Apple announced today that there are now 250 million users on its iCloud service. That’s a big increase from the 190 million users that it reported back in October, which itself was up from 150 million in July.
The numbers were revealed during this afternoon’s conference call discussing Apple’s earnings for the first quarter of the fiscal year.
iCloud, which replaced Apple’s MobileMe service in 2011, allows users to sync documents, photos, email, and other content and data across multiple devices. In the past quarter, Apple released iTunes 11, which includes deeper integration with iCloud.
Started by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne, Apple has expanded from computers to consumer electronics over the last 30 years, officially changing their name from Apple Computer, Inc. to Apple, Inc. in January 2007. Among the key offerings from Apple’s product line are: Pro line laptops (MacBook Pro) and desktops (Mac Pro), consumer line laptops (MacBook Air) and desktops (iMac), servers (Xserve), Apple TV, the Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server operating systems, the iPod, the...