Oct 06

Last year, when Apple closed the pay-service MobileMe and replaced it with the free iCloud, Apple gave an additional 25GB of storage to former MobileMe users as a thank you. This “gift” was supposed to expire in September this year. But now Apple wrote that they will continue offering complimentary storage for an additional year “As a thank you to our former MobileMe members who moved to iCloud, we have extended the complimentary storage upgrade they received until September 30, 2013. This extension applies to accounts moved to iCloud between October 12th, 2011 and August 1st, 2012.» Extended Complimentary iCloud Storage For Former MobileMe Members

Aug 02

As of today, visitors to MobileMe.com are no longer given the option to convert their accounts to iCloud or to retrieve old photos and files, with Apple now simply pointing users to iCloud. Apple also officially discontinued its iWork.com service, automatically redirecting visitors to the main Apple home page.

Apr 19

reported that Apple has begun notifying at least some MobileMe users of a new upgrade program offering a free copy of Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Apple is offering MobileMe users without Snow Leopard a free copy (normally $29), so you can upgrade to Lion (you will need to pay $30 to upgrade). Once on Lion, you can ditch MobileMe to start using iCloud. » Apple Giving Away Snow Leopard To MobileMe Customers For Free

Apr 13

A German regional court Friday backed a ban on push emails in Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) iCloud and MobileMe services in Germany, granting Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. (MMI) a victory in a global patent war among several technology companies.”The Mannheim regional court backed an earlier court decision that banned Apple from offering the service for synchronizing emails on devices in a patent proceeding brought by Motorola Mobility.» German Judge Upholds Ban On Apple Push Email, Apple Must Pay Motorola!

Oct 12

Apple has officially flipped the switch to turn on iCloud for all users and is no longer in Beta. MobileMe users are now able to migrate their accounts to iCloud once they have upgraded their devices to OS X 10.7.2 and iOS 5. iCloud stores your music, photos, apps, contacts, calendars, and more, and wirelessly pushes them to your iOS 5 devices and computers. iCloud is integrated with your apps, so everything happens automatically. You can login with your Apple ID at iCloud.com. » iCloud Now Live & No Longer In Beta

Nov 21

MobileMe iOS 4-2
MacRumors found some evidence, Apple might just be considering adding a free level of MobileMe service iDevice owners on iOS 4.2. “The evidence comes in the form of a new private framework known as AppleAccounts.framework that includes a series of device-specific error messages referring to free MobileMe accounts. In particular, the error messages include alerts regarding having reached “the maximum number of free accounts” for a given device and certain devices not being “qualified for free MobileMe service.” » Free MobileMe Service For iOS 4.2 Users?

Jun 05

People have noticed a change in the account description on the Account Status preferences pane of MobileMe “Apple’s push and sync solution”. Because of the subscriber name change from “Individual” to “Full Member” people now believe there is a chance Apple will create a “Free Member” option. Its little information to go on, but who knows what Steve has in store for us on the WWDC keynote on June 7th. » MobileMe Gonna Be Free?

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