Posted by Shirley Brady on June 6, 2011 04:30 PM
“Keeping these devices in sync is driving us crazy. We have a great solution for this problem. We are going to demote the PC to just be a device. We are going to move the digital hub, the center of your digital life, into the cloud. Everything happens automatically and there is nothing new to learn.” — Apple CEO Steve Jobs
The ailing Apple CEO reported for duty to announce iCloud in a keynote address Monday at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, where he also previewed Lion OS X and iOS 5.
The highly anticipated iCloud, a wireless data syncing service that offers five free GB of storage and will match non-iTunes content for $25/year, replaces Apple's now-scrapped MobileMe subscription storage service, which Jobs admitted "wasn't our finest hour."
More on the WWDC product announcements in Apple's videos below.Continue reading...