Apple Admits MobileMe Snags, Gives Free 30-Day Extension

Apple's MobileMe service hit so many snags during its launch period that Apple have just issued an email apology to members. Saying "The transition from .Mac to MobileMe was a lot rockier than we had hoped," Apple's apologizing with a 30-day membership extension for free to anyone who was a .Mac member with an active… » 7/16/08 9:34am 7/16/08 9:34am

MobileMe Website is Up, One Day of Awkwardness Late

So we showed it to you briefly yesterday, but then MobileMe turned around and seemed to bite the Apple that made it, and has been unavailable until just now. Can we assume more technical hitches than its developers had anticipated? Yes, I think we can, particularly given Apple's "it's taking longer than expected" error… » 7/11/08 5:31am 7/11/08 5:31am

.Mac Down For MobileMe Transition

It's official. .Mac is down for the MobileMe transition as of about 9ish Pacific time. It's a little more than an hour past the start of the 8PM-2AM window, so things should be on target for coming back up before 2AM. Our only question at this point is why those four languages are the only ones on the .Mac maintenance… » 7/10/08 12:25am 7/10/08 12:25am