Vladimir Katalov, the co-founder and director of ElcomSoft Russian company, has discovered sensitive data analysis protocols in Apple iCloud system. He assures it is possible to hack iCloud password if you know how the cloud service works. The news was announced during Hack in the Box conference.
According to a community of Apple support, Cupertino engineers were trying to correct functioning of the not working iCloud service for storing user data. The connection error occurred and the cloud service does not work for people in many countries of the world. Problems in the functioning of branded web service from Apple led to the gadgets to impossibility to access their personal data. Failure affected the iPhone and iPad owners around the world, including the U.S., Europe and Asia.
One of the very useful novelties in new Mac OS Mountain Lion was easy to work and access iCloud files from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch using Documents in the Cloud. Now the user without further problems can begin to create the document on his Mac and continue on your iPhone or iPad (or vice versa) – all changes are automatically synchronized through the iCloud. But what if there is a need for immediate access to the stored docs, bypassing the application? Fortunately, I know how to do this in a very simple way.
To report trouble with the Apple iCloud mail and service in general has become an usual practice for most of internet resources: the case of each malfunction of any component of iCloud immediately perceived as a serious Apple’s failure which in spite of all financial investments can not provide a stable continuous maintenance. This is partly true, and yesterday the tech blogs have got a reason for such thoughts again as it’s not the firs time iCloud server is down.
A new service called Movies in the Cloud is launched by Apple on Thursday. Following Apple news about the expansion of iTunes Match geography on the web appeared reports that Apple has launched a service «Movies in the Cloud» in over 30 countries worldwide. Previously the service was only available to U.S. residents. Starting from today, the possibility of storing movies from iTunes Store in the cloud within the Movies in the Cloud service became available in the countries of Latin America, Europe and Australia.
Yesterday evening, Apple has made a new beta version of iOS 6 under the number 3 is available for download and testing by developers. Of course, I immediately reported the event to you, dear readers. Now I offer you to look at what iOS 6 beta 3 features has and what has been changed in the new beta as compared to the previous version.
Yesterday iCloud Control Panel 2.0 beta for Windows was released. iCloud is a cross-platform service, and when we talk about updates, they also should be cross-platform. Starting from iOS 6 Apple makes the next step in the social sphere: it converts the whole photostream in an online gallery where images can be assessed and discussed with friends. Until last night one could experience the “General photostream” (yes, sounds not that promising) only from iOS 6. Now …No, the OS X users were pushed backwards this time, forgotten a little bit and at first a new feature was given to the court of PC fans on Windows 7.
Less than a week after closing the MobileMe service and Apple users have reported that the iWork closing its site service at the end of the month. It will be replaced with iCloud, designed to synchronize and store your information. Given that iWork.com will cease to exist on 1 August and will be officially closed, users should ensure that their data, collect their documents from the cloud and put them somewhere else before July 31.
Yesterday I wrote an article regarding Cupertino company plans to shut down iWork.com and today came news that Apple updated iCloud beta website. Now all registered Mac and iOS developers can use updated beta version of the site. It was launched together with iOS 6 beta to bring developers more convenience in using this service. Apple added web versions of the Reminders and Notes for access from Mac or PC. Also you can get upgraded Find My iPhone app and Calendar app in updated iCloud.com.
New information about that Apple is preparing to spend a billion dollars to build Apple data center in Nevada state. It will be erected in a small city Reno within ten years. The project, code-named “Project Jonathan” will be the third Apple’s data center in addition to two existing centers in North Carolina. Probably it will support service’s maintenance not allowing iCloud to crash. Local newspaper reports a specially authorized Washoe County Board is considering building a new Apple’s data center in Reno technology park, located east of Sparks along the 80th highway.