Following yesterday’s news that Apple has released the first developer beta of iTunes Match, a few facts have been uncovered about the new service, notably that it will support both streaming and downloading of your entire music collection!
Apple has just released the first beta of their new iTunes Match service to developers, according to an email sent out to registered developers. iTunes Match stores users’ music libraries in the cloud, allowing access to your entire iTunes library from any device.
Apple seems to be preparing a new 10.6.9 update to Mac OS X Snow Leopard in order to make Snow Leopard compatible with their upcoming iCloud service, which is expected to be released in the very near future.
Just moments ago, Apple released updated beta seeds of OS X Lion 10.7.2, iCloud for Lion beta 9, and iPhoto 9.2 beta 3 to developers to update and refine iCloud support on OS X.
Reports are surfacing of a new scam that has been affecting some Apple customers. The scam is a phishing email that disguises itself as a notice from MobileMe, and then attempts to steal users personal financial details.
Following Apple’s release earlier today of new iOS 5, iTunes, and iWork for iOS betas, it appears that Apple has also released new betas of OS X Lion 10.7.2, Safari 5.1.1, and the iCloud control panel to registered Mac developers.
Along with Apple’s release of iOS 5 beta 6 (and associated iTunes and XCode developer updates) earlier today, Apple has also released a new developer beta of iWork for iOS.
As the release of iOS 5 and Apple’s iCloud services draws closer, Apple has released a seventh build of iCloud for Mac to developers, along with an updated build of OS X Lion 10.7.2 (11c37).
Apple issued new developer seeds of OS X 10.7.2 Lion and the iCloud developer beta. The updates allow developers to begin officially migrating their MobileMe accounts to Apple’s iCloud service.
Continuing Apple’s series of iCloud-related developer releases, reports suggest that Find My Mac has now officially gone live for developers at well.
In a continuation of Apple’s iCloud revelations, following the availability of iCloud.com and beta versions of iWork for iOS to developers, Apple has now unveiled a brand new web app for Find My iPhone.
As Apple continues to venture into new territories, a new report suggests that Apple is preparing to launch a brand new video service as part of iCloud. The new service will be called iTunes Replay, and will allow users to re-download and possibly stream movies previously through iTunes.
Building on his earlier similar claims, Jefferies & Co analyst Peter Misek now claims that Apple already has the necessary deals in place with video studios and networks to launch their own Netflix-like video subscription service, which they’ll call iTunes Replay.
Following yesterday’s unveiling of iCloud.com to registered Apple iOS developers, Apple also released betas of iWork for iOS that feature iCloud support as well. The betas are only available through the iOS developer portal, and have no additional features other than iCloud support.
Apple today went live with iCloud.com – the web based portal that at the moment allows you access Mail, Contacts, Calendar, iWork, and Find my iPhone from the Cloud. If you have a developer account you can login at iCloud.com.
Apple has seeded OS X Lion 10.7.2 to developers through their developer portal. The 10.7.2 release introduces iCloud functionality for Lion. No mention of 10.7.1. is made within the developer portal, indicating that it’s likely a minor update to the OS that we will see in the next few days / couple of weeks.