iCloud News

Maps, iBooks, iCloud Keychain Announced for OS X Mavericks

Posted on 10/06/2013 by Chris Hauk


Also announced at WWDC 2013 are new features coming to OS X Mavericks. In the next major version of OS X, users will be able to access Apple’s Maps and iBooks platforms, and can also use iCloud to cloud-sync password and login information.


How to Enable Two-Step Verification for Your Apple ID

Posted on 22/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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If you’re looking for a way to secure your Apple ID against hijacking and password theft, enabling Apple’s new two-step authentication is a huge step in the right direction. This adds a second layer of protection on top of your password, ensuring that only you are able to make purchases or modify information in your Apple account.


Massive Apple ID Security Hole Allows Password Resets Using Only Your Email Address and Date of Birth

Posted on 22/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s introduction of two-step authentication for Apple IDs was a great step forward in helping users protect their account security – but according to The Verge, a new security bug has been discovered which allows anyone to reset your Apple ID password using only your email address and password. Notably, the issue only affects customers who have NOT enabled two-step verification.

Apple Finally Adds Two-Step Verification for Apple ID and iCloud Logins

Posted on 21/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s iCloud and Apple ID security has been behind for a long time – but today, Apple has finally decided to beef up their security by adding the option for two-step verification for iCloud and Apple ID logins. Two-step verification adds an additional security code on top of your password, which is required to log in and make changes to your account.


Adobe CTO Jumps Ship to Become Apple’s New VP of Technology

Posted on 19/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple and Adobe haven’t always gotten along well in the past, especially when it comes to Flash Player (Steve Jobs was publicly vocal about his disdain for Flash Player, especially on iOS devices) – but according to CNBC, Adobe’s Chief Technology Office will be abandoning his position at Adobe in favor of a new role on Apple’s executive team.


Shared Reminders Now Enabled on iCloud.com

Posted on 16/10/2012 by Chris Hauk

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While OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 users have been able to share their reminders with others via the native reminders app, Windows users and others have been unable to setup shared reminders. Now Apple has taken steps to remedy that.


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