4Music Beta by Google
Googles music platform (along with Amazons offering) requires that users upload their music to Googles servers, a process that can take some time. In contrast, Apple will scan users hard drives for music and use that information to create a personalized music directory in iCloud—without needing to upload songs from the local drive.
6Amazon Cloud Drive
7Amazon Cloud Player
10The Post-PC World
The iCloud initiative plays heavily into Apples conception of a post-PC world, one in which mobile devices and cloud syncing replace desktops and laptops (and the traditional OS) as the center of most consumers technology life.