8 free cloud storage apps for iPhone

8 options for cloud storage on iPhone and iPad.

iPhone owners are all aware of and probably use iCloud to backup their photos, contacts and other files. Although it currently only offers 5 GB of free storage, it is relatively cheap to upgrade to 50 GB or 200 GB at 99¢ or $2.99 per month, respectively. That said, there is a plethora of cloud storage options out there, some offering quite a bit more free storage than Apple. Here are a few options to consider, all with iOS apps (Note: cloud storage prices change often, so prices indicated reflect those at the time of writing):

Hackers threaten to wipe iPhones, no breach in Apple systems

iCloud

A group of hackers claims to have access to a large number of iCloud and Apple email accounts. Allegedly there are hundreds of millions of stolen accounts and passwords in the database, which media outlets have not been able to fully verify. Apple responded by confirming there have been no breaches in any of their systems. So where did the Apple accounts leak from?

iOS App of the Week: Power Rangers: Legacy Wars

Power Rangers: Legacy Wars

The new mobile game Power Rangers: Legacy Wars has landed on the App Store the same week the movie reboot also lands in theaters. Legacy Wars is a real-time PvP fighting game where players can build teams of three characters to do battle in famous locations from the Power Rangers movie and television show. The game features over 40 different rangers and villains from the vast Power Rangers multiverse that you can unlock and train.

How to set up and use Google Drive on your iPhone

How to use Google Drive on iPhone and iPad.

If you have a Google account (which you do if you have a gmail account), you also have access to 15 GB of free cloud storage via Google Drive. Google Drive has an iOS app that you can use to backup your photos, contacts, calendar and other files. It is basically Google's version of iCloud, but you start with 15 free GB instead of 5. Here's how to set it up and use it on your iPhone or iPad:

Review: Ghosts'n Goblins Mobile

Ghosts'n Goblins MOBILE

Before there were thousands of horror-related titles to choose from Ghosts'n Goblins was the go to favorite for many video game fans in the 80s. The run and gun platformer is one of Capcom's best selling titles, getting its start stealing quarters in the arcade before being ported to almost every major home system and platform. The game has also spawned several sequels, including Ghosts 'n Goblins: Gold Knights for iOS. The entire franchise is legendary for its level of difficulty with the original earning its own Angry Video Game Nerd episode. The first sequel Ghouls 'n Ghosts was also called the "world's second most difficult game ever made" by GameTrailers.

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