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 […]

iWork for iCloud Beta Open to All: Free Pages, Numbers & KeyNote

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Apple has finally opened up its Beta for iWork for iCloud, a collection of web enabled applications that allows users to create and edit documents from their web browser. Users looking to edit files created in Apple’s desktop iCloud suite of apps, only have to head to iCloud.com, the same site that allows them to […]

How To Transfer Contacts to a New iPhone

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Migrating from one phone to another used to be a major pain. Backing up contacts was nearly impossible, and inputting them into a new phone involved pressing each individual number on the number pad repeatedly. With iOS 6, and a new iPhone, getting contacts on the device couldn’t be easier. Here is how to do […]

iWork for iCloud Beta Brings Pages, Keynote & Numbers To The Cloud

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At WWDC Apple announced that it will bring its iWork suite of apps including Pages, Numbers and Keynote to the web, and some users can already access beta versions of those web apps now. Apple recently started sending out invites for the new iWork for iCloud service, letting some users access the three web apps […]

How to Sync Documents to iCloud with Pages

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With all the buzz being about “the cloud” today, many users do not know what this is and how it can help them. Syncing documents between your iPhone by using iCloud is one of many examples of how useful the cloud can be. While there are other ways to get documents back and forth (such as emailing […]

How to Set Up iCloud & Photo Stream on Windows 8

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Setting up iCloud for Windows 8 will allow users to automatically download Photo Stream photos to a Windows 8 computer without the need to connect  an iPhone or iPad. The iPhone and iPad make it easy to automatically backup and share photos with Photo Stream on iOS 5 and iOS 6. This means most iPhone […]

Apple to Steal from Microsoft, Include iWork in iOS 7 for Free?

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Apple may be preparing to steal another page from Microsoft’s Windows Phone and Windows RT playbook by giving its iWork suite of productivity applications to iOS 7 users for free. According to reports originating from iPhone-Ticker, Apple may include all of its iWork suite of applications like Keynote, Pages, and Numbers in iOS7. The publication […]

Will iWork in the Cloud Threaten Google Drive?

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When Apple announced iWork in the Cloud, many people concentrated on the fact that this brought iCloud to Windows. Which it does. Users of Windows machines can fire up their favorite web browser and log into the new service once it launches and do desktop publishing, writing, number crunching or presentations via the cloud on […]

Apple Finally Brings iWork Suite to Windows Via iCloud

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Thanks to the power of the browser and Apple’s iCloud, the Cupertino, California software-maker is now bringing its consumer-friendly Office competitor, called iWork, to Windows PC. iWork consists of three separate apps: Pages, which is the equivalent to Word for documents, Numbers, which is the equivalent of Excel for spreadsheets, and Keynote, the PowerPoint substitute […]

iCloud Keychain: Apple’s 1Password & LastPass Competitor

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Apple just announced iCloud Keychain, a new feature that will help users create smarter passwords that iCloud will remember and sync so it’s easier to login to your favorite websites and services. The iCloud Keychain is a 1Password and LastPass competitor that will arrive with OS X 10.9 Mavericks. In an era of complex passwords […]

iCloud Security Concerns Flare On Heels of 2 Factor Authentication

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Just this past week, Apple rolled out an updated version their web services to help protect a user’s privacy against hackers and evil-doers. However, in its attempt to make it easier to keep user’s data safe via a new two-step authentication process, the company may have compromised the security of millions of Apple IDs. The […]

Apple Tightens iCloud Security with Two-Step Verificiation

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Today Apple added two-step verification to iCloud, giving users a chance to add tougher security to their Apple ID. Users can set up two-step verification by going to the Apple ID website and selecting “password and security” from the left side panel. From there Apple will explain how to set up the security feature which […]