Monday April 24, 2017

Apple Teaches iCloud Users to Back Up Elsewhere

Many of us use some sort of cloud backup for our desktops, tablets, and phones nowadays, and we just assume that it is a safe alternative to keeping control of our own data. Apple went the extra mile last week in making sure that its users are very clear on the benefits of keeping control of our own physical copies of data that we need backed up.

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However, Apple was simply helping its users learn a valuable lesson that a single cloud backup point, may not be a backup at all.

It seems that no one lost any of their data permanently, thank goodness.

"You recently received an email incorrectly stating that your iCloud storage plan has been discontinued," the note reads. "Your 50 GB iCloud storage plan is not affected and will continue to renew automatically.

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