Apple launches new iCloud+ data plans


Apple has introduced a host of new iCloud plans for added storage. The maximum storage option for iCloud has been increased, and there are now new tiers at 12TB and 6TB. With iOS 17 on the horizon, those who want more space can avail of the 12TB option at $60 per month and the 6TB […]

iOS 17 will introduce Friends and Family iCloud Keychain Password sharing

iOS 17

Password management sharing will be easier once iOS 17 rolls out this fall. iOS 17 will introduce a new Family Passwords feature, which allows friends and family to share passkeys and passwords easily. In Settings, then Passwords, a group can be created for sharing passwords with. Through the setup process, the user can select trusted […]

Apple Phasing Out ‘My Photo Stream’ for iCloud Photos in July 2023

iCloud Photos with My Photo Stream

Apple’s legacy service, “My Photo Stream,” is slated for discontinuation on July 26, 2023. This development necessitates customers currently utilizing the feature to switch over to iCloud Photos before the specified termination date. Introduced as a free service, My Photo Stream facilitated the uploading of the most recent 30 days of photos (up to a […]

Apple ‘My Photo Stream’ service to be discontinued on July 26

My Photo Stream

Apple will be shutting down its ‘My Photo Stream’ service on July 26 this year. The old service will be replaced by iCloud Photos for users. Apple says that the ability to upload on the service will stop a month in advance on June 26. My Photo Stream was released with iCloud in 2011 and […]

Apple paid subscriptions will soon reach one billion

Apple Paid

Apple’s Services business will soon reach one billion paid subscriptions, according to Tim Cook. During the company’s Q2 earnings call, the Apple CEO mentioned that its Services business has reached 975 million subscriptions across platforms iCloud, Apple TV+, Apple Music, and the App Store. In February, Cook said that the division had reached 935 million, […]

New WhatsApp feature to allow iPhone Chat transfers sans iCloud


Popular messaging app WhatsApp will soon have users transfer their chat history from one iPhone to another without iCloud. Currently, the only way to migrate WhatsApp chat history is to back up the data to iCloud via the Chat Backup option. With a new feature called ‘Transfer Chats to iPhone’, users can transfer media and […]

iPhone Apple Music users experience data leak bug

Apple Music

A number of Apple Music subscribers are saying that their playlists have been altered or switched with somebody else’s collection. Apple’s music service seems to have an issue with cloud server sync problems, with the result mixing people’s playlists with one another. The data leak bug is not yet proven to be the work of […]

iCloud shared photo duplicate detection feature added to iOS 16.4


The iOS 16.4 update brings a lot of new features, including image detection on its cloud photo library platform. Duplicate detection was introduced to the Photos app in iOS 16. The feature puts up a separate ‘Duplicates’ folder in the Utilities section for duplicate images. However, it was not functional with the iCloud Shared Photo […]

iCloud web now allows Non-Apple product owners to accept terms and conditions


iCloud terms and conditions can now be accepted on a web browser for users who do not own an Apple device. Apple recently shared a support document explaining how to accept the iCloud terms for those who own an Apple TV. The Cupertino-based company detailed the steps, which includes opening iCloud on a browser, following […]

Apple to expand end-to-end encryption to more iCloud data categories


Apple has announced that it will expand its end-to-end encryption technology to more iCloud data categories. The company already offers end-to-end encryption for Apple Card transactions, Apple Maps search, Health data, passwords in iCloud Keychain, and the Messages app. With the introduction of advanced data protection, encryption will also be covered for Wallet Passes, Siri […]