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How to back up your data and move it to your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus

09/19/2014, 12:11:31 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are making their way into consumers' hands today, and one of the first tasks for iPhone owners will be moving their content to their new device. AppleInsider walks you through the process of backing up and restoring data using iCloud and iTunes.

How to start an iOS 8 Family Sharing account to share apps, music, movies & more

09/18/2014, 08:49:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Once users are running iOS 8 on their iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, they'll be able to share all iTunes account purchases, including apps, music and movies, between up to six people in their family.

Apple says incapable of decrypting iOS 8 user data, even for government agencies

09/17/2014, 11:33:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Among the privacy policies outlined by Apple in a new privacy policy webpage on Wednesday is an iOS 8 feature that makes it technically impossible for the company to decrypt a device to harvest user data, even if law enforcement agencies request it.

Tim Cook touts new Apple privacy policies in open letter to customers

09/17/2014, 09:53:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple on Wednesday updated its customer privacy webpage to reflect new security initiatives, highlighting a letter written by CEO Tim Cook, who restated the company's business is in selling products, not harvesting data.

Apple updates iWork for iOS suite with support for iOS 8, stability fixes

09/17/2014, 09:14:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Following the release of iOS 8 on Wednesday, Apple rolled out updates for its iWork productivity app suite, bringing the titles up to speed with the company's latest mobile operating system.

Apple updates iMovie for iOS with new filters, speed controls, Photo app integration, more

09/17/2014, 08:07:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Continuing its ongoing first-party iOS app updates, Apple on Wednesday released a new version of iMovie that introduces a slew of editing features alongside support for iOS 8.

Apple issues iOS 8 compatibility updates for Beats Music, Find My Friends, others

09/17/2014, 02:27:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

In sync with the public rollout of its next-generation mobile operating system, Apple on Wednesday released updates for each of its first-party iOS apps that bring minor tweaks and fixes for compatibility with iOS 8.

How to use iOS 8 Continuity between your iPhone & iPad for calls, texts, apps & more

09/17/2014, 01:31:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Once updated to iOS 8, recent iPhones and iPads will play nicely with each other, allowing users to do new functions like answering a phone call or sending an SMS message via their iPhone without having to put down their iPad, or start an email on one device before finishing it on the other.

Apple launches iOS 8 for iPhone & iPad with third-party keyboards, widgets, Continuity & more

09/17/2014, 01:03:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's hotly anticipated free iOS 8 update for iPhone and iPad is now available to download, giving users access to a wide range of new features including third-party keyboard support, Notification Center widgets, extensions, Hey Siri hands-free voice activation, and much more.

Apple to introduce app-specific passwords for iCloud-connected titles

09/16/2014, 10:20:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Come October, Apple's iCloud will have yet another layer of protection, as the company is scheduled to implement app-specific passwords for third-party programs tying in to the cloud service.

Apple's new Watch, Apple Pay and iPhone 6 met with nervous mocking by competitors

09/16/2014, 07:09:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Every new product Apple unveiled last week has ignited vocal, public derision from a series of threatened competitors, including Samsung, luxury watch maker LVMH and PayPal. However, their attempts to direct attention away from Apple may likely backfire, just like earlier attempts to demonize Siri, Maps, iCloud and Touch ID.

Apple activates two-step authentication for iCloud Web portal

09/16/2014, 06:34:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

In a bid to secure its online consumer services, Apple on Tuesday activated two-factor authentication for iCloud.com access, allowing only basic access to Find My iPhone for those opted-in to the security layer.

PayPal questions Apple Pay security in new ad, uses iCloud celebrity photo debacle as ammunition

09/15/2014, 06:11:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Ahead of Apple's Apple Pay release, mobile and online payments stalwart PayPal on Monday took out a full-page ad in The New York Times, warning consumers of Apple's security practices by alluding to the recent leak of photos stolen from celebrity iCloud accounts.

Apple releases new OS X Yosemite betas for developers, public beta participants

09/15/2014, 02:20:10 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

With the next version of Apple's flagship desktop operating system nearing release, new preview versions of OS X Yosemite were seeded to both registered Mac developers as well as participants of the public beta program.

Apple Watch, AirDrop, iBeacon & Continuity coax advanced features from Bluetooth & WiFi

09/15/2014, 04:37:08 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Over the past few years, Apple has released a series of OS technologies that connect devices using Bluetooth, WiFi or a combination of the two wireless technologies. Here's how the new Apple Watch--as well as AirDrop, iBeacon and the new Continuity features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite--work to deliver simple, efficient and fast wireless connectivity, in marked contrast to Google's rival efforts for Android.

How to back up and prepare your old iPhone for sale or trade-in ahead of Apple's iPhone 6 launch

09/11/2014, 08:57:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

With preorders for Apple's next-generation iPhone beginning tonight, AppleInsider takes a look at the precautions iPhone owners planning to sell or trade their old handset for a brand-new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus need to take before divesting themselves of their passť device.

Apple offering existing iCloud storage customers grandfathered capacities, cheaper rates

09/10/2014, 10:37:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As part of its new iCloud storage pricing initiative, Apple is allowing existing subscribers to keep "legacy" plans while paying a cheaper annual fee than they would if signed on to the monthly rates introduced on Wednesday.

Apple adds iCloud Drive and Settings to iCloud.com beta webpage

09/10/2014, 09:07:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Wednesday added two new assets to its iCloud.com beta webpage ahead of its upcoming public debut, bringing iCloud Drive access and a new dedicated Settings page to the Web portal.

Apple rolls out new iCloud storage pricing plans, tops out at 1TB for $20 per month

09/10/2014, 07:17:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Following the unveiling of official pricing tiers for its iCloud storage plans, Apple on Wednesday took the new plans live, offering users up to one terabyte of space for $20 per month.

Apple's redesigned desktop and mobile websites are heavy on images, animations

09/09/2014, 04:59:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Coming on the heels of Apple's big iPhone 6 and Apple Watch reveal, the company on Tuesday launched redesigned versions of its official desktop and mobile websites, with a streamlined interface and enhanced animations.