Apple’s iCloud services are down for many users, and look to have been down for over an hour as of this post.
Several reports from users earlier today indicated Apple’s iCloud Mail service was experiencing difficulties. Apple has now updated their System Status Page to indicate that some users are indeed experiencing an outage.
Apple had previously only encrypted emails sent between iCloud users, and the company has now added that encryption to emails sent between iCloud and third-party services for me. com and mac.com email addresses.
Apple’s system status page is noting that a small amount of users are experiencing an iCloud Mail outage. Apple reports the outage, which has lasted for over 17 hours, affects approximately 0.1% of all users. 9to5Mac reports that users affected by…
Yesterday we reported that a number of iOS and Mac users in Australia were reporting that their iOS devices and Macs had been remotely locked by hackers demanding ransom to allow access to the devices.
A growing number of Australian iOS and Mac users have found their devices have been remotely locked and are being held for ransom. Hackers have locked the devices remotely via iCloud, and the compromised devices are displaying a warning message offering to unlock the device if a ransom is paid.
Two hackers from the Netherlands and Morocco, claim to have compromised the security of Apple’s iCloud based Activation Lock system to lock iOS devices.
iWork for iCloud users will see an update to the online office suite today, as Apple has added a range of new features to their online versions of Pages, Keynote, and Numbers.
Apple has updated its iWork office suite across all platforms today, including Mac, iOS, and iCloud. The iCloud versions were the first to get an update, and now the Mac and iOS updates are also beginning to show up.
A new report says Apple may be looking to expand iCloud in iOS 8 by debuting iOS versions of OS X apps Preview and TextEdit. These additions, along with improved tools for developers who wish to integrate iCloud into their apps, are expected with the debut of iOS 8 later this year.
Apple warned you twice, and now it’s gone. As planned, Apple today has reduced the 25 GB of free iCloud storage given to former paid MobileMe down to 5 GB. If you had more than 5 GB of data being stored in iCloud, you’ll find that iCloud is no longer working for you.
Apple has started posting the status of its iOS Device Activation servers on its iCloud Status page. This will be a great spot to check if you’re having problems activating your new iOS device.
Apple has gone public with their iOS 7 inspired redesign of iCloud.com. The site has had a complete facelift, taking much of it’s new design cues from Apple’s iOS 7 operating system, due to be released on Wednesday.
It appears that Apple’s iWork for iCloud public beta has been so popular, that Apple has had to begun limiting access. So, that was totally unexpected, huh?
Apple has opened up the “iWork for iCloud” beta to all iCloud.com users, allowing them the chance to try out browser-based versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynote.
Apple’s iCloud system status webpage shows multiple services down for some users. The services include iMessage, Backup, Photo Stream, Documents in the Cloud, and Photo Journals. According to the webpage, the outage began around 12:30 AM ET.