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Topic: iCloud

iPhone 6s owners report losing messages, recent calls when restoring from iCloud

11/16/2015, 01:11 pm

Some people picking up a replacement iPhone 6s are finding that their Messages and Recent Calls data is missing after restoring from iCloud, according to numerous complaints.


Find My Friends comes to the Web via Apple's

10/21/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple's Find My Friends service can now be accessed from any mobile device, including a Windows PC, thanks to its debut on the portal.


Apple takes iWork for iCloud out of beta, adds features

10/15/2015, 06:10 pm

In conjunction with Thursday's iWork app updates for iOS and Mac, Apple has removed the beta tag previously adorning the icons of Pages, Numbers and Keynote in iCloud, while adding a number of new features like the ability to preview documents in mobile Safari and Android.


Apple, Inc. massively expanding its iCloud data centers in Nevada, Oregon

10/02/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple is rapidly building out large new cluster buildings its iCloud data center near Reno, Nevada, about four hours east of Silicon Valley. At the same time, the company has also bought another nearly 200 acres of land in Prineville, Oregon to continue parallel iCloud capacity expansion at that site.


Apple buys nearly 200 acres of land for Oregon data center expansion

09/29/2015, 05:09 pm

In line with rumors earlier this year, Apple last Friday closed on a $3.6 million purchase of nearly 200 acres of land in Prineville, Ore., a land grab that could double the size of existing iCloud data center operations in the region.


Apple switches on revamped iCloud subscription options, pushes 500GB users to 1TB

09/17/2015, 02:09 am

Apple on Wednesday made its updated iCloud storage plans active, improving some tiers while eliminating another and leaving the free default plan unchanged.


Apple working to boost cloud services with new, consolidated platform - report

09/15/2015, 12:09 pm

Apple has reportedly embarked upon a long-term internal project to unify the infrastructure that powers cloud offerings like Siri and Apple Maps, a sign that the company has begun to view services as a strategic lynchpin moving forward.


Apple begins storing Russian iCloud data within country, complying with new law - report

09/11/2015, 10:09 am

Apple is said to have partnered with a Russian data center to host iCloud data for users in that country, responding to a new law that went into effect on Sept. 1.


Apple cuts prices & upgrades iCloud storage plans, eliminates 500GB option

09/10/2015, 12:09 pm

As a part of sweeping changes to its product lineup, Apple has also restructed the prices and tiers for iCloud storage upgrades, making the service more competitive with alternatives like Google Drive.

64 comments gains options to restore files, contacts & calendar data

08/14/2015, 12:08 pm

Without fanfare, Apple recently updated to allow users to restore files, contacts, and/or calendars and reminders hosted on the service, opening up a recovery window for mistakes.


Apple adds to Seattle office footprint with new space at Two Union Square

07/20/2015, 11:07 am

Apple has signed a lease for the 44th and 45th floors of a Seattle office tower at Two Union Square, expanding its corporate footprint in a city largely dominated by companies like Amazon and Microsoft, a report said on Monday.


How to reset your Apple ID password

07/15/2015, 08:07 pm

With Apple ID responsible for iCloud, two-step verification, email preferences and basically all Apple Internet services, forgetting your password can be disastrous. Luckily, Apple built in a password reset method that involves only a few simple steps.


How to restore your iPhone from an iCloud backup

07/12/2015, 02:07 pm

Since the introduction of iOS 5 in 2011, Apple has provided a simple, yet powerful way to restore your iPhone from a previous iCloud backup via either iTunes on a Mac or directly on the device itself. AppleInsider takes you through the process step-by-step.


Apple gives Greek iCloud users 30 days free service in light of financial crisis

07/11/2015, 09:07 pm

To prevent an interruption in services, Apple is offering a free 30-day extension to paying iCloud subscribers in Greece currently unable to pay monthly fees due to capital control measures instituted in the region.


Greek capital controls put squeeze on iCloud, iTunes, App Store subscriptions

07/01/2015, 06:07 pm

In a move to preemptively thwart a cash exodus as its economy implodes, Greece earlier this week enacted capital control restrictions to titrate the outflow of money, limiting international credit card payments to Web services like Apple's App Store and iTunes.


Photos, iCloud Drive, iMessage, other online Apple services hit by slowdowns & outages [u]

07/01/2015, 02:07 pm

A series of Apple's online services suffered slowdowns on Wednesday, and may be completely inaccessible to some users, according to Apple's official system status page. [Updated]


How to backup your iPhone to Apple's iCloud

06/24/2015, 01:06 pm

When iPhone first launched, backing up data was a cumbersome process that required users to transfer their files to a Mac or PC via iTunes. Apple has since moved to the cloud with iCloud, providing an incredibly simple way to back up iPhones, iPads and iPods without a host computer.


Galway residents raise noise, energy concerns about Apple's Irish datacenter

06/18/2015, 12:06 pm

Some residents in the area of Apple's planned Irish datacenter have filed objections with the Galway County Council, arguing that the company's Environmental Impact Statement is "inadequate" and doesn't address a range of concerns, a report said on Thursday.


Apple to spend 'billions' on private network infrastructure in bid to increase cloud capacity

06/08/2015, 08:06 am

Apple has reportedly embarked on an ambitious project to create a new high-speed private network --powered by bespoke hardware and software -- between its datacenters in an effort to deal with the constantly-increasing demand for storage and transfer capacity in the cloud.


iCloud, iTunes again hit with global outages impacting important services [u]

06/02/2015, 12:06 pm

A Tuesday iCloud outage is preventing some people from accessing services like calendars or mail, or even logging into iCloud in the first place, according to numerous complaints on Twitter and received by AppleInsider.