June 7th, 2011
10:44 AM GMT
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When Apple boss Steve Jobs took the wraps off iCloud, the company's new cloud services, he gave us a glimpse at the future of computing.

What is iCloud? It's a system for storing various bits of your data online, and pushing all that data to all your devices so that they are always in sync. For example, let's say you create a document on your Mac. Without needing to hit "Save", iCloud will automatically save a copy of it online, and push it out so you can edit that same document on your iPhone or iPad.

Apple calls iCloud a breakthrough. Jobs says it's the culmination of a decade-long effort to kill the desktop file system.

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soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. John Anstey

    Kinda ironic that Apple announced its cloud on the same day that Hackers of everything from Sony's Playstation to the pentagon where making news.

    June 8, 2011 at 1:20 am |
  2. techbyte

    echoing john anstey's comments...why store your personal data on the cloud when it's proven it can't be safeguarded by even amateur hackers?

    My intellectual and personal information will only be stored on my own digital devices. Until companies like Apple can guarantee my data and provide equitable compensation for any security breaches no cloud hosting services for me Mr. Steve Jobs...

    June 16, 2011 at 6:38 pm |
  3. gadzety

    You really make it appear really easy along with your presentation however I to find this topic to be actually one thing that I believe I'd never understand. It seems too complex and very large for me. I'm taking a look ahead to your subsequent put up, I'll attempt to get the hold of it!

    October 6, 2012 at 4:28 pm |

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