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iWork on iCloud, able to download as varies format and edit on iWork or Office [Video]

iWork on iCloud

If you have read our previous on iCloud now on Beta, you would have know that Apple have launch iCloud into its beta state. All developers are now able to try out iCloud.com, not just with iCloud.com’s Web Apps, but also from iOS 5.

This is huge, as now iOS devices, Macs and Web are almost integrated tightly. This is not Apple’s first implementation of it. Previously they had came out with MobileMe. Of course, wasn’t too successful, but with iPhone and iPad’s popularity, the demand for cloud syncing are growing too. Thus I feel that Apple have put in a lot of effort in making this cloud storage and sync as useful and as fast as possible.

Sync-ing from iOS iWork to iCloud is pretty fast!

Video below shows that iWork documents are sync into iCloud in just seconds after creation, and it is constantly pulling the changes up into the cloud. So you virtually don’t need to save and will have a copy of your document pulled from iPhone/iPad to iCloud. This is pretty neat.

I can imagine a use case like I was working on my document on my Macbook Pro, but I need to rush off to work. I don’t need to save a copy of the document and send it to my email, so I can download it from my iPad. I can just access iWork app on my iPad and will have exact same copy of the document while I’m commuting to work.

Check out the video below for a demo of iWork on iCloud:


Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac in Mac App Store

Sync Windows Phone 7 and Zune on Mac

Not everyone Mac users are iPhone users, so what if you are holding a Windows 7 Phone or a Zune  and your only computer is Mac? Worry no more because Microsoft just launched Windows Phone 7 Connector which is free and available on the Mac App Store!

Syncing from Windows Phone 7 Connector

Windows Phone  7 Connector not allows you to sync media files like songs and podcast, you can also sync the photos and video you took on your Windows Phone 7. The interface of the connector is very iTunes-like, so it gives Mac users a very familiar usage.

So if you are holding a Windows Phone 7 or a Zune, go on to the Mac App Store and download Windows Phone 7 Connector now for Free!


Wireless iPhone Sync rejected by App Store, but available in Cydia

Apple rejected Wireless iPhone Sync which we have seen in video previously, we know that is it not going to be approved.

But nevertheless, it’s developer Greg Hughes turned to Cydia, after being rejected by App Store. Cydia – the jailbreak “app store” where you can find apps that can only be run on Jailbroken iPhones.

You can get the Wifi Sync App in Cydia now for USD$9.99

Hughes told Engadget that an Apple representative told him over the phone that the application was not specifically in violation of the terms of the iPhone OS developer agreement.

While he agreed that the app doesn’t technically break the rules, he said that it does encroach upon the boundaries of what they can and cannot allow on their store,” the developer said. “He also cited security concerns.

Check out the video:


Sync to your iPhone Wirelessly using WiFi

Greg Hughes posted video on youtube teasing us on Sync your iPhone wirelessly through wifi!

Yes, and he is submitting his App to Apple for approval, but we all can tell it will be rejected, but nevertheless, we will be seeing his app at least on cydia.

here’s the video:

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Apple Releases iTunes 9.0.2, Support for Apple TV

Apple has released iTunes 9.0.2 to support Apple TV 3.0 adds an option for “dark” viewing option for Grid View and additional accessibility support.

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Other than the above, it also came with some other updates

  1. A new Column browser for browsing your artists or albums, TV Shows, movies and more.
  2. Home Sharing now helps you to manage your family’s purchases between computers in your home. iTunes can automatically sync new purchases or you can manually choose items.
  3. iTunes Store has a improved look for easier and quicker navigation
  4. iPod and iPhone syncing now allows you to organize your iPhone and iPod touch home screens directly in iTunes. Syncing is now also more flexible, allowing you to sync individual artists, genres, or TV show and Podcast episodes.
  5. iTunes U are now organized in their own section in your iTunes Library
  6. Sync Support for iPod Nano (5th Gen), iPod Classic (Fall 2009) and iPod Touch (Fall 2009)
  7. It breaks Palm Pre Sync with iTunes, but jail Broken iPhones still sync perfectly!

Check out Apple’s iTunes Website to download the latest iTunes 9.0.2

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