DropTunes is a third party site that uses your Dropbox storage to host MP3s and then play them back to you through your web browser. This is not a million miles away from Apple’s soon to launch iTunes in the Cloud service where you will be able to access and sync all of your MP3s from across all of your iDevices.
According to Bloomberg, iCloud is more than a compelling new free service – it’s a Steve Jobs-led terrorist attack on the PC industry (I may be paraphrasing). By introducing a service that shares files across devices, Jobs is taking another step towards sidelining the PC industry he helped create.
It seems as though Apple’s hard at work in placing pieces of their cloud technology on already existing devices, enabling users to sync new music, apps, or iBooks purchased on the iBookstore or an iDevice to be wirelessly synced to any other iDevice logged in with the same Apple ID.
After a false start yesterday, Apple has finally made iTunes 10.3 available for download.
When discussing iCloud, Steve Jobs said in his keynote this morning “we’re going to demote the PC and the Mac to just be a device.” John Gruber sums up today’s announcement very succinctly…
For months we speculated about Apple’s cloud service. On Sunday it was widely tipped that you would be able to run iCloud on Time Capsule. Ultimately this turned out to be bogus. So what exactly is iCloud? Find more about Apple’s latest service, inside.
Alongside the first beta of iOS 5, and another developer preview of OS X Lion, Apple has released iTunes 10.5 beta, which is required to sync iOS 5 devices (and enable more iCloud-related features), as well as the developer beta of their new iCloud service.
MobileMe Has Died. Long Live MobileMe. In the wake of iCloud, Apple is refunding customers who recently paid to upgrade their MobileMe accounts.
Apple just put on an incredible keynote for the 2011 World-Wide Developer, uncovering and revealing all kinds of exciting new things for all of us! In this post, I’ll summarize the developments announced for the upcoming iOS 5.
That was quick! Today’s WWDC video is now available to watch online at Apple.com.
Following Apple’s big, beautiful WWDC keynote (we’ll have more on that later). it appears that Apple has opened up the download page for iOS 10.3, which likely enables some of the new cloud-i-ness of iTunes.
Apple has just pushed the iCloud page live on Apple.com.
Want to know what’s happening at the WWDC event today? Follow this thread for commentary to keep up to date on Apple’s iCloud, OS X Lion, and iOS 5 announcements.
June is typically Apple’s biggest month for product news, and this year is no exception. Steve Jobs will take the stage at 10 am Pacific today at San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center to deliver the company’s keynote address for the Worldwide Developer Conference. WWDC 2011 is all about software.
Cult of Mac is reporting that Apple’s Time Capsule may play a big part in Apple’s iCloud strategy. It is expected that Apple will use Time Capsules to run the iCloud service.
At Apple’s 1997 WWDC, Steve Jobs discusses “home directory”, which is essentially the same thing that we are just now calling “cloud computing.” Notable? Yes! Especially considering what we’re likely to see unfold on Monday!