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icloud, the world’s first free online computer, launches worldwide today, taking Cloud Computing to the next level


icloud, the online service that gives you the freedom of your friends, files and digital life on any computer. After 8 years of development icloud is today officially launched worldwide as the online PC for everyone without a PC

Linköping, Sweden - April 7th, 2009 -
Xcerion today announce the launch of icloud, the world’s first free online computer, giving everybody in the world their own online computer packed with free storage, applications, virtual desktop and backup accessible from any computer connected to the Internet. Starting today the icloud service is available in English, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish and Filipino languages.


The public launch of icloud builds on a closed beta testing program and the incorporation of user feedback from iclouder’s worldwide. icloud is proud to announce free icloud accounts for everyone at http://icloud.com.

Daniel Arthursson, the founder of icloud say, "With icloud, we put a virtual computer together with free storage and free applications in the hands of everybody in the world, it’s the PC for everyone without a PC. Everybody can now access and share documents, photos, music and their complete digital life from any computer".

The public version includes:
  • Access to your friends, files and digital life on any computer
  • 3 GB free storage space to safely store documents, photos and music online
  • 30 free applications such as Office, Mail, Music, Video, IM, Sharing, Games, Collaboration and Development tools
  • 20 free widgets
  • Free backup to provide secure storage, including WedDav
  • Zero installation, icloud runs in your Internet Explorer or Firefox browser


About icloud
Founded in 2001 by Daniel Arthursson, Xcerion provides icloud (icloud.com), the worlds leading "Cloud OS" based on proprietary groundbreaking technology with 22 pending patents.

icloud is a complete platform for sharing experiences with friends. It is secure, social and always accessible from any computer or device. Applications on icloud include office productivity, development tools, media and widgets. Over time, a wide range of applications will be available through an easy to use marketplace and application development toolbox

Xcerion AB is based in Linkoping, Sweden, privately held and funded by Northzone Ventures.

Please visit icloud.com to learn more.

Comments (7)
1. May 13, 2009 at 05:27 PM
Congratulations. Nice work. I like how full screen is working now. I look forward to the FireFox support firming up.
Written by Larry (Guest)
2. Apr 10, 2009 at 04:04 AM
Cool. Respect from Russia.
Written by Parado (Guest)
3. Apr 10, 2009 at 04:03 AM
Cool. Respect from Russia.
Written by Parado (Guest)
4. Apr 10, 2009 at 04:02 AM
I think they call it the first because iCloud was being developed before eyeOS was even planned :P
Written by Hampe (Guest)
5. Apr 09, 2009 at 08:50 AM
Great progress and good luck with the future of Icloud!
Written by Stephan Darbell (Guest)
6. Apr 09, 2009 at 08:49 AM
Stort grattis, kul att ni nått denna milstolpe!
Written by Calle Liljeholm (Guest)
7. Apr 09, 2009 at 08:49 AM
"the world’s first free online computer" 
Surely you guys have heard of eyeOS? icloud looks impressive but calling it the first is a stretch.
Written by Darren (Guest)

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