Apple’s cloud sure doesn’t look like Google’s

Apple finally threw its hat into the cloud computing ring in a serious way today with a new service called iCloud, which allows users to synchronize their applications and media across all their devices. It’s an ambitious vision, and one that’s about as different as possible from Google’s.

Apple announces iOS 5: Brings revamped notifications, Twitter integration, iMessage and more

Apple today finally unveiled the details of the next version of its mobile operating system, iOS 5, at its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote this morning. Confirming many previously rumored features, Apple showed off a revamped notification interface, Twitter integration, an improved messaging app, as well as a slew of other features.

Sprint launching HTC EVO 3D and EVO View tablet June 24

If you can’t get enough 3D in your visual diet, Sprint has the phone for you. Sprint on Monday announced a June 24 launch date for the HTC EVO 3D, the first U.S. smartphone with a “glasses-free” 3D screen and the ability to shoot 3D pictures and video. Sprint will also offer the new HTC View 4G tablet on the same day.

Rumor roundup: What will Apple announce at WWDC 2011?

Apple is gearing up to kick off its Worldwide Developers Conference Monday morning, so it’s no surprise that the Apple rumor mill has been in full effect this weekend. We already know that Apple will discuss iOS 5, Max OS X Lion, and iCloud at WWDC, but the specifics have so far eluded the tech community.

How Nokia realized the Meego emperor had no clothes

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop’s bold plan to transform the company from a bumbling has-been to the premiere Windows Phone partner has always seemed like something out a Hollywood thriller — at least, to a gadget geek like me. Businessweek’s latest cover story, which details Elop’s struggle to revamp Nokia, is perhaps the most dramatic telling of that story so far.

Walt Mossberg: Windows 8 is the biggest change to Windows ever

Microsoft executives demonstrated the next version of their operating system today at the D9 conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. But Walt Mossberg, the famous Wall Street Journal tech reviewer who interviewed them, had the most dramatic reaction to the product, suggesting that it’s the biggest change to the Windows interface ever.

Windows Phone 7 gives Microsoft its beachhead in mobile

Every week, VentureBeat editors are crowning the very best mobile developers as “King of Code” via an exclusive editorial profile on VentureBeat.com. We’re looking for innovative developers who are really pushing the envelope in the mobile space. Enter here for a chance to win an exclusive profile on VentureBeat.com, a $1,000 AMEX Gift Card, an Xbox & Kinect Package, and/or a Windows Phone 7 Device. The King of Code contest is sponsored by Windows Phone.