iCloud archive

  • Mailbox is no longer a Gmail-only app, adds support for Yahoo and iCloud
    Apps

    Mailbox is no longer a Gmail-only app, adds support for Yahoo and iCloud

    By 17 December 2013

    You can now use that Dropbox-owned Mailbox app that you waited forever to download with more email services than Gmail.  Mailbox is heralded for its easy-to-use and innovative features, including swipe-based email sorting and filtering. The app has been...

  • iCloud Keychain: Everything you need to know and how to set it up
    Phones

    iCloud Keychain: Everything you need to know and how to set it up

    By 29 October 2013

    If you've upgraded your iPhone to iOS 7.0.3 and your Mac to OS X Mavericks, iCloud Keychain is now an option for you to create the ultimate cloud storage experience. Unveiled at WWDC 2013, iCloud Keychain is baked into Apple's services, allowing you to...

  • Motorola launches iCloud migration tool for Moto X, hoping to lure iPhone users
    Phones

    Motorola launches iCloud migration tool for Moto X, hoping to lure iPhone users

    By 17 October 2013

    Google-owned Motorola has launched an iCloud migration tool for its Moto X, hoping to lure iPhone users away from Apple with an easy feature to change ecosystems. You can transfer contacts and calendars from the iPhone to your Moto X after buying it on...

  • iCloud.com updated with iOS 7-like design
    Online

    iCloud.com updated with iOS 7-like design

    By 18 September 2013

    Apple has released a redesign of its iCloud web product, now featuring an iOS 7-like feel, on the eve of the mobile software's launch to the public. The new design brings a sleeker look and comes on the heels of Jonny Ive taking over Apple's design team...

  • Apple rolls out iWork for iCloud public beta to the masses
    Online

    Apple rolls out iWork for iCloud public beta to the masses

    By 23 August 2013

    Apple on Friday made the iWork for iCloud public beta available to everyone with an Apple ID, enabling them to create and edit documents on the web much like Google Docs. Originally announced at the 2013 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference keynote speech,...

  • Beta version of iCloud.com updated with iOS 7-like design
    Online

    Beta version of iCloud.com updated with iOS 7-like design

    By 14 August 2013

    It looks like Apple is going full-steam ahead with a sleeker design across its services. On Wednesday the company rolled out a redesign to its iCloud.com beta page that makes it to look like the redesigned iOS 7. Gone is the Scott Forstall influenced...

  • Apple rolls out iWork for iCloud public beta - here's what to expect
    Online

    Apple rolls out iWork for iCloud public beta - here's what to expect

    By 20 July 2013

    Apple began inviting non-developers and the public via email on Friday to test iWork for iCloud beta, which include cloud-based versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynotes and features many of the suite's original functionalities as well as some caveats....

  • Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud service reaches 250 million users
    Laptops

    Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud service reaches 250 million users

    By 6 May 2013

    Microsoft has revealed that its SkyDrive cloud service has reached 250 million users, 50 million of whom have joined since the launch of Windows 8 in October 2012. The news comes after the Redmond-based company announced 700 million Microsoft accounts...

  • Apple iCloud now has 250M users, as 2bn iMessages are sent per-day
    Online

    Apple iCloud now has 250M users, as 2bn iMessages are sent per-day

    By 23 January 2013

    Apple announced during its Q1 2013 financial earnings call that there are now 250 million iCloud users on the service, up from 150M in July, likely thanks to the slew of iOS devices sold during the quarter.  iCloud was announced in October 2011, providing...

  • Apple iCloud storage to be downgraded to 5GB from 30 September
    Online

    Apple iCloud storage to be downgraded to 5GB from 30 September

    By 26 September 2012

    If you’re an Apple iCloud subscriber you’ll need to check that your storage capacity hasn’t exceeded 5GB. As of 30 September, the cloud storage service will be limited to 5GB unless users upgrade. An email has been sent to subscribers informing...

  • Microsoft on SkyDrive: 'There is a tonne more to come'
    Online

    Microsoft on SkyDrive: 'There is a tonne more to come'

    By 2 May 2012

    Dark clouds hang in the sky as we take the escalator into the heart of Microsoft’s London HQ. It’s been unseasonably rainy, even for the British spring, but we’ve a date set to talk about an entirely different kind of cloud. With eyes on the future,...

  • Apple iCloud vs Google vs Amazon Cloud Drive vs Dropbox vs Microsoft SkyDrive
    Online

    Apple iCloud vs Google vs Amazon Cloud Drive vs Dropbox vs Microsoft SkyDrive

    By 26 April 2012

    It’s been a busy time for cloud storage and music services and Apple’s launch onto the scene with Apple iCloud has officially declared it global war. The lines have begun to blur as to what you own, where you own it and just how much you have to pay...

  • iCloud for OS X Mountain Lion brings auto setup and syncing
    Online

    iCloud for OS X Mountain Lion brings auto setup and syncing

    By 16 February 2012

    Mac users can expect even more iCloud integration on the Mac after the announcement that Apple will be putting the cloud storage service at the core of its next operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, when the new OS is released in the summer. Although...

  • Google Drive coming to take on Dropbox and iCloud
    Online

    Google Drive coming to take on Dropbox and iCloud

    By 9 February 2012

    Google is all set to launch a cloud-based storage solution to rival the likes of Dropbox and Apple's iCloud. That's according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, which cites our old pals "people familiar with the matter" as having knowledge of the...

  • AcerCloud: Acer copies Apple iCloud for new limited cloud service
    Online

    AcerCloud: Acer copies Apple iCloud for new limited cloud service

    By 8 January 2012

    Acer has announced that it will take on Apple in the iCloud stakes with a new service called AcerCloud at CES in Las Vegas. In what looks like a carbon copy of the Apple service however with limitations, the new Acer service promises to "securely connect...

  • Living in iCloud: Features explored
    Online

    Living in iCloud: Features explored

    By 12 October 2011

    For a long time the biggest criticism of the iPhone has been the lack of a comprehensive, free, cloud element. Pulling everything together is iCloud, along with the online portal through iCloud.com, which has rolled out with iOS 5. But iCloud isn't just...

  • Apple TV update brings Photo Stream and AirPlay Mirroring
    Home Cinema

    Apple TV update brings Photo Stream and AirPlay Mirroring

    By 12 October 2011

    Apple is on an updating spree, as it looks to update all of its products to fit in with the company’s new iCloud service. It has updated its phone operating system to iOS 5; its desktop operating system, Mac OS X 10.7.2; and Apple TV too, all so you...

  • Mac OS X 10.7.2 brings iCloud to your computer
    Online

    Mac OS X 10.7.2 brings iCloud to your computer

    By 12 October 2011

    Alongside the OS 5 update rolled out by Apple for all iPhone and iPad users, Apple has also rolled out an update for its desktop operating system - Mac OS X Lion. Moving on to version 10.7.2, the update, which is recommended for all OS X Lion users...

  • iOS 5 update live and ready for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
    Phones

    iOS 5 update live and ready for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

    By 12 October 2011

    The wait is finally over, Apple has released the iOS 5 update for your iPhone 4, iPad 2, iPad, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPod touch, bringing with it a host of new features to enjoy. The new operating system adds around 200 new features in total, with...

  • iCloud.com goes live, but you have to wait for iOS 5 or OS X Lion updates to hit
    Online

    iCloud.com goes live, but you have to wait for iOS 5 or OS X Lion updates to hit

    By 12 October 2011

    Apple's iCloud.com website has gone live, offering access to the company's new cloud portal. However, unless you have iOS 5 or Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 you won't be able to sign up yet. iCloud offers 5GB of storage for several applications, including iTunes,...

  • iCloud arriving on 12 October
    Phones

    iCloud arriving on 12 October

    By 4 October 2011

    iCloud, Apple's online music, photo and app syncing service is set to arrive on 12 October, the same day as iOS 5.  iCloud brings with it wireless connectivity between the iPhone and iTunes like never before. Applications will be pushed straight to your...

  • Amazon Kindle Fire vs iPad 2
    Tablets

    Amazon Kindle Fire vs iPad 2

    By 30 September 2011

    The Amazon Kindle Fire has arrived complete with its 16 million colour screen and all the backing of the enormous online retail platform that is Amazon itself. Big, but is bigger necessarily better? There also happens to be a certain other massive player...

  • iCloud iTunes Match has streaming uncertainty
    Online

    iCloud iTunes Match has streaming uncertainty

    By 31 August 2011

    On Tuesday Pocket-lint reported on the fact that iTunes 10.5 beta 6.1 seemed to bring with it iTunes Match streaming from iCloud, rather than just the download-only option that the awaiting fanboys were expecting. Well, don't get your streaming hopes...

  • iTunes Match streams in for iOS 5
    Online

    iTunes Match streams in for iOS 5

    By 30 August 2011

    Remember all the criticism of Apple when iCloud was officially announced at WWDC back in June, about how the iTunes Match service could only download your tunes, rather than stream them? Well, all that hot-air looks like being a big waste of time as the...

  • Apple iCloud pricing revealed
    Online

    Apple iCloud pricing revealed

    By 2 August 2011

    Details continue to emerge on Apple's iCloud mobile backup service, with titbits from Cupertino gradually clearing up exactly what it will do.  Until now, however, little has been known about cost, which given the premium price of other Apple products,...