They'll remain on iCloud for 30 days after you upload them, but you can save them permanently on a device by move them to a new or existing album.
The new iCloud service is Apple's seal of approval of what many experts believe is the next major iteration of the digital world. Apple's internet-based iMessage messaging client is a copycat of RIM's BlackBerry messaging client, and it should inspire millions of iPhone customers to downgrade their text-messaging plans when iOS 5 lands this fall.
Apple today launched iCloud, the free online synchronization and backup service that replaces MobileMe. You can also share the event with another Apple device.
Simply tap the iCloud icon and download your purchased apps and books to any of your iOS devices at no additional cost. In June, Jobs wasn't unhappy to announce MobileMe's vanishing act.
Similarly, with the iBooks app on your iOS device or the iBookstore on your desktop Mac or PC, you can get a list of your past book purchases and download these books again to any of your devices.
Apple said its big push Monday was "the cloud," as in, snipping the cord and going truly wireless.The last new app is iTunes in the Cloud. When you change a document on any device, iCloud automatically pushes the changes to all your devices. The exploit was later incorrectly rumored to have been used as part of an August leak of a large number of private, nude photos of celebrities that had been synced to their iCloud storage from their iPhone. When you buy a new book, it will appear everywhere. A conversation can start on an iPad, then be picked up later on an iPhone. Friends and family appear on a map so you can quickly see where they are. When anything changes on one of your devices, all of your devices are wirelessly updated almost instantly. The amount of storage is shared across all devices per iCloud Apple ID. In addition, the App Store and iBookstore now let you see your purchase history, and simply tapping the iCloud icon will download any apps and books to any iOS device up to 10 devices at no additional cost. Auto-backup Another aspect of iCloud is automatic data backup. Parental controls help you manage how your child uses Find My Friends. Users can share calendars with friends and family, and the ad-free push Mail account is hosted at me. They can access incoming messages with a finger swipe. They'll remain on iCloud for 30 days after you upload them, but you can save them permanently on a device by move them to a new or existing album.