Preparing for MobileMe’s June 30 Shutdown

9:25 AM, Jun. 29th, 2012 · · iCloud

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Apple has been reminding MobileMe subscribers for months that this Saturday, June 30, will be the day it shuts down the online service and moves forward with iCloud. If you haven’t migrated your MobileMe content to iCloud yet, there’s still time — but not much.

MobileMe shuts down Saturday. Really.

Yojimbo iCloud Syncing Near, Requires MAS Purchase

5:49 PM, Jun. 26th, 2012 · · iCloud

Yojimbo & iCloud

The good news for Bare Bones Software’s Yojimbo users is that a migration path for iCloud syncing is (finally) almost ready. The bad news is that a combination of Apple’s policies means that in order to make that migration, users will have to purchase a new copy from the Mac App Store.

Preparing for MobileMe’s June 30 Shutdown

12:49 PM, Jun. 26th, 2012 · · iCloud

Apple has been reminding MobileMe subscribers for months that this Saturday, June 30, will be the day it shuts down the online service and moves forward with iCloud. If you haven’t migrated your MobileMe content to iCloud yet, there’s still time — but not much.

New in iOS 6: Passbook

3:48 PM, Jun. 11th, 2012 · · iCloud

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is bringing the iPhone a step closer to being your digital wallet with the introduction of Passbook, a new app that will be included with iOS 6. The app manages customer loyalty cards and digital tickets for services such as airlines and movie theaters, and can display the appropriate card or ticket using iOS 6’s geofencing feature.

Apple Extends Free iCloud Storage for MobileMe Users to Sept. 30

9:52 AM, May. 7th, 2012 · · iCloud

iCloud MobileMe Storage Ends 9/30/12

MobileMe members migrating to Apple’s iCloud service will get to keep their complimentary additional data storage allotment until September 30, 2012, according to an official MobileMe to iCloud transition FAQ posted at Apple’s website. The announcement affects paid MobileMe members with the standard 20 GB storage allotment who received 20 GB of free iCloud storage at the time of their migration to the service, and those at the optional 40 GB and 60 GB tiers who received 50 GB of iCloud storage.

Apple Lets MobileMe Users Keep Mac.com & Me.com E-mail

9:47 PM, May. 1st, 2012 · · iCloud

MobileMe Message from Apple

Apple told MobileMe customers on Tuesday that they could now keep their Mac.com and Me.com email accounts even after MobileMe shuts down in June of 2012. The company began sending out notices to MobileMe customers offering a path for keeping their email accounts working even if they don’t meet all the iCloud requirements.

PDFpen for iPad Adds Retina Display Support

3:00 PM, Apr. 25th, 2012 · · iCloud

Smile Software announced the immediate availability of PDFpen for the iPad 1.1 on Wednesday. The update for the PDF viewing and editing app added support for the third generation iPad’s high resolution Retina Display, and added support for grouping documents in folders.

Universal Movies Join iCloud Streaming

9:31 AM, Apr. 9th, 2012 · · iCloud

Movies from Universal Studios joined the list of titles available for iCloud streaming over the weekend. Universal and Fox have been the two big holdouts, although word surfaced in March that both studios could join the iCloud family soon.