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Getting started with iCloud, Apple’s new sync service

Here’s what you need to know about Apple’s suite of wireless sync and backup services by Serenity Caldwell, Macworld.com   Oct 12, 2011 11:05 am SIMILAR ARTICLES iCloud: What you need to know iCloud: What we already know iCloud to make official debut on October 12 WWDC: Apple introduces iCloud Lion: The Complete Macworld Review iOS 5 Review: Ambitious update rings in the changes Live Update: Apple talks iPhone Over the past few years, consumers have become obsessed with the notion of having their documents and data instantly available wherever they are, on whichever device they happen to be using at the time. In the past, Apple experimented with this by offering limited sync services; with iCloud, the company is charging head-first into the digital-sync sphere. What is iCloud? In short, iCloud is a catchall phrase that covers Apple’s entire suite of wireless sync and backup services, which aim to keep your devices—both Read the full article →

How to upgrade your iOS device to iOS 5

Apple’s latest iOS has arrived; here’s how to get it on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch by Serenity Caldwell, Macworld.com   Oct 12, 2011 10:15 am iOS 5 has hit the stage, and eager users everywhere are getting ready to upgrade their devices. If you’re concerned about the upgrade process, or simply want to know all your setup options before making the big switch, let us help you upgrade your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad to iOS 5 with this step-by-step guide. COMPLETE COVERAGE Review: iOS 5 SIMILAR ARTICLES iOS 5: What you need to know iOS 5 Review: Ambitious update rings in the changes iOS 5: What we already know Review: The iPad 2 iPhone 4S review: It's a sure thing Lion: The Complete Macworld Review How to set up Find My iOS device on your iPhone and iPad What devices will run iOS 5? Before we get into the upgrade process itself, you’ll want to make sure you actually have a compatible device. Because Read the full article →

Apple unleashes iOS 5, a major brain transplant for your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

Christian ZibregApple IncAppsiOS Devices share this Speak up! (0) October 12, 2011 at 10:04 am Great news from Cupertino, California: The wait is finally over. After nearly four months of extensive public testing, bug squashing, teeth gnashing and under-the-hood tweaking, Apple today released the final consumer version of iOS 5, a major and most ambitious upgrade to its mobile operating system yet. iOS 5 is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, third- and fourth-generation iPod touch, as well as both iPad 1 and iPad 2. However, some features are resource-intensive and thus only available on recent devices. Note that Siri, an intelligent personal assistant users can converse with, remains exclusive to iPhone 4S for the time being. Preceding the iOS 5 roll out, Apple earlier this morning posted Find My Friends and AirPort Utility apps, enabled iCloud accounts for everyone, flipped the switch on the Newsstand Store and rolled out music re-downloading Read the full article →