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Topic: iCloud

Apple reopens iTunes Match beta to additional developers

09/10/2011, 09:09 pm

Apple has quietly opened up the beta for its iTunes Match service to a second batch of developers as the company readies it for launch this fall.


iCloud Communications drops trademark suit; Apple in dispute over Chinese logo

09/06/2011, 10:09 pm

iCloud Communications has changed its name and filed for dismissal of its trademark lawsuit against Apple over its forthcoming iCloud service. Also, Apple is in the midst of a dispute against a Chinese foodstuffs company over their logos.


HTML suggests 'Find My Friends' social service still coming to Apple's iCloud

09/03/2011, 02:09 pm

More evidence of a "Find My Friends" social networking service from Apple has surfaced, with alleged Apple-written HTML code suggesting it could be a part of iCloud when it launches this fall.


Rumor: Apple's iCloud to be powered by Microsoft, Amazon servers

09/03/2011, 02:09 am

Apple's upcoming iCloud service is rumored to rely on both Microsoft's Azure and Amazon's AWS for hosting, as the company has played to its strength of building a consumer-facing experience rather than becoming a cloud provider.


Apple seeds Mac OS X 10.7.2 beta, iCloud beta 10 to developers

09/02/2011, 02:09 pm

Apple on Friday supplied developers with new beta builds of Mac OS X 10.7.2 Lion, as well as the tenth pre-release test version of iCloud.


iTunes Match music streaming removed from Apple's iOS 5 beta 7

09/01/2011, 12:09 pm

With this week's release of iOS 5 beta 7, Apple has completely removed the ability to temporarily cache iTunes Match songs via iCloud, forcing beta testers to instead download songs and save them on their iOS device.


Briefly: AAC supplying iPhone 5 parts; Icon speculation; iTunes Match beta

09/01/2011, 01:09 am

Supplier AAC has confirmed that it is providing parts for the next-generation iPhone, while an icon for the iPhone in a recent beta build of iPhoto has prompted speculation that Apple will change the screen size on the next iPhone. Also, Apple has closed the initial developer beta for the iTunes Match service just days after launching it.


Apple's iTunes Match beta supports streaming music playback

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.


Apple seeds developers new iTunes 6.1 beta with iCloud iTunes Match

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.


Evidence suggests Apple will bring iCloud to Snow Leopard

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.


Email scam targets MobileMe users with iCloud upgrade bait

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.


MP3tunes ruling seen as victory for cloud-based music services

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.


Apple releases new developer builds of Mac OS X Lion, iCloud

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.


Apple's iCloud faces consumer confusion over 'cloud computing'

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.


Agreements not yet in place for Apple to launch cloud movie service

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.


Apple officially killing MobileMe sync for keychains, widgets, accounts, preferences

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.


Inside iCloud: Apple's new Documents & Data cloud service

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.


RBC: Apple would only launch low-cost iPhone if it had 'category-killer' experience

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."


Inside iCloud: Apple's new web services for iOS and Mac OS X Lion

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.


Apple launches Find My Mac tool for iCloud.com beta

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.