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Apple reportedly begins to transition me.com email addresses to icloud.com

Apple reportedly begins to transition me.com email addresses to icloud.com

What began life as mac.com email address and became me.com with iPhone OS 2 will now be transitioning again, this to time to icloud.com, and reportedly Apple is starting with the just-released iOS 6 beta 3. This according to information obtained by MacRumors. The notice, supplied to developers by...
iCloud beta for developers back online, includes Notes and Reminders

iCloud beta for developers back online, includes Notes and Reminders

A developer preview of iCloud, including the new Calendar, Notes, Reminders web apps, and Find my iPhone are once again online. They popped up briefly a while ago, only to quickly disappear, but this time they seem to be stable and in working order. The iCloud beta and developers sites are...
How to purchase and access your music from anywhere with iTunes in the Cloud

How to purchase and access your music from anywhere with iTunes in the Cloud

iTunes in the Cloud is part of Apple's iCloud services. It allows you to re-download and enjoy your iTunes content on an iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Apple TV, or Windows or Mac version of iTunes logged into your account. Up to 10 devices can be enabled at once, and in addition to movies and TV...
MobileMe now closed, still time to quickly recover your data

MobileMe now closed, still time to quickly recover your data

As previous announced, Apple has now closed its MobileMe service and if you haven’t already retrieved any outstanding information stored on MobileMe, now is the time to get it out of there. Apple has already closed down the syncing service and the iDisk and MobileMe Gallery apps have now vanished...
How to change the device name of your iPhone or iPad over-the-air (OTA)

How to change the device name of your iPhone or iPad over-the-air (OTA)

With iOS 5 going PC-free, you can now change the name of your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad right on the device itself. That's right, no more connecting via USB to iTunes on the desktop or fighting sync to get it done. With just a few taps in one app, you can now make sure your device has a...
How to manually update to iOS 6 beta 2 over-the-air (OTA)

How to manually update to iOS 6 beta 2 over-the-air (OTA)

Apple has just released iOS 6 beta 2 to developers and it's now available as both a download from Apple's developer portal, and an over-the-air (OTA) update directly on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. If you're new to iOS development and this is your first beta update, it may not be...
How to set up iTunes in the Cloud automatic downloads for apps, iBooks, movies, TV shows, and more

How to set up iTunes in the Cloud automatic downloads for apps, iBooks, movies, TV shows, and more

iTunes in the Cloud let's you automatically download any App Store apps, iBookstore iBooks, and iTunes music you buy. For example, if you buy a game on your iPhone, it can automatically download onto your iPad. If you buy a song on iTunes on your Mac or Windows PC, it can automatically download...
What do you want to see at WWDC 2012 Keynote?

What do you want to see at WWDC 2012 Keynote?

This is it iMore nation, in just a few hours Apple will be holding the WWDC 2012 Keynote and we'll find out what they have in store for iOS 6, iCloud, and more! So this is your last chance -- what do you want to see from WWDC? Give us you final predictions, your last, best hopes and dreams. If...
WWDC 2012 Keynote liveblog

WWDC 2012 Keynote liveblog

iMore is LIVE at the WWDC Keynote kicking things off at 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 6pm BST, and bringing you back all the iOS 6, iCloud, and Mac action! Apple WILL NOT be streaming the event, but we'll bring you up-to-the minute photos and play-by-play of all the action, along with commentary and...
What will Apple release at WWDC 2012? [Poll]

What will Apple release at WWDC 2012? [Poll]

Here we go iMore Nation! We're less than 2 days away from the WWDC 2012 when Apple executives will take the keynote stage and show us just a hint of all the goodies they've got planned for the next few months. The banners are already up for iOS 6, but will we get a first beta on keynote day, or...
iPhone & iPad Live 296: iOS 6 and Apple TV apps speculation

iPhone & iPad Live 296: iOS 6 and Apple TV apps speculation

Rene, Seth, and App Cubby's David Barnard start previewing WWDC 2012 and end up doing an deep dive in iOS 6 and how Apple could address app switching, inter-app communications, the Home screen, gestures, contact and social profiles, and more. And then talk Apple TV apps. This is iPhone & iPad...
Photo Stream helping user track down his stolen iPhone

Photo Stream helping user track down his stolen iPhone

A stolen iPhone is helping its owner close the net on the thief thanks to Apple's iCloud Photo Stream. We assume that Find My iPhone was either not enabled, or was disabled by the thief, but it seems the thief was unaware that Photo Stream was running and cataloging every photograph Katy...
How Apple could provide direct document access in iOS 6

How Apple could provide direct document access in iOS 6

The Photos app has provided a centralized iOS image repository for years. A Files app would bring the same functionality to iOS documents. For a couple of years now, before every major release of iOS, I've begged and pleaded for a native iOS documents repository. Not a file system like OS X, but...
How to integrate all your social networks into your iPhone and iPad Contacts

How to integrate all your social networks into your iPhone and iPad Contacts

Having lots of Gmail, Facebook Twitter, and LinkedIn Contacts on your iPad and iPhone is great, but how do you get them all into your Contacts app where you need them? I get to use most of the newest devices and test out all the platforms in my job. My "go-to"  phone is the iPhone 4S, but there...
Apple rumored to be adding photo sharing, commenting, video features to iCloud

Apple rumored to be adding photo sharing, commenting, video features to iCloud

Apple might just be ready to add photo and video sharing and commenting to iCloud, most likely at WWDC 2012 this June. According to The Wall Street Journal: The new features, expected to be announced at Apple's world-wide developer conference beginning June 11, will allow iCloud users to...
How to manually update to iOS 5.1.1 with iCloud

How to manually update to iOS 5.1.1 with iCloud

It's been almost a week since Apple released iOS 5.1.1 but not everyone seems to have heard about it right away. Some may not have received or noticed the popup notification or badge on the Settings app to advise them it was available. Others may have been waiting to see what, if anything, iOS 5....
iCloud.com development site reveals Notes and Reminders web apps

iCloud.com development site reveals Notes and Reminders web apps

Earlier today a beta version of iCloud.com accidentally leaked 2 new web apps, Notes and Reminders, presumably coming to iCloud web-portal. These apps make perfect sense to be on iCloud.com, as they already sync over iCloud across iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices, and Apple has added them as...
Apple testing Notification Center-style banner alerts on iCloud.com

Apple testing Notification Center-style banner alerts on iCloud.com

Apple appears to be in the early -- yet strangely public -- stages of testing Notification Center-style banner alerts on iCloud.com, the web portal they provide for remote email, calendar, and contact access. Apple introduced both Notification Center (as part of iOS 5) and iCloud at WWDC 2011...
Apple stealthily extends free iCloud storage bonus for MobileMe users from June to September, 2012

Apple stealthily extends free iCloud storage bonus for MobileMe users from June to September, 2012

When Apple announced their free iCloud service at WWDC 2011, users of the previous, paid, MobileMe service were given a temporary boost in storage. The extra storage was previously set to expire in June of 2012. According to a recent change in Apple's MobileMe to iCloud transition FAQ, however,...
How to use iCloud like a Dropbox or Google Drive-style cloud store

How to use iCloud like a Dropbox or Google Drive-style cloud store

While Apple never meant iCloud to work like Dropbox or Google Drive, if you don't mind polishing up your ninja-skills you can get it to do just that! There's no shortage of online storage solutions -- Dropbox, Box.net, SugarSync, Microsoft SkyDrive, Apple's soon-to-be end-of-lifed iDisk, and now...

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