Apple long has argued in favor of customer privacy, but the company wants to do more with your personal data so services like Siri voice recognition can get smarter.A new option in its iOS 10.3 software, released earlier this week for beta testing, asks iPhone and iPad users to share iCloud account data. iCloud services include file storage, email, calendars, photo management, password synchronization, and music and video library management.Privacy is a thorny issue for tech companies. It sounds nice in principle, but it's technically complicated. And until an FBI investigator arrives, we're more likely to care about how well our phones steer us around traffic and flag important messages than we are about whether a tech company's data center is peering into our personal lives.Apple argues it's possible to have both good services and good privacy. Indeed, it touted privacy even with earlier versions of iOS that already gather data about how we use iPhones and iPads. "Analysis of data … [Read more...] about Apple: You share iCloud data, and we’ll make iPhones smarter
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Apple's free iCloud service offers users a ton of features, including multi-device cloud backup; online file and photo storage; and syncing for your calendars, contacts, notes, reminders, photos, email, and device preferences. All iCloud accounts get 5GB of online storage space for free, but if you plan to use either the file storage or backup features, that 5GB can vanish in an instant. To augment the free iCloud experience, Apple provides a number of different paid storage options for its users: If you're close to your storage limit or have already run out, here's what you need to know! What are iCloud's storage tiers? Apple currently offers four different paid subscription tiers for iCloud, split between all the devices you're using. This includes iPhones, iPads, Macs, and supported Windows computers. Note: If you're on a Family Sharing plan and purchase the $2.99 or $9.99/month plans, you can share your storage space with up to five other family members; while you'll share the … [Read more...] about Which iCloud storage plan should you get?
While we all resent that Apple provides just 5G of free iCloud storage space, no matter how many of its products you own, most Apple OS owners use the online service. Here's a few little things it does that might make life a little easier.Lost and found againIf you accidentally delete a file, contact, bookmark or calendar item from iCloud you can easily find it and restore it using iCloud online. Visit www.icloud.com and login with your Apple ID. Then tap the Settings icon, and scroll down the page to the Advanced area. Once there, you can choose to Restore Files, Contacts, Calendars and Reminders and Bookmarks. The process can take a few minutes, and you may be surprised at some of the files you find still available to you there – don’t wait too long, as files are kept here for only 30- ays. When you find the item(s) you are looking for, just tap the checkbox and hit Restore.Easy shareYou can share photos and videos with other family members from within iCloud even if they … [Read more...] about 5 clever little iCloud tips you’ll probably use
Calendar Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 12:05 a.m. Share this story JUST 4 TEENS: READ, VOTE AND WIN Where: Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo ADVERTISING When: Through Oct. 6 Details: Calling all teens! Review and vote for your favorite book from the Great American Reads List. Enter as many times as you want; one entry per book. Submit your review and be entered to win a prize. Contest open to ages 12-19. Contact: Gretchen Andrews, 933-8890, [email protected] ABSTRACT ONLY! ART EXHIBIT Where: Wailoa Center, 200 Piopio St., Hilo When: Regular center hours through Aug. 30 Details: Learn about and enjoy abstract art. Contact: Wailoa Center, 933-0416, [email protected] GATEWOOD AND AMEMIYA ART EXHIBITION Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo When: Regular center hours through Aug. 31 Details: Features abstract paintings from Lamerol Gatewood’s Energy Series and Hilo’s Clayton Amemiya’s wood … [Read more...] about Community Calendar for August 22
Calendar Saturday, August 25, 2018, 12:05 a.m. Share this story Arts and Exhibits TODAY, Aug. 25 ADVERTISING ABSTRACT ONLY! ART EXHIBIT Where: Wailoa Center, 200 Piopio St., Hilo When: Regular center hours through Thursday Details: Learn about and enjoy abstract art. Contact: Wailoa Center, 933-0416, [email protected] GATEWOOD AND AMEMIYA ART EXHIBITION Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo When: Regular center hours through Friday Details: Features abstract paintings from Lamerol Gatewood’s Energy Series and Hilo’s Clayton Amemiya’s wood fired ceramics. Contact: Monique Ortiz, 961-5711, [email protected] Classes TODAY, Aug. 25 YOGA WITH CATHERINE SOUTHERN Where: Hilo Armory, Culture & Education Classroom, 28 Shipman St., Hilo When: 5 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27 Details: Bring your own mat and towel. Cost for the 10 sessions is $30. Classes will continue throughout the year. To register, call the number below. … [Read more...] about Calendar for August 25
Calendar Saturday, September 22, 2018, 12:05 a.m. Share this story Arts & Exhibits TODAY, Sept. 22 ADVERTISING HI CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday Details: More than 25 artists are participating in this dynamic and diverse group exhibition with works from invited artist, Darrell Orwig. The juror for the show is Henry Bianchini. Contact: Monique Ortiz, [email protected], 961-5711 ONE LUCID DREAM: A RETROSPECTIVE OF ART WORKS BY KEN CHARON Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., except Sundays, through Oct. 6 Details: The exhibit hosts a unique collection of original paintings, drawing and objects created throughout Charon’s long artistic career. The public is invited to a free opening reception from 5-7 p.m. today. Contact: Emily C. Weiss, 967-8222, [email protected] COMING CALL TO … [Read more...] about Calendar for September 22