“As promised, Apple has launched its cloud-based storage and syncing service, iCloud, to the public today,” Don Reisinger reports for CNET.
“Users who have an Apple ID can go to iCloud.com and sign in to the service,” Reisinger reports. “Users can view, add, or change Contacts, input events into Calendar, and store documents in the cloud with the help of the platform’s iWork application.”
Reisinger reports, “In addition, users who have an iPhone can use iCloud to find the device, and view it on a map. That application also features the ability to remotely lock or wipe the device in the event the handset has been stolen or misplaced.”
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MacDailyNews Note: iOS devices must be running iOS 5 beta 5. Macs must be running Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 Seed and iCloud for OS X Lion beta 6, Windows PCs should be recycled and users should upgrade to Macs. Failing that, they must be running Windows Vista or later, Outlook 2007 or later and iCloud Control Panel for Windows beta 4. Users with developer accounts can access these betas or wait for the public releases soon.