It also includes Photo Stream, which wirelessly pushes photos you take with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the Pictures library on your PC — no cable syncing required.

You can also share select photos with friends and family using Shared Photo Streams, complete with notifications and comments.

Note: To create an iCloud account you need an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 5 or later, or a Mac with OS X Lion v10.7.2 or later. Microsoft Outlook 2007, 2010 or an up-to-date browser is required for accessing email, contacts, and calendars. Learn more.