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Topic: iCloud

Apple's iCloud services suffer outage for some users [u: resolved]

03/14/2019, 01:03 pm

A number of Apple's cloud services are experiencing an outage, with the iPhone maker acknowledging the existence of issues affecting some users of News, Photos, Find My iPhone, and various key iCloud functions.

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Apple's services revenue will double, adding $6 to earnings per share by 2021

03/14/2019, 09:03 am

A multitude of factors support the idea of services, like a new streaming video platform, adding $6 to Apple's earnings per share by its 2021 fiscal year, Cowen analysts said in resuming coverage on Thursday.

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Crime blotter: iCloud catches a BMW thief, NFL player's iPad pinched, and more

03/03/2019, 08:03 am

A theft and chase at the first Apple Store, an NFL star's iPad is taken, and massive thefts from Best Buy and Walmart in Florida, all in this week's roundup of Apple crime.

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'Celebgate' iCloud hack perpetrator sentenced to 34 months in prison

03/01/2019, 01:03 pm

A hacker who pleaded guilty for his part in the 'Celebgate' hack, involving phishing for credentials and attempting to access more than 200 iCloud, Yahoo, and Facebook accounts controlled by celebrities and other users, has been sentenced to almost three years in prison.

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Electronic Frontier Foundation 'Fix it Already' program demands fixes to security & privacy problems

02/28/2019, 01:02 pm

The Electronic Frontier Foundation on Thursday launched "Fix It Already," a campaign directed at nine tech companies including Apple, pressuring them to solve privacy and security issues with their platforms.

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Amazon buys Eero, March 25 for 'Apple News Magazines,' and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

02/15/2019, 08:02 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about digital data security and how protecting your privacy is getting harder, and whether or not it makes sense for Apple to start making their own Wi-Fi routers again.

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There is no difference between how Apple is handling Roger Stone's or the San Bernardino shooter's iCloud data

02/08/2019, 02:02 pm

Once again, social media is ablaze with accusations that Roger Stone and the San Bernardino shooters are being treated differently by Apple in regards to iCloud data -- but in the real world, there is no difference between how the iCloud data turnover was handled by Apple. AppleInsider breaks it down.

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Apple agrees to bend to Russian law and store user data on local servers

02/01/2019, 12:02 pm

Apple will at last comply with a 2014 Russian law requiring data on citizens to be stored on local servers -- something that could affect both Apple and the country's political dissidents.

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Court rules man must be given access to husband's iCloud photos

01/27/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple must provide a man access to the iCloud account of his late husband so he can retrieve family photos shot with an iPhone and a dedicated camera, a New York judge has ruled.

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Japan could expand local privacy rules to cover multinationals like Apple

01/21/2019, 12:01 pm

Japan should consider legal changes so it can enforce domestic privacy rules on foreign tech firms like Apple and Google, according to a government communications panel.

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Apple's FoundationDB takes new Record Layer open source, confirms tech underpins CloudKit

01/14/2019, 06:01 pm

Apple database arm FoundationDB on Monday announced the open source release of FoundationDB Record Layer, a relational database management technology that powers CloudKit.

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Adding iTunes to Samsung TV is a great move in Apple's long game that it has been playing for years

01/07/2019, 10:01 am

This will hurt sales of Apple TV 4K but in every other way, but adding iTunes Movies and TV Shows to Samsung television sets fits what Apple has been doing since at least the first days of the iPod. And, it's not over yet -- AppleInsider examines the origins of Apple's plan and just how it's setting the firm up for the future.

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Apple cloud services executive Patrick Gates departs for stealth startup Humane

01/03/2019, 04:01 pm

Stealth startup Humane, founded by a pair of former Apple executives, last month announced longtime Apple cloud services engineer Patrick Gates had joined the company as chief technology officer.

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Alleged iCloud spy chips, plus a new iPad Pro, Mac mini & MacBook Air -- Apple's October 2018 in review

12/31/2018, 03:12 pm

October 2018 saw Apple host an iPad Pro, Mac mini, and MacBook Air refresh event -- but Bloomberg dropped an iffy China iCloud spy chip bombshell. Plus, Kanye West elected himself as an unofficial Apple spokesman. All this and more, in Apple's October 2018 in review.

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If you're funding an Apple ID through Christmas Eve, here's how to get a 10 percent bonus

12/21/2018, 12:12 pm

A program where Apple was giving a 10 percent bonus on adding funds to an Apple ID account has not just been extended through Christmas Eve, but has been opened to more countries as well.

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Super Micro found no evidence of iCloud spy chips after audit

12/11/2018, 07:12 am

The supplier at the heart of Bloomberg's contentious iCloud spy chip story has completed its promised audit, and has told customers that it found no evidence of server tampering.

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iCloud for Windows updates to fix critical issues with Windows 10 October update

11/27/2018, 05:11 pm

A fresh version of iCloud for Windows, 7.8.1, is now available from Apple, and appears to solve serious compatibility problems with Microsoft's October 2018 update for Windows 10.

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Apple's iCloud for Windows users can't get the latest Windows 10 update because of nasty bug

11/19/2018, 08:11 am

Microsoft is actively preventing users of Apple's iCloud for Windows tool from updating Windows 10 to the latest build, with a new warning for version 1809 of the Microsoft operating system advising the iCloud software is not currently supported.

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How to make the most of iCloud's sharing and collaboration tools

11/12/2018, 10:11 am

Apple has many times talked up how you can have two people collaborating on the same document at the same time using iCloud. However, it doesn't seem that collaboration is a big thing inside the company because if it were, Apple people would've surely fixed an enormous missing feature.

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How to share iCloud Photo Library photos with anyone, and revoke permission

11/04/2018, 09:11 am

One of the smaller reasons to flip on Apple's iCloud Photo Library is easier sharing with people who may not have an Apple device, or who might not be as technically savvy -- here's how to make that happen.

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