iCloud

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. 

Apple also acquired data company Acunu to improve cloud infrastructure

Apple also acquired data company Acunu to improve cloud infrastructure

Apple’s acquisition of FoundationDB was confirmed this week, and it wasn’t the first takeover the company has made in an effort to improve its cloud services. Apple also acquired U.K.-based data analysis firm Acunu Ltd. some time ago.

Some iCloud users experiencing extended Gmail delivery delays, ‘too many rejections’ errors

Some iCloud users experiencing extended Gmail delivery delays, ‘too many rejections’ errors

On March 11, a huge outage hit the App Store and iTunes, and lasted for just over 11 hours. Now, some iCloud users are complaining of their own issues.

Apple brings Pages, Numbers and Keynote to iCloud website for people without Apple devices

Apple brings Pages, Numbers and Keynote to iCloud website for people without Apple devices

iWork for iCloud apps are now available even without an Apple device

iWork for iCloud apps are now available even without an Apple device

Apple has provided a way for owners of non-iOS and Mac devices to create an Apple ID for the first time, thereby allowing them to access iWork for iCloud on any Windows based on PC running the latest version of any web browser.

iCloud website gains the ability to zoom in on photos and new email features

iCloud website gains the ability to zoom in on photos and new email features

In November, 2014, Apple added the ability to upload photos directly to the iCloud website, which gave even more options for iCloud users to save their photos.

10 Things you should know about iCloud Photo Library

10 Things you should know about iCloud Photo Library

iCloud Photo Library was one of the major new features showcased at the WWDC Keynote last year, and was rolled out along with iOS 8.1. It allows you to sync all your photos and videos to iCloud, so that you can access them from any device.