The gadget whose release is being looked forward to most by customers in 2012 is the new iPhone 5. Being the last and the most updated of all the iPhones, there is a lot of speculation about its features and there have been innumerable guesses on what to expect and what not to expect. One feature that the iPhone 5 is sure to boast of is the updated and excellent iCloud storage service.
The iCloud, launched in 2011, marked the beginning of a new era in the world of computing. It broke the boundaries of limiting data storage to just a single device, making it accessible easily at any place and any point of time. The iCloud allocates a specific data storage space to each user of the iOS devices, which can be used to store videos, photos, documents and other data. What makes the iCloud so special is that it allows easy sharing of data between various devices. The iCloud serves as an excellent backup for data, providing assurance against data loss due to the breakdown of a particular device.
The iCloud has been a sensation in the computing world ever since its release. The new iPhone is expected to have an improvised version of the existing iCloud version. The new improved iCloud is expected to be released in June 2012 during the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) along with the new iOS 6 officially. Whether or not Apple will release the iPhone 5 during this conference is still not decided for sure, though rumors suggest otherwise.
The new iCloud is anticipated to be a lot more of a social experience on the iPhone 5. Users will be allowed to batch share photo albums with desired contacts, who can comment on the images and also alter them. This will add a new dimension in the softwares available for photo sharing till date. Apple wishes to update the facility of Camera Roll into a full-fledged functional application for sharing videos and photos. The rumors surrounding the features available in the new iOS have been plenty in number and have managed to get the audience quite excited. There have been expectations of an entirely new Maps system which will overhaul existing maps apps. Another exciting feature to look forward to is the latest user interface that shall define the design of the new iPhone 5. The camera is expected to be a 12 megapixel camera, allowing for clarity in photos.
The release of the new iPhone 5 in undoubtedly the most awaited event in the year 2012. Apple is putting in a lot of innovation and technology to live up to the expectations of its customers from the last in the series of iPhones. The improved iCloud service is surely one of the features that is bound to make the iPhone 5 truly unique and special. Until the release of the iPhone 5, rumors are still on as the excitement builds rapidly.