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How to simplify overlapping cloud storage services

You don't really need 18 cloud accounts.

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iCloud Drive is backing up files you haven't saved yet

It's a feature, not a bug, but Glenn Fleishman thinks Apple should at least give users a choice.

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How to make the best use of Mail Drop

A reader needs a bit more information about the workings of Mail Drop. For the most part it's entirely seamless, but Chris Breen explains the few gotchas.

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What to do when iCloud Keychain fails to sync

A reader has updated to Yosemite but his iCloud Keychain passwords are missing from Safari. Chris Breen provides a solution.

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How to use iCloud Drive

With Yosemite and iOS 8 Apple has loosened the shackles on iCloud storage. Here's how to put it to use on your Yosemite-running Mac, iOS 8 device, and the web.

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Continuity and Spotlight highlight the need to closely examine where our data goes

SMS forwarding is great on its face, but it could weaken two-factor authentication schemes—and that's not the only problem.

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iOS 8.1 arrives, which means Apple Pay is live

Other new features include iCloud Photo Library and the return of the Camera Roll.

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Everything you need to know about iCloud security

Glenn Fleishman explains why two-factor authentication is a must for not just your iCloud account, but your friends and family's accounts too.

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iCloud two-step verification just added another step: app-specific passwords

As of October 9, 2014, those using two-step verification will have to generate app specific passwords for third-party apps the use iCloud data.

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Apple releases iCloud Drive for Windows PCs

Mac users have to wait for the release of OS X Yosemite to snag iCloud Drive support.