Apple iCloud Could Get Photo Sharing Features with iOS 6

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*+-Apple could be preparing its own photo sharing service as part of iCloud. According the The Wall Street Journal, Apple is planning to announce photo sharing services at WWDC next month. The feature will be part of an expanded iCloud, and will be a part of iOS 6. Read: Top 11 iOS 6 Features We Want on the iPhone […]

iOS 6 Beta Coming Soon

iOS 6 Beta Coming Soon

*+-It appears that Apple is gearing up to release iOS 6 beta based on code strings found within an iCloud beta website that Apple is working on. First discovered by 9to5Mac, the website beta.icloud.com revealed a beta version of an iCloud.com website that revealed Apple’s plans for new web-based Reminders and Notes applications. The site […]

MobileMe Subscribers Now Get Free iCloud Storage Until September 30

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*+-MobileMe subscribers who have switched over to iCloud have a few extra months of free upgraded storage space. According to AppleInsider, MobileMe subscribers that switched to iCloud now have 20GB of free storage space (up from the free 5GB) until September 30, 2012. Users that paid for extra storage on MobileMe have 50GB of free […]

LG Cloud Connects Android Phones, PCs, and TVs

LG Cloud Connects Android Phones, PCs, and LG TVs

*+-LG isn’t going to let Samsung and Apple have all the cloud storage fun, the South Korean company is making its own cloud storage service. LG Cloud is a new cloud service that will work with Android smartphones, Windows PCs and LG TVs. Any Android user can download the LG Cloud app from the Google […]

Staying Blissfully Connected in Hawaii

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*+-Took a trip home to Hawaii the other week. A bit last minute so I had to leave the wife (and cats) behind. It was basically a repeat of a trip I’d taken six years ago. Not much changed there, but my connectivity options this time sure did.

Tablets and Simplicity: The Cloud

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*+-Last week I started a series on how Tablets help me with my quest for simplicity. As I said in this post, the quest isn’t one that finds me actively searching for some sort of simple holy grail. Rather, solutions often find me as I test new Apps and new solutions. Tablets promise a new […]

What to Expect from the Samsung Galaxy S III Event

What to Expect from the Galaxy S III Event

*+-All year, rumors have swirled about the follow-up to the Samsung Galaxy S II, a device that many consider to be the best Android smartphone ever made. Well, on May 3rd, we will know exactly what Samsung has up its sleeve. That’s because Samsung has announced an event for that date, set to take place […]

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 […]