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Apple iCloud is a syncer's dream, iTunes music store gets better

06 June, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple iCloud is a syncer's dream, iTunes music store gets better - read the full textiCloud was the second major announcement today by Apple for their mobile devices - it's a collection of 9 apps that are all connected to the cloud to keep your content synchronized across your devices. First the good news - it's free! And no ads either. Here's how iCloud works - one device gets...

 

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I'm pretty sure syncing, downloading and uploading files has been around for years and more than a decade.

So much for this "NEW TECHNOLOGY" by Apple.

News flash to Apple product owners: APPLE DID NOT INVENT THE TELEPHONE

LOL

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  • 2011-06-12 16:56
  • q}TP

> In reply to welshdan @ 2011-06-08 11:57 from mHm2 - click to readyour wrong

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  • 2011-06-09 15:42
  • 3AxW

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-06-09 10:02 from MQKQ - click to readThanks for clearing that up. Apple haters don't usually read articles either, hence their anger over the notifications bars and claims that it's "new".

Maybe it's an Android thing, in that most users aren't good readers?

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  • 2011-06-09 13:55
  • IaHU

> In reply to tvoung @ 2011-06-09 12:49 from 3AxW - click to readgood point

also its not about who did it first but who does it better and from what i have seen im thinking the way apple has done it seen really easy to use and extremely functional

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  • 2011-06-09 13:41
  • M3s@

> In reply to tommymcguiver @ 2011-06-07 02:06 from 9xeg - click to readapple is the first, this existed as idisk back in 2001

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  • 2011-06-09 12:49
  • 3AxW

^^ Hmmm and look at the mess Nokia are in today! Apple is a premium brand the subtle changes in ISO 5 are all for making the life of the consumer smoother, seemless and easier!

All these Apple haters (Droiders) seem to forget, that without the 1st Apple iPhone there would be no smartphone or even Android!Today may be the case the Android is widely avaialbe across a number of phones and vendors but its quality not quantity!

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  • 2011-06-09 10:15
  • ix5{

some people need to read the article properly before embarrassing themselves by comnmenting.

the industry first is the fact that icloud will scan your device & see what music you already have on there which you HAVEN'T bought from itunes. It will then find that music in itunes & push it to all your devices so if you've loaded music on an ipod touch. then you buy an iphone it will automatically put the music from your ipod touch onto your iphone regardless of whether you bought it from itunes or ripped it from a CD.

That's the industry first. No one thinks that cloud computing or music streaming is an industry first but other music sites like Amazon or Spotify won't read what you've already got that you didn't buy from them & automatically send it to all your other devices...

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  • 2011-06-09 10:02
  • MQKQ

> In reply to welshdan @ 2011-06-08 11:57 from mHm2 - click to readWell I must say innovate yes its only Nokia, as far as I remember Nokia came out with touch device way back in 2004 with a touch device 7710 or so. Well Apple is good at copying or may be finetuning it to make it percivably easier to use for us but no orignal innovation .Yes its very good at creating hype. Check out Ovi from Nokia I have used it personally its too good. Well I do use Iphone as my second device but dont know apple will come out with what all conditions and restriction

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  • 2011-06-08 20:01
  • bCbd

> In reply to - click to read @ 2011-06-07 09:17 from PNf{ - click to readThat's not "cloud". It looks like "popcorn".

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  • 2011-06-08 15:57
  • Bqx5

> In reply to Rav @ 2011-06-08 07:28 from bCbd - click to readAre you being serious!? Apple, innovate! What, you mean the the most innovative company in the world! Question: What did Nokia provide last, that no other company in the world hasn't already provided??

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  • 2011-06-08 11:57
  • mHm2

> In reply to Rav @ 2011-06-08 07:28 from bCbd - click to readalso nokia may have done it b4 but what devices did they sync b4? did it do ur contacts? photos? cal? office files? bookmarks? was it integrated into a very smooth and easy to use UI?

the fact is apple have introduced iCloud because it makes their OS better. the iOS is by far the easiest smartphone system to use IMO and thats what apple want a system that isnt overly complicated

so syncing all that data by using one logging details via apple servers to me sounds good and NEW from apple therefore they should tell people about it

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  • 2011-06-08 10:13
  • M3s@

> In reply to Rav @ 2011-06-08 07:28 from bCbd - click to readits a free update

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  • 2011-06-08 10:00
  • M3s@

yeah ...it's Google's Android service redesigned for iPhone/iPad..

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  • 2011-06-08 08:35
  • S66y

Uff this is so old. Infact I have been doiing this all this while on Nokia Ovi sight from last 2 years. Apple needs to innvate and stop packaging old stuff and try to sell something as new. Just creating media hype will not help.

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  • 2011-06-08 07:28
  • bCbd

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-06-07 19:31 from DIx8 - click to readI have no idea what you two are talking about.

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  • 2011-06-08 07:19
  • mTWB

> In reply to manuell3g @ 2011-06-07 19:00 from fuI4 - click to readHow the hell can something be brilliant and amazing if you have to jailbreak it to get it that way ...?

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  • 2011-06-07 23:02
  • bbXr

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-06-07 02:35 from QGMH - click to readReally, mastered prior to going live, a little premature for claiming mastery of anything... I know many a chem student who walked into a final thinking mastery only to discover there mastery = try again. xman

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  • 2011-06-07 19:31
  • DIx8

apple rules,if you hate it go get a life......buy an iphone,jailbreak it and its the best smartphone ever........

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  • 2011-06-07 19:00
  • fuI4

Android and Google already do all that. Blah :p

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  • 2011-06-07 16:06
  • 8Km0

This looks great!

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  • 2011-06-07 15:56
  • 3sE3

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