After a difficult beginning, iCloud has really taken off, and, according to Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer, now has over 85M subscribers, which outnumbers the combined sales total of Apple devices.
Independent iPhone developer Chris Simpson has released a handy new app called QuasiDisk, allowing you to store and sync files between your Mac and iOS devices using iCloud, Dropbox style!
A serious Apple ID outage this morning saw many users unable to log into their accounts, receiving a message stating: “The Apple ID you entered couldn’t be found or your password was incorrect. Please try again.”
Apple released an update to their Keynote presentation software yesterday evening, bringing the version up to 5.1.1 and improving how the app handles large documents.
Apple has advertised their new iCloud service as doing a number of things, such as syncing contacts, calendars, and even iWork documents. iCloud has one unique feature that Apple hasn’t spoken up about, however: a Dropbox-like way to sync files across multiple Macs.
Flipboard has just released the latest version of their popular iPad news reader, adding a new “Flipboard Account” feature (which lets you sync content across devices). The company is also working on an iPhone version, which is expected to arrive soon.
Among iTunes Match’s more intriguing features is its ability to upgrade all of their matched music to 256Kbps. While iTunes doesn’t provide a push-button wat to di this (yet), it is nevertheless quite possible. Here’s how it’s done.
Following Apple’s clearing of developer iTunes Match libraries on Saturday, the company has now seeded developers with iTunes 10.5.1 Beta 3. The update includes numerous stability and performance improvements for iTunes Match.
iCloud is currently experiencing a widespread outage, as confirmed by Apple on their iCloud status page. As a result, many iCloud users unable to access mail and other services through either the iCloud website or via apps on Mac or iOS.
iTunes Match, Apple’s highly anticipated new music service, is nearly ready to launch. In a recent email to developers, Apple announced they’ll be deleting developer iTunes Match libraries tomorrow, November 12th, in preparation for the launch.
AutoDesk has released an updated version of their popular SketchBook Pro artistic software for iOS and Mac. The update brings full iCloud support, allowing you to save and view projects on iCloud.
iTunes Match libraries will be wiped today, suggesting that Apple is preparing to launch the service soon. The message instructs developers testing the service to turn of iTunes Match on their computers and iOS devices while the libraries are being cleared.
Despite prior reports casting doubt on the possibility of merging Apple IDs, a new report suggests that Apple is still working on the problem.
Before Apple developed iCloud, Steve Jobs scheduled a personal meeting with Dropbox founders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi. Jobs discussed the possibility of a nine-digit buyout of Dropbox, but the two co-founders declined his offer.
Although hope surfaced back in September that Apple would soon allow users to merge their Apple IDs, a new report from MacRumors suggests that Apple won’t be offering this any time soon.
Reports from both the LA Times and the Wall Street Journal indicate that Apple is currently in talks with movie studios to store and possibly stream movies through iCloud as early as late this year.