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Thread: Free MobileMe in iOS 4.2?
11-21-2010, 03:00 PM #61
Im sure there are free options available but device syncing is the main thing I use it for. I also like find my iPhone.
11-21-2010, 07:01 PM #62
11-21-2010, 07:16 PM #63
I also use the find my iPhone app all the time
Last edited by StealthBravo; 11-21-2010 at 07:16 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
11-21-2010, 10:18 PM #64
Hmm, I'm unconvinced. OS portability is an issue too. What do you use for contacts and calendar on a windows machine with mobile me? Does it sync to outlook? Of course you'd be SOL if you wanted to switch to an android phone (or at least a painful export),
Seems to me gmail is a better option even if they were both free...
11-21-2010, 10:47 PM #65
11-22-2010, 02:42 AM #66
Not sure if anyone notices but if you go to add a mail account and select mobile me it will have a tab at the bottom that says "create free account." and then when you click it. It try to load then give is a splash screen "this feature is not currently supported". Would upload screen shots but it's not allowing me to so it from my phone with the mmi app.
11-22-2010, 04:42 AM #67
I pay the 99 per year, but am starting to wonder way. Google Is becoming king in Mac and Win world
11-22-2010, 07:37 PM #68
I was an early-adopter of "mobile me," having had a dot-mac account since October, 2000. Apple has kept adding value to the way I use it, giving me the ability to share photos and files initially and now giving e the ability to keep my calendars and contacts everywhere -- on my iPad, my iPhone and my Mac. The first day I had my iPad, I had all of my Safari bookmarks in sync.
These are all done through the use of a Mobile Me account.
Now, mine is paid for and I have no idea what free accounts might include or not include, but this kind of cloud sync actions, if available for the range of Apple products, it would create a very compelling user experience, indeed. And that would be a real plus for Apple.
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