iCloud

iCloud.com beta site adds Photos upload capabilities

iCloud.com beta site adds Photos upload capabilities

iCloud.com has always been a strong component to the cloud-storage option, but with iCloud Drive it is getting even more attention. And now Photos are getting the treatment on the website, too.

Apple publishes guide to check browser security while visiting iCloud website

Apple publishes guide to check browser security while visiting iCloud website

Recent events that have centered around Apple’s iCloud website have prompted the Cupertino-based company to publish a dedicated page on how to check your browser’s security while visiting websites.

Chinese government reportedly phishing iCloud account information

Chinese government reportedly phishing iCloud account information

According to a new report published on Monday, October 20, a large-scale phishing attempt has been focused on Apple’s iCloud website in China.

How to generate and manage app-specific passwords for iCloud

How to generate and manage app-specific passwords for iCloud

On October 1st, Apple increased the security of iCloud accounts by adding app-specific passwords, a feature of two-step verification that allow you to sign in to iCloud securely when you use third party apps.

Apple adds tool to check if Activation Lock is activated via iCloud website

Apple adds tool to check if Activation Lock is activated via iCloud website

Activation Lock is a tool that was introduced with iOS 7, and was subsequently turned on by default with the launch of iOS 8, and now Apple has launched a tool for individuals to find out if an iOS device has been locked to an account.

iCloud is down: some users reporting outage on Mac, iPhone and iPad [Update: Fixed]

iCloud is down: some users reporting outage on Mac, iPhone and iPad [Update: Fixed]

A number of Twitter users on Monday evening are reporting that iCloud is inaccessible due to what appears to be downtime affecting select Mac and iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners. The outage is ongoing in the United States, Canada and potentially other regions, as this downtime appears to be a more widescale problem.

Apple was made aware of iCloud ‘brute-force’ hacking method six months before celebrity photos were leaked

Apple was made aware of iCloud ‘brute-force’ hacking method six months before celebrity photos were leaked

In early September, a massive breach resulted in the leak of several celebrity photos in compromising and personal positions. The photos were attributed to iCloud accounts from which the photos had been ascertained. Now, a new report has surfaced stating that Apple was made aware of the method used to access the photos six months before they were leaked online.

iCloud.com could gain Photos app ahead of Photos for OS X release

iCloud.com could gain Photos app ahead of Photos for OS X release

With the release of Photos for OS X not slated until early next year, it seemed that there might be no way for Mac customers to view pictures from their iCloud Photo Library without using an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. A few different screenshots and error messages, however, reveal that Apple could soon be adding a Photos app to iCloud.com.

iCloud Storage Plans: 5GB vs. 20GB vs. 200GB vs. 500GB vs. 1TB

iCloud Storage Plans: 5GB vs. 20GB vs. 200GB vs. 500GB vs. 1TB

Apple has long advertised iCloud as being a cloud storage platform for iPhone, iPad and Mac, but it has never had a front-facing file management system like its main competitors in Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive. iCloud Drive is about to change that, making the service a much more competitive offering in the cloud storage space.

Reminder: Don’t enable iCloud Drive after upgrading to iOS 8

Reminder: Don’t enable iCloud Drive after upgrading to iOS 8

Apple is set to release its highly-anticipated iOS 8 software update for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models this afternoon, but there is one important recommendation that those upgrading should keep in mind: it is probably in your best interest to avoid enabling iCloud Drive on iOS 8 for the near future. Find out the reason why ahead.