PowerPoint Presentation: A Seminar on iCloud Goutham .S III Sem MCA PowerPoint Presentation: Introduction: iCloud is a Cloud storage and a Cloud based computing service from Apple Inc.. announced on June 6, 2011 . The service allows users to store data such as music and iOS applications on remote computer servers for download to multiple as iOS-based devices running iOS5. The service also allows users to wirelessly back-up their iOS devices to iCloud instead manually doing so using iTunes. As of July 2012, the service has over 150 million users. PowerPoint Presentation: Introduction…: The Original author(s) and Developer(s) of iCloud is Apple Inc. The Stable release of iCloud is on March 7,2012 i.e., 6 months ago with the version 1.1.0. The Development status is in Active State. It is the type of Online backup service and it is a Freeware License. The Alexa rank of iCloud is 1595 according to August 2012. The Official Website of iCloud is “www.icloud.com”. PowerPoint Presentation:
History : iCloud is the latest branding of Apple's
services. It has previously been branded as iTools in 2000, .Mac in 2002, and MobileMe in 2008. Apple announced that MobileMe will be discontinued after June 30, 2012, with anyone who had an account before the unveiling of iCloud having their MobileMe service extended to that date, free of charge.
PowerPoint Presentation: Setup of iCloud Account: To activate iCloud on your computer, you need to be running OS X 10.7.2. (You can download it from Apple’s Website or from Software Update on your computer.) You can set up iCloud online at iCloud.com by simply logging in with your Apple ID; you can also set it up from your computer’s System Preferences application by clicking on the iCloud preference pane. PowerPoint Presentation: Working of iCloud : Cloud storage is a growing tech trend. Making use of cloud computing technology. You can upload files to this storage space as a backup copy of content from your hard drive, as additional space to supplement your hard disk, or just to make those files available online from other computers or mobile devices. PowerPoint Presentation: Sharing of data Via iCloud : For an Example, if a image is captured from an iPhone ,we can upload into iCloud account ,it is easier to access that image from other iDevices like iPad, iPod touch, Mac 10.7 later and here we have low battery usage and low memory usage on phone PowerPoint Presentation: iCloud Services : It's possible that 5 GB is plenty for your storing your non-iTunes files in iCloud, such as documents and photos. However, Apple also realizes that you might want more space, and you can purchase subscription-based upgrades to fill that need. As of this writing, Apple is offering the following subscription options for increasing your iCloud storage space: 10 GB more (15 GB total) for $20 per year 20 GB more (25 GB total) for $40 per year 50 GB more (55 GB total) for $100 per year PowerPoint Presentation: iCloud Features: iCloud's features give you access to your data, from important contacts to fun photos, anywhere you're connected to the Internet. Here's how you can access iCloud from different types of devices: iTunes in the iCloud Documents in the iCloud Photo Stream in the iCloud iBooks in the iCloud Finding iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac through iCloud PowerPoint Presentation: iCloud Challenges : Many of iCloud's challenges are the same as those faced by other cloud service providers. Users are limited to using software specially designed to access that particular cloud. Though iCloud is available anywhere you can access the internet. It still requires some sort of front end application to manage the connection between you and your data. This is either built into the app you're using, or is available by browsing to icloud.com. iCloud also faces the same Internet access challenges as other cloud player products. PowerPoint Presentation: iCloud Challenges : Here's a quick look at some other cloud storage services and how they compare to iCloud : Amazon Cloud Drive Drop box Microsoft SkyDrive Ubuntu One PowerPoint Presentation: iCloud Challenges… : Amazon Cloud Drive : Amazon Cloud Drive and cloud player are probably the closest to iCloud in terms of how buying and using content are tied together. ` Amazon also limits your free storage space to 2 GB, though your Amazon digital purchases. Dropbox : Dropbox , like Amazon Cloud services, offers only the first 2 GB free and lacks iCloud's deep OS integration. PowerPoint Presentation:
iCloud Challenges : Microsoft SkyDrive :
Live SkyDrive is designed for sharing documents, videos and photos between multiple users. SkyDrive also offers a whopping 25 GB of storage space for free. Google Drive : Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service by Google that was released on April 24, 2012. Google Drive is now the home of Google Docs.
PowerPoint Presentation: iCloud Challenges : Ubuntu One: Ubuntu One has a client application that runs on Ubuntu 9.04 and later or Windows XP or newer. Other Linux flavors are supported through a console client . A free Ubuntu One account offers 5 GB of storage. Ubuntu One is a Cloud service operated by Canonical Ltd., PowerPoint Presentation: iCloud Advantages : iCloud is capable of taking daily backups of your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch when it's connected to the Internet using Wi-Fi. These aren't full backups. The following are the types of data that iCloud can back up from your iOS device: Your personal device settings, like the screen brightness or call volume. Ringtones and text messages. Apps, music and books you've purchased from iTunes App data, like an account setup or game scoreboard PowerPoint Presentation: Synchronization of iCloud: We can synchronize the data present in the iDevices to and from the cloud whenever and wherever we want . The following one is the example for keeping synchronization of data present in one of the iDevice . We can sync the devices manually or we can sync the devices by keeping the automated time whenever we want. PowerPoint Presentation: Synchronization of iCloud...: Sync in iPhone PowerPoint Presentation: Security Encryption of iCloud: We can keep encryption to the data that what present in the iCloud and we can access the data and keep the data as secure as possible. iCloud data is kept encrypted on Apple servers, but Apple maintains a master key and can decrypt it when requested by government agencies. PowerPoint Presentation: Backup Overview on iCloud : iCloud automatically backs up the most important data on your iOS 5 device. As Settings > iCloud > Backup & Storage, it will run on a daily basis as long as your device: is connected to Internet over Wi-Fi is connected to a power source has the screen locked We can also back up manually whenever your device is connected to Internet over Wi-Fi by choosing Back Up Now from Settings > iCloud > Storage &Backup. Home screen and app organization App Data Messages (iMessage, SMS, and MMS) Ringtones PowerPoint Presentation: System Requirements on Apple Devices: Meeting the following system requirements will allow you to take advantage of all the latest iCloud features and get the best overall user experience. iPhone, iPad, iPod touch : iOS 5.1.1 or later iWork for iOS: Pages 1.6.1 or later, Number 1.6.1 or later, and Keynote 1.6.1 or later (optional) Mac : OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 or later iTunes 10.6.3 or later (for iTunes in the Cloud and iTunes Match) PowerPoint Presentation: Apple TV : Apple TV software version 6.0 or later PC : Microsoft Windows 7 (Service Pack 1) iCloud Control Panel 1.1 or later System Requirements on other Devices: PowerPoint Presentation: You may also use iCloud with the following operating system versions: Mac : OS X Lion 10.7.4 or later* PC : Microsoft Windows Vista (Service Pack 2) Minimum System Requirements: PowerPoint Presentation: Though Studying iCloud , We have Successfully Conclude that iCloud is a Cloud computing service and owned and operated by Apple Inc., Setup of iCloud and we discussed in briefly What ,How and the challenges of iCloud , Advantages and the System Requirements of iCloud and also we discussed briefly about Sync of iCloud and Security encryption of iCloud with in brief of Diagrams to understand clearly. Conclusion : PowerPoint Presentation: Boutin, Paul. "Amazon's and Google's Cloud Services Compared." The New York Times Company. June 6, 2011. Dockrill, Peter. "The calm before the cloud? Apple quietly begins music streaming." Ninemsn. Aug. 25, 2011 http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2011/06/06icloud.html http://www.Apple.com/icloud http://www.howstuffworks.com/icloud References : PowerPoint Presentation: Queries are Invited ? PowerPoint Presentation: Thank you