iCloud drive is Apples online storage for your devices - your Mac , iPad , iPhone
Using iCloud Drive, you can store all your presentations, spreadsheets, PDFs, images, and any other kind of document in iCloud.
What you store in iCloud Drive will be kept up to date across all of your devices, and you can access them from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC.
Here's what you can do with iCloud Drive:
- Store and access all of your documents in one place from any of your devices
- Keep files and folders up to date across all your devices
- Create new files and folders from iCloud-enabled apps
- Work on the same file across multiple apps
Apple will give you 5GB of storage in the cloud for free but additional storage above the 5GB does come at a monthly cost listed below:
- 20 GB: $1.29
- 200 GB: $4.99
- 500 GB: $12.99
- 1 TB: $24.99
Here are some links to help explain iCloud Drive and what you can do with it:
So you have lost your phone / tablet , what can you do to find it.
Apple / iOS - Use Find My iPhone
App Of The Week
Had a big night out
Decided to take lots of photos and share them with friends and the world
Use Flashgap and after you take the photos they disappear only to reappear at midday the next day
Photos for mac is a replacement for iPhoto which enables you to see and access all your photos from all your devices whether you are on a Mac , iPad or an iPhone.
Photos was part of an update to Yosemite and is less of a resource hog than iPhoto was and will require you to upload your photos to iCloud Drive.
Here are some links to assist you with learning about Photos and maximising its use.
A clean install is a great thing to do to your mac computer , especially if you have just installed / updated one operating system on top of another , such as a move to Yosemite
First backup by using Time Machine : Time Machine Guide
Make sure you can access your backup !
Collect your programs if you need to reinstall them
Make sure you know your Apple ID and password
Erase the hard drive and reinstall the operating system : Format Guide
Check for updates at the App store ( sign in )
Open Migration Assistant from Utilities and recover your system : Recover Guide
Please find below a link to my radio segments for this week.
We discussed the Samsung Galaxy S6 , scam calls , selfies , Today Tonight and a great app of the week
Google will change how they rank websites from April 21st
"Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices."
So to see if your website passes the " Mobile Friendly " test you can enter the URL at this site from Google