You can now buy 2TB of iCloud storage for $20/month, but free tier is still just 5GB

iCloud 2TB Storage tier

With eight days left until Apple’s big iPhone 7 reveal scheduled for September 7, the company has just added a brand new two-terabyte tier to its iCloud storage upgrades.

Now available for purchase on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch in Settings → Storage, or a Mac in System Preferences → iCloud → Manage, it’ll set data-hungry users back $19.99 each month…. Read the rest of this post here



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Dropbox gains document scanner, secure file sharing and other productivity improvements

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Dropbox today announced a major update to its mobile and desktop clients across platforms, including the ability to scan documents in the mobile app, create Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel files on the go, share files securely with others using access privileges and much more.

On the downside, Dropbox’s existing Camera Sync feature has been removed from the mobile app so you now must manage photos using the desktop client. Dropbox for iOS is available at no charge via the App Store. The Mac client must be downloaded directly from the Dropbox website…. Read the rest of this post here



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Report: Apple developing at least 6 cloud infrastructure projects incl. servers to prevent snooping

Following two reports earlier this month detailing Apple’s deal to move iCloud partly to Google’s Cloud Platform, as well as the company’s efforts at building out its own cloud infrastructure, The Information today offers new details on the projects.

Adding to a report from VentureBeat earlier this week, today’s report offers more details on what Apple is doing with“Project McQueen” that could see the company replacing third-party vendors with more of its own cloud infrastructure. The Information reports that Project McQueen is actually just one of at least six internal efforts at Apple including building its own servers, networking equipment, and “systems that could one day help developers to power their apps.”

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Filed under: iOS Devices Tagged: Apple, cloud, Encryption, FBI, icloud, Infrastructure, project mcqueen, Servers, snooping, spying
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Report: Apple’s iCloud to soon be partially powered by Google Cloud Platform

According to CRN and other sources, iCloud will soon be partially powered by the Google Cloud Platform by way of a deal that could also be used as leverage to cut its cloud costs with Amazon and Microsoft. Such a move is a big win for Google’s burgeoning cloud enterprise business.

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Filed under: AAPL Company Tagged: cloud, cloud enterprise, Google Cloud Platform, icloud, Servers
Source: 9to5 Mac