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Apple iCloud security flaw may have allowed celeb nude photo leak

  • 02/09/2014 at 22:57 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

NSA Spy ViewExperts now believe that a massive leak of celebrity nude photos taken with smartphones may have been caused by Apple iCloud.

The security flaw comes from the auto-update from to iCloud. A number of intimate photos of female celebrities, many of which they believed to have been deleted, were actually uploaded to the Apple backup service. But from there, it isn’t clear what might have occurred.

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OS X Mountain Lion roars with Apple upgrades

OS X Mountain LionSo what happens when Apple releases a new operating system? Well today it’s not just an Operating System update, there is a whole lot more going on. From how the Operating System sleeps, interacts with applications and a few new applications included with the software – this update is a winner for Mac owner’s everywhere.

The big winner though is it is bringing a unified login to Apple users. This is the foundation every major OS player has to start leaning towards to allow true interaction between device types. Google’s been doing it already and it looks like Apple now has it down.

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Apple Invested $750 Million into a new iCloud Datacenter

  • 18/10/2011 at 02:17 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Apple iCloud DatacenterThe new iPhone 4S is not merely an improvement on the already successful iPhone 4. It indicates a radical sleight of the hand in business focus for Apple, away from hardware and onto software and online services. In particular, the iCloud is now an integral feature, and perhaps the chief feature of the iPhone, from here on out.

Yes, Siri, which utilizes the iCloud, is here to stay. Of course, they may want to rethink the name, since this is too close to a widely used term for “ass” in Japanese. Nevertheless, the feature will irreversibly tie in the iPhone with the iCloud. Coupled with the new iOS5, millions will be stress testing the new operating system and the iCloud capabilities.

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Apple makes the same mistakes with iCloud service

  • 07/06/2011 at 21:07 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Apple iCloud ServiceYesterday, at WWDC 2011, Steve Jobs showed off Apple’s new North Carolina data center that cost them $1 billion and proved that Apple is serious about their new release, called iCloud. The strategy is to shift the PC out of the center of everything and reduce our need to synchronize everything through it. However, they are making the same mistakes with the Apple iCloud they have made consistently since their inception. Using reverse Polish notational thinking, they consider the move smart and in spite of it they still succeed. Apple’s success is due more to their aesthetics than anything else, though.

We all have to agree that when it comes to Apple, they make pretty packages for their hardware and software and that’s all. They lack innovation and pay only lip service to encouraging the community to participate in the larger picture.

If you buy Apple, you are getting something pretty, not revolutionary. You are also not supporting any kind of innovation, just a selling of someone else’  innovation wrapped in a pretty package. Apple did not invent the cloud technology and they are merely putting it in a pretty Apple package and making sure you buy their other products in order to use this one.

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What lies behind Apple’s iCloud?

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Apple has done things that no other company has been able to do. They created bestselling smartphone, and continue to lead the way with their innovative and young designs. That is the reason why the world waits anxiously for the official announcement of their iCloud, a colossal data center that is expected to take cloud computing to a whole new level.

Apple is anticipated to follow the steps of Google and Amazon, which both have already adventured in acquiring their own data centers. Google delivers e-mail and Android apps via the sky, while Amazon keeps its customer’s personal information stored the same way.

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