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Topic: iCloud

Apple buys 18 'axis-based' user interface patents from Canadian holding company

01/31/2013, 03:01 pm

Apple last year bought a number of patents from Maya-Systems Inc. that cover an "intuitive way to display any virtual content in a superior manner."


Apple's iCloud sees more outages following iCloud Status webpage redesign [u]

12/17/2012, 06:12 pm

In what is becoming a monthly routine, Apple iCloud users are experiencing outages for a number of services, including email and syncing to the cloud.


Apple adds driving directions to 'Find My iPhone' app

12/11/2012, 02:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its Find My iPhone application to provide users with driving directions to a lost device's location.


Aerial photos offer overhead look at Apple's Oregon data center site

12/07/2012, 03:12 pm

Prying eyes have again taken to the skies to get a glimpse at what's next for Apple, this time visiting the location for the company's new data center in Prineville, Ore.


iTunes Match down as Apple's iCloud issues continue [u]

11/19/2012, 08:11 am

Only hours after a significant iMessage and FaceTime outage, Apple's iTunes Match was also unavailable Monday morning [update: back online].


Apple alerting users of reserved e-mail addresses

11/07/2012, 12:11 pm

Apple has begun sending out e-mails to existing and e-mail users to notify them that an account has been reserved with their established username.


Apple begins construction of iCloud data center in Prineville

10/19/2012, 04:10 pm

Apple has initiated the first construction phase of its new Prineville, Oregon, data center, with the huge complex expected to shoulder some of the iCloud traffic currently routed to the company's servers in Maiden, North Carolina.


Apple's expansions credited with boosting US office development

10/19/2012, 09:10 am

A rebound in construction of U.S. office space has been credited to technology companies such as Apple, as the iPhone maker prepares to build a massive new corporate headquarters in Cupertino, and also builds new operational facilities around the country.


Apple extends free iCloud storage to MobileMe users for extra year

10/05/2012, 07:10 pm

Apple on Friday sent out emails to former MobileMe members, informing them that their previous subscription-based allotment of storage will continue until September 30, 2013.


iCloud glitch offers users 25GB of storage space until 2050

09/30/2012, 10:09 pm

In what appears to be an internal error with Apple's iCloud management system, a number of users are seeing their accounts credited with 25GB of storage space, with the next renewal date coming up 38 years from now.


ABC News uses iCloud to track a stolen iPad to TSA officer's home

09/27/2012, 08:09 pm

An investigation into frequent thefts at American airport security screening checkpoints resulted in a stolen iPad being tracked to a TSA officer's home, using Apple's 'Find My Phone' iCloud service.


Apple buys 200 acres of land for $3M to build second NC solar farm

09/20/2012, 03:09 pm

Apple has purchased another 200 acres in North Carolina in order to build another solar farm to help power its massive iCloud data center.


First look: Passbook support in Mountain Lion 10.8.2

09/20/2012, 11:09 am

Apple's newly updated Mountain Lion Mac operating system contains built-in support for receiving and syncing Passbook passes via iCloud.


Aerial photos show Apple's massive NC solar farm near completion

09/14/2012, 03:09 pm

New photos captured from the sky show that Apple's massive solar farm set to power its North Carolina data center is almost finished.


Apple rolls out new iCloud site, brings Notes, Reminders out of beta

09/13/2012, 07:09 pm

Apple on Thursday rolled out an updated version of its iCloud web client to all users, with Calendar, Notes, Reminders and Find my iPhone all losing the "beta" tag.


Apple confirms 1.1% of iCloud users affected by mail outage

09/11/2012, 07:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced through its iCloud System Status Page that a small portion of users may be unable to access mail through the service.


Apple enhancing iCloud with new web apps, Lost Mode for iOS 6

09/10/2012, 02:09 pm

Apple is upgrading or expanding five web apps in its online iCloud portfolio, in preparation for iOS 6 which is expected to be unveiled on Wednesday.


San Francisco police fire gun, close school in chase to recover stolen iPhone

08/27/2012, 07:08 pm

Police tracked a stolen iPhone in San Francisco to what appeared to be a smartphone theft ring, firing a shot at suspects and briefly locking down an elementary school along the way.


Apple tech support 'socially engineered' in hack of journalist's iCloud account

08/05/2012, 09:08 pm

Tech reporter Mat Honan's iCloud account was compromised on Friday, wreaking havoc on both his personal machines as well as Gizmodo's Twitter feed, and it was discovered on Sunday that Apple tech support was partly to blame for the breach.


Apple confirms select iCloud users unable to access old emails

07/31/2012, 05:07 pm

In a system status update on the iCloud Support web page, Apple confirmed that some users may be affected by a temporary error where older emails are inaccessible.