A Non-Technical Explanation of The Cloud and Apple’s iCloud

I’ve had a lot of people ask me to explain what “the Cloud” is, and whether it’s the same as Apple’s iCloud service. They also wanted to get a better understanding of what iCloud does, and why they’d want to use it.

This audio lesson explains both the Cloud and more specifically iCloud (which is Apple’s own cloud service) and an overview of how it works — it’s not just for iPhone and iPad, but also for both Windows and Mac computers.

Click the play button to have a listen:

 

 

Note: while “the cloud” is a generic term, iCloud is a specific trademarked term owned by Apple Inc.