Publication: Tidbits

First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Turn Off Automatic iOS App Updates

Let me cut to the chase. With iOS 8 coming out on Wednesday, 16 September 2014, vast numbers of developers will be releasing updates to their apps. If you have automatic app updates enabled for your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, I recommend you turn that ... [Published Tidbits - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

iOS 8 Users: Do Not Upgrade to iCloud Drive

Prominent among Apple’s WWDC announcements for iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 Yosemite was iCloud Drive, designed in part to bring iCloud’s previously document- and app-specific storage capabilities back into plain view in the Finder (“,” 2 June 2014). With iCloud ... [Published Tidbits - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Sell Record Four Million in 24 Hours

In keeping with tradition, that the latest iPhone models — the iPhone 6 and the large-screen iPhone 6 Plus — have set a new record for pre-orders, topping over four million in the first 24 hours. That’s twice as many pre-orders as Apple took for the last ... [Published Tidbits - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

FunBITS: Test Driving Amazon’s Prime Music

Amazon has been busy recently, debuting the (for our review, see “,” 25 July 2014) as well as rolling out its Prime Music streaming music service. Available only to Amazon Prime subscribers, Prime Music enables you to stream songs, whole albums, and curated ... [Published Tidbits - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Apple iOS, iTunes, Rdio Inc
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Eulogy for the iPod classic

Overshadowed by the excitement of Apple’s latest product announcements was the loss of a long-standing Apple product. On 9 September 2014, Apple took its Web site offline briefly to slip in a redesign, new iPhone models, and the Apple Watch, but when ... [Published Tidbits - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Apple Releases New iCloud Storage Plans

In the past, if you wanted more than the free 5 GB of iCloud storage for iCloud mail, backups, and documents, you could add 10 GB for $20 per year, 20 GB for $40 per year, or 50 GB for $100 per year. Those prices and storage quantities sound downright ... [Published Tidbits - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

How to Get Your Free U2 Album

This is an article that shouldn’t exist. When Apple announced that it was paying the band U2 so every iTunes customer could download U2’s new album “Songs of Innocence” for free until 13 October 2014 (when the album officially goes on sale), how you obtained ... [Published Tidbits - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 14: Server Maintenance

This article is a pre-release chapter in the upcoming “Take Control of OS X Server,” by , scheduled for public release later in 2014. Apart from , and , these chapters are available only to TidBITS members; see for details. Assuming you’ve worked your ... [Published Tidbits - Sep 09 2014]
Entities: Mac OS X, Wiki, Charles Edge
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Tim Cook Promises Improved iCloud Security

In the wake of the theft of nude photos from celebrities (see “,” 2 September 2014) — a theft that seems linked to Apple’s iCloud suite of online services — Apple CEO in his first interview about the situation.Here’s what Apple is planning:Starting in ... [Published Tidbits - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

iCloud Flaw Not Source of Celebrity Photo Leak

Over the weekend, . It is one of the deepest, most disturbing violations of privacy possible, and while this incident focused on the famous, the crime is certainly neither new nor limited to those living public lives. As speculation swirled around the ... [Published Tidbits - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 13: Backup

This article is a pre-release chapter in the upcoming “Take Control of OS X Server,” by , scheduled for public release later in 2014. Apart from , and , these chapters are available only to TidBITS members; see for details. The long-lamented Dantz Development, ... [Published Tidbits - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 12: Software Updates

This article is a pre-release chapter in the upcoming “Take Control of OS X Server,” by , scheduled for public release later in 2014. Apart from , and , these chapters are available only to TidBITS members; see for details. Frequent software updates have ... [Published Tidbits - Aug 26 2014]

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iOS 8 Users: Do Not Upgrade to iCloud Drive [Published Tidbits - 18 hours ago]
Turn Off Automatic iOS App Updates [Published Tidbits - 18 hours ago]
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Sell Record Four Mil... [Published Tidbits - Sep 15 2014]
FunBITS: Test Driving Amazon’s Prime Music [Published Tidbits - Sep 12 2014]
Eulogy for the iPod classic [Published Tidbits - Sep 12 2014]
How to Get Your Free U2 Album [Published Tidbits - Sep 10 2014]
Apple Releases New iCloud Storage Plans [Published Tidbits - Sep 10 2014]
Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 14: Server... [Published Tidbits - Sep 09 2014]
Chapter 14 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now... [Published Tidbits - Sep 09 2014]
Tim Cook Promises Improved iCloud Security [Published Tidbits - Sep 05 2014]
iCloud Flaw Not Source of Celebrity Photo Leak [Published Tidbits - Sep 03 2014]
Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 13: Backup [Published Tidbits - Sep 02 2014]
Find the Time, Worldwide, with the Time Zones App [Published Tidbits - Sep 01 2014]
FunBITS: Getting The Most Out Of Your iPhone’s ... [Published Tidbits - Aug 29 2014]
Replace a Dying iPhone 5 Battery: Take Two [Published Tidbits - Aug 28 2014]
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