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How to recover lost contacts on an iPhone

Accidentally losing a contact or deleting an important one from your iPhone can be a panic-inducing experience, but after a deep breath and a quick trip to iCloud.com, everything will be back in order.
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The recipe for Apple Pie: How and why Apple is taking charge of its own cloud services

Cloud services underpin Apple’s most widely used apps, but the company currently relies on some of its biggest competition to keep things running smoothly.
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Back up your iPhone to your computer with these 6 iTunes alternatives

Living in fear of losing your contacts, photos, messages, and notes on your iPhone? Fear no more! These simple backup tools are designed to save your device from unforseen mayhem and data destruction.
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Meet Optimized Storage, MacOS Sierra's best kept secret

MacOS Sierra does a lot of cool stuff. But there’s one feature that you’ll probably get more use out of than all the others combined, and it’s an easy one to miss - Optimized Storage.
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Apple adds new top-tier iCloud storage option of 2 terabytes for $20 per month

Apple is expanding its iCloud storage service by offering up to 2TB for $20 per month. The move comes just one week before the launch of the iPhone 7, and some speculate that the new tier could have to do with a new 256GB iPhone model.
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Celebgate: Second hacker faces jail time for stealing nude pics

A Chicago man faces jail time for operating a phishing campaign that enabled him to gain access to private pictures and videos in 2014's "Celebgate" scandal. The offender, Edward Majerczyk, is the second person to be charged in connection…
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How to use iCloud like a pro on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or PC

Apple's iCloud is far more useful than you might imagine. Check out our comprehensive guide on to use iCloud to make the most of the free software suite so you can store, sync, and see all updates no matter your device.
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How to make a contact group on iPhone 2:09

Learn how to set up contact groups in your iPhone to separate groups of people into lists for simpler and quicker communication. You can use iCloud or an alternative app from the iOS App Store.
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Apple argues internally over the future of iCloud, report claims

Apple can't agree on what to do with iCloud, a report claims. However, changes are on the horizon that could vastly improve the iCloud system for both users and developers. It might just take a while for Apple to implement them.
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Apple picks apart FBI’s ‘reckless’ and ‘uninformed’ argument in scathing new brief

In a court filing, Apple rejected the government's legal arguments for compelling it to unlock the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone. It characterized the FBI's order as a violation of its free speech rights.
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Apple signs deal to power part of iCloud with Google Cloud Platform

In a move that sees Apple working with one of its chief competitors, the company has signed a deal to power part of iCloud with the Google Cloud Platform, reducing its reliance on Amazon Web Services.
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Celebgate: Pennsylvania man to plead guilty for hacking stars’ nude photos

The infamous "Celebgate" hack of 2014 that saw nude pictures of Hollywood stars land on the Web was partly the work of a Pennsylvania hacker. Ryan Collins is set to plead guilty for his involvement in the scandal and faces a jail term of up…