google
How Google One Actually Stacks Up to the Cloud Competition

These days it’s hard to do without a little bit of cloud storage space, whether it’s for your holiday photos or your digital music, and Google just revamped its offerings with new price points, a new name, and some new extras. So how does Google One stack up against what you can get from Apple, Microsoft, and others? Read More >>

apple
Apple Moves Chinese iCloud Encryption Keys to China, Worrying Privacy Advocates

Apple has moved encryption keys for mainland Chinese iCloud users to China, potentially enabling much easier access to data for the nation’s heavy-handed authorities and worrying privacy advocates. Read More >>

guides
The Best Cloud Storage For Every Need

Thanks to dropping storage prices, speedier internet, and slicker software, you’ve now got a plethora of choices when it comes to keeping your files in the cloud, safe from harm and ready on demand. Yet there are a lot of different services, and while they can all handle your storage needs, they are not all created equal. Some work better for photo fans, while others are a better option if you’re hoarding thousands of MP3s. Read More >>

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How to Stop iCloud Calendar Spam

For the last few weeks, I’ve noticed that I’ve been getting an influx of spam calendar invitations to my iCloud account, often from random counterfeit retailers. “Save 20% on UGGs” one says. “$19.99 Ray-ban&Oakley Sunglasses,” says another. Read More >>

crime
‘Fappening’ Hacker Who Stole Celebrity Nudes Gets 18 Months in Prison

Ryan Collins, the Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to a felony hacking charge earlier this year in connection with the 2014 celebrity nude photo leak known as “The Fappening,” has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, authorities announced on Thursday. Read More >>

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Apple iCloud 2TB Option Will Slow the March of Pesky “Storage Full” Notifications

We're just a few days out from the Apple September iPhone event, and the company seems already keen to find ways to mitigate that humongous impending tax bill. It's updated its iCloud cloud storage plans to offer Apple device users a 2TB option. Read More >>

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Apple’s iCloud Will Apparently Partly Run on Google’s Servers

It’s not just you that needs to upgrade your iCloud storage. A new set of reports claims that Apple has had to sign up with Google’s Cloud Platform to help power its own cloud storage service. Read More >>

security
‘The Fappening’ iCloud Hacker Could Serve Just 18 Months

Ryan Collins, aka the guy who leaked those naked pictures you've probably seen of Kate Upton and Jennifer Lawrence (and lots more really, really good-looking celebs), has pled guilty in court. The 36-year-old from Pennsylvania has been charged with felony computer hacking and one count of unauthorised access to a protected computer to obtain information. Read More >>

storage
Nest Your Cloud Storage Folders for Extra Backups

The likes of Google, Microsoft, Apple, Dropbox, and Box are falling over themselves to offer you straightforward cloud storage and syncing services. If you’ve signed up for two or three of these apps, then you can easily combine them to create extra online copies of your files, just in case one of them goes down at an inopportune time. Read More >>

photography
The Best Ways to Organise All Your Digital Photos

Thanks to digital photography, everyone has a camera in their pocket and pictures are now instantly accessible and shareable. The only drawback is the hassle of managing so many snaps and all the more apps and services that make it even more confusing. Here are the tools you need to know to bring order to your digital photography chaos. Read More >>

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How To Bring Back Deleted Contacts, Photos and Files With iCloud.com

Little by little, Apple is upgrading the online iCloud portal to bring its features up to speed with comparable services like Google Drive or Dropbox. Its file recovery powers recently got a boost, with added options to restore contacts and calendars. Here’s how to find the settings you need. Read More >>

how to
The Complete Guide to Clearing Space on Your Smartphone

It’s one of the most unwelcome alerts you can expect on your mobile device: storage space is running low. That means no more room for your photos, your offline playlists, and myriad problems updating your apps and OS. If you find yourself in such a predicament, don’t panic: here’s how to navigate your way out. Read More >>

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Apple Store Genius Bars Will Use Algorithms to Decide if Your Broken iPhone is a Priority

The Apple Store Genius Bar system for the most part is great -- it's your one-stop shop for getting any Apple-related problem fixed, be that a faulty device or learning how to use tricky new software. However, with so many people using one Apple device or another, wait times for an appointment can be exceptionally long. An overhauled Genius Bar system may work to significantly reduce those wait times. Read More >>

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Apple Investing £1.25 Billion in New European Data Centres

Apple has just announced that it is to invest €1.7 billion (£1.25 billion) in two new "state-of-the-art" data centres for Europe, located in Ireland and Denmark. Read More >>

microsoft
Microsoft Office for iOS Now Supports Apple iCloud

Do you use Microsoft's Office apps on iOS devices? Word, Excel and Powerpoint now come complete with iCloud integration on iPhone and iPad. [Microsoft (App Store)] Read More >>