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Apple Inc. Chairman and CEO Steve Jobs waves to his audience at an Apple event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Apple Inc. Chairman and CEO Steve Jobs waves to his audience at an Apple event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)  

Apple’s iCloud could be free to start, later cost $25 annually

Laura Donovan
Contributor

Apple’s upcoming iCloud service is looking to push users into the cloud — or at least their iTunes music collection anyway — and it will be doing it for free.

Well, at no charge to consumers to start.

But, later on, Apple is planning to charge iCloud users a fee of about $25 a year to upload their music collection to the tech giant’s servers so they can stream the music through a Web browser, or to whatever iPod Touch/iPhone/iPad or Mac they like, reports The Times’ Alex Pham over on our sister blog Company Town.

Full story: Apple’s iCloud could be free to start, later cost $25 annually – latimes.com

  • Brutus2

    Just imagine the storage you could buy for $300 a year. What a ripoff!!

    • Supernatural Witness

      Uh it’s $25 annually not monthly. Amazon offers the same for free and beat Apple to the punch.