360° Coverage : Apple Reveals New iCloud Storage Package

1 Updates
Apple Reveals New iCloud Storage Package
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Apple Reveals New iCloud Storage Package

Jun 9 2014, 4:06am CDT | by

The new storage plan contains some exciting offers for the developers

Apple’s iCloud storage service has become more competitive, as the Cupertino company reveals the new storage plan. According to Apple Insider, the plan is cheaper not only for consumers but also for...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

23 weeks ago

Apple Reveals New iCloud Storage Package

Jun 9 2014, 4:06am CDT | by

Apple Reveals New iCloud Storage Package Apple has declared about the cheaper iCloud storage plan

The new storage plan contains some exciting offers for the developers

Apple’s iCloud storage service has become more competitive, as the Cupertino company reveals the new storage plan.

According to Apple Insider, the plan is cheaper not only for consumers but also for developers. Right now, the 20GB storage capacity costs only $0.99 every month, while the 200GB costs $3.99 for the same period. Moreover, a bigger storage plan of 1TB capacity is available, but its cost hasn’t been revealed yet. On the other hand, the entry level, free plan still offers 5GB storage, which lags far behind from its major competitors, including Google, which provides 15GB without any cost.

Apple has also announced about a new feature, known as CloudKit, which enables the developer to save their important data not only in the cloud’s asset storage but also in database space. The CloudKit storage begins with 5GB for assets and 50MB for database, which grows to 100MB and 1MB respectively with each user. In the first case, the data transfer rate is limited to 25MB per day for assets and 250KB per day for database. For the other case, the maximum speed is 0.5MB per user for assets and 5KB per user for database.

The storage is free up to 1PB for assets and 10TB for database, with 5TB and 50GB per day respectively.  It is indeed a great offer compared with Amazon’s Simple Storage Service, where the same offer would cost $40,000 a month.

Apple’s new iCloud storage plan is expected to take away a huge number of developers from its major rivals, including Dropbox.

 

 

 

Don't miss ...

 


Ehsanul Haque Kanan is covering consumer electronics with passion. He is especially an avid follower of all things Apple.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

The Best Black Friday iPad Deals
The Best Black Friday iPad Deals
The Apple iPad Black Friday 2014 Deals started to sell.
 
 
Amazon Black Friday 2014 Sale has Started
Amazon Black Friday 2014 Sale has Started
The Amazon Black Friday 2014 sale is officially here. Earlier than ever Amazon offers Black Friday 2014 deals.
 
 
iPhone 6 Plus Delivery Time Reduced
iPhone 6 Plus Delivery Time Reduced
The shipping estimation of the 16GB iPhone 6 Plus has been down to 7-10 days
 
 
Best Buy Reveals Pre-Black Friday Offers for Apple Devices
Best Buy Reveals Pre-Black Friday Offers for Apple Devices
The iPad Air is being sold at a discount of $80-$100
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Messi sets new scoring record as Barca thrash Sevilla
Madrid, Nov 23 (IANS) Leo Messi made La Liga history when he scored a hat-trick which gave FC Barcelona a 5-1 win at home to Sevilla. Messi's goals, on Saturday night came thanks to a magnificent 21st minute free kick...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
English Premier League standings
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Following are the English Premier League standings after Saturday's matches (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua. Chelsea...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
'Western actions during Ukraine crisis contradictory to democracy'
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS) Western countries' actions during the Ukraine crisis were contrary to democratic principles, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov . "Our Western partners played an 'all-or-nothing' game in...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Release of army general expected: Colombian president
Bogota, Nov 23 (IANS) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that he expected to secure the release of five hostages next week, including an army general, whose capture by the FARC rebels led the government to...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Brook dating model James Crabtree?
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress-model Kelly Brook seems to have moved on from her on and off relationship with actor David McIntosh. Brook is reportedly dating a male model James Crabtree. The pair went on a romantic...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Russia calls for free trade zone between EU and EEU
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS) Russia has said that it is in favour of a free trade zone between the European Union (EU) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). This was reiterated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Messi scores hat trick, becomes all-time highest scorer in La Liga
Madrid, Nov 23 (IANS) FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi scored a hat trick in a 5-1 triumph against Sevilla at the Camp Nou Saturday, to become the all-time highest scorer in La Liga history. Messi scored his first...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' series moves from NBC to Netfilx
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Tina Fey and Robert Carlock starrer comedy series "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" has been taken over by online streaming service Netflix from NBC. According to Deadline magazine,...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
US and Turkey discuss possibility of regime change in Syria
Istanbul, Nov 23 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul Saturday and discussed the possibility of a transition of power in Syria. "On Syria, we discussed ... not only...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
US condemns Kenya bus attack, terms it 'horrific'
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The US condemned "in the strongest terms", the attack on a bus in Kenya that killed 28 people, terming it as "horrific". The US extends its deepest condolences to the families and loved ones...
Read more on Politics Balla