iDisk


iDisk was file hosting service introduced by Apple Inc to all MobileMe members that makes then to save their pictures, videos, documents, personal files, etc on-line so that this enable them to access their files remotely.

iDisk incorporated with Macintosh personal Computer OS X, showing like a network drive. Macintosh personal computer OS X v10.3 through v10. 6 could possibly cache improvements to an iDisk space while off-line and synchronize updates later. Any WebDAV client could also access an iDisk volume. From 2000-2002, iDisk was free for all Macintosh users through iTools, a group of services that evolved into .Mac, and then after a name change in 2008 became Mobile Me.

Features of iDisk

  • IDISK: Processor+memory+fast network per disk
  •  Push processing to data, rather than data to CPU
  •  Allows processing of system to scale with increasing storage demand
  •  Speed network allows direct IDISK-to-IDISK comm..
  •  Trades expensive central processor MIPS for less costly disk processor MIPS

 iDisk advantages

  • Enhanced performance from exploiting data parallelism
  • Implausible reduction in data movement
  • Reduced cost: trade expensive MIPs for cheap MIPs

Steps to use iDisk on iPhone

  • Create your MobileMe account
  • Go to iTunes to find iDisk application
  • Download app and sign into your account.
  • Click on the icon on the upper left of the screen to go to the iDisk home.
  • Upload files, pictures, music, and other big files to big to email by clicking on the upload button
  • You can now see those files on your device
  • Find the iDisk application and select it.
  • Sign into iDisk when it prompts you to do so.
  • Choose the folder that houses the file you want to view.
  • Click on the file
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