With iOS 5, Apple launched the ubiquitous Photo Stream and made photo sharing and syncing a cinch between Macs and iOS devices. However, the 1,000 photo limit may not be enough for your photography needs. Fortunately, iPhoto has included to option to share with external cloud services like Dropbox or Google Drive. Read on to find out how.
The big news of the day has to be the discovery of a beta iCloud website, which has the rumor blogs grabbing up paper bags in an effort to stifle their hyperventilation. Seems as if we’ll be seeing new Reminders and Notes web apps as part of the iCloud website, but personally we’d prefer some of the old-school MobileMe settings and features to come back. Oh well, we can’t have everything -- but one thing we can have is a break for the weekend, right after you have a look at the news for this Friday, May 11, 2012.
It’s been awhile since we’ve had some App Store rejection controversy, but this week the Dropbox forums have been filling up with a number of such problems as Apple brings the hammer down, enforcing one of their guidelines to a tee.
Maybe it’s the sudden rush of cloud storage competitors, but Dropbox is suddenly in a big hurry to move formerly beta version features into release. The latest allows Mac and Windows users to automatic upload photos to the service anytime a device is connected.
Today, Google announced a new way to store your files online: Google Drive. This new service lets you sync files from your Mac and your Google Docs folder interchangeable. It's incredibly useful if you like to type out your documents in the cloud and use your iPad to do work, and it's a worthy alternative to using iWork and iCloud. We’ll take you through the process of enabling this new service on your Mac, and we'll also show you how to properly encrypt your files while they're in the cloud.
In what has to be one of the worst-kept secrets in Google history, the search giant finally opened the garage doors and let Google Drive go for a spin onto computers and Android devices, with an iOS client yet to come.
Users love Dropbox and with good reason: It keeps our stuff conveniently available in the cloud whenever we need it. There’s just one problem: Creating links to share these files with others has never been exactly easy -- until today.
Between Dropbox and Box and SugarSync and countless others, does the world need one more cloud sharing service? The makers of LogMeIn seem to think so, which is why Cubby is being rolled out by invitation only preview today.
While the iOS App Store success coined the phrase “There’s an app for that,” Apple couldn’t have done it alone. The ingenuity and creativity of third-party developers is a very big reason the iOS platform has grown, and companies like Readdle have been pioneers almost longer than anyone with inventive apps such as Scanner Pro.
So big surprise, people are loving their new iPads, despite all the quibbles you’ve been reading about in the media. Today you’ll have four more reasons to love it thanks to a fresh batch of apps updated to take advantage of that slick Retina Display, which we have to admit, is hard to put down once we hold it in our hands. And there’s even more for this first Monday of April, so sit back and enjoy the ride as we zip through the news for Monday, April 2, 2012.