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Getting error messages when opening up Numbers, Pages, and Keynote files stored in iCloud? Here's the fix!

Getting error messages when opening up Numbers, Pages, and Keynote files stored in iCloud? Here's the fix!

Apple's iWork suite consisting of Pages, Keynote, and Numbers can store your documents up in iCloud and push them back down again to all your devices, iPhone, iPad, and Mac. However, sometimes when you try to open those files again, you get the dreaded "The operation couldn't be completed [...
How to create, edit, and delete contact groups in iCloud

How to create, edit, and delete contact groups in iCloud

iCloud does a great job of storing and syncing contacts between iPhone, iPad, and Mac. It can also be used to create contact groups to help you better, faster connect with the people that matter to you most. Unfortunately, contact group creation currently can't be done on the iPhone or iPad. They...
Sex Tape is Cameron Diaz's new, cautionary comedy about iPad, iCloud, and Siri gone wrong! [NSFW]

Sex Tape is Cameron Diaz's new, cautionary comedy about iPad, iCloud, and Siri gone wrong! [NSFW]

Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel star in the upcoming movie Sex Tape about a couple who use their iPad to record themselves in the throes of passion only to discover that iCloud has synced the video to all the iPads they've given away as Christmas gifts. Hilarity, as you might imagine, is supposed to...
iWork for iCloud

iWork for iCloud updated with fresh design, Mac and iOS apps updated with new features

Apple has updated the iWork suite today on both the Mac and iOS. The iCloud versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynote now have Retina display support, a new design in the editor tab, and better sharing that allows for a "view-only" state to keep unwanted changes from happening. Also, documents can...
iCloud Calendar

How to keep using your iCloud calendar and reminders on an Android device

If you're curious about trying an Android device then you might be interested to know that you need not abandon your iCloud calendar or reminders for Google based alternatives. With so many great devices on the market these days running Android it's perfectly reasonable to expect someone to have...
Preview and TextEdit

iOS 8 might see TextEdit and Preview apps for iCloud, icons leaked [Updated]

iOS 8 may bring some improvements to iCloud, including the addition of TextEdit and Preview apps for the iPhone and iPad. On OS X the two have had iCloud sync built in since 10.8 Mountain Lion, but according to Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac, Apple is testing mobile versions of both: Apple is...
iOS 8 wants: Smarter and more efficient iCloud backups

iOS 8 wants: Free iCloud backup storage for each and every iOS device

iCloud has been around since iOS 5. It's supposed to be a convenient way to backup data to Apple's servers and restore it to your iPhone or iPad any time you reset, replace, or upgrade your device. iCloud isn't perfect, however, and there are several really annoying things about it I'd love to...
iOS 8 wants: Better iCloud backups and storage management

Dear Apple: Please fix how Messages stores images and videos!

iMessage works well enough for sending texts and media like photos and videos. Sure, there are still some bugs involving the reliability and consistency of when and how messages pop up on multiple iOS and OS X devices, but for most people, most of the time, it just works. What doesn't "just work...
How to change what iOS apps can store their data in iCloud

How to save space — and money! — by controlling which iOS 7 apps can store their data in iCloud

iCloud storage space can be a precious commodity, especially if you don't want to pay anything beyond the initial 5GB Apple offers for free. One way to make sure you're maximizing space and saving it for important things, like backups, is to make sure apps you don't care about aren't storing...
iTunes for iCloud: Could Apple media become ubiquitous on the web?

iTunes for iCloud: Could Apple media become ubiquitous on the web?

One of the headline features of WWDC 2013 - and of iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks - was iWork in iCloud, a way to share, view, edit, and collaborate on Pages, Keynote, and Numbers documents on the web. It looks great, it works great, and most importantly, it allows Apple - without having to build or...
iTunes Match

iTunes Match hits Scandinavia, iTunes in the Cloud expanded in Bulgaria and Portugal

Apple's music library matching service, iTunes Match, has expanded its reach with the news it is now supported in the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. iTunes in the Cloud now also becomes available in these countries. Elsewhere, it appears that iTunes in the Cloud...
Apple updates iWork for iCloud beta with collaboration enhancements

Apple updates iWork for iCloud beta with collaboration enhancements

Apple has updated the beta of iWork for iCloud. This update focuses on collaboration. You can view a list of collaborators that are currently in a document, as well as the cursors of their collaborators. Clicking a collaborator's name from the list will cause you to jump to their cursor in the...
How to set up and start using your new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini

How to set up and start using your new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini

Everything you need to know to set up and start using your brand new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini If the iPad Air or the Retina iPad mini is the first iPad you've ever owned, the first thing you'll want to do is get it set up so you can start downloading apps and games, taking photos, and all...
How to transfer data from your old Android tablet to your new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini

How to transfer data from your old Android tablet to your new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini

Everything you need to know to get your contacts, calendars, photos, music, and more off your old Android tablet and onto your brand new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini If you're coming from an Android tablet to a new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini, the transfer process isn't as easy as it is for...
How to transfer data from your old iPad to your new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini

How to transfer data from your old iPad to your new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini

Everything you need to know to get all your contacts, calendars, apps, and more from your old iPad onto your new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini If you've just upgraded to a new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini from an older generation iPad, transferring all your contacts, calendars, photos, and...
Researcher continues exploring iCloud security, some media outlets continue to overreact

Researcher continues exploring iCloud security, some media outlets continue to overreact

Russian security researcher Vladimir Katalov gave a talk last week at Hack in the Box security conference detailing his findings on Apple's iCloud protocols. Katalov's research highlights several shortcomings in iCloud's security model, including the fact that iCloud data is not protected by the...
How to manage and delete your Mac-only iCloud docs... on iOS 7

How to manage and delete your Mac-only iCloud docs... on iOS 7

Napkin is a Mac-only app that stores and syncs its documents on iCloud, Apple's ubiquitous online service. It has no iOS version. Nothing for iPhone. Nothing for iPad. Yet, with iOS 7, you can now drill down into Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup > Manage Storage, select Napkin,...
Push returns to iCloud email in Germany as Apple continues to battle Motorola in court

Push returns to iCloud email in Germany as Apple continues to battle Motorola in court

A couple of years ago, as a result of a patent suit in German court, Apple was forced to turn off push for iCloud email users in Germany. Today, it's turning push back on. David Meyer of GigaOm: Apple is still appealing the decision and, at the end of August, it won an interim decision...
MobileMe users lose their free 20GB of iCloud storage

MobileMe users lose their free 20GB of iCloud storage

It's Tuesday, October 1, 2013, which means that if you're a former MobileMe user, you've lost 20GB of free storage on iCloud unless you've migrated to a new paid plan. The upgrade expired on September 30th. Apple's iCloud service lets you access photos, documents and other files regardless of...
Apple again reminds former MobileMe customers their free 20GB storage is soon at an end

Apple again reminds former MobileMe customers their free 20GB storage is soon at an end

When MobileMe closed its doors and we moved to iCloud, Apple rewarded paying customers 20GB of free storage for a limited time. That limited time is soon up as of September 30, and Apple is again sending out notes reminding on this fact, according to 9to5Mac: As a thank you for being a former...

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