Apple gives you 5 GB of storage space on iCloud by default when you create an account. Here’s how to monitor how much space is available.
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sometimes a colleague sends you a document in iWork format — Pages, Numbers, Keynote without converting them to MS Office format first. Here’s how to easily use iCloud to convert them yourself.
I was recently asked a question from a new Mac user about iCloud. I just bought as much space as I could on iCloud, can I back my Mac up to it? After searching long and hard for what I thought you can do, I came to the realization that you can’t. Not in OS [...]
Remember when Google announced it was buying Motorola? I said the wealth of patents Motorola has under its belt would allow the search engine giant to fight back at Apple’s lawsuits? The lawsuits directed towards Google’s partners. Well, Motorola just got an interesting victory in Germany.
Apple’s iTunes Match scans your iTunes library and matches your songs against Apple’s iTunes database and lets you access songs from anywhere you have an Internet connection Here’s how to get started. Apple’s iTunes Match had several issues when it was first released, problems like like losing your music and not finding matches were just [...]
Previously goovyPost showed you how to share calendars via iCloud to Windows and Mac users. If you no longer need it, here’s how to unsubscribe to a shared iCloud calendar. First, log into iCloud.com with your Apple ID credentials. After logging in, click on Calendar. I need to leave the calendar shared with me from [...]
A cool feature of Apple’s iCloud service is it allows for calendar sharing. Here’s how to share public and private calendars. First go to iCloud.com and sign in with your Apple ID. After signing in, click on Calendar. On the left hand side, you’ll see your calendars. Click the button next to the calendar name [...]
iTunes has officially outlived its usefulness for me. Here is why I’m ditching it and going pure iOS and iCloud. #1 Updates are done on the device itself. In the past, the only reason I installed iTunes was to install updates on my iOS devices. Since updating to iOS 5, I can bypass iTunes and [...]
If you’re running OS X Lion, set up iCloud and see Photo Streaming is not available, you’ll need to upgrade. Here’s how. To find the version of iPhoto you have installed, click iPhoto >> About iPhoto. The version you’re running will display. Here I’m running 8.1.2 – an upgrade is required. Open the Apple Mac [...]
The new iCloud Photo Stream feature makes it easy to access your photos on any device. It doesn’t allow deleting of individual files, but you can clear the entire stream. Here’s how. First head to iCloud.com and log in with your Apple ID. Click on your name. The Account screen comes up. Click Advanced. Click [...]
Since the introduction of iCloud, users have found themselves stuck with an old email address they didn’t want. Fortunately there is a solution – creating aliases. Here’s how. First go to iCloud.com and log in with your Apple ID. Then click the Mail icon. Click the gear icon in the upper right hand corner of [...]
If you’re switching from Google Calendar to iCloud, you don’t have to manually re add each event. Here’s how to import your entire Google Calendar to iCloud. On your Mac, navigate to System Preferences >> Internet and Wireless and click the iCloud icon. Enter your Apple ID and password to set up iCloud for use [...]
Getting your previously purchased apps from iCloud isn’t new. This feature was introduced to iOS 4 by Steve Jobs earlier this year at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference. As Steve said “It just works”. For example, if you purchase an app or music on your iPad, you can download it to your iPhone, iPod touch, Mac [...]
SAN FRANCISCO – Today in the news, it was a big day for Google. In its third quarter report, chief Larry Page showed Google to be just shy of $10 billion in revenue. Google’s growth is meteoric, no question, but is Google + already a slam dunk? Today Page said Google+ has hit the 40 [...]