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iCloud now relies on Google Cloud Platform to store files

Apple switches from Microsoft Azure to Google Cloud. It’s been widely believed that Apple uses Microsoft Azure and Amazon S3 cloud platforms for its own built-in iCloud service. However, this may have been changed recently, as the iOS security guide now lists Google Clould instead of Azure as one of the third-party cloud services where Apple stores files and data. Spotted by CNBC just recently, the change could have been made in January, when Apple last updated its security guide. It’s said that: The encrypted chunks of the file are stored, without any user-identifying information, using third-party storage services, such as[…]

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You can now access Google Drive from the Files app

Update for Google Drive adds support for Files on iOS 11. Google has just released an update to its Google Drive app. After installing update 4.2017.37510, users with iPhone and iPad running iOS 11 will be able to access their Drive storage from the Files app. Under the ‘More location’ section in the Files app for iOS 11, you will see a new provider available – Google Drive. According to Google, the integration with Files also extends to documents uploaded to Google Drive, but opened through the Files app. With the latest version of the Drive app installed, you can[…]

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Dropbox for iOS can now scan documents

The cloud storage app gets updated for iOS Popular cloud storage service Dropbox has been updated for iOS devices. Dropbox for iOS now allows you to scan documents and save them as .PDF files on the cloud for a quick sharing. iPhone and iPad users can use Dropbox to scan printed documents, whiteboards, sketches, receipts and other things that could be converted to searchable PDF files. The update for iOS also includes some other cool features. All Dropbox customers can add comments to photos, create Microsoft Office documents and manage photos from their Mac computers. With this update, Dropbox becomes[…]

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