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Topic: iCloud

iCloud.com gains options to restore files, contacts & calendar data

08/14/2015, 12:08 pm

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Apple's iCloud experiences hours-long global outage and service slowdowns [u]

05/21/2015, 07:05 am

Apple's iCloud took a hit late Wednesday night as users from around the world experienced trouble with multiple services due to an unknown issue, ultimately resolved some seven hours later.

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Apple to hire up to 500 more workers for Mesa, Ariz. 'global command center'

05/19/2015, 06:05 pm

Months after Apple announced plans to build a "global command center" on the site of its failed sapphire production facility in Mesa, Ariz., a report on Tuesday says the company is looking to hire up to 500 extra workers to complete and maintain the project.

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Apple once again tops in tech for environmentally-friendly datacenters, Greenpeace says

05/12/2015, 12:05 pm

Apple continues to outpace its Silicon Valley brethren when it comes to making environmentally conscious choices for its expanding datacenter footprint, according to Greenpeace's annual cloud computing report.

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How to enable Apple's Handoff feature between your iOS devices and Mac

04/18/2015, 12:04 pm

One of the key features of Continuity across Apple devices is Handoff. Handoff allows Apple's first-party apps and any third party developers to send an app's data seamlessly between devices so you can "pick up where you left off."

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How to enable SMS text messaging through Continuity on iPad and Mac

04/04/2015, 06:04 am

Apple first introduced iMessage to the iPhone and iPad with iOS 5, and now with iOS 8.1 and OS X Yosemite, SMS messages from any phone can be managed across all your connected devices.

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Inside iCloud: Apple Inc has quietly doubled its Reno, Nevada data center site

03/29/2015, 06:03 pm

Apple has greatly expanded its data center near Reno, Nev., about four hours east of Silicon Valley. However, it appears that the company's aggressive growth in iCloud server capacity is only just getting started, with massive room for expansion surrounding the facilities.

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Apple issues apology as iTunes & App Store outage persists for 7+ hours

03/11/2015, 01:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued a rare public apology to customers, as the company's high-profile digital storefronts continue to suffer hours-long global outages sparked by what Apple is calling an "internal DNS error."

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Apple's iWork for iCloud goes platform agnostic, open to everyone

02/26/2015, 05:02 pm

Apple on Thursday removed the beta tag from its Apple ID creation tool, granting anyone, on any platform access to access to the iWork for iCloud Web-based productivity suite.

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Apple pouring 1.7 billion euros into new data centers in Ireland and Denmark

02/23/2015, 04:02 am

Apple on Monday announced a multi-billion euro data center project that will add new state-of-the-art facilities in County Galway, Ireland and Denmark's Jutland peninsula to the company's roster in 2017, with both locations powered exclusively by renewable energy.

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