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Google+ and iCloud win Developer hearts as Facebook future fades

Google+ and iCloud win Developer hearts as Facebook future fades

The lure of Google+ is enough to keep developers from worrying about Android patent issues, according to the latest survey, with the fast-growing social network name-checked along with Apple iCloud as the top driving factors amid mobile growth and adoption. Google+ and iCloud's engagement and cloud-connectivity are of prime interest to developers, Appcelerator discovered, especially with their potential to squeeze out Facebook as dominant in mobile mindshare, but they spared some time to discuss the limiting factors potentially holding back Android tablet success.

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Apple Posts iWork Web Developer Job Opening in Prep for iOS 5 and iCloud

Apple Posts iWork Web Developer Job Opening in Prep for iOS 5 and iCloud

It seems that the launch of iOS 5 and iCloud is soon approaching indeed as Apple has posted a job listing looking for a new engineer in the area of iWork specifically. This person would "build the front and/or back end of scalable web applications,"noting that this will more than likely be an expansion to Apple's already existing iWork.com as well as future iCloud business expansions, all this as the applications continue to be improved for the native Mac OS X Lion as well as mobile versions.

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iCloud Pricing Details Leak For 10GB, 20GB, And 50GB Extra Storage Options

iCloud Pricing Details Leak For 10GB, 20GB, And 50GB Extra Storage Options

Apple's much anticipated iOS 5 and iCloud, unveiled at WWDC 2011, are promised for a September launch. And with only one month away, Apple has opened the doors to its iCloud.com web interface for developers. The website launch is still in beta and revealed not only several web apps, including Mail, Calendar, and Contacts, as well as an interesting iOS-based interface, but also revealed the storage and pricing options for the upcoming iCloud service.

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iCloud Can Be Accessed From The Web, Confirmed By Apple

iCloud Can Be Accessed From The Web, Confirmed By Apple

Since even before the iCloud was unveiled at the Apple WWDC 2011, MobileMe users have been concerned about the fate of their current accounts. Now that Apple has made it clear that MobileMe would cease to exist, with its core functions rolled into the iCloud, the other question still lingering is whether users can continue to access these services from the web.

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iCloud Frustrations Start Already With Multiple Apple IDs Issue

iCloud Frustrations Start Already With Multiple Apple IDs Issue

Apple's iOS 5 and iCloud have yet to officially launch and frustrations about the new offering are already surfacing. Thanks to developer versions released just after the WWDC 2011 announcement, many users have already gotten their hands-on and are now complaining about an issue with Apple's policy on multiple Apple IDs.

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Only 50% Of iPhone Users Backup To iTunes

Only 50% Of iPhone Users Backup To iTunes

Apple's iCloud announcement from WWDC 2011 sounds promising, freeing iPhone and iPad users from ever having to physically connect their iOS devices to their computers for backing up to iTunes. With the iCloud-powered iOS 5, backups will be automatically synced to the cloud. And thank goodness, now that we know from an insider tip that only 50 percent of iPhone users ever backup their data to iTunes. The iCloud will surely save a lot of data loss headaches.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – June 12, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – June 12, 2011

Last week's tech news was filled with developments from two major events---Apple's WWDC 2011 developer conference and the E3 2011 gaming conference. And so, in this week's video we're going over all the details on the Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5, and the iCloud. We also roundup all the E3 announcements from Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. But since today is a big game day for my home team, the Dallas Mavericks, we'll just leave it at that. Go Mavs! Beat the Heat!

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Apple Sued By iCloud Communications For Trademark Infringement

Apple Sued By iCloud Communications For Trademark Infringement

Apple's no stranger to trademark suits. We can certainly recall the Cisco trademark of the iPhone and the Fujitsu's trademark of the iPad. And now it looks like Apple is at it again, strong-arming its way into getting the name it wants even if that means getting sued. A company by the name iCloud Communications, LLC has just filed a trademark infringement suit against Apple for using the name iCloud and offering almost the same type of services.

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iCloud UK launch unlikely until 2012

iCloud UK launch unlikely until 2012

Apple's new iCloud service may have been one of the three pillars of Steve Jobs' WWDC 2011 keynote, but  the music storage aspect of the service looks to be US-only for some time. According to a major record label source in the UK, speaking to The Telegraph, "tentative talks have begun between the major labels and Apple in the UK. However, all talks are at the really early stages and no one expects to see the cloud music service live on this side of the pond until 2012."

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iCloud Lets You Re-Download Apps No Longer Available On The App Store

iCloud Lets You Re-Download Apps No Longer Available On The App Store

It's been discovered by CDFXapps.com that the new iTunes with iCloud, at least in the beta version, lets users re-download apps that have been removed from the iTunes App Store. Apple has made it clear during their WWDC 2011 keynote that the new iCloud enabled App Store will let users re-download apps, but is it an oversight that previously purchased apps that have been removed or banned are also still available?

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Apple iCloud vs. Google Music Beta vs. Amazon Cloud Drive

Apple iCloud vs. Google Music Beta vs. Amazon Cloud Drive

Apple's new iCloud was just unveiled at yesterday's WWDC 2011 keynote, and one of the company's main services to go to the cloud is its iTunes store. It's two main rivals will be Amazon's Cloud Drive and Google's Music Beta. So, which one is best for you? Continue after the cut for a nice comparison chart.

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Apple WWDC 2011 Keynote video available online

Apple WWDC 2011 Keynote video available online

Didn't get enough of Apple's WWDC 2011 goodness in yesterday's liveblog and our great gushing gobfuls of coverage? Apple's official video of the event is now online, so you can relive every moment of iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud just as if you were there in the audience.

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