iCloud

PSA: Some iCloud Services Experiencing Performance Issues [Updated]

PSA: Some iCloud Services Experiencing Performance Issues [Updated]

It has not even been a week since the last time Apple had to update its official system status page to reflect an issue. But here we are again, with a few different iCloud services currently experiencing issues.

Former High School Teacher Sentenced to 34 Months in Prison Over Celebrity iCloud Hack

Former High School Teacher Sentenced to 34 Months in Prison Over Celebrity iCloud Hack

It has been several years since “Celebgate” was a thing. The massive data breach was major news for quite some time.

Report Exposes Massive Effort by Hackers and Others to Bypass iCloud-Locked iPhones

Report Exposes Massive Effort by Hackers and Others to Bypass iCloud-Locked iPhones

Apple introduced more detailed security features in iOS (and macOS) devices to try and deter device theft and illegitimate access to iCloud accounts.

Apple Releases Updated Version of iCloud for Windows, May Fix Compatibility Issues

Apple Releases Updated Version of iCloud for Windows, May Fix Compatibility Issues

Microsoft recently surpassed Apple as the most valuable company in the United States, but it hasn’t been all good news for the company this month.

Microsoft, Apple Working on a ‘Compatible Version’ of iCloud for Windows Following Latest Update

Microsoft, Apple Working on a ‘Compatible Version’ of iCloud for Windows Following Latest Update

If you are using a Windows machine, then you may have run into an issue updating to the desktop operating system’s latest version in more than one occasion.

Apple Currently Facing iCloud Issues Across Several Services

Apple Currently Facing iCloud Issues Across Several Services

It has been a bit of time since some kind of outage hit iCloud services, but here we are just before October wraps up and the company is seeing several yellow lights across its services page.

Apple Offering Free Month of Paid iCloud Storage to Non-Paying Customers

Apple Offering Free Month of Paid iCloud Storage to Non-Paying Customers

Apple is offering a free month of paid iCloud storage to customers who have nearly exhausted their free 5GB quota and are not subscribed to one of its paid storage plans. While the first month is free, after that, users will automatically be charged either $0.99 per month for 50GB of iCloud storage space or $2.99/month for 200GB of space depending on the storage tier they selected for the trial.

iOS 12 Wishlist: iCloud Overhaul And More Free Storage

iOS 12 Wishlist: iCloud Overhaul And More Free Storage

iCloud service launched in 2011 with iOS 5. Since then, the free iCloud tier has stayed at 5 GB. It’s been 7 years of not so substantial iCloud upgrades. While the iCloud sync is way more reliable, iCloud’s feature set has remained the same over all these years. If Apple is serious about Apple services, iCloud needs to be much better.

Apple Goes Open Source With its Cloud Database FoundationDB

Apple Goes Open Source With its Cloud Database FoundationDB

Apple has decided to move into the open source space with one more project, bringing FoundationDB, its cloud database, over to GitHub.

Apple Announces Students Will Get 200GB of iCloud Storage for Free

Apple Announces Students Will Get 200GB of iCloud Storage for Free

Apple’s education event wrapped up recently. The company announced a new piece of hardware, as well as new focuses on software, and even a nice bonus for students when it comes to cloud storage.