iCloud Developer Resource About iCloud iOS 5 and OS X Lion development


WWDC 2011: iCloud Will Offer Sync For All App Data

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Steve Jobs announced iCLoud on WWDC 2011. An interesting bit for developers is the ability to sync app data via iCloud for free.

This means easier app development. The complex task to build the sync logic is finally gone. perfect!

... iCloud is free... wow!

Update: Or is it? We'll have to wait for the new iOS 5 and iCloud API specifications. Maybe only Apple's apps are synced. That would be very sad!

Update 2: There will be iCloud Storage APIs. Documents, Key Value data. It'll work on all iOS devices, Macs and PCs.

Update 3: iCloud Developer Beta starts today!

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iCloud’s Competition? Overview of Amazon, Google and Microsoft Cloud Offerings

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In the consumer oriented space iCloud will be up against multiple services like Amazon Cloud Player and Google Music Beta. But what services for developers could iCloud bring.

Let's take a look what the Big Three of the cloud business bring to the table for developers.


Apple Now Officially Owns iCloud.com

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As it was widely believed that Apple bought iCloud.com for $4.5 million there is proof now. Apple is now mentioned as the owner in the domain registration instead of Xcerion (provider of CloudMe.com services). Apple is also now listed as owner of iCloud.org as well.

Apple did confirm the introduction of iCloud at WWDC next week.

Here is the registration entry:

Apple Inc.
care of Network Solutions
PO Box 459
Drums, PA 18222

Domain Name: ICLOUD.COM

Via http://www.macrumors.com/2011/06/01/apple-takes-control-of-icloud-com/

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