Remains of the Day: iCloud, uCloud, we all cloud for iCloud

Will Apple's iCloud be free as in water? Can OS X hope to combat the malware menace? Is Apple's secret data center merely a front for its nefarious plot to drill into the Earth's core? We raise all of these questions and, frankly, answer none of them in the remainders for Wednesday, June 1, 2011.


With only a few days to go before , expect the rumors to come fast furious (minus Vin Diesel and Paul Walker). AppleInsider reports that all Lion users may get some iCloud services for free, though probably not the rumored . We have it on good authority, however, that AppleInsider's sources are slightly mistaken--instead, all Mac users will get a free cloud like a lion.


Those malware creators certainly are industrious; if only they'd turn to the light side of the Force. Not long after , a new variant of the Mac Defender Trojan horse appeared that can fly underneath Apple's radar (until it updates its definitions, anyway). We hear the key to its stealthy tactics is that it's more of a . I mean, nobody expects a rabbit inquisition.