Tag Archives: iCloud
Apple updated it’s iCloud website ahead of iOS 6 launch. Theres two new web apps included in iCloud website, those are Reminders and Notes. Of course there is also iOS like notification banners, which pops up when user receive new emails, notes, events, reminders and so on. User need to have iCloud website open to get real-time notifications. As Apple adds more apps to iCloud, it’s gaining more appeal to it.
iCloud was released to Developers June 6, 2011 and Public release were on October 12, 2011. The cloud-based system allows users to store music, photos, applications, documents, bookmarks, reminders, backups, notes, iBooks, and contacts, and provides a platform for Apple’s email servers and calendars. Third-party iOS and OS X app developers are able to implement iCloud functionality in their apps through the iCloud API.
Mobile Me closed yesterday and Apple is now using only iCloud. This means that if you haven’t move your pictures from iDisk to iCloud, you’ll lose them.
Those who have moved to use iCloud don’t need to worry about contacts, Calendar, Bookmarks, Find My iPhone and Back to My Mac, but iWeb sites, pictures and and files located on iDisk do not transfer. If you ignored last years notice that this is happening, this is what you need to do according to Apple:
What happens to the iWeb sites that I’ve published to MobileMe?
You can continue publishing iWeb sites to MobileMe through June 30th, 2012, even after moving to iCloud. After June 30th, websites published to MobileMe will no longer be available. However, with iWeb you can easily move a site published to MobileMe to another web hosting service. Please read this article for details.
What happens to the photos that I’ve posted to my MobileMe Gallery?
You can continue using MobileMe Gallery through June 30th, 2012, even after moving to iCloud. After June 30th, your gallery will no longer be available. You should save copies of all photos published to your gallery before that date. If you have a Mac, it is likely that most of your gallery photos are already in iPhoto. If not, you can sync the gallery photos to your iPhoto library. You can also download your photos and movies directly from the web. Please read this article for details.
What happens to the files on my MobileMe iDisk?
You can continue using MobileMe iDisk through June 30th, 2012, even after moving to iCloud. After June 30th, iDisk will no longer be available. You should save copies of all files stored on iDisk before that date. Please read this article for details.
If you still need some help, Apple has set up FAQ which answers most of your questions.
Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is planning big changes to iTunes at the end of this year. Bloomberg gathered this information from inside the company. Apple’s revamp is going to be straight counter to Google’s recent moves.
Key to this revamp will be iCloud. iCloud is going to be more tightly integrated, allowing easier access to and management of content across your devices. Another big thing is going to be content discovery and deeper social integration.
Apple is rumored to negotiate with the record labels to to allow users to send music to friends for free, same as you can do already in Spotify and Google Music.
iWork.com public beta is no longer available. July 31st 2012, you will not be able to access your documents in iWork.com.
Heres what iWork team emailed:
Dear iWork.com user,