windows Experience Blog from Dave Grochocki, Principal Product Manager Lead […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Security researcher blames Apple for not fixing a bug that can be used as ransomware on an iPhone

January 5, 2022

Via: Phone Arena

It hasn’t been mentioned in the media, but a bug initially reported to Apple last August 10th is still there in iOS 15.2. The bug has been tested on iPhone units running iOS 14.7 through the most recent iOS release. […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

iCloud for Windows gets a built in password generator

November 11, 2021

Via: The Verge

A new update for Apple’s iCloud Windows app has added a password generator, as well as support for Apple’s ProRaw and ProRes photo and video formats to the cloud storage utility. The update, which was first spotted by MacRumors, also […]

Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

How Apple Gave Chinese Government Access to iCloud Data and Censored Apps

May 18, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

In July 2018, when Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) agreed to a deal with state-owned telco China Telecom to move iCloud data belonging to Apple’s China-based users to the latter’s servers, the shift raised concerns that it could make user data […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

iCloud prices compared: which storage plan should you get?

September 29, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

iCloud storage is full. You have taken some photos of your favorite places, recorded videos at fun events, piled up notes… wait, notes can’t take up much storage. Photos, iPhone or iPad backups, videos, voice memos, and whatever else will […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Apple reportedly scrapped plans to fully secure iCloud backups after FBI intervention

January 21, 2020

Via: The Verge

Apple reportedly dropped plans to fully secure users’ iPhone and iPad backups after the FBI complained about the initiative, reports Reuters. Apple devices have a well-deserved reputation for protecting on-device data, but backups made using iCloud are a different matter. […]

Apps & OS, Mobile

Apple issues iPadOS update to squash iPhone and iPad bugs

October 16, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Apple’s iOS/iPadOS 13.1.3 update is rolling out now to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. With a small download size, provided you’re updating from iOS 13.1.2, the latest version addresses issues with multiple apps, including Mail and Health as well […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Back to My Mac killed in all versions of macOS

June 3, 2019

Via: Techradar

Apple has made it clear that it’s ditching the Back to My Mac service from not just macOS Mojave, as had already been announced, but also previous versions of the desktop operating system, when July rolls around. Back to My […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 10 October 2018 Update will soon be automatically pushed to iCloud users

February 4, 2019

Via: Techradar

Be aware that if you run iCloud on your Windows 10 PC, you can expect the October 2018 Update to be automatically pushed to your machine imminently. You may recall that initially, the October 2018 Update broke Apple’s iCloud application, […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Apple’s iCloud services are suffering an extended outage

October 23, 2018

Via: The Verge

Apple’s iCloud service appears to be experiencing an extended outage today, with some users reporting problems accessing iCloud-based apps and services like Notes and Find My iPhone. In an update of its System Status page, Apple notes that iCloud is […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Apple removes iCloud Activation Lock website for reasons unknown

January 30, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

Without further notice, Apples recently removed pulled down its iCloud Activation Lock website, the fastest way to check if an iPhone is stolen or not. At first glance, the move strikes a blow to those third-party retailers selling second hand […]