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Report: iCloud Will Restore Expired MobileMe Accounts

Posted on 16/06/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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As part of Apple’s release of and transition to their new, free iCloud service, Apple will reportedly be restoring people’s expired MobileMe accounts. A recent report indicates that 9to5Mac got ahold of an expired MobileMe account, and found that it had already been migrated to iCloud.

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Apple To Give Pro-Rated Refunds For MobileMe Subscriptions

Posted on 13/06/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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With the announcement of the free iCloud at WWDC, which largely replaces the $99 annual MobileMe services, some consumers who recently purchased or renewed their subscriptions are unhappy. Fortunately, however, Apple has decided to begin offering pro-rated refunds for some users.

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DropTunes – Turns Your Dropbox Into A Music Player

Posted on 08/06/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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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.

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Bloomberg: Jobs And iCloud Will Dismantle The PC Industry

Posted on 07/06/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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Apple Already Placing ‘Cloud Pieces’ On Your iPhone and iPad

Posted on 07/06/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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A Tale of Two Clouds: Apple vs. Google

Posted on 07/06/2011 by James Britton

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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…

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What You Need To Know About iCloud

Posted on 07/06/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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.

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iTunes 10.5 Beta, iCloud Beta Go Live For Developers

Posted on 07/06/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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