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Injunction Against iCloud Push Notifications Upheld In Germany Injunction Against iCloud Push Notifications Upheld In Germany

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 …

iTunes 11 To Get iOS 6 Compatibility, iCloud Improvements iTunes 11 To Get iOS 6 Compatibility, iCloud Improvements

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, …

Evolution In Action: Universal Studios’ Allows Movies on iCloud

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 …

Smartphone Popularity Linked To Increase Of Identity Theft Smartphone Popularity 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 …

iTunes 10.6.1 Update Now Avaliable iTunes 10.6.1 Update Now Avaliable

Apple released its 10.6.1 update for iTunes yesterday. The patch fixes a number of minor bugs, mostly for the 64-bit Windows version of iTunes. The most major issue fixed is one that would cause iTunes to unexpectedly quit while playing …

Microsoft Updates SkyDrive Microsoft Updates SkyDrive

On Monday, Microsoft announced it’s updated version of SkyDrive, to correlate with the upcoming release of Windows 8. This could coincide with the launch of Google Drive, which has been rumored to be ready within the next few weeks, and …

Google Preps To Launch Cloud Storage Service, But Is It Necessary? Google Preps To Launch Cloud Storage Service, But Is It Necessary?
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It would be remiss of Google if they left one corner of technology unexplored, so in order to ensure they aren’t vulnerable to such an oversight the search engine company is working on launching yet another service so as to …

iCloud Recovers iPad For Sales Manager

Hennie Stander, a sales manager was pleasantly surprised by the swift reaction of police officers after he lost his iPad at the airport. He boarded a plane headed for a business meeting carrying his iPad and a briefcase and forgot …

Apple’s iCloud Service Is Really Popular Apple’s iCloud Service Is Really Popular

Apple posted big profits yesterday and their iCloud service was one of the biggest winners. AppleInsider is reporting that iCloud usage has jumped to 85 million subscribers. Sign-ups for the service have far out outpaced device sales. During the conference …

Find My iPhone Aids In Drug Bust Find My iPhone Aids In Drug Bust

I guess the moral of this story is if you’re going to steal a smartphone – wait, just don’t steal people’s phones. Because if you do, karma might bite you in the ass. Karma, in this case, comes in the …

iCloud Helps Man Find Stolen iPad iCloud Helps Man Find Stolen iPad
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The iCloud detective agency is back for another round of solving thefts. The Times-Tribune is reporting that a New York man had left his briefcase containing an iPad under his seat on a plane in Dallas, Texas. After realizing he …

iOS 5 Releases Today, iCloud Already Live iOS 5 Releases Today, iCloud Already Live

Apple has made iCloud live at iCloud.com. It obviously requires an Apple ID to access, but you also must have the iOS 5 update as well. That has not been rolled out to all just yet, but it comes today. …

iTunes 10.5 Arrives Before iOS 5 iTunes 10.5 Arrives Before iOS 5

Apple’s latest version of iTunes is now available to download for both Mac and Windows. 10.5 is notable in that it allows users to utilize the upcoming iCloud and iOS 5 features, both of which are dropping on Wednesday, October …

Apple iCloud Email Invites Leak Apple iCloud Email Invites Leak
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If the various rumors come to fruition, October may be the biggest month in Apple’s long, evolving history. iPhone 5, iOS 5 and iCloud computing are the primary items feeding the buzz, and thanks to a leaked email, it seems …

Apple iCloud Prices and Web Apps Revealed Apple iCloud Prices and Web Apps Revealed

iCloud will ship to consumers this Fall. It lets you store content in the cloud and access it on various devices. It works with iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, and even PC, and is free with the upcoming iOS 5 …

What iCloud Is, and What It’s Not What iCloud Is, and What It’s Not
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In spite of all the hype around Apple’s iCloud, there has been some confusion about what it is and what it’s not. For starters, the iCloud stores user content on the cloud and pushes it to other devices, such as the iPad. While it’s great for storing and sharing documents and images between devices, or syncing information on your devices together, it is not a back up.

Apple iCloud Sued by iCloud Communications Apple iCloud Sued by iCloud Communications
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A week ago today Apple’s iCloud was unveiled at their Worldwide Developers Conference which, according to Steve Jobs, will serve as the “center of your digital life.” Before it was even revealed at WWDC, the cloud service had already drawn …

114 Things You Should Know About Apple’s New Offerings 114 Things You Should Know About Apple’s New Offerings
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Apple finally kicked off its much-anticipated Worldwide Developers Conference, and introduced the equally anticipated Mac OS X Lion and iOS 5 operating systems, as well as the company’s cloud offering – iCloud. As you might imagine, there are a lot …

iCloud Revealed at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference iCloud Revealed at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference
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Apple began its Wordwide Developers conference keynote today by showing off Mac OS X Lion again, and unveiling the new features of iOS 5, while of course sprinkling in various stats about Apple’s accomplishments. Though CEO Steve Jobs introduced the …

Apple iCloud Draws Antitrust Complaints Before It’s Even Unveiled Apple iCloud Draws Antitrust Complaints Before It’s Even Unveiled

Apple’s iCloud service hasn’t even been formally introduced yet (it will be today sometime after 1PM Eastern), but it is already drawing antitrust complaints. iCloud is expected to add a music storage element to Apple’s current digital music offerings (the …