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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MobileMe’

MobileMe Is Dead; Long Live iCloud

We’ve been telling you for awhile now that Apple was making preparations for the final shutdown of MobileMe, the cloud service that preceded iCloud. When Apple first announced iCloud at last year’s WWDC keynote, they said that the older (and formerly paid) MobileMe service would be going offline on June 30th. On Saturday, right on schedule, Apple officially pulled the …

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MobileMe Shuts Down Soon; Get Your Stuff And Get Out

It’s been nearly a year now since Apple announced iCloud at last year’s Worldwide Developers Conference. The new cloud storage and computing service was intended to be a free replacement for the old MobileMe, which had required a paid subscription. As part of the announcement, Apple declared that MobileMe would be shutting down in just over one year’s time: on …

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Apple Extends iCloud Storage Offer For MobileMe Subscribers Until September 30th

Apple has extended an offer to give MobileMe subscribers an extra 20GB of iCloud storage for free when they switch over. The free storage was originally set to expire on June 30th, the same day that MobileMe shuts down. After that point, users who’d gotten the fee upgrade would have to pay for the additional storage. Now, though, that free …

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OS X Snow Leopard Now Free For MobileMe Subscribers

Apple has begun offering MobileMe users who are still running Mac OS 10.5 Leopard a free upgrade to 10.6 Snow Leopard, as an incentive to switch to iCloud. Since iCloud requires users to be running OS 10.7 Lion, users still running Leopard and Snow Leopard can’t get it on their Macs. MobileMe, however, is effectively dead, replaced by iCloud last …

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