“Apple is set to announce a new, free version of MobileMe next month, according to a trusted iLounge source,” Charles Starrett reports for iLounge.
“The source was told that Apple will be supporting the existing version of MobileMe for the next year, suggesting that the new version will be quite different from the existing service; the extra year of support would likely cover those who recently paid for a full year of MobileMe, prior to Apple removing any method through which a user could pay for the service,” Starrett reports.
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MacDailyNews Note: On May 7, 2010, we reported on a tip we had received that Apple plans to make MobileMe free, stating, “No timeframe was given for MobileMe to go free, other than: ‘sooner than later… depends on certain facilities going operational.'”
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]
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