Apple iCloud faces outage, down for some users Tech giant Apple’s iCloud has been down for some users over the past six hours, and users are still reporting Apple services being inaccessible around the world. According to several reports, the outage occurred around 6:30 p.m. ET Wednesday, with some users experiencing downtime with iCloud service. According to a short message on Apple’s status page, users are facing problems for services like iCloud Documents, iPhoto Journals Photo Stream, along with Backup and Restore. “Users may also be unable to send or download attachments in iMessage,” added the system status message. The message from
Will Google’s G-Drive Turbo Charge the Consumer Cloud? The rumors on Google’s cloud storage solution – G Drive is back, after a couple of years of hiatus. Leaks based on the screenshots reveled here and here point to a service with a 5 GB free storage to be launched in the middle of April. Google is already venturing big into the cloud computing space with launch of Google Music and Google Play. Will this revolutionize the consumer cloud market? While Dropbox, Apple iCloud, Microsoft Skydrive and other cloud providers have increased their user base, the amount of cloud usage (both
iCloud: Present Situation The ‘i’ revolution never ceases to impress. Just when it was being thought that Apple had stagnated with no fresh, eye catching application or service to be launched, iCloud was released amid frenzied excitement and anticipation. The Apple iCloud service was unveiled on 6th June, 2011 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) by the late legendary CEO Steve Jobs. Apple might have delayed their entry into the cloud computing foray but their iCloud service certainly proved to be an instant hit with its impact being swift and instantaneous. The services, at a first glance may seem
Apple Has Officially Launched iCloud Apple® CEO Steve Jobs and a team of Apple executives will kick off the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. At the keynote, Apple will unveil its next generation software – Lion, the eighth major release of Mac OS® X; iOS 5, the next version of Apple’s advanced mobile operating system which powers iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®; and iCloud®, Apple’s upcoming cloud services offering.