08/30/2011, 12:08 am
The developer preview of Apple's forthcoming iTunes Match service for iCloud contains early support for streaming music, according to people familiar with the matter.
08/29/2011, 09:08 pm
Apple has released a new version of iTunes for developer testing of the functionality of iCloud's new iTunes Match feature for storing songs "in the cloud" for flexible access from mobile devices.
08/29/2011, 02:08 pm
For Mac users who have not yet upgraded to Lion, new evidence suggests Apple will add iCloud support to its predecessor, Snow Leopard, in the form of an update.
08/26/2011, 04:08 pm
Scammers are trying to trick Apple's existing MobileMe subscribers into providing credit card information, purportedly to migrate to the new iCloud service, in a new spam campaign that echoes previous attempts.
08/23/2011, 01:08 am
A partial victory by defendant MP3tunes in a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by major record companies may set a precedent for the legal validity of cloud-based digital music "lockers" from other companies, including Apple, Google and Amazon.
08/12/2011, 05:08 pm
In its ongoing work to prepare developers for the autumn release of iCloud, Apple has issued new updates of Mac OS X Lion and the iCloud package that provides support for the company's online features to Macs.
08/09/2011, 09:08 am
As Apple plans to push its iCloud service to consumers this fall, a new survey has found that most people don't even know what the term "cloud computing" means.
08/08/2011, 10:08 am
Apple is not prepared to launch its in-the-works cloud-based movie streaming and re-downloading service, as licensing agreements with a number of major Hollywood studios have reportedly not yet been secured.
08/06/2011, 10:08 pm
While many of the features of MobileMe are simply being upgraded in the move to iCloud, Apple has previously noted that Gallery, iDisk and iWeb are on the chopping block. Now, the company has further made it clear that data sync features will also be canceled in its iCloud transition steps.
08/06/2011, 12:08 pm
In place of the simple cloud storage and web hosting services in today's MobileMe, including iDisk, iWeb and Gallery, Apple is preparing an innovative new cloud-based Documents & Data service. Here's how it works.
08/05/2011, 12:08 am
After a meeting with two of Apple's top executives, RBC Capital Markets analyst Mike Abramsky said the company's primary requirement for launching a lower-end iPhone is whether the handset would provide an "innovative, category-killer experience."
08/04/2011, 04:08 pm
Apple's iCloud services, announced this summer at the company's Worldwide Developer Conference, are quickly maturing for their initial release this fall. Here's what's new and what's changed.
08/03/2011, 10:08 pm
Apple has activated the new Find My Mac tool for developers with early access to Apple's iCloud service, allowing users to locate, lock and even wipe a lost Mac computer.
08/01/2011, 07:08 pm
Apple has posted a not yet fully functional login page for its new iCloud service, representing a revamped version of its existing Mail, Contacts, Calendar and Find My iPhone MobileMe apps as well as newly integrating the document sharing features of iWork.com.
07/24/2011, 11:07 am
Apple on Saturday evening tapped developers to begin testing a fifth pre-release version of its iCloud cloud computing service software for the company's new Mac OS X 10.7 Lion operating system alongside the first external beta of Mac OS X 10.7.2.
07/19/2011, 03:07 am
Some industry players are concerned that Apple, the world's largest consumer of NAND flash memory, could cause demand for memory to dwindle with the introduction of its iCloud service.
07/13/2011, 09:07 pm
Starting tomorrow, the much-anticipated European streaming music service Spotify will compete with iTunes on Apple's home turf, offering "any track, any time, anywhere" for free.
07/06/2011, 09:07 pm
Amazon announced Wednesday a promotion offering unlimited music storage to users who purchase a Cloud Drive storage plan, heating up competition before Apple's fall launch of its iCloud and iTunes Match services.
06/24/2011, 04:06 pm
Apple on Friday offered some additional transparency on its MobileMe to iCloud transition, specifying which features will safely make the jump to the new service and which will be lost forever -- namely iDisk, Gallery and iWeb.
06/21/2011, 10:06 pm
Apple's Senior Product Manager for iCloud has left the company to join youth health curriculum provider HealthTeacher as Vice President of Product.