iCloud is a cloud service offeed Apple Inc. On May 31, 2011, Apple announced in a press release that it will unveil the iCloud service on June 6, 2011 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).
Days before the 2011 WWDC, Apple released the logo of iCloud, along with iOS 5 and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. Inside the Moscone center, a banner shows the logos of Mac OS X, iOS 5, iCloud: a lion for Mac OS X, "5" for iOS 5, and a cloud for iCloud.
Details have not been revealed, but there is wide speculation that the service will be used for streaming music. Reportedly, the service will begin with a free trial for iTunes customers, and after the trial has ended the user will have to pay $25 per year for the service. At WWDC 2011, Apple announced iCloud will replace MobileMe.
Lasting some 117 mins, the keynote event which some 5200 developers attended entails Apple announcement of 3 major software upgrades. First one covers the Lion OS, an upgrade from Snow Leopard, ie. you need to have Snow Leopard in your system for the latest upgrade to the new OS. Very exciting and one which after hearing some of the major improvements, I'm highly tempted to "reactivate" the use of my MacBook Air. Now, we are seeing something quite phenomenal where the Mac is concerned. … more