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How To Try Out Apple's New Photo Storage Service Now

There’s no end to the list of services wanting to store your photos — Flickr, Google+, Dropbox, Facebook — and Apple knows it needs to up its game. Enter iCloud Photo Library, available in beta form now on any device running iOS 8.1. It won’t be available on the desktop until the OS X Photos app upgrade arrives early next year, but you can get started with the service today.


Steve Wozniak Is Now An Honorary Australian University Professor

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple and pioneering personal computer inventor, is now a professor at UTS. Woz has joined the Faculty of Engineering and IT at the university as an adjunct professor — the first post of this nature he’s taken anywhere, at any university — and will be working with students in the Innovation and Enterprise Research Lab.


Taking Apple Pay Out For A (Slightly Rocky) Spin

Now that iOS 8.1 has gone live and Apple Pay let loose in the US, we decided to take it out for a spin. And the results were… mixed.


No One's Buying iPads, Because iPads Are Forever

Today, Apple trotted out its quarterly earnings, as public companies do. Massive revenue! iPhone sales up! Mac sales up! iPad sales… well. OK, so not everything was a hit. But don’t confuse Apple’s declining tablet sales with the vanishing of the iPad. Tablets aren’t dying; they just live forever.


Why iOS Updates Require So Much Space

Every iOS update is a small deception. 117MB, well that’s not so bad! Then you look at the fine print, and a few gigabytes are required make to actually install the damn thing. So what’s really going on here?


17 Things You Can Do In OS X Yosemite That You Couldn't Do In Mavericks

If you installed OS X Yosemite at the end of last week then you’ve no doubt been busy exploring its various tools and features. Here are 17 new things you can do with the software, from hiding the traces of your Web browsing to recording screen activity on an iPad.


Reminder: Apple Pay Isn't Coming To Australia Today

If you have Amerifriends with iPhones today, you’re going to be hearing stories of how they went to their favourite stores and bought shiny new things with nothing but their phones. That’s thanks to something called Apple Pay in iOS 8.1. Before you go digging around in your settings to get it for yourself, here’s a quick reminder: it doesn’t work in Australia yet.


Can You Get Handoff To Work In OS X Yosemite?

When Apple first announced OS X Yosemite, Handoff was one of the features I was most excited about. And then this week, when the Yosemite update arrived, I was stoked to use it. Unfortunately, I can’t — and not just because of compatibility issues either.


You Can't Upgrade The RAM In The New Mac Mini

Good news: the Mac Mini is back! Bad news: ain’t no way you’re going to be upgrading the RAM yourself.


Report: Chinese Authorities Are Now Targeting iCloud Users

Right on the heels of the iPhone 6 launch, Chinese authorities are now reportedly extending the Great Firewall to include iCloud services. That includes the iMessages, Contacts and Photos of any of its citizens that own an iPhone. In other words, China’s government could be tracking their every move.


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