Apple’s iCloud service is going live on October 12 — the same day iOS 5 launches. The service comes with 5GB of free storage and can sync contacts, calendars, documents, and photos to Macs and iOS devices. Apple’s iTunes Match service that stores your music in iCloud and lets you stream it to any device for $24.99 a year will go live in the US at the end of October.

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