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iCaltoGCal.com syncs your iCloud calendar to Google Calendar

If you have ever tried to add your iCloud calendar in Google Calendar, you probably saw this error: "Could not fetch the URL because robots.txt prevents us from crawling the URL." That's because the https://www.icloud.com/robots.txt file tells "web crawlers" not to index anything under /calendar/...

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Tis the season to subscribe: What's on my annual service renewal lists

As November rolls around, it's generally time for me to take stock, look at my current service subscriptions (as opposed to entertainment subscriptions like Netflix and Hulu) and weigh what items I'm going to invest in for the next twelve months. Some of my subscriptions are annual choices. They...

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Apple updates iWork iCloud beta with new collaboration tools

The ongoing beta of Apple's iWork for iCloud received an update today that delivers new features aimed at improving collaboration. New features for Keynote, Numbers and Pages in iCloud are fully explained when you first activate the apps on iCloud.com, but we've got a list of what you can expect....

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Apple teases new iWork for iCloud coming 'in a few short hours'

Apple has begun placing teaser banners on the iWork for iCloud apps, including Pages, Keynote and Numbers. When logging onto iCloud.com and selecting one of the iWork apps, users are now greeted with this banner above their iWork documents: We're updating Pages/Numbers/Keynote for iCloud! In...

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AOL Alto webmail client dropping support for iCloud in December

AOL has reached out to iCloud users of its Alto webmail client to announce it will be dropping support for the Apple service on December 2. Alto is a service that integrates your Yahoo, Gmail and other email services into one mailbox. iCloud users received the following email from Alto...

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German iCloud users get Push email back

German iCloud users may use push again, reports FOSS Patents. Push iCloud email went live again at 9 PM local time in Germany last night, more than 19 months after Google's Motorola used a patent the company held to bar Apple from offering the popular feature to its iCloud users in the...

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Apple sends out emails telling iCloud users their complimentary storage has expired

We all new this day was coming. Apple has sent out emails informing iCloud users their complimentary iCloud storage has expired. The iCloud storage was a free extra 20 GB of space for MobileMe members. Now all those members will be downgraded to the free 5 GB of iCloud storage all iCloud members...

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How to downgrade your iCloud storage if you're in the 25 GB club, but use less than 15 GB

Note: If you are currently using less than 5 GB on iCloud now, you can skip this article entirely. Thanks to Jim for the notion to make this clear. I've long suffered Apple's attempts at cloud services. While iTools hardly counts, my accounts (and usernames) do go back that far, and along the way...

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How to decrease your iCloud storage

When Apple began transitioning paid MobileMe customers to iCloud, it used a temporary 25 GB of additional storage as incentive. Apple planned to take it back on June 30, but in fact extended the program until Sept. 30, 2012. That date was eventually extended an additional 12 months to Sept. 30,...

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Apple wants to buy more land for Oregon data center

Apple is considering purchasing another 96 acres of land in Prineville, Ore., in hopes of expanding its data centers even further, The Oregonian reports. The assistant planning director for Crook County confirmed to the paper that a company code-named "Project Pillar" has expressed interest in...

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A friendly reminder to former MobileMe customers: Free storage upgrade ends September 30

I knew something was up this morning when my wife sent me a message saying that she had received an email from Apple about exceeding 5 GB of storage and functions would stop working after September 30, 2013, if she continued to exceed that amount. There's a reason for this: former MobileMe customers...

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Apple TV 6.0 update now available, adds iTunes Radio support, AirPlay from iCloud and more

It's been expected, but now an AppleTV update has arrived. The new 6.0 firmware adds support for iTunes Radio and purchases from the iTunes Music Store. In addition, updating adds podcast syncing, viewing of shared photo streams and AirPlay from iCloud. This update gets the AppleTV feature parity...

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Apple releases Chrome and Firefox extensions for Windows for iCloud bookmark syncing

Apple has quietly released extensions for the Chrome and Firefox desktop browsers for Windows. The extensions allow Windows users to sync their Safari iOS bookmarks across the two browsers. Prior to the Firefox and Chrome extension release, iOS Safari bookmark syncing was limited to Windows Explorer...

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Apple rolls out iOS 7-inspired iCloud.com redesign

Apple has taken the wraps off the redesigned iCloud.com site. As you can see from going to iCloud.com, the site has had a complete makeover, taking its inspiration from iOS 7. Apple first previewed the new look of iCloud.com in a beta earlier this summer. The new website features redesigned Mail,...

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Apple announces free iWork suite including iMovie and iPhoto for iOS

Apple has announced the latest expansion of their iWork suite, and it's a massive change for users. The suite is now free on all new iOS devices and now includes iMovie and iPhoto. When you upgrade to iOS 7, you will be presented with a screen that lets you download these apps. These features will...

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