I’m paying for too many clouds, so I’m trying something new to see if I can simplify and save money.
For my general writing needs these days, I’ve settled on Ulysses for iPad and Mac. It’s just damn good and worth every penny. Here are just a few of my favorite things.
Apple tells you a number of things that iCloud syncs between devices in Settings (or System Preferences) > iCloud, such as Photos, Contacts, and Reminders. But I’ve noticed a number of other OS-level things that […]
When you unpair an Apple Watch from an iPhone, your iPhone creates a backup of your Watch data and configuration, then wipes the Watch. Since so many people will be getting a new iPhone 6S […]
The public release of Apple’s music subscription service ‘Apple Music’ brought my one major gripe with Apple’s account system into focus again: The fact that Apple doesn’t allow merging of Apple IDs will mess with […]
Some friends and I were under the impression that iCloud does not back up Apple Health data, partly due to privacy reasons. This Apple support doc (which looks more like a product page) also states […]
If you look up directions in Apple Maps for Mac, you can send them to your iOS device in two clicks. Click the share button, then your traveling iOS companion at the top of the […]
The stuff we create, save, and care about is scattered across myriad clouds, each with their own rules, pros, and cons. Do I really need another?
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 […]
If you open a message in Mail for Mac that contains a Passbook pass, Mail can add it to Passbook for you. iCloud will sync it to Passbook on your iPhone or iPod touch.