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The Ultimate iCloud Guide

When you call a guide an ULTIMATE guide, it usually means serious business and that’s what the guys over at iMore did with their Ultimate iCloud Guide.  Warning: there’s a lot to digest in the article but nonetheless, very useful information answering just about any questions you might have with the whole iCloud mess. Hop over for the read, link here.

Source – iMore

April 26, 2012 Posted by | Apple, Cloud, iCloud, Mobility, Productivity, Tips and Tricks | , , , | Leave a comment

Tweetbot’s iCloud Sync Across Platform is Awesome

This ain’t rocket science, why can’t someone come up with this a lot sooner.

Source – iDownloadBlog

April 23, 2012 Posted by | Apple, iCloud, iOS 5, Social Media, Social Networking, Tweetbot, Twitter | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cannot Delete Individual Photo off Photo Stream? Apple, Who Are We Kidding?

Now this is a real bummer, guys over at MacRumours forum have been discussing this issue since June with the Developers’ Kit and still there are no work around to delete individual pics in your Photo Stream. The only reason to delete any photos, such as the ones that you should not have taken and afraid will start showing up on your iOS devices or even worse, pops up on your Apple TV in front of your dearly beloved is a freaking nightmare.

So….the best workaround so far is log into your iCloud account, click your name on the top right corner, click on the advanced option, and set reset Photo Stream. Next go to each iOS device, under settings, click on iCloud, turn off Photo Stream on ALL your iOS devices, turn them back on in a minute, and voila, back to square one.

Though this weeks, Apple should come up with a way to delete individual photo locally…….what are you guys at Apple are thinking?

Source – First published on my studio, PASM Workshop’s blog, where you can find more photography news and tweets

October 17, 2011 Posted by | Apple, Applications, Blogroll, iCloud, iPad2, iPhone, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhoneography, Photo Stream | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

iPhone 4S and iCloud Wrap Up Videos




Source – Apple

October 5, 2011 Posted by | Apple, Beyond Geekiness, Gadgets n Gizmos, iCloud, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, Siri | , , , | Leave a comment

Apple WWDC in a Wrap

Think everyone is all settled after the keynote and think it’s time to wrap things up for the three major areas and thanks to TUAW who compiled the housekeeping list.

Mac OSX Lion

  • Lion will be available in July, and it only costs US$29.99 for all your devices.
  • Lion will only be available through the Mac App Store.
  • If you have a desktop Mac, now’s a good time to go get a Magic Trackpad to take good use of the new Mission Control feature.
  • Mac OS X is taking some design cues from iOS with Launchpad and new Mail design
  • Saving and backing up files will be easier than ever.

iCloud

  • iCloud replaces MobileMe and is now FREE.
  • iCloud wirelessly syncs data across all your devices.
  • Photo Stream makes syncing recent photos manually a thing of the past, pics gets synced across different devices.
  • iTunes Music purchases now appear everywhere via the iCloud sync.

iPhone

  • iCloud
  • PC Free – no more cables needed to hook up to iTunes for updates, now done via WiFi
  • Photography – the mapping of the Home button, by double tapping will now immediately launch the Camera app and with the Camera app loaded, a quick press of the “volume up” button will take the pic
  • Notifications – like the Android phones, notifications now appear in an ordered list in a special screen which you access at any time by swiping down from the top bar
  • Twitter – Photos and Camera app will allow you to post images and video to your Twitter stream and Youtube and Safari will post a links to the page or video you are currently viewing
  • iMessage – iMessage is the Messages app crossed with an instant messaging client crossed with a group messaging app.
  • Reminder – hmm…. need to find out more on this one.

Source – What Mac owners need to know after today’s WWDC announcements, Seven things iPhone users should know about today’s announcment

 

 

June 7, 2011 Posted by | Apple, iOS 5, iPhone, iTunes, OS X | , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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