The apps at Apple’s iCloud.com work together as a suite for a number of features, including email notifications. In my screenshot example, I received an email alert (which looks a lot like Push Notifications in both iOS and OS X) while editing text in Notes.
I’ve seen some confusion over iCloud’s Photo Stream feature and whether it allows your photos to perpetually remain in the cloud. Apple could do a little more to help clear this up, but until then: Photo Stream and Shared Photo Streams are two related features that have different rules, and yes, there is a simple, official […]
If you get a new iPhone and restore it from an iCloud backup, your custom ringtones will not be restored, and all your alarms and ringtones will be set to the default Marimba. However, if you sync your new phone with the same iTunes library as your old phone, and the ringtones are restored, all […]
Napkin, the new visual communication utility for Mac, can upload and share files over a number of services—one of them is iCloud. Once you’ve added images and any annotations to your Napkin document, iCloud is the top option in the Share menu. When you use it, your file is uploaded and you get a short […]
Camera+ for iPad arrived today after two years in development. Combined with a major Camera+ for iPhone update, the two now feature iCloud Lightbox Sync, allowing you to sync the photos in your lightbox between all iOS devices. The lightbox feature of Camera+ (and others like Camera Plus Pro) is great if you want to […]
Apple’s email service, whether it was .Mac, MobileMe, or iCloud, allows you to create aliases as different addresses that still funnel into your inbox. You can create up to three other addresses—perhaps one for shopping and maybe another for email lists or registering with sites you don’t trust. You can then assign colors to messages […]
Mail in iOS 6 (and Mountain Lion for Mac) features a VIP inbox to collect messages from people that you definitely don’t want to miss. It’s similar to Gmail’s Priority Inbox, except instead of hoping your email figures out which messages are important, you can specify who is important. The VIP list syncs over iCloud […]
If you create a new file in a document-based app that speaks iCloud, you can simply hit ⌘-⇧-I in the save dialog to quickly pick your iCloud storage. Then just hit Enter or click Save to get back to work.
The iPad version of Alien Blue, a fantastic client for Reddit, now lets you organize subreddits into folders. Tap the Edit button at the top of navigation bar, then the Groups button that appears at the bottom to create and organize your groups. A new Discover Subreddits option also makes it easier to find new […]