Apple is going to introduce , Mac OS X Lion and iCloud at WWDC 2011 starting from June 6th. It has also been speculated that will also be launched. Those waiting for the next generation iPhone should keep in mind that WWDC 2011 is going to be an .
It was also rumored that Apple had purchased the iCloud.com domain name for a huge sum of $4.5 million while it has been confirmed that Apple is official registrar of iCloud.com. Apple will first offer iCloud for free, it is being said, but will later on impose a $25 subscription fee.
Dubbed iCloud, the service initially will be offered for a free period to people who buy music from Appleâ€™s iTunes digital download store, allowing users to upload their music to Appleâ€™s computers where they can then play from a Web browser or Internet-connected Apple device. The company plans to eventually charge a subscription fee, about $25 a year, for the service. Apple would also sell advertising around its iCloud service.
Apple already has major record labels signed for distribution of content via iCloud. If all goes well, this new service from Apple could reinvent the concept of cloud based services.