“If I were to publish everything I know regarding tomorrow’s announcements, it would be a short and decidedly unsensational article,” John Gruber writes for Daring Fireball. “What I know are a handful of minor features at the edges. The big picture regarding iOS 5 and iCloud — and how the two interrelate — is an utter mystery to me. These things have been as well-kept secrets as any major projects from Apple in recent years.”
“iCloud’s expected music storage has of course leaked, but that’s almost certainly the inevitable result of Apple’s dealings with the music labels,” Gruber writes. “Music storage is a feature of iCloud; iCloud is not a music service.”
Under the heading, “What i’ve heard, and believe, but by no means know as fact,” Gruber writes. “The italicized sentence that follows is fourth-hand information, at best, and also the sort of thing that many of you might have already guessed based merely on your own hunches and hopes. But here goes: Don’t think of iCloud as the new MobileMe; think of iCloud as the new iTunes.”
Much more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]