Users of iTunes, the App Store, and a number of other iCloud-related services are reporting issues being able to purchase, update, or access apps on the App Store on iOS devices and Macs. Services with issues include the iTunes Store, iBooks Store, iCloud Drive, and iWork for iCloud.
Apple to Begin Integrating Swift Into Its iCloud and OS X Development, Says Apple Exec Craig Federighi
While Apple has promoted the Swift programming language to third-party developers for their apps, it hasn’t done much in the way of using it for their own home-cooking. Apple senior VP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi says that’s changing.
Apple on Friday released iCloud for Windows 5, which includes support for iCloud Photo Library, and two-factor Apple ID authentication.
Apple has finally removed the beta label from iWork for iCloud, and has also added a number of new features to the web-based productivity suite.
If you own a 16GB or smaller iOS device, it’s likely that you were looking forward to reaping the benefits of iOS 9’s new “app slicing” feature. So where the heck is it?
Apple has added a new data restoration feature to iCloud.com, allowing users to restore deleted files, calendars, and contacts.
A number of users on Twitter are reporting issues with Apple Music, Beats 1, iTunes, and the App Store. MacTrast has confirmed the issues, as we were unable to listen to the Beats 1 radio station, receiving an error message.
In the midst of the ongoing Greek financial crisis, the capital controls the Greek government has slapped on residents preventing them from making payments abroad means Greek iCloud subscribers have been unable to make payments to renew their premium storage plans.
Greece’s Emergency Banking Controls Prevent Customers from Renewing iCloud Subscriptions or Making iTunes Purchases
Greece’s financial meltdown has led to a ban on overseas payments or transfers, leading to iCloud, iTunes and App Store customers being unable to renew subscriptions or make purchases.
A number of Apple’s online services were hit by slowdown and outages on Wednesday, with some users reporting slow performance, while other reported the services were completely inaccessible.
Users are experiencing issues with a number of iCloud-related services. The services have had issues since around 1:30AM Central Time.
If you know 24,999 people, and you’ve been worry about meeting a new friend because Apple has limited the number of contacts stored in iCloud to 25,000, feel free to mingle. The company has raised the limit to 50,000. Now start shaking hands.
It’s not bad enough that you may get your iPhone or iPad stolen, now you may have to deal with those same crooks trying to trick you into helping them unlock the stolen device!
Microsoft has updated its Office for iOS suite of apps, adding support for Apple’s iCloud to the Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps.
Apple has now opened up the browser-based iWork for iCloud productivity suite on beta.icloud.com to anyone with an Apple ID, no matter what system they run.
Apple just expanded their two-step iCloud authentication to cover FaceTime and iMessage. The Guardian reports that signing into an iMessage or FaceTime account will require users to input an authentication code from a verified device on any iCloud accounts that have two-factor verification turned on.