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The online iCloud app betas are now available to Windows users with iCloud accounts
The online iCloud app betas are now available to Windows users with iCloud accounts

iWork in the cloud opens to Windows users — Apple’s iWork for iCloud took another step towards coming out of beta by opening up to all Apple ID holders, including Windows users. Previously, the public beta was available only if you used Apple devices to access the website. [Go to icloud.com, put in your Apple ID email address and password.]
The web-based versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are designed to work cross platform, just like Microsoft’s online versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Apple signs on to Obama’s cybersecurity framework as Tim Cook calls privacy ‘life and death’ issue — Apple is among more than a half-dozen major US corporations that have agreed to integrate the White House’s Cybersecurity Framework into their operations, but the iPhone maker will not share security information with the federal government.

Grammy-nominated NZ-born DJ Zane Lowe leaving flagship BBC Radio show, joining Apple — One of BBC Radio’s most popular music personalities is set to leave the historic British broadcaster in March, and will reportedly move across the pond to take a still-unknown position at Apple.

For Apple’s revamped photo experience to work, iCloud changes are needed — The impending release of Photos for OS X and the new iCloud Photo Library make Apple’s commitment to the cloud more important than ever before. But the company’s current iCloud storage options are confusing to the average user (says Apple Insider) and remain a significant hurdle it must find a way to address.

Rumours Apple is working on a car — Apple has been making significant hires from the automotive world. Why? We don’t know …

Last chance for Adobe training deal — Train Simple brings you award-winning Adobe training videos to make an Adobe expert and web design master out of you. Learn a little now and a little later, it’s yours for life at US$79 instead of $500.

BusyMac releases BusyContacts for Macintosh — BusyMac made a name for itself by giving us a better calendar than iCal called BusyCal. The company’s done it again with the release of BusyContacts.