This Day in Tech: Jobs unveils iCloud, iOS 5, Lion

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Monday, June 6.

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Monday, June 6.

Steve Jobs takes stage at WWDC (video)
At Apple's WWDC in San Francisco, Steve Jobs opens to a warm reception from attendees. Jobs, who is on medical leave, took the stage to announce new Apple products. More

Apple's iCloud handles music, photos, more
CEO Steve Jobs unveils an online storage service designed to make it simple to wirelessly share music, e-mail, photos, calendars, and other data between handheld gadgets and desktop PCs.
• How Apple's event unfolded (live blog)
• Photos: Apple unveils iCloud

Apple introduces multitouch gestures in Lion OS (video)
At the WWDC conference in San Francisco, Apple's Phil Schiller talks about new features coming to Lion, Mac's latest version of OS X. He demonstrates multitouch gestures, which give users the ability to swipe and tap through applications and the desktop. More

Apple demos iCloud Photo Stream (video)
At Apple's WWDC in San Francisco, Apple's Steve Jobs talks about the company's new cloud photo service. Users have the ability to take a picture on one device and then the image automatically shows up on multiple devices. More

iOS 5 takes the stage at Apple's WWDC
Developers will get their version of iOS 5 today, with customers receiving the update, sporting 200 new features, this fall.
• Photos: A look at iOS 5
• First Take: Mac OS X Lion
• Photos: Scenes from WWDC

Buzz Out Loud 1483: Apple's iCloud is really iSync (podcast)
On today's show, an exhausted Molly Wood and Brian Cooley wrap up the longest Apple keynote in years, and try to make sense of the things you can and can't accomplish with iCloud. Plus, the latest from Microsoft at E3, a little bit of cursory science news, and finally time for pizza. Phew. More

Xbox gets Live TV, more ways to use Kinect
Many of the games introduced were reboots of hit titles coming this year, like Call of Duty and Tomb Raider. Microsoft also gave a brief glimpse of Halo 4, which won't be out this year.
• Microsoft's event, blow by blow
• Live TV coming to Xbox (live blog)
• Photos: Microsoft's E3 offerings
• Full coverage of E3

Music wars: Google vs. Amazon vs. Apple
A chart comparing the music cloud services offered by Google, Amazon, and Apple. More

Cell phone radiation: A self-defense guide (FAQ)
For many people, it's just not practical or realistic to avoid cell phones altogether. And it may not be necessary, if you follow some of these suggestions for reducing your exposure. More

Join us live at Nintendo's E3 event Tuesday
We're live-blogging Nintendo's news from E3 starting at 9 a.m. PT Tuesday. More

 

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