Apple has announced that My Photo Stream will shut down in 2 months. If you find its syncing capabilities useful, consider switching to iCloud Photos, which may require paying Apple for iCloud+ storage.
A follow-up to the Wall Street Journal’s investigation into Apple’s problematic iPhone security design reveals that victims are being locked out of their iCloud accounts.
Apple has announced Advanced Data Protection, an optional switch that enables end-to-end encryption for more types of iCloud data, including iCloud Backups, iCloud Drive, Photos, Notes, Reminders, and more.
A longstanding bug in Photos for the Mac could lead you to inadvertently share albums with the wrong people. Here’s how to avoid the bug and work around it.
In an interview with Joanna Stern of the Wall Street Journal, Apple software chief Craig Federighi said the company would be applying “multiple levels of auditability” to its controversial child sexual abuse material (CSAM) detection system. What are they? Another new Apple document explains.
Apple is piercing the privacy veil on our devices to protect children. The company claims its efforts won’t open up a Pandora’s Box in the interests of averting sexual exploitation of children or recognition of sexual material handled by children under 18 when a parent wants oversight. But it’s a big change from its previous absolutist stance in favor of user privacy.
Lauren Goode canceled her wedding in 2019 but is still being reminded of it by online algorithms. This seemingly modern-day problem was somewhat foreseeable, but it’s also not entirely new.
Have you been using iCloud Photos but wish you could switch to Google Photos? Apple has now made it possible to transfer photos and videos from iCloud to Google Photos, but not vice-versa.
Many of us take far more photos while on vacation than at any other time, but that raises the question of how best to share them with different people and groups. Particularly if you’re not enamored of sharing on social media, read on for advice, suggestions, and solutions.
If you find yourself needing a digital version of a physical photo—as uncommon as that might seem in today’s modern world—Google’s free PhotoScan app may be the ideal tool, particularly if you don’t already own a scanner, or have one in your pocket.
In this inaugural Bad Apple column, Adam Engst explores what happens to iCloud Photo Library when you turn iCloud off and back on. A preview: it took a 90-minute call with Apple to discover that the “expected behavior” requires a temporary upgrade to an unnecessary storage plan and then a 60-minute call to get the charge for that plan reversed.