Apple's online storage, synchronization, and general cloud services

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Does there exist any Apple hardware “Cloud Computing” solutions?

I have a program which uses Mac OS X's Grand Central Dispatch queueing technology to handle multi-core programming. However, I notice that, in the near future, Microsoft is expecting to roll out ...
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What domain name is appended to a default Apple ID when created in OS X?

Upon booting a MacBook Air for the first time (OS X, Version 10.8), I was prompted to create an AppleID. I selected a username and a default domain name was added automatically to this username. I ...
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IOS 6 - Contacts have disappeared then when I type it in they re-appear temporally

I recently updated my 3Gs to the new iOS 6. However after doing this I've noticed that a lot of my contacts are gone. However if they call me or I type the number in, they pop up and will stay in my ...
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Resetting Mountain Lion iCloud login request

The first time you log into a new account with Mountain Lion, a special iCloud login screen is shown. Once you "skip" this screen it is never shown again. When setting up an account I like to add a ...
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Can't sync calendars with iCloud

I tried to enable Calendar sync at Settings > iCloud > Calendar and a message says "Activating Calendar sync" but it ends up in Home screen with no changes. When I go again to iCloud setting I see ...
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Adding contact on iPhone adds it to Exchange but not iCloud

On my iPhone running iOS6, I have the following accounts configured: iCloud - Contacts, Reminders, Safari, Passbook, and Find my iPhone Exchange (my work email) - Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and ...
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Restoring new iPhone from iCloud backup deactivates old iphone?

I gave a friend a new SIM card for her unlocked direct from Apple iPhone 5. She put the SIM in, and went through the setup process, restoring her iPhone 5 from an iCloud backup. At this point, her ...
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Why do i need a new email account to sync my notes in iCloud?

I'm trying to sync Notes from mac to iPhone. But when I turn on Notes in iCoud, it says that I require an iCloud email address. This is unexpected since my Gmail account is alreadyh linked with my ...
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Why might pasting an URL link into iCloud from a PC make that link inactive on iOS in notes?

If I paste a link/URL into the notes app from my iPhone, it works fine, I can tap on it and have it open in Safari. When I try to paste a link from my Windows computer, via icloud.com, the note shows ...
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Podcast Apps Syncing Account

As you know, Apple's own podcast app started syncing podcast subscriptions and their metadata through the air. But it seems that the app automatically uses the Apple account designated for store ...
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iCloud sync keeps deleting my information!

Ever since I started syncing my Contacts and Calendars on my Mac with iCloud, I've noticed that stuff sporadically disappears. I've had to re-add an event to my Calendar 3 times now, and many of my ...
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Syncing Aperture between Macs

I recently started dividing my Aperture work between my home iMac, and my MacBook Pro. The problem here is that, whenever I want to do a makeshift sync, I export the edited photos from one Mac as an ...
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How to sync position, bookmarks and notes over iCloud on ePub books

I recently bought several ePub books from the Humble Bundle and from Smashing Magazine, hoping that I would be able to side load them into iBooks and then use iCloud to sync position, bookmarks, ...
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Sync iCal with Gmail instead of iCloud

I would like to edit my calendar either on iCal (running on my MacBook) or on Google calendar (running on my Samsung Galaxy), and see the calendar updated on the other device. I gathered that it is ...
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How can I transfer songs between Garageband for iOS and OS X?

I have Garageband on iPad, iPhone and OS X. How can I transfer the music between them? I have enabled iCloud with iPad and iPhone but cannot understand how to get the music from there to OS X? I have ...
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First-time iCloud backup of my iPhone took 26 hours

The first time my iPhone backed up with iCloud, it took 26 hours. It seems like a really long time but I do have a lot of video. How long should this take?
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Sync Number files between 2 different iCloud accounts

I have a primary iCloud account that has a numbers spreadsheet in it and I would like to have a copy of that same numbers spreadsheet in a secondary iCloud account. It doesn't seem like this is ...
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Apple's Notes forgetting notes — why?

I started to use the default Notes app over iPhone, iPad and Macbook. After it sends me an email about the note, the note gets removed. I want to keep the notes. My friend suspected a time-drift bug ...
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Why is my icloud backup taking so long?

I just created an icloud account and i am backing it up and it says it will take 3 hours. I have no pictures on my phone so i think its just backing up contacts, reminders, etc. Does anyone know why ...
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how do I share photos on the web with iPhoto / iCloud?

I have a new Mac (Mountain Lion) with iPhoto '11. I want to share photos on the web. In the past, I would launch iWeb and build a little photo album web page. My understanding was that if I ...
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Access iCloud mail on iPad without setting up device

How can I view iCloud.com/#mail on an ipad without setting it up on the device? I want to check my emails on an ipad that isn't mine. I can normally access it on a PC but don't have access to one of ...
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How can I leave Gmail for Mail?

I've decided I want to take the plunge and leave Gmail for Mail, using my iCloud account. Why? I've lost trust in Google (incl. their search bias, how they handle my privacy, and how they treat the ...
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Problems with iCloud changing appointment times

Now that Standard Time has returned, all my appointments in iCloud have shifted by 1 hour. Does anyone know how to set iCloud so that appointment times are 'frozen' and cannot be changed?
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How do I know if Game Center is down or not?

I'm not asking to know now, but wondering if Apple has a status page that lists if Game Center is having problems. I'm aware of the iCloud system status web page but it's not clear to me if that is ...
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How can I get mailboxes settings from iPad to iPhone?

I have long settings in iPad and I would like to get them automatically to devices such as iPhone and poussible to Mac in the future. How can I get the settings over all devices?
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How do I force a “Waiting” file to upload to iCloud?

In this question, I learned that the "dotted-line cloud" icon in OS X's iCloud file view means "Waiting to upload". While writing a document in Byword today, I saved it and found it had been marked ...
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How to remove old device from Safari iCloud Tabs?

I returned a MacBook to Apple Store, however apparently I forgot to sign out of iCloud and the latest tabs I was browsing still appear in Safari iCloud Tabs of my new MacBook and existing iPad. I ...
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Is there any way to take a picture remotely on an ipod?

My ipod was stolen, and using icloud I was able to track it. I used the "Lock" function, but I'm wondering if it would have been possible to take a picture using the front camera.
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iMessage message freeze

I have an iPod Touch 4G and my software is updated to iOS 6.1. I was messaging someone then suddenly it gave me an error saying the message was not sent and I had to re-try sending the message. ...
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Some iCloud events not showing up in iCal

A few weeks ago, I noticed that some of my events in Calender was not showing up on my mac (which is running Mountain Lion). I looked and they show up fine on icloud.com and they work fine on my iPad ...
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Photos from iPad to iCloud?

I shoot a photo in iPad. I want it will be available in iCloud. How can I do it? I cannot see the PhotoStream in iCloud. I can see all Pages, Numbers etc documents but not photos, I find this very ...
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Can I get non-iBooks Store ePub files into my iCloud iBooks library?

I buy quite a few ePub e-books from sources other than the iBooks Store. I used to use iTunes to sync these to my iPad and iPhone. However, I’m trying to set up my iPad and iPhone to purely sync ...
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Can I access the images from my iCloud account from my Asp.Net website

I would like to access my photos in iCloud from a webiste running Asp.Net. Is there a way to access them outside of the web interface?
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Why is my “New Zealand” bookmarks folder not appearing on my iPhone?

I am using iCloud to sync bookmarks from my iMac to my iPhone. But one bookmark folder is not appearing on the iPhone. On my iMac (OS X 10.7.5), in the iCloud pref pane of System Preferences, I have ...
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How can I manage two different contact lists in iTunes?

I'm trying to work out how to best manage having two separate contacts lists, mine and my husbands, to back-up in iCloud and sync to our individual phones through iTunes? Could you assist with this? ...
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Add different iCloud email to existing AppleID

Lets say an AppleID is created with the iCloud email address somebdy@icloud.com (misspelled). Is there any way to correct the iCloud email to somebody@icloud.com? Creating a new AppleID would lose ...
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If I erase and sync my iTunes library on my iPhone will I also lose my pictures that are on iCloud?

My hard drive failed on my computer and I can’t retrieve the original iTunes library. I lost all my music and photos that were saved on the computer as well. I still have 190 photos on my camera roll ...
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Does deleting an iMessage on a device deletes it in all of the other iCloud synced devices?

If I have my iPad and my iPhone synced through iCloud and I can see that my text messages are being received/sent on both. If I send an iMessage on my iPad and immediately delete the entire text ...
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What could fix Calendar.app when one calendar does not show all events that should be synced with iCloud?

I use iCloud to sync 4 calendars between my iPhone 4 (running iOS 6.0.1), iPad 2 (running iOS 6.0.1) and MacBook Pro Mid 2012 running Mountain Lion (10.8.2). All events for 3 of the calendars sync ...
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How do I change the name on my @me.com email.com?

I'm divorced now and I've updated my name in iCloud but when I send an email from @me.com email my hyphenated name still comes up. How do I change that?
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Read/Edit Textedit icloud files on an iPad [duplicate]

Does any one of you know a solution to either read or edit on an iPad files stored with Textedit on iCloud ?
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Get data off iPhone without iTunes sync or WiFi or cellular network?

I water-damaged my iPhone 4s. Net result is that the phone powers up normally (mostly) when connected to a wall charger. I can see my old home screen, pictures, etc. When connected to a computer for ...
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Can the iCloud sync progress be observed?

I have my Mac running OS X 10.8 set up so that I can see the contents of its iCloud repository at ~/Library/Mobile Documents (see this question and this question for more information on how that works)...
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How do I find my Apple ID connected to my iphone if the phone has been lost?

I've lost my phone and in order to access iCloud I need my Apple ID however I don't remember the one that is linked to my iPhone. What can I do to find this out?
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iPad locked up due to iCloud Backup

I have an issue with my iPad; it is locked up with the message that iCloud Backup has not been done in over 2 weeks. It won't do anything or go any further even when all conditions for backup are met....
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Export vCF on a per contact basis

I am using Apple's Contacts app and I have hundreds of entries. Some are no longer valid (name change, incorrect phone, etc) So I want to export them so I get 1 file per contact. This way, I can ...
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High quality music in iTunes Match

I have some very large, high quality music files that I have downloaded from other services (e.g. Beatport) and these files are 1411 kbps, or about 10 MB per minute of music. I have been considering ...
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Tricky way to register @me account [closed]

I want to register an email address @me.com. Not @icloud.com. It is still possible? Maybe some tricky way? I tried 10.7.2 - before this version is checked @me.com, now does not work. On all of my ...
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How can I get explicit versions of songs from iCloud?

I use iCloud / iTunes Match and have just discovered that all my lovely songs with explicit lyrics have been replaced by versions with clean ones. In some instances it's fine, and it doesn't bother ...
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Uploading files to iCloud

I am essentially looking for a way to upload files from my iPhone that it does not recognize or can handle with the goal of keeping them for later use on my computer. I see lots of ads for Dropbox, ...