How to Use iCloud Drive for Windows

How to Use iCloud Drive for Windows (5)

At its core, iCloud Drive isn’t a revolutionary new idea in cloud computing. In fact, it’s just Apple’s taking some inspiration from cloud storage solutions like DropBox and OneDrive. Recycled idea it may be, iCloud Drive can and will be a very useful tool for anyone who has an iPhone running Apple’s iOS 8 operating […]

How to Delete the Free U2 Album From iTunes

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This week along with the announcement of the all-new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple gave over 500 million iTunes users a free copy of the brand new U2 album Songs of Innocence. The problem isn’t the free album, it’s that Apple forced the entire album on everyone. Below we’ll explain how to quickly […]

Prepare for iPhone 6 with iCloud for Windows

Prepare for iPhone 6 with iCloud for Windows (10)

Pre-orders for Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 began early this morning. Those potential iPhone 6 buyers who were lucky might have managed to snag one of the new devices for delivery on launch day. Those who weren’t lucky will probably need to wait a few weeks past the iPhone 6 launch day. Regardless of […]

Apple iCloud vs Dropbox

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To get ready for the release of iOS 8, the new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and OS X Yosemite, Apple cut prices on their iCloud storage levels to compete with popular cloud storage service Dropbox. So how does iCloud compare to Dropbox in terms of storage sizes, prices and features? Dropbox and iCloud both give users a free […]

iCloud Security Improvements Incoming, Says Apple

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In light of the recent celebrity photo leak that apparently happened because of an iCloud security flaw, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that the company will improve iCloud’s security features in order to prevent something like this from happening again and protect users from social engineers. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Cook makes […]

How to Bypass iCloud Lock

Here is how to bypass iCloud lock on an otherwise useless iPhone.

iCloud lock or Find My iPhone Activation Lock prevents someone from stealing an iPhone, erasing it and using it as their own. It can also lock out users who forget their information or who buy a used phone from an owner that did not remove their information from it. There are two ways to bypass […]

How to Share Your iCloud Calendar from iPhone

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If you use iCloud, as well as the Calendar app on your iPhone, there’s a way that you can share your calendar with other iOS users, like your friends and family or even fellow members of a local club that you belong to. Apple allows you to sync your iOS calendar across your Apple devices […]

Why You Should Forget the iPhone 6

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Apple is going to release a new iPhone 6! No, wait. There may be two of them! Or three! Who cares. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is a hot new competitor! And then there’s the Galaxy Note 4! They will really be hot sellers. Pffft. Oh, and Microsoft with new Windows Phone 8.1 devices! And Google’s next […]

Apple Denies iCloud Breach in Australian Hack and Ransom Attack

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Yesterday some Australian and New Zealand iCloud device users woke up to disturbing messages from Find My iPhone warning that their phones were hacked and they needed to pay a ransom of $50 to $100 to restore access. Without official word from Apple some speculation centered on the possibility of an iCloud compromise. That speculation […]

How to Back Up Your iPhone Using iCloud

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Backing up your computer and other devices is one of the most important maintenance tasks you can do. It can save you from certain disaster if you’re iPhone ever dies or you accidentally drop and break it. If you don’t have any of the data on it backed up, you’re at risk of losing it […]

iPhone iOS 7.1 Bug Allows Thieves to Disable Find My iPhone

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Apple added on a layer of protection with iOS 7, requiring those who want to delete their iCloud account from their iPhone or restore it to factory settings must disable Find My iPhone first. Find My iPhone then requires you to enter your Apple ID password in order to do that. However, video proof shows that […]

How to Sync Photos Docs and Data on iPhone and Mac With iCloud

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iCloud offers a clean and simple way to sync email, calendars, contacts, reminders, photos, Safari data and documents between a Mac and an iPhone. With OS X 10.9 and iOS 7, Apple updated iCloud and made it more robust, stable and useful so we decided to update our original guide to iCloud sync focusing this […]

iWork for iOS, iCloud and Mac Updated

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Apple updated their iWork for iOS apps. Pages, Numbers and Keynote now work better with Microsoft Office, include sharing and collaboration features with password protection and they get some other minor enhancements in each app. One change brings the iOS apps in line with Apple’s other versions of iWork for the Mac and for iCloud. […]

Reclouder an Awesome iPhone Recorder with Expensive In-App Purchases

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I use my iPhone or Android phone to record audio notes and to keep mileage records. Reclouder became my goto app for this purpose on my iPhone because it backs up audio recordings to iCloud and comes with a simple interface that lets me start recording quickly. Unfortunately, the app requires some in-app purchases to get […]

Apple Changes Limits to Photo Stream Uploading

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Apple has made changes to its upload and sharing limitations with My Photo Stream. The limitations are based on the number of photos that you can upload and share per hour, day or month. For instance, Apple has made it so that you can only upload 1,000 photos per hour, and only share 1,000 photos per […]

Apple the New Free Software Distributor

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Many consider Apple a premium brand company that sucks every single dime they can out of their customers, but at this year’s October Apple Keynote they announced a lot of free stuff. We get free apps and updates that they used to charge users for, even with new machines. So long as Apple’s move to free doesn’t […]

iWork Pages, Numbers and Keynote Update: First Look Review

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At the Apple Keynote this week, the team unveiled new hardware like the iPad Air, an iPad mini with a retina display, new MacBook Pros and a Mac Pro. Couched between all of those expensive devices, the company also finally updated the Mac iWork suite of office productivity apps, namely Pages, Numbers and Keynote. We downloaded […]

How to Setup iCloud KeyChain on iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks

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With the iOS 7.0.3 update and OS X Mavericks release Apple introduced iCloud Keychain. This is a new feature that can help users keep passwords and credit card information in sync across their devices and it includes a password generator that can help users create more secure passwords. iCloud Keychain is included as part of […]

MobileMe Users Bumped to 5GB of iCloud Storage After Grace Period Ends

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Today is the first day that former MobileMe subscribers will have to begin paying for more cloud storage if they want it. When Apple’s iCloud launched back in 2011, this meant that MobileMe would be dissolved, but Apple decided to grace those with paying subscriptions with two free years of iCloud storage equivalent to what […]

How To Transfer Your Contacts from iCloud to Google Contacts

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Does all the talk about the iPhone 5s and iOS 7 have you down? Maybe you were expecting more out of the new iPhone and now wish you could switch to Android? Part of making the switch to Android is making sure all of your contacts arrive in one piece. It is extremely easy to […]