Apple launched a new e-mail beta program late Wednesday for users of its MobileMe subscription service.
The MobileMe Mail beta adds a number of new features to the service to help users take advantage of the service on the Web and on other supported devices like the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, and PC.
The beta version of Mail sees the addition of widescreen and compact views, e-mail rules, single-click archiving, a formatting toolbar, and SSL protection.
E-mail rules setup at Me.com will propagate to all of the devices where you receive MobileMe e-mail. Because it's an IMAP … Read more
From the Rumors We Want to Believe Dept., MacDailyNews reported Friday that "Apple is planning to make MobileMe free."
As most iPhone owners know, Apple currently charges $99 per year for the service, which keeps your data (e-mail, contacts, appointments, etc.) in sync between your devices, your PCs, and the Web. MobileMe also provides the potentially invaluable Find My iPhone and Remote Wipe features.
Tempting though all that may be, I've never pulled the trigger on a MobileMe subscription. That's in part because I hate subscriptions in general, and in part because I think $99 is … Read more
Apple's MobileMe technology executive has been appointed chief technology officer at Thumbplay, the cloud-based music company said on Monday.
Pablo Calamera was most recently director of Apple's MobileMe, and spent a total of 10 years at the company over the course of his career. In the newly created position of CTO, he will report directly to Evan Schwartz, Thumbplay CEO and co-founder.
Thumbplay said Calamera will oversee all technology initiatives, including its new cloud-based music service. Thumbplay, in private beta in the U.S., offers unlimited, on-demand access to songs. Thumbplay Music is currently available for select BlackBerry … Read more
On these devices the Web site looks different from the one you see when you visit your PC or Mac and offers:A direct link to instructions about configuring Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and Find My iPhone on your iPhone or iPod Touch. A link that allows you to access Find My iPhone from any iPhone or iPod Touch when yours is lost. Direct links to download the iDisk or Gallery apps from the … Read more
MacFixIt Answers is a feature from MacFixIt in which we answer questions e-mailed to us by our readers. We have been getting regular contacts and questions from our readers, and we hope to share our correspondence so everyone may benefit from and contribute to them. This week we have questions about MobileMe synchronization errors, video resolution problems at boot-up, finding RSS URLs in Mail, booting to Safe Mode in Boot Camp, and missing items on the Desktop.… Read more