MobileMe archive

  • Apple iCloud storage to be downgraded to 5GB from 30 September
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    Apple iCloud storage to be downgraded to 5GB from 30 September

    By 26 September 2012

    If you’re an Apple iCloud subscriber you’ll need to check that your storage capacity hasn’t exceeded 5GB. As of 30 September, the cloud storage service will be limited to 5GB unless users upgrade. An email has been sent to subscribers informing...

  • iDisk and iWeb killed by Apple in iCloud move
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    iDisk and iWeb killed by Apple in iCloud move

    By 27 June 2011

    Apple has detailed the MobileMe to iCloud transition process, confirming that iDisk and iWeb will be canned at the same time - along with the MobileMe Gallery. The services will cease to be available for fanboys after 30 June 2012, by which time you should...

  • What is Apple iCloud?
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    What is Apple iCloud?

    By 6 June 2011

    It’s a wonderful thing when Steve Jobs stands in front of a captive audience in his black polo neck and blue jean combo to announce a whole set of products that are better than anything ever made before. It truly is. The tech savy and the super geek...

  • Sherlock uses MePhone to solve crime
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    Sherlock uses MePhone to solve crime

    By 25 July 2010

    How do you solve a modern day Sherlock Holmes mystery? Use MePhone.org.uk of course. In the new BBC 1 drama Sherlock, the hero of the hour tracks down a serial killer using a smartphone service called MePhone. Rather than give the Apple iPhone and its...

  • Windows Phone 7 to get MobileMe rival - Windows Phone Live
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    Windows Phone 7 to get MobileMe rival - Windows Phone Live

    By 13 July 2010

    Microsoft has spilled the beans on a companion site service for Windows Phone 7 that looks like an attempt at emulating the success of Apple's MobileMe. Except for one major difference - Microsoft's offering will not cost Windows Phone 7 customers a penny....

  • MobileMe revamp: No excuses for losing your iPhone now
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    MobileMe revamp: No excuses for losing your iPhone now

    By 18 June 2010

    MobileMe has undergone a bit of a makeover and, to tie in with the relaunch, Apple has also released the "Find my iPhone" app in the App Store. The app, which still requires a MobileMe account, and has been an available service via MobileMe for a while...

  • Apple to take on Gmail with MobileMe webmail
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    Apple to take on Gmail with MobileMe webmail

    By 13 May 2010

    Apple has introduced its new MobileMe webmail application in beta. Current MobileMe users can get involved by requesting an invite after signing in to their account. It seems that the war between Apple and Google for tech supremacy has a new battlefield...

  • Apple offers MobileMe Gallery iPhone app
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    Apple offers MobileMe Gallery iPhone app

    By 18 January 2010

    Apple is offering a new in-house app for its iPhone platform with the launch of the new MobileMe Gallery application on the App Store. "The new MobileMe Gallery app is a great way to view the photos in your MobileMe gallery on your iPhone or iPod touch",...

  • MobileMe Find My iPhone claims first arrest
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    MobileMe Find My iPhone claims first arrest

    By 31 August 2009

    Apple's Find My iPhone feature on the iPhone has claimed its first victim after a robber was caught red handed with a stolen phone. While most phones that are stolen end up never being re-united with their owner, when one American from Shadyside near...

  • COMMENT: Does MobileMe app mean no other cloud apps on the iPhone?
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    COMMENT: Does MobileMe app mean no other cloud apps on the iPhone?

    By 30 July 2009

    Apple's launch of its MobileMe iDisk remote access app makes the iPhone able to access files from your iDisk (MobileMe) drive in the cloud. Now before we get into the ramifications of what this could mean for devices in the future, does it also mean that...

  • Microsoft to take on Apple's MobileMe?
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    Microsoft to take on Apple's MobileMe?

    By 20 January 2009

    Microsoft could be about to announce a new rival to Apple's MobileMe service if online rumours are to be believed. Based on news Pocket-lint bought you back in October, Microsoft is supposedly about to release a mobile version of its Live Mesh technology...

  • Eye-Fi doubles memory card transfer speeds
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    Eye-Fi doubles memory card transfer speeds

    By 24 September 2008

    Along with SanDisk and Lexar, Eye-Fi has opted to increase the data transfer speeds offered by its range of memory cards. An update will be released on 05 October and will double the speed of the card's wireless transfer from 350Kbps to 700Kbps. The bumped...

  • MobileMe users being targeted in internet scam
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    MobileMe users being targeted in internet scam

    By 20 August 2008

    A card protection service says that hundreds of MobileMe subscribers have been tricked into handing over personal information in a phishing campaign. CardCops, which is owned by the Affinion Group, claims that data on several hundred .Mac member's data...

  • MobileMe account get 60-day extension
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    MobileMe account get 60-day extension

    By 19 August 2008

    So it may not have apologised publicly as such, but Apple is holding out the olive branch to customers affected by the MobileMe disaster. It gave out 30 days free last month to all MobileMe users, but now is offering a further 60 days, perhaps reflecting...

  • Jobs says MobileMe "not up to Apple's standards"
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    Jobs says MobileMe "not up to Apple's standards"

    By 5 August 2008

    Steve Jobs has said that MobileMe launched too soon and was "not up to Apple's standards". The admission comes in an internal email sent to Apple employees that says the service was flawed, the launch could have been handled better and it needed more...

  • Apple blogs about MobileMe service
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    Apple blogs about MobileMe service

    By 28 July 2008

    In a rare move for Apple, the company has begun a blog to keep users updated with the status of the troubled "MobileMe" service. The opening post, from David G., states: "Steve Jobs has asked me to write a posting every other day or so to let everyone...

  • Apple apologises for MobileMe mess
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    Apple apologises for MobileMe mess

    By 16 July 2008

    Apple has issued an apology to users if its MobileMe after the service suffered from some fairly major teething problems. To apologise, the company is giving all users 30 days free. The message MobileMe-ers received reads as follows: "We have recently...

  • .Mac becomes MobileMe
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    .Mac becomes MobileMe

    By 9 June 2008

    Apple has rebranded its .Mac email service and evolved it to allow users to get information from where ever they are in the world. “Think of MobileMe as ‘Exchange for the rest of us,’” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Now users who are not part...