Date: Tuesday, October 1st, 2013, 06:20
Category: iCloud, News, Software
Not only did the U.S. government enter a shutdown today, so did your complimentary iCloud storage.
Per The Unofficial Apple Weblog, Apple has sent out emails informing iCloud users their complimentary iCloud storage has expired. The complimentary iCloud storage was a free extra 20 GB of storage for MobileMe members. Now all those members will be downgraded to the free 5 GB of iCloud storage all iCloud members get.
While any free storage is generally a good deal, Apple’s complimentary 5 GB now has to weigh against the 7 GB Microsoft has been offering with its SkyDrive service, although it still readily trumps Dropbox’s free 2 GB of storage space.
Still, it had to happen sometime…