iCloud News

Apple Releases Find My Friends For iOS

Posted on 12/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has just released Find My Friends – a new iCloud-based iOS app that lets you locate your friends on a map, as well as share your location with them. The new service is integrated with Contacts and Maps, making it easy to find the best route to a certain place (or person).


iCloud Is Here – What You Need To Know

Posted on 11/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

After months of waiting, Apple will finally be releasing their iCloud service tomorrow alongside iOS 5. iCloud is Apple’s replacement for MobileMe, and features a few changes that you may want to be aware of. Here’s what you need to know.


Apple Announces “Find My Friends” Feature In iOS 5

Posted on 04/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s iPhone media event today played host to a number of cool announcements, including the new Siri artificial-intelligence powered personal assistant and the iPhone 4S. Apple also introduced a new feature of iOS 5 called Find My Friends, which can help you locate other iPhone, iPod touch & iPad users in real-time.


Apple Seeds iWork for iOS Beta 4 To Developers

Posted on 01/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Following a new build of iTunes 10.5 beta and OS X Lion 10.7.2 beta to developers, Apple has now posted iWork for iOS beta 4 in the Apple Developer Center, further refining iCloud support in their mobile productivity suite.


Apple Prematurely Sends “Welcome to iCloud” Emails

Posted on 01/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

With Apple expected to launch their iCloud service and iOS 5 any time on or after their October 4th media event, the company has apparently prematurely sent out Welcome to iCloud” emails to some users.


Apple Wipes iTunes Match Data Ahead Of iOS 5 GM

Posted on 26/09/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple reset all iCloud libraries related to iTunes Match about 15 minutes ago. This follows Apple’s wiping of all iCloud device backup data on Thursday, September 22nd, and likely indicates that Apple intends to release the iOS 5 Gold Master very soon.


Facebook’s New Spotify Partnership: A Threat To iTunes?

Posted on 22/09/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at the Facebook F8 developer summit today, unveiling a number of new Facebook features. Some of the most notable changes include integration with music streaming services, which Facebook might be usning to challenge Apple and their upcoming iCloud and iTunes Match features.


Apple Seeds OS X 10.7.2 Build 11c57 To Developers

Posted on 16/09/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has begun seeding another iCloud-integrated OS X 10.7.2 build, 11c57 to registered Mac developers for testing. The previous 10.7.2 seed rolled out only 5 days ago, suggesting that Apple is picking up the pace, perhaps nearing a release of OS X 10.7.2 and iCloud.


Apple May Restore Discountinued MobileMe Features To iCloud

Posted on 12/09/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s new iCloud service, announced at their World-Wide Developer’s Conference in June, promises to add several new features to the company’s previous MobieMe offering, while making the service free (previously $99/year).