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Apple Registers 50 New Domain Names Associated With WWDC Announcements

Dot Weekly posts a list (via TechCrunch) of fifty new domain names registered by Apple on Monday in association with its announcements made at its WWDC keynote. While none of them appear to be a surprise given the features and products announced at the event, the list does provide an interesting glimpse at how Apple is locking up web references to its products.
airplaymirroring.com, appleairplaymirroring.com, appledocumentsinthecloud.com, applegestures.com, appleicloudphotos.com, appleicloudphotostream.com, appleimessage.com, appleimessaging.com, appleiosv.com, appleitunesinthecloud.com, appleitunesmatch.com, applelaunchpad.com, applemailconversationview.com, applepcfree.com, applephotostream.com, appleversions.com, conversationview.com, icloudstorageapi.com, icloudstorageapi.com, icloudstorageapis.com, icloudstorageapis.com, ios5newsstand.com, ios5pcfree.com, ipaddocumentsinthecloud.com, ipadimessage.com, ipadpcfree.com, iphonedocumentsinthecloud.com, iphoneimessage.com, iphonepcfree.com, itunesinthecloud.com, itunesmatching.com, macairdrop.com, macgestures.com, macmailconversationview.com, macosxlionairdrop.com, macosxlionlaunchpad.com, macosxlionmissioncontrol.com, macosxlionresume.com, macosxlionversions.com, macosxversions.com, mailconversationview.com, osxlionairdrop.com, osxlionconversationview.com, osxliongestures.com, osxlionlaunchpad.com, osxlionresume.com, osxlionversions.com, osxresume.com, pcfreeipad.com, pcfreeiphone.com
The new registrations are of course accompanied by icloud.com, which Apple acquired from Swedish company Xcerion as that firm rebranded its cloud services as CloudMe. Apple apparently also acquired icloud.org from Xcerion as part of that deal, although that domain continues to redirect to Xcerion's CloudMe services instead of Apple's iCloud pages.



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100 months ago
Anyone who actually goes to site named osxlionconversationview.com looking for Apple stuff deserves to have the MacDefender trojan on their machine.
Rating: 20 Votes
100 months ago

Quickly! they missed appleinthecloud.com


With diamonds!
Rating: 15 Votes
100 months ago
Quickly! they missed appleinthecloud.com
Rating: 10 Votes
100 months ago
I've just registered them all but with .co.uk on the end.
Rating: 10 Votes
100 months ago
I find this pretty hilarious :D
Rating: 7 Votes
100 months ago

Quickly! they missed appleinthecloud.com


And http://androidnotificationsystem.com! :p

I should follow this up with ofcourseimjoking.com before flame is applied to me.
Rating: 7 Votes
100 months ago
They missed www.weareapple-allyourbasearebelongtous.com
Rating: 6 Votes
100 months ago
i don't know why you'd ever feel you need macmailconversationview.com but whatever
Rating: 5 Votes
100 months ago
I'm surprised that

thenwhythe#%$&doesntitdothat.com

didn't make the cut. Unless Steve is buying it as his personal domain!

But seriously, I guess if you're as rich as Apple, you can buy up as many domain names as you want, no matter how unlikely someone will be to actually use them.

Btw, ipadpcfree.com as well as the term PC Free come dangerously close to Apple breaking its own promotional guidelines (http://fortunebrainstormtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/apple_3pp_guidelines_1-1-11.pdf). :p

The use of "free" as a modifier in any Apple product reference in a prominent manner (headlines, call-outs, etc.) is prohibited.

Rating: 5 Votes
100 months ago

Anyone who actually goes to site named osxlionconversationview.com looking for Apple stuff deserves to have the MacDefender trojan on their machine.


I completely agree! Hilarious!
Rating: 4 Votes

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