Beta Preview Of iCloud For iOS 6 With New Reminders, Notes, Calendar And Find My iPhone Web Apps

Back in May Apple launched a beta version of iCloud’s website that was only up for a small amount of time. While this beta version of iCloud’s website was only up for what seemed like moments screenshots of the website spread around the internet that hinted Apple would be adding Notes and Reminders web apps for iCloud.

After Apple launched this beta version of iCloud’s website I began checking the site off and on to catch when it would become fully functional. Sure enough, today I visited beta.icloud.com and to my delight it allowed me to login with my developer account.

Upon logging into beta.icloud.com you will be presented with seven icons, four of which will have a beta banner in the left hand corner of them – Calendar, Notes, Reminders and Find My iPhone.

iCloud Beta Control Panel

The web version of Find My iPhone looks very sharp, and includes a battery life indicator for your devices so that you will know how long you have to actually find it. Interestingly enough, it looks like Apple has decided to stick with Google Maps for Find My iPhone rather than using its own technologies mixed with Tom-Tom.

Find My iPhone iCloud iOS 6

As for the Reminders and Notes applications they are pretty much a replication of the iOS versions. You can add Notes and Reminders in real-time just like you would be able to on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.

Reminders iCloud iOS 6

Last, but not least the Calendar application is just like its iOS counterpart, and functions that exact same way. To be honest, it is really impressive how Apple was able to create such stunning replications of these stock iOS apps on the web.

Calendar iCloud iOS-6

If you currently have an iOS developer account you can check out these new web apps featured on beta.icloud.com for yourself. Otherwise you will have to wait for the iOS 6 firmware to officially ship in the Fall. What are your first thoughts on these new iCloud apps? Share your responses and further thoughts in the comments section.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/NoyKedem1 Noy Kedem

    Indeed awesome :) Can we also edit our notes and reminders using iCloud? or is it just for viewing?

  • JadenEllett

    You can edit everything just like you can with the stock iOS apps :) It will then re-sync with all your devices.

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    An smart Apple Insider audience, an exciting modify to both the iOS and web-based versions of Discover My iPhone is the inclusion of an assortment power gauge in the top right area of it information screen as seen below. 

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     It would be excellent to be able to discuss sound tracks through more than just e-mail or information. We want to be able to synchronize them to iCloud for simple cross-device giving.