Almost all iCloud services down for some users including Photos, Mail, Backup, Find My Friends, Contacts, Calendars, more [U]

Apple is experiencing issues with most of its iCloud services today. Users are having trouble signing into iCloud and accessing their accounts, along with Photos, Mail, Backup, Find My Friends, Contacts, Calendars, and more seeing downtime. Apple Stores are also reportedly affected by the outage and not currently able to process transactions. more… The post […]

Family credits Apple’s Find My Friends with helping locate daughter after severe car crash

A mother in North Carolina says that Apple’s Find My Friends application helped locate her daughter after she missed her curfew. Find My Friends led Catrina Alexander to her daughter Macy Smith, who had hydroplaned off the road was stranded under her car. more… The post Family credits Apple’s Find My Friends with helping locate […]

Instagram testing a new way to let you share photos with select friends 

Instagram has been developing a new way to share photos and videos on the social network with select friends, Instagram’s product lead Robby Stein tells The Verge. The new feature lets you select certain friends as Favorites, then new posts can be visible to all followers or just the select group of groups you put together. more… […]

Facebook Messenger’s new ‘Photo Magic’ feature automates sharing shots of your friends instantly

A new feature in Facebook Messenger is now rolling out that scans photos added to your camera roll in search of your Facebook friends, and suggests that you send them to the people it finds. It’s a pretty nifty feature, if you feel comfortable with Facebook looking at every single photo you take on your […]

Unofficial Beats 1 web streams let your Android-owning friends join the party

If you’ve been more impressed by Beats 1 radio than I have, and want to invite your Android-owning friends to check it out, there are a number of unofficial web streams for that. Developer Benjamin Rumble found an unencrypted HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) URL for the service and embedded it in a webpage on his personal site. You can […]