You might say that iCloud Drive was long overdue. When iCloud was introduced, many people were disappointed that it didn’t include a regular file repository that could be accessed from the Finder. You could sync contacts, calendars and bookmarks through it, but you couldn’t drop files onto it manually. With iCloud Drive, however, you can.
Digital photography — particularly on your iPhone, iPod, or iPad — has many advantages over traditional film, but unfortunately, security isn’t really one of them. Unlike prints or negatives, digital images can be lost forever in a catastrophic hard drive failure, or even accidentally deleted with a few clicks of the mouse. Here are a few ways for Apple users to make sure those digital memories don’t vanish before their eyes.
The loudest Apple news this week was arguably the record-shattering profits annouced in the company's latest financial report, but amidst all the clinking cash, the release month for the Apple Watch was announced, loads of freebies hit iTunes, a new iOS update was released, and the Steve Jobs movie took a big leap forward.
There are nearly as many ways to save photos to the cloud as there are camera apps in the App Store, but which one is right for you? Figuring it out can be a pain, but don't worry; we're here to break down the core features of eight of the top cloud-storage photo services (and warn you of any caveats to be aware of) including Adobe Revel, Shutter, Flickr, and more — and then decide which one is the best.
Once upon a time, Apple’s 5GB free iCloud storage was considered quite generous. Three years later, the same offer looks Scrooge-like in an age where multiple devices on the same account are now capable of holding 64GB or even 128GB of data. Enter iDrive, a service once focused on Mac and PC backup, now with a renewed focus on mobile (currently iOS, Android, and Windows Phone).
The Dropbox service lets you store and access your files remotely, but that's just the beginning. Once your files are uploaded, the service lets you do a whole lot more, particularly when it comes to sharing and collaboration. Read on to find out how.
Purchase an iPad for a loved one or family member, and without fail, the recipient will ask, “Does this work with Microsoft Word?” Thankfully, the answer is now a resounding yes—at least for those willing to pay for the privilege. With few exceptions, Microsoft Word for iPad is well worth the wait. While the iPad-only app doesn’t offer the same full-frontal feature assault of the Mac or Windows editions, the majority of the most frequently used, make-or-break tools (including track changes, charts, and rich formatting) are all present and accounted for.