The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is planning significant upgrades and improvements to iCloud.
In their latest push to get customers to move to iCloud, Apple has increased the deadline for MobileMe users to claim 20GB of free iCloud storage to September 30th.
Apple is apparently testing a new web-based notification system on their iCloud website. The notification appears similar to notifications on iOS 5, but only displays “dummy” text, suggesting that the feature was added to the site before Apple intended.
With an increasing number of apps allowing users to store their documents in iCloud, Apple customers will be faced with choosing between iCloud and Dropbox. Fortunately, there is a way to sync iCloud documents with Dropbox.
In an apparent effort to drive increased iCloud adoption, Apple is offering free OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard DVDs to MobileMe customers so that they can upgrade to OS X Lion and migrate their accounts to iCloud
Apple’s iCloud services are experiencing significant issues, leaving many users without access to their iCloud mail. Apple is aware of the issue, and is working to restore access.
Following an earlier ruling in February, a German court has decided to uphold a ban against Apple over iCloud and MobileMe push e-mail services on the basis that it infringes patents held by Motorola.
A new report on Apple’s iCloud service reveals that the company holds a master decryption key and retains the right to screen content, or hand over information to legal authorities.
Apple has sent an email to customers announcing that their iWork.com public beta will be shutting down on July 31, 2012. The move is part of Apple’s ongoing transition to iCloud, which is designed to replace the functions that iWork.com once served.
Apple has released a new ad based around iCloud and how it automatically syncs all you devices. The ad shows off iTunes, photo stream, calendars and Flipboard all being used and synced with different devices.
Apple has suspended MobileMe and iCloud push email services in Germany due to an ongoing patent dispute with Motorola over the services. Contacts and calendars, on the other hand, will continue to sync normally.
Improved support and integration with iCloud is just one of many improvements in Mountain Lion. Improvements include the addition of iCloud document storage for both built-in and third-party apps.
After reaching 85 million users at the end of January, iCloud has now broken the 100 million user mark. CEO Tim Cook announced the news in his speech at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.
Reference to ZFS have recently been discovered in iOS, But what could Apple really hope to gain by implementing ZFS in their iOS devices? One promising possibility is to improve iCloud performance in iOS devices.
In a continuation of their ongoing legal battle against Apple, Motorola has filed a new lawsuit against Apple in Florida’s Southern District, claiming that the iPhone 4S and iCloud violate six separate Motorola patents.
After a difficult beginning, iCloud has really taken off, and, according to Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer, now has over 85M subscribers, which outnumbers the combined sales total of Apple devices.