Opinion: iCloud to Replace iTunes for iOS Device Syncing

Posted on June 5, 2011 by

John Gruber of Daring Fireball has posted his thoughts on what will be announced with Apple’s new iCloud service tomorrow at WWDC. In short: “Don’t think of iCloud as the new MobileMe; think of iCloud as the new iTunes.”

iTunes, the desktop app, currently syncs the following things with iOS devices: audio, movies and TV shows, iBooks e-books, App Store apps, contacts, calendars, bookmarks, notes, and any sort of files shared between iOS apps. All of these things would be better served syncing over-the-air via the so-called cloud.

Read the full article at Daring Fireball.

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