“Steve Jobs introduced a lot of important products to the world, including the Macintosh, iPod, iPhone, and iPad,” Sean Ludwig reports for VentureBeat. “One of the final products he brought forth before his death was iCloud, a storage drive for your life.”
Although it’s just getting off the ground this month, it might be one of the most important things Jobs ever helped produce in his long career,” Ludwig reports. “iCloud, alongside the iOS 5 operating system, was the last product Jobs showed off back in July at the Worldwide Developers Conference. At that time, Jobs said, ‘We’re going to demote the PC and the Mac to just be a device. We’re going to move your hub, the center of your digital life, into the cloud.’ The iCloud software would act as a storage solution for your media as well as a bridge that connects all your devices for purchased media and personal photos and videos.”
Ludwig reports, “iCloud went public Oct. 12, and while it may have been overshadowed by the iOS 5 release the same day, its impact will be much more substantial over time.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dow C.” for the heads up.]