Google Music Store Speculated to Allow Users to Share Tunes


Sometimes, a drummer may march to his own beat, but what if that drummer wanted to march to the beat of his fellow peers? Google’s Google Music store will supposedly allow users to share songs and tunes with each other according to the latest Internet speculation. To enhance the content available for the Android platform […]

Why iCloud Enabled Apps Are Awesome

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With the introduction of iOS 5, Apple brought iCloud to the majority of iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch units. iCloud is best known for syncing your photos to all of your Devices with Photo Stream and allowing you to backup your iPhone or iPad to the cloud every night, but it also keeps your phone apps and […]

iCloud: How to Disable Automatic Upload to Photo Stream

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If you configured Photo Stream for iCloud on your Mac or Windows PC the way we showed you how, you might want to tweak something – automatic upload. This feature takes any picture that you add to iPhoto or Aperture and automatically sends it to iCloud. This will help you sync your photos between two […]

How to Sync Email, Contacts and Calendar with iCloud


The new iCloud replaces MobileMe, Apple’s previous tool for syncing personal information data like email, contacts and calendars. While I would recommend using something more feature-rich like Google Apps, which has all three and adds Google Docs and much more, you still might want to use the new iCloud feature to have a second copy […]

Apple’s Innovation Schizophrenia Apparent with iCloud Services


Beta. Step by step. Baby steps. Slow and easy. Snakebit. Cautious. All of the above can be used to describe portions of Apple’s roll out of iCloud. Of course that roll out is coming into a world where Apple is not only playing catch up to Google, but increasingly is full of consumers demanding instant […]

Apple Sells Over 4 Million iPhone 4Ss in 3Days


Well, many, myself included, called it an incremental hardware update. Some thought Apple might have lost its magic touch. That’s history now. Apple has announced that it has sold over 4 million new iPhone 4S devices  since the launch on Friday, October 14. For some context the iPhone 4 sold 1.5 million in the same […]

A Word of Caution about Photo Stream

Apple - iCloud - New photos on all your devices.

Photo Stream is one of the new iOS5 features that promises to make life a little easier when it comes to getting photos off of your iDevice. It’s a part of Apple’s iCloud service and the setup is pretty quick. (Check this post.) But keep in mind that if you share your iCloud connected computer […]

All Signs Are Supposedly Go for iCloud. But Hold That Thought A Second

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Apple’s iCloud support page is listing that all is OK with iCloud at the moment. I’d beg to differ. I’ve still not been able to migrate over from MobileMe. I’m sure there are any number of reasons (cough, cough) that this could be, given the crush from yesterday. Apparently iOS updates are moving a little […]

Get iOS 5 and iCloud Features On Your Android Phone and Tablet


Yesterday was the big day for Apple device owners as the iOS 5 update hit. Though the upgrade didn’t go smoothly for everyone, many are enjoying their updated iPhones and iPads right this second. Android owners are looking at the lack of Ice Cream Sandwich in their lives and thinking: “Where’s Mine?” Even if you […] Offers 50GB of Free Cloud Storage for iOS Users


Life is all about the Cloud. It might actually someday be about iCloud if Apple’s servers can catch up. (We’re still waiting for that to occur around here.) But, life is all about moving your files to the Cloud these days. iCloud is supposed to be a big move for Apple, but it probably won’t […]

iOS 5: How to Setup iCloud’s Photo Stream on Mac


Once you update your mac to OS X Lion 10.7.2 and iOS 5, you get iCloud and Photo Stream. With Photo Stream in iCloud transferring your pictures to your computer got a lot easier, something you will likely want to do with the nice new 8MP camera on the iPhone 4S. I use it with […]

MobileMe to iCloud Migration “Move Error”


As Apple rolls out updates to OS X 10.7.2 Lion and iOS 5, MobileMe users can now migrate their account over to iCloud and get a free 25GB account till June 30, 2012. Unfortunately, the migration fails for some users. The weight of millions of Apple customers downloading updates and setting up their iCloud accounts […]

MobileMe Subscribers Will Get a 25GB iCloud Sub Till June ’12

MobileMe users can move to iCloud with free 25GB till June 30, 2012

As a MobileMe subscriber I am excited to read that Apple will be giving me a 25GB iCloud account to replace my MobileMe account. I can use it for no additional cost until June 30, 2012. The 20GB account plus the free 5GB will give us plenty of storage and far more than we ever had […]

iOS 5: What is iCloud and What Will it Do for Me?

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iCloud is one of the biggest parts of iOS 5. While we are excited about iCloud, we keep hearing, “What is iCloud?” and “Why is it called a cloud?” Have no fear, we have everything you need to know about iCloud right here, so that you’re ready for iOS 5 on October 12th. Unlike many […]

iCloud Won’t Stream Movies: Hollywood’s Ultraviolet the Culprit?

Ultraviolet - Hollywood's upcoming movie cloud locker service

Just a day ahead of the iOS 5 release date that will bring with it Apple’s new iCloud service one of the glaring omissions in the new Internet-based backup, storage and sync service is video purchased through iTunes. Users will be able to download all of their apps and music purchased through iTunes, but video won’t come with it. […]

5 Things To Do Before You Upgrade to iOS 5

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With the iOS 5 release date of October 12th bearing down on us, I wanted to share 5 things you should do before you upgrade your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to iOS 5. Apple is adding over 200 new features to iOS 5, which fixes many of the major complaints from iPhone users. One […]

iCloud Storage Upgrade Pricing Announced


Apple announced iCloud storage upgrade pricing at its iPhone event at its Cupertino headquarters today. We’ve known for a while that the first 5GB will be complimentary, but now we know that iCloud upgrades will start at just $20 per year. iCloud is Apple’s new mobile service that makes it easier to backup data and […]