Apple To Make iCloud Photo Storage Affordable With iOS 8

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Photo sharing site Flickr lists the iPhone 5/5s/4s/4 as the most popular cameras for taking and uploading pictures. They are flanked by the Canon EOS Rebel T3i. This isn't terribly surprising. For one, the old adage that the best camera is the one with you applies here, but there's more. With each new iPhone, we've seen improvements in the image quality coming from our phones. Not only is it incredibly convenient, since you always have it with you, but your iPhone can produce amazing results. I won't even touch on the seemingly endless number of fantastic photo apps and filters in the App Store. iPhoneography has exploded and that should continue to flourish with the iPhone 6. As we find ourselves taking more and more pictures, storage and … [Read more...]

Setting Up iCloud Sync and Using Reminders on Mac or PC

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If you a regular user of the Reminders app in iOS, it's only natural that you would want to manage your tasks on either your Mac or PC. While the iPhone and iPad are terrific devices, often we find ourselves behind a desktop or laptop, making it a great place to keep productive. The options vary based on your operating system, but both make it incredibly easy to manage your reminders. I'll cover how to use iCloud to sync reminders and how to use reminders on Mac and PC, along with the differences. … [Read more...]

How to sync Safari bookmarks on iPhone, iPad with Mac or PC

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Having an organized set of bookmarks can vastly improve your experience when browsing the web. Conversely having different sets on different computers, iPhones and devices can be frustrating. It’s not simply a matter of remembering your favorite sites, but the time you save in manually entering each website address. Whether you are surfing the web for fun, work or education, bookmarks are a vital part of the overall experience. If you mainly surf the web from your iPad, you may be looking to export your favorite bookmarks, so that they are accessible on your Mac or PC. We’re here to help you bring a sense of order to your bookmark chaos. Read on for our comprehensive guide to how to sync Safari bookmarks on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. … [Read more...]

How to share a reminder list on iCloud for iPhone and iPad

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If you have a friend or family member with an iPhone, iPad or Mac, it can be incredibly useful to be able to share a reminders list that will sync using iCloud. Reminders might look like a relatively basic app, but it can be a powerful solution to managing lists with friends, family or co-workers. Read on for how to share a reminder list on iCloud that you can access on your iPhone or iPad. … [Read more...]

Packing Pro for iPad and iPhone Review

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Packing Pro is more than just a to-do list app.  In fact, over the last few days I have used it to plan a full 10 day trip to Israel and can confidently say I do not think I will forget a single thing.  With an easy to use interface, cloud syncing capability, and prebuilt trip scenarios, it’s never been easier to pack for a trip than while using Packing Pro. … [Read more...]

iOS 6 To Inherit Features From OS X Mountain Lion

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Over at 9to5mac, their sources have been steadily leaking features expected in iOS 6 when it is formally introduced at WWDC on Monday, June 11th. Recently we've seen Apple borrow features from iOS, bringing a heavy influence on the OS X desktop. We've seen it with features like LaunchPad and use of gestures. Apple is said to be reversing the trend, bringing Mac OS X Mountain Lion features to iOS 6 in the form of iCloud Tabs support, Mail VIPS and a major change to the Notification Center.iCloud Tabs With iCloud Tabs, you'll be see syncing of Safari tabs across all of your Mac OS and iOS 6 devices. Users will supposedly be able to view a list of tabs previously opened on another device. This new iCloud Tabs option will be in the form of … [Read more...]

How to download and add music from CDs to iPhone and iPad

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If you have a stack of CDs sitting on your shelf, then chances are you aren't maximizing the enjoyment of your entire music collection. Digitizing your music allows you to bring your collection virtually anywhere and it doesn't require you pack extra suitcases filled with jewel cases. Follow along for tips on how to download and add music from CDs to iPhone, iPad and across all of your devices.Using iTunes To Rip Your CDs iTunes is free and available for both Mac and PC. If you own an iPhone, chances are that you’ve already downloaded and installed iTunes. You can download the latest version of iTunes from Apple.Settings for Import CD iTunes offers a number of options for how it will import your CD. Years back when hard drive … [Read more...]

How to setup iTunes Match

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With iTunes Match, you can listen to your music from any iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Apple TV. All of your music gets stored in iCloud, including those songs you ripped from your CD’s. Once you upload your music, it's available on all your devices using the cloud. So let’s get started on how to setup iTunes Match.Why iTunes Match Rocks Using this service, you won’t have copy your media across all of your devices. In my case, all of my music resides on my Mac Pro. My laptop has zero music on it. While my iPhone and iPad have my entire music collection, it won’t be a requirement now that I’ve subscribed to iTunes Match, since I’ll always have access to my music. This of course taking into account that I have a connection. The service … [Read more...]

How to setup iCloud on Mac, PC and iOS

How to setup iCloud on Mac, PC or iOS

Apple’s iCloud is at its core a seamless and easy to use remote storage and backup service available to Apple mobile devices using iOS 5, Mac computers running OS X Lion and PC computers running Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or Windows 7. All iCloud use on any platform requires iTunes version 10.5 or later which is a free download from Apple’s web site. Much more than a mere virtual hard drive, iCloud securely automates the backup process for users and keeps their media files, apps and personal data including calendar and contacts effortlessly synchronized while available on all their iCloud ready devices. With any combination of iPods, iPads, iPhones, Macs or PCs, iCloud users can access, interact with, enjoy, backup, restore and share … [Read more...]