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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...
How to transfer data from your old iPhone to your new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c

How to transfer data from your old iPhone to your new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c

If you've just upgraded to a new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c from an older generation iPhone, transferring your data including contacts, calendars, photos, and more couldn't be any easier if you've been good about creating backups in either iCloud or iTunes. Both make it incredibly easy for you to get...
iCloud for Windows

iCloud for Windows adds bookmark support for Chrome and Firefox

Alongside the release of iOS 7, Apple has also pushed out an update to its iCloud for Windows control panel. The bump to version 3.0 brings the standard mail, contacts and calendars syncing still, but now adds bookmark sync support for Google Chrome and Firefox browsers. With the new browser...
Redesigned iCloud.com site goes live with iOS 7 inspiration

Redesigned iCloud.com site goes live with iOS 7 inspiration

After having been in beta for the past little while, the newly redesigned iCloud.com website has gone live ahead of the iOS 7 launch. Anyone logging into it for the first time will instantly notice the redesign itself takes a lot of its inspiration from iOS 7, creating a simpler and more refined...
iCloud.com

What would you like to see Apple add to iCloud.com next?

What would you like Apple to add to iCloud.com next? Though still in beta, Apple has expanded their iCloud.com offering to include the iWork suite of apps for the first time. But, what other services would you like to see Apple bring to iCloud.com? There's so much potential for web based...
iOS 7 design language comes to Mac and Windows... via iCloud web makeover

iOS 7 design language comes to Mac and Windows... via iCloud web makeover

The closed developer beta version of iCloud has gotten a makeover that, at least based on the publicly available login screen, shows every sign of iOS 7's distinctive design language. You've got a flat white box with minimalist, type-centric elements over a blurred layer with a hint of iOS 7-...
A history of Apple in the cloud: from AppleLink to iCloud

A history of Apple in the cloud: from AppleLink to iCloud

We're taking a look at cloud services this week on Talk Mobile, so now seems like a good time to take a walk down memory lane and look at the long history of Apple's foray into online services. That history stretches right back to the mid 1980s, almost to the birth of the Macintosh itself. The...
iCloud's 20GB free ride for MobileMe subscribers comes to an end

iCloud's 20GB free ride for MobileMe subscribers comes to an end

Apple shut down its MobileMe service in 2012 after introducing iCloud to replace it. To give MobileMe users an incentive to migrate to the new service, Apple offered 20GB of free iCloud storage. It's been a year since that happened, and Apple has sent out an e-mail to let iCloud customers know...
iWork for iCloud beta invitations now going out to non-developers

iWork for iCloud beta invitations now going out to non-developers

iWork for iCloud is how Apple will make iWork available on the web, and on devices that don't run iOS or OS X, and now they're making the beta available to even more people. Originally announced at WWDC 2013, Apple first invited developers into the program, but as of today, non-developers are...
iWork for iCloud

iWork for iCloud beta now live for registered Apple developers

First announced on Monday in the WWDC 2013 keynote, the iWork for iCloud beta is now live for registered developers to preview. Essentially, this is Apple's answer to Google Drive's online document editing tools, and promises almost the same experience as the desktop versions of the iWork apps....
How to tie your Apple ID to your Mac user account in OS X Mountain Lion

How to tie your Apple ID to your Mac user account in OS X Mountain Lion

In Mac OS X Mountain Lion, you can tie your actual Apple ID to your OS X user account fairly easily. In most cases, this will be your iCloud account. There are many good reasons to do this, but this biggest is that if you ever forget your desktop login password, you can reset it via your Apple ID...
iCloud by the numbers: 300 million accounts, 800 billion iMessages, and 7.4 trillion push notifications served

iCloud by the numbers: 300 million accounts, 800 billion iMessages, and 7.4 trillion push notifications served

Apple just released some interesting stats in regard to iCloud today at WWDC 2013. Since iCloud launched, there are over 300 million registered accounts that have served up more than 800 billion iMessages, and more. Since iCloud's launch, it has sent out over 7.5 trillion push notifications that...
iCloud Keychain

OS X 10.9 Mavericks coming with iCloud Keychain, manage your passwords with iCloud

Announced at WWDC 2013, OS X 10.9 Mavericks will be coming with a great new feature that hooks into iCloud called Keychain. This gives users the facility to sync their saved passwords, credit card numbers, WiFi networking information and account between different systems all using iCloud. It's...
WWDC 2011

Looking back: The 2011 WWDC keynote - iOS 5, iCloud, OS X 10.7 Lion

We're less than 24 hours out now from this years highly anticipated WWDC keynote, and we're continuing our look back on past events today with the 2011 presentation from Moscone West. Continuing the tradition of the previous 3 years, 2011 saw, the unveiling of iOS 5, OS X 10.7 Lion, and iCloud....
WWDC 2013 wish-list: iMore's top iCloud wants!

WWDC 2013 wish-list: iMore's top iCloud wants!

To the internet! That's what everyone is doing these days, and for Apple, that means iCloud. The rebirth of MobileMe, which was the rebirth of .Mac, iCloud has been praised for its effortless backup and restore, easy app and media re-downloads, and it's $0 price tag for the basic level. But it's...

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