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To think that it's not a memory stick if you have to pay a yearly subscription

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YesIamYourSisterInLaw Fri 21-Dec-12 14:51:03

Just been to buy an ipadmini and the saleswoman offered me starter package that was on a deal. The deal was a case and iCloud. Being an apple virgin I asked what cloud is and she just explained that as you can't buy memory sticks for apple products the iCloud is just a memory stick. Great I though so I paid, walked out and then read to back of the pack to see you have to renew it yearly. Am I old fashioned in thinking that a memory stick is something you own and you don't have to keep paying for or risk loosing all your extra photos etc.

YesIamYourSisterInLaw Fri 21-Dec-12 14:51:53

The not to

OutragedAtThePriceOfFreddos Fri 21-Dec-12 14:57:31

You may have misunderstood the sales person. iCloud is just a back up for your data, it's not like a memory stick. It means that if you lose or break your iPad and you have stored your pictures or whatever on iCloud, then when you get a new device it can easily be re installed.

You can't take your paid for iCloud storage and put it into anyone's iPad like you could with a memory stick and a PC.

I have iCloud storage, but I didn't know I would have to renew it, not unless I want to store more stuff.

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