iCloud

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iCloud
Original author(s)Apple Inc.
Developer(s)Apple Inc.
Initial releaseDevelopers release
June 6, 2011
Public release
October 12, 2011
[1]
Stable release
6.2.1 / May 15, 2017; 4 years ago (2017-05-15)
Operating systemOS X
Microsoft Windows
iOS
Available inMultilingual
TypeOnline backup service
LicenseFreeware
Alexa rankNegative increase 1,212 (July 2013)[2]
Websitewww.icloud.com

iCloud is a cloud storage and cloud computing service from Apple Inc..[3][4][5] It was launched on October 12, 2011. As of July 2012, the service has more than 150 million users.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Press Info – Apple Introduces iCloud". Apple. June 6, 2011. Retrieved August 30, 2011.
  2. "Icloud.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved July 29, 2013.
  3. "Switched On: Apple's cloud conundrum". Engadget. June 13, 2011. Retrieved June 13, 2011.
  4. "Fourth time's a charm? Why Apple has trouble with cloud computing". ArsTechnica. June 8, 2011. Retrieved June 13, 2011.
  5. "4th Time a Charm for Apple? From iDisk to .Mac to MobileMe to iCloud". Wired. May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 13, 2011.
  6. "Apple Now Has 150 Million iCloud Users". July 26, 2012.