iCloud

Many iCloud services experiencing downtime [Update]

Many iCloud services experiencing downtime [Update]

Yesterday, hours after the launch of Beats 1, the service temporarily went down for listeners. Unfortunately, another outage has hit Apple services.

iCloud Calendar web app is currently experiencing downtime [Updated]

iCloud Calendar web app is currently experiencing downtime [Updated]

Just a couple of days ago, Apple’s iMessage was suffering from an outage for many users. Now, it would appear it’s the Calendar web app’s turn.

How to identify fake iCloud prompts from phishing attacks in Mail app

How to identify fake iCloud prompts from phishing attacks in Mail app

Few days back a bug was discovered in iOS 8’s Mail app that makes it possible for malicious individuals to phish your iCloud username and password through a pop-up that looks very similar to the native iCloud login prompt. The bug allows remote HTML content to be loaded in place of the content of the original email message.

Last year’s celebrity iCloud photo hack was carried via a phishing attack

Last year’s celebrity iCloud photo hack was carried via a phishing attack

Last year, a brute force attack on iCloud led to photos of many celebrities in compromising position being leaked to the Internet. 

iCloud suffering from downtime again, App Store and other services down [Update]

iCloud suffering from downtime again, App Store and other services down [Update]

At the beginning of March, a major iCloud downtime hit Apple, causing several outages from the App Store to other services.

Several iCloud services are down or experiencing slower than normal response

Several iCloud services are down or experiencing slower than normal response

If you’re having problem with several iCloud services, then you’re not alone. According to Apple’s iCloud System Status page, multiple services are affected.

How to recover photos or videos from an iPhone backup

How to recover photos or videos from an iPhone backup

Have you backed up your iPhone lately? If you haven’t you may want to do so right now, because losing all your apps, contacts, and most importantly, you photos and videos, can be a huge pain in the ass. If you misplace, break, or have your phone stolen you’ll lose your entire Camera Roll collection of photos and videos. But if you made a recent backup you just may be able to recover all your photos and videos in no time.

Apple seeds new beta build of iCloud for Windows

Apple seeds new beta build of iCloud for Windows

Apple has released a new beta build of iCloud for Windows carrying the build number 410A44. The app allows iCloud users to access photos, videos and other files that they have uploaded to iCloud Drive on Windows based PCs.

How to delete backups and free up space in iCloud

How to delete backups and free up space in iCloud

While Apple’s iCloud service didn’t have the greatest 2014, just ask Jennifer Lawrence, it is still the best and most convenient way to store and access your iPhone or iPad files online. Apple provides 5 GB of free iCloud storage, but as with all things concerning space, you can run out of it. So, if you don’t feel like ponying up to pay Apple for more space, you can delete your backups to free up more space in your iCloud account.