Apple rolled out its new iCloud service and latest mobile software to a
chorus of user complaints this week, after glitches led to email access
problems and long delays in installation.
The reported issues include users who have lost their email access, after
Apple launched iCloud, as well as others who encountered hours-long delays
in downloading and installation of the new iOS 5 operating system for the
iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch .
"Some users were experiencing intermittent authentication errors when trying
to use mail," Apple said in a status update on its webpage for iCloud
support. "Normal service has been restored. We apologize for any
Apple added that is has already resolved other issues such as: slowness when
signing in to iCloud, users unable to back up their data, and delays
receiving verification emails from Apple.