Category Archives for iCloud

Top 5 iCloud Fails

During the research stage of writing our eBook ’10 Essential Tips for iCloud’, we came across some funny fails relating to the use and misuse of iCloud. Here are our top 5 fails (unsurprisingly, most of them revolve around sharing and syncing options in iCloud). 1. iPad Thief Identifies Herself With Selfies on Stolen Device […]

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November 22, 2013

iCloud Becomes Almost Compulsory

If you have been avoiding iCloud until now, you might be severely disappointed with the SyncServies feature in OS X Mavericks. All available options to use CardDAV servers, Exchange ActivSync protocol servers and CalDAV servers involve the information being sent beyond the local network, throwing up security concerns. Apple has kept relatively quiet about this […]

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October 28, 2013

Redesigned iCloud.com Comes out of Beta

Today we have the launch of iOS 7, so Apple finally took the wraps off of the latest version of their iCloud website. It has been available as a beta site since earlier in the year, and is completely redesigned to fall in line with the the simpler and more animated look found in the […]

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September 18, 2013

Apple limits iWork for iCloud.com access due to ‘Overwhelming response’

As many of us are aware, iWork for iCloud was first announced at this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference, pitted to take Apple’s productivity suite to new heights, offering access on both Mac and PC’s using Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari. As it’s browser based, it has added portability whilst replicating most of the functionality […]

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August 26, 2013

iCloud Mysteries Unravelled

We’ve discovered a great “non geek’s guide” at www.getmegeeky.com on sharing music, movies and apps without sharing iMessages, Contacts and Calendar! Huzzah! The article is written for those of us who are using all Apple products. Get yourself geeked up with these simple to follow instructions.

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April 3, 2013

Apple Improves iTunes and iCloud Security

Apple improves iTunes & iCloud with a new password system designed to stop hackers Following in the footsteps of Google, the new system sends a code to a user’s mobile when they buy something or sign in from a new computer. This two step authentication is hoped to stop private information being hacked online (even […]

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March 24, 2013

50 Timesaving Tips for iCloud

We’ve found an excellent article which will save you hours of your time when using iCloud! Whether you’re getting to grips with Quick Look or your Library Folder, or customising your Desktop and Screensaver, these tips will streamline your use of iCloud. This blog is on Tech Radar, which we’ve found to be an excellent […]

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February 11, 2013

How to use iCloud – Video Training Course

iCloud can be daunting to set up and use. Lots of us get a set-up on our computer that we’re happy with and worry about changing stuff because we won’t like the new set-up. Or we worry that we’ll lose data or not be able to go back to old settings if we decide we […]

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December 4, 2012