Apple has sent an email to customers announcing that their iWork.com public beta will be shutting down on July 31, 2012. The move is part of Apple’s ongoing transition to iCloud, which is designed to replace the functions that iWork.com once served.
Apple has released a new ad based around iCloud and how it automatically syncs all you devices. The ad shows off iTunes, photo stream, calendars and Flipboard all being used and synced with different devices.
Apple has suspended MobileMe and iCloud push email services in Germany due to an ongoing patent dispute with Motorola over the services. Contacts and calendars, on the other hand, will continue to sync normally.
Improved support and integration with iCloud is just one of many improvements in Mountain Lion. Improvements include the addition of iCloud document storage for both built-in and third-party apps.
After reaching 85 million users at the end of January, iCloud has now broken the 100 million user mark. CEO Tim Cook announced the news in his speech at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.
Reference to ZFS have recently been discovered in iOS, But what could Apple really hope to gain by implementing ZFS in their iOS devices? One promising possibility is to improve iCloud performance in iOS devices.
In a continuation of their ongoing legal battle against Apple, Motorola has filed a new lawsuit against Apple in Florida’s Southern District, claiming that the iPhone 4S and iCloud violate six separate Motorola patents.
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.