iCloud

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.

Several iCloud Services are Facing Issues

Several iCloud Services are Facing Issues

Apple’s iCloud service isn’t a stranger to outages and issues, unfortunately, but today’s is casting a wide net across several different services.

Some International Accounts Have Been Included in the Chinese iCloud Data Migration Program

Some International Accounts Have Been Included in the Chinese iCloud Data Migration Program

Apple announced yesterday that users living in China will have their iCloud data migrated to a local server under the periphery of Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD). This move was marked as controversial given that GCBD is owned by the Guizhou provincial government. The general consensus is that any Chinese government is notoriously lax when it comes to user privacy laws.

Apple Notes and iWork Sharing Feature Facing iCloud Outage

Apple Notes and iWork Sharing Feature Facing iCloud Outage

If you are using the sharing feature with either Apple’s Notes app, or the suite of iWork apps, but running into an inability to actually share anything, you aren’t alone.