Topic / MobileMe

iCloud: Free Music, Calendar, Mail, Contacts, App Sync

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Last but not least from WWDC 2011, Apple has announced MobileMe is dead and has been remade into iCloud. Apple admitted that MobleMe tarnished their reputation and has announced iCloud, a much better service, will be completely free instead of $99. “We’ve been working for 10 years to get rid of the file system.” Steve Jobs said to the excited audience at WWDC. “When you try and teach someone to […]

Fortune: Jobs furious over MobileMe launch

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The plagued launch of Apple’s cloud service MobileMe back in 2008 saw Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, ferociously condemning the team, labelling the problems as tarnishing Apple’s reputation, according to a new Fortune article called Inside Apple. Designed to replace the .Mac service, MobileMe’s launch was plagued by problems at the start, with reports of slow loading times and servers down constantly – forcing Apple to give a free month […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 34: Two Girls, One Wii

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The little Wii gets a bit more intimate with a brand new game, Mortal Kombat banned in Australia and the MacBook Pro gets a little hardware revamp – and we make a big deal about it and the new Thunderbolt. Wait, what? That’s all this week on the TECHGEEK Weekly podcast with the return of James Wilson plus one guest – Matt Rossi. Who? Matt Rossi, a friend of one […]

TECHGEEK Podcast #22: It’s a series of tubes

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It’s the second to last show of the year! And we go off with some Wikileaks news, because that has happen to dominate the news, with all the hacking and arrests. Wow. As well, we discuss the new Facebook profile design changes, and the new Chrome OS laptop. We also find that Tom has had his internet capped, George Lucas is creepy, Steve Jobs has something he wants to say […]

Jobs in email: MobileMe to “get a lot better” in 2011

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Without Find my iPhone – which was recently made free by Apple in order to shore up more users for the tracking software – the MobileMe service seems to be just another cloud file storage/communications provider that you probably wouldn’t waste over $99 for it when you could get it for free at other providers. Well, according to MacRumours, Steve Jobs may have hinted at a possible revamp for MobileMe, […]

Find My iPhone now free

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With all the running around with iOS 4.2, one of the BIG things for users is the fact that if paying $80-$120 to be able to find your lost iOS device seems a tad expensive. But fear not! Apple, as of iOS 4.2, have made Find My iPhone free by creating a new account from the Settings app and verifying your email address. Once complete, you can now use Find […]

New MobileMe Calendar Officially Launched

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Apple’s new revamped MobileMe interface first updated the Mail application, now it’s Calendar’s turn. The Calendar was in Public Beta in early July and has now officially exited the beta stage, being rolled out to all MobileMe customers. The announcement unveils several new features for the MobileMe Calendar such as push and syncing improvements for iOS devices, calendar sharing and publishing, brand new interface and event invitations with RSVP’s.

TECHGEEK Tips 8: Getting MobileMe features for FREE

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Yeah, sorry for the delay. All of our editors have been busy, and I forgot to schedule to post this on the blog. Terence Huynh hosts this week’s TECHGEEK Tip about replacing the core main features of MobileMe for free. No more will you have to pay more than $99 a month when you can get these features for FREE! Well, with the exception of one. This is based on […]

How to Replace MobileMe for Free

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Apple’s online suite, while expensive, does look pretty. But can you get most of the job it does for free? You bet. Here are some free alternatives to MobileMe applications. Oh, and excuse my l33t Photoshop skills.

MobileMe gets a Facelift, Find My iPhone App as well.

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What a way to end the week. On top of the news that there has been over 600,000 iPhone 4 orders, a new Mac mini and a FCC inquiry into possible anti-competitive practices by Apple, the big fruit has updated its MobileMe Web Interface and launched a new Find My iPhone App.

MobileMe accounts extended – again

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In another move to make up for the problems that MobileMe has been plagued with since its launch in July, Apple has made another extension to many users, giving another 60 days for free – on top of the 30 days free extension it gave users in July. In an e-mail to subscribers, Apple has said that the suite of services needs more work. The service was to be an […]

MobileMe’s meltdown causes Apple to give a free month

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The launch of the MobileMe service from Apple, which was to replace the .mac service, has been a complete failure as Apple was forced to give a free month to users for a second time. The new service allows users to sync calendars, contacts, emails and data to PCs, Macs and iPhones for $119 a year. However, the service has been plagued with problems since the launch, when it was […]