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itunes v icloud

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With all the hype with icloud do you think Apple will want to dump itunes in the future? How feasible is it to keep the 2 systems running? My 1st experience with icloud wasn't a good one as it crashed during the upgrade to ios5. OK it's new and like anything it needs time to settle down, but we're dealing with personal info, music and movie choice and I don't want to loose that.

Also I don't want all my material stored into icloud, especially when you have to pay for it.
 
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im not sure this is a legit question. You think one will be dropped in the future? One is a media (music movie podcasts books) purchasing and manipulation app.. the other is a web based syncing/storage system...
I highly doubt either of the 2 are going anywhere anytime soon. MobileMe stuck around for a few years and that was a flop from the get go.
 
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I could definitely see iTunes turning into some variation of iCloud in the future. iCloud isn't that much different from iTunes. They both hold media, but one has a source of acquiring apps and songs, which is something easily adoptable in a cloud setting like amazon. Wifi sync already exists, and it seems like Apple want's to make the iOS devices independent of computers. There could be a time when all of our media is stored in the cloud, and I know it will make some fools uneasy, even me.
 
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My 1st experience with icloud wasn't a good one as it crashed during the upgrade to ios5.

aroog? iCloud is a virtual storage system, that provides such things as email (via IMAP/POP/SMTP as usua), contact/calendar synching, and photo synching. Nothing more. It is, in effect, a dumbed down (but free) version of Mobile Me.
 

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