iCloud News

iCloud.com Beta Gets a Huge Makeover – Inspired by iOS 7!

Posted on 14/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has just given their iCloud beta site a pretty dramatic makeover – and they took a leaf out of the iOS 7 design book to do it! As first noted by 9to5Mac, the beta.icloud.com site, available to all registered Apple developers and many consumers who have been invited to participate, has been completely redesigned with a flatter, smoother iOS 7-inspired look.


Apple Begins Inviting Non-Developers to Test iWork for iCloud Beta

Posted on 23/07/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s iWork for iCloud beta has been available to developers for over a month – but according to 9to5Mac, Apple is now inviting non-developers to begin testing the new cloud-based document editing suite as well. Emails intercepted by 9to5Mac reveal that users are being asked to test out the new service and provide feedback to Apple on its functionality.


iWork for iCloud Beta Now Available for Registered Apple Developers

Posted on 13/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has made the iWork for iCloud versions of Pages, Keynote and Numbers available to registered developers as a beta release. The new, browser-based version of Apple’s popular office suite was announced on Monday at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference.


Apple Unveils iWork for Cloud at WWDC 2013

Posted on 11/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Today, Apple unveiled a new version of iWork, and this time, it’s all based on the cloud – iCloud, that is! iWork for iCloud brings Apple’s full productivity suite to your browser, complete with full compatibility with Microsoft Office, the ability to create, edit, and share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, and more.


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

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

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

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

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.