iTunes 11 Rumored to Debut Alongside iOS 6 With Deep iCloud Support

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Apple is said to now be seeding the next-generation iTunes, known as iTunes 11, internally. The software helps users manage their music, movies, TV shows, books, and magazines on their computers and also serves as a synchronization software for iPhones to connect to Windows PCs and Mac systems. Right now, Apple is working on key […]

World Backup Day: Backup Your iPhone and iPad Automatically

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Backing up your iPhone or iPad is easy, but not many people do it because you have to turn on Wi-Fi sync, or plug your iPhone in every once a while. To celebrate World Backup Day on Saturday, GottaBeMobile wants to show you the easiest ways to make sure that your iPhone or iPad is […]

Item Cannot Be Downloaded Error Annoys iTunes Users, No ETA for a Fix

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iPad, iPhone and Apple TV owners may be a little frustrated today. An iTunes “This iTem Cannot Be Downloaded on This Network” error, which instructs users to connect to WiFi, is preventing movies and other media from downloading to some user’s iOS devices. Apple confirmed that this is an issue, but has not provided an ETA for […]

SugarSync 3.0 for iPad Arrives with Gestures, New Interface

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SugarSync announced an update to the company’s iPad app, jumping up to SugarSync 3.0 and bringing a collection of new features to justify the big bump. Of course the new SugarSync app (iTunes) is optimized for the iPad display, thanks to an all out to re-write of the new app from scratch with features that take advantage of […]

iOS 5.1 Makes Photos and Photo Stream better

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Tim Cook and company didn’t spend much time going over iOS 5.1 features aside from adding Japanese to Siri. There are some pretty big changes to PhotoStream and how iPhones and iPads take photos. The camera button is now on the lock screen at all times. You no longer have to double tap the home […]

What Apple Left Out of the New iPad Announcement

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Apple announced their new iPad 3 today with a lot of interesting new features including a Retina Display, 4G LTE, faster processor and slightly thicker body, but they left out some really great things. (Read: New iPad Announced: Faster, Retina Display & 4G LTE) Here are the features that users, including our staff, wish Apple […]

Apple Updates Garageband To Use iCloud

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Apple announced updated to a few of its iOS apps today in addition to the new iPad and new Apple TV. The new version of Garageband adds a new features including iCloud functionality and Facebook, YouTube, and SoundCloud uploading. The most important new Garageband is that now you can start jam sessions with up to three of your […]

Google Voice Fails at Being Your Only Phone Number

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Google Voice offers “One Number” to ring all of your phones, and to send text messages to all of your phones. The free tool is one of my favorite services, but it falls short of being the only number you need to give people. Currently you can make and receive calls and send and receive text messages, but Google […]

OS X Mountain Lion: Review Roundup–The Cloud is In

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On Thursday, Apple gave developers a preview of what it was working on with its next-generation desktop-class operating system known as OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Mountain Lion, as it is commonly referred to, will succeed the current version of the Mac OS called OS X 10.7 Lion. Rather than hosting a larger media event, […]

iCloud Syncing Photos, Docs & More for 100 Million Users

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iCloud launched in October with iOS 5, but in just a few short months the syncing service for the iPhone, iPad, Mac and PC has grown to over 100 million users. Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the new milestone in connected users yesterday during the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference where he also talked […]

A Christmas Wish List for Mobile Geeks and Tableteers

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As always this isn’t a list of gadgets, geegaws, accessories, or Apps. This wish list is about things I’d like to see happen in mobile tech in general. As always I’m an impatient old elf and would prefer to see movement here sooner rather than later. Here are links to last year’s wish list as […]

Cloud Skirmishes: Microsoft Releases iOS Version of Skydrive

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Microsoft is certainly pushing ahead with everything Windows 8 and betting the Tablet farm on its strategy there. But it is not ignoring iOS and all of those iPhone and iPad users. Just yesterday Microsoft kicked out a new, but not fully featured version of OneNote for both the iPhone and iPad  (check out Kevin’s […]

Rumors Circulate that Microsoft is Looking at Office for iOS

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Slashgear is pointing to an article in The Daily that have sources saying Microsoft is thinking about porting parts of its Office Suite for the iPad. We’ve heard this before certainly, and if you get past the emotions of rivalry and into the land of dollars and cents it only makes sense. While the focus […]

iCloud Rains on the Parade of Users With Both an iPad and an iPhone

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Apple wowed the tech press and users with the introduction of iCloud at WWDC in June, and when it rolled out in October alongside the iPhone 4S and iOS 5, we were still excited. Sadly, the iCloud parade gets rained on by stingy storage limits for users who buy multiple iOS devices and link them […]

Apple Launches iTunes Match to Public

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According to Apple’s website, Apple’s iTunes Match is now available to the public. Originally scheduled for last month, Apple’s cloud music service takes the music you own and compares it to Apple’s catalog. If you own it, you can then stream any of that music to your devices registered with that iCloud ID. If you’ve […]

iPhone 4S Commercial Shows Off the Benefits of iCloud

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With the launch of  iTunes Match service imminent we thought it was appropriate to share one of Apple’s latest iPhone 4S ads in which the company touts the benefits of iCloud, the service that the Cupertino-based company announced all the way back at WWDC and launched alongside iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S in early […]

iTunes Match Launch Is Imminent

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While we still don’t have an official date for the launch of Apple’s iTunes Match service, we now know that a launch is imminent as Apple has told beta users that it will be performing one last iTunes wipe ahead of launch. That wipe is scheduled to take place tomorrow at at 10am PST which […]

Apple’s iTunes Match Misses October Launch Deadline

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Today marked the end of the month of October which means that Apple has missed its self imposed deadline for the launch of its iTunes Match service. Originally announced all the way back at WWDC, Apple had made it clear at the iPhone 4S event that the service would be rolling out to the general […]