Monthly Archives: January 2015

12 Things you should know about iCloud Drive

iCloud Drive was one of the major new features introduced by Apple in iOS 8, which allows you to store all your documents in iCloud, so that you can access it them from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or even PC. Now what does that mean for you?

1. What is iCloud Drive?

iCloud Drive allows you to store all your documents such as presentations, spreadsheets, PDFs, images, etc.. in iCloud, so you can access them from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or even PC. You can call it a competitor to cloud based services like Dropbox and Microsoft's OneDrive, but in case of iCloud Drive, as you might have guessed, it is tightly integrated with iOS and Mac platform. Prior to iCloud Drive or iOS 8, you could only access and edit files using an...

Decrypt This: 2014 was the biggest year for malware yet

Time to pack up your booze and party hats. I’ve got one more roundup which is sure to make you think twice before downloading that latest New Years music mix online. Whether it was a cash register down at Home Depot, SCADA systems installed at nuclear power plant facilities, or even just the webcam perched at the crest of your laptop, if there’s any lesson we learned in 2014, it’s that nothing is safe from the ever-present threat of malware and the hackers that create it. In this final infection inflection I’ll cover the biggest stories that popped up and even give you a glimpse of what you can expect on the wires in 2015. NSA Leaks While they technically began in June of 2013, the biggest bombshells from Edward Snowden’s leaked NSA documents arrive in the first half...