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Apple Updates Its iLife Apps On Mac OS X And iOS

Apple Updates Its iLife Apps On Mac OS X And iOS

By Zach Walton October 22, 2013

Apple showed off MacBook Pro, Mac Pro and Mavericks today, but hardware is only as good as its software. To help along with that, Apple also updated its iLife apps for Mac OS X Mavericks and iOS. The big change …

MobileMe Is Dead; Long Live iCloud MobileMe Is Dead; Long Live iCloud

We’ve been telling you for awhile now that Apple was making preparations for the final shutdown of MobileMe, the cloud service that preceded iCloud. When Apple first announced iCloud at last year’s WWDC keynote, they said that the older (and …

iOS 6: What’s New In The New Beta iOS 6: What’s New In The New Beta

Yesterday we told you that Apple had released the second beta version of iOS 6 to developers. At the time little was known about the update, since Apple didn’t include a changelog with the new release. In the 20 hours …

iCloud And iMessage Users Experiencing Outages iCloud And iMessage Users Experiencing Outages

Some users of Apple’s iCloud and iMessage services are reporting outages this afternoon. It appears that Apple is having server problems that are preventing users from connecting. The problems also appear to be affecting developer portals for iOS and OS …

MobileMe Shuts Down Soon; Get Your Stuff And Get Out MobileMe Shuts Down Soon; Get Your Stuff And Get Out

It’s been nearly a year now since Apple announced iCloud at last year’s Worldwide Developers Conference. The new cloud storage and computing service was intended to be a free replacement for the old MobileMe, which had required a paid subscription. …

iCloud Getting Major Upgrades At WWDC 2012 iCloud Getting Major Upgrades At WWDC 2012

With Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference kicking off in San Francisco in less than a month, rumors are starting to swirl about what will be unveiled this year. The conference has traditionally served as the forum for Apple’s announcement of …

iCloud Web Interface Getting Notes And Reminders iCloud Web Interface Getting Notes And Reminders
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On Tuesday we brought you news that Apple was testing iOS-style banner notifications for the iCloud web interface. The notifications, which appear to have been a test that was made public by accident, revealed that Apple is at least considering …

Samsung Acquires Cloud Media Provider mSpot Samsung Acquires Cloud Media Provider mSpot
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Samsung announced today that it is acquiring mSpot, a mobile cloud entertainment provider. The purchase will allow Samsung to provide mSpot’s Movies and Music services on their phone and tablet devices. It also fits with the trend Samsung set in …

Apple Leaks iCloud Banner Notifications Apple Leaks iCloud Banner Notifications

Apple is testing iOS-style banner notifications for the web version of iCloud. The tests came to light earlier this afternoon when several iCloud users reported seeing a test banner at the top of their iCloud interface. Apple first adopted this …

MobileMe Users Get Free iCloud Storage Until Sept. MobileMe Users Get Free iCloud Storage Until Sept.

Apple has extended an offer to give MobileMe subscribers an extra 20GB of iCloud storage for free when they switch over. The free storage was originally set to expire on June 30th, the same day that MobileMe shuts down. After …

Apple iCloud Has 125 Million Users Apple iCloud Has 125 Million Users

Apple’s iCloud service has recently achieved 125 million users, up roughly 25 million subscribers since February. These numbers stand upon the launch of Google’s own Drive cloud service yesterday, and it will be interesting to see how the new platform …

OS X Snow Leopard Now Free For MobileMe Subscribers OS X Snow Leopard Now Free For MobileMe Subscribers
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Apple has begun offering MobileMe users who are still running Mac OS 10.5 Leopard a free upgrade to 10.6 Snow Leopard, as an incentive to switch to iCloud. Since iCloud requires users to be running OS 10.7 Lion, users still …

iCloud Injunction Upheld In German Court iCloud Injunction Upheld In German Court

In early February we brought you news that Motorola had won an injunction involving the use of push email notifications with iCloud. A German court ruled that Apple’s push notification system infringed on one of Motorola’s patents, and issued a …

Apple Currently Working On iTunes 11 Apple Currently Working On iTunes 11

The next major release of iTunes is currently working its way through Apple’s internal testing process, according to recent reports. It seems that Apple has started seeding iTunes 11 to Apple employees for evaluation. According to a report from 9to5Mac, …

Universal Studios Evolves, Allows iCloud Movies

Perhaps this finding should be given the red letter day treatment. I mean, it’s not often you get to see something evolve right before your eyes. Normally, evolution is a slow process, one that moves even slower when the entertainment …

Smartphones Linked To Increase Of Identity Theft Smartphones Linked To Increase Of Identity Theft

Face it: the world has been changed by the omnipresent pocket bulge known as a smartphone. Once upon a time, people indexed phone numbers of their friends into nature’s smartphone, i.e., your brain, but seriously, can you actually recite a …

Apple Has Master Decryption Key For iCloud Apple Has Master Decryption Key For iCloud

Data you store in iCloud is safe from most outsiders, but Apple retains the ability to decrypt and access any data stored on in iCloud’s servers, a recent report has found. The master decryption key allows Apple access to all …