iCloud or multimedia content in the cloud
We will put all the files that have been on the iPhone ’ ah, iPads, iPods and Mac. The content in iCloud is musical songs, applications and books, photos, video files, as well as interestingly settings our devices.
Which will make up iCloud?
ICloud includes former Mobileme services – Contacts, Calendar and Mail. In addition, the App Store and iBookstore stores. The entire information resource – from contacts through applications and books – They will be available from now on not the device where they were initially downloaded, but for all devices operating as part of a common cloud of computing.
Thanks to the service, which was called iCloud Backup, it will be possible to create a backup of our content in iCloud. According to preliminary assumptions, the backup will be made daily via a Wi-Fi network or when charging the phone battery, tablet, mp3 player or computer.
Apple, presenting iCloud, surprised because it was initially assumed that as part of the cloud it would be possible to listen to music files mainly. In the case of this category, a separate service was announced „ iTunes in the cloud ”. Thanks to it, all music files purchased at iTunes can be downloaded to any other device operating under iOS control without fees for the next download of the song.
For people who have music from outside the iTunes store on Apple ’. For $ 24.99 a year using the so -called. iTunes Match will be possible to synchronize your music library.
How much and when?
As part of iCloud we will get 5 GB of free space for e-mails, documents and backups. It will be possible to buy more space. Music purchased, applications, books and photos are not included in the limit. Apple, when preparing its new product, had to invest in new data centers. Only $ 500 million was spent on the latest of them.
The iCloud service will be available this autumn with iOS 5 update.