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iPhone Live 177: Pure daily efficiency

iPhone Live 177: Pure daily efficiency

Subscribe via iTunes: Audio | Video Subscribe via RSS: Audio | Video Download directly: Audio | Video Rene, Georgia, and Seth talk using iPhones at work, what apps make the home screen, the Siri ad, iCloud and battery life issues, camera improvements, celebrating Steve Jobs, and Hal 9000....
iTunes Match data to be reset today, official launch coming tomorrow?

iTunes Match data to be reset today, official launch coming tomorrow?

Apple has informed its iOS developers that it intends to reset iTunes Match beta accounts on Thursday October 27. Apple states that this is intended to improve “overall quality and reliability” of the service. Resetting iCloud data is nothing new as it has happened a few times during the iOS 5...
How to manually start an iCloud backup

How to manually start an iCloud backup

Running iOS 5 and iCloud and wondering how you can manually trigger a backup? iCloud will automatically backup at some point during the day when you're on Wi-Fi, but if you need to replace or restore your phone, or you know you'll be leaving for a while and want to make sure the backup is done...
iCloud to be powered by the sun?

iCloud to be powered by the sun?

Sorry, but when the Charlotte Observer reported that Apple was planning to build a solar farm across from their massive North Carolina data center, that's the headline that popped into mind. Permits issued by Catawba County show that the Cupertino, Calif., company has been approved to reshape...

Poll: How's iCloud working for you?

How is iCloud working for you? iCloud has been out of beta and live on iOS 5 for over a week now so it's time ask -- how's iCloud working for you? Now that you don't sync MobileMe style anymore but -- I'll say it! -- seamlessly store and push your content between all your devices, iOS, OS X and...
Apple announces iOS 5 Tech Talk World Tour 2011

Apple announces iOS 5 Tech Talk World Tour 2011

Apple has announced they will be holding an iOS 5 Tech Talk World Tour for 2011, giving developers an opportunity learn more about iOS 5, iPhone and iPad UI design sessions, adopting iCloud storage and more. We’re taking iOS 5 on a world tour and we want you to come along for the ride. Learn...
Is iTunes Match about to go live? (Updated: Not so fast)

Is iTunes Match about to go live? (Updated: Not so fast)

Apple has put "iTunes Match (Coming Soon)" placeholders up on iTunes in pretty much every country store we've checked, including the US, UK, and Canada, and the Music Settings in iOS 5 have just gotten an iTunes Match ON/OFF toggle, so... is iTunes Match about to go live? And if so, will it...
TiPb Asks: How are you handling iCloud in your family?

TiPb Asks: How are you handling iCloud in your family?

iCloud is Apple's new, free don't-call-it-sync service that stores your stuff up on Apple's gigantic servers and pushes it down to all your devices. And it works great... but it can be a challenge if you have a family. Now apple has never been great about handling the whole family thing to begin...
Apple sells four million iPhone 4S in three days

Apple sells four million iPhone 4S in three days

Apple has announced that they have sold four million iPhone 4S handsets in the first three days of sales, doubling the sales figures of the iPhone 4 in the same period. “iPhone 4S is off to a great start with more than four million sold in its first weekend—the most ever for a phone and more...
Daily Tip: How to reset your Photo Stream in iCloud

Daily Tip: How to reset your Photo Stream in iCloud

Curious about how to remove the photos that iCloud stores in your Photo Stream? Maybe you have a few controversial pictures you need to clear out of the stream before letting a friend use your iPhone or iPad? With iOS 5 and iCloud, Apple introduced Photo Stream to keep your photos synced...
iPhone Live 175: iOS 5 + iCloud

iPhone Live 175: iOS 5 + iCloud

Our podcast feed Download Directly Subscribe via iTunes Show notes Apple has released iOS 5 and iCloud and Rene, Georgia, and Seth talk all about it. (Or try to, Apple almost broke the Internet with all the updates, and we had a hard time keeping the show up and running!)...
iCloud causing data clearing problems for iOS 5 apps

iCloud causing data clearing problems for iOS 5 apps

Marco Arment, creator of the popular Instapaper app for the iPhone and iPad, noticed an problem related to changes made in iOS 5 tied to iCloud backups. A common scenario: an Instapaper customer is stocking up an iPad for a long flight. She syncs a bunch of movies and podcasts, downloads some...
How to setup your new iPhone 4S

How to setup your new iPhone 4S

Just get an iPhone 4S and curious how to get it set up so you can get going with it? No problem. With iCloud, you can get set up right on your iPhone, no cable, no iTunes desktop required! If you like to go old school, however, iTunes is still there for you. We recommend iCloud, but we'll walk...
WeatherPro update hits, brings iCloud support and increased radar support

WeatherPro update hits, brings iCloud support and increased radar support

No one likes when their favorite application is left out of the update party, and the folks behind WeatherPro didn't want you to feel that way either. An update has hit the AppStore for WeatherPro users that enables iCloud support for those of you who have updated to iOS 5 along with increased...
Apple close to bringing movie streaming to iCloud?

Apple close to bringing movie streaming to iCloud?

According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, Apple is preparing to deliver movies via its just released iCloud service. According to the report, representatives from Apple have been in meetings with various studios to finalize deals. Representatives of the iPhone and iPad maker have been...
Apple updates Pages, Numbers, and Keynote with iCloud support

Apple updates Pages, Numbers, and Keynote with iCloud support

One of the announced features of iCloud is the ability to keep all your files from Apple's Pages, Numbers, and Keynote apps up to date. The update to those apps that bring this support is now available. I am particularly excited about using Numbers with iCloud. I use Numbers on my iPad to record...
iCloud Control Panel for Windows now available

iCloud Control Panel for Windows now available

Apple has released its iCloud Control Panel app for Microsoft Windows computers. The iCloud Control Panel is required to enable iCloud on your Windows PC and provides access to Photo Stream, Contacts, Calendars Bookmarks and Mail. It is quite a large download, coming in at just under 40MB....
Apple releases iPhoto 9.2, Aperture 3.2 with Photo Stream support

Apple releases iPhoto 9.2, Aperture 3.2 with Photo Stream support

Again, for iOS 5 users who also use Mac OS X, Apple is providing updates to enable iCloud on the desktop, with Photo Stream now up and running in iPhoto 9.2 and Aperture 3.2. Hit Software Update if you got them the old fashioned way, or head on over to the Mac App Store if you're all new and...
Mac OS X Lion 7.2 with iCloud support now available

Mac OS X Lion 7.2 with iCloud support now available

To coincide with iOS 5, Apple today has released Mac OS X Lion 7.2 which plugs Apple's desktop OS into the same iCloud that just started powering mobile. Here's Lion: The 10.7.2 update is recommended for all OS X Lion users and includes general operating system fixes that improve the...
iCloud.com goes live for everyone

iCloud.com goes live for everyone

Apple has flipped the giant switch in their giant data center and taken the beta tags off iCloud.com, the web front end for their new sync store/push system. Head on over, enter your Apple ID, and free Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Find my iPhone, and iWork documents in the cloud, can be yours. Sure...

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