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Apple’s iCloud recovers after a four-hour outage

Facebook has only just recovered from one of its worst outages to date, and Gmail and Google Drive also experienced a worldwide outage this week. Now, apparently, it was Apple’s turn. The company’s system status dashboard was blanketed in yellow warning notes for more than four hours Thursday, indicating mass outages of its iCloud service. iCloud Drive, Mail, Calendar, Notes, Keychain, Reminders, iWork, Photos, News and others all experienced downtime. The issues lasted from 11:00 am to 3:28 pm ...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google Drive, Cloud, Facebook, Icloud, Outage, Facebook Instagram


Apple’s iCloud is having an outage, too

Facebook has only just recovered from one of its worst outages to date, and Gmail and Google Drive also experienced a worldwide outage this week. Now, apparently, it’s Apple’s turn. According to the company’s System Status dashboard, a number of iCloud services are experiencing issues, including iCloud Drive, Mail, Calendar, Notes, Keychain, Reminders, iWork, Photos, News and others. According the System Status page, the issues began today at 11 AM ET/8 AM PT. The page doesn’t offer much in term...
Tags: Apple, Google Drive, Cloud, Facebook, Tech, Icloud, Outage, Facebook Instagram


How Do I Restore Deleted iPhone Messages?

It happens to the best of us. You’re going about your day, tapping through your smartphone while navigating around your little slice of the world. Before you know it, you realize that you’ve accidentally done something on your device you didn’t mean to do—at least, that’s the scenario I’m envisioning for this week’s…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Lifehacks, Icloud


Why Did My iCloud Photos Appear... Then Disappear?

As I’ve written previously, iCloud can be a little confusing. It’s not meant to be—at least, I don’t think Apple intended it to be—but a number of people seem to get caught up by iCloud’s synchronization setup. While it’s wonderfully convenient to have the same photos appear across all of your iCloud-using Apple…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Photos, Troubleshooting, Lifehacks, Icloud


Microsoft acknowledges iCloud Windows 10 October 2018 build compatibility issue

Even though Microsoft fixed the data loss issue and resumed the Windows 10 October update, few users are reporting iCloud for Windows compatibility issues. As reported, the latest version of Windows 10 is incompatible with the latest version of iCloud. However, Microsoft and Apple are said to be working together to resolve the issues. After the Windows 10 October 2018 update, when users attempt to install the latest version of iCloud, version 7.7.0.27, they’re presented with an error messag...
Tags: Apple, News, Microsoft, Blogging, Windows 10, Icloud


Create an Alias For Your iCloud Address to Maintain Your Online Privacy

Online privacy enthusiasts can get all kinds of disposable tools these days to keep their actual information safe. Disposable email addresses to keep their real address from being revealed, and disposable phone numbers to make it easier to not give your real number out.Read more...
Tags: Email, Privacy, Lifehacks, Icloud, Apple Mail


Apple’s iCloud is experiencing issues across more than a third of its services

Multiple iCloud tools are currently down for users around the world. Apple's cloud storage and cloud computing service includes features such as iCloud Drive, Photos, iCloud Mail, iCloud Calendar, and Find My iPhone. The post Apple’s iCloud is experiencing issues across more than a third of its services appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Cloud Storage, Trends, Computing, Icloud, Outage, Icloud Outage


How to download your data from Apple

Good news! Apple now allows U.S. customers to download a copy of their data, months after rolling out the feature to EU customers. But don’t be disappointed when you get your download and find there’s almost nothing in there. Earlier this year when I requested my own data (before the portal feature rolled out), Apple sent me a dozen spreadsheets with my purchase and order history, a few iCloud logs, and some of my account information. The data will date back to when you opened your account, b...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Privacy, Siri, Tech, Eu, European Union, Icloud, Apple Store, Cloud Applications, Apple News Maps


Saudi Arabia Threatens Anyone Spreading 'Fake News' Online with 5 Years in Prison, Heavy Fines

Saudi Arabia is threatening to give 5-year prison terms and heavy fines to anyone caught spreading “fake news” online, a warning to those discussing the suspected murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The threat, published over the weekend in the Saudi Gazette, echoes one of President Trump’s favorite…Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, Apple Watch, Icloud, Donald Trump, 60 Minutes, Trump, Steve Mnuchin, President Trump, Jamal Khashoggi


How to protect your iCloud account

From Chinese hacking to identity theft, it's not surprising if you're a little worried about your iCloud data. Here's how to protect your iCloud account with a few simple security steps. It will only take a few minutes, and we'll walk you through it. step-by-step. The post How to protect your iCloud account appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Trends, How-to, Computing, Icloud


You can play Alto’s Adventure on your Mac now

Everyone’s favorite endless, serene snowboarding game just made the leap from mobile to the Mac App Store. Available now for $9.99, Alto’s Adventure for Mac is a desktop port of the side-scrolling snowscape game that’s won hearts and accolades since it first hit iOS in 2015. Earlier this year, the team behind Alto’s Adventure introduced a second game, Alto’s Odyssey, which trades the first game’s snowy terrain for sand and sun while maintaining its charm. If you’ve already spent some time with A...
Tags: TC, Mobile, Gaming, Apps, Mac, Tech, Mobile Gaming, App-store, Snowman, Icloud, Odyssey, Mac App Store, Alto s Adventure, Altos Adventure


How Do I Recover an Old iPhoto Library?

A disaster from years ago still haunts this week’s Tech 911 letter-writer. She’ll explain the full details in a bit, but it makes me grateful for complicated backup setups. Anyway, let’s go put the world’s biggest Band-Aid on a potential technological catastrophe.Read more...
Tags: Photos, Mac, Desktop, Archive, Lifehacks, Icloud, Google Photos, Time Machine, macOS, The Case Of The Missing Photos


There’s no silver lining for iCloud users, and Apple needs to fix it

Apple has made few tweaks to its iPhone backup service, iCloud, in the last seven years since it was introduced. Still limited to a stingy 5GB with little option to configure, it’s time Apple made some changes. The post There’s no silver lining for iCloud users, and Apple needs to fix it appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Cloud Storage, Trends, Backup, Computing, Icloud


Mobile spyware maker leaks 2 million records

mSpy, a commercial spyware solution designed to help you spy on kids and partners, has leaked over 2 million records including software purchases and iCloud usernames and authentication tokens of devices running mSky. The data appears to have come from an unsecured database that allowed security researchers to pull out millions of records. “Before it was taken offline sometime in the past 12 hours, the database contained millions of records, including the username, password and private encryptio...
Tags: Startups, TC, Facebook, Apps, Tech, Sms, Snapchat, Whatsapp, Spyware, Encryption, Software, Password, Security Breaches, Computing, Gps, Espionage


Google One Is Now Open for Everyone, But Is It a Good Deal?

Google launched its new “Google One” cloud storage plans back in May and started rolling its paid storage customers over to the new service. Today, Google is opening up Google One for new customers. Here’s what you get and how Google’s new cloud storage offerings stack up against the competition.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Google Drive, Cloud, Storage, Cloud Storage, Online, Dropbox, Mega, Files, OneDrive, Box, Lifehacks, Icloud, Today Google


Google One Is Now Open for Everyone (in the U.S.), But Is It a Good Deal?

Google launched its new “Google One” cloud storage plans back in May and started rolling its paid storage customers over to the new service. Today, Google is opening up Google One for new U.S. customers. Here’s what you get and how Google’s new cloud storage offerings stack up against the competition.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Google Drive, Cloud, Storage, Cloud Storage, Online, Dropbox, Mega, Files, OneDrive, Box, Lifehacks, Icloud, Today Google


Why Did iCloud Delete All of My Photos?

We’re turning the lens around for this week’s Tech 911. Lifehacker Managing Editor Virginia Smith posed a question in our internal Slack channel that cuts wide and deep: “It’s safe to delete photos from my iPhone, right?”Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Ipad, Photos, Cloud, Storage, Help, Backup, Lifehacks, Icloud, Google Photos, Virginia Smith, Tech 911, The Mysterious Case Of The Disappearing Photos


SpaceCraft Granular Synth could be a good place to begin your granular synthesis journey

SpaceCraft is a new granular synth app that describes itself as a ‘musical instrument’. Which isn’t a bad way to start out. Using SpaceCraft you can effectively transform any sound into a playable musical instrument according to the developer. Of course, what this is about is the use of Granular Synthesis. Where SpaceCraft is being pitched is at users who may shy away from the idea of using a granular synth due to complexity. Instead, SpaceCraft describes itself as being able to ‘create texture...
Tags: Ios, Apps, Music, Dropbox, Icloud, Synth, Granular, AudioShare, SpaceCraft Granular Synth


Transfer.sh is an instant sharing tool for programmers

File sharing tools are a dime a dozen these days. There’s Dropbox, Google Drive, and iCloud. But what if you want to share something quickly and easily from the command line? That’s why programmer Remco Verhoef created Transfer.sh. The service has basically a file dump. You send a file to transfer.sh via curl and it stays there for fourteen days until its automatically deleted. For example, I uploaded this picture by adding a bit of code to my .bashrc. The system is one of those small,...
Tags: Ios, Google, Startups, TC, Apps, Cloud Storage, Tech, Software, Computing, Dropbox, Icloud, File-sharing, Google-Drive, Dropbox Google, Web application, Cloud Applications


How to See Which Messages Apple is Storing in iCloud

Hi! In this week’s edition of Tech 911, the column where we attempt to solve your most pressing and head-scratching tech questions (that you should absolutely send us here), I’m venturing a little beyond the confines of the column’s setup to look at a question that’s both timely and applicable to most Apple fans.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Storage, Messages, Icloud, Sync, Tech 911


Paul Manafort Learns That Encrypting Messages Doesn't Matter If the Feds Have a Warrant to Search Your iCloud Account

Federal prosecutors have accused Paul Manafort of witness tampering, alleging that he used WhatsApp and Telegram in an attempt to coordinate his testimony with old business associates. Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, may have thought that he was being sneaky by using encrypted chat apps, but Manafort…Read more...
Tags: Science, Privacy, Russia, Ukraine, Whatsapp, Icloud, Donald Trump, Telegram, Encrypted Messaging, Robert Mueller, Manafort, Paul Manafort, President Trump, Mueller Investigation, Manafort Donald Trump


How to Get a Month of iCloud Storage For Free

Even though Apple is never going to offer more than 5GB of free storage, it seems, the company is throwing the slightest bone to users frustrated by its 2012-era storage limits: a free month.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Cloud, Science, Storage, Icloud


Here's How to Download All the Data Apple Collects About You

Apple is making it easier for its users to download their data the company has collected about them so far. On Wednesday, Apple just launched a new Data and Privacy website that allows you to download everything that the company knows about you, from Apple ID info, device info, App Store activity, AppleCare history, your online shopping habits to all of your data stored in its iCloud. A [Author: [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal)]
Tags: Apple, Tech, Cybersecurity, Icloud, Gdpr, Swati Khandelwal, General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR Compliant


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...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Science, Cloud Storage, Dropbox, OneDrive, Icloud, Apple Microsoft, Google One


Apple iPhone 5S White Silver Sprint Smartphone (milpitas) $90

Used Iphone 5S 16GB in good working condition and works on Sprint or Ting network only. Clean ESN and Icloud free. Ready to activate. Text me if you have any questions. 4O8-290-0266
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200 GB iCloud Storage for Students; What About the Rest of Us?

Apple has upped the free storage tier for students. But not owners of multiple Apple devices.
Tags: Apple, Tech, Blogging, Icloud


Apple Moves iCloud Data and Encryption Keys for Chinese Users to China

Apple has finally agreed to open a new Chinese data center next month to comply with the country's latest controversial data protection law. Apple will now move the cryptographic keys of its Chinese iCloud users in data centers run by a state-owned company called Cloud Big Data Industrial Development Co, despite concerns from human rights activists. In 2017, China passed a Cybersecurity Law [Author: [email protected] (Mohit Kumar)]
Tags: Apple, China, Tech, Icloud, Encryption Keys, Chinese Government, Mohit Kumar, Icloud Hacking, Apple icloud account, Chinese laws, Icloud Encryption Keys, Icloud Security, Cloud Big Data Industrial Development Co


Apple now relies on Google Cloud Platform and Amazon S3 for iCloud data

 It’s no secret, Apple has been relying on third-party cloud companies for iCloud. And CNBC spotted an interesting tidbit in Apple’s own documents. The company now relies on Amazon S3 and Google Cloud Platform’s storage product to store iCloud data. Back in 2016, CRN reported that Apple signed with Google for cloud storage. But Apple’s document represents the first… Read More
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Gadgets, Cloud, Tech, Icloud, Cnbc, Google Cloud Platform, Amazon-S3


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...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Science, Technology, Human Rights, China, Censorship, Smartphones, Surveillance, Icloud