Technology is always evolving and the more it progresses the more fascinating it becomes. Rewind even just a century ago and who would have thought there would be talking mobile phones and applications that obey your commands like SIRI and virtual cloud based storage environments such as iCloud. Well, here we are in the present and such computing solutions are no longer just a dream and instead have now become a reality.
During today’s Let’s Talk iPhone keynote by Apple there was a lot of exciting announcements regarding the upcoming iOS 5, iCloud and iPhone 4S. It was the first keynote in a while that Steve Jobs didn’t take center stage, but his legacy continues and Tim Cook took the reigns for his first official product launch event since he was named the new Apple CEO back in August.
It’s another busy and eventful day in Cupertino, a day filled with lots of exciting news from Apple at their Let’s Talk iPhone event in California and we’re here to bring you all the important highlights, top stories and juicy details. Yes we typically “talk tablets” here and the bulk of today’s news is related to the much anticipated iOS 5 and iPhone 4S but some of today’s breaking news also effects iPad users and we always do our best to keep our readers in the loop.
How society conducts business, communicates, educates and provides certain types of services is changing for the better thanks to continued advancements with cloud based mobile applications. Suddenly the term “having your head in the clouds” doesn’t sound so bad, whether it has any relevance or not. Similar to how society at one point viewed computer geeks as being dull anti-social lowlifes (and that’s putting it lightly), many of these so called nerds later went on to become powerful CEO’s and influential global game changers. Not to rub it in or anything, OK maybe just a little, but who’s laughing now?
As most of you are already aware Apple has completely discontinued any new subscriptions to their MobileMe service. In it’s place will be none other than their new iCloud service. The big question is what does this mean for existing MobileMe customers and what’s the difference between the two?