The iCloud has been in news ever since it was announced on June 6, 2011 at the Worldwide Developer’s Conference. Everybody was in anticipation of the vaporization of content by the biggest player in the field of technology! The anticipation was all worth it iCloud has proved to be much more than just a hard disk in the sky and has left everybody in awe and surprise by its functionality.
What exactly is an iCloud?
The iCloud is a remote storage seSrvice which allows the users to store their data at remote computer servers so that it is available to them wirelessly on all other devices. The thing that makes the service stand out is that it works automatically and effortlessly. It is integrated on all new apple devices which makes it possible for you to access your data from any device at any time.
iCloud stores Automatically
iCloud is capable of automatically storing your content thus you can now access it from any of the devices that you have like an iPad, an iPhone or whatever device you want to access with. The data stored on the cloud is secure and safe in the cloud and you are the only one that can access it easily and conveniently. It also makes all the latest music, apps and photos readily available at a few clicks. It automatically syncs your e-mails, calendar and even your contacts so that you need not worry about them ever. It saves you the battery on the device as well as any trouble that you would have taken up in manually saving them.
The modern day apple gadgets come with iOS5 or Mac OSX lion which ensures that they are compatible with the iCloud right from the time they are set to function. This ensures you are up to date with any of the device and connected to the cloud right away. Connecting to the cloud is not an issue at all. It is so easy that even your Grand Mom can set it up for you.It is even simpler to use that is it is quite easy to use and store data on the cloud. A few clicks here and there and you are connected with your data safe and secure in the cloud.
iCloud is economical
When you sign up in iCloud you get 5 GB of free data which is generally more than enough to store important files and contacts. This is so because the iCloud stores the data in a very efficient manner. The purchased music files, TV shows, eBooks etc do not take up the storage space in your allocated 5GB. Even your photo stream doesn’t count inside the 5 GB of data. Thus it is more than enough space for your contacts, e-mails, documents and other essential files. And then for those who need more space an upgrade option is easily available.
iCloud without Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs was definitely the visionary and the actual genius that made Apple Inc. touch all the new height in technology. After his sad demise there were speculations about how Apple would be able to cope up! But then the new CEO Tim Cook has definitely set things rolling and with the launch of the iCloud and iPhone 4S all the speculations and apprehensions have taken a back seat! iCloud is loaded with featureswhich ensures that it is definitely going to be a leader of the clouds that are going to appear in the technology sky. iCloud became available to the users on October 12, 2011 and within 1 week it had 20 million users. That is definitely one awesome ode to the Genius Steve Jobs.