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Re: iCloud


Syncing images and music is nothing new - lots of tools do that.
Apple's tool is of course gonna succeed, because it's simpler and
everything, ... but, I think Syncany has a different audiance, so I
don't see that as a threat. :-)

When I heard about iCloud for the first time, I immediately thought
"Can we use the storage?" -- and it looks like there are hints that we
might have a chance here:


On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 9:52 PM, Stefan Mai <ubuntu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Don't know if you guys follow this stuff (I normally don't), but Apple has
> just released a "cloud" syncing app:
> http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/11/06/06/apples_icloud_will_automatically_store_sync_data_for_free.html
> I'd still like to see a decent open-source Mac client as an alternative.
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